Archive for the category "cheap fun"

Crazy Hair Egg Hunt from Toni & Guy


Thursday, April 2nd, 2009 — 2:00pm PST
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I’m a sucker for a scavenger hunt and this one around Vancouver (downtown & Kitsilano) is right up my alley. On Saturday April 11th you can search for 40 decorated eggs (all with crazy hair styles) as a part of the Toni & Guy Crazy Hair Egg Hunt. Inside the eggs you’ll find chocolates and […]

Metro Vancouver Park Series: Minnekhada Regional Park


Tuesday, March 31st, 2009 — 11:00am PST
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Our pal John Biehler has great ideas for photowalks, which are meetups where everyone bring a camera and takes photos of what they see along the way. He’s had the brilliant idea of getting away from the downtown core for these events and recently ventured out to Minnekhada Park a few times. After seeing his […]

Orange Day by the Union Gospel Mission


Monday, March 30th, 2009 — 9:52am PST
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From March 27th until April 10th the Union Gospel Mission wants to encourage you to get outside, explore Vancouver, your neighbourhood, and your local parks. Photo credit: UGM on Flickr Take a walk (instead of filling up the car with gas) and head to the market (in place of going out for that big fancy […]

Vancouver Giants Playoffs 2009


Monday, March 23rd, 2009 — 8:00am PST
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2007 banner raising Our WHL hockey club didn’t climb its way to the top of the BC Division this year — the Vancouver Giants pretty much dominated the 2008-2009 season with 57 wins and only 12 losses (2 in overtime). In fact, they clinched their playoff spot faster than any other WHL team in history. […]

Spring Break Activities 2009


Tuesday, March 17th, 2009 — 8:56am PST
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It’s currently Spring Break in Vancouver for most school-goers and even though it’s grey and blustery there are still many activities around town that are fun for the entire family. Vancouver Aquarium A staple of Vancouver attractions and education, the Vancouver Aquarium has events and performances planned each day this week including appearances by Bobs […]

CelticFest Vancouver 2009


Friday, March 13th, 2009 — 8:00am PST
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Looking back, it seems the last time I wrote about CelticFest was in 2007 so I’m not sure what happened in 2008 but it may have involved a kilt and several pints of Guinness. The official kick off to this multi-day event was on Wednesday but there’s more in store this weekend including the parade […]