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Vancouver Theatre’s Holiday Line-Up 2010

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Last year I rounded up a list of performances from a wide variety of Vancouver theatre companies. Looking at the updates on Twitter, the flyers in stores and restaurants, and the press releases in my inbox, I’m getting excited about several upcoming productions. I absolutely love a night out at the theatre in Vancouver (no […]

Circle Craft Christmas Market 2010

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Circle Craft Christmas Market is one of the most anticipated seasonal events in Vancouver and it returns to the Vancouver Convention Centre November 17th until the 21st. Photo source: Circle Craft on Flickr Row upon row of vendors will display and sell their wares, from childrens’ toys and clothing, to soaps, candles, crafts, jewelry, fibre […]

Gingerbread Creations Competition & Marketplace 2010

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The 2010 Gingerbread Creations Competition & Marketplace is coming up next week (November 12th and 13th) at the Vancouver Hellenic Centre. This annual event features over 70 boutiques offering unique, handmade items from local vendors as well as gingerbread creations (not limited to houses). Photo credit: Stuck in Customs on Flickr I’m fortunate enough to […]

Vancouver 2010 OlymPINK Torch Relay

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Photo credit: John Bollwitt On February 12, 2010 the Olympic Torch Relay will make its way down Denman Street with the torch carried by Judy Caldwell. Judy is the founder of the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation, BC/Yukon Region and spectators are encouraged to come out and support her leg of the relay by wearing pink. […]

Christmas Tree Recycling in Vancouver

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Unfortunately since we’re not allowed to have live or cut trees in our place we’ll just be boxing up the tree again this year. However for those with real live or cut trees, you can dispose of them this weekend through a variety of chipping and recycling events. Photo credit: mrlerone on Flickr Each year […]

Bright Nights in Stanley Park 2009

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This evening I took my niece and nephews on the miniature train at Bright Nights in Stanley Park, which benefits the Burn Fund. Activities include the farmyard, dazzling light displays, a Christmas light recycling station, and of course the miniature train. I haven’t been on that train in at least a decade and I forgot […]