5 Things to Do in Vancouver This Week (February 21-27)

1. T.Rex, The Ultimate Predator

February 26 – January 22

Feed your inner child (or bring your actual kids) and learn all about the mega-predator we all know and love. Check out a life-size model and mess around with a roar mixer (blend sounds, create best roar) all while actively learning about the T.Rex.  

When: February 26 – January 22
Where: Science World
Cost: Adults: $27.62; Children: $18.57
More Info: scienceworld.ca

2. Kim’s Convenience

February 24 – March 27

Ins Choi’s hit play is back with the emotional story of Mr.Kim, a Korean shopkeeper, who is grappling with his changing neighbourhood and his relationships with his second-generation children. Yes, this is the same Kim’s Convenience that is now a beloved tv show. Watch where it all began: You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, and you’ll support some great Canadian artists.

When: February 24 – March 27
Where: Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage
Cost: From $39
More Info: artsclub.com

3. Mary’s Wedding

February 25 – March 13

This is the 20th anniversary of Mary’s Wedding, an award-winning play that depicts two young people who take shelter together during a storm. Set during 1914, the play highlights the tumultuous times of the era all while exploring new love, hope and regret. An emotional and poetic play that will pull on your heartstrings.

When: February 25 – March 13
Where: Firehall Arts Centre
Cost: From $15
More Info: firehallartscentre.ca

4. Clémentine – A (True) Story

February 26 – 27

Through table-top puppetry, Clementine recounts the story of a young girl navigating her parents’ divorce and through that finding the true meaning of love. This type of object theatre borrows techniques from cinema, comic strips, clown and physical theatre in order to lighten the dramatic tone of the story.

When: February 26 – 27
Where: Presentation House Theatre
Cost: From $10
More Info: phtheatre.org

5. Cookie Day

February 24

Canuck Place Children’s Hospice is hosting their annual Cookies for Canuck Place campaign where you can purchase cookies from local vendors for a good cause. Throughout February and March, partial proceeds from these purchases will be donated to help raise funds for the children at Canuck Place.

When: February 24
Where: Various Bakeries
More Info: canuckplace.org