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Canucks Autism Network Free Family Festival

April 8th, 2014 @ 8:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s Autism Awareness Month and that means that the Canucks Autism Network (“CAN”) is hosting its CAN Family Festival on Saturday, April 12th. What: Canucks Autism Network Free Family Festival Where Jack Poole Plaza (Vancouver Convention Centre) When: Saturday, April 12, 2014 from 10:00am-2:30pm Cost: Free. Open to the public. All ages welcome. The day […]

Portlandiapalooza at The Rio Theatre

April 7th, 2014 @ 11:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Rio Theatre is presenting a very special full day binge-watch session of the hit IFC series Portlandia, airing seasons 1 through 3 on the big screen for Portlandiapalooza on April 13th. There will be birds on things. Pickled popcorn. Artisanal grilled cheese sandwiches. A selection of some of Portland’s very best craft beer courtesy […]

Spring Okanagan Wine Festival

April 7th, 2014 @ 8:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

If you’re looking to escape to wine country this spring you will have a full calendar of events and activities to choose from in late April and May at the Spring Okanagan Wine Festival. Spring Okanagan Wine Festival May 1st to May 11th, 2014 | Various Locations Signature Events include: May 1: Best of Varietal […]

Cherry Blossom Photo of the Day

April 6th, 2014 @ 8:14pm 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. You can barely walk a full block in the city without encountering a photographer capturing this pink blooms — or stopping yourself — so it’s the perfect […]

Vancouver Photos of the Week

April 6th, 2014 @ 9:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Pink blossoms have taken over photo streams lately so for this week’s roundup of images from the Miss604 Flickr Pool I stuck with photos that depict the grey, the gritty, and the often very pretty landscape of our region. Vancouver Photos of the Week Photo credit: Philip on Flickr Photo credit: Philip & Philip on […]

SPES Saturday: Co-Existing with Coyotes

April 5th, 2014 @ 8:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

This post has been contributed by Ben Hill, Communications Volunteer with the Stanley Park Ecology Society (“SPES”). I have been following SPES since I moved into the West End almost eight years ago and I recently became a member. I wanted to offer the team an opportunity to share their news, events, and work so […]

VIVA Vancouver Robson Redux: Entries

April 4th, 2014 @ 1:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Earlier this year there was a call out for design ideas for this summer’s Robson Redux that will close Robson to traffic between Howe and Hornby, engaging those who pass by. 2011. Photo credit: Maurice Li & Maurice Li on Flickr 2012. Photo credit: Ruth and Dave & Jason Gallant on Flickr 78 entries have […]

Skagit Valley Tulip Festival 2014

April 4th, 2014 @ 11:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Skagit Valley Tulip Festival is now open for 2014, running from April 1st until April 30th in Washington State around La Conner and Mount Vernon. Our photos from Tulip Town, 2011 You can drive to various tulip, daffodil and iris fields and events or do a cycling tour. There are dozens of locations for […]