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The Cottages on Osoyoos Lake Getaway

May 5th, 2014 @ 7:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

You can’t miss the giant Muskoka chairs along Highway 1 and Highway 3 if you’ve driven throughout Southern BC over the last few years. Big, white, perked on the side of major thoroughfares these symbols of lakeside relaxation all advertise The Cottages on Osoyoos Lake. With over 30 residents moved into their customized cottages already, […]

Britannia Mine Museum Family Fun Day

May 5th, 2014 @ 1:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s Mining Week in BC and to celebrate, the Britannia Mine Museum — our favourite Sea-to-Sky mining attraction — is hosting their annual Family Fun Day. Photo courtesy of Britannia Mine on Facebook What: Britannia Mine Museum Family Fun Day Where: Britannia Beach along the Sea to Sky (you can’t miss it!) When: Saturday, May […]

May in Vancouver History

May 5th, 2014 @ 10:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Last month was the City of Vancouver’s 128th birthday, this weekend we celebrated the 40th anniversary of the Vancouver Whitecaps, and Science World is celebrating its 25th anniversary over the next few days. April and May have always been active months in the region, with projects taking off new doors opening, and of course the […]

Vancouver Emergency Preparedness Week

May 5th, 2014 @ 9:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s Emergency Preparedness Week in Vancouver (May 4 to May 10), which is part of a national campaign to encourage Canadians to get prepared for disasters. To spread the word, the City of Vancouver supplied the following information for me to share: Vancouver Emergency Preparedness Week Vancouver is in an earthquake zone–just two weeks ago, […]

WICKED Night Out in Vancouver

May 2nd, 2014 @ 10:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

WICKED, one of Broadway’s biggest blockbusters is coming to Vancouver and I have an exciting opportunity to offer to one lucky Miss604 reader. Back by popular demand! Variety calls WICKED “a cultural phenomenon” and it continues to break box office records across North America. Winner of over 50 major awards including a Grammy® and three […]

Cherry Blossom Photo of the Day

May 1st, 2014 @ 11:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

During the month of April I will be featuring a Cherry Blossom Photo of the Day, sourced from the Miss604 Flickr Pool and/or the #Photos604 tag on Instagram. Although it’s the first day of May, I thought one last burst of colour wouldn’t hurt! Photo credit: TOTORORO.RORO on Flickr View more photography posts on Miss604 […]

May Events in Metro Vancouver

May 1st, 2014 @ 9:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Flirting with summer temperatures, May leads us into a sizzling season of fun in our community starting off with BC Youth Week, the re-opening of local farmers markets, art shows, concerts, and more. Photo credit: Philip on Flickr Jump to: Thursday, May 1st to Sunday, May 4th, 2014 Jump to: Monday, May 5th to Sunday, […]

Vancity Member Day at Science World

April 30th, 2014 @ 7:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

This year’s Vancity Member Day falls in the middle of Green Month at Science World, a month of exhibits highlighting sustainability activities in our community. Science World’s Green Month, which runs from Tuesday, April 22nd to Wednesday, May 21st, features exhibits and activities that celebrate environmental awareness and sustainability. For Green Month, Vancity is cowpowering […]