Before the month is over, check out these four exciting events in our Kitsilano neighbourhood, with something for everyone including science, fun stories, live music, and drinks!
Sunny Island Excavation Discussion – Thursday, May 24th
Underwater archaeologist Charles Moore and VMM curator Duncan McLeod will be discussing the recent excavation of the Japanese-Canadian fishing boat, Sunny Island, built in 1929. This talk will be held at the Vancouver Maritime Museum and is included with paid museum admission. Starts at 7:30pm.
Mixed Me: Multi-ethnic Storytelling for Teens & Kids – Sunday, May 27th
Join three exciting mixed-race authors – poet and memoirist Chelene Knight, young adult writer Michelle Kim, and animator/children’s book author Jeff Chiba Stearns – for an afternoon of storytelling, creativity workshops, and conversations. Perfect for kids, teens, and families, and it’s a free event. From 1pm till 3pm at the Museum of Vancouver.
Happy Hour Jazz Series – Thursday, May 31st
Also at the Museum of Vancouver, the first of a series, a night featuring diverse local jazz musicians, and drinks. This first part will feature live music by the Cory Weeds Trio – with Cory on the saxophone, Jason Decouto on the organ, and Julian MacDonough on the drums. Admission is pay-what-you-can (with a $5 suggested donation). This will include access to all of the MOV’s current exhibits, including Haida Now: A Visual Feast of Innovation and Tradition. Doors open at 5pm, and the cash bar and music are on from 6pm till 8pm.
Universe of the Brain Lecture Series – Thursday, May 31st
Over at the H.R. MacMillan Space Centre, neuroscientists Dr Liisa Galea and Dr Julie Robillard will be hosting an evening of lively discussions as they debunk the modern mythology of the human brain. Discover what’s fact and what’s fiction regarding the brain, and expect some fascinating demonstrations, too. Tickets are $20 and the show is from 7:30pm till 9:30pm.
Last modified: May 22, 2018