Archive for October, 2014

Things to do in Vancouver This Weekend

Friday, October 31st, 2014 — 2:28pm PDT
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Photo credit: Ruth Hartnup on Flickr Things to do in Vancouver This Weekend Events that run for longer than three days in a row are highlighted in green below. Friday, October 31, 2014 Trick or Treat Parade at Willowbrook Halloween at Lonsdale Quay Halloween SkyTrain Party Richmond Olympic Oval Halloween Skate Showcase From The Crypt […]

Halloween SkyTrain Party

Friday, October 31st, 2014 — 10:26am PDT
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If you’re out celebrating tonight the wise choice for getting around would be public transit and if you’re up for a party anyway, why not have it right on the SkyTrain? The Vancouver Public Spaces Network (“VPSN”) hosts the Halloween SkyTrain Party for all ghosts and ghouls tonight. Photo credit: VPSN on Flickr What: 9th […]

November Events in Metro Vancouver

Thursday, October 30th, 2014 — 6:14pm PDT
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Leaves disappear from branches, lapels sport poppies, and we cruise into the holiday season with returning festivals and craft markets around the region. This November I invite readers to join me in celebrating 10 years of Miss604 at my anniversary party on November 13th. Two days later, I encourage everyone to vote on Election Day […]

Archive Photos of the Day: On The Job

Thursday, October 30th, 2014 — 10:14am PDT
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I began assembling this collection of photos from the City of Vancouver Archives on Labour Day, hence the theme, and while it didn’t get published then, I still love these “on the job” photos of Vancouver workers throughout the years: 1887: C.P.R. crossing under construction on Cordova between Seymour and Granville Streets. Archives# Can P25. […]

Vancouver History: The Creche

Thursday, October 30th, 2014 — 9:14am PDT
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104 years ago a philanthropic institution in Vancouver offered daycare for the children of working mothers for 10 cents a day. The Creche, first located at 752 Thurlow Street downtown, received children of women who have to go out to work “when their mothers are unable to give them personal care,”1 and it was Canada’s […]

Ballet BC’s 2014-2015 Season

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014 — 3:29pm PDT
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We are so fortunate to live in a city with such an appreciation for the arts and I am thrilled to once again introduce Ballet BC‘s program for the season and to offer up a contest for my readers. Photo by Michael Slobodian courtesy of Ballet BC Ballet BC’s 2014-2015 Season Ballet BC begins its […]