January 27 to February 3
By Morgan Hannah, Life & Style Editor
Will it ever stop raining?! I’ve lived here for five plus years and I’m still not used to all the rain. Honestly, I don’t think it’s even possible to get used to all the rain. And plus? Umbrellas are the worst accessory. Ever.
Anyways, here are some indoor activities to get your mind and mood off the weather. Unless you like getting soaked and cold. In which case, this is not the list of activities for you.
Comic Night featuring Robyn and Bobin
Date: January 28
Location: HOOD 29, 4470 Main Street, Vancouver
Time: 7 to 9 pm
Price: $5 per ticket
Good ol’ comedy to get those cockles warmed up. With a night hosted by Adam Jacobson, featuring many guests! Guests include ET Starchild, Bobin Monga, Robin Fashler, Hui Wong, Jay R, and Jeremiah Ukponrefe.
Food for Thought—A Taste Experience & Counselling Conversation
Date: January 30
Location: The Garden Strathcona, 868 East Hastings Street, Vancouver
Time: 6:30 to 9:30 pm
Price: By donation, recommended donation is $20
A conversation about the relationship between food and mental health hosted by WIRTH Hats. A luxurious meal will be prepared, and local companies like Cartems, Stanley Park Brewing, and Wize Spirits will provide delicious treats! Live music will be played by local musican iamtheliving, and there will be an informative question and answer session with a local counsellor who has experience with the downtown eastside.
Paint Nite: The Original Paint and Sip Party
Date: January 31
Location: Sande’s Lounge & Banquet Hall, 4990 Canada Way, Burnaby
Time: 7 to 9 pm
Price: $35 per ticket
Wanna get drunk and have fun painting, but are tired of doing it alone in the dark of your room? Come out to Paint Nite and get social, make friends, and show off your skills painting a giant moon!
The Wellness Show Vancouver 2020
Date: February 1 and 2
Location: Vancouver Convention Centre, West Building, 1055 Canada Place, Vancouver
Time: 10 am to 7 pm on Feb 1, 10 am to 6pm on Feb 2
Price: $12.50 per ticket for students with valid ID, $20 for a two-day pass
It’s in the name of the game, come on down and get well at the wellness show. It’s that time of year when everyone is catching colds and rebounding from new year’s resolutions not gone well. So, this is the perfect place to learn tips and buy tricks to help you out with your wellness! Discount tickets sold online.
The Anxiety Show, Ep 18 – F*$% Valentine’s Day!
Date: February 2
Location: the Kino, 3456 Cambie Street, Vancouver
Time: 8 to 10:30 pm
Price: Tickets are by donation, however $15 is recommended
From a show that reoccurs in Vancouver monthly, this special edition encourages you to come get sad about crappy Valentine’s Day with other people who despise the holiday. Who knows—maybe you’ll find love! The show includes an open mic for the audience, so try it out! You may be a good comedian, or an awful one, but you won’t know until you try…
Pacific Bluegrass Jam — The Anza Club
Date: February 3
Location: The Anza Club, 3 West 8th Ave, Vancouver
Time: 7 to 11 pm Price: $8 per ticket. $6 if you’re a member.
Monday nights are for jamming! So, don’t be blue… come out to the Anza Club for one of their reoccurring nights of bluegrass beats.