Archive for July, 2016

Surrey Fusion Festival 2016

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

There’s a reason why Surrey Fusion Festival has won an international award for Best Festival, it really is a highlight of summer, where dozens of cultures come together with music, dance, food, and fun for the whole family. Surrey Fusion Festival Where: Saturday, July 23 & Sunday, July 24, 2016 from 11:00am to 10:00pm When: […]

Take Off Fridays at YVR Airport Summer 2016

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Take Off Fridays are back at YVR Airport this summer, with free family fun at the best airport on the continent! Take Off Fridays at YVR The 7th annual summer celebration will kick off Friday, July 8th and run every Friday until August 26th from 9:00am to 3:00pm. Enjoy delicious treats and lunch specials from […]

Kids Plaza at Carnaval del Sol

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The biggest Latin festival in the Pacific Northwest, Carnaval de Sol, is happening July 9th and 10th at Concord Pacific Place. This is a free, family-friendly event with live music, art, dance, sports, and poetry in celebration of Latin American Culture. Bringing together more than 350 artists from different Latin American countries, a big part […]

Burns Bog Fire

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On Sunday afternoon, smoke billowed from Burns Bog, a 3,500 hectare ombrotrophic peat bog in Delta. It could be seen from the Fraser Valley to the North Shore, with ash falling in Delta and Surrey, and many Vancouverites (myself included) woke in the wee hours of the morning due to an overwhelming wildfire smell Downtown. […]