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I Love Transit Week 2014

August 25th, 2014 @ 9:44am by Guest Author

I Love Transit Week is August 25th to 29th. Robert Willis of The Buzzer Blog has contributed the following post to promote this year’s campaign. You can find out more by following Translink on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and The Buzzer Blog. Welcome to I Love Transit Week! It’s the one week we take out of […]

Things to do in Vancouver This Weekend

August 22nd, 2014 @ 7:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

This has been the summer of free outdoor movies and farmers markets, and this weekend you’ll get plenty of both. Movie screenings include tributes to Robin Williams on Friday and Sunday in Vancouver, you can hit up up the Vancouver Farmers Markets’ annual Tomato Festival, or visit the Metro Vancouver Garlic Festival for garlic ice […]

Surrey Youth Fest 2014: Fall Outdoor Festival in Cloverdale

August 20th, 2014 @ 1:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The second Surrey Youth Fest of the year is coming up September 20th at the Cloverdale Recreation Centre. Surrey’s largest celebration for youth will have a breakdance battle, BMX demos at the new undercover skate park, live bands, and much more. What: Surrey Youth Fest 2014: Fall Outdoor Festival in Cloverdale Where: Cloverdale Recreation Centre, […]

Summer PlayDays: Movie Night and Concert

August 20th, 2014 @ 9:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

All season long, the waterfront plaza at the Richmond Olympic Oval has been the site of free family fun, hosting Summer PlayDays with outdoor games, fitness classes, live music, boot camps and BBQs. The culmination of this fun activity series will be on August 31st with more live music, great food, a free screening of […]

Southsiders 3 on 3 Outdoor Soccer Tournament

August 19th, 2014 @ 1:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Doolin’s Irish Pub, on the bustling corner of Nelson and Granville is downtown Vancouver, will host the Southsiders 3 on 3 Outdoor Soccer Tournament on August 30th. This all day, all ages event will benefit Athletics for Kids and set you up for a full day of community soccer fun ahead of the Vancouver Whitecaps […]

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

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

Over the weekend Scott Graham nominated me for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge by dumping a bucket of water on his head and calling me out in his online video. The rules for this viral campaign are simple: Accept a nomination by filming your own dousing and nominating up to three others to do a […]

Metro Vancouver Garlic Festival

August 18th, 2014 @ 9:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Sharing Farm is proud to present its 6th Annual Garlic Festival, the largest in Metro Vancouver. Taking place August 24th, this free event will have fun for the whole family along with cooking demos, great food, exhibitors, live entertainment and more – including garlic ice cream. Photo credit: The Sharing Farm New this year is […]

Things to do in Vancouver This Weekend

August 15th, 2014 @ 4:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

After a week of meteors and a Supermoon, it’s time for a super weekend starting with a late night movie at the Rio, perhaps a trip to the farmers market in the morning, a turn in the World’s Largest Sandbox, and an informative historical walking tour on Sunday. Here are some other suggestions for fun […]