Archive for the category "cheap fun"

Rio Tinto Alcan Dragon Boat Festival Vancouver 2008

Comments 8 by Rebecca Bollwitt

It sure is a mouthful but North America’s largest multicultural festival is once again taking to the waters of Vancouver. What: Rio Tinto Alcan Dragon Boat Festival featuring food, cooking shows, a marketplace, children’s entertainment and of course the dragon boat races. When: Saturday, June 21, 8 am to 10:30 pm, Sunday, June 22, 8 […]

Vancouver Events and Some Tunes for June 2008

Comments 8 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The only thing that would complete our summer festival and event lineup in Metro Vancouver would be a spot of sunshine. Here’s a quick round up of cheap things do to in Vancouver this month: Saturday June 14th is Joomla! Day Vancouver from 9:30am until 5:00pm at the Library. Tickets are only $25 and if […]

Local and Vancouver Pitch and Putt Golf Guide

Comments 10 by Rebecca Bollwitt

A while back our friend DaveO suggested a grand tour of local and city-run par three golf courses in and around Vancouver. Seeing as how I’ve only played courses in Surrey, and one pitch and putt in Vancouver, I figured this would be an excellent opportunity to play and tell as we go. Here’s a […]

Surrey Canada Day 2008

Comments 14 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The City of Surrey sure isn’t going to live down its 2008 title of Cultural Capital of Canada anytime soon. With so many events and festivals planned here’s another big one for everyone to enjoy. “This celebration has grown to become the largest Canada Day event in Western Canada with attendance in 2007 reaching 90,000 […]

Vancouver Outdoor Pool Guide

Comments 10 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Does anyone remember last summer when the sun decided not to show up and city workers were on strike for months so park facilities, rec centres and pools were all closed? Well banish those sore memories from your minds and get ready for this weekend which is official kick off to outdoor recreation in the […]