7 things to do in Vancouver today: Thursday, October 4

Sep 28 2018, 7:19 am

One more day to the weekend! Here is our list of seven things to do in Vancouver today, Thursday, October 4. See the increadible Jerry Seinfeld, Medina After Dark, and more.

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

Jerry Seinfeld

Jerry Seinfeld

  • What: Originally a stand-up comedian, Seinfeld was catapulted to stardom in the 90s with the success of his now legendary sitcom Seinfeld. Since the show ended its nine-year run in 1998, Seinfeld returned to stand-up comedy and in 2009, began a successful web series, Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee.
  • When: Thursday, October 4 and Friday, October 5
  • Time: 7 pm and 9:30 pm
  • Where: Queen Elizabeth Theatre, 630 Hamilton St., Vancouver
  • Tickets: start at $79.00 (taxes included + facility & service charges) on Ticketmaster

Thursday Artist Talk: Hannah Bennett – “Art and the In-Between”

  • What: In this illustrated talk, Bennett shares her ideas, techniques, wins, and failures in leading an artistic practice. Following her talk, participants are invited to stay for a free mini-workshop on collograph printing where you can make your own textured print using her small etching press.
  • When: Thursday, October 4, 2018
  • Time: 7:30 to 9 pm
  • Where: Surrey Art Gallery – 13750 88 Avenue, Surrey
  • Admission: Free

Artist Salon with Vanessa Lam

What: The Richmond Art Gallery’s Artist Salon is a free monthly program for visual artists to connect, network and learn from each other. This month’s guest artist is Vanessa Lam, who will share the story behind building her art practice in collage and mixed media painting.

  • When: Thursday, October 4, 2018
  • Time: 7 to 9 pm
  • Where: Richmond Art Gallery – 7700 Minoru Gate, Richmond
  • Tickets: Online, Free

Healthy Kids Fair

  • What: Come meet and chat with community health professionals about your child’s growth and development and receive information on vision, speech, dental, health and nutrition. Visit the displays, police car, fire engine, face painting and art station, Imagination playground blocks, healthy snack room and much more. For ages newborn to five with parents.
  • When: Thursday, October 4, 2018
  • Time: 9:30 to 11:30 am
  • Where: Edmonds Community Centre – 7433 Edmonds Street, Burnaby
  • Admission: Free

Downtown Farmers’ Market

  • What: Shop at over 25 farms and producers, food and coffee trucks at the Downtown Farmers’ Market.
  • When: Every Thursday until Thursday, October 4, 2018
  • Time: 3 to 7 pm
  • Where: Queen Elizabeth Theatre – 650 Hamilton Street, Vancouver
  • Admission: Free

Michael Christmas

Michael Christmas

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  • What: Boston comedian and rapper Michael Christmas brings his Role Model tour to Fortune Sound Club with special guests Game Genies.
  • When: Thursday, October 4
  • Time: Doors 9 pm
  • Where: Fortune Sound Club – 147 East Pender Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $15-$50 plus fees

Medina After Dark

  • What: Brunch destination Café Medina will light up the night and raise funds for a worthy cause when it hosts the latest chapter of its ‘Medina After Dark’ dinner series. 100% of the proceeds from each $75 ticket to the event — which will see two of Medina’s chefs collaborate on a six-course ‘elements’-themed dinner — will be donated directly to the Vancouver-based Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention Centre of BC, which provides emotional and mental health support services for youth, adults and seniors in distress across the province.
  • When: Thursday, October 4, 2018
  • Time: 7 pm till late
  • Where: Cafe Medina – 780 Richards Street, Vancouver
  • Price: $75; buy online
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