Archive of posts tagged "events"

Culture Days 2011

September 13th, 2011 @ 10:32am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Culture Days in Canada are coming up September 30th, October 1st, and October 2nd as every province and territory celebrates the arts. Events around the Metro Vancouver area include everything from theatre performances to fibre arts studio tours. Major hubs of activity are on Granville Island, at the Burnaby Library, and at the Surrey Arts […]

BC Sports Hall of Fame 2011 Inductees

September 13th, 2011 @ 8:56am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Today the BC Sports Hall of Fame inducts a new roster of talented individuals and teams who have made our province proud through excellence in the realm of athletics. The Banquet of Champions will take place at the Vancouver Convention Centre and will honor the following: Athlete Category Gary Gait, Lacrosse Widely considered the greatest […]

Music Therapy Ride 2011

September 12th, 2011 @ 1:15pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The 10th annual Music Therapy Ride takes place September 17, 2011 between Vancouver and Whistler to raise funds for community-based music therapy services throughout British Columbia. Founded by members of the music industry (from artists to label representatives, agents, managers, and promoters) all motorcycle enthusiasts are invited to participate in the event. Over the last […]

Canada’s Got Talent Vancouver Auditions

September 12th, 2011 @ 9:27am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Canada’s Got Talent, our version of America’s largest talent show, will be airing next spring on CityTV and auditions are coming to Vancouver this month. Vancouver auditions for the reality competition show will be held September 19th and 20th, it’s the third stop on the tour that will also visit Winnipeg, Edmonton, Toronto, Montreal, and […]

Shops at Morgan Crossing 1 Year Anniversary

September 11th, 2011 @ 2:59pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Shops at Morgan Crossing in Surrey are celebrating their first year anniversary next Saturday and they’re inviting one and all to join the festivities. Photo credit: Shops at Morgan Crossing on Facebook What Food, crafts, pony rides, face painting, street performers, musical acts. When September 17, 2011 from 12:00pm to 4:00pm with a pancake […]

We Day Vancouver 2011

September 8th, 2011 @ 11:20am by Rebecca Bollwitt

We Day returns to Vancouver this year as tens of thousands of young people get the opportunity to learn about how they can make a difference in the world. I have covered We Day over the last few years and it’s one of my favourite events. There’s dancing, singing, music, cheers, positivity and motivation. To […]

Vancouver Fringe Festival 2011

September 8th, 2011 @ 10:00am by Michelle Kim

It’s Vancouver International Fringe Festival time again, now in it’s 27th year, which runs from September 8 – 18. This year’s Fringe Festival will feature over 600 performances by more than 80 groups over the course of the 11 days, and is expected to attract over 30,000 attendees. Photo credit: dooq on Flickr This year […]

United Way Kick-Off at the Cauldron

September 6th, 2011 @ 2:28pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Tomorrow afternoon the Olympic cauldron in Jack Poole Plaza downtown will be lit as the City of Vancouver proclaims September 7th “United Way Day“. Photo credit: raoming-the-planet on Flickr This will mark the launch of the United Way’s 2011 fundraising campaign to help vulnerable children, families and seniors throughout the region. The United Way Kick-Off […]