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Whalley Community Festival 2009


Friday, June 19th, 2009 — 9:30am PST
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The 11th Annual Whalley Community Festival is happening this Saturday from 10:00am until 6:00pm. There’s no shortage of activities happening this weekend, from the Ride to Conquer Cancer, to Chip’s Not Dead Yet, and Vancouver’s first ChangeCamp however, this one’s special for me. I’m proud of my hometown, and to say that I’m a former […]

Metro Vancouver Park Series: Belcarra Regional Park


Thursday, June 18th, 2009 — 2:14pm PST
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I was inspired to create an entry for my Metro Vancouver Park Series after my recent kayaking trip so here’s what you’ll need to know about exploring Belcarra. Metrics: 1,100 hectares (2,718 acres) with 22 km of hiking trails and 9.5kms of bike trails. Lake Sasamat – Photo credit: jkaneda on Flickr How to Get […]

Metropolis at Metrotown's Dinosaurs Unearthed


Wednesday, June 17th, 2009 — 5:21pm PST
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The new Dinosaurs Unearthed exhibit at Metropolis at Metrotown is designed to inform and entertain kids and adults alike throughout these school-free summer months. I stopped by recently with my sister and my nephews to check things out and take their free guided tour. We started off at the Grand Court (where I have previously […]

Vancouver Canadians Girls of Summer


Tuesday, June 16th, 2009 — 10:00am PST
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The Vancouver Canadians are hoping to increase engagement with the ladies at the baseball diamond with their Girls of Summer campaign. “This year, we have developed an entire marketing strategy that speaks to women who are looking for fun, safe and affordable entertainment experience”, says Andy Dunn, President, Vancouver Canadians. “Whether they are coming to […]

Skateboard Week in Vancouver


Monday, June 15th, 2009 — 6:11pm PST
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Photo credit: uncleweed on Flickr It is officially “Skateboard Week in Vancouver” according to a proclamation made by the Vancouver Park Board on behalf of the City. I remember the days when Vancouver outdoor staircases, plazas, fountains, and buildings were being retrofitted with skateboard-proof knobs and bumps. My, how we’ve come a long way. “Skateboarding […]

New Westminster 150 Heritage Trolley Tour


Monday, June 15th, 2009 — 10:00am PST
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It’s New Westminster’s 150th anniversary so they’re celebrating with events and activities throughout the year. Yesterday while out and about for my third annual Sapperton Days adventure I found out about a heritage trolley tour taking place next weekend. Six trolleys will be running around town on Saturday, June 20th and you can hop on/hop […]