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Public Salon May 2012: Win Tickets

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The next Public Salon in Vancouver will be taking place May 16th as experts, thinkers, innovators, and leaders of their field are invited to the stage at the Vancouver Playhouse. They will each get a few minutes to share a piece of their world with an audience and present on a variety of topics. Speakers […]

Rick Hansen Celebration 25

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The Rick Hansen 25th Anniversary Relay has been making its way across Canada for the last 250 days with over 7,000 Canadians participating as medal-bearers. The relay is currently in Kelowna and will wind up in Vancouver on May 22nd where the Rick Hansen Celebration 25 event will wrap up this accomplishment in style. What: […]

Surrey Party for the Planet 2012: Photos

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Last night the City of Surrey kicked off their two-day Party for the Planet, the largest Earth Day celebration in Western Canada. With a focus on free family fun, this major city event with an eco-friendly twist has already attracted thousands. The Energy Dance Tent was particularly popular with live DJs spinning and dance groups […]

Obscura Day 2012

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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 […]

Metro Vancouver Park Series: Hume Park

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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

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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, […]