7 things to do in Vancouver today: Monday, September 24

Sep 21 2018, 5:00 pm

Autumn is just getting started, so have fun with these seven events happening in Vancouver today, Monday, September 24. Don’ miss Sea Otter Awareness Week, Black Joe Louis, and more.

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

Sea Otter Awareness Week at Vancouver Aquarium

  • What: Get to know the six resident rescued sea otters – Tanu, Katmai, Mak, Kunik, Rialto, and Hardy – and learn about these incredible species ambassadors as you take in special programs and activities.
  • When: Now to Sunday, September 30, 2018
  • Time: Regular hours
  • Where: Vancouver Aquarium – 845 Avison Way, Stanley Park
  • Tickets: Online

Buffy Sainte-Marie: The Authorized Biography book launch

  • What: Join Andrea Warner and special guests JB the First Lady and Angela Sterritt for an evening to celebrate the launch of Buffy Sainte-Marie: The Authorized Biography. This free event will feature live musical performances and readings, classic Buffy songs, a book signing, and more. 
  • When: Monday, September 24, 2018
  • Time: Doors 6:15 pm
  • Where: Fox Cabaret – 2321 Main Street, Vancouver
  • Admission: Free

Black Joe Lewis & The Honeybears

  • What: Black Joe Lewis & The Honeybears return to Vancouver for their fall tour with special guest Paul Cherry.
  • When: Monday, September 24, 2018
  • Time: Doors 8 pm
  • Where: Venue Nightclub – 881 Granville Street Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $27.50 plus fees

Coast Salish Blanket Workshop

  • What: Hosted by Chief Janice George and Buddy Joseph, this is an excellent opportunity to learn traditional Salish weaving skills from seasoned weavers. Participants will enjoy an introduction to the historical and cultural significance of Salish weaving techniques. Each participant will subsequently create a textile with loom techniques under the direction of the instructors and leave the workshop with their own textile. A light lunch will also be served. Limited to 20 spaces.
  • When: Monday, September 24, 2018
  • Time: 12 to 5 pm
  • Where: Museum of Vancouver – 1100 Chestnut St, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $140 General Admission, $130 MOV Members.

Vancouver Startup Week 2018


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  • What: Vancouver Startup Week connects entrepreneurs, investors, community leaders, and friends to build momentum and opportunity. Vancouver Startup Week events are not organized by one central body, but instead by dozens of amazing community partners which in turn are supported by the non-profit Vancouver Startup Society. Last year brought together more than 3,000 people at over 70 events, including tech showcases, panel discussions, office visits, networking breakfasts, and investor lunches.
  • When: Monday, September 24 to Sunday, September 30, 2018
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: Various locations
  • Tickets: Online

Monday at the Movies: Meditation Park

  • What: Devoted wife and mother, 60-year-old Maria Wang’s life is altered when she discovers an orange thong in her husband’s pants pocket, forcing her to confront how powerless she truly is. Her efforts to find out the truth send her on an unexpected journey of liberation. Starring Cheng Pei Pei and Sandra Oh.
  • When: Monday, September 24, 2018
  • Time: 7 pm
  • Where: Massey Theatre – 735 Eighth Avenue New Westminster
  • Tickets: Online, $8-$9

WorkBC Impact Hiring Fair

  • What: With diversity and inclusion being a top priority for a growing number of employers, this hiring fair brings together local companies who are looking to immediately fill talent gaps in their labour force and connects them to a talented pool of job seekers of all abilities.
  • When: Monday, September 24, 2018
  • Time: 12 to 5 pm
  • Where: Vancouver Community College – City Centre Campus – 250 West Pender Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, free
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