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Tracking Suspects with the Dog Squad class at the Vancouver Police Museum. The museum will be offering a Sins of the City walking tour on what life was like for a 1920s beat cop.

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Editor's Note: Globe B.C. has joined forces with Scout Magazine to give you the best of what's happening in Vancouver this weekend. For a full week's worth of listings, head over to the complete Scout List, updated each week.

Mindful movie night: Our friends at the Juice Truck have joined forces with the lovely Erin Ireland to offer Vancouverites a night of thoughtful film and conversation at Stretch Yoga Studio in Chinatown. This first Mindful Movie Night series will feature a screening of Cowspiracy, a film about animal agriculture and its significant contributions to greenhouse-gas emissions. There will be popcorn. And 100 per cent of the $5 admission will be donated to Fresh Roots, a non-profit community organization that creates productive education farms on school grounds. To reserve your spot, shoot an e-mail to erin@itstodiefor.ca. May 28, doors 6:30 p.m., Stretch Yoga Studio (180 E. Pender St., upstairs), $5, www.thejuicetruck.ca

Opening: There's a new exhibit hitting the walls at Emily Carr University of Art + Design this week. Making Marks: Illustrated Works in Pen + Ink gathers the works of continuing studies students. "Ranging from the narrative to the technical, the breadth and flexibility of the medium is evident," the school says. "Students have explored traditional techniques as well as alternative processes including the use of unconventional mark making tools." The opening reception takes place on Thursday, 6-8 p.m. Now through June 15, Concourse Gallery, ECUAD, www.ecuad.ca

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Taste: At the Clase Azul dinner at Cuchillo this Thursday, chef Stu Irving has designed a special tasting menu to accompany a series of tequila-based cocktails. Arturo Lomeli, the founder of Clase Azul Tequila, will wander the room to talk about what you're tasting and why you're tasting it. Call Cuchillo at 604-559-7585 to reserve a seat. May 28, various seatings,, Cuchillo (261 Powell St.), $75, www.cuchillo.ca

Walk: The Vancouver Police Museum is offering a Sins of the City walking tour this Friday. Tag along on the Vice, Dice and Opium Pipes walk to learn what life was like through the eyes of a 1920s beat cop. Check out old bootlegging joints and gambling houses and learn the history and locations of mysterious opium dens. You've got to be a grown-up for this walk – 19-plus. May 29, 3-5 p.m., $20, Vancouver Police Museum (240 E. Cordova St.), www.vancouverpolicemuseum.ca

Hawkers: Make your way to Rocky Mountaineer Station (just east of Main Street) to check out the fine lineup of more than 50 food entrepreneurs and vendors at the Hawkers Market this weekend. Grab a churro from Hugo's. Visit with the fine ladies of the Capilano Tea House and Botanical Soda Co. Check out what Dinner by Bayan has on the table. Or score some of EzLing Street Eats' famous octopus. As a bonus, there will be an outdoor screening of Wes Anderson's The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou. Tickets, usually in the $15 range, are free – a new "buy and sell" app called Flook is covering the price of admission. May 30, 5 p.m. till late (1755 Cottrell St.), free – after you jump through a few hoops, www.hawkersmarket.com

Escape: The European Festival goes down this weekend. Pack a rucksack full of essentials – water, picnic blanket and sunscreen should do it – and head to Swangard Stadium to take in the music, dancing and plenty of food vendors. More than 30 countries will be represented. May 30-31, 11 a.m.-10 p.m.-ish, $10, Swangard Stadium, Burnaby, www.europeanfestival.ca

Fair in the Square: It's always nice to see Victory Square Park, the little plot of land at the intersection of Pender/Hastings/Cambie, come alive with events and activities. Expect community groups with information tables, art, live music and a free BBQ lunch at Fair in the Square Sunday. This event, put on by the Central City Foundation, is free and worth a visit. May 31, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Victory Square Park (Hastings @ Cambie), www.centralcityfoundation.ca

Blimmery: It's time for the Blim Spring Community Market. This time around there will be almost 50 vendors slinging everything from clothing, accessories, vintage trinkets and pottery to handmade jewellery. Also expect a healthy dose of good music, gourmet chocolates and even the occasional cupcake. Support local makers! May 31, noon-6 p.m., free, Heritage Hall (3102 Main St.)

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