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West End Cultural Festival 2009

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The West End Cultural Festival is taking place Saturday August 8th over at Gordon Neighbourhood House. Back in 2007 Keira and I went to the West End Block Party and had a really fun afternoon of exploring, playing games, eating snacks, and checking out garage sales. This year the community celebration is expanding. The event […]

Cloverdale Flea Market

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The following guest post was contributed by Naomi and Ryan of to be, inspired. I’ve been going to the Cloverdale Flea Market for the past 10 years. It’s located right next to the Cloverdale Horse Track and costs a dollar to get in – totally worth it. If you like to people watch, this is […]

BC Day Long Weekend 2009 – Close to Home

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The August long weekend is notorious for beach blanket parties, backyard barbecues, and swimming in lakes, however if you’re sticking around town here are some fun-in-the-sun activities to keep you entertained. Photo credit: qousqous on Flickr Saturday, August 1st is Ridge Meadows Heritage Day. China takes to the skies with their pyrotechnics as a part […]

BC Cultural Crawl 2009

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The 8th annual BC Cultural Crawl kicks off this weekend from Barkerville to Victoria, Cranbrook to Comox. The goal of the cultural crawl is to highlight community art events around our province which are happening every day throughout the month of August. Here’s a sample lineup of events happening across the province on BC Day, […]

Mountain Equiqment Co-op Big Chop Summer Paddle Series

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It’s pretty much official that this is my summer of kayaking. This afternoon I’ll be heading out on the ocean once again to paddle through waves with the MEC Big Chop Summer Paddle Series. The Big Chop is a 10 race series happening Thursday evenings this summer, starting out in Vanier Park on the shores […]

International Bog Days at Burns Bog

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Next Sunday is the 18th annual International Bog Days celebration and to get in the spirit, Burns Bog in Delta is hosting a festival including entertainment, food, exhibits, and interpretive tours. “International Bog Days are happening, once again, this summer on July 25th and 26th, 2009. International Bog Day began in Scotland 13 years ago […]