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

May 3 2019, 6:28 am

In the mood for hockey? Need some laughs? We’ve got you covered with our list of seven fun Vancouver events on Tuesday, May 7.

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

National Geographic Live! in Vancouver — View from Above

National Geographic Live: View from Above

What: Celebrated NASA astronaut and National Geographic author Terry Virts, who will share his stories and photographs from space in “View from Above.” Virts spent 200 consecutive days in space as commander of the International Space Station in one of the longest continuous space missions of any NASA astronaut.

When: May 7, 2019
Time: 7 pm
Where: The Orpheum — 601 Smithe Street
Price: Starting at $45 —Tickets available via Ticketmaster

Pop-Up Comedy Jam: Asian Heritage Month Edition

What: The Fictionals are celebrating Asian Heritage Month with Improv & Stand-Up at Cafe Deux Soleils. Hot Improv Tuesdays welcomes special guest Robert Peng on May 7, with classic improv games, long-form laughs, and more.

When: May 7, 2019
Time: Doors 7:30 pm, show 8 pm
Where: Cafe Deux Soleils – 2096 Commercial Drive, Vancouver
Tickets: $7 or $5 for students and seniors

DOXA Documentary Film Festival

What: Western Canada’s largest documentary film festival, featuring public screenings, panel discussions, public forums, and educational programs.

When: Now to Sunday, May 12, 2018
Time: Various times
Where: Venues across Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Nature Tot: Bug Out with Invertebrates

What: Become a nature explorer with your child and experience the wonder of nature together. Ages 3 t0 5 (must be accompanied by an adult). Registration required.

When: Tuesday, May 7, 2019
Time: 10:30 am to 11 am
Where: Pacific Spirit Regional Park, Vancouver
Register: Online, $4.50 per child, per session

Surrey Youth Week

What: Celebrate Surrey’s Youth Week with free, fun activities at various recreation centres and parks. Sports, cooking classes, art, video games, and more.
When: Now to Tuesday, May 7, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Various locations
Admission: Free

WHL Championship– Vancouver Giants vs Prince Albert Raders – Game 3

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What: Vancouver Giants face off with the Prince Albert Raiders in Game 3 of WHL Championship action at Langley Events Centre.

When: Tuesday, May 7, 2019
Time: 7 pm
Where: Langley Events Centre – 7888 200 Street, Langley
Tickets: Online

Arts Alive 2019

What: Arts Alive is an annual showcase of collaborative student works held in collaboration with the Burnaby School District featured in the Lower Gallery. This year’s 37th edition presents a selection of artworks from elementary schools across the city. Math & Art is this year’s theme to act as inspiration for elementary students.

When: Now to June 9, 2019
Time: Tuesday-Friday, 10 am to 4:30 pm; Saturday and Sunday 12 – 5 pm
Where: Burnaby Art Gallery – 6344 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby
Admission: Suggested donation is $5

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