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Archive for the category "christmas"

Gifts for Stanley Park: Vancouver Gift Guide

December 18th, 2014 @ 1:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Stanley Park Ecology Society (“SPES”) and its volunteers work hard to conserve, protect, educate and research to ensure that Stanley Park remains a bastion of natural wonder and beauty, and the Best Park in the World. If you’ve followed Miss604 online — whether on the blog, Twitter, or Instagram — you’ll know how much […]

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 […]

Vancouver Christmas Cats of Instagram

December 17th, 2014 @ 11:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Two things that I, and most of the internet-using population around here, love dearly are cats and Vancouver — a reason why we recently hosted an Internet Cat Video Festival and funded a Cat Cafe. As such, during this busy holiday season I thought I would spread some lighthearted cheer by introducing some incredibly adorable […]

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 […]

White Spot Christmas Day Lunch

December 16th, 2014 @ 9:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The White Spot Christmas Day lunch for charity is back again this year as management and staff at two locations continue a decade-long tradition of donating their time, tips and proceeds to the Richmond Hospital Foundation and Variety – The Children’s Charity. White Spot Christmas Day Lunch for Charity The Kingsway Vancouver and Richmond Centre […]

Vancouver Photos of the Week

December 15th, 2014 @ 1:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Christmas time in Vancouver means ice skating at Robson Square, checking out the lights in Stanley Park, getting shopping done on your favourite retail street, and spending times with loved ones at Canyon Lights, VanDusen Garden, or enjoying a holiday show. Here are just a few of the photos that have been shared with the […]

Kaboodles Toy Drive and Playmobil Giveaway

December 12th, 2014 @ 10:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Everyone deserves a little holiday cheer this season and Kaboodles Toy Stores are doing so with a charitable toy drive. On now until Christmas Eve, you can visit any of Kaboodles’ four locations to participate in this fun and meaningful toy drive. Kaboodles Toy Drive All donated gifts will be delivered to the Lower Mainland […]

5 Places to Buy Aboriginal Art in Vancouver

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

When it comes to gifts from your hometown you can’t get any more local than a beautifully designed piece crafted by First Nations artists, as the city of Vancouver sits on the unceded traditional territory of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations. Thanks to input from Aboriginal BC Tourism, I have a list of […]