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Metro Vancouver Park Series: Hume Park


Friday, April 27th, 2012 — 1:19pm PDT
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This morning I asked my Twitter followers for suggestions for my Metro Vancouver Park Series, a collection of posts that has been put together by guest authors, reader suggestions, and through my personal experiences. @MaryAnnMcKenzie responded: “Hume Park in New West. Fields, playground & water park at top level + cool trails & secret places […]

Hibulb Cultural Center


Thursday, April 26th, 2012 — 5:18pm PDT
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The Hibulb Cultural Center & Natural History Preserve, located a short drive north from Seattle, opened to the public in August of 2011. The 23,000 square foot facility serves as a museum and education centre for the natural heritage of the Snohomish, Snoqualmie and Skykomish peoples along with other allied tribes and bands. Through artifacts, […]

YWCA Women of Distinction Awards 2012: Connecting the Community


Thursday, April 26th, 2012 — 10:04am PDT
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The nominees for the 2012 YWCA’s Women of Distinction Awards have been announced with 71 women recognized in 11 categories including arts and culture, education and training, health and wellness, young woman of distinction, and more. Tickets are now on sale for the 29th annual awards ceremony that will take place May 24th and until […]

LEGO Store Vancouver at Oakridge


Wednesday, April 25th, 2012 — 3:46pm PDT
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LEGO, those lovable inter-locking blocks we fell in love with as children, has opened up a shop in Oakridge Centre and they will be celebrating with an official Grand Opening event from May 4th to 6th. 2009 – Lego Store Keychains by lLikePi on Flickr Where: West Galleria, Oakridge Centre (650 West 41st) When: Friday, […]

Playland Open for 2012 Season


Wednesday, April 25th, 2012 — 9:59am PDT
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Fire up the carousel and get the Crazy Beach Party spinning, Playland is opening up for the 2012 season this weekend. From April 28th until June 24th the amusement park will be open Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays from 10:00am to 6:00pm with Monday to Friday admission starting June 15th. Last year Playland added the Atmosfear […]

Athletics for Kids Gala 2012: Wrap-Up


Tuesday, April 24th, 2012 — 12:38pm PDT
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Athletics for Kids (“A4K”) hosted their 10th annual Vegas Night fundraising gala on Friday, March 30th at the Hollyburn Country Club in West Vancouver. Hundreds of guests were in attendance to support the cause, enjoy a silent and live auction, and catch a few amateur boxers square off in the dining room’s centre ring. Photos […]