FEATURED EVENTS IN YOUR CITY
One more day to Friday! Here are seven things to do in Vancouver today, including The Vegan Night Market, Heartland Reggae fundraiser, and more.
For more things happening around town be sure to check out our events section.
What: The Vegan Night Market returns to The Waldorf with tasty food, local artisans, drinks, music and chill vibes, all with the purpose of giving back to animals and humans. To celebrate the Lunar Year of the Pig, the event is raising money for Hearts On Noses Sanctuary, dedicated to the rescue of pigs.
When: Thursday, March 14, 2019
Time: 6 to 10 pm
Where: The Waldorf – 1489 E Hastings Street, Vancouver
Admission: Canned food, Pet Food, Clothing or min. $2 Donation to Hearts On Noses Sanctuary
What: A tale of revenge and redemption. Now in his early fifties, Deke has been in Millhaven Prison without a cellmate for the past 20 years. He is surprised and annoyed when Corey, a twenty-something rich kid, joins him in his cell. As a complicated bond slowly forms between the two unlikely cellmates, tensions rise as they debate the nature of their crimes, and the men must re-evaluate how they see each other after the true nature of their respective crimes is revealed.
When: March 14 to 23, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Gateway Theatre – 6500 Gilbert Road, Richmond
What: Big and Small Rescue Society is hosting a fundraiser screening of the documentary, Heartland Reggae, at the Rio Theatre. The documentary was directed by Jim Lewis, and explores the heyday of Bob Marley and the many other reggae talent of his era. Enjoy the fabulous music and often hilarious interviews.
When: Thursday, March 14 2019
Time: 6:15 to 9 pm
Where: Rio Theatre – 1660 East Broadway, Vancouver
What: The evening will feature opening remarks, followed by a reception. Mingle over refreshments and learn more about the artist, Lynne Cohen.
When: March 14, 2019. Exhibition runs from March 15 to April 21, 2019
Time: 7 to 9 pm
Where: Burnaby Art Gallery – 6344 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby
What: A free screening at City Centre Community Centre. Light refreshments will be available.
When: March 14, 2019
Time: 6:30 pm
Where: City Centre Community Centre – 5900 Minoru Blvd, Richmond
What: As a treasured local heritage farmstead, Historic Stewart Farm offers unique volunteer options for all ages both indoor and out. Tour the site, chat with current volunteers and see if there is a fit for you. No pressure to sign up.
When: Thursday, March 14, 2019
Time: 6 to 8:30 pm
Where: Historic Stewart Farm – 13723 Crescent Rd, Surrey
What: This new work in development from O.Dela Arts asks audiences to witness Indigenous women’s stories of displacement as an effect of colonization. Written and performed by Olivia C. Davies (Anishinaabe) and Melissa Frost (Vuntut Gwichin), these excerpts combine spoken word, soundscape, and dance to speak about the reality of being stripped of cultural identity and the reassertion of language, protocol and ceremony. Part of Vancouver International Dance Festival.
When: Thursday, March 14 to Saturday, March 16, 2019
Time: 7 to 8 pm
Where: Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre – 181 Roundhouse Mews, Vancouver
Admission: Free with VIDF Membership (Entrance to the 7 pm performances at the Roundhouse Exhibition Hall requires a VIDF Society supporter card and VIDF button which you can receive with either purchase of a ticket to a VIDF show or for a one time fee of $5)