7 things to do in Vancouver today: Thursday, August 16

Aug 2 2018, 10:48 pm

This week is flying by, so slow down and enjoy these seven fun events happening today, Thursday, August 16. Waterfront Cinema, Tremors 2018, and more.

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

Waterfront Cinema at Canada Place – Wonder Woman

  • What: Each week at dusk, a large inflatable screen will pop up, creating the perfect environment to take in a flick under the stars, all with the North Shore mountains in the background. This week’s film is Wonder Woman, and keep in mind that this is a family-friendly event so neither smoking nor alcohol are permitted.
  • When: Thursday, August 16, 2018
  • Start time: Dusk
  • Where: North Point of Canada Place
  • Admission: Free

Insane Clown Posse

  • What: Insane Clown Posse returns to VENUE for the Milenko & Friends Tour with special guests 6Ninjahs.
  • When: Thursday, August 16, 2018
  • Time: Doors 8 pm
  • Where: VENUE – 881 Granville Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $54.93

Crowville Cabaret

  • What: A monthly variety show featuring music, stand-up, improv, storytelling and more. Hosted by Sarah Stupar.
  • When: Thursday, August 16, 2018
  • Time: 9 to 11 pm
  • Where: LanaLou’s – 362 Powell Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $10

Movies at Civic Square – Mulan

  • What: Bring a blanket, find a spot on the lawn and enjoy Mulan on the big screen at Burnaby’s Civic Square.
  • When: Thursday, August 16, 2018
  • Time: 8:30 pm
  • Where: Bob Prittie Library – Metrotown Branch at Kingsborough and MacKay
  • Admission: Free

Erica Sigurdson

Erica Sigurdson

Erica Sigurdson / Facebook

  • What: Erica Sigurdson is a multiple-time nominee for the Canadian Comedy Awards, and is a Leo Award winning writer.  Her comedy festival credits include Montreal Just For Laughs, Winnipeg, Halifax, St. John’s, Moncton, P.E.I., Sudbury and Vancouver Comedy Festivals.
  • When: Thursday, August 16 to Saturday, August 18, 2018
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: the Comedy MIX – 1015 Burrard St, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $15 to $20

Willingdon’s Annual Community Fair

  • What: Willingdon Community Centre’s annual summer celebration. Carnival games, raffles, barbecue, displays and live entertainment.
  • When: Thursday, August 16, 2018
  • When: 5 to 8 pm
  • Where: Willingdon Community Centre – 1491 Carleton Avenue, Burnaby
  • Admission: Free

Tremors 2018

  • What: A festival of emerging talent. Rumble Theatre selected three scripts – Selfie by Christine Quintana, Tiny Replicas by Dave Deveau, and Theory by Norman Yeung – and assembled a company of 38 emerging artists to direct, design, stage manage, tech, produce, and perform in each show. From  these three plays and our Tremors lounge will be installed in different rooms of the Italian Cultural Centre.
  • When: Thursday, August 16 to Saturday, August 25, 2018
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: Italian Cultural Centre – 307 Slocan St, Vancouver
  • Admission: Pay-What-You-Decide
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