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5 Haunted Houses To Visit This Halloween

October 15th, 2014 @ 3:54pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Vancouver is not immune to haunted houses and ghostly tales, and at this time of year eerie amusements and attractions with the sole purpose of scaring your proverbial pants off pop up all around town. I found five that will get your blood pumping this season: Haunted Mansion at the PNE. Photo by Phillip P […]

Pumpkin Patches in Surrey

October 3rd, 2014 @ 10:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Pumpkins are a hot commodity at this time of year, either for baking in pies and cooking up delicious treats, or using as centrepieces, decorations, and of course carving Jack O’Lanterns. Last year I wrote a Guide to Pumpkins in Metro Vancouver for Tourism Vancouver so this year I’m going to focus on specific locations, […]

Peninsula Community Foundation Vintage Affair

September 23rd, 2014 @ 1:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Peninsula Community Foundation will host its 22nd “Vintage Affair” fundraising gala on October 23rd to benefit KidSport Surrey, Semiahmoo House Society and Sources Food Bank Resource Centre. What: Peninsula Community Foundation Vintage Affair presented by Envision Financial. When: Thursday October 23rd from 7:00pm to 10:00pm. Where: Hazelmere Golf and Country Club at 18150 8th […]

Thrill The World Surrey Thriller Dance

September 23rd, 2014 @ 8:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Thrill the World, the annual zombie dance that takes place in cities around the world on the same day, has broken records for the most number of people simultaneously dancing to Michael Jackson’s Thriller — and it’s coming to Surrey. Previously only in Vancouver, the new Surrey event will happen on the same day but […]

BC Culture Days Events

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

Culture Days is an annual, national, three day celebration where Canadians are encouraged to participate in free and interactive activities to discover their cultural spirit and passion. Here in BC, there are 449 events and activities listed on the Culture Days calendar between September 26th and 28th and a provincial launch event will take place […]

Terry Fox Run Locations in Metro Vancouver

September 3rd, 2014 @ 2:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The 2014 Terry Fox Run is just around the corner and while some kids may participate each year with their school (School Run Day is September 24th), this year families might need to take it upon themselves to sign up on their own. The general run takes places in hundreds of communities across Canada on […]

Casks for Surrey Memorial

August 11th, 2014 @ 8:24am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Follow Scott Graham, @WFLBC on Twitter, for a single day and you’ll discover two things. The first is that he takes awesome downtown building photos and the second is that he’s absolutely crazy about his adorable daughter. This little angel is his inspiration for hosting fundraisers over the years, usually combining his passion for local […]

Things to do in Vancouver This Weekend

July 18th, 2014 @ 9:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

With a bit of a break from the scorching sunshine we’ve seen recently, you will still be able to participate in plenty of activities around Metro Vancouver this weekend. In Surrey it’s time for Fusion Festival (my favourite free, family-friendly summer festival filled with delicious food options) and in Vancouver I’m proud to sponsor Be […]