Archive of posts tagged "events"

Woodward’s Windows Vancouver 2011

December 1st, 2011 @ 9:01am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The beloved Woodward’s Windows return to various locations around downtown Vancouver this year as a part of Christmas at Canada Place. The classic, animatronic displays that have been a part of the holidays for decades have been restored and setup at nine different venues. The main displays are at Canada Place but you can also […]

World AIDS Day Vancouver 2011

November 30th, 2011 @ 6:21pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

World AIDS Day is Thursday, December 1st and will aim to raise awareness about HIV testing and a cure. Photo credit: Trygve.u on Flickr According to the Canadian Foundation for AIDS Research (“CANFAR”): “A quarter of Canadians with HIV are not aware of their infection and young adults (aged 15-29) account for approximately 26 per […]

Vancouver Giants Teddy Bear Toss 2011

November 30th, 2011 @ 10:40am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver Giants have been having a pretty good season so far, sitting at the top of the BC Division with a record of 17-9-1. While they’re on a road trip through the prairies right now, they’ll be returning home to the Pacific Coliseum for the annual Teddy Bear Toss on Friday, December 9th. Bring […]

Beauty and the Beast Vancouver Pre-Sale

November 30th, 2011 @ 9:30am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast is returning to the stage in Vancouver from February 8-12, 2012 at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre. The hit Broadway musical is a classic love story filled with witty characters, dazzling costumes, and creative sets. Not to mention it includes numbers from the Disney animated film such as “Be Our Guest”. […]

Vancouver Christmas Tree Lighting 2011

November 29th, 2011 @ 11:20am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver Christmas tree, that usually stands in front of the art gallery, will be at Jack Poole Plaza this year. The kick-off event and lighting of the tree will be December 9, 2011 from 5:30pm to 7:00pm. Photo credit: Tripleman – From the Miss604 Flickr Pool The lighting ceremony is free to attend and […]

Christmas Movies at the Rio

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

The Rio Theatre on Broadway (at Commercial) is screening favourite holiday films at midnight, every Friday in December. December 2: Die Hard December 9: Home Alone December 16: The Nightmare Before Christmas December 23: A Christmas Story December 30: Goodfellas Friday midnight screenings are $8. Those in costume for midnight screenings get $1 off admission […]

CBC Food Bank Day & Open House 2011

November 28th, 2011 @ 3:45pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

CBC Vancouver will host an open house and the CBC’s 25 annual Food Bank Day this Friday, December 2, 2011. Stop by the broadcast centre at 700 Hamilton for tours, live broadcasts, meet n’ greets with CBC personalities and more. Tony Parsons, Gloria Macarenko, Rick Cluff and Stephen Quinn will be on hand as well […]

The Nutcracker Ballet in Vancouver

November 28th, 2011 @ 10:00am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Ballet BC presents the return of Alberta Ballet’s The Nutcracker this holiday season at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre. Photo courtesy of the Alberta Ballet This classic Christmas tale will have sugarplum fairies dancing around an opulent set depicting 30th century Imperial Russia. Tchaikovsky’s unforgettable musical score will be played live by the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra. […]