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7 things to do in Vancouver today: Thursday, May 9

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Daniel Chai May 09, 2019 5:00 am

One more day to the weekend! Fill your Thursday schedule with HUNCH Festival, Fraser Valley Bandits, and these seven events happening in Vancouver this May 9.

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

HUNCH: Festival of Solo Performances

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Butt Kapinski

What: HUNCH is Vancouver’s only festival dedicated entirely to the development of solo performance work. Featuring Butt Kapinski, Magic Unicorn Island, TAP TAP, the Closing Night Cabaret, and more.

When: May 9 to 11, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Red Gate Revue Stage – 1601 Johnston Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

The Tea Party

What: Toronto rockers The Tea Party bring the Black River Tour to Vancouver. Their 1993 album, Splendor Solis, sold over one million copies in Canada. The Edges of Twilight followed, trailed in 1997 by Transmission.

When: Thursday, May 9 and Friday, May 10, 2019
Time: Doors 8 pm, show 9 pm
Where: The Commodore Ballroom – 868 Granville Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Museum After Dark

What: Experience a unique adult-only evening at the Museum of Surrey exploring the galleries after dark. Enjoy live music, food and talks, exclusive to this evening event. Ticket includes one complimentary drink. Ages 19+ only please.

When: May 9, 2019
Time: 6:30 to 9:30 pm
Where: Museum of Surrey – 17710 56a Ave, Surrey
Admission: $25.25. Register online or by calling 604-501-5100 with barcode 4650704

Xaxatko: Water Spirit concert with Ronnie Dean Harris

What: A hip-hop poetry multi-media performance with Ostwelve: Ronnie Dean Harris. The gentle warrior, artist, grandson of Chief of Kwikwetlem will share his words, music, and storytelling.

When: Thursday, May 9, 2019
Time: 7 to 9 pm
Where: Noons Creek Hatchery – 300 Ioco Road, Port Moody
More Info: Online

The 2019 Royal Canadian Family Circus

What: The internationally-renowned event is kicking off its 2019 Canadian tour with 34 shows in the Lower Mainland.  Expect explosive circus acts like the Flying Cortes Trapeze, the Wheel of Destiny, chair balancing, and aerialists, to name a few.

When: Now to June 9, 2019
Time: Showtimes vary based on date and location
Where: Lansdowne Centre (May 9 to 20) – 5300 No. 3 Road, Richmond; Tsawwassen Mills (May 24 to 26) – 5000 Canoe Pass Way, Tsawwassen; Guildford Town Centre (May 31 to Jun 9) – 10355 152 Street, Surrey
Tickets: Available online starting at $25 for general admission

Search for the Perfect Pint

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Flight of beers/Shutterstock

What: The Search for the Perfect Pint is a craft beer tasting event, with over 22 breweries, appetizers from six local restaurants and live music. Presented by the Rotary Club of Port Moody.

When: Thursday, May 9, 2019
Time: 6 to 9 pm
Where: Port Moody City Hall – 100 Newport Drive, Port Moody
Tickets: Online, $45

Fraser Valley Bandits vs Guelph Nighthawks

What: The Fraser Valley Bandits take on the Guelph Nighthawks in Canadian Elite Basketball League action at Abbotsford Centre.

When: May 9, 2019
Time: 7 pm
Where: Abbotsford Centre – 33800 King Rd, Abbotsford
Tickets: Online

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