7 things to do in Vancouver today: Wednesday, January 17

Jan 11 2018, 6:43 pm

Welcome back, Wednesday! Here is our rundown of seven things to do today, January 17, including Girls Rock Camp, Lezervations, and Underbelly by Jayson McDonald.

And for more things happening around town check out our events section.

Girls Rock Camp Fundraiser

  • What: Jo Passed, The Charm Offensive, and Sorry Edith perform to raise funds for Girls Rock Camp Vancouver, a non-profit society that builds self-esteem in female youth through music creation and performance.
  • When: Wednesday, January 17, 2018
  • Time: Doors 8 pm
  • Where: Fox Cabaret – 2321 Main Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: $10 donation

What’s Wrong With Being Poor – Speakers Series Event

  • What: Anti-poverty advocate Penny Goldsmith will present and share stories on her work as part of the Richmond Women’s Resource Centre’s ongoing Speakers Series. Following the presentation, Penny will be joined by legal advocates from CHIMO to talk about poverty issues in Richmond.
  • When: Wednesday, January 17, 2018
  • Time: 6:30 to 8:30 pm
  • Where: The Caring Place – Room 340 – 7000 Minoru Boulevard, Richmond
  • Register: By phone at 604-279-7060 or by email at [email protected]

Lezervations Vancouver – Volume XIV

  • What: Have a taste of some delicious eats paired with the perfect glass of wine and a chance to get to know others in the local LBTQ community. The evening starts with a cash bar, then dinner in a private room. Seating is assigned to ensure new connections.
  • When: Wednesday, January 17, 2018
  • Time: 6:30 to 9:30 pm
  • Where: Nicli Antica Pizzeria – 62 East Cordova, Vancouver
  • Tickets: $74.80; buy online

Thrive Series: Exponential selling strategies with Shane Gibson

  • What: Closing in sales is a process, not an event. Shane Gibson will share the three vital components of a successful sales process, the impact that CRM and social media use has on quota attainment, the six types of SaaS/Cloud-based sales tools your team must use to compete and win, and sales coaching tips and processes for sales leadership.
  • When: Wednesday, January 17, 2018
  • Time: 7 am
  • Where: Pinnacle Hotel Harbourfront, Tuscany Ballroom – 1133 West Hastings Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $30-$60

Make Brioche

  • What: Discover the secret of this sweet dough: Brioche, and all the recipes you can do with it. You’ll bring home recipes and pastries.
  • When: Wednesday, January 17, 2018
  • Time: 6:30 to 8:30 pm
  • Where: Kensington Community Center – 5175 Dumfries Street, Vancouver
  • Registration: $50; buy via Kensington Community Ctr

Underbelly by Jayson McDonald

  • What: Jayson McDonald’s Underbelly transports the audience to the 1950s counter culture of the Beat Generation. Underbelly is a fictitious take on the voice, vices and venom of William Burroughs, along with his sidekicks Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg.
  • When: Wednesday, January 17, 2018
  • Time: 7 pm
  • Where: The Heritage Grill – 447 Columbia Street, New Westminster
  • Admission: Pay-what-you-want

Comedy Open Mic at Triple Play Pub

  • What: Wrong Side of the Laugh Tracks present an Open Mic Comedy session, where anyone aspiring to be a comedian is welcome to try their humour on a receptive audience. Featuring headliner Kevin von Helvete.
  • When: Wednesday, January 17, 2018
  • Time: Signup 7 pm, Show 8 pm
  • Where: Triple Play Pub – 45975 Wellington Ave, Chilliwack
  • Admission: Free
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