Notable Now Vancouver: April 25, 2014

On Now: Everyone I’ve Ever Known (April 25th, 1100 Burrard Street)
Don’t miss this evening’s one-night only Minature Art Exhibition at The Burrard Hotel. This Vancouver-based figurative collective from Phantoms in the Front Yard features an explosion of miniature photos with internationally recognized guest artists (multi-media and installation artist Christian Nicolay and master-trained figure and portrait artist Mandy Boursicot in attendance). Pop by for the opening reception from 6pm until 8:30pm on Friday. For more details, click here.

Now Open: Belgard Kitchen at The Settlement Building (50 Dunlevy Street)
Head to the recently opened Belgard Kitchen (housed in ‘The Settlement Building’) for a light lunch, afternoon bite or evening eats. This new 65-seat lounge is tucked within the Vancouver Urban Winery/FresTAP hot spot and features plenty of small plates designed for sharing alongside tasters of wine courtesy of Chef Reuben Major. For all the details, click here.

Refresh Market (April 26th, West Coast Railway Heritage Park)
This Saturday, head out of town for the day and up the stunning Sea to Sky Highway to the Refresh Market. This biannual market offers up an eclectic mix of locally made items and handpicked selection of vintage, curated wares. Score plenty of unique finds courtesy of more than 65 vendors from the Lower Mainland to Pemberton corridor. Find more details here.

The Vancouver Sun Run (Sunday, April 27th)
North America’s second largest running event is back for another record-breaking year that will take up Vancouver’s downtown.  Both a “fun run” and a competitive race, this annual event routinely attracts over 50,000 participants. Not sure you can manage a 10K? There’s a Shaw Mini Sun Run 2.5K happening the same day. The run starts on Georgia Street and ends at BC Place Stadium. Register by April 22nd to enter. All levels and abilities are welcome and it costs $45 to register. Learn more here.

Projecting Change Film Festival (April 24 to 27th, various venues)
Back for another year of thought-provoking cinema is the Projecting Change Film Festival. With a strong focus on promoting green and sustainable living through the use of entertaining and educational film, be sure to score tickets to this Friday’s opening gala and screenings from around the world. Don’t miss ‘Maidentrip’, a real life, coming-of-age story that follows four-year-od Laura Dekker as she becomes the youngest person ever to sail solo around the world. Check out the festival’s full line-up of screenings and events, or to buy tickets, click here.

Coming up: Army & Navy Shoe Sale 2014
Show-crazed Vancouverites ought to get excited with the return of next week’s 65th Annual Army & Navy Shoe Sale. With one massive excuse to shop for shoes (all 100,000 pairs) and labels such as Steve Madden, Marc Fisher, Charles David, Calvin Klein and more, the bargains are big. Line-ups wrap around the block with doors opening at 8am. Learn more here.

#LYNL | (Live Your Notable Life)

Want more updates on the most Notable things happening so you know before your colleagues do? Get our exclusive newsletter here and follow us on Twitter for all the latest.

Top photo: Belgard Kitchen