7 things to do in Vancouver today: Monday, November 12

Nov 8 2018, 8:32 am


Wrap up your long weekend with one of these seven Vancouver events happening on Monday, November 12. Cold Reading Series, Oliver Francis, and more.

For more things happening around town be sure to check out our events section.

Cold Reading Series 25th Anniversary Party

What: Celebrating 25 years of writers, actors and musicians coming together to hone their craft and build relationships in Vancouver. This event has helped shape countless screenplays, TV episodes and other original works since 1993.

When: Monday, November 12, 2018
Time: Casting actors for the readings will begin at 6:30 pm, showtime at 8 pm
Where: VFS Cafe – 390 West Hastings Street, Vancouver
Admission: $5 suggested donation

Diwali Celebration Sunset Family Fun


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What: A free celebration of dance, music, education, Diya making, crafts, and more. A playgym (including a bouncy castle) and a healthy snack concession will be available.

When: Monday, November 12, 2018
Time: 11 am to 1 pm
Where: Sunset Community Centre – 6810 Main Street, Vancouver
Admission: Free

Oliver Francis

What: Alex Kelly, better known as Oliver Francis, is a rapper, producer and songwriter from Columbia, Missouri. He plays a special all ages show with Big Baby Scumbag, Crim and QC.

When: Monday, November 12, 2018
Time: 6:30 pm
Where: Fortune Sound Club – 147 E Pender Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Stat Monday Brunch Cartoons at Storm Crow Tavern

What: Enjoy the brunch menu at Storm Crow Tavern while enjoying episodes of Sailor Moon on the screens.

When: Monday, November 12, 2018
Time: 11 am to 2 pm
Where: Storm Crow Tavern – 1305 Commercial Drive, Vancouver
Admission: Free, menu prices vary

Korpiklaani & Arkona

What: Folk metal bands Korpiklaani from Finland and Arkona from Russia are teaming up for The Wayfarer North American Tour.

Where: Monday, November 12, 2018
Time: Doors at 6 pm
When: Rickshaw Theatre – 254 E Hastings Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online, $29.50

Mountain School: Backcountry First Aid


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What: Arc’teryx Kitsilano presents another installment of Mountain School, their ongoing educational series focused on mountain and backcountry adventures. Timely for the upcoming winter season, the workshop will be focusing on Backcountry First Aid, with a significance placed on: hypothermia prevention after an injury. Led by Jean-Marc Savoie is a Squamish-based paramedic and rescue tech with TEAAM (Technical Evacuation & Advanced Aero Medical Society), with accreditation from JIBC.

When: Monday, November 12, 2018
Time: 6 to 9 pm
Where: Arc’teryx Kitsilano – 2033 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver
Tickets: Online, $5

Hands on Raw Vegan Dessert Workshop

What: The two Chefs behind Indigo Age Cafe and Rawmaste Food Co. present a two-day workshop of hands-on raw dessert making! The first day will be focused on beginner basics and then onto more advanced techniques for the second day. Attendees can take one class or both, and will be provided with raw treats, tea and beverages for each day.

Time: 6 to 9 pm (Sunday), 12 to 3 pm (Monday)
Where: 436 Richards Street, Vancouver
Registration: Online

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