7 things to do in Vancouver today: Wednesday, June 13

Jun 7 2018, 11:20 pm

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 13. We’ve got free Yoga in the Park, Pairings at Science World, and more.

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

Free Yoga in the Park


City of Port Moody

  • What: A Hatha Yoga style class designed for all levels of fitness. Bring a mat, water bottle, and towel. Classes are held weather permitting and advance registration is required.
  • When: Wednesday, June 13, 2018
  • Time: 7 to 8 pm
  • Where: Rocky Point Park – 2800 block Murray Street, Port Moody
  • Admission: Free

Vancouver Women in Tech Week – BCIT Luncheon

  • What: Network and lunch with Vancouver Women in Tech Week. Featuring panels on Future Face of Tech, C-Suite Luncheon, and Innovation, as well as door prizes.
  • When: Wednesday, June 13, 2018
  • Time: 11:30 am to 1:30 pm
  • Where: BCIT Downtown Campus – 55 Seymour Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $35-$300

Vancouver Quidditch League


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  • What: Yes, you too can catch the Golden Snitch, as part of the Vancouver Quidditch League (VQL). The sessions are open to anybody ages 16+ and no previous experience needed. The league runs until August 8, and there will be drop-in sessions all summer.
  • When: Alternating Tuesdays (Central Park in Burnaby) and Wednesdays (Connaught Park in Vancouver) until August 8, 2018
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: Central Park in Burnaby and Connaught Park in Vancouver
  • Admission: Online $2 per session, more info

Pies of Summer

  • What: Bake the best pies with the most flavourful fruits of the summer! The recipes demonstrated are Tomato Tarte Tatin, Peach and Strawberry Lattice Pie, and a Mini Blueberry Pie you’ll make yourself to take home. One glass of wine included.
  • When: Wednesday, June 13, 2018
  • Time: 6 to 9 pm
  • Where: The Uncommon Cafe, 477 Powell Street, Vancouver
  • Price: $69; buy via Eventbrite

L’Abattoir Guest Chef Dinner: ‘From Australia to Canada’s Rocky Mountains and West Coast’

  • What: L’Abattoir chef and owner Lee Cooper will host Australian chef Mark Best (San Pellegrino World’s 50 Best Restaurants), alongside Calgary-based chef Darren MacLean of Shokunin for a spectacular six-course dinner with wine pairings on Wednesday, June 13 at 6:30 pm. The guest chef dinner will be held in L’Abattoir’s private room, tucked away in a refurbished 19th-century brick-and-beam heritage building located behind the main dining room.
  • When: Wednesday, June 13, 2018
  • Time: 6:30 pm
  • Where: 217 Carrall Street, Vancouver
  • Price: $200; to reserve call 1-800-656-0173 or buy online

Tigers Be Still

  • What: Tigers Be Still is a comedy that follows the misadventures of Sherry Wickman, a young woman who recently earned her master’s degree in art therapy only to find herself moving back home. Unemployed and overwhelmed, Sherry retreats to her childhood bed and remains there until an unexpected employment opportunity gives her a renewed sense of purpose and hope.
  • When: Wednesday, June 13 to Saturday, June 16, 2018
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: Pacific Theatre – 1440 W 12th Ave, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $10-$15


  • What: Enjoy mouth-watering gourmet bites prepared by some of BC’s most renowned chefs and restaurants from the Okanagan Valley and Vancouver, paired with a selection of fine wines from Oliver’s Golden Mile Bench. The event includes an exclusive viewing of Science World’s newest feature exhibition The Science Behind Pixar, a battle for the Best Dish, food and wine pairing demos, a silent auction, a charitable tax receipt for $50 and fun, hands-on Science World activities. In support of Science World’s Super Science Club.
  • When: Wednesday, June 13
  • Time: 6:30 to 10 pm
  • Where: Science World – 1455 Quebec St, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $125
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