5 things to do in Vancouver today: Thursday, October 22

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Vancouver Canucks vs. Washington Capitals

  • What: Spooooorts. The Canucks face off against the Capitals tonight, giving everyone in Vancouver a reason to wear their jersey to the office. It’s about civic pride, Douglas.
  • Where: Rogers Arena – 800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver
  • When: Thursday, October 22; 7 p.m.

Xavier Rudd at the Commodore Ballroom

  • What: Australian virtuoso Xavier Rudd comes to the Commodore Ballroom along with The United Nations. Soulful, smooth, and oh-so-talented, Rudd is an act that can’t be missed.
  • Where: Commodore Ballroom – 868 Granville Street, Vancouver
  • When: Thursday, October 22; 7 p.m.

Saving critically endangered tree frogs

  • What: An evening of presentations and addresses, speaking of the critically endangered tree frog species living right here in Canada. There’s a lot of work to be done in the coming years if we want to leave our ecosystem a little closer to how we found it. If we won’t, who will?
  • Where: Vancouver Aquarium – 845 Avison Way, Vancouver
  • When: Thursday, October 22; 6 p.m.

Young Frankenstein at the Rio Theatre

  • What: Mel Brooks’ classic horror comedy, starring Gene Wilder and Frank Boyle. All the manic comedy of Gene Wilder at his peak, and the hilarious dialogue of a Mel Brooks joint.
  • Where: The Rio Theatre –
  • When: Thursday, October 22; 6:30 p.m.

Craft Year, Craft Beer

  • What: A celebration of the year’s best locally crafted beers, listen to live music, and the opportunity to share some great food with good friends, Craft Year, Craft Beer is an unmissable event in the beautiful VanDusen Botanical Gardens.
  • Where:
  • When: Thursday, October 22; 7 to 10 p.m.

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