Sunny weather returned to Vancouver this week and it sure feels nice that Spring is near. Although there is still a chance of more snow falling this weekend, don’t let that ruin your plans over the next few days.
Comedy | A Lifetime Of Damage
Comedy duo Carmelahhh take you on a wild journey that showcases their artistic creativity. Tickets are $8, and will be held at the Little Mountain Gallery on Friday, February 24th. The show begins at 9:30 p.m.
History | I Am Not Your Negro
Dive into the issue of race in America through the lives of Martin Luther King, Medgar Evers, and Malcolm X. You can see it at the Vancity Theatre beginning Friday, February 24th. Tickets are $10.
Festival | East Van Mardi Gras
On Friday, celebrate at the annual East Van Mardi Gras festival. Beginning at 8:00 p.m. at WISE Hall, get together and celebrate New Orleans Style. Tickets are $20.
Music | Garrick Ohlsson Plays Brahms
This Friday night, enjoy pianist Garrick Ohlsson and the VSO in an all-Brahms program. It will take place at the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts beginning at 8:00 p.m.
Design | An Exclusive Art & Fashion Showcase
On from Saturday, February 25th – Sunday, February 26th, Anumation, Mahari Collection & Jessie Sohpaul present a one of a kind showcase. The two day event takes place at The Playground, showcasing local fashion designers.
Martial Arts | Surrey Youth Anti-Bullying And Self-Defense Seminar
Taking place this Saturday from 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., youth will learn basic skills required to defend themselves in times of confrontation. It takes place at the Muslim Youth Centre in Surrey.
Business | Small Business Tour
Again taking place this Saturday, learn where to find help with small business planning, market research, and much more at the Vancouver Public Library Central Branch. On between 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., admission is free.
Sports | Vancouver Canucks vs. San jose
The Vancouver Canucks take on the San Jose Sharks in a Saturday night matchup. Puck drop is at 7:00 p.m.
Cheap Finds | The East Van Garage Sale
Taking place this Sunday from 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., you can expect to find gems such as vintage clothing, jewelry, housewares, oddities, records, knick knacks, books, and many more unique items. Entrance is $2, and is being held at Astoria Hastings.
On Sunday, February 26, test your strength, stamina & lungs against the 48 floors of the 490-foot Sheraton Vancouver Wall Center Hotel. Furthermore, it Begins at 9:00 a.m., and the event supports the BC Lung Association in its fight against lung disease.