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Christmas in Vancouver: The Vancouver Masters Synchro Movie Sunday


Saturday, December 8th, 2007 — 8:00am PDT
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I’m all about the fundraising here on Miss604, but ya know I’m also all about Ralphie. That’s right, little Ralphie from A Christmas Story who wants, “an official Red Ryder, carbine action, two-hundred shot range model air rifle, with a compass in the stock and ‘this thing’ which tells time.” It’s the lovable cinematic Christmas […]

Christmas in Vancouver: Light Up Parade – Aldergrove


Monday, November 19th, 2007 — 10:00am PDT
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You know when I say “Vancouver” I mean Metro Vancouver and surrounding townships right? Who doesn’t a love a good ol’ parade? This year Aldergrove will be hosting the “Light Up Parade” on the evening of December 8th, down Fraser Highway. What: Light Up Parade When: Saturday December 8, 2007 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm Where: […]

Christmas in Vancouver: Canada Place


Sunday, November 18th, 2007 — 8:00am PDT
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Canada Place is good for something other than IMAX movies and taking scenic photos of the North Shore – there are usually some pretty neat seasonal events taking place inside and out. This year they are serving up a plethora of activities for the kiddies while supporting an excellent cause. Christmas @ Canada Place will […]

Christmas in Vancouver: Holiday Trains


Wednesday, November 14th, 2007 — 5:00am PDT
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Truth be told, these post should be themed “Christmas in Metro Vancouver” as well as “Holiday Time” as I’ll be featuring seasonal activities of many denominations, for various cities in the region. The tale of two trains; Surrey’s Bear Creek Park and Stanley Park’s miniature railway. North Pole Express Train in Bear Creek Park, Surrey […]

Christmas in Vancouver: Santa Claus Parade


Tuesday, November 13th, 2007 — 9:00am PDT
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In honor of my friends who already have their houses decorated with trees in place, and my mother who also loves the season, I’m beginning a segment: Christmas in Vancouver. As John and I are leaving the country this coming Saturday we’re going to be missing out on quite a bit, just within the week […]

Guide to Vancouver Area Rinks and Ice Skating


Tuesday, November 6th, 2007 — 6:00am PDT
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When I head out the door to make my trek to work these days I immediately take in the fresh fall air then exhale, making ghosts with my breath. It’s November – ALREADY and nothing says “winter activity” like hitting the local ice rink. Due to the recent civic strike that spanned summer and parts […]