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Jerry Doucette and Bands in a Show of Hearts for Variety

January 13th, 2014 @ 4:49pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Just ahead of the 48th annual Variety Show of Hearts Telethon on Global BC, January 25th and 26th, legendary BC rocker Jerry Doucette is teaming up with four other local bands and putting on a concert on January 18th in New Westminster that will also benefit Variety. Jerry Doucette and Bands in a Show of […]

Where to Recycle Your Christmas Tree in Vancouver

December 30th, 2013 @ 10:14am 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. Photo credit: mrlerone on Flickr Where to Recycle Your Christmas Tree in Vancouver Christmas Tree Chipping City of Vancouver staff and Lions Club […]

White Spot Christmas Lunch for Charity

December 24th, 2013 @ 12:02pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

A decade-long tradition continues as management and staff at two Lower Mainland White Spot restaurant locations donate their time, tips, and net proceeds to a very worthy local causes on Christmas Day. The White Spot Christmas Lunch for Charity will take place on Wednesday, December 25, 2013 from 11:00am to 3:00pm at the following locations: […]

Vancouver Giants Teddy Bear Toss

December 8th, 2013 @ 5:59pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Presented by BC Honda Dealers and Global BC, the annual Vancouver Giants Teddy Bear Toss is coming up on Friday, December 13, 2013 when the Giants take of the Everett Silvertips at the Pacific Coliseum. Fans are encouraged to bring a new stuffed toy to the game, or you can buy one on the concourse […]

Ice Skating on a Farm in Surrey

December 8th, 2013 @ 11:50am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Ice skating at Fry’s Corner in Surrey was something we looked forward to as kids as soon as it turned cold. Decades later, those who run God’s Little Acre farm in Surrey have taken it upon themselves to rekindle those magical memories on their own piece of land, flooding their field for a cause. Photo […]

West Coast Express Santa Train Toy and Food Drive

December 5th, 2013 @ 10:39am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Take the train to Vancouver and back for holiday festivities and shopping over the next two Saturdays. The West Coast Express Santa Train is back on track, providing same day return trips in exchange for your donations to local causes. West Coast Express Santa Train Toy Drive Photo credit: Pocoken on Flickr On Saturday, December […]

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 […]

Central City Big Rigs for Kids Lighted Truck Parade

December 4th, 2013 @ 1:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Santa will be in Surrey this Sunday as Holland Park hosts free family fun following the Central City Big Rigs for Kids lighted truck parade. Over 40 local and Vancouver Island trucks will take part in the Surrey Santa Parade in Cloverdale at 5:00pm on Sunday, December 8, 2013 where they will then travel west […]