7 things to do in Vancouver today: Wednesday, March 28

Mar 23 2018, 12:07 am

Spring Break rolls on, so fill it up with one of our picks of seven events to check out in Vancouver today, Wednesday, March 28. Playdome at BC Place, Groundwerk Listening Party, and more.

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

Spring Break Movie

  • What: Enjoy a screening of Cars 3 with the family this Spring Break. Presented by Port Moody Public Library.
  • When: Wednesday, March 28, 2018
  • Time: 2 to 4 pm
  • Where: Inlet Theatre, 100 Newport Drive, Port Moody
  • Admission: Free

PlayDome at BC Place

PlayDome/ (BC Place)

  • What: Western Canada’s largest indoor carnival is back for spring break 2018 with six fun-filled days of carnival rides, games, and sweet treats. With over 45 rides and attractions all under one roof, there is no better place for indoor family fun this spring break than at PlayDome.
  • When: Wednesday, March 28 to Monday, April 2, 2018
  • Time: The event is open daily at 10 am or 11 am, (depending on date) and runs until 5 pm or 6 pm (depending on date.) See PlayDome’s website for specific, daily schedules.
  • Where: BC Place – 777 Pacific Boulevard, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online

Plaid to the Bone – An Improv Show

  • What: UBC Theatre 440A class presents an improv show full of chuckles and Canadian formal wear.
  • When: Wednesday, March 28, 2018
  • Time: 5 pm
  • Where: Dorothy Somerset Studio – 6361 University Boulevard, Vancouver
  • Admission: Free

Save Space: The Future of Vancouver Nightlife Panel

  • What: Examine the issues Vancouver’s cultural spaces and nightlife continue to face. From the loss of venues to increasing cost of living – the ever encroaching development of our city has put artists in an increasingly difficult spot with seemingly no respite.
  • When: Wednesday, March 28, 2018
  • Time: 5:30 to 9:30 pm
  • Where: The Beaumont Studios – 316 West 5th Avenue, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, Free

Spring Break at the Beaty

Beaty Biodiversity Museum

Beaty Biodiversity Museum / Facbook

  • What: During Spring Break, join the Beaty Biodiversity Museum every day at noon for a different hands-on activity, presented by volunteers, staff, curators, and special guests. Meet new friends while exploring different aspects of the biodiversity around us. From identifying incredible insects, to art, games, crafts, and hands-on activities, you’ll be a biodiversity pro in no time. All activities are open to all ages and are included with membership or admission on a drop-in basis, unless otherwise noted. 
  • When: Now to Sunday, April 1, 2018
  • Time: 12 pm
  • Where: Beaty Biodiversity Museum – 2212 Main Mall, Vancouver
  • More Info: Online

Groundwerk Listening Party 27

  • What: Groundwerk Vancouver is a monthly workshop/incubator/listening party for Vancouver’s electronic music scene. The event starts with a keynote, the attendees will listen to brand new tracks made by producers in attendance
  • When: Wednesday, March 28, 2018
  • Time: 7:30 to 11 p.m.
  • Where: The Media Club – 695 Cambie Street, Vancouver
  • Admission: Pay what you can

Vancouver Orchid Society Speaker Series: Native Orchids of British Columbia

  • What: Verne Smythe from the Okanagan will be talking about native BC orchids. There will also be a show table, plants sales and raffle.
  • When: Wednesday, March 28, 2018
  • Time: Doors 6:30 pm, Talk at 7:30 pm
  • Where: Floral Hall, VanDusen Gardens – 5251 Oak Street Vancouver
  • More Info: Online
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