7 things to do in Vancouver today: Tuesday, November 13

Nov 9 2018, 6:27 pm

Looking for a fun, new event to check out in Vancouver? Here is our checklist of seven things to do in Vancouver today, November 13. Christmas Boutique, Movies in the Morgue, and more.

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

Christmas Boutique

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What: Looking for locally sourced, eco-friendly gifts this holiday season? Check out Place des Arts annual Christmas Boutique. The boutique features finely crafted ornaments and decorations as well as an abundance of artful gifts, all handmade by artisans in our community.

When: Tuesday, November 13 to Saturday, December 22, 2018
Time: Various times
Where: Place des Arts – 1120 Brunette Avenue
Admission: Free

Pencils, Paint & Pixels – How Women Transformed Disney Animation

What: Award-winning author and historian Mindy Johnson and Disney animation legend Jane Baer lead a fascinating evening of discussion and presentation on the invisible history of women in the animation industry, whose contributions and experiences have often gone unrecorded. Johnson will also have copies of her latest acclaimed book, ‘Ink & Paint: The Women of Walt Disney’s Animation,’ available for purchase, with a book signing session to follow the presentation.

When: Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Time: 7 to 9 pm
Where: Reliance Theatre, Emily Carr University – 520 East 1st Avenue, Vancouver
Tickets: Online, Free

Vancouver Canadian Immigrant Fair

What: Providing information and inspiration on the three pillars for success in Canada — careers, education and settlement — the Canadian Immigrant Fair is open to everyone. Attendees will find a tradeshow, hiring employers, speakers, workshops, a resume clinic, and more.

When: Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Time: 10 am to 4 pm
Where: Vancouver Convention Centre East – 999 Canada Place, Vancouver
Register: Online, Free

The [Organization]

What: The play follows Wren, a young Asian-Canadian, as she tries to meet deadlines whilst being bombarded with prejudice and toxic masculinity from co-workers and management. Navigating through an office culture filled with racial slurs, sexualization of women, and aggressive competition, Wren struggles between maintaining her sense of right and wrong and toeing the company line.

When: Tuesday, November 13 to Saturday, November 24, 2018
Time: 8 pm
Where: Urban Ink Office – #220 – 111 West Hastings St Vancouver
Tickets: Online, $20

Talonbooks 2018 Fall Poetry Launch

What: Talonbooks’ fall poetry launch starts with an opening prayer and song performed by Cree Elders Adele and Irvin Waskewitch, followed by readings by Ted Byrne, Wanda John-Kehewin, Tiziana La Melia, Christine Stewart, and Fred Wah and Rita Wong. There will be bannock, cheese, vegan snacks, and drinks.

When: Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Time: Doors 7 pm, show 7:30 pm
Where: Pyatt Hall – 843 Seymour St, Vancouver, BC
Admission: Free

Free iOS Essentials Workshop

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Lighthouse Labs / Facebook

What: Learn hands-on skills from the Lighthouse Labs education team who will help you build your first mobile app. This workshop gives you an introduction to the building blocks of iOS development where you’ll be creating a simple music player app.

When: Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Time: 6 to 8 pm
Where: DevHub Vancouver – 401 W Georgia St #600, Vancouver
Tickets: Online, Free

Movies in the Morgue: Drive

What: Vancouver Police Museum presents a special screening of Drive starring Ryan Gosling. Attendees are welcome to bring pillows and blankets to cozy up in the morgue. There will be fresh popcorn and pop for sale.

When: Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Time: Doors 6:30 pm, show 7 pm
Where: Vancouver Police Museum and Archives – 240 East Cordova Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online, $10