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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]