7 things to do in Vancouver today: Wednesday, March 20

Mar 15 2019, 7:19 am

Welcome to spring, everyone! Get the new season started with Cold Fighter Series, Multiple Organism, and these seven events happening in Vancouver on Wednesday, March 20, 2019.

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

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Cold Fighter Series

free boxing class


What: To help bring awareness to the many ways you can stay healthy and strong during the cold and flu season, Vancouverites are invited to take part in a free boxing classes hosted by Jamieson Vitamins from March 20 to 24. Taking place on various dates in March, fitness enthusiasts can lace up and join the free boxing class and wellness session at Kondi Fitness, HIIT Fitness and Lift Fitness.

This fun and invigorating boxing class is open to all fitness levels and will be followed by a short learning session from leading nutritionists. Participants can also sample delicious eats and treats that their body will thank them for.

When: Wednesday, March 20 to Sunday, March 24, 2019
Time: Varies from 5 pm – 6:20 pm, 6:30 pm – 8 pm, 5:30 pm – 7 pm and 10 am – 12 pm
Where: Kondi Fitness, Hiit Fitness and Lift Fitness
Price: Free

Kinky Boots

What: The winner of six 2013 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Kinky Boots tells the uplifting and heartwarming tale of Charlie Price, a young man reluctantly taking over his family’s struggling shoe factory and looking for a fresh idea. Charlie meets and finds inspiration in Lola, and together they discover that it takes a good friend to make a great pair.

When: March 20, 2019
Time: 8 pm
Where: Abbotsford Centre – 33800 King Rd, Abbotsford
Tickets: Online

Ladies Against Humanity

What: Who run the world? Girls! Join The Fictionals and special guests on March 20 at the Rio Theatre for the annual Ladies Against Humanity special. Some of the funniest women from around Vancouver will bring CAH to life during the live tournament, give out sweet prizes, and crown the next Most Horrible Person in Vancouver.

When: Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Time: Doors 7 pm, show 8 pm
Where: Rio Theatre – 1660 East Broadway, Vancouver
Tickets: Online, $12

Surviving Vancouver: Gathering in our City

What: Join Lori Snyder, Woody Morrison, and T’uy’t’tanat- Cease Wyss as they engage in an exploratory and educational discussion about Indigenous Food systems, abilities to subsist, survive and live with traditional food sources and healing properties of the natural world. The evening will be moderated by Jolene Andrew.

When: Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Time: 7 to 9 pm
Where: Museum of Vancouver – 1100 Chestnut Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Spring Break at Vancouver Aquarium

What: Did you know that a sloth only goes to the bathroom once a week? Or that a penguin has fleshy hooks on its tongue? These are just some of the 50,000 creatures at the Vancouver Aquarium, where weird is normal. Enjoy special family programs and shows including ‘Meet a Penguin’ or ‘Shark: A 4-D Experience’. Then get up close and personal with your favorite animal during an animal encounter.

When: Now to Sunday, March 31, 2019
Time: 9:30 am to 6 pm
Where: Vancouver Aquarium – 845 Avison Way, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Multiple Organism

Multiple Organism / The Cultch

What: Multiple Organism by Mind of a Snail is a surrealist comedy for adults (18+) about having a body and how our body is seen by others. Expect nudity, projections, puppetry, and sentient toothbrushes.

When: Wednesday, March 20 to Saturday, March 31, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: The Cultch – 1895 Venables Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Spring Break at Lonsdale Quay Market

What: Stop by Lonsdale Quay Market between 10 am to 3 pm and play board games with a view. They have a wide range of games including Jenga, Monopoly Deal, Twister, Uno, Checkers and more. These will be available at the Visitor’s Center located on the Market Level to sign out.

When: Now to Friday, March 29, 2019
Time: 10 am to 3 pm
Where: Lonsdale Quay Market – 123 Carrie Cates Court, North Vancouver
Admission: Free