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

Jul 2 2019, 1:31 am

Mid-week fun coming with your way with these seven great events happening on Wednesday, July 17! Nooner Yoga with lululemon, Zoolander, and more.

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

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Jon Bellion

What: Rapper, singer, songwriter and record producer Jon Bellion is touring in support of his new album, Glory Sound Prep. He performs at Queen Elizabeth Theatre on July 17.

When: July 17, 2019
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: Queen Elizabeth Theatre – 650 Hamilton Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Summer Movie Nights on the Square – Zoolander

What: Vancouver’s free outdoor movie series in downtown at šxʷƛ̓ənəq Xwtl’e7énḵ Square (formerly Vancouver Art Gallery’s North Plaza) features Zoolander on July 17. Fresh Air Cinema’s large four-storey inflatable screen will pop up, creating the perfect urban environment to take in a flick surrounded by the concrete jungle — just be sure to bring your lawn chairs and/or blankets.

Hosted by the Downtown Vancouver Business Improvement Association, each night will have special activations for the public to enjoy, including photo booths, light displays, food trucks, and more.

When: July 17, 2019
Time: Movie begins at dusk
Where: šxʷƛ̓ənəq Xwtl’e7énḵ Square (formerly North Plaza at Vancouver Art Gallery) – 850 W Georgia Street, Vancouver
Admission: Free

Sounds of Summer Music Series

What: Surrey’s free Sounds of Summer concert series brings toe-tapping tunes to beautiful park settings. Bring blankets or folding chairs to enjoy each performance. Parking will be limited at some locations.

When: July 17, July 24, July 31, August 7, August 14, August 16, and August 21, 2019
Time: 6:30 to 8 pm on Wednesdays, 1 to 2:30 pm on Fridays
Where: Various locations
Admission: Free

Sunset Cinema – Crazy Rich Asians

What: Vancouver Civic Theatres invites all movie lovers to Sunset Cinema, a free outdoor movie series on šxʷƛ̓exən Xwtl’a7shn (formerly QET Plaza) outside the Queen Elizabeth Theatre. Bring your blankets, chairs, and pillows, and enjoy Crazy Rich Asians on the huge inflatable screen under the stars. Movies begin at dusk, weather permitting, but arrive early to save your spot. Four-legged friends are welcome.

When: July 17, 2019
Time: Movies begin at dusk
Where: šxʷƛ̓exən Xwtl’a7shn (formerly QET Plaza) – 695 Cambie St, Vancouver
Admission: Free

lululemon Nooner Yoga Series at Jack Poole Plaza

What: lululemon’s popular Summer Yoga Series is returning to Vancouver for another summer. Participants of any age or skill level will be able to take part in their classes every Wednesday at noon at Jack Poole Plaza.

When: Every Wednesday until August 28, 2019 (no class August 14)
Time: 12 pm
Where: Jack Poole Plaza, Vancouver
Admission: Free

Lansdowne Centre Drive-In Movie Series – Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

What: The Drive-In Movie Series returns to Lansdowne Centre for its fourth year, presented by Fresh Air Cinema. Enjoy Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse on an outdoor screen. Take a drive and cuddle up, or bring a blanket and lawn chair and settle in. Parking is on a first-come, first-served basis (first 200 vehicles), and the movie audio will be broadcast over FM radio. Keep in mind that this is a family-friendly event, so smoking and alcohol are strictly prohibited.

When: July 17, 2019
Time: Gates open at 6 pm
Where: Lansdowne Centre – 5300 No. 3 Rd., Richmond
Admission: Free

Hood29 Comedy – JFL Montreal preview show

What: Hood29 Comedy presents a preview show featuring Vancouver comics heading to Montreal for Just For Laughs. Guests include Erica Sigurdson, Ivan Decker, Sophie Buddle and Jacob Samuel. Hosted by Ron Vaudry.

When: July 17, 2019
Time: 7:30 to 9 pm
Where: Cottage Bistro – 4470 Main Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

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