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Gifts for Stanley Park: Vancouver Gift Guide

December 18th, 2014 @ 1:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Stanley Park Ecology Society (“SPES”) and its volunteers work hard to conserve, protect, educate and research to ensure that Stanley Park remains a bastion of natural wonder and beauty, and the Best Park in the World. If you’ve followed Miss604 online — whether on the blog, Twitter, or Instagram — you’ll know how much […]

Things to do in Vancouver This Weekend

December 18th, 2014 @ 10:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s the very last weekend before Christmas and the city is alive with events, activities, and plenty of neighbourhoods showing off their very best light displays. The weekend event list is bigger than usual, packed with fun ways to get the most out of the city this holiday season. Photo credit: TOTORORO.RORO on Flickr Last […]

Book Giveaway: Live at the Commodore

December 17th, 2014 @ 1:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

If I was Miss Sheilds from the beloved holiday film A Christmas Story I would legitimately give Aaron Chapman’s new book Live at the Commodore an “A Plus-Plus-Plus-Plus…!” It arrived by courier last week and I immediately sat down to read it. I didn’t budge as the sun crossed through the sky and the hours […]

Vancouver Christmas Cats of Instagram

December 17th, 2014 @ 11:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Two things that I, and most of the internet-using population around here, love dearly are cats and Vancouver — a reason why we recently hosted an Internet Cat Video Festival and funded a Cat Cafe. As such, during this busy holiday season I thought I would spread some lighthearted cheer by introducing some incredibly adorable […]

Winter Solstice Lantern Festival

December 17th, 2014 @ 10:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Celebrate the 21st annual Winter Solstice Lantern Festival on December 21st in three Vancouver communities. Presented by the Secret Lantern Society and Artistic Director Naomi Singer, this free family event (with some ticketed attractions) will illuminate the longest night of the year. Photo credit: Rikki / Julius Reque on Flickr These are festive celebrations of […]

Christmas Lights in Vancouver

December 16th, 2014 @ 11:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Growing up in Surrey, one of my favourite Christmas memories was when our whole family would bundle up and pile into our van for a night of Christmas light hunting. First things first, we’d stop somewhere to pick up hot chocolate that would warm our mittened hands, and then we’d always head to New Westminster […]

Chimp Charitable Giving Giveaway

December 16th, 2014 @ 10:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Chimp a local Vancouver company that empowers people and organizations to manage and amplify their charitable impact. Used by individuals, groups, companies, and charities, Chimp allows you to host an online account from which you manage donations to your favourite charities or give the gift of a cause neutral charitable contribution to friends, family, and […]

White Spot Christmas Day Lunch

December 16th, 2014 @ 9:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The White Spot Christmas Day lunch for charity is back again this year as management and staff at two locations continue a decade-long tradition of donating their time, tips and proceeds to the Richmond Hospital Foundation and Variety – The Children’s Charity. White Spot Christmas Day Lunch for Charity The Kingsway Vancouver and Richmond Centre […]