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

Apr 6 2018, 12:42 pm

Looking for a new event to check out in Vancouver? Choose one of the seven we have listed for Thursday, April 12! Murder on the Improv Express, #IWANT2BE event, and more.

For more things happening around town be sure to check out our events section.

Murder on the Improv Express

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Murder On The Improv Express (Vancouver TheatreSports)

  • What: A luxury train trapped in the Canadian Rockies with a passenger list that includes a prominent socialite, a retired military officer, a famous detective, and a corpse. The makings of a classic murder mystery and Vancouver TheatreSports’ latest comedy show.
  • When: Thursday, April 12 to Saturday, May 26, 2018
  • Time: 7:30 pm
  • Where: The Improv Centre – 1502 Duranleau St, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online

Nine Dragons

  • What: A stylish murder mystery set in 1920s colonial Hong Kong. Nine Dragons is a compelling exploration of race and prejudice in a colonial society. On the surface, Tommy Lam is obsessed with tracking down a killer in his native Kowloon. In immersing himself in the opulent and lurid world of Victor Fung, however, Tommy finds himself investigating the mystery of his own identity.
  • When: Thursday, April 12 to Saturday, April 21, 2018
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: Gateway Theatre – 6500 Gilbert Road, Richmond
  • Tickets: Online, $35-$55

Richmond Country Farms

  • What: Family-owned and operated for nearly 40 years, Richmond Country Farms is the farm stand adjacent to Highway 99 off Steveston. Open from early spring to just ahead of Christmas, the market has a bounty of fresh local produce, and prepared goods.
  • When: Thursday to Sunday starting April 12, 2018
  • Time: 9 am to 7 pm
  • Where: 12900 Steveston Highway, Richmond
  • Admission: Free

Improv Comedy with Hocus Focus

  • What: A night of improv comedy with Hocus Focus, with stand-up host Kathleen McGee, and special guests Wolves.
  • When: Monday, April 12, 2018
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: Yuk Yuk’s Vancouver – 2837 Cambie Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $10

Free Coffee at 7-Eleven

  • What: In an effort to bring awareness to the issue of plastic entering our oceans, 7-Eleven is inviting Canadians to head into their nearest location on Thursday, April 12 where they can get a free hot beverage of their choice. All you have to do is bring in your own travel mug or reusable cup, and you’ll get a hot chocolate, coffee, mocha, or whatever else your heart desires free of charge. This special treat is part of 7-Eleven and Ocean Wise’s partnership for the #BePlasticWise campaign.
  • When: Thursday, April 12, 2018
  • Time: All Day
  • Where: Participating 7-Eleven stores across Canada
  • Price: Free with the presentation of a reusable, non-disposable cup

One Girl Can – 2018 #IWANT2BE event

  • What: The fourth annual #IWANT2BE event is in support of One Girl Can, an organization that provides girls in Africa the opportunity to reach their dreams through education. The evening entails an exciting live and silent auction, and a powerful video with stories from the girls themselves. Tickets to this year’s event can be purchased online and are priced at $99. The price of your ticket includes an AG Hair goodie bag of products valued at $85, a complimentary drink, and delicious appetizers from the award-winning No Fixed Address Catering.
  • When: Thursday, April 12, 2018
  • Time: 5:30 to 8:30 pm
  • Where: Imperial Vancouver – 319 Main Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: $99 – Available online

Ultimate #ThrowbackThursday with North Vancouver Museum and Archives

  • What: Explore the past by taking a tour of the archives where the stories and images of people, places and businesses past and present are preserved. Plus hear an exciting update about the new museum opening in Lower Lonsdale in early 2020.
  • When: Thursday, April 12, 2018
  • Time: 5 to 7 pm
  • Where: North Vancouver Museum & Archives Community History Centre – 3203 Institute Road, North Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $20-$30
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