Archive of posts tagged "events"

BC Blanket Drive on the Canada Line

November 24th, 2011 @ 10:10am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Along the Canada Line, this Friday and Saturday, donation boxes will be setup for the BC Blanket Drive. The public are asked to bring donations of warm clothing items (not just blankets) to drop off for the campaign. This includes socks, scarves, mittens, and toques as well. The donations will then be distributed to various […]

Grouse Mountain Peak of Christmas

November 22nd, 2011 @ 3:17pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Grouse Mountain: The Peak of Christmas holiday events begin next week. Bring the family and ride the gondola up to a winter wonderland even if you’re not a skier or snowboarder. Photo credit: mountainhiker on Flickr – from the Miss604 Flickr Group From 12:00pm to 8:00pm daily you can meet Santa in person on top […]

Canyon Lights at Capilano Suspension Bridge 2011

November 21st, 2011 @ 11:35am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Capilano Suspension Bridge is once again hosting Canyon Lights, a holiday winter wonderland nestled in a North Shore forest. Families can stroll past light displays, take a walk across the world-famous bridge, and check out treetop adventures that await in the snow. Photo courtesy Capilano Suspension Bridge Over 250,000 Canyon Lights will be up from […]

Burnaby Village Museum Heritage Christmas

November 18th, 2011 @ 10:47am by Rebecca Bollwitt

It was November 19, 1971 that the Burnaby Village Museum was opened by Governor General Roland Michener. The 1920’s village combines heritage and replica buildings in a typical “tram-stop community along the BC Electric Railway.” Costumed townfolk give demonstrations in homes, shops, and at the blacksmith’s, there’s a self-guided tour, and the restored 1912 C.W. […]

Disney on Ice Toy Drive in Surrey

November 17th, 2011 @ 8:45am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Disney on Ice presents Disney Pixar’s Toy Story 3 in Abbotsford this week (November 18 – 20) and Vancouver the week after (November 23 – 27). However, they’re making a stop in Surrey in between. Woody, Jessie, Buzz, and the gang will be at Central City Shopping Centre in Surrey to collect toys for the […]

Grey Cup Party Fundraiser for SHLF

November 16th, 2011 @ 3:48pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Strachan Hartley Legacy Foundation (“SHLF”) is hosting a 2011 Grey Cup party on Sunday, November 27th. They will be raising funds for their education and sport programs for at-risk youth in Vancouver. When: Sunday, November 27, 2011 12:00pm (3:30pm is the Grey Cup kick-off) Where: AuBar at 674 Seymour in Vancouver Where: *New Venue* […]

Holiday Craft Markets in Vancouver 2011

November 16th, 2011 @ 10:30am by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s a crafter’s wonderland around Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley this season as craft markets open their doors and setup their tables for the busy holiday season. I managed to find a great selection of events to share including a handful of listings from GotCraft?. Photo credit: hownowdesign Christmas at Hycroft Date: Thursday, November […]

Fraser Valley Bald Eagle Festival 2011

November 15th, 2011 @ 3:15pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Fraser Valley Bald Eagle Festival takes place this weekend in the Harrison region. The schedule is filled with special events at the Kilby Historic Site, Sandpiper Golf Resort, entertainment, and of course viewing of these magnificent birds who call the area home. Photo credit: Tyler Ingram on Flickr View eagle at the aptly-named Eagle […]