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Archive of posts tagged "events"

GigaLinc: GigaPixel Photography Exhibit

October 4th, 2011 @ 1:10pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

GigaLinc photography exhibition at the Shangri-La Vancouver. This free showcase is open to the public and will feature large-scale panoramic images captured with the help of the GigaPan apparatus. Photo by Ronnie Miranda www.gigapixel.com. First game at the renovated BC Place. The image is made up of 600 photos (30 across by 20 down) stitched […]

Vancouver Art Gallery 80th Anniversary

October 4th, 2011 @ 9:45am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver Art Gallery is marking their 80th anniversary Wednesday, October 5, 2011. It first opened in 1931 at 1145 West Georgia, a few blocks away from its current location in the old courthouse building, where it moved in 1983. 1931 – Vancouver Art Gallery’s original location under construction. Archives item# Bu P401.1. Photographer: Stuart […]

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 […]