Archive for the category "christmas"

Intangible Christmas Gifts for 2008

Comments 9 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This year it’s not so much gadgets when it comes to gift-giving as people are spending more on the intangibles such as charitable donations, volunteering, and spending more time with loved ones. If you’d like to give a meaningful gift to someone this season here are some suggestions: Photo credit: Derek Miller on Flickr Adopt […]

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 […]

Robson Street For the Holidays

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Living in the West End we often try to avoid Robson street, except when it comes to taking the bus to and from destinations. We prefer the tree-covered strolls of the side streets to the hustle and bustle of tourists, shoppers, students, and those in much more of a hurry than us. That’s not to […]

The Christmas Tree Hunt

Comments 4 by Jennifer Miles

One of my favourite memories as a girl was picking out our Christmas tree. This only happened every 5 or 6 years though as we would get a live tree which we placed in a massive pot, decorated, cared for until after Christmas and then planted in our backyard until the following year when we […]

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 […]