10 things to do in Vancouver: Sunday, March 11

Mar 7 2018, 4:28 am

Still lots more weekend to enjoy, so fill your Sunday, March 11 with one of our list of 10 events happening around the city. Don’t miss the Vancouver International Wheelchair Rugby Tournament, Vancouver International Women in Film Festival, and more.

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

Vancouver International Women in Film Festival

  • What: The 13th Vancouver International Women in Film Festival presents the best of cinema created by women. Events include film panels, workshops, guest filmmakers, artist talks, pitch sessions, and receptions.
  • When: Now to Sunday, March 11, 2018
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: Vancity Theatre – 1181 Seymour Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online

Jeff Dunham: Passively Aggressive

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Jeff Dunham (Randy Miramontez / Shutterstock)

  • What: American ventriloquist and comedian Jeff Dunham brings his puppets to Abbotsford Centre on his Passively Aggressive tour.
  • When: Sunday, March 11, 2018
  • Time: 3 pm
  • Where: Abbotsford Centre 33800 King Rd., Abbotsford
  • TicketsOnline, $65 plus fees

2018 Vancouver Invitational Wheelchair Rugby Tournament

  • What: The best wheelchair rugby teams from across Canada and the Pacific Northwest battle for the title in Division 1 and 2.
  • When: Now to Sunday, March 11, 2018
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: Richmond Olympic Oval – 6111 River Road, Richmond
  • Admission: By donation

2018 Brave New Play Rites Festival

  • What: Enjoy 24 new plays written by MFA and BFA students from the University of British Columbia, performed and produced by members of the Vancouver theatre community.
  • When: Sunday, March 11 to Sunday, March 18, 2018
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: Studio 1398 – 1398 Cartwright St., Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online

Port Moody Film Festival

  • What: The 18th annual Port Moody Film Festival celebrates Canadian Film. With feature-length films, shorts, and more.
  • When: Now to Sunday March 11, 2018
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: Inlet Theatre, 100 Newport Drive, Port Moody
  • Tickets: Online

Oats Studios Short Film Screening & Fundraiser Night

  • What: A night of short films from the renowned Oats Studios, hosted by acclaimed writer, director, and visual effects guru Neill Blomkamp (Elysium, District 9, Chappie), who will be joined for a Q&A by VFX supervisor Chris Harvey and Richard Simpson. The evening’s program will feature short films including Cooking With Bill: Damasu, Gdansk, Zygote, God, Firebase and more. A fundraiser for the #SaveTheRio campaign.
  • When: Sunday, March 11, 2018
  • Time: 6 pm
  • Where: The Rio Theatre – 1660 East Broadway, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $15

Gulf of Georgia Cannery Winter Farmer’s Market

  • What: The Cannery Farmers’ Market has products from local food producers and artisans who follow a “make it, bake it, grow it, catch it” philosophy. BC-produced vegetables, fruits, and meats are the central draw to this market, but there is also entertainment and guided tours of the heritage site (pay by donation).
  • When: Sunday, March 11 and Sunday, March 25, 2018
  • Time: 10 am to 3 pm
  • Where: Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site – 12138 Fourth Avenue, Richmond
  • Admission: Free

St. Patrick’s Dance

Green beer for St. Patrick’s Day/Shutterstock

  • What: Come see the St Patrick’s Day celebration at the Whalley Legion. Featuring music by The Defibulators, Irish dancers, a “Pot of Gold” contest and Irish beverages.
  • When: Sunday, March 11, 2018
  • Time: 4 to 8 pm
  • Where: RCL – Whalley Legion Br 229 – 13525 106th Ave,, Surrey
  • Admission: Free

International Vancouver Goalball Grand Slam

  • What: ​The Vancouver Goalball Club hosts the third annual International Vancouver Goalball Grand Slam. Nine teams are attending from BC, Alberta, USA, Japan, and Puerto Rico.
  • When: Now to Sunday, March 11, 2018
  • When: 10 am
  • Where: Fortius Sport & Health – 3713 Kensington Ave, Burnaby
  • More Info: Online
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