I have experienced the changing leaves in New England first hand, as the countryside puffed up under a colourful patchwork quilt of foliage, but still nothing compares to autumn on the West Coast. Crisp marine air tickles your nose with a hint of sea salt as chestnuts tumble and evergreens collect scattered crumbles of fallen […]
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A quick Sea Bus ride away from downtown Vancouver, the Lonsdale Quay Market is your North Shore source for fresh produce, local vegetables, meats, cheeses, wines and artisan wares. This October they are hosting Savour, a festival of food and wine taking place every Saturday form October 6th until October 27th, 2012. Photo credit: John […]
World Rivers Day, celebrating everything from rushing waterways to tributaries, creeks, brooks, and estuaries is coming up on Sunday and communities across the province – from Kamloops to New Westminster are hosting events for our own BC Rivers Day. Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr Coquitlam World Rivers Day in Coquitlam Hosted at Coquitlam River […]
They say you can’t have a rainbow without rain and thanks to our soggy start to summer, we’re being rewarded with a scorching August. Free events, festivals, family fun, and much more are in store this month as it kicks off with a holiday weekend, filled with pride: Photo credit: Mark Faviell Photos on Flickr […]
Bike to Work Week 2012 runs May 28th to June 1st as individuals are encouraged to leave their cars at home and pedal to the office. It’s an opportunity to start up a workplace team, get some exercise, explore new routes to work, and enjoy community bike events. With gas prices hitting extreme highs, it […]
Capilano Mall is hosting a Spring into Style contest with a prize package valued at over $3,000. Customers can enter in-person at the mall in North Vancouver, online, or on Facebook. The prize includes spending money for you and a friend, a gym membership, and a makeover including a hair cut and colour. The contest […]
Easter arrives in early April this year as it brings spring showers, blooming flowers, and the ability to finally wear all that white you put away at Labour Day. There are several family-friendly Easter events happening around the Lower Mainland including egg hunts, swims, and afternoon tea. Photo credit: jamieanne on Flickr Burnaby What: Easter […]