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

Jun 1 2018, 2:36 am

Top up your Thursday with these seven great events in Vancouver today, June 7, 2018. Mixed Improv Arts, Small Business BC Mix & Mingle, and more to check out.

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

Tiny Kingdom Music: SAVVIE, Alex Little & The Suspicious Minds, and Monsoon Moon

  • What: Tiny Kingdom Music presents a showcase series highlighting Vancouver’s top independent bands across multiple genres. Featuring performances from SAVVIE, Alex Little & The Suspicious Minds, and Monsoon Moon. 19+
  • When: Thursday, June 7, 2018
  • Time: Doors 8 pm
  • Where: Biltmore Cabaret – 2755 Prince Edward Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $10-$12

Learn About the Langley Bog

  • What: Join biologist and local expert Jeremy Smith to learn about the plants and animals that can be found in the bog.
  • When: Thursday, June 7, 2018
  • Time: 6 to 8 pm
  • Where: Viewing Platform on the Houston Trail – 10716 Allard Crescent, Langley
  • Admission: Free

Mixed Improv Arts

  • What: In Mixed Improv Arts (MIA), two Improv Directors go head-to-head as they put a team of improvisers through a set of gruelling and hilarious improv formats. Throughout, as in all VTS improv, the audience is called upon to assist the action with their suggestions and shouted encouragement.
  • When: Every Thursday
  • Time: 9:15 pm
  • Where: The Improv Centre – 1502 Duranleau St, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online

Thursday Artist Talk: Emilie Mae, “Palette Knife Adventures”

  • What: In an illustrated talk titled “Palette Knife Adventures,” visual artist Emilie Mae will take the audience through her unique approach to abstract expressionism using oil paint and palette knives. She’ll reveal her technique for working with brushes, her experiences of living in three different locales (Vancouver, Detroit, and Kauai), and how her deep appreciation for poetry knits together the experiences that shape her art.
  • When: Thursday, June 7, 2018
  • Time: 7:30 to 9 pm
  • Where: Surrey Art Gallery – 13750 88 Avenue, Surrey
  • Admission: Free

Small Business BC Mix & Mingle


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  • What: Network with fellow entrepreneurs while enjoying some light refreshments and beverages during this fun social mixer to kick off the summer season. Attendees will also be given the opportunity to provide a 30-second pitch and the chance to win some great door prizes.
  • When: Thursday, June 7, 2018
  • Time: 5 to 7 pm
  • Where: Small Business BC – 54 – 601 West Cordova Street, Waterfront Station, Vancouver
  • Registration: Online, Free

Artist Salon with Ho Tam

  • What: A fun and informative workshop on self-publishing. With a diverse background in painting, video, photography, and print-based art, Ho Tam will discuss his experience in everything from editorial and design to production and distribution.
  • When: Thursday, June 7, 2018
  • Time: 7 to 9 pm
  • Where: Richmond Art Gallery – 180 – 7700 Minoru Gate, Richmond
  • Admission: Free

Gallery Opening Reception – Clay Explorations 2018, Grasping Moments, Laces of Community

  • What: Celebrate the new exhibitions by Fraser Valley Potters Guild, Elmira Habibullah, and Yandy Chau.
  • When: Thursday, June 07, 2018
  • Time: 6 to 8 pm
  • Where: Port Moody Arts Centre – 2425 St. Johns Street, Port Moody
  • Admission: Free
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