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BC Family Day Events and Activities 2013

January 25th, 2013 @ 10:40am by Rebecca Bollwitt

BC will have its first Family Day stat holiday on Monday, February 11, 2013 and with that comes the scramble for activities and events to keep all those with time off from the office or school occupied. In anticipation of the new holiday, local attractions have been posting special offers for families to enjoy together: […]

Vancouver Farmers Markets Holiday Market 2012

December 5th, 2012 @ 10:53am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Vancouver Farmers Markets are still going strong this season with the Saturday market at Nat Bailey Stadium and the 17 annual Holiday Market coming up this month. Over 85 vendors will bring their finest selection of food, art, crafts, home accessories, and gift ideas to the Croatian Cultural Centre on Saturday, December 15, 2012 from […]

BC Family Day: February Stat Holiday to Start 2013

October 3rd, 2011 @ 2:36pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Update February 2013: I have compiled a list of events and activities for BC’s first Family Day. BC is finally getting a statutory holiday in February. The province’s first “Family Day” will be February 18 11th, 2013, reported Bob Mackin from the Throne Speech at the provincial legislature this afternoon. Photo credit: Keoni Cabral on […]

Easter Activities in Metro Vancouver 2011

April 19th, 2011 @ 9:49am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Easter is coming up this weekend and whether you celebrate its religious meaning or simply enjoy those irresistible Mini-Eggs, it’s a great time to get together with family and (hopefully) enjoy some sunshine. There are a few events scheduled around Metro Vancouver to help get in the springtime spirit. Photo credit: splorp on Flickr Surrey […]

Christmas at Hycroft 2010

November 10th, 2010 @ 2:56pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Founded in 1907, the University Women’s Club hosts a variety of events including Christmas at Hycroft. This highly-anticipated holiday affair, now in its 38th year, will take place November 18th until the 21st. Fireplaces will be adorned with evergreen bows, crystal garlands will sparkle, and blue ribbon will abound as a part of this year’s […]

Vancouver Theatre’s Holiday Line-Up 2010

November 9th, 2010 @ 2:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Last year I rounded up a list of performances from a wide variety of Vancouver theatre companies. Looking at the updates on Twitter, the flyers in stores and restaurants, and the press releases in my inbox, I’m getting excited about several upcoming productions. I absolutely love a night out at the theatre in Vancouver (no […]

Welcome to Winter in Iowa

January 4th, 2009 @ 3:21pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

When John and I landed in Iowa I was surprised to see less snow on the ground than there was back in Vancouver. I’m so used to telling his relatives that we don’t get much snow back where we’re from in Canada, which usually results in incredulous looks, however this time around things are different. […]

Review: Skoah in Yaletown

December 9th, 2008 @ 9:00am by Rebecca Bollwitt

I’ve seen Skoah products before and since my old office was in Yaletown I have walked by before but I never knew the true extent of the Skoah experience until I was invited in for their Angel Glow Facial last Friday. I’ve been to my fair share of spas, from hotel resorts, to Korean day […]