Archive for the category "cheap fun"

Canucks Open Practice 2008

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

With ticket prices up in the clouds at least the Canucks organization comes up with a handful of fun, family-oriented events each year that are low-dough or entirely free. This Sunday, February 24th, the Canucks will host the annual Open Practice. Fans will have the opportunity to watch their favourite Canucks players take to the […]

BC Rockies Deaf Hockey Club VS Canucks Alumni

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

One of the highlights of my year in 2007 was meeting some members of the Canucks Alumni hockey team in North Vancouver. Dave Babych, Cliff Ronning and of course, GINO! It’s always fun to watch the stars you’ve admired over the years, those you grew up watching, and the local guys that made the Canucks […]

Gung Hay Fat Choy, Honey

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I’ve almost completely left the Chinese New Year celebrations slip by me this year. Today at 12:00pm (about 20 mins ago) the parade kicked of in Chinatown, starting at Pender and Carrall, “it travels northbound on Pender, east on Gore, south on Keefer and ends at Carall.” [News1130] Photo credit: SqueakyMarmot on Flickr Vancouver has […]

Half Snow Half Sun Stanley Park Walk

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s been so long since John and I had some down time, just the two of us, and with the sun shining today (at least downtown) we headed to our favourite place, just a short walk away. Winter Beach – Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr 10 minutes turned into 5 hours as we explored […]

A Night on Granville

Comments 9 by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s not what you think, we went home well before the doors to Tonic and Caprice opened up and line ups grew around the corner (although there were only 10 people inside). This evening after work some folks headed out to Wings for happy hour and a couple well-deserved brews. Five people, five pounds of […]