7 things to do in Vancouver today: Thursday, October 12

Oct 10 2017, 3:54 am

One more day to Friday, and we have your connection to Vancouver’s fun events to help get you there! From a love letter to Vancouver to Halloween at FlyOver Canada, here are seven events to enjoy around Vancouver today.

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

A Girl in Teen City: A Love Letter to Vancouver

Wise Hall

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  • What: An evening of story and song about Vancouver featuring Oh Susanna and special guests Veda Hille, Grant Lawrence, Jenny Ritter, and Leah Abramson.
  • When: October 12
  • Time: 7 pm
  • Where: Wise Hall – 1882 Adanac Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $25

A Little Night Music

  • What: Steven Sondheim’s musical masterpiece A Little Night Music has been enchanting audiences worldwide since its Broadway debut in 1973. Set at the turn of the last century in Sweden, A Little Night Music interweaves a tangled web of former and current lovers, and is full of hilariously witty and heartbreakingly moving moments of adoration, regret and desire.
  • When: October 12 to 21
  • Where: Gateway Theatre – 6500 Gilbert Road, Richmond
  • Tickets: Online, $35-$55

Connect to the Future: Careers in BC Cleantech

  • What: A free conference to learn more from clean tech CEOs and start-up experts. Gain insight into an industry leveraging renewable materials and energy, decreasing natural resources use, and reducing emissions and waste.
  • When: October 12
  • Time: 10 am to 3 pm
  • Where: Alice MacKay Room, Vancouver Public Library Central Branch – 350 West Georgia Street, Vancouver
  • Register: Online, Free

The HERO SHOW Decade

  • What: Vancouver’s longest running monthly sketch comedy show, The HERO SHOW, celebrates its 10-year anniversary with two different shows full of character monologues, musical performances, storytelling, weird readings and more.
  • When: October 12
  • Time: 7 and 9:30 pm
  • Where: China Cloud – 524 Main Street
  • Tickets: Online, $10

Halloween at FlyOver Canada

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  • What: Broomelda the witch has once again worked her magic to transform FlyOver Canada this Halloween. Aspiring witches and wizards are welcomed into the Haunted Witches Academy before taking off on a spellbinding journey across Canada.
  • When: October 12 to 31
  • Where: Flyover Canada – #201 999 Canada Place, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online

Palme Bleue Small Business Awards

  • What: An evening to celebrate and recognize the success and excellence of the francophone and francophile businesses and entrepreneurs of Greater Vancouver. The 5th anniversary special edition of the Gala will highlight the past winners of the Palme Bleue awards.
  • When: October 12
  • Time: 6:30 to 10 pm
  • Where: Terminal City Club – 837 W Hastings St, Vancouver
  • Register: Online,

Vancouver Canucks versus Winnipeg Jets

  • What: The Vancouver Canucks face off with the Winnipeg Jets on October 12 at Rogers Arena.
  • When: October 12
  • Time: 7 pm
  • Where: Rogers Arena – 800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online
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