5 things to do in Vancouver today: Thursday, July 30

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July has almost passed us by. Celebrate the start of a brand new month with a few of the awesome things to do in Vancouver today.

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Summer Movie Matinee – Paddington Bear

  • What: Looking for something to do with the whole family? Head down to the West Vancouver Memorial Library for their summer movie matinee. Today’s movie is Paddington Bear, a movie about an Peruvian bear’s adventures in England, and it’s way funnier and more entertaining than you would expect.
  • Where: 
  • When: Thursday, July 30; 2:30 p.m.

Theory of a Deadman at the Hard Rock Casino

  • What: That’s right, Theory of a Deadman is still kicking. Take this opportunity to check out everyone’s older brother’s favourite band at the Hard Rock Casino. It’ll be like middle school/high school/college all over again.
  • Where: Hard Rock Casino Vancouver – 2080 United Boulevard, Coquitlam
  • When: Thursday, July 30; 8 p.m.

Imagine Dragons at the Rogers Arena

  • What: Looking for something a little more modern? Imagine Dragons comes to Rogers Arena, bringing the restless music festival hordes with them. There’s no tent city, but it’ll be so dark you won’t even notice.
  • Where: Rogers Arena – 800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver
  • When: Thursday, July 30; 7:30 p.m.

Jokes Please! – Weird Voicemail Edition

  • What: One of Vancouver’s most fun independent shows, Jokes Please! brings local professional and amateur stand-up comedians, and a few special guests, together for your entertainment. With hosts Ivan Decker, Ross Dauk, and Andy Kallstrom keeping things moving and fun, this is a show you shouldn’t miss.
  • Where: The Little Mountain Gallery – 195 East 26th Avenue, Vancouver
  • When: Thursday, July 30; 8 p.m.

Mad Max: Fury Road

  • What: The hottest summer on record can only be honoured one way: a movie about the sun-blasted hellscape that is future Australia. Gasoline, leather, mutated rock monsters, ill-advised body modifications; it is a future as exciting as it is terrifying.
  • Where: The Rio Theatre –
  • When: Thursday, July 30; 6:45 p.m.

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