7 things to do in Vancouver today: Thursday, April 18

Apr 11 2019, 6:16 pm

The weekend is just around the corner, so let’s get there with these seven events happening on Thursday, April 18! Metric and July Talk, Easter Fair at the Stanley Park Train, and more.

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

Metric and July Talk

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What: Vancouverites will be able to see both July Talk and Metric play live at the Pacific Coliseum this spring when the two bands make their way over to the West Coast. The combined songs of the home-town-Torontonians will be something that you do not want to miss.

When: Thursday, April 18, 2019
Time: 6:45 pm
Where: Pacific Coliseum — 100 N Renfrew Street, Vancouver
Tickets: $50+, available online

Easter Fair at the Stanley Park Train

What: Hop on the Stanley Park Train for an egg-citing Easter ride through the forest and look for cotton-tailed inhabitants. After the train ride, kids can enjoy fun activities including a scavenger hunt, meeting the Easter Bunny, Easter crafts, bouncers and carnival games, Bunny Burrow Maze, and a toddler zone.

When: Thursday, April 18 to Monday, April 22, 2019
Time: 10 am to 5 pm
Where: Stanley Park Railway – Pipeline Road, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Greg Kennedy: Innovative Juggler

What: After spending five years with Cirque du Soleil’s Totem, performing over 1500 shows in 25 cities for more than 3 million people, Greg Kennedy brings his craft to Coquitlam. He has a long and adventurous career as a juggler – from winning the Gold medal at the International Jugglers’ Association Championships, to performing on five different continents, he’s been featured on the cover of Juggle magazine, appeared on the Tonight Show, and received over two million views on YouTube.

When: Thursday, April 18, 2019
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: Evergreen Cultural Centre – Studio Theatre 1205 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam
Tickets: Online

Last Stand: The Vanishing Caribou Rainforest

What: Last Stand: The Vanishing Caribou Rainforest is a cinematic journey into the tragically threatened world of endangered mountain caribou, their home is the world’s largest remaining inland temperate rainforest. Join the Wilderness Committee and the Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative for a screening of the 40-minute film. The film will be followed by a presentation and discussion on new agreements on the recovery of caribou from West Moberly First Nations and Saulteau First Nations, the province of British Columbia and Environment and Climate Change Canada. Food, drinks, and door prizes included.

When: Thursday, April 18, 2019
Time: 6:30 to 9 pm
Where: Arc’teryx Kitsilano – 2033 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver
Tickets: Online, Free

Science World After Dark

Science World

Science World

What: Science World After Dark features their new exhibition, A Mirror Maze: Numbers in Nature. Inside the exhibition is the Lower Mainland’s largest mirror maze, a visually stunning web of repeating, mirrored triangles that create an infinite array of patterns that are beautiful to look at, but challenging to navigate. Situated in the maze is a hidden room.

When: Thursday, April 18, 2019
Time: 7 to 10 pm
Where: Science World – 1455 Quebec St., Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Odd Society presents Vegan Pop Up

What: Odd Society Spirits presents their first ever Vegan Pop-Up. Enjoy savoury eats, tempting cocktails and lively tunes. Featuring The Rolling Cashew Food Truck, banjo player, Devon Wells, and a vegan cocktail list.

When: Thursday, April 18, 2019
Time: 4 to 11 pm
Where: Odd Society Spirits – 1725 Powell Street, Vancouver
Admission: Free

LongWalkShortDock Album Release

What: LongWalkShortDock celebrates the release of their latest album, “How Can You Just Pretend?” with special guests Rim Visuals, Kermode, Willisist and Vasho.

When: Thursday, April 18, 2019
Time: 9 pm to 2 am
Where: The Red Room – 398 Richards, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

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