Can you believe it’s the last weekend of July already?! Before the month comes to a close let’s see what picks this week has to offer.
Auction: Tonight, register for Fighting COVID Together II and help 7 local charities raise much needed funds in a special online auction
Mars: Tonight, Cosmic Nights returns to H.R. MacMillan Space Centre virtually exploring the red planet Mars. Host Michael Unger will be joined by the Space Centre’s astronomer Rachel Wang, and special guest Joalda Morancy, Astronomy and Astrophysics major from the University of Chicago.
Centennial: The Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Art celebrates its namesake’s extraordinary life and legacy, To Speak With a Golden Voice, run until April 11, 2021.
Latincouver: Until August 9th, Carnaval del Sol brings the sounds, flavours and dances of Latin America to the people of Metro Vancouver online, at local restaurants or smaller in-person events.
Symphony: Vancouver Island Symphony is bringing back live music for the summer with a series of small, physically distanced, pop-up sessions this July and August throughout mid-Vancouver Island.
Patio: Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays take a seat outside for a cocktail or BBQ at the Fairmont Pacific Rim’s Pop-Up Patio in the hotels forecourt.
Amusement: Playland, the Vancouver Summer tradition has reopened to bring some fun and thrills, albeit with new health and safety protocols.
Queer: The 12th annual digital Queer Arts Festival , brings a close to its roster of queer arts, culture and history, on July 26, 2020
Anthropologie: MOA at UBC has reopened its doors, with new COVID-19 protocols and admission by timed-ticket, to welcome visitors to see first-hand works from the world indigenous communities.
Concerts: The Vancouver Maritime Museum kicks of its Celebrate Canada weekly virtual concert series this Thursday. Join a livestream of music from aboard the St Roch in the museum at 7pm each Thursday. This week’s performers are The Colorifics.
Chinatown: Dr Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden has reopened with new protocols and this week hosts a opening reception (limited spaces available) of Luminous Garden the third art exhibition from artist-in-residence Lam Wong