Archive for the category "cheap fun"

Halloween Ghost Train and Festival in Surrey


Friday, September 28th, 2007 — 9:54am PDT
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Due ot the civic strike in Vancouver, Stanley Park is canceling their annual Ghost Train that usually operates during the fall. I would highly recommend one of my “Best of 604” picks as an alternative: The Bear Creek Park Train. Sure it’s located all the way out there in Surrey, but let’s just add that […]

The Best of 604: Family Edition


Monday, September 24th, 2007 — 7:33am PDT
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The annual “Best of Vancouver” issue of The Georgia Straight left me wanting more and had some of my readers saying wondering just what we’ve done to deserve Nickelback as a top band in our city? Because of this, I’ve decided to follow in the footsteps of the MaGoggy‘s and create my own awards, the […]

West End Summer Block Party


Thursday, August 9th, 2007 — 4:35pm PDT
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I advertised this event last year although we didn’t end up going… someone also criticized it for being “only 3 hours long” but if it’s 3 hours of fun times in the neighbourhood, I’m game. Gordon Neighbourhood House is holding its 9th annual West End Summer Block Party and 65th Birthday Celebration on Saturday August […]

Heading East


Friday, August 3rd, 2007 — 7:14am PDT
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We stopped by Corinna‘s briefly the other night and she made a comment about how she didn’t know we were leaving town because I hadn’t blogged it yet. So here is the mandatory ‘we’re going away’ post. I’m super excited about going on a mini-trip with John tonight. After his long day up the coast […]

100 Days of Summer – Blogging


Sunday, July 29th, 2007 — 5:00am PDT
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No, actually blogging is NOT on Tourism Vancouver’s 100 Days of Summer fun guide, although it should be – I’m having a BLAST! Okay, well I don’t have enough energy for full “blast” status right now… how about a hoot? Yes, I’m having a hoot. July 30 – Cypress – Picnic in Cypress Provincial Park […]

Beer B.S.


Saturday, July 28th, 2007 — 7:30pm PDT
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Contributed by Alanah It’s the early evening on a lovely Vancouver Island Saturday, and I think to myself, “What could be more fun than reading Rebecca’s Blogathon posts as she struggles through 24 hours of charitable goodness?” And then it occurred to me… “I know what would be more fun: giving Rebecca a hard time […]