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Things to do in Vancouver This Weekend

April 17th, 2015 @ 10:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

There’s a lot going on this weekend in Vancouver, with Saturday being the busiest day of the month in terms of events, festivals and activities. Temperatures are expected to soar, giving us a taste of summer with a cool April breeze. Photo credit: Carol Nixon on Flickr Things to do in Vancouver This Weekend Events […]

Canstruction 2015 in Vancouver

April 16th, 2015 @ 8:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Canstruction, a design/build competition now in its 13th year, returns to Downtown Vancouver as engineers and architects bring their interpretation of this year’s theme “Fact or Fiction” to life using canned goods. Imagine an 8 foot tall Sasquatch, a giant optical illusion or huge talking watermelon built with thousands of cans of food. 100% of […]

Wild About Vancouver Outdoor Education Festival

April 16th, 2015 @ 10:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Wild About Vancouver Outdoor Education Festival kicks off a week of free, public events today that offer practical ways to get children (and adults) outdoors more regularly. Running from April 16th to April 22nd, events include beach walks, workshops, gardening sessions, kite flying, farm tours and more. Wild About Vancouver Outdoor Sign up or […]

Red Racer IPA for Autism

April 14th, 2015 @ 3:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

April is Autism Awareness Month and Central City Brewers + Distillers has launched their annual IPA for Autism fundraising initiative for Simon Fraser University’s Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) and Magnetoencephalography (MEG) research for children with autism. Red Racer IPA for Autism Throughout the month of April, Central City will donate $2 from every 6-pack of […]

Surrey Vaisakhi Parade 2015

April 14th, 2015 @ 11:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Surrey Vaisakhi Parade/Khalsa Day Parade takes place Saturday, April 18, 2015 bringing together local businesses, residents, visitors and people of all cultures. Now in its 17th year, the Surrey Vaisakhi Parade is expected to draw hundreds of thousands of participants and spectators for a rich cultural celebration with performances, live music, decorated floats, and […]

Surrey Youth Basketball and Breakdance Showcase

April 13th, 2015 @ 1:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Surrey Youth Basketball and Breakdance Showcase is a free, full day event coming up on Saturday, May 2, 2015 at the Guildford Recreation Centre. It includes a city-wide youth basketball tournament, breakdance battles, a hip hop showcase, games, and more. The event provides a unique opportunity for Surrey’s youth to get involved in their […]

Dare to Leap Rappelling Fundraiser in Downtown Vancouver

April 10th, 2015 @ 10:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Experience the thrill of a lifetime as you rappel 19 storeys down the side of Vancouver’s third tallest building, the Shaw Tower, all for a good local cause. Dare to Leap‘s inaugural fundraiser in support of Outward Bound Canada’s new Urban Youth Program takes place April 16th and there’s still time to sign up, fundraise, […]