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: […]
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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 […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]