7 things to do in Vancouver today: Thursday, June 27

Jun 21 2019, 1:48 pm

Looking for something new to do in Vancouver? Check out one of these seven things to do on Thursday, June 27, including Rope For Hope, Jamila Woods, and more.

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

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2019 Rope For Hope Vancouver

What: The Make A Wish Foundation of BC and Yukon’s sixth annual Rope for Hope urban rappelling challenge is aiming to raise money to help sick kids achieve their dreams. To be a part of this years event, first, you must sign up with your friends, family or by yourself and begin your journey to raising a minimum of $1,500. When you reach this goal, the Make-A-Wish foundation will fulfill your dream of rappeling down the side of the 36-storey Hyatt Regency in Downtown Vancouver.

When: June 27, 2019
Time: 9 am to 5 pm
Where: Hyatt Regency Vancouver – 655 Burrard Street, Vancouver
Price: Fundraise a minimum of $1,500 – register online

Tacofino Hastings X Strange Fellows Collaborative Dinner

Tacofino Dinner Series

Tacofino offerings (Photo: Amy Ho)

What: This collab dinner offers two seatings at 6 and 8:30 pm where guests will enjoy a five-course menu with beer pairings.

When: June 27, 2019
Time: 6 to 10:30 pm
Where: Tacofino Commissary – 2327 East Hastings Street, Vancouver
Price: $55; buy online

Ivan Coyote: Chest Air

What: With the nuanced and finely-honed timing of a gifted storyteller, Ivan Coyote grapples with complex and intensely personal issues such as gender identity, family, class, social justice, and queer liberation—always with a generous heart and a quick wit. Ivan’s stories remind the audience of their own fallible and imperfect humanity while at the same time inspiring them to change the world. Audience advisory: strong language.

When: Thursday, June 27, 2019
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: Centre Stage at Surrey City Hall – 13450 104 Ave, Surrey
Tickets: Online

Cibo Wine Dinner Series: Wines of Trentino

What: Guests will enjoy a multi-course Italian-inspired menu plus an informative overview of the wines that will pair with it. This is one of three wine dinners Cibo will host this season.

When: June 27, 2019
Time: 7 pm
Where: 900 Seymour Street, Vancouver
Tickets: $113; buy online

Jamila Woods

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What: Chicago-based singer, songwriter, and poet Jamila Woods performs at the Biltmore with special guests.

When: Thursday, June 27, 2019
Time: Doors 8 pm, show 9 pm
Where: Biltmore Cabaret – 2755 Prince Edward St, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Imperial Series – Thus Owls, Jo Passed, and Unnatural Ways featuring Ava Mendoza

What: Coastal Jazz & Blues Society’s Imperial Series is a series of performances taking place at The Imperial at 319 Main Street during the TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival. Thus Owls, Jo Passed, and Unnatural Ways featuring Ava Mendoza take the stage on June 27.

When: June 27, 2019
Time: 9 pm
Where: The Imperial – 319 Main Street
Tickets: Available online from $25

Michelin on the Road at Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar

What: Celebrated and award-winning Vancouver restaurant Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar will be hosting a Michelin on the Road event. Boulevard’s Executive Chef, Roger Ma, will welcome Melissa Rodriguez, Chef/Partner of New York City’s Michelin-starred Del Posto, (a former colleague of his) on June 27 for a six-course collaborative dinner. The evening kicks off at 6:30 pm with a cocktail-and-canapé reception followed by a multi-course feast with wine pairings by Jackson Family Wines.

When: Thursday, June 27, 2019
Time: 6:30 pm
Where: 845 Burrard Street, Vancouver
Tickets: $225; buy online

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