Archive for the category "cheap fun"

Hockey Nights in Film at the Vancity Theatre

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I receive updates regularly from the Vancity International Film Centre and often they get me pretty pumped to go out and catch a flick at the lovely Vancity Theatre (currently playing The Godfather II). I just received word of their Hockey Nights in Film and I definitely think any of these movies are worth viewing […]

Free Public Skates in Vancouver During Countdown Week

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

As a part Countdown Week (to the 2010 Games) there will be free public skates at ice rinks around the city over the next few days. Public will receive free admission and a skate rental. Monday, February 16 — Kerrisdale Arena — 3:30 – 5:00 pm Tuesday, February 17 — Sunset Rink — 6:00 – […]

Winterfest Wrap Up and Good Times in Surrey

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I’ve covered dozens of events from film festivals, to tech conferences, interviews with artists, and concerts and each experience is always unique. However, I must say that when working with the City of Surrey, John and I both agree, it’s an absolute pleasure. They’re organized, the staff is accessible, and getting full media access including […]

Winterfest 2009: Opening Ceremonies, March Forth, Eva Avila, Faber Drive and Thornley

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

After a brief presentation about Surrey’s involvement in the 2010 games (including being a stop on the torch’s journey) the evening festivities began here at Winterfest. A funky marching band from Oregon, March Forth, played a quick set that involved dozens of instruments and a fireworks display that had glittery spark cascade down over the […]

Winterfest 2009: Early Afternoon Events

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Stepping of the platform at Surrey Central SkyTrain station you could already feel the bass from the main stage and smell the sweet sugary goodness of mini donuts. Today is Winterfest in Surrey and I’m pleased to be their official blogger — covering events, sharing photos, and inviting everyone to come down to this free […]

Thornley to Play Winterfest in Surrey 2009

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This evening I was able to sit in on the ‘win your way in’ CFOX Uninvited Guest performance with Thornley at the Roxy due to my involvement with tomorrow’s Winterfest in Surrey. Thornley (Ian Thornley, previously of Big Wreck, and his band) will be headlining the concert stage at Winterfest which is entirely free for […]