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BC Youth Week 2014

April 28th, 2014 @ 10:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Celebrate youth in our community during BC Youth Week, taking place May 1st through May 7th, 2014. Youth Week is an international celebration recognizing the value, diversity and positive contributions youth make in their communities. Be sure to catch one of many events including everything from sporting events and art shows to award ceremonies and […]

Rainfall by E. Pauline Johnson

April 27th, 2014 @ 9:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Pauline Johnson documented and shared “Legends of Vancouver” over 100 years ago, telling famous tales of the Lions peaks and giving Lost Lagoon its name. Many of Pauline’s works are in the Public Domain and her book, “Legends of Vancouver” is available on iBooks, and for free on Kindle. In the last post I featured […]

Vancouver Sun Run 2014: Road Closures, Course, Start Times

April 25th, 2014 @ 1:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver Sun Run has been Canada’s largest 10K road race since its inception in 1985 and it’s taking the city by storm again this weekend as tens of thousands of walkers and runners hit the streets on Sunday, April 27, 2014 at 9:00am. Photo credit: JWalk* on Flickr The Vancouver Sun put together a […]

Things to do in Vancouver This Weekend

April 25th, 2014 @ 8:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

This Saturday it’s all about the Party for the Planet in Surrey (sponsored by Miss604). It will combine the annual Earth Day festival — with free admission, concerts, activities for families — with an open house for the new Surrey City Hall. On top of that, there’s something for everyone this weekend as the event […]

5 Reasons to Visit Surrey Party for the Planet

April 24th, 2014 @ 7:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Surrey Party for the Planet, one of BC’s largest Earth Day celebrations, is happening this Saturday, April 26, 2014 at The Plaza at New City Hall. John and I have been to every Party for the Planet as I’ve had the pleasure of being a sponsor every year since the event began in 2011. […]

Brentwood Feel Good Fridays Giveaway

April 24th, 2014 @ 3:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Brentwood in Burnaby recently launched a campaign to spread some cheer on what they’ve dubbed Feel Good Fridays. Every Friday between 12:00pm and 2:00pm, up to 10 lucky guests will learn there is such a thing as a free lunch when Brentwood’s guest services team swoops in and surprises them by picking up the tab, […]

Terminal City Rollergirls 2014 Season

April 24th, 2014 @ 11:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Created in 2006, Terminal City Rollergirls (“TCRG”) is a member-owned and operated, non-profit organization consisting of close to 100 skaters, a team of sharp officials, incredible volunteers, generous sponsors, and an army of passionate fans. The Terminal City Rollergirls 2014 season is well underway but there’s still plenty of action coming up over the next […]

Vancouver Icons: Freezing Water #7

April 24th, 2014 @ 10:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Many come up with their own names for public art around Vancouver. There’s the rib cage, the ‘are those supposed to be there?’ chairs, and the frame. Despite not knowing the formal names for these pieces, each is greatly appreciated, enjoyed, and widely photographed. This week’s Vancouver Icon photo feature is of ‘the mercury squiggle’ […]