Archive for the category "cheap things to do"

Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival


Monday, April 13th, 2009 — 10:10am PST
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I love this time of year in the city. The grey and dreary winter days are behind us and although the rain still showers down every few days (or for a few days on end) it just makes everything so lush, green, and full of life. Walking up from Burrard SkyTrain the other night I […]

Flip N Comedy Show Against Gang Violence Tonight


Thursday, April 9th, 2009 — 12:00pm PST
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I’ve been able to experience the humour of Patrick Maliha and Art Factora weekly during my appearances on Talk14010am’s Afternoon Buzz so I’m happy to promote a show in which they are both performing tonight… for the sake of the kids! What: Flip N Comedy Show Against Gang Violence Where: Lafflines Comedy Club (26-4th Street, […]

Barclay Heritage Square Photowalk


Sunday, April 5th, 2009 — 6:22pm PST
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I took full advantage of the Orange Day initiative today and went on two photowalks in lovely public spaces in New Westminster and downtown Vancouver. This morning there was brunch at the Quay along the Fraser River with my mother and later this afternoon John and I roamed around Barclay Heritage Square in Vancouver’s West […]

Crazy Hair Egg Hunt from Toni & Guy


Thursday, April 2nd, 2009 — 2:00pm PST
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I’m a sucker for a scavenger hunt and this one around Vancouver (downtown & Kitsilano) is right up my alley. On Saturday April 11th you can search for 40 decorated eggs (all with crazy hair styles) as a part of the Toni & Guy Crazy Hair Egg Hunt. Inside the eggs you’ll find chocolates and […]

Metro Vancouver Park Series: Minnekhada Regional Park


Tuesday, March 31st, 2009 — 11:00am PST
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Our pal John Biehler has great ideas for photowalks, which are meetups where everyone bring a camera and takes photos of what they see along the way. He’s had the brilliant idea of getting away from the downtown core for these events and recently ventured out to Minnekhada Park a few times. After seeing his […]

Orange Day by the Union Gospel Mission


Monday, March 30th, 2009 — 9:52am PST
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From March 27th until April 10th the Union Gospel Mission wants to encourage you to get outside, explore Vancouver, your neighbourhood, and your local parks. Photo credit: UGM on Flickr Take a walk (instead of filling up the car with gas) and head to the market (in place of going out for that big fancy […]