7 things to do in Vancouver today: Thursday, September 21

Sep 19 2017, 2:15 am

The last day of summer has arrived, so let’s say goodbye to a fun season with a fun event today! From lululemon Hiring Fair to Beaty Nocturnal, here are seven events to enjoy around Vancouver today.

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

lululemon Hiring Fair



  • What: lululemon’s Guest Education Centre (GEC) and Vancouver stores will be having an open house job fair at their head office in Vancouver to fill positions for full and part-time seasonal educators, city-wide. Personal, professional growth and helping people achieve their goals are at the backbone of who they are.
  • When: September 21
  • Time: 6 to 8:30 pm
  • Where: lululemon head office, 1818 Cornwall Ave.
  • Price: Free, RSVP online to reserve your spot

Live at the ‘Bolt: The Fever Cabaret

  • What: The Fever Cabaret will conjure a theatrical atmosphere that seduces and intoxicates. Enter a space filled with the sounds of soft piano music, joined by the enchanting tones of a cello plucked and stroked, beckoning you to sit at dimly lit tables and engage with the captivating hostess who seems to see through your very soul.
  • When: September 21 to 23
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: Shadbolt Centre for the Arts – 6450 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby
  • Admission: Online, $18

2017 West End Food Festival

  • What: Gordon Neighbourhood House’s West End Food Festival is an annual event, geographically focused on Vancouver’s West End Neighbourhood. It is a collaboration with community members and organizations to put together a fun and diverse program of workshops, events and dialogues that celebrates food in the West End community.
  • When: September 21 to26
  • Where: Gordon Neighbourhood House – 1019 Broughton Street, Vancouver
  • Price: Free

Story Story Lie

  • What: Story Story Lie is an interactive show where Vancouver storytellers share intimate, hilarious and often embarrassing stories that seem too strange to be true. The catch? Someone’s lying. The audience takes part in an interrogation to reveal who it is.
  • When: September 21
  • Time: Doors 7 pm / Show 8 pm
  • Where: Rio Theatre – 1660 East Broadway, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $10

Beaty Nocturnal: Life In Colour Opening

Beaty Biodiversity Museum

Beaty Biodiversity Museum / Facbook

  • What: Celebrate the opening of UBC Beaty Biodiversity Museum’s newest exhibition, Life In Colour. This art exhibition has wall-sized murals for you to colour in with art by Angela Gooliaff. There will also be a guided museum tour at 7 pm, and hands-on activities where you can learn more about specimens in the museum. Museum members are invited to come early and get an exclusive tour of the exhibition with Angela starting at 5:30 pm. All museum members will also receive one free drink ticket.
  • When: September 21
  • Time: 5 to 8:30 pm
  • Where: Beaty Biodiversity Museum – 2212 Main Mall, Vancouver
  • Admission: By donation.

LiterASIAN Book Launches

  • What: LiterASIAN kicks off with the book launches of “Scarborough” by Catherine Hernandez, “Dragon Springs Road” by Janie Chang, “The Conjoined” by Jen Sookfong Lee, and “Shadows of the Crimson Sun” by Julia Lin. Moderated by Winnie Cheung.
  • When: September 21
  • Start: 5:30 to 8:30 pm
  • Where: Alma VanDusen and Peter Kaye room at the Vancouver Public Library – 350 West Georgia Street
  • Admission: Free

PechaKucha Night Vol. 43

  • What: PechaKucha Night is a fun and informal event where people can meet, inspire and get inspired, based on a format that is fast-paced and fun.
  • When: September 21
  • Time: 7:30 pm
  • Where: Vancouver Playhouse – 600 Hamilton Street, Vancouver
  • TicketsOnline, $18.95
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