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Things to do in Vancouver This Weekend

April 17th, 2014 @ 6:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Welcome to the long weekend! Whether you’re spending time with family, looking for the latest festival and expo, or up for a late night movie, I have you covered with this this week’s weekend event list. Photo credit: Tim Shield on Flickr Things to do in Vancouver This Weekend Events that run for longer than […]

Things to do in Vancouver This Weekend

April 11th, 2014 @ 9:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

This weekend is the busiest of the month with Saturday jam-packed with Easter egg hunts, family activities, a street soccer tournament, city tours, poetry, theatre, and much more. Of course the cherry blossoms are still bursting onto the scene and if it’s sunny you can help pack your local patio and enjoy the sweet, fresh, […]

Canucks Autism Network Free Family Festival

April 8th, 2014 @ 8:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s Autism Awareness Month and that means that the Canucks Autism Network (“CAN”) is hosting its CAN Family Festival on Saturday, April 12th. What: Canucks Autism Network Free Family Festival Where Jack Poole Plaza (Vancouver Convention Centre) When: Saturday, April 12, 2014 from 10:00am-2:30pm Cost: Free. Open to the public. All ages welcome. The day […]

Things to do in Vancouver This Weekend

April 4th, 2014 @ 9:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

You may get a bit soggy if you head out and snap photos this weekend but if you leave the house be sure to reference the Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival neighbourhood map. Inside and away from the rain you can enjoy the Vancouver South African Film Festival, the magic of Camilo, roller derby, Major League […]

April Events in Metro Vancouver

April 1st, 2014 @ 1:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Community festivals and holidays will take us outside this month, under the natural confetti of the cherry blossoms. Spring is here and so is another big list of events including dozens of Cherry Blossom Festival activities, the Surrey Party for the Planet, a selection of theatre performances, and the Stanley Park Easter Train. Photo credit: […]

Surrey Vaisakhi Parade

April 1st, 2014 @ 9:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The annual Surrey Vaisakhi Parade is taking place on April 19th, bringing together over 200,000 people in the community and beyond to celebrate one of the most important days in the Sikh calendar, the creation of the Khalsa. Photo courtesy of the Surrey Vaisakhi Parade This is one of the the world’s largest Vaisakhi parades […]

Things to do in Vancouver This Weekend

March 27th, 2014 @ 8:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival kicks off this week starting with Sunday’s Sakura Night Gala. Around the city this weekend there are also plenty of movies, shows, entertainment and shopping opportunities to keep you busy. Things to do in Vancouver This Weekend Photo credit: Patricia Meyer on Flickr Friday, March 28, 2014 Sponsored by Miss604: […]

Vancouver Awards of Excellence

March 27th, 2014 @ 9:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Nominations are currently open for the Vancouver Awards of Excellence, Vancouver’s new civic awards program that recognizes outstanding achievements made by individuals — adults, youth and children — organizations, and businesses. Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr “Consisting of 21 awards in six categories, the Awards of Excellence celebrate excellence in achievements that benefit all […]