7 things to do in Vancouver today: Wednesday, March 14

Mar 6 2018, 11:59 pm

This week includes East Side Beer Fest, Casual Birding Walk, and more. Whatever you’re in the mood for today, check out our list of seven things to do on March 14.

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

East Side Beer Fest 2018


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  • What: Liberty Merchant Company proudly presents the 6th Annual East Side Beer Fest tasting event. The evening will feature craft beers from BC and around the world, along with a silent auction and door prize.
  • When: Wednesday, March 14, 2018
  • Time: 7 to 9 pm
  • Where: The Wise Hall & Lounge – 1882 Adanac Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: $29.99 plus a non-perishable food donation; buy tickets at Liberty Wine Merchants locations

GLOBE Forum and Innovation Expo 2018

  • What: Business, government, and civil society leaders find inspiration, connections, and new opportunities in the clean economy. Featured speakers include Michelle Patron, Director of Sustainability Policy, Microsoft; Ryan Holmes, CEO, Hootsuite; and Dee Poon Managing Director and Chief Brand Officer, PYE.
  • When: Wednesday March 14 to Friday, March 16, 2018
  • Where: Vancouver Convention Center – East Building – 999 Canada Place, Vancouver
  • Register: Online

Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar Championship-Winning Tasting Menu

  • What: Remember that Vancouver chef? The one that recently won the biggest culinary competition in Canada? Well, now you’ve got a chance to try his award-winning dishes for yourself – but only for one night. Chef Alex Chen of Boulevard Kitchen & Bar has put together a four-course tasting menu of his championship-winning fare, and you can try it Wednesday, March 14 by making a reservation.
  • When: Wednesday, March 14, 2018
  • Time: 6 pm
  • Where: Boulevard Kitchen & Bar – 845 Burrard Street, Vancouver
  • Price: $95 ($45 for wine pairing); reserve by calling 604-642-2900

Surrey Civic Theatres 50th Anniversary Gala & Concert

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  • What: Surrey Civic Theatres turns 50 with a birthday bash. Celebrate the legacy and inspiration brought to the community, and the artists who have graced its stages. Featuring the BC World Music Collective, and thirteen artists – both indigenous and from away – who now call BC home.
  • When: Wednesday, March 14, 2018
  • Time: 6:30 pm
  • Where: Surrey Arts Centre – 13750 88 Ave, Surrey
  • Tickets: Online, $29-$49

King of the Courts – Squash Tournament

  • What: Test your squash skills in the 26th Annual King of the Courts. The tournament includes three guaranteed matches, a tournament t-shirt, a banquet dinner, door prizes, placement prizes and more.
  • When: Wednesday, March 14, 2018
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: Bonsor Recreation Complex – 6550 Bonsor Avenue, Burnaby
  • Register: Online

Casual Birding Walk

  • What: ​​Check out shorebirds, waterfowl, raptors and more on this 2.5 hour birdwatching amble – bring binoculars. For ages 9 and up.
  • When: Wednesday, March 14, 2018
  • Time: 9 am to 12 pm
  • Where: Boundary Bay Regional Park – Meet at Cammidge House, via Centennial Beach entrance on Boundary Bay Road, Tsawwassen
  • Register: Online, Free

Tomorrow’s Child

  • What: Calgary’s acclaimed Ghost Rider Theatre, with special permission from the Ray Bradbury estate, has created a new audio-only adaption of Bradbury’s sci-fi short story Tomorrow’s Child. This one-of-kind, audio-only, theatre experience is presented to a blindfolded audience.
  • When: Wednesday, March 14 to Saturday, March 17, 2018
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: Shadbolt Centre for the Arts – 6450 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby
  • Tickets: Online, $15-$36
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