Archive for the category "burnaby"

February Events in Metro Vancouver

January 29th, 2015 @ 2:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Love is in the air as Valentine’s Day approaches and the events calendar fills up for another month. There are lots of shows (for pet lovers, RV enthusiasts, and home designers), on-stage productions (from Oklahoma! to Chutzpah!), and a number of community events during our newest holiday, Family Day on Monday, February 9th — which […]

Where to Recycle Your Christmas Tree in Vancouver

January 2nd, 2015 @ 11:49am by Rebecca Bollwitt

If you have a live, cut Christmas tree that you will need to dispose of over the next week or so, there are several tree chipping and tree recycling options in Vancouver and surrounding cities for 2015. Where to Recycle Your Christmas Tree Photo credit: mrlerone on Flickr Green Bin Recycling In Vancouver you can […]

December Events in Metro Vancouver

December 1st, 2014 @ 3:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Vancouver shines this time of year with everything from major attractions downtown to picking out the perfect Christmas tree in the valley. Below you’ll find a roundup of events that have been sent my way and throughout the rest of the month I’ll be updating the list daily with new activities and things to do. […]

Lougheed Town Centre Giveaway

November 25th, 2014 @ 2:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Lougheed Town Centre is gearing up for the holiday shopping season now that Santa arrived last Saturday. It all starts with Black Friday on November 28th when doors will open at 7:00am and the first 200 people to visit Guest Services will receive a gift card up to a $200 value. Throughout the month of […]

Black Friday in Metro Vancouver

November 22nd, 2014 @ 9:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Take our turkey-fuelled Boxing Day deals, amp them up, drive up the discounts, offer them before Christmas, and you have the shopping phenomenon south of the border known as Black Friday. The day after American Thanksgiving is all about deep discounts and deals at retailers of all sizes and you can now find this holiday […]

5 Haunted Houses To Visit This Halloween

October 15th, 2014 @ 3:54pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Vancouver is not immune to haunted houses and ghostly tales, and at this time of year eerie amusements and attractions with the sole purpose of scaring your proverbial pants off pop up all around town. I found five that will get your blood pumping this season: Haunted Mansion at the PNE. Photo by Phillip P […]

Terry Fox Run Locations in Metro Vancouver

September 3rd, 2014 @ 2:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The 2014 Terry Fox Run is just around the corner and while some kids may participate each year with their school (School Run Day is September 24th), this year families might need to take it upon themselves to sign up on their own. The general run takes places in hundreds of communities across Canada on […]

4 Scenic Vancouver Viewpoints

August 11th, 2014 @ 10:43am by Rebecca Bollwitt

When John and I have visitors arriving in Vancouver for the first time we try to accomplish two things: Get them out on the water, and get them up on the mountains. From both vantage points you can experience the wild nature of our region while looking out on our City of Glass. The trip […]