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7 things to do in Vancouver today: Wednesday, March 27

Daniel Chai Mar 27, 2019 11:37 am

The last Hump Day of March! Here are seven events happening in Vancouver on Wednesday, March 27, including Merideth Kaye Clark, Pull Festival and more.

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

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Merideth Kaye Clark Performs Joni Mitchell’s BLUE Album

What: Merideth Kaye Clark performs Joni Mitchell’s iconic BLUE album from beginning to end. With Merideth playing guitar and dulcimer, and accompanied by Mont Chris Hubbard, this performance will transport you to the first time you heard the album giving you the unique opportunity to experience it live. Raine Hamilton opens the evening.

When: March 27, 2019
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: Studio Theatre at Surrey Arts Centre – 13750 88 Avenue, Surrey
Tickets: Online

Spring Break at the Space Centre

Space Centre

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What: Do you have a young space enthusiast in the family? Join the Space Centre over Spring Break for some special activities and programming focused on “Exploring the Sun” and “Exploring the Moon”. These family friendly activities will run daily throughout Spring Break. They will also be premiering the film “The Sun: Our Living Star” in the planetarium star theatre.

When: Now to Sunday, March 31, 2019
Time: 10 am to 5 pm
Where: H.R. MacMillan Space Centre – 1100 Chestnut Street, Vancouver
Admission: Online

Pull Festival: Vancouver’s 10-minute Play Festival

What:The Pull Festival is an annual play Festival featuring a repertoire of six 10-minute plays. Pull seeks out original, un-produced plays from Vancouver-based playwrights to develop, dramaturge, and support the premiere of these new works.

When: Wednesday, March 27 to Saturday, March 30, 2019
Time: 8 pm (3 pm matinee on Saturday)
Where: Havana Theatre – 1214 Commercial Dr, Vancouver
Tickets: Online, $25

Wednesday Wanderings: Amazing Amphibians

What: Meander through forests, marshes and tidal flats on beautiful trails that link us to these protected spaces.  Enjoy naturalists-led walks that inspire you to get to know your wild neighbours. Often overlooked, these shy residents are important indicators of ecosystem health. Come listen to their spring chorus and search for egg masses. Ages 19+,  registration required.  Barcode 7627

When: March 27, 2019
Time: 10 am to 12 pm
Where: Derby Reach Regional Park – 21801 Allard Crescent, Langley
Price: $3 per person, per session

Spring Break at Lonsdale Quay Market

The exterior of Lonsdale Quay Market.
(Quay Property Management)

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

10 Gates Dancing – Trust

What: The West Coast premiere of Trust is a thought-provoking duet created and performed by choreographer Tedd Robinson and composer Charles Quevillon. This new contemporary work examines the dynamic interchange of building, maintaining, and testing trust between partners. Audiences are invited to enter into a playful exercise through the interplay of dance artists, examining more about their own beliefs in the world, and reflecting on exactly who they trust. Part of Vancouver International Dance Festival.

When: Wednesday, March 27 to Saturday, March 30, 2019
Time: 8 pm
Where: Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre – 181 Roundhouse Mews, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

You Otter See Beavers!

What: Wander into the domain of the otters and beavers of Stanley Park. Set out on a guided evening stroll and discover the habitat and behaviour of these semiaquatic mammals. Catch a beaver tail slap or glimpse an otter in the twilight. Bring your flashlights and meet at the Stanley Park Dining Pavilion. For ages 7+.

When: Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Time: 6:30 to 8:30 pm
Where: The Cultch – 1895 Venables Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online, $5-$10 plus fees

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