10 things to do in Vancouver today: Saturday, January 19

Jan 16 2019, 8:29 am

Looking for some fun new events to check out in Vancouver! We’ve got you covered with these 10 things to do on January 19, including March On, Vancouver!, Hot Chocolate Festival, and more!

For more things happening around town, check out our events section.

March On, Vancouver! Resist! Persist!

What: The theme for the 2019 Women’s Marches around the world is Ending Violence Against Women. Hundreds are expected for the Vancouver march, will go from the Vancouver Art Gallery North Plaza šxʷƛ̓ənəq Xwtl’e7énḵ Square to the Law Courts.

When: Saturday January 19, 2019
Time: 10 am to 12 pm
Where: Vancouver Art Gallery North Plaza šxʷƛ̓ənəq Xwtl’e7énḵ Square to the Law Courts.
More Info: Online

The Arts Club’s Blind Date

What: From January 9 to 19, Rebecca Northan’s improv comedy Blind Date will be playing at Surrey Arts Centre. Viewers will get a chance to experience the exhilaration (and hilarity!) of new love as Mimi, the lead character of the show, goes on a blind date with a different man every night. There’s a catch though – her date is picked right out of the audience.

When: Now to Saturday, January 19, 2019
Time: Showtimes vary based on date
Where: Main Stage at Surrey Arts Centre – 13750 88 Avenue, Surrey
Tickets: Online

Artist Talk and Opening Reception

What: Celebrate the opening of Surrey Art Gallery’s winter exhibits Nicoletta Baumeister: In the Realm of PerceptionTriangle Trade: Camille Turner, Jérôme Havre, and Cauleen Smith; and Colette Urban: Gambler. A talk with Nicoletta Baumeister will start at 6:30 pm; reception follows at 7:30 pm.

When: Saturday, January 19, 2019
Time: 6:30 to 9 pm
Where: Surrey Art Gallery – 13750 88 Avenue, Surrey
Admission: Free

Vancouver Warriors vs San Diego Seals

What: Vancouver Warriors take on the San Diego Seals in NLL action at Rogers Arena.

When: Saturday, January 19 2019
Time: 7 pm
Where: Rogers Arena – 800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Mingling with Musicians

Sexual Music Festival

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What: Come enjoy a free daily mini-concert featuring City Centre Community Centre’s music instructors in the Community Living Room. This event is for All Ages.

When: Now to Saturday, January 19, 2019
Time: 10:30 to 11:30 am
Where: City Centre Community Centre – 5900 Minoru Blvd, Richmond
Admission: Free

Greighlan Crossing Pipe Band 14th Annual Burns Night

What: An evening of poetry and Scottish music dedicated to the great poet Robert Burns, accompanied by a full traditional buffet dinner that includes haggis, roast beef, neeps and tatties. Entertainment is being provided by the Greighlan Crossing Pipe Band, The Christie Highland Dancers, and dancing provided by a live DJ. Also featuring a scotch tasting bar, beer and wine bar, silent auction and more.

When: Saturday, January 19, 2019
Time: 5 to 11 pm
Where: Bonsor Banquet Hall, 6550 Bonsor Ave, Burnaby
Price: $55, email GCP[email protected]

The Odd Couple (Female Version)

What: Easy-going and neurotic personalities clash when two women become roommates. While Olive is messy, untidy, and unconcerned about the state of her apartment, Florence is obsessively clean, tidy, and obsessed with hygiene. Olive’s easy-going outlook on life soon clashes with Florence’s highly-strung neurotic tendencies, testing their friendship to the limit. Written by Neil Simon, directed by Richard Wiens, and starring Angela Bell as Olive Madison and Corrine Out as Florence Unger.

When: Now to Saturday, January 19, 2018
Time: 8 pm
Where: Evergreen Cultural Centre – 1205 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam
Tickets: Online, $19-$24

Vancouver Hot Chocolate Festival

Hot Chocolate Festival

Thierry Hot Chocolate (Photo: Leila Kwok)

What: This annual celebration of all things hot chocolate is kicking off on January 19 and runs until February 14 – which means you have tons of days to try all of the participating ‘chocstars’ at this year’s fest. Each cafe, dessert bar, and restaurant has created sugary wondrous concoctions that take classic hot chocolates to a whole new level – there will be 70 drinks in total to explore.

When: January 19 to February 14, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Venues around Vancouver
More Info: Online

Vancouver Babes Who Brunch

Enjoy a brunch and connect with other ladies at this monthly event in Vancouver. Each brunch has a speaker who will chat with guests about their personal and professional journey.

When: Saturday, January 19, 2019
Time: 10 am to 12 pm
Where: per se Social Corner – 891 Homer Street, Vancouver
Price: $45–$55; buy online

Vancouver Giants vs Moose Jaw Warriors

What: Vancouver Giants take on the Moose Jaw Warriors in WHL action at Langley Events Centre.

When: Saturday, January 19, 2019
Time: 7 pm
Where: Langley Events Centre – 7888 200 Street, Langley
Tickets: Online

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