Archive of posts tagged "events"

BC Family Day: February Stat Holiday to Start 2013

October 3rd, 2011 @ 2:36pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Update February 2013: I have compiled a list of events and activities for BC’s first Family Day. BC is finally getting a statutory holiday in February. The province’s first “Family Day” will be February 18 11th, 2013, reported Bob Mackin from the Throne Speech at the provincial legislature this afternoon. Photo credit: Keoni Cabral on […]

Turkey Trot 2011 at Granville Island

October 3rd, 2011 @ 2:10pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Turkey Trot is back this Thanksgiving Monday (October 11, 2011) starting off at Granville Island. Before you fill your belly with turkey (tofurkey or even turducken) head out for a 10km run in support of the Food Bank. Photo courtesy of the Turkey Trot What A 10km run, walk, or stroll Where Start line […]

Vancouver Municipal Election 2011

October 3rd, 2011 @ 10:09am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Municipal Election Office is now open in Vancouver in anticipation of this fall’s election. Photo credit: Foxtongue on Flickr Where 450 West Broadway, East of the Broadway/City Hall Canada Line Dates Open Monday to Friday until November 19, 2011 (election day) Hours 8:30am to 5:00pm excluding statutory holidays (like Thanksgiving on the 10th) Find […]

New Westminster Baseball Rallies for Justin Morneau

September 30th, 2011 @ 2:35pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

New Westminster Little League Baseball asked me to help spread the word about an event they’re hosting tomorrow. Photo: Keith Allison on Flickr Their hometown baseball hero Justin Morneau, of the Minnesota Twins, is recovering from a recent round of surgeries and they’d like to send him some support. They’ve invited all baseball fans, little […]

Vancouver Haunted Trolley Tours 2011: Discount & Giveaway

September 30th, 2011 @ 11:15am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver Trolley Company and the Vancouver Police Museum have teamed up to present this year’s series of Haunted Halloween Trolley Tours. A tour guide will share spirited tales as you cross town to visit the Mountain View Cemetery graveyard, the autopsy room at the Vancouver Police Museum, and more mysterious locations during this 2.5 […]

October 2011 Events in Metro Vancouver

September 29th, 2011 @ 10:30am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Like a switch, the weather can turn from sparkling sunshine to soaking and soggy. Fall is here and with it comes a bundle of events to enjoy with your family whether it be out in a pumpkin patch or in a dark and scary amusement park. Photo credit: BC Business Hub on Flickr, from the […]

Thanksgiving Activities 2011 Metro Vancouver & Fraser Valley

September 28th, 2011 @ 1:05pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Thanksgiving is one of my favourite holidays. Our family would gather at my Oma’s house and while the windows steamed up and the aroma of roasted turkey filled each room, we’d head outside to rake leaves. The ample limbs of the lone one oak tree across the street provided enough fuel for the giant leaf […]

VIFF 2011: Everything & Everyone

September 28th, 2011 @ 10:30am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver International Film Festival starts tomorrow with the opening gala screening and will run until October 14th. As a sponsor of the festival, I have the pleasure of co-presenting the world premiere of the film Everything & Everyone on October 12th. This charming and emotional drama from talented local director Tracy D. Smith was […]