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Archive of posts tagged "non-profit"

Sharing Farm Garlic Festival

August 13th, 2013 @ 3:57pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Metro Vancouver’s only garlic festival is coming up on Sunday, August 25th at The Sharing Farm, a non-profit farm that is run by community members for community members. The Sharing Farm Garlic Festival is also the largest agriculturally-based festival in Richmond. Photo credit: The Sharing Farm This free, family-friendly festival will bring together all things […]

Win Tickets: Motionball Vancouver Port and Starboard Brunch

August 13th, 2013 @ 1:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Motionball is hosting a daytime fundraising gala in support of Special Olympics Canada Foundation (“SOCF”) on Sunday, August 25th at The Keg in Yaletown. The Port and Starboard Brunch, presented by AIR MILES, will be a swanky Hamptons-style event with a “chic nautical” dress code, delicious canapes and chilled mimosas — all for a great […]

SPES Saturday: Stanley Park BioBlitz and Nature Events

August 10th, 2013 @ 11:05am by Guest Author

This post has been contributed by the Stanley Park Ecology Society (“SPES”). I have been following SPES since I moved into the West End almost eight years ago and I recently became a member. I wanted to offer the team an opportunity to share their news, events, and work so I have created “SPES Saturday” […]

Illuminares Lantern Festival 2013

July 17th, 2013 @ 10:24am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The 25th anniversary of the Illuminares Lantern Festival is happening this Saturday at Trout Lake and it will also be the last. Since 1988, the non-profit Public Dreams Society has hosted the festival (along with other events like the Parade of Lost Souls) but according to artistic director Matthew Bissett, it’s just no longer feasible. […]

Five Hole For Food Vancouver 2013

July 16th, 2013 @ 10:11am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Five Hole For Food is wrapping up its 4th annual cross-Canada road hockey campaign that raises food and funds for charities in the communities that host their games. From St. John’s to Halifax, Ottawa to Calgary and in between, the concept is pretty simple: Show up with a donation for your local food bank and […]