7 things to do in Vancouver today: Wednesday, April 11

Apr 6 2018, 12:29 pm

Welcome to Wednesday! Get it going with our checklist of seven great events happening in Vancouver on April 11, including Capture Photography Festival 2018, ACETECH Whistler Summit, and more.

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

Capture Photography Festival 2018


Photography ( Namphon2U / Shutterstock)

  • What: A free, month-long photography festival featuring over 200 exhibitions kicks off in Metro Vancouver this week. Known as the Capture Photography Festival, this year’s submissions will include photo galleries, public art installations, and speaker engagements at various locations throughout the region.
  • When: Now to Monday, April 30, 2018
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: Various locations throughout Metro Vancouver
  • Admission: Free

ACETECH Whistler Summit 2018

  • What: More than 130 growth-driven CEOs and thought leaders will be coming together at the Fairmont Chateau Whistler Resort for the 26th annual ACETECH Whistler Summit. Since its inception, the event has brought together tech titans for a three-day retreat to improve their effectiveness as leaders, explore new ways to increase their company’s performance, and to build relationships with other industry professionals.
  • When: Wednesday, April 11 to Friday, April 13, 2018
  • Time: 1 to 10 pm
  • Where: Fairmont Chateau Whistler Resort – 4599 Chateau Boulevard, Whistler
  • Tickets: $2,935 – Register via Eventbrite

Amanda Palmer #ninjaTED2018

  • What: Amanda Palmer and special surprise guests from the local and TED communities presents #ninjaTED2018, a benefit for the Greater Vancouver Food Bank.
  • When: Wednesday, April 11, 2018
  • Time: 8:30 pm
  • Where: The Vogue Theatre – 918 Granville St., Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $19.99

Transit Safety

Canada Line

SkyTrain Canada Line ( Eric Buermeyer / Shutterstock)

  • What: Have you ever been worried about your safety or the safety of a loved one on transit? Join Metro Vancouver Transit Police Constable Justin Biggs for transit safety tips. Learn how and when to make a report. Constable Biggs will share information on Metro Vancouver Transit Police areas, authority, priorities, and more.
  • When: Wednesday, April 11, 2018
  • When: 7 to 8 pm
  • Where: Burnaby Public Libray – Tommy Douglas Branch – 7311 Kingsway, Burnaby
  • Register: Online, Free

Les Tartes – Classic French Pies

  • What: Learn the secrets of thin, sandy crust pies, like the French do: strawberry and creampie, luscious chocolate tart and flaky apple pie. One glass of wine is offered during the class. Go home with your individual apple pie, leftovers, and recipes.
  • When: Wednesday, April 11, 2018
  • Time: 6 to 8:30 pm
  • Where: The Uncommon Café – 477 Powell Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: $65; buy via Eventbrite.

You’ve Got Male

  • What: You’ve Got Male is a multi-media comedy by Clive Scarff, featuring Joshua Murdoch, Jillian Zavazal, and Tanya Macpherson. Join Dave as he embarks on a search for the love of his life through online dating.
  • When: Wednesday, April 11 to Saturday, April 21, 2018
  • Time: 2 to 4 pm
  • Where: PAL Vancouver – 300-581 Cardero Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $15-$20

Caravan World Rhythms Presents: Che Malambo

  • What: Combining the lightning-fast footwork of Riverdance with the smouldering intensity of flamenco and tango, Che Malambo performs a new program Queen Elizabeth Theatre.
  • When: Wednesday, April 11, 2018
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: Queen Elizabeth Theatre – 630 Hamilton St, Vancouver
  • Register: Online, $28-$72
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