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Canada Ice Dance Theatre Free Family Skate

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Grab the family and head down to the West End Community Centre rink (870 Denman Street) January 3rd from 11:00am until 1:00pm for a free skating event with Canada Ice Dance Theatre. “Canada Ice Dance Theatre (CIDT) is a non-profit organization that teaches children and adults to skate.” Rentals will be available as well as […]

Tobogganing and Sledding in Vancouver

Comments 14 by Rebecca Bollwitt

On official snow days we’d get packed into our snowsuits, pull our socks up past the top of our boots and put on so many sweaters it was an impossible feat to put your arms down flat at your side. With the ‘swish swish’ of our snowsuits being the only sound in the neighbourhood as […]

Tuesday Night Link Fest: Surrey Christmas Edition

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Seeing as how we’ll be spending Christmas in Surrey before heading out to Iowa to ring in 2009 here’s a link fest with a bit of Surrey flare. Shelter beds are open in Surrey – to lend a hand call The Front Room (604) 589-7777 [Leader] A third of re-planted trees in the extremely sensitive […]

Rogers Santa Claus Parade 2008

Comments 8 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Tomorrow (December 7th) at 1:00pm the downtown core will be filled with floats, music, and a visit from the big guy himself during the Rogers Santa Claus Parade. Photo credit: w_yvr on Flickr There’s always quite the crowd (rain or shine) so you may want to stake out your spot a bit early. Photo credit: […]

Bear Creek Park Christmas Train

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

In just two days the Bear Creek Park Christmas Train will ride again for this holiday season. From December 6th until January 4th you and the kiddies can ride this miniature railroad through the woods, in and out of tunnels, and around lighted paths and decorations. From Tourism Surrey’s “Top 12 Things to Do in […]

Reshaping Vancouver Five Minutes at a Time

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

A few weeks ago I got the heads up about re:place Magazine. It’s an amazing local site that shares stories, thoughts, discussions and ideals about Vancouver’s ever-changing urban landscape. Mission Statement: To be a forum for discussion on relevant issues pertaining to Greater Vancouver’s public spaces and urban landscape. To educate citizens about the workings […]