7 things to do in Vancouver today: Tuesday, November 20

Nov 17 2018, 3:06 am

Trans Day of Remembrance, Spoken INK and more to fill your Tuesday, November 20. Here are seven great things to do in Vancouver today.

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

2018 Vancouver Trans Day Of Remembrance

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What: Commemorate the closing the Trans Week of Resilience with the annual Trans Day of Remembrance. Each year, hundreds of trans and gender nonconforming people are murdered, especially trans women of colour. The march and memorial seeks to bring attention to the violence faced by multiply marginalized trans people around the world, and to set intention in honouring their lives. Organized by the Vancouver Trans Day Of Remembrance collective.

When: Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Time: 5:30 pm (March from Main and Hastings to SFU Harbour Centre), 7 pm (Memorial at SFU Harbour Centre)
Where: Main and Hastings, SFU Harbour Centre, Room 1400-1420
Admission: Free

BC Settlement and Integration Services Hiring Fair at Vancouver Public Library

What: S.U.C.C.E.S.S’ BC Settlement and Integration Services presents a Hiring Fair at Vancouver Public Library. More than 20 employers will be present at the event to hire for many full time and part time positions. Bring your resume and everyone is welcome.

When: Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Time: 11 am to 2 pm
Where: Alice McKay Room – Vancouver Public Library (Central Branch) – 350 West Georgia St. Vancouver
Register: Online, Free

Dominion Bar + Kitchen Presents Tap +Table

What: Guests will enjoy a meal led by Dominion’s Head Chef, Dylan Ellis, and Steel & Oak’s Account Manager, Jay Schreiber. Guests receive a welcome beer and four samples of S&O favourites like the Royal City Ale and Baltic Porter, and family-style handcrafted cheese, artisanal meats, tender prime rib beef sliders, and apple streusel.

When: Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Time: 7 to 9:30 pm
Where: 13475 Central Avenue, Unit D1 on Surrey Civic Plaza
Price: $45; buy online

Spoken INK

What: Spoken INK and Burnaby Writers’ Society present Keith Garebian with Bonnie Nish and Jude Neale Readings begin at 8 pm with an open mic to follow. 

When: Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Time: 8 to 9:30 pm
Where: Deer Lake Gallery – 6584 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby
Admission: Free

RED 101: Intro To Coding

RED Academy

Tech/RED Academy

What: Take your first step into the world of coding with this interactive workshop at RED. In this introductory workshop, you’ll be working hands-on with the fundamental building blocks of the internet. Open to all skill levels.

When: Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Time: 6 to 8 pm
Where: RED Academy – #200 1490 West Broadway, Vancouver
Tickets: Online, $5

A Deep Dive into the Biological Mysteries of Whales

What: UBC Professor Dr. Robert Shadwick discusses the vast array of research methods that are yielding insight into the wondrous inner workings of whales. This program is part of the Curiosities of the Natural World series in partnership with Dr. Robert Shadwick, UBC Public Scholars Initiative, UBC Let’s Talk Science and UBC Faculty of Science.

When: Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Time: 6:30 to 8 pm
Where: Alice McKay Room – Vancouver Public Library (Central Branch) – 350 West Georgia St. Vancouver
Admission: Free

SFU Burnaby Book Sale

What: SFU’s United Way Book Sale is held annually every November. This year, all three campuses will be hosting a book sale (Burnaby, Surrey and Vancouver). It’s a great opportunity to get rid of used books, CDs, DVDs, LPs, new or used board games and puzzles (no magazines, encyclopedia or VHS tapes permitted).

When: Tuesday, November 20 to Thursday, November 22 (Burnaby), Wednesday, November 21 (Vancouver) and Thursday, November 29, 2018
Time: Various times
Where: SFU Burnaby, SFU Vancouver and SFU Surrey
Admission: Free, book prices vary

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