Archive of posts tagged "events"

Indian Summer Festival 2011

July 6th, 2011 @ 10:15am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Vancouver’s first Indian Summer Festival is an international festival of arts and ideas. Presented by Teamwork Productions and SFU Woodward’s, it will showcase “top talent from India – across music, dance, literature, film, cuisine, yoga and wellness – in conversation with Canadian counterparts.” The idea is to celebrate “India in Canada” and fold these events […]

Bard on the Beach Fireworks, Win Tickets

July 5th, 2011 @ 10:28am by Rebecca Bollwitt

When the Celebration of Light fireworks schedule collides with Bard on the Beach there’s no reason to miss one or the other. Two of the most-loved summertime activities in Vancouver combine at Vanier Park as Bard on the Beach presents its special “Bard-B-Q” event. On July 30th, August 3rd, and August 6th you can enjoy […]

Free Outdoor Movies in Surrey 2011

July 4th, 2011 @ 1:15pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Outdoor movies are quickly becoming a summer tradition, in communities from the North Shore to the Fraser Valley, and Surrey is once again presenting free outdoor movie nights in Holland Park this August. Last year’s lineup as advertised at the Surrey Fusion Festival August 6, 2011: Diary of a Wimpy Kid 2 August 13, 2011: […]

Surrey Fusion Festival 2011

July 4th, 2011 @ 10:27am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Fusion Festival returns to Holland Park in Surrey July 16th and 17th. Easily our favourite festival of the summer, this two-day event combines entertainment, education, cultural celebration, and hundreds of different food options. Entertainment Four stages will be filled with song, dance, and performing arts throughout both days. Stage performances kick off at 11:30am […]

Fill a Bin for the Kids and the Vancouver Food Bank

July 4th, 2011 @ 9:15am by Rebecca Bollwitt

After successful springtime campaigns, Fill a Bin for the Kids is back. Presented by Disposal King Ltd (who supplies the bin) and Canada Safeway, this seasonal Food Bank drive aims to collect donations for local individuals and families. When Saturday July 16, 2011 from 10:30am to 3:00pm Where Safeway at 4255 Arbutus St, Vancouver, BC […]

Canada Day at Canada Place: Social Media Hub

July 1st, 2011 @ 4:00pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Social Media Hub at Canada Place’s Canada Day celebration was sponsored by Vancouver is Awesome and myself. Throughout the day, bloggers stopped by for some WiFi connectivity and caffeine compliments of Salt Spring Coffee. Photo credit: Rick Chung on Flickr John Biehler and Duane Storey were out taking photos and video for and […]

Celebration of Light Bleacher Contest 2

June 29th, 2011 @ 6:15pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Celebration of Light fireworks in English Bay are taking place July 30th, August 3rd, and August 6th. This year, you can catch the dazzling offshore display of pyrotechnics from reserved bleacher seating and I’ve already given away a pair of tickets for the first show July 30th when China will light up the skies. […]

Social Media Day 2011

June 29th, 2011 @ 9:52am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Social Media Day 2011 takes place June 30th in over 1380 communities around the world. Each of these communities has planned a meetup where people will get together to celebrate social networking, its technology and the connections it has made. Pete Cashmore (@Mashable) & City of Vancouver’s Andrea Reimer with the “Social Media Day in […]