9 things to do this week in Vancouver


Here are some of the top events to check out in Vancouver between April 6 and 10. For a complete list of events, check out the Vancity Buzz calendar here.

Andy Warhol Exhibit

  • What: Due to overwhelming demand, the free Andy Warhol exhibit in Yaletown is reopening to the public on select dates and times through April 28
  • Where: 1280 Homer Street, Vancouver
  • When: Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday in April; 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday; 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday

The Book of Mormon

  • What: The satirical, Tony award-winning Broadway musical travels to Vancouver this week for a sold out run.
  • Where: Queen Elizabeth Theatre – 649 Cambie St, Vancouver
  • When: Tuesday, April 7 to 12

AboveUSA at FlyOver Canada

  • What: For a limited time only, guests will get to experience AboveUSA and FlyOver Canada back-to-back for the regular FlyOver admission price.
  • Where: FlyOver Canada – 201 – 999 Canada Place, Vancouver
  • When: multiple times per day until April 12

Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs. Columbus Crew

  • What: Can the Whitecaps get their fifth straight win?
  • Where: BC Place
  • When: Wednesday, April 8; 7 p.m.

Front and Company’s Easter Rummage Sale

  • What: Get up to 70 per cent off on select items.
  • Where: Front and Company – 3772 Main Street, Vancouver
  • When: until Monday, April 6

Harry Potter trivia night

  • What: Test your Harry Potter knowledge at this magical trivia event. Admission is $5.
  • Where: Sunset Grill – 2204 York Ave, Vancouver
  • When: Wednesday, April 8; 7:30 p.m.

Regional Assembly of Text’s Monthly Letter Writing Club

  • What: Type letters to your friends and loved-ones on old typewriters while enjoying tea and cookies with fellow letter-writers.
  • Where: 3934 Main Street, Vancouver
  • When: Thursday, April 9; 7 p.m.

UBC’s AMS Block Party

  • What: The 8th Annual AMS Block Party for UBC students and friends will feature acts by Chromeo, Tokyo Police Club and Yukon Blonde.
  • Where: 6190 Agronomy Road, UBC
  • When: Friday, April 10; 2:30 p.m.

Vancouver Theatresports’ Throne and Games

  • What: Throne and Games is an elimination comedic improv format inspired by HBO’s wildly successful Game of Thrones and the book series it is based on.
  • Where: 1502 Duranleau St., Vancouver (Granville Island)
  • When: Thursday, April 9 to 11

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Jill Slattery Jill Slattery was born and raised in Vancouver, where she also earned an Arts degree from UBC in English and Creative Writing. She is an avid TV-watcher and a shameless Taylor Swift fangirl. Jill is a Staff Writer at Vancity Buzz. Contact her at jill@vancitybuzz.com

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