The last day of spring is upon us, so enjoy the new week with a fun event around the city. Check out our list of seven things to do today, including Kitsilano Showboat, the Queer Arts Festival, and more!
What: ZeroWave, the second Hoodieripper punk romance from writer Chris Eng, is set against the dueling, fervent fandoms of DIY punk and the glossy, complicated world of K-Pop. There will be a live reading followed by a book signing.
When: June 19
Time: 8 pm
Where: Stormcrow Alehouse – 1619 West Broadway, Vancouver
What: Organizational leaders are invited for a beer and an honest exploration of compliance and creative cultures. What’s it look like to strike the right balance? Facilitated by Maggie Vilvang and Jennifer Charlesworth.
What: A Night of Indigenous Erotica curated by Samantha Marie Nock. Lay of the Land is a night of space taken back and reclaimed for queer and two-spirit Indigenous poets and writers to call back our sexualities. Readers include Jessica Si Sityaawks Wood, Shane Sable, Leah Grantham, Molly Billows and Samantha Nock. Presented by Queer Arts Festival
What: Are you thinking about hiking the West Coast Trail, Nootka, or another coastal hike this summer? The founders of “Wild Route Adventure,” a local company based in North Vancouver, will review the steps on preparing for your trip, review gear, tips on how to pack lightweight, what to expect while hiking on the trails and other tips/tricks.
When: June 19
Time: 7 to 8:30 pm
Where: Community Room at MEC North Vancouver – 212 Brooksbank Avenue, North Vancouver
What: Lean In Vancouver is a network of women from diverse professional backgrounds who meet regularly to support each other in our career goals. The next meeting discusses negotiation, and what you can accomplish with it.