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Stanley Park Halloween Ghost Train


Monday, September 12th, 2016 — 11:16am PDT
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This year’s Stanley Park Ghost Train theme is the Day of the Dead. Gather with friends and family to remember our loved ones and celebrate this festival of life. Be serenaded by a mariachi band of cockroaches, ride the train through the tunnel of flames with the Aztec Lord and Lady of Death, and picnic […]

Mushrooms in Stanley Park


Sunday, September 11th, 2016 — 10:14am PDT
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This post has been contributed by Michael Murray, Communications Volunteer with the Stanley Park Ecology Society (“SPES”). I have been following SPES since I moved into the West End over a decade ago and I have been a member for four years. I wanted to offer the team an opportunity to share their news, events, […]

Sharing the Knowledge: First Nations Plant Walks in Stanley Park


Monday, August 15th, 2016 — 10:17am PDT
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This post has been contributed by Kathleen Stormont, Communications Specialist with the Stanley Park Ecology Society (“SPES”). I have been following SPES since I moved into the West End over a decade ago and I have been a member for four years. I wanted to offer the team an opportunity to share their news, events, […]

The First Public Garden in Vancouver


Sunday, July 24th, 2016 — 9:21am PDT
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The first public garden in Vancouver was once buried and forgotten, until the storm that decimated the park in 2006 unearthed its history. It’s the Stanley Park Rock Garden was laid out in 1911, the same year that the quarry that would become Queen Elizabeth Park was closed. The First Public Garden in Vancouver The […]

The Big and the Small of It in Stanley Park


Sunday, July 10th, 2016 — 11:11am PDT
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This post has been contributed by Kathleen Stormont, Communications Specialist with the Stanley Park Ecology Society (“SPES”). I have been following SPES since I moved into the West End over a decade ago and I have been a member for four years. I wanted to offer the team an opportunity to share their news, events, […]

5 Free Vancouver Summer Date Night Ideas


Thursday, June 23rd, 2016 — 6:45am PDT
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It doesn’t take a lot of money, or even effort, to enjoy some great summer activities in Vancouver on date night. When John and I first courted, mind you we were traveling between Vancouver and Iowa every few weeks, the best things about each of our cities that we loved showing off to each other […]