Atlas Obscura Day is an annual event that happens around the globe as quirky, strange, and usual attractions open their doors and share their stories. While many of the activities are already sold out for the April 28th event, the celebration of exceptional and alluring spaces and places can provide ideas for future visits. In […]
Archive for the category "BC"
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 […]
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, […]
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, 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, […]
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 […]