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September Events in Metro Vancouver

September 1st, 2014 @ 11:39am by Rebecca Bollwitt

September in Vancouver means festival season of a different kind has begun. Gone are the dusty outdoor concerts and here are the red carpet galas, opening nights, and theatre showcases. Headlining this season are the Vancouver International Film Festival (“VIFF”) and the Vancouver Fringe Festival. I have listed the Fringe Festival each day but I […]

Things to do in Vancouver Labour Day Weekend

August 28th, 2014 @ 4:47pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Summer isn’t over yet and with events lined up for Labour Day Weekend — even in the rain — you’ll have plenty of activities to enjoy with the family around town. Photo credit: Clayton Perry on Flickr Things to do in Vancouver Labour Day Weekend Events that run for longer than three days in a […]

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 […]