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Christmas in Vancouver: Canada Place

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Canada Place is good for something other than IMAX movies and taking scenic photos of the North Shore – there are usually some pretty neat seasonal events taking place inside and out. This year they are serving up a plethora of activities for the kiddies while supporting an excellent cause. Christmas @ Canada Place will […]

Christmas in Vancouver: Holiday Trains

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Truth be told, these post should be themed “Christmas in Metro Vancouver” as well as “Holiday Time” as I’ll be featuring seasonal activities of many denominations, for various cities in the region. The tale of two trains; Surrey’s Bear Creek Park and Stanley Park’s miniature railway. North Pole Express Train in Bear Creek Park, Surrey […]

Christmas in Vancouver: Santa Claus Parade

Comments 11 by Rebecca Bollwitt

In honor of my friends who already have their houses decorated with trees in place, and my mother who also loves the season, I’m beginning a segment: Christmas in Vancouver. As John and I are leaving the country this coming Saturday we’re going to be missing out on quite a bit, just within the week […]

Guide to Vancouver Area Rinks and Ice Skating

Comments 9 by Rebecca Bollwitt

When I head out the door to make my trek to work these days I immediately take in the fresh fall air then exhale, making ghosts with my breath. It’s November – ALREADY and nothing says “winter activity” like hitting the local ice rink. Due to the recent civic strike that spanned summer and parts […]

Vancouver Community Centre Deals

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

They’re BACK! I’m pretty excited to know that I can soon go ice skating on Thursday afternoons for the Twonie skate at the West End CC. Although it will take a while to get the ice rinks setup, various community centres around the city are offering specials, after being closed for several months due to […]