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Hope in Shadows Calendar 2015

November 24th, 2014 @ 11:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The 2015 Hope in Shadows calendar is now for sale and you can scoop one up from your local vendor, located on a bustling street corner in Vancouver. There are a few layers to the Hope in Shadows project, starting with the photographs that go in the calendars. Hope in Shadows, based in the Downtown […]

Win Tickets to the Vancouver Giants Teddy Bear Toss Game

November 21st, 2014 @ 2:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver Giants embody hockey with heart, especially with their annual Teddy Bear Toss which supports the CKNW Orphans Fund and The Province Empty Stocking Fund. Vancouver Giants Teddy Bear Toss On Saturday, December 6th, as Vancouver takes on Saskatoon, fans are encourage to bring a new, unwrapped stuffed animal to the game and will […]

Things to do in Vancouver This Weekend

November 20th, 2014 @ 7:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Before American Thanksgiving, Black Friday, the Grey Cup Festival, and the cracking open of advent calendar windows (or beer boxes) we have a very full second-to-last weekend in November to enjoy. Here’s what you can get up to in Vancouver this weekend before the holiday rush begins. Photo credit: Conrad Olson on Flickr Things to […]

3 Reasons to Attend the Surrey Tree Lighting Festival

November 19th, 2014 @ 2:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The annual Surrey Tree Lighting Festival takes place Saturday, November 22nd at the new Surrey City Hall Plaza. It’s a highlight of the holiday season and although I could name many more, here are 3 big reasons to attend this free family festival this year: Photo via Surrey Tree Lighting Festival on Facebook The Lineup […]

Rogers Santa Claus Parade 2014

November 18th, 2014 @ 10:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Downtown Vancouver will see back-to-back parade weekends with the Grey Cup Parade on Saturday, November 29th followed by the annual Rogers Santa Claus Parade on Sunday, December 7th. Photo credit: Cameron on Flickr Rogers Santa Claus Parade When: Sunday, December 7, 2014 at 1:00pm Where: The Parade starts at Georgia and Broughton, travels east on […]

Eastside Culture Crawl: Terminal City Glass Co-op

November 17th, 2014 @ 1:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Eastside Culture Crawl, Vancouver’s visual celebration of art, creativity, and community, returns November 20th to November 23rd as it is extended to four days for the first time ever. The culture crawl welcomes you to studios, homes, garages, and other creative spaces in Vancouver’s Eastside, where you can meet a cast of painters, jewellers, […]

Win a Refresh Market Prize Pack

November 14th, 2014 @ 1:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The 6th Refresh Market is popping up in Squamish next weekend with over 70 local designers, artists, and indie shops from all corners of the “604” — from Pemberton to Metro Vancouver. What: Refresh Market When: Saturday, November 22, 2014 from 10:00am to 5:00pm Where: West Coast Railway Heritage Park (39645 Government Rd, Squamish) Tickets: […]

Things to do in Vancouver This Weekend

November 14th, 2014 @ 10:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Photo credit: Alexis Birkill on Flickr Things to do in Vancouver This Weekend Events that run for longer than three days in a row are highlighted in green below. Friday, November 14, 2014 Sponsored by Miss604: Late Night Movie at the Rio Theatre Vancouver Chamber Choir: HOMEWARD New Lyricism Hockey Canada 100th Anniversary Century Tour […]