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What’s On East Van: October 25th Edition

25 Oct

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Our weekly feature What’s On East Van sets out some cool events for the upcoming weekend.  Beyond the weekend, we invite you to check out our Event Listing which is updated daily and features events for the month and beyond.

The Rocky Horror Picture Show With The Geekenders – Rio – October 25 & 27 

If you need your fix of the Rocky Horror Picture Show and want to do the time warp, you are in luck!  The Rio Theatre has a whole lot of options coming up starting with a late showing this Friday night at 11: 30 pm.  Note advance tickets are sold out, but we understand some tickets will be available at the door. But if you miss Friday’s showing, it happens again Sunday night at 10:00 pm.

Free Teen Swim (Grades 8-12) – Templeton Park Pool – October 25

If you know teens in Grades 8-12 who love to swim or just play in the water, Templeton Park Pool is hosting a free swim Friday night which includes pumpkins in the water, relay games and prizes.  Fun happens between 8:00 pm and 9:30 pm.

All Hallow’s Eve Costume Party – Strange Fellows Brewing – October 25

Want to ease into the Halloween fun, Strange Fellows Brewing, 1345 Clark Drive, is hosting an All Hallow’s Eve Costume Party this Friday.  DJ Alex will be spinning tunes, plus there will be a costume contest along with musical chairs, prizes and of course a special cask – Blackmail Stout with Chipotle.

Halloween Party – Libra Room – October 26

Looking to get decked out in your best Halloween costume?  The Libra Room, 1608 Commercial Drive, is hosting a Halloween party this Saturday night.  There will be a live DJ and prizes and best costume wins $250 cash prize. Nothing to sneeze at.

All Souls Night – Mountain View Cemetery – October 26

The 15th Annual All Souls Night begins this Saturday, October 26th at Mountainview Cemetery. This is an opportunity to commemorate those we’ve lost with personal memorial making, music and art.  This is a free family friendly event. Everyone is welcome to participate. Event happens rain or shine between 6:30 and 10:00 pm this Saturday.

Halloween House of Horrors – SE Vancouver – October 25, 26 & 27

If you are looking to get a head start into the Halloween spirit or maybe get your own decorating ideas, you are invited to take a wander through the Halloween House of Horrors at 2270 Skipper Lane in SE Vancouver. The hours are Friday and Saturday from 6:00 pm to 11:00 pm and Sunday is an All Day Family Funday. Admission is by donation to the Vancouver Food Bank either cash or non-perishable food item.

Volunteers Needed  – Templeton Welcome Garden – October 26

Don’t have a garden of your own and want to get your hands dirty? Hastings Community Centre is looking for volunteers to help revitalize the Welcome Community Garden in front of Templeton Park Pool this Saturday.  You are invited to come meet other local residents while planting some indigenous plants. Coffee and tools supplied. You just need to bring yourself and a reusable coffee mug.  Gardening happens between 10:00 am and Noon.

The Best of Fringe – REPLAY – Havana Theatre – October 25 & 26

If you missed the Fringe this year, this is your last weekend to catch REPLAY, some of the best shows from the Fringe at Havana Theatre this Friday and Saturday.   To see which production is playing on which day/evening, visit Havana Vancouver which also takes to Showpass if you wish to purchase tickets.

Fright Nights – Playland – This Weekend

Fright Nights is on now almost nightly until October 31st at Playland. If you love being scared out of your wits, this if for you.

Comedy, Music & Entertainment & More 

Do you love cartoons? Miss those Saturday morning cartoons you used to watch as a kid. Do you know Storm Crow Tavern offers cartoons Saturday morning from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm whilst you enjoy breakfast/brunch?

Also 7 days a week, you will find live music at the Libra Room on The Drive. Tangent Café hosts live jazz Sunday nights  from 6:00 to 8:30 pm. Saturday, Pat’s Pub has live jazz Saturday afternoons from 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm, no cover.

Looking to shop and support local? Be sure to check out one of the farmer markets happening this weekend. Saturday It’s ONLY one market.  Trout Lake is done for the season, so it’s Riley Park Farmers Market at 30th & Ontario from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm and/or Sunday, Mount Pleasant Farmers Market is at Dude Chilling Park from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. To see more of What’s On in East Vancouver,  check our Event Listing.  We also have a separate listing of Free Events for those on a budget and in Vancouver, who isn’t.

Image Credit: June Hunter

The Rocky Horror Picture Show At The Rio Theatre 2X!

6 Oct

RockyHorrorRiotLet’s Do The Time Warp Again and Again!   The cult classic film The Rocky Horror Picture Show in all its campy glory will be showing at the Rio Theatre, 1660 East Broadway, not once but twice this coming week. First chance is this Sunday, October 11th at 10:15 pm. For the 40th Anniversary screening of this iconic movie, there will be an extra treat that being Vancouver’s nerd troupe, The Geekenders. If you can’t make this show, it will also be showing on Friday, October 16th at 11:59 pm. Tickets are $12.00 at the door. Audience participation is highly encouraged and $2 prop bags will be sold in the lobby prior to the show. For those wanting advance tickets, please take note they are already SOLD OUT. There will be limited tickets available on each of the two evenings. Box Office opens at 5:30 pm and after that they will be creating a Rush Line from 8:30 pm. Costume optional but highly encouraged.

Let’s Do The Time Warp Again! Rio Theatre Friday October 17th

9 Oct

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Let’s Do The Time Warp Again!  The cult classic film The Rocky Horror Picture Show in all its campy glory will be showing at the Rio Theatre, 1660 East Broadway,Friday night at 11:30 pm.  The  film, if you haven’t seen it, has a loving couple, a few monsters, a sweet transvestite and lots to sing and dance about. This is a great opportunity to dress up and have some fun with your favourite character.  Those with costumes get in for $8.00 to see the show and those without costumes $10. Doors open at 11:30 pm and movie gets under way at 11:59 p.m. Bring your sense of humour! Sweet transvestites of all ages welcome.

Rocky Horror Picture Show at Rio Theatre Friday March 14th

14 Mar

RockyHorrorPictureShowRioLet’s Do The Time Warp Again!  The cult classic film The Rocky Horror Picture Show in all its campy glory will be showing at the Rio Theatre, 1660 East Broadway,Friday night at 8:00 pm. The  film, if you haven’t seen it, has a loving couple, a few monsters, a sweet transvestite and lots to sing and dance about. This is a great opportunity to dress up and have some fun with your favourite character.  Those with costumes get in for $8.00 to see the show and those without costumes $10. The movie gets under way at 8:00 p.m. Bring your sense of humour!

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