Top Things To Do In Metro Vancouver This Friday (March 3)


It is the first Friday of March and it sure feels good that spring is getting closer. Although there is still some snow on the ground, much is happening this Friday, March 3rd.

Health | The Wellness Show


Photo: The Wellness Show / Facebook

Back for its 25th year, Western Canada’s biggest trade show is dedicated to health and wellness. It boasts 250+ exhibitors, 100+ guest speakers and workshops, a meditation garden, and lots of free samples. Tickets range from $4 – $14.50. Furthermore, the event is at the Vancouver Convention Centre East, and is scheduled from 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Music | Festival du Bois

Returning for its 28th year, another amazing roster of music artists and other performers are slated to grace the stage. It takes place at Mackin Park located in Coquitlam. On until Sunday, March 5th, 2017, tickets are $15.

Education | Babies

The documentary by developmental psychologist Janet Werker explores the difference and similarities in early childhood development amongst four babies. As part of Movies for Mommies, it begins this Friday at 11:30 a.m. It is screening at the Vancity Theatre, and tickets are $10.

Recreation | UBC Aquatic Centre Grand Opening

Photo: UBC Thunderbirds / Facebook

Photo: UBC Thunderbirds / Facebook

To celebrate the grand opening of the much anticipated UBC Aquatic Centre, special events are in store from Friday March 3rd, 2017 – Sunday, March 5th. By the same token, activities for kids, families, and everyone else is on the schedule.

Activism | After Trump And Pussy Hats

Vancouver Rape Relief and Women’s Shelter & Asian Women Coalition Ending Prostitution invite you to a discussion surrounding the next steps needed to be taken. On from 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m., people will have the chance to speak with leading Vancouver feminist Suzanne Jay. Tickets are $10, and it is at the St. Andrews – Wesley United Church.

Country Music | Joey Landreth

The Canadian country singer performs at the Fox Cabaret as part of his Whiskey Tour. Subsequently, doors open at 7:00 p.m. and tickets are $15 (plus services charges and fees).

Dance | Vancity SBK Festival 2017

SBK Festival

The Vancity International Salsa Bachata Kizomba Festival (SBK) is returning for its 3rd year this weekend. It is on from Friday, March 3rd, 2017 – Sunday, March 5th. Latin dancers of all walks of life will come together to share their passion for the art. The festival will be held at the Grand Villa Casino Hotel & Conference Centre in Burnaby. Tickets range from $20 – $179.

Casino | The Robert Cray Band

Lastly, American blues guitarist-vocalist performs at the River Rock Casino in Richmond alongside his band. The Performance begins at 8:00 p.m., and tickets are $69.50.

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