7 things to do in Vancouver today: Tuesday, May 1

Apr 27 2018, 1:17 am

Welcome to May, everyone! Get the new month started with Youth Week, Guest Chefs’ Dinner at Au Comptoir, and the rest of our seven events to check out Tuesday, May 1.

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

Surrey Youth Week

  • What: Celebrate Surrey’s Youth Week with free, fun activities at various recreation centres and parks. Sports, cooking classes, and more.
  • When: Tuesday, May 1 to Monday, May 7, 2018
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: Various locations
  • Admission: Free

Dirty Little Secrets Improv Festival Extravaganza

  • What: A cast of New York and Vancouver improvisers will explore the audience’s anonymous secrets to inspire their comedy.
  • When: Tuesday, May 1, 2018
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: XY – 1216 Bute Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $10

The Anxiety Show

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  • What: Each episode of The Anxiety Show features storytelling, standup, and variety-style comedy on a different mental health issue (or trigger) by booked comedians and open mic participants. The show has toured Montreal, Toronto, and Vancouver, and is making its 2018 debut with a F**k Mother’s Day special. Hosted by Megan Phillips.
  • When: Tuesday, May 1, 2018
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: Cottage Bistro – 4468 Main Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $10-$13

Guest Chefs’ Dinner at Au Comptoir

  • What: Au Comptoir Executive Chef Daniel McGee will welcome not one but two dynamic culinary minds to the line at the Parisian-inspired bistro in Kitsilano when he hosts Chambar’s Nico Schuermans and The Mackenzie Room’s Sean Reeve for a four-course collaborative Guest Chefs’ Dinner on Tuesday, May 1 at 7 pm. Tickets to the Collaborative Guest Chefs’ Dinner at Au Comptoir are available for $85 per person plus tax and gratuity and may be purchased by calling the restaurant at 604-569-2278.
  • When: Tuesday, May 1, 2018
  • Time: 7 pm
  • Where: Au Comptoir – 2278 W 4th Ave, Vancouver
  • Price: $85; call 604-569-2278 to buy

Burnaby Youth Week

  • What: Youth Week is a week of fun, cool, interaction, and celebration intended to build a strong connection between young people and their communities and to profile the issues, accomplishments, and diversity of youth across the province. There will be art and music showcased by Burnaby youth. Check out the schedule of events.
  • When: Tuesday, May 1 to Monday, May 7, 2018
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: Various venues
  • More Info: Online

Ninth Annual Evening in Support of CampOUT!

  • What: An intimate evening of fine food and wine, with great company, while learning more about this youth leadership program that is making a positive impact on the lives of LGBTQ2+ youth.
  • When: Tuesday, May 1, 2018
  • Time: 6 to 9:30 pm
  • Where: Will be provided upon RSVP
  • Tickets: Online, $250 ($185 tax receipt portion)

Rio Theatre Ten Year Anniversary Party

  • What: A Rio Theatre showcase to celebrate the Rio’s 10th birthday. Featuring music, comedy, storytelling, burlesque, and more.
  • When: Tuesday, May 1, 2018
  • Time: Show 7:30 pm to 10 pm, dance party 10:15 pm to 12 midnight
  • Where: The Rio Theatre – 1660 East Broadway, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $10
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