7 things to do in Vancouver today: Tuesday, August 7

Aug 1 2018, 11:49 pm

Another great Tuesday in Vancouver. Fill yours with these seven fun events happening today, August 7. Ferris Bueller’s Day Off in Stanley Park, Super Snag Art Battle, and more.

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

Free outdoor movies in Stanley Park – Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

  • What: See Ferris Bueller’s Day Off at Stanley Park, part of Evo Summer Cinema Series’ 10th Anniversary. Enjoy the film on a four-story inflatable movie screen. Please bring your own blankets and/or lawn chairs and, since it’s a family-friendly event, smoking or alcohol is not permitted. Moviegoers are encouraged to walk, take transit, or bike to Stanley Park for the shows  – there will be a bike valet service offered on site each night too.
  • When: Tuesday, August 7, 2018
  • Time: Dusk
  • Where: Ceperley Meadows near Second Beach, Stanley Park
  • Admission: Free

Off The Grid

  • What: Musicians perform, improvise and react to other players and the overall sound that is produced. New musicians and listeners are welcome.
  • When: Tuesday, August 7, 2018
  • Time: 7 to 9 pm
  • Where: Gathering Place – 200 – 2253 Leigh Square Place, Port Coquitlam
  • Admission: Free

Super Snag Art Battle

  • What: Live art painted by VMF alumni is up for raffle and auction while two artists compete in a live mural battle. There’s art, music, drinks, food, games, and even a live human model to draw. Attendees are invited to come and connect with official VMF artists, staff, and the local alternative arts scene for a free night of festivities at the American Bar.
  • When: Tuesday, August 7, 2018
  • Time: 8 pm to 1 am
  • Where: The American Bar – 926 Main Street, Vancouver
  • Admission: Free

Rex Orange County

  • What: Loving is easy with Rex Orange County as he plays a special all-ages show at The Vogue Theatre with special guest Cuco.
  • When: Tuesday, August 7, 2018 
  • Time: Doors 7 pm
  • Where: Vogue Theatre – 918 Granville Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online

Choosing Productive Over Busy – Self-Care Series

  • What: This workshop will teach you how to shift your mindset around busyness, identify the key outcome-generating activities/projects in your work, learn to manage small tasks and interruptions and more.
  • When: Tuesday, August 7, 2018
  • Time: 6 to 8 pm
  • Where: Subculture at Creative Coworkers – Unit B1 – 343 Railway Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $25

Leaving No One Behind: Canada’s Role in Advancing Lgbtq2 Rights

Love Wins Concert


  • What: Global Affairs Canada, in partnership with the Vancouver Branch of the Canadian International Council and the Vancouver Pride Society, will be hosting a discussion on LGBTQ2 human rights and inclusive development, featuring LGBTQ2 activists from around the world, UN representatives, and government officials.
  • When: Tuesday, August 7, 2018
  • Time: 5 to 7 pm
  • Where: The Asia Pacific Hall, The Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue – 580 West Hastings Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, Fre

Tales from the Past

  • What: Delve deeper into Britannia Mine’s history with Tales from the Past. Hear the stories behind the archival photos and objects from our collection. Topics, photos and objects will vary from week to week.
  • When: Every Tuesday until August 19, 2018
  • Time: 11 am to 12 pm, 1 to 2 pm
  • Where: Britannia Mine Museum 1 Forbes Way, Britannia Beach
  • More Info: Online
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