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10 things to do in Vancouver today: Sunday, February 10

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Daniel Chai Feb 08, 2019 5:00 am

Vancouver Taboo 2019, Mission: Possible and more. Whatever you’re looking for, we’ve got it in our rundown of 10 things to do in Vancouver on Sunday, February 10

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

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Mission: Possible — Surrey Escape Room 2019

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What: The City of Surrey and City of Vancouver’s Smart Cities partnership will be hosting a free escape room experience in Surrey Civic Plaza, just outside Surrey City Hall. Over the span of a 60-minute session, participants will have to strategize, solve riddles, and collaborate through a series of puzzles and riddles to help create a smarter city. This experience is suitable for all ages given its varying difficulties, but parents must accompany elementary-aged children on challenges.

When: Now to Sunday, February 10, 2019
When: 10 am to 2 pm
Where: Surrey Civic Plaza — 13450 104th Avenue, Surrey
Cost: Free. Online registration required.

Rogue Folk Club – Ashley MacIsaac

What: The Driven Bow: 2nd Annual Fiddle Festival presents Cape Breton fiddling sensation Ashley MacIsaac. The talented duo of Qristina and Quinn Bachand will open the show.

When: Sunday, February 10, 2019
Time: 8 pm
Where: St. James Hall – 3214 West 10th Ave, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Lion Dance Centre at Richmond Centre

What: Celebrate the Year of the Pig and welcome the Lunar New Year at Richmond Centre. Marvel at large-scale and eye-catching lantern displays suspended from the ceilings, and enjoy exciting cultural experiences including a traditional Lion Dance. Enjoy visits with the God of Fortune who will be handing out Lucky Red Pockets with a chocolate coin.

When: Sunday, February 10, 2019
Time: 11 am
Where: Main Galleria, Richmond Centre – 6551 No. 3 Rd., Richmond
Admission: Free

Anne Dublin reading at Vancouver Jewish Book Festival

What: As part of the Vancouver Jewish Book Festival award-winning author Anne Dublin will be reading from her new book A Cage Without Bars at the Burquest Jewish Community Centre. No ticket purchase is necessary to attend. 

When: Sunday, February 10
Time: 5 to 6 pm
Where: Burquest Jewish Community Centre – 2860 Dewdney Trunk Road, Coquitlam
Admission: Free

Vancouver Giants vs Prince George Cougars

What: Vancouver Giants face off with the Prince George in WHL action at Langley Events Centre.

When: Sunday, February 10, 2019
Time: 2 pm
Where: Langley Events Centre – 7888 200 Street, Langley
Tickets: Online

Driverless Vehicle Demonstration Surrey 2019

What: An autonomous shuttle vehicle will be making loops in and around Surrey Civic Plaza over the span of more than two weeks in February 2019 to provide Metro Vancouver residents with an opportunity to experience the future of driving. This free public demonstration is a part of the joint partnership between the City of Surrey and the City of Vancouver for their Infrastructure Canada Smart Cities Challenge bid of creating Canada’s first two collision-free multimodal corridors with driverless vehicles.

When: Wednesdays to Sundays from now to February 18, 2019
Time: 10 am to 4 pm
Where: Surrey Civic Plaza — 13450 104 Avenue, Surrey
Cost: Free. Book online to avoid lines

Coastal Lunar Lanterns

What: The Asian-Canadian Special Events Association has created an iconic installation for Lunar New year. From now to February 18, eight gigantic lanterns will be set up and illuminated every night at the Jack Poole Plaza, using the mountains and water as a backdrop. The lanterns were designed by three artists from Coast Salish Nations, as well as an indigenous artist from Taiwan, and celebrate an important aspect of Lunar New Year tradition.

When: Now to February 18, 2019
Where: Jack Poole Plaza – 1055 Canada Place, Vancouver
Admission: Free

Hastings Park Farmers’ Market

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What: Find a great selection of local produce, fish, meat, dairy, artisan prepared foods, baked goods, local crafts, craft alcohol producers, and food trucks. There is free parking for market shoppers at Gate 2 off of Renfrew St.

When: Every Sunday to April 28
Time: 10 am to 2 pm
Where: Hastings Park Centre grounds – 2901 East Hastings Street
Admission: Free

Vancouver Taboo 2019

What: Enjoy entertainment, provocative and educational seminars, unique shopping, fashion shows and live demonstrations at Vancouver Taboo 2019.

When: Now to Sunday, February 10, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Vancouver Convention Centre – East Building – 999 Canada Place, Vancouver
Admission: Online, $15

Year of the Pig Temple Fair

What: Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden’s annual Temple Fair celebration returns in 2019 to usher in the Year of the Pig. Enjoy storytelling and arts & crafts, live music, vendors, a Lion Dance performance, and more.

When: Sunday, February 10, 2019,
Time: Various times
Where: Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden – 578 Carrall Street, Vancouver
Admission: $5 suggested donation

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