Unique thing to do in Vancouver #463: Cat Life Drawing Workshop!

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Vancouver has no shortage of unique things to do, whether it’s visiting a giant windmill on the top of a mountain or seeing some of the tallest Christmas trees in the world.

So if you’re constantly on the quest to find the most unique things to do in Vancouver, you’ve got to check out this hilarious workshop event at Vancouver’s very own Cat Cafe.

On select days in December and into January, Catfe will be hosting “Sketch ‘n’ Purr” cat life drawing classes, for artists of every skill level!

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Unique thing to do in Vancouver #463: Cat Life Drawing Workshop!

Could this be the most wholesome event of the year in Vancouver?

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Are you ready for an afternoon of cuteness in the name of literacy? The Vancouver Public Library is hosting a “Canine Library” this Saturday, September 14th from 1 to 3 pm.

The free event will allow participants to “check out” a dog and read the dog their favourite poem during a 15-minute session – leaving plenty of time for some belly rubs and back scratches as well.

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Could this be the most wholesome event of the year in Vancouver?

So long summer! These monthly movie events feature creepy, cult favourites in the local morgue

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With the final long weekend of the summer coming up and back to school happening next week, it feels like we’re creeping closer to the fall season… (Sorry!)

You may have already noticed this if you’ve attempted to buy a new pair of sandals or a beach towel and instead been confronted with Thanksgiving decorations and Halloween costumes. (Fun fact: there are only 63 days until Halloween!)

So, it’s fitting that the Vancouver Morgue is getting into the spirit of things by kicking off the 2019 season of their popular Movies in the Morgue film series.

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So long summer! These monthly movie events feature creepy, cult favourites in the local morgue

Don’t miss this! Two amazing sunflower festivals in the Lower Mainland on until September 15

There’s something otherworldly about sunflowers, the tall and beautiful flowers that can grow to heights that tower over our heads. Aside from their undeniable beauty, they also make the perfect companion for your next profile picture!

Last year, the Lower Mainland hosted its first-ever Sunflower Festival in Chilliwack from the owners of the massively popular Tulip Festival.

This year, there is not only one but two sunflower festivals to choose from!

The Chilliwack Sunflower Festival is running again for an amazing afternoon in the country, just an hour+ drive away from Downtown Vancouver. Not to be outdone, there is also a new, simultaneous sunflower festival happening in Richmond, still spectacular but a little closer to the city.

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Don’t miss this! Two amazing sunflower festivals in the Lower Mainland on until September 15

Get funky at the free outdoor Public Disco Laneway Series this summer in Vancouver

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Vancouver’s favourite travelling street party is back this August and September with three upcoming events that are free, licensed, and all ages!

Dust off your dancing shoes and get ready to have an amazing time courtesy of the Public Disco. These events work to connect participants through music and dancing in unique public spaces on August 10, 31, and September 29.

Unlike the disco parties of yesteryear, the public disco is a fun and funky all-ages good time in an outdoor public setting – so everyone is invited!

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Get funky at the free outdoor Public Disco Laneway Series this summer in Vancouver

10 unique things to do this Valentine’s Day in Vancouver

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It’s the holiday that people love to hate, or maybe love to love? Either way, Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching and if you have a significant other in your life, most likely you’ll have to think of something romantic – even if it’s just chowing down on some heart shaped pizza.

So, if you’re on the hunt for something unique to do this Valentine’s Day in Vancouver, worry no more. Below is a list of 10 things to have yourself a night that will be unforgettable!

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10 unique things to do this Valentine’s Day in Vancouver

Vancouver Police Museum hosts monthly ‘Movies in the Morgue’

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If you’re running out of ideas for date night, the Vancouver Morgue has got you covered… On Tuesday, September 11, the infamous ‘Movies in the Morgue‘ event kicks off for a new season.

If the title didn’t already make it clear, ‘Movies in the Morgue’ is just that – screenings of thrilling, creepy, and dramatic movies in the Vancouver Police Museum every second Tuesday of the month.

Starting up again on September 11, you’re invited to watch The Blues Brothers, and don’t forget to bring a blanket or two so that you can cosy up in the old City morgue.

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Vancouver Police Museum hosts monthly ‘Movies in the Morgue’