This Saturday The Gathering Place on Helmcken will be celebrating its 15th anniversary with its annual block party. Photo credit: Conrad Kuiper on Flickr Where: 609 Helmcken Street When: August 28, 2010 from 12:00pm until 4:00pm Info: The Gathering Place is a City facility operating under a partnership with the Vancouver School Board and the [...]
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One of the most memorable moments during the Vancouver 2010 Olympics and Paralympics was walking down a pedestrian-only Robson or Granville at any hour and being able to high-five almost everyone you passed. Now, Paralympic silver medallist Josh Dueck is leading the Raise Your Hand for the Record campaign with WorkSafeBC to see if he [...]
Glowbal Collection is bringing a gourmet BBQ feast to the Downtown Eastside Tuesday, August 10th in partnership with the Union Gospel Mission. Photo credit: Steve De Gracia on Flickr Six chefs from Glowbal’s properties (Italian Kitchen, Coast, Sanafir, Trattoria, Glowbal Afterglow, and Society) will be preparing everything from beef brisket and ribs to potato salad, [...]
The BCSPCA’s Paws for a Cause is coming up this September and participants are busy collecting donations and spreading the word about the event. Paws for a Cause involves a 3.5km walk and some locations have 3.5km runs as well. There will also be games and activities for pets and all ages. My friend Keira [...]
The Easter Seals Drop Zone challenge is returning to downtown Vancouver for its 5th year this September. Participants are challenged to raise at least $1,500 for Easter Seals which will then give them the opportunity to rappel down the face of a 20-storey office building. Despite my small fear of heights I have signed up [...]
There are so many places from where you can catch the Celebration of Light fireworks in Vancouver. From a blanket at Vanier Park, a bench near Jericho Beach, on the grass at English Bay, or a patio if you’re lucky enough to get a reservation. This year there’s another option that will not only give [...]
submiT was a t-shirt design contest aimed to raised awareness about the education of children in Ethiopia through imagine1day. This Friday they will be hosting a finale party at District 319 to celebrate the campaign and the cause. imagine1day is a nonprofit organization that provides an opportunity for donors to be directly connected to projects [...]