Archive for the category "Cheap Fun"

Illuminate Yaletown 2009

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I know that seeing a post with the word “Yaletown” included in my “Cheap Things to Do” category may seem a bit out of the ordinary to some but next weekend’s Illuminate Yaletown proves that the days of Vancouver’s free family-friendly events for all are not quite a thing of the past. Photo credit: bigsnit […]

Hockey Nights in Film at the Vancity Theatre

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I receive updates regularly from the Vancity International Film Centre and often they get me pretty pumped to go out and catch a flick at the lovely Vancity Theatre (currently playing The Godfather II). I just received word of their Hockey Nights in Film and I definitely think any of these movies are worth viewing […]

Free Public Skates in Vancouver During Countdown Week

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

As a part Countdown Week (to the 2010 Games) there will be free public skates at ice rinks around the city over the next few days. Public will receive free admission and a skate rental. Monday, February 16 — Kerrisdale Arena — 3:30 – 5:00 pm Tuesday, February 17 — Sunset Rink — 6:00 – […]

Winterfest Wrap Up and Good Times in Surrey

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I’ve covered dozens of events from film festivals, to tech conferences, interviews with artists, and concerts and each experience is always unique. However, I must say that when working with the City of Surrey, John and I both agree, it’s an absolute pleasure. They’re organized, the staff is accessible, and getting full media access including […]

Winterfest 2009: Opening Ceremonies, March Forth, Eva Avila, Faber Drive and Thornley

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

After a brief presentation about Surrey’s involvement in the 2010 games (including being a stop on the torch’s journey) the evening festivities began here at Winterfest. A funky marching band from Oregon, March Forth, played a quick set that involved dozens of instruments and a fireworks display that had glittery spark cascade down over the […]