7 things to do in Vancouver today: Tuesday, January 15

Jan 11 2019, 4:42 pm

Fill up your Tuesday with these seven great events in Vancouver today, January 15! John Hodgman, Tech Ladies Vancouver Meetup, and more!

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

Judge John Hodgman with guest Louise Burns

What: Judge John Hodgman is a podcast where actor and comedian John Hodgman decides real personal disputes. Featuring special guest Louise Burns.

When: Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Time: 8 pm
Where: The Rio Theatre – 1660 East Broadway, Vancouver
Tickets: Online, $36.50 plus fees

Tech Ladies Vancouver Meetup

What: A networking and mingle event at Clio, where attendees can share goals they’re setting for themselves (or their business) in 2019 and how the community of innovative thinkers might be able to help them get there. Sponsored by Clio.

When: Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Time: 5:30 to 8:30 pm
Where: Clio – 300-4611 Canada Way, Burnaby
Tickets: Online, $5

Robson Square Ice Rink 2018


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What: The provincial government’s Robson Square Ice Rink is open for the 2018 and 2019 season. As per tradition, skating is free for all ages for those who bring their own skates. Those without skates can rent a pair on-site for a fee. An on-site concession stand will also serve warm drinks and snacks.

When: Now to February 28, 2019
Time: Sunday to Thursday from 9 am to 9 pm; Friday and Saturday from 9 am to 11 pm – Holiday hours vary
Where: 800 Robson Street, Vancouver (Robson Street and Howe Street)
Cost: Free for all ages, if you bring your own skates (Skate rentals are $5, and rentals end 30 minutes before closing time)
Note: Helmets are mandatory for children 12 years and under. Robson Square Ice Rink accepts cash only

Sophie Labelle (Assigned Male comics) – Canadian Tour

What: Transgender cartoonist and public speaker Sophie Labelle speaks about her work and activism at Little Sisters. She will also be holding a book signing.

When: Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Time: 7 pm
Where: Little Sister’s Book & Art Emporium 1238 Davie Street, Vancouver
Admission: Free, donations welcome

Aaron Pritchett

What: Canadian country superstar Aaron Pritchett brings his Out On The Town Tour to the Vogue with special guests Kira Isabella and David James

When: Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Time: Doors 7 pm, show 8 pm
Where: Vogue Theatre – 918 Granville Street Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Mystery Town Tours

Mystery Town Tours

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What: Mystery Town Tours operates just like the escape rooms that we all know and love (though sometimes really, really hate), but the twist is that you’re not actually trying to escape anything. You’ll actually be following clues throughout the town, receiving information via phone, and replying with your answers to the mysteries presented throughout the day. The tour currently available to play in Vancouver, is the Age of Steam Discovery Adventure that lasts for two to three hours and will have you following clues leading towards at 100-year-old treasure chest. A second Discovery Adventure, Islands and Bridges, is coming soon, according to the Mystery Towns website.

When: Available for registration now
Time: One to five hours
Where: Vancouver and Victoria in BC, and Calgary, Canmore, Banff, Cochrane, Edmonton, and Fort McMurray in Alberta
Tickets: Ranges from $49 to $99 per group, with groups ranging from two to four people

Dakh Daughters

What: Six actresses take musical instruments into their hands in order to create a life-affirming performance about love, freedom, and beauty — which at the end of the day will save the world. Part of the Femme Series: highlighting the strength and power of female-identifying voices and experiences.

When: Tuesday, January 15 to Saturday, January 19, 2018
Time: 8 pm
Where: York Theatre – 639 Commercial Drive, Vancouver
Tickets: Online, $24

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