Archive for the category "burnaby"

October Events in Metro Vancouver

September 29th, 2015 @ 5:55pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

October is one of the busiest months in Vancouver thanks to fundraising galas, Halloween, haunted tours, and new theatre seasons. A few long-running events this month include: The Zombie Syndrome, the Lost Souls of Gastown Tour, the Chinatown Haunted House, Potters House of Horrors, BC Craft Beer Month, Fright Nights at Playland, the Stanley Park […]

Baconfest at Urban Digs Farm

September 22nd, 2015 @ 11:34am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Bacon lovers rejoice! Urban Digs Farms has a festival just for you this weekend as they celebrate all things crispy, smokey, and cured. The 6th annual Baconfest takes place September 26th featuring local craft beer, live music, farm gate shopping, and of course, bacon. Baconfest at Urban Digs Farm Where: Urban Digs Farm @ 4992 […]

Terry Fox Runs in Metro Vancouver

September 18th, 2015 @ 12:02pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The 2015 Terry Fox Run is just around the corner and while some kids may participate each year with their school (School Run Day is September 30th), 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 […]

Celebrate World Rivers Day at Burnaby Village Museum

September 15th, 2015 @ 2:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Burnaby Village Museum is throwing a free, fun family party on September 27th to celebrate the 11th Annual World Rivers Day and the 35th annual BC Rivers Day. Over 20 environmental groups and societies plus entertainers will be on-site this year with displays, demonstrations and fun activities. World Rivers Day at Burnaby Village Museum Where: […]

Big Sisters Study Buddies Needed

September 7th, 2015 @ 11:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Help a young girl reach her academic goals by volunteering for the Big Sisters of BC Lower Mainland Study Buddy Mentoring Program. Volunteers are currently needed in Burnaby and East and South Vancouver. The Study Buddy Mentoring program nurtures the self-esteem of girls by matching them with volunteers who offer them educational support. This program […]

Metropolis LIGHTROOM

August 7th, 2015 @ 9:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Metropolis at Metrotown is celebrating the International Year of Light with an exciting digital and visual experiential event. Inspired by artist Yayoi Kusama’s mirrored infinity room and the Social Soul experience at the 2014 TED Conference, the LIGHTROOM is a unique and artistic installation comprised of a 60 second walk-through experience tied to social media. […]