7 things to do in Vancouver today: Tuesday, July 3

Jun 30 2018, 1:30 am

Get your shortened work week underway with these seven fun events happening in Vancouver today, Tuesday, July 3. The Princess Bride in Stanley Park, Canadian Transplant Games, and more.

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

Free Outdoor Movies in Stanley Park – The Princess Bride

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Free outdoor movies in Stanley Park (Fresh Air Cinema)

  • What: One of the most popular summertime events in the city is back as free outdoor movies return to Stanley Park this summer for its 10th anniversary! The Evo Summer Cinema Series features a four-story inflatable movie screen showing film classics and modern blockbusters. 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, July 3, 2018
  • Time: Dusk
  • Where: Ceperley Meadows near Second Beach, Stanley Park
  • Admission: Free

Digital Dungeon and Dragons

  • What: Are you a Dungeons and Dragons gamer looking for a regular group to game with? Richmond Public Library hosts a weekly digitally-styled D&D game for adults every Tuesday. Registration required as seats are limited.
  • When: Every Tuesday
  • Time: 7 pm
  • Where: Richmond Public Library – Brighouse Branch – 100-7700 Minoru Gate, Richmond
  • Admission: Free

2018 Canadian Transplant Games

  • What: Since 2000, the Canadian Transplant Games have been a showcase for transplant recipients from across the country to enjoy the competition and camaraderie while celebrating a second chance at life. The Canadian Transplant Games, held every two years, is a family-oriented event. In addition to the competition, there are activities designed for family members and other supporters. These national games are Canada’s largest organ and tissue donation awareness event.
  • When: Now to Saturday, July 8, 2018
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: UBC
  • More Info: Online

Latin Film Night with VIFF

  • What: Latincouver, in partnership with the Vancouver International Film Festival, the Consulate General of Mexico in Vancouver, and the Consulate General of Brazil in Vancouver, presents Latin American Film Night, a celebration of the Latin American film industry. Enjoy the evening with two films that celebrate Latin filmmaking. Films will have subtitles in English.
  • When: Tuesday, July 3, 2018
  • Where: Vancity Theatre– 1181 Seymour Street, Vancouver
  • Time: Films are shown at 6:45 pm and 8:45 pm
  • Tickets: Available online, $13 for one movie and $20 for both movies

Vancouver Canadians vs Salem-Keizer Volcanoes

  • What: Vancouver Canadians take on the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes in MiLB action at Scotiabank Field at Nat Bailey Stadium.
  • When: Now to Tuesday, July 3, 2018.
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: Scotiabank Field at Nat Bailey Stadium – 4601 Ontario St, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online

Candidate 101

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Vancouver City Hall (Josef Hanus/Shutterstock)

  • What: Interested in running in the Vancouver municipal election this October? Learn what to expect in two “Candidate 101” info sessions, hosted by the City of Vancouver’s election office. The sessions will cover the duties and time commitments of elected officials, plus important details about the 2018 election process. Vancouver’s Chief Election Officer Rosemary Hagiwara will lead each session, joined by staff from the Park Board and the BC School Trustee Association.
  • When: Tuesday, July 3 and Saturday, July 14, 2018
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: Vancouver City Hall – 3rd Floor, Committee Room 1 – 453 West 12th Avenue, Vancouver
  • Register: Online, Free

Kwantlen Street Farmers’ Market

  • What: The market offers a rotating selection of food trucks and carts, vendors with local produce, fresh Okanagan fruit, locally brewed beer and BC wines, SPCA certified chicken and eggs, freshly baked French bread and pastries, and natural soap and body care products. There will also be products grown and crafted by local farmers and artisans, highlighting KPU’s own Sustainable Agriculture students.
  • When: Every Tuesday until October 2, 2018
  • Time: 12 to 4 pm
  • Where: Plaza in between the Richmond Public Library and the Minoru Place Seniors’ Centre – 7660 Minoru Gate, Richmond
  • Admission: Free
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