Archive for the category "burnaby"

2014 Global Games Quidditch in Burnaby

July 14th, 2014 @ 8:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

An international quidditch championship, featuring a competitive sport from the wizarding world of the Harry Potter books and movies, will be hosted in Burnaby this Saturday. 7 countries will take part in the tournament, including Australia, Belgium, Canada, France, Mexico, the UK and the USA. Photo credit: John Morgan & Joe on Flickr It’s been […]

Hats Off Day 2014

May 20th, 2014 @ 3:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Mark your calendars for Burnaby Heights’ Hats Off Day 2014 happening Saturday, June 7th. This epic street party along Hastings is when Heights merchants “take their hats off” to their community and their customers, and the entire Heights community celebrates together. It’s a huge, one-day extravaganza featuring a colourful main-street style parade with real local […]

#WhatsTheLink: Macarons and Kingsway are part of your Major Road Network

April 30th, 2014 @ 10:44am by Guest Author

#WhatsTheLink is a series about all that TransLink, Metro Vancouver’s transportation authority, is responsible for in the region. Join the conversation on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. These guest posts are written by Robert Willis. Macarons and Kingsway are part of your Major Road Network Kingsway and Main, 1908. Philip Timms. VPL# 6780. Kingsway is a […]

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, […]

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 […]