Archive for the category "burnaby"

CBCMusic Festival

March 31st, 2014 @ 8:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Festival was announced this morning, bringing some top talent to Deer Lake Park on June 14th and giving fans a chance to enjoy live music outdoors this summer. CBC Music Festival Lineup The Festival will be hosted by Jian Ghomeshi, with special co-host appearances by CBC’s Stephen Quinn, Tom Power, CBC News […]

February Events in Metro Vancouver

January 31st, 2014 @ 11:39am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Bursting out of the fog that was January 2014, February 2014 is looking much brighter already. From Family Day to Olympic legacy events, Chinese New Year, Black History Month films at the VIFF Theatre, the Chutzpah! Festival, and your last chance to enjoy the Robson Square ice rink. A full list of February Events in […]

Chinese New Year Parade Vancouver

January 31st, 2014 @ 9:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver Chinatown Spring Festival is this weekend with the Chinese New Year Parade happening on Sunday, February 2, 2014. The parade starts at 11:00am and will set out on Pender from Carrall and looping up Gore, heading south on Gore, and turning right back down Keefer to Carrall (view map). Photo credit: Nattawot Juttiwattananon […]

January Events in Metro Vancouver

January 2nd, 2014 @ 9:01am by Rebecca Bollwitt

A new year is here and as we roll into January, the calendar will slowly begin to fill with activities to help us through to the next holiday (Family Day in February). Watch for festivals, meetups, dinning events and more throughout the month as this list is updated daily. Be sure to check back often […]

Brentwood Gift Card Giveaway

December 17th, 2013 @ 2:24pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Brentwood in Burnaby is in the middle of their 24 Days of Giving campaign, giving back with contests and special events this season. On December 14th and 15th Brentwood hosted the Toy Mountain, Santa is available for photos (free on Tuesdays), they have a full lineup of live weekend entertainment, and the 24 Days of […]

Aunt Leah’s Christmas Tree Lots

December 4th, 2013 @ 3:34pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Aunt Leah’s Christmas Tree Lots are now open in several locations around Metro Vancouver. What sets these lots apart is that they are a major annual fundraiser for Aunt Leah’s Place, which helps make a difference in the lives of foster kids, mothers, and babies. Photo courtesy of Aunt Leah’s on Facebook It is estimated […]

Things to do in Vancouver This Weekend

November 21st, 2013 @ 1:34pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Snow is on the mountains, ski season is here, and there’s plenty to do around Metro Vancouver this weekend. You can catch Late Night Movies at the Rio Theatre on Friday, family fun at the Surrey Tree Lighting Festival on Saturday, and enjoy markets and ice skating on Sunday. Options are listed below and if […]

Vancouver Blanket Drive Donation Locations

November 15th, 2013 @ 1:09pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Fraser Valley Real Estate Board is hosting their 19th annual Realtors Care® Blanket Drive, which is the largest and longest-running drive of its kind in BC. Donations of new or gently-used blankets, sleeping bags, new socks and underwear, and warm clothing articles (scarves, gloves, mitts) will be accepted from November 18th to November 25th. […]