7 things to do in Metro Vancouver on Monday, February 18

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      Looking for something to do on Monday? The Straight’s got you covered. Here are 7 events happening in or around Vancouver on Monday, February 18.



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      B.C. Family Day celebrations include events at the Vancouver Art GalleryHeritage Hall, the Museum of Vancouver, Britannia Community CentreQueen Elizabeth Theatre, Britannia Mine Museum, New Westminster's Anvil Centre, and Fort Langley National Historic Site (above).



      American standup comedian Gabriel Iglesias performs at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre as part of JFL Northwest.



      Jacky Essombe performs music, dance, and storytelling from the African countries of Cameroon and Guinea at Maple Ridge's ACT Arts Centre.



      The Arts Club Theatre Company presents The Shoplifters, Morris Panych's play about a career shoplifter whose life of petty crime is halted by an overzealous security guard and his affable mentor, at the Granville Island Stage.



      Discover the Vancouver Art Gallery’s permanent collection through an exhibition of nearly 90 paintings, drawings, photographs, and sculptures in A Curator’s View: Ian Thom Selects.



      Wild Things: The Power of Nature in Our Lives at the Museum of Vancouver delves into the life stories of local animals and plants—how they relate to each other and how they connect people to nature in the city.



      Screening at the Cinematheque of Ganja & Hess, Bill Gunn's inventive mix of vampire horror and blaxploitation.


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