Archive for June, 2015

FIFA Women’s World Cup Round of 16

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The Round of 16 quarterfinal matches will soon be underway in host cities across Canada as the FIFA Women’s World Cup competition heats up. After hosting Group C (Japan, Switzerland, Ecuador, Cameroon) at BC Place, Vancouver welcomed fans of the USA and Nigeria on Tuesday as 52,193 spectators packed the stadium, painting the town red, […]

Stanley Park Summer Day Camps for Kids

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The Stanley Park Ecology Society (“SPES”) is piloting Summer Day Camps for 7 to 9 year olds this July and August in Stanley Park. Stanley Park Summer Day Camps for Kids The Day Camps will run Monday to Friday from 8:30am to 4:30pm, rain or shine, and will also offer Camp Care from 4:30pm to […]

10 Father’s Day Events in Vancouver

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For Father’s Day in Vancouver there are fewer brunches and teas like Mother’s Day, but there are still of activities and events around the city that the whole family can enjoy. 10 Father’s Day Events in Vancouver 10. No Driving at Car Free Day on Commercial Drive, around Kitsilano, and on Main Street. 9. Playing […]

Then and Now English Bay

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English Bay beach, popular with locals and tourists, has been a favourite summertime recreation destination for the last century and a half. I had some fun looking around the City of Vancouver Archives to match up some vintage photos with modern day images to show how the area has changed: Then and Now English Bay […]

Strike Out Heart Disease Celebrity Game at Nat Bailey

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The Vancouver Canadians have invited local media personalities (myself included) to step up to the plate at Nat Bailey Stadium on June 24th for the annual Strike Out Heart Disease Celebrity Softball Game. We’ll play in a six-inning ball game at this historic stadium in support of the St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation. I’d like to […]