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Rogue Folk Shorefest and the Celebration of Light

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The totally un-canceled Celebration of Light fireworks nightime summer fun extravaganza blitz is upon us once again however this year a new radio station in town is spicing things up a bit. Photo credit: mark.woodbury on Flickr Shore 104 (104.1 on your FM dial) is presenting the Rogue Folk Shorefest, which is a series of […]

Carousel Theatre's Macbeth on Granville Island

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Earlier this month I previewed a few upcoming events that all ages can enjoy for free throughout the city this summer. I’m excited to add to the list Carousel Theatre’s presentation of Macbeth, which will run on the Performance Works Outdoor Stage on Granville Island form July 31st until August 15th. A haunting tragedy of […]

Vancouver's Largest Waterfight 2009

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Photo: gkamin Vancouver’s largest waterfight is happening this Saturday at 1:00pm over at Lumberman’s Arch in Stanley Park. As previously mentioned in my “Ways to Cool Down” blog post last month, it should prove to be an epic event during one of the hottest days of the summer. Who wants to have a waterfight this […]

Link Fest: Free Vancouver Events July 2009

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Since I was out of town last week and I’ll also be heading out to New York on Monday, I won’t be here for some very cool local (and FREE) events. Luckily I can list them all here so that you don’t have to miss out as well. Photo credit: Judy B on Flickr International […]

Metro Vancouver Park Series: Cates Park

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Summer to us means packing up John‘s big blue backpack and heading down to the beach. We walk through forest trails that open up into sprawling sandy shores and rest for hours in the open air. Snacks include fresh fruit and water, while we either read books or use the headphone splitter to enjoy the […]

Rio Tinto Alcan Dragon Boat Festival 2009

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Last year John and I were able to fully cover the Dragon Boat Festival, from land and the water. We’ll be out of town this weekend however it’s a fantastic free event for all happening June 20-21st in False Creek that is definitely worth checking out this year. The races are fun to watch, participants […]