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Bowen Island Steamship Days 2012

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Bowen Island is just a quick ferry ride from Horseshoe Bay but it’s a great way to escape the city and enjoy the coastal scenes of Howe Sound. If you needed more of an excuse to visit, the Bowen Island Steamship Days festival is on now. 1946 – The Lady Alexandra approaches the dock on […]

Illuminares Lantern Festival 2012

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The 24th Illuminares Lantern Festival is a unique, creative, family-friendly evening presented by the Public Dreams Society and it returns to Trout Lake this month. Head to Trout Lake (John Hendry Park at Victoria Drive & East 15th) on Saturday, July 21st to pick up a lantern or attend a workshop where you can make […]

Lunch Meet Vancouver

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Last week Vancouver Public Spaces Network and Space2Place hosted their first Lunch Meet. An immediate success, trending city-wide on Twitter, this free outdoor event will take place every Thursday in July. The concept is simple, head to the 300 block of Abbott Street (at Cordova) anytime between 11:30am and 1:30pm to meet a neighbour, eat […]

Khatsahlano Music & Art Festival 2012

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Khatsahlano! Music + Art Festival is Vancouver’s biggest free outdoor music event and they’re ramping up to bring a full line-up to six stages along West 4th this month. They’ll have over 30 of the city’s top talent at the 10-block street fair this month. What A festival with entertainment, a massive garage sale, participation […]