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March Events in Metro Vancouver 2013

March 4th, 2013 @ 8:34am by Rebecca Bollwitt

February showers bring March flowers — well, at least a little bit of early spring sunshine. Once again there’s plenty to do this month, from dance festivals and cultural celebrations to Spring Break and the Stanley Park Easter Train. This compilation of reader-submitted events is updated every day so feel free to send in your […]

Aerial Photos of Vancouver From My News1130 Air Patrol Ride Along With Kim Seale

February 25th, 2013 @ 11:42am by Rebecca Bollwitt

On Thursday afternoon I was flying between 1,000 and 1,300 feet above the Lower Mainland with News1130 Radio‘s Kim Seale as she put in her afternoon shift from her “office in the sky”. Kim takes off twice a day, for about three hours each time, during the morning and afternoon rush hours. She spots stalls, […]

Stanley Cup in Surrey This Sunday

February 21st, 2013 @ 8:24am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Scotiabank is bringing the Stanley Cup to the Surrey Sport and Leisure Complex this weekend as a part of their Canadian community engagement initiative. Surrey is home to a number of NHL players and Stanley Cup winners including two-time winner Colin Fraser (currently with the LA Kings). The iconic trophy, the Holy Grail of the […]

Earth Hour 2013: City Challenge

February 18th, 2013 @ 3:22pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Earth Hour is taking place on March 23rd this year as cities around the world participate in 60 minutes of powering off to show the impact that can be made through energy conservation. In preparation for this year’s campaign, the World Wildlife Fund (hosts of Earth Hour) are running the first Earth Hour City Challenge. […]

Surrey File: Chuck Bailey

February 15th, 2013 @ 8:38am by Rebecca Bollwitt

I was recently contributing photos to Tourism Surrey’s Flickr Group and selected several of the images I took while on a photowalk in Whalley with my sister and my nephews. The boys were in Little League and so we had walked around the ballparks and then over to the recreation centre. Captured in many of […]

Surrey Stop Bullying Film Contest 2013

January 28th, 2013 @ 8:49am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The second annual Stop Bullying Film Contest in Surrey is underway as students from grades 6 to 12 are invited to submit a 30 or 60 second film that identifies types of bullying, the impact that bullying has on people, and solutions to the problem. The judging panel was recently announced and it includes Mayor […]

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 […]