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Take a look at some of the events happening in and around Vancouver!

Never the Last

Tue, Apr 9 - Sat, Apr 20

823 Seymour St, Vancouver, BC V6B 3L4, Canada map

Delinquent Theatrepresents the world premiere of Christine Quintana and Molly MacKinnon‘sromantic yet tragic tale, Never the Last, April 9–20, 2019, as part of theSeeMore Theatre Series at Vancouver Civic Theatre’s Annex (823 Seymour Street).Directed by Laura McLean, the story follows the passionate relationship betweenSophie Carmen Eckhardt-Gramatté, one of the most innovative composers of earlytwentieth century Europe, and expressionist painter Walter Gramatté. Thecouple’s 10 years of marriage, marked by adventure, poverty, artistic strife,and tragedy, is captured in Eckhardt-Gramatté’s 10 rarely performed violinsolos. Never the Last seamlessly blends classical violin performances,movement, and text to tell the heartbreaking story of two people in love, andthe ever-increasing space between them. How do you say what is impossible tosay? What if you run out of time? Ticket from $10.

Dead People’s Things

Wed, Apr 17 - Sun, May 5

Studio 16, 1555 W 7th Ave, Vancouver, BC V6J 1S1, Canada map

Zee Zee Theatrepresents the world premiere of Dead People’s Things by Dave Deveau from April17–May 5, 2019, at Studio 16. Poignant and darkly comedic, the play followsPhyllis, a Millennial, who inherits a house and all of its contents after herestranged hoarder aunt commits suicide. She then must work with neighbourBeatrice, a Baby Boomer who has been named executrix, to try and make somesense of the life and death of a woman she barely knew, through the things sheleft behind. Based on true events, Dead People’s Things is a heartrendinghaunting that examines loneliness and the strange contradiction betweenbelongings and belonging.

Big Easter Run

Sat, Apr 20

3941 Point Grey Rd, Vancouver, BC V6R 1B5, Canada map

Join us for the 4thannual Big Easter Run on April 20th, 2019.
This holiday themed fun run offers a 10km & 5km Big Easter Run/Walk (2pm),as well as a 1 to 3km Little Easter Run/Walk (1pm). This Easter Fun Run tourspicturesque Jericho Beach Park. Starting in the centre of the park, the coursewinds its way along trails surrounded by spring blooms before looping onto thebeachside path, with unbeatable views of the North Shore and the Vancouverskyline.
With mild inclines and maintained trails, everyone is assured a beautiful andstress-free run or walk. The route is suitable for all ages and abilities.Leashed dogs and strollers are absolutely welcome

Easter Cupcake Decorating

Sat, Apr 20

Coquitlam Heritage at Mackin House, 1116 Brunette Ave, Coquitlam, BC V3K 1G2, Canada map

Marshmallow bunniesand lambs, coconut chicks and egg candy filled bird’s nests, all the symbols ofspring. Bring an apron and decorate six chocolate cupcakes to take away andenjoy with friends and family.

Registration Required. (Ages 8-14) $10 per person.

Easter Chocolate Making

Sat, Apr 20

Coquitlam Heritage at Mackin House, 1116 Brunette Ave, Coquitlam, BC V3K 1G2, Canada map

Spring is here. Let’smake some chocolate together. Make Bunnies, eggs and other tasty treats forspring. Milk and dark chocolate fun. Rocky Road, Rice Krispie Caramel Clustersand more.

Hands on class so bring an apron.

Parent participation required. (Ages 4-8 years) Registration Required. $10 perchild.

Lesbian Speed Dating in Vancouver

Sun, Apr 21

455 Abbott St, Vancouver, BC V6B 2L2, Canada map

We strive to makedating and meeting new people less stressful and more memorable by presentingyou with the easiest way to meet the some of the Vancouver-ite cuties outthere.

At one of our speed dating events, in one extraordinary evening, you can meet upto 19 women/womyn/womxn. This is amazing and phenomenal; other ways of meetingpeople cannot yield such great possibilities. The best thing about the systemis that you get to meet the dates one on one.

Neighbourhood Cleanup Party

Mon, Apr 22 - Sat, Jun 8

Over the years, neighbourhood cleanups have been an opportunity to gather friends, family and colleagues together to, yes, pick up litter, but even more so to build a sense of community and purpose. Through litter cleanups you can help your neighbourhood feel cleaner and safer, and put litter where it belongs – in a waste bin, not in our parks, streets or waterways. For information on hosting a cleanup, contact us at vancouver.ca/cleanup or 604 871-6443
vancouver.ca/cleanup
#CleanupParty

Budget Breakers

Tue, Apr 23

6100 Willingdon Ave, Burnaby, BC V5H 4N5, Canada map

Do you struggle whenyou get a huge car repair bill? Is it difficult to find funds to pay for asudden illness in the family?

Join the Library and the Credit Counselling Society to learn about the 3biggest budget breakers (the little expenses, the irregular expenses, and theemergency expenses) and strategies to eliminate them from everyday worry.

Gain skills you probably didn’t learn in school, but will use for the rest ofyour life!

This interactive and fun workshop is 90 minutes! We take a “grab andgo” approach – grab an idea or two and go try it. All participants willwalk away with ideas and resources.

Please register by phone at: 604-436-5400, in-person, or online.

Emerge on Main 2019: Spotlight on Rising Musicians – A Month of Tuesdays

Tue, Apr 23

2321 Main St, Vancouver, BC V5T 3C9, Canada map

Witness the emergenceof three of Vancouver’s up-and-coming classical, new, and genre-bendingmusicians as they step into the spotlight: Julia Chien (percussion), Alex Mah(composer & interdisciplinary artist), and Matthew Ariaratnam (musician,composer, improviser).

Ready, Set, Learn

Wed, Apr 24

2706 Trafalgar St, Vancouver, BC V6K 2J6, Canada map

Ready, Set, Learn isa provincial initiative for 3-5 year-olds designed to provide families withgood information about how to support their young child’s early learning, andto help develop positive connections with the school system and local communityagencies.

Schools host various play-based early learning events targeted to 3-5 year oldsand their families to help influence school readiness.

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