7 things to do in Vancouver today: Wednesday, July 25

Jul 18 2018, 11:36 pm

The last Hump Day of July is upon us. Fill your time with Starlight Theatre, Vancouver Whitecaps, and the rest of our event picks for Wednesday, July 25.

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

Starlight Theatre at Lansdowne Centre – The LEGO Ninjago Movie

  • What: The Drive-In Movie Series returns to Lansdowne Centre for its third year, presented by Fresh Air Cinema. Enjoy The LEGO Ninjago Movie 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: Wednesday, July 25, 2018
  • Time: Sunset (gates open at 6 pm)
  • Where: Lansdowne Centre, west parking lot – 5300 No. 3 Road, Richmond
  • Admission: Free

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

  • What: A musical comedy featuring six of the quirkiest pre-pubescent super geniuses you could possibly imagine. Under the watchful eye of a handful of grown-ups who are barely adult themselves, these kids learn that losing doesn’t make you a loser, and there is more to life than winning.
  • When: Wednesday, July 25 to Saturday, July 28, 2018
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: Studio 1398 – 1398 Cartwright Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online

Babelle Theatre’s This, Here

  • What: Alison (Olivia Hutt) and Maddie (Sara Vickruck) are at crossroads. The Toronto couple has been indecisive for months now – Alison, a disenchanted actress, isn’t sure whether she wants to continue in the profession; while Maddie, an entrepreneur, is on the verge of selling the catering business she’s worked five years to build. This, Here asks big questions about what it means to live, whether or not we can be saved by work, and how we carry our loved ones through hard times.
  • When: Now to Saturday, July 28, 2018
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: The Cultch’s Culture Lab – 1895 Venables St, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $20-$30

Summer Movie Nights on the Square – Oceans Eleven

  • What: Vancouver is getting a whole new free outdoor movie series as šxʷƛ̓ənəq Xwtl’e7énḵ Square (formerly Vancouver Art Gallery’s North Plaza) is set to play host to Summer Movie Nights on the Square. Watch Oceans Eleven on Fresh Air Cinema’s large, four-storey inflatable screen – just be sure to bring your lawn chairs and/or blankets.
  • When: Wednesday, July 25, 2018
  • Time: Activities begin at 5 pm, movie begins at sunset (check sunset times as that will be your best indication of when movies will start)
  • Where: šxʷƛ̓ənəq Xwtl’e7énḵ Square (formerly North Plaza at Vancouver Art Gallery) – 850 W Georgia Street, Vancouver
  • Admission: Free

The Design & Content Conference 2018

  • What: Hear from industry leaders about crafting experiences and telling stories that shape the future of the web. A day of workshops, two days of talks, and thoughtful extras.
  • When: Wednesday, July 25 to Friday, July 27, 2018
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: Goldcorp Centre for the Arts – 149 West Hastings Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online

Vancouver Whitecaps vs Montreal Impact

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  • What: Vancouver Whitecaps face off with Montreal Impact at BC Place.
  • When: Wednesday, July 25, 2018
  • Time: 7 pm
  • Where: BC Place – 777 Pacific Blvd, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online

Summer Dance Series – Robson Square

  • What: Small Stage’s Wednesday Summer Dance Series brings to life the magic of the four elements – Earth, Air, Fire and Water – through intimate outdoor dance pieces. Featuring a different element each week, these specially choreographed shows will be performed by all local dancers, in styles that mix the classical arts with modern, urban twists.
  • When: Wednesday, July 25
  • Time: 12 pm
  • Where: Robson Square Ice Rink – 725 Howe St, Vancouver
  • Admission: Free
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