Archive for June, 2009

Rio Tinto Alcan Dragon Boat Festival 2009

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Last year John and I were able to fully cover the Dragon Boat Festival, from land and the water. We’ll be out of town this weekend however it’s a fantastic free event for all happening June 20-21st in False Creek that is definitely worth checking out this year. The races are fun to watch, participants […]

Whalley Community Festival 2009

Add a Comment by Rebecca Bollwitt

The 11th Annual Whalley Community Festival is happening this Saturday from 10:00am until 6:00pm. There’s no shortage of activities happening this weekend, from the Ride to Conquer Cancer, to Chip’s Not Dead Yet, and Vancouver’s first ChangeCamp however, this one’s special for me. I’m proud of my hometown, and to say that I’m a former […]

Metro Vancouver Park Series: Belcarra Regional Park

Comments 8 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I was inspired to create an entry for my Metro Vancouver Park Series after my recent kayaking trip so here’s what you’ll need to know about exploring Belcarra. Metrics: 1,100 hectares (2,718 acres) with 22 km of hiking trails and 9.5kms of bike trails. Lake Sasamat – Photo credit: jkaneda on Flickr How to Get […]

Death Cab for Cutie at the Pacific Coliseum

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

If you’re a long-time reader of Miss604.com you’ll probably know that the band Death Cab for Cutie has a special place in my heart. John introduced their music to me when we were dating and a song by Ben Gibbard will forever remind me of him. We even played Death Cab at our wedding and […]

Ride to Conquer Cancer 2009

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This weekend thousands will set out on their bikes in support of the Ride to Conquer Cancer. For months participants have been training to ride from Vancouver to Seattle while raising funds for the BC Cancer Foundation. The Ride kicks off with an official opening ceremony this Saturday at 7:00am in the Guildford Town Centre […]

Metropolis at Metrotown's Dinosaurs Unearthed

Comments 7 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The new Dinosaurs Unearthed exhibit at Metropolis at Metrotown is designed to inform and entertain kids and adults alike throughout these school-free summer months. I stopped by recently with my sister and my nephews to check things out and take their free guided tour. We started off at the Grand Court (where I have previously […]