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Things to do in Vancouver This Weekend

December 18th, 2014 @ 10:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s the very last weekend before Christmas and the city is alive with events, activities, and plenty of neighbourhoods showing off their very best light displays. The weekend event list is bigger than usual, packed with fun ways to get the most out of the city this holiday season. Photo credit: TOTORORO.RORO on Flickr Last […]

Winter Solstice Lantern Festival

December 17th, 2014 @ 10:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Celebrate the 21st annual Winter Solstice Lantern Festival on December 21st in three Vancouver communities. Presented by the Secret Lantern Society and Artistic Director Naomi Singer, this free family event (with some ticketed attractions) will illuminate the longest night of the year. Photo credit: Rikki / Julius Reque on Flickr These are festive celebrations of […]

Christmas Lights in Vancouver

December 16th, 2014 @ 11:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Growing up in Surrey, one of my favourite Christmas memories was when our whole family would bundle up and pile into our van for a night of Christmas light hunting. First things first, we’d stop somewhere to pick up hot chocolate that would warm our mittened hands, and then we’d always head to New Westminster […]

Things to do in Vancouver This Weekend

December 11th, 2014 @ 4:12pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

During the hustle and bustle of holiday shopping and errands, be sure to take some time for family, friends, and to connect with your city with some of these seasonal events and activities this weekend: Photo credit: Karen Lee Colangelo on Flickr Friday, December 12, 2014 Kyle Bottom’s Comedy Bucket A Holiday Affair “Eat, Drink […]

Langley Rivermen Basics for Babies

December 11th, 2014 @ 11:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Our local BCHL hockey teams are big parts of their community and the Langley Rivermen are fully committed to giving back in Langley. On Saturday, December 13th fans are encouraged to bring unopened diapers in support of JRfm’s Basics for Babies campaign. Langley Rivermen Basics for Babies JRfm has partnered with Food Banks BC to […]

Lumiere Festival Vancouver

December 7th, 2014 @ 9:34am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Vancouver’s newest holiday organization, the Lumière Festival Vancouver Society, presents a fun collaborative initiative this week that will link the West End and Yaletown. Lumiere Festival Vancouver Businesses within the West End and Yaletown Business Improvement Associations (BIAs) have setup impressive lighting installations that will be in place until January, 2015 and between December 11th […]

Free Christmas Movies for the Food Bank

December 6th, 2014 @ 11:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Take a break from your holiday shopping in Downtown Vancouver and hop into the Vogue Theatre for some entertainment and Christmas cheer for a cause. Starting December 16th, the Vogue will be showing holiday favourites on the big screen to help collect donations for the Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society. Free Christmas Movies for the […]

Things to do in Vancouver This Weekend

December 4th, 2014 @ 11:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

I was a bit late getting the big December event list posted so I thought I would be ahead of the game and post this weekend’s event list a bit early. There’s so much to see and do in and around Vancouver at this time of year and what I love most is that these […]