Archive for the category "cheap things to do"

Chip's Not Dead Yet Memorial Mile – Update

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Photo credit: UrbanMixer The Chip’s Not Dead Yet Memorial Mile is only a few weeks away and things are heating up for this fun run. Way back in February you were asked to save the date for this special event that benefits the BC Childrens’ Hospital and as we get closer to the starting line […]

Ways to Cool Down in Vancouver This Summer

Comments 13 by Rebecca Bollwitt

That’s right, I’m talking about the weather in Vancouver and I won’t be mentioning rain at all. This time it’s all about the extremely warm record-breaking sunshine that’s been blanketing the Lower Mainland over the last week or so. To help everyone who might be looking for a way to bring down their temperature while […]

Car Free Vancouver Day 2009

Comments 7 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Sunday June 14th is Car Free Day in Vancouver Day with festivals and street parties happening in four neigbourhoods. Photo credit: Rob__ on Flickr The festival came out of the original 2005 car-free day on Commerical Drive, which lead to two events in 2006, another in 2007, and in 2008 we had the first city-wide […]

Great Pedalheads Treasure Hunt at Jericho Beach

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Even though I’m down in San Francisco the emails about events around Vancouver have still been pouring in so here’s a quick heads up for a fun activity happening tomorrow. Photo credit: Adrie Mooi on Flickr / AdrieMooi.nl Bring the family to Jericho Beach on Sunday May 31st for the Great PedalheadsTM Treasure Hunt. It’s […]

The Great Blue Herons of Stanley Park Walk

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

For the last five years I’ve been writing about Stanley Park (beyond the sea wall) and one of my trusted information sources has always been the Stanley Park Ecology Society. They’ve hosted fun events like the winter humbug hike, were a great resource when I did my coyote sighting map, run programs like Ivy Busters, […]

Stanley Park Pitch and Putt

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Being a golfer over the last dozen years or so I love the driving range and hitting up the big courses however there’s just something relaxing about heading out to the local pitch and putt. Your skill level doesn’t need to be up to par (nor does your wallet need to be stuffed) in order […]