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Halloween Events in Vancouver 2009

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Halloween 2009 is creeping up way too quickly however there are plenty of ways to enjoy the season with many activities around town. I have a feeling that this list will grow over the next week or so but for now here are a few Halloween events to check out, starting today: Photo credit: beebe_library […]

Stories from Gwaii Haanas at the Vancouver Aquarium

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver Aquarium started a speaker series in September called “From Earth to Ocean, Stories from Gwaii Haanas“. It is free, open to the public, and presented in partnership with Parks Canada. Photo credit: popejon2 on Flickr Parks Canada has identified the waters around Gwaii Haanas National Park Reserve and Haida Heritage Site (Queen Charlotte […]

Movies for Mommies Vancouver

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

After seven years in Vancouver the nation-wide program, Movies for Mommies, is on the move and its new home will be the Rio on Broadway (near Commercial Drive). Movies for Mommies is an afternoon out with babies in tow that allow mothers to socialize and also catch the latest Hollywood blockbusters in a comfortable environment. […]

Halloween Train Rides 2009

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Well, it’s mid-October and I have no idea how that happened. As the time has been whizzing past me lately I suddenly realized that we’re half way to Halloween. This means pumpkin patches, haunted trolley tours, Fright Nights and Halloween train rides at Stanley Park and Bear Creek Park. Photo credit: ri.co on Flickr Stanley […]

LiveCity Vancouver 2010 Public Live Sites

Comments 8 by Rebecca Bollwitt

LiveCity for the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Games is the name for the public celebration sites that will be hosted around downtown Vancouver. Back in March cutbacks were announced but today the City revealed that it’s all about the party. LiveCity Vancouver includes two dynamic celebration sites in downtown Vancouver that will be open to the […]