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Surrey Marathon 2013: New Course

January 21st, 2013 @ 9:30am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Registration is now open for the Surrey International World Music Marathon happening September 29th, 2013. In its first year the marathon welcomed thousands of marathon, half-marathon, 5km, marathon relay, and half-relay participants including the world’s oldest marathon runner Fauja Singh (at age 101). For its second year, this Boston Marathon qualifier is getting a new […]

Surrey Public Library Events for Families This Month

January 7th, 2013 @ 10:11am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Browsing the City of Surrey event listings I found my way to the Surrey Public Library‘s website and began to look around. Easily 20 minutes had passed and I hadn’t even made it through all of the event categories listed on the sidebar. From games nights to crafts and cookies, Surrey Public Libraries offer a […]

January Events in Metro Vancouver 2013

January 3rd, 2013 @ 3:37pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Decorations are packed away, the sun is shining (when not hiding behind the fog), and it’s time for everyone to head back to school and work. We have just over a month until our new

Christmas Tree Chipping in Vancouver, Burnaby, Surrey

January 1st, 2013 @ 10:48am by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s a new year and soon it will be time to take down decorations and slip into post-holiday routines. If you’re looking to recycle your Christmas tree, there are a handful of chipping events around town that will take it off your hands and support a great local cause in the process: Photo credit: TheVancouverGuy […]

Surrey Christmas Bureau Adopt-A-Family 2012

December 5th, 2012 @ 4:08pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Surrey Christmas Bureau’s Adopt-A-Family program is in full swing this year and by following them on Twitter, I know they are quite shy of their goal for sponsor families so far. Your office, organization, group of friends, or even your family could like to join forces to support a family in need this season […]

December Events in Metro Vancouver 2012

November 29th, 2012 @ 12:23pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Looking out my window on a rainy Vancouver day I can still spot the North Shore mountains. Deep dark blue instead of their usual crisp brown and green, they are capped with clouds and hiding a skirt of snow. Winter is approaching and the city is coming alive with holiday cheer. Getting a head start […]

Surrey Libraries Festival of Trees 2012

November 22nd, 2012 @ 11:50am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Surrey City Centre Library kicks off the Festival of Trees this afternoon. Until December 19th, a selection of creative and beautifully decorated trees will be on display and the public is invited to stop by and vote for their favourite. When you vote, you also have the chance to win an e-reader! The launch […]

Stuff the Bus for the Surrey Christmas Bureau 2012

November 20th, 2012 @ 10:34am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Comfort Inn & Suites in Surrey is bringing back their Stuff the Bus Drive for a second year. The goal of the campaign is to literally stuff a bus full of donations for the Surrey Christmas Bureau that will be distributed among under privileged children and families. Last year they were able to fill the […]