7 things to do in Vancouver today: Wednesday, May 15

May 10 2019, 11:57 pm

We’re halfway through May and there’s still so much to do! Here are seven things to do in Vancouver on Wednesday, May 15 – Vancouver Whitecaps, Cartoons at The Columbia, and more.

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

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Celebrate Bird Week: Early Morning Bird Tour at UBC Botanical Garden

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What: An introductory bird tour at UBC Botanical Garden. Search for exciting birds and listen for their melodious calls. This event is great for beginner birders and will focus on identifying common birds of UBC Botanical Garden and the Vancouver Area.

When: Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Time: 8 to 9:30 am
Where: UBC Botanical Garden – 6804 SW Marine Drive, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Vancouver Whitecaps vs Atlanta United FC

What: Vancouver Whitecaps take on the Atlanta United FC in MLS action at BC Place.

When: May 15, 2019
Time: 7 pm
Where: BC Place – 777 Pacific Blvd, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Langley Community Farmers’ Market

What: Explore the dozens of local makers, bakers, and growers at two weekly locations of Langley Community Farmers’ Market.

When: Wednesdays from May 15 to October 9, 2019, and Saturdays from June 1 to October 5, 2019
Time: 12 to 4:30 pm (Wednesdays), 10 am to 2 pm (Saturdays)
Where: Kwantlen Langley Campus Courtyard – 20901 Langley Bypass, Langley (Wednesday), Timms Community Centre – 20339 Douglas Crescent, Langley (Saturdays)
Admission: Free

Campagnolo & Main Street Brewing Beer Pairing Dinner

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What: Campagnolo Restaurant presents a multi-course family style dinner paired with small batch beers from Main St. Brewing Company. Experience the seasonality and local sourcing for both the food and beverage.

When: Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Times: 6 to 10 pm
Where: Campagnolo – 1020 Main Street Vancouver
Tickets: Online, $80

Thomas Rhett

What: Country superstar Thomas Rhett brings his Life Changes tour to Rogers Arena with special guest Dustin Lynch.

When: Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: Rogers Arena – 800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Vancouver Art Gallery presents the Heller Lecture: Vivek Shraya

What: Join artist, writer and musician Vivek Shraya for the annual Heller Lecture, where she will delve into how personal narrative relates to image-making, visibility, gender identity and cultural tradition. During her lecture, Shraya will move in and out of autobiography, song and storytelling as she shares recent bodies of work that provide a glimpse into her multi-faceted practice.

When: Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Time: 7 pm
Where: ANNEX Theatre – 823 Seymour Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online, $35 Members, $40 General Admission (incl. tax)

Cartoons at The Columbia

What: An animated short film festival celebrating works from both local and international animators. The program covers a range of genres from comedy to drama to horror and thriller. Due to the variable nature of the content, this event is recommended for ages 14+. The Columbia is a fully licensed cabaret venue.

When: Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Time: 7 to 10 pm
Where: The Columbia Theatre – 530 Columbia Street, New Westminster
Tickets: Online, $5

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