Can't Miss: 5 events happening in Vancouver this week: April 10 to 16

Roast battles, reptiles, Screaming Females, and more

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      Hey you! Yeah, you, person who just navigated their way through the interwebs to land on this article. Feeling bored? Got some spare time in the calendar? Well, you’ve come to the right place, because we’ve got just the cure for those April blues. 

      Here are five of our picks for events you should check out this week. And you know what? If none of these particularly tickle your fancy, feel free to head over to the events page of our website, where you’ll find dozens, if not hundreds, more to check out. 

      The Screaming Females

      New Jersey's Screaming Females are bringing their signature blend of indie, alt-punk and stoner-rock to the Rickshaw stage on April 11, with support from Smirk and Becky Black.

      When: April 11
      Where: Rickshaw Theatre, 254 East Hastings Street, Vancouver
      Admission: $18

      Roast Battle Vancouver returns

      The Roast is back this Thursday at the comedy club/tattoo parlour The MOTN, with bouts including Cassidy Furman vs. Greta Lin, Mike Bodz vs. K.C. Novak, Jackie Agnew vs. Darcy Boon Collins, and Gavin Clarkson vs. Tanner McCoolman.

      When: April 13
      Where: The MOTN, 1826 Triumph Street, Vancouver
      Admission: $15 in advance, $20 at the door

      Dirty Little Secrets Improv Show

      The improv show where the audience members’ secrets are shared throughout the night adds a personal flair to the direction that the performance heads. 

      When: April 14
      Where: Tightrope Theatre, 2343 Main Street, Vancouver
      Admission: $20

      The Vancouver Reptile Expo

      Check out the sixth year of the Vancouver Reptile Expo where you can see (and even buy) a wide variety of reptiles, amphibians and invertebrates.

      When: April 15 to 16
      Where: East Delta Hall, 10379 Ladner Trunk Road, Delta
      Admission: $8 cash

      Made in the 604—Spring Pop Up Market

      Support local at this free pop up market where you’ll find handmade goods made by creators from right here in the 604. Find out more about the market here

      When: April 15 to 16
      Where: The Pipe Shop, 115 Victory Ship Way, North Vancouver
      Admission: Free

      Want more? Check out the events page on our site to find out what else is going on around the city.