Archive for October, 2013

ShakeOutBC Earthquake Drill

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The ShakeOutBC Earthquake Drill is coming up on Thursday, October 17th at 10:17am. Drop, Cover and Hold On! Practice how to prepare yourself during an earthquake and enhance your awareness of earthquake hazards at home, work, or school. The province-wide drill, that will also take place around the globe in New Zealand, the United States, […]

Hound of the Baskervilles in Surrey

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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s classic Sherlock Holmes adventure, The Hound of the Baskervilles, is coming to the Newton Cultural Centre in Surrey for performances this Halloween season. Adapted by Steven Canny and John Nicholson, this spoof is a three-man version of the legendary mystery directed by Ellie King for Bad Dog Productions. Starring: Michael Charrois, […]

SPES Saturday: Creatures of the Night

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This post has been contributed by Rebecca Eames, Fundraising and Communications Specialist with 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 […]

Things to do in Vancouver This Weekend

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Rake up the leaves, baste the turkey, and keep your toque on standby as Thanksgiving weekend approaches. Despite the holiday long weekend, there are still plenty of activities to keep you and the family active and entertained over the next few days. From the last screenings at VIFF, to pumpkin patch explorations, corn mazes, and […]

Paramore at the PNE Forum in Vancouver

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Fans will have the chance to see Paramore at the PNE Forum in Vancouver on Wednesday, October 16, 2013 as they set out on their “The Self-Titled Tour” across North America. The eagerly anticipated tour celebrates Paramore’s new album, “PARAMORE,” which debuted at #1 on the SoundScan/Billboard 200 upon its April release. In addition, “PARAMORE” […]

Fort Langley Cranberry Festival

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The 18th annual Fort Langley Cranberry Festival takes place on Saturday, October 12, 2013 around the village of Fort Langley. You can celebrate the history of the cranberry at the festival starting at 8:30am with a pancake breakfast followed by an entire day of family-friendly activities around the region from 10:00am until 4:00pm. The festival […]