7 things to do in Vancouver today: Wednesday, June 12

Jun 6 2019, 5:52 am

The week is half done so let’s have some fun! Here is our checklist of seven events to check out in Vancouver today, Wednesday, June 12. L7, 5X Art Party, and more.

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

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L7

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What: Los Angeles punk rock band L7 bring the Scatter the Rats Tour to Vancouver with special guests Le Butcherettes.

When: Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Time: 8 pm
Where: The Commodore Ballroom – 868 Granville Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Casual Birding Walk

What: ​Check out shorebirds, waterfowl, raptors and more on this 2.5-hour birdwatching amble. Presented by Delta Naturalists. Bring binoculars. Ages 9+.

When: Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Time: 9 am to 12 pm
Where: Boundary Bay Regional Park – Meet at Cammidge House via Centennial Beach entrance on Boundary Bay Road, Tsawwassen
Admission: Free

Story Story Lie: Championships

What: All the winners from this past season of Story Story Lie compete for the championship at the Rio Theatre. Featuring Graeme Duffy, Melanie Rose, Montana Roselle, Ashlee Ferral, Andrew Lynch, and Claire Pollock. Hosted by Jo Dworschak and assistant Matt Loeb.

When: Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Time: 7 pm
Where: The Rio Theatre – 1660 East Broadway, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Kozaemon Sake Dinner at Yuwa

What: Yuwa Japanese and Cuisine is hosting a one-night-only dinner on June 12 at 6:30 pm, Yuwa Sommelier and Co-Owner Iori Kataoka will welcome That’s Life Gourmet’s Mariko Taijiri and Mr. Munetaka Nakashima from Nakashima Jozo.

When: June 12, 2019
Time: 6:30 pm
Where: Yuwa – 2775 W 16th Avenue, Vancouver
Price: $150

Port Moody Children’s Art Festival

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What: Featuring over 400 mixed media, oil paintings and drawings, and 150 young artists.

When: Now to June 12, 2019
Time: 9 am to 5 pm
Where: Port Moody Civic Centre Gallery – 100 Newport Drive, Port Moody
Admission: Free

5X Art Party

What: 5X Fest is a South Asian Millennial Festival. 5X Art Party will feature young South Asian artists impacting art and fashion fans around the world. Celebrate local talent from Lower Mainland including visual artists and fashion designers. Artists include Anumation, Jessie Sohpaul, Made By Rambo, Erin Sandhu, Sunroop Kaur, Kiran Bhumber and more. 5X Art and Fashion Party is curated by and hosted in partnership with dontdoze. Event is 19+.

When: Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Time: 7 pm to 12 am
Where: The Beaumont Studios – 316 West 5th Avenue, Vancouver
Tickets: Online, $20

Heritage Vancouver Society Tour and Talk: War Memorial Gym and Heritage at UBC

What: Join Heritage Vancouver for a walk through UBC to discuss the future of War Memorial Gym, one of Heritage Vancouver’s Top10 Endangered Sites, and other aspects of UBC’s heritage. The tour will also focus on the general context for heritage conservation at UBC, and will point out UBC’s early agricultural history and the mix of old and new sites along Main Mall, such as the Irving K. Barber Library and chemistry building. After the tour, participants will have a chance to ask questions and have a discussion with the tour leaders.

When: Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Time: 6:30 to 9:30 pm
Where: Old Barn Community Centre – 6308 Thunderbird Blvd. Vancouver
Tickets: Online