Archive for the category "cheap things to do"

Car Free Day in Vancouver Summer 2008


Thursday, April 10th, 2008 — 10:37am PDT
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Last year I didn’t get out to every festival, parade, or community event however the ones I did attend like the West End’s Block Party were pretty darn fun. Over on Commercial Drive they’ve been closing off the road and celebrating the community on foot (for a single day without vehicles) for several years. In […]

Thursday Morning Link Fest: Long Weekend Warmup


Thursday, March 20th, 2008 — 8:07am PDT
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I think the last time I only posted a single post within a 48 hour period was either when we were in Iowa last fall or some time in 2006. This cough, cold, insomnia and crippling fever have really thrown me for a loop, however I’m on the road to recovery just in time for […]

BC Youth Week


Thursday, March 13th, 2008 — 11:20am PDT
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In my formative teenage years, I was involved in almost anything under the sun. I was one of the school’s yearbook editors, on the student council, sports council, played 5 sports and was a part of Encounters Canada Youth Ambassadors. Later on I had the chance to work with children and younger teens, which lead […]

Surrey Youth Band Jam and Skate


Monday, March 3rd, 2008 — 9:35pm PDT
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My Surrey touchstone in the blog world, Paul, sent along a Facebook invite to the following event that made me (almost) get up and do the chicken dance. “Bring your friends and kick it old style as we bring back Stardust Roller Skating! Battle of the Bands, vote for your favorite! Dance demonstrations, roller skating, […]

Granville Island Market Adventure


Saturday, March 1st, 2008 — 5:33pm PDT
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For the first time in a while we spent the day focused on ourselves and since John was down and out with strep throat on our actual anniversary we just did what we wanted and had no further commitments all day. Photo Credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr After brunch in English Bay we strolled over […]

Canucks Open Practice 2008


Thursday, February 21st, 2008 — 5:00am PDT
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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 […]

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