7 things to do in Vancouver today: Tuesday, January 8

Jan 3 2019, 2:48 pm

Plan your day with our rundown of seven fun things to do in Vancouver today, January 8! Comedy, live music, snake yoga, and more!

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

Snake Yoga

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The Circus Side Show Reptiles / Facebook

What: The Circus Sideshow Reptiles hosts its first ever Snake Yoga class. The class offers he basics of handling the snakes plus a yoga flow class with snake partner. Attendees are welcome to bring their own snakes.

When: Tuesday, January 8, 2019
Time: 6 to 7:30 pm
Where: To be announced
Price: $60, email [email protected] to register

Pop-Up Comedy Jam with stand-up guest Danika Thibault

What: The Fictionals Comedy Co. welcome Danika Thibault to the Improv and Stand-Up Mashup at Cafe Deux Soleils. The evening features improv games inspired by audience suggestions, plus comedy surprises in Best of Both Worlds.

When: Tuesday, January 8, 2019
Time: Doors 7:30 pm, show 8 pm
Where: Cafe Deux Soleils – 2096 Commercial Dr., Vancouver
Admission: $7 adults, $5 students and seniors

Heritage Detectives

What: Join PoCo Heritage Museum and Archives’ resident local historian Bryan Ness in a weekly exploration of different aspects of Port Coquitlam’s heritage and history.

When: Every Tuesday in January and February
Time: 10 am to 12 pm
Where: PoCo Heritage Museum and Archives – 150-2248 McAllister Ave., Port Coquitlam
Admission: Free

Climbing Mexico’s Highest Mountains

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BC Mountaineering Club‎ / Facebook

What: Along with a screening of their film, Forever Upwards: Mexico, climbers Steven Levkin, Taylor Livingston and Richard Carey will speak of major factors that were difficult to portray in the film. Corrupted video files, snot-freezing windchill and navigating the unknown. These are only a few of the many unexpected challenges this team needed to overcome while climbing Pico de Orizaba, North America’s third highest mountain. Members and non-members welcome.

When: Tuesday, January 8, 2019
Time: 7 to 9:30 pm
Where: AnzaClub Vancouver – 3 West 8th Ave, Vancouver
More Info: Online

Songstage with Ivan Boudreau

What: Canadian musician and songwriter, Ivan Boudreau, hosts the evening with special guest songwriters followed by an open mic showcase for writers of original music. Songstage is presented with The Songwriters Association of Canada.

When: Tuesday, January 8, 2019
Time: 7 to 9 pm
Where: The ACT Arts Centre – 11944 Haney Place, Maple Ridge
Admission: Free

Unsettling Perspectives: Subverting the Colonial Gaze

What: The opening reception for Unsettling Perspectives: Subverting the Colonial Gaze. Manuel Axel Strain is a Two-Spirited interdisciplinary artist of Musqueam, Secwepemc, and Syilx descent. He works with painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, and video installations.

When: Now to Sunday, January 6, 2018
Time: 6:30 pm
Where: Interurban Art Gallery – 1 East Hastings Street, Vancouver
Admission: Free

Rooted: The Story of HURT

What: A screening of Rooted: The Story of HURT. HURT is a 100 Mile Endurance Run designed for the adventurous and well-prepared ultrarunner. Presented by Salomon Vancouver.

When: Tuesday, January 8, 2018
Time: 7:30 to 8:30 pm
Where: Salomon Store Vancouver – 900 Main Street #C4, West Vancouver
Admission: Free

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