Aunt Leah’s Christmas Tree Lots are opening tomorrow in several locations around Metro Vancouver. What sets these lots apart is that they are a major annual fundraiser for Aunt Leah’s Place, which helps make a difference in the lives of foster kids, mothers, and babies. Aunt Leah’s helps prevent children in foster care from becoming [...]
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In just over a week – after careful watering, decorating, lighting, and keeping the cat from climbing through ornaments – our decorations will be packed away again for another year. If you have a live Christmas tree, there will be several ways to recycle it this season: Photo credit: Derek Lyons on Flickr Vancouver What: [...]
Update: 2012 Lot Information Here. This year you can once again purchase a Christmas tree from Aunt Leah’s and make a difference in the lives of foster kids, mothers, and babies. With two additional locations, you can conveniently pick up your tree for the season and support this local non-profit. Photo credit: lauren-janelle on Flickr [...]
The Central City Plaza will be illuminated December 3rd with a tree lighting ceremony and festivities to kick off the holiday season. The City of Surrey’s Tree Lighting event is moving to the plaza (from Holland Park) to accommodate more activities such as road hockey, curling, and a performance stage. Mayor and Council, Frosty the [...]
2011-2012 events can be found in an updated post. After ringing in the new year many Vancouverites will be looking to dispose of their live, cut Christmas trees. Thanks to several services around the region, you can get your tree tossed and chipped for little or no cost. Photo credit: DerekL1963 on Flickr UBC Botanical [...]
With Christmas only a few weeks away, those who opt for real Christmas trees are getting ready to head out and find that perfect one. There is something very traditional and “Christmassy” about taking a break from the congested malls and heading into the country with your kids, partner or friends. Many tree farms also [...]
One of my favourite memories as a girl was picking out our Christmas tree. This only happened every 5 or 6 years though as we would get a live tree which we placed in a massive pot, decorated, cared for until after Christmas and then planted in our backyard until the following year when we [...]