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Heritage Hall 100th Birthday Events

May 24th, 2016 @ 7:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Mount Pleasant’s community beacon, Heritage Hall, is celebrating its 100th anniversary in June with a lineup of events. 1917: Archives# CVA 99-356. Photographer: Stuart Thomson This handsome building on the corner of Main and 15th has had many lives, and continues to be an elegant venue for special events, fashion shows, markets, and weddings. It […]

Historic Stewart Farm South Surrey’s Best Kept Secret Until Now

May 20th, 2016 @ 10:30am by Rebecca Bollwitt

A local attraction with activities for the kids, space to run around, picnic spots galore, and rare historical value — and did I mention it has a gorgeous view? South Surrey’s Historic Stewart Farm has it all but it’s still a relatively unknown gem — until now! The truth is a lot of people don’t […]

Vancouver Outdoor Pools Open May Long Weekend

May 19th, 2016 @ 1:21pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Hit the hottest places to cool down this summer as Vancouver’s outdoor pools open up for the season during the May Long Weekend. Vancouver Outdoor Pools Open May Long Weekend Pools at Kitsilano Beach Park, Second Beach in Stanley Park, New Brighton Park, and Hillcrest Centre will open starting May 20th with Maple Grove Pool […]

Miss604 Wins Variety International Media Award

May 18th, 2016 @ 3:57pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

I am very honoured to announce that Miss604 has won an international media award from Variety – The Children’s Charity. The award recognizes the outstanding contribution of a media supporter to one of the 42 chapters worldwide, and Miss604 was selected earlier this month at the Variety World Conference in Jersey, UK for my support […]

Things to do in Vancouver May Long Weekend

May 17th, 2016 @ 4:25pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Things to do in Vancouver May Long Weekend: Friday, May 20, 2016; Saturday, May 21, 2016; Sunday, May 22, 2016; Monday, May 23, 2016 activities and events around the Greater Vancouver area

Beauty is a Beast: Invasive Plants Threaten Stanley Park

May 15th, 2016 @ 1:38pm by Guest Author

This post has been contributed by Alicia Fontaine, Volunteer Coordinator with the Stanley Park Ecology Society (“SPES”). I have been following SPES since I moved into the West End over a decade ago and I have been a member for four years. I wanted to offer the team an opportunity to share their news, events, […]