Archive for the category "christmas"

Adopt-a-Family at the Surrey Christmas Bureau

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

A post on Twitter yesterday asked: “Interested in volunteering or adopting a family this Christmas?” If so, the Surrey Christmas Bureau wants to hear from you. The Surrey Christmas Bureau assists hundreds of low-income families with children under the age of 16. Through the Hamper and Adopt-A-Family programs these families receive food certificates, toys, gifts, […]

Vancouver Christmas Market 2011

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Click here for 2012 information Pumpkins are ripening in the fields and the candy corn bins are filling up at the grocery stores. However, I just received word that the Vancouver Christmas Market will be returning to the Queen Elizabeth Theatre plaza this year. What Outdoor German-style market with pine trees, over 45 vendors, live […]

Where to Recycle Your Christmas Tree

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

2011-2012 events can be found in an updated post. After ringing in the new year many Vancouverites will be looking to dispose of their live, cut Christmas trees. Thanks to several services around the region, you can get your tree tossed and chipped for little or no cost. Photo credit: DerekL1963 on Flickr UBC Botanical […]

White Spot Christmas Lunch for Charity

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

For more than a decade White Spot employees at the Richmond Centre and Kingsway locations have given up their Christmas mornings and afternoons to remain open and dedicate their workday to two great causes. Photo credit: Derek K Miller on Flickr Locations: White Spot Richmond Centre – Unit 1902 – 6551 No. 3 Road, Richmond, […]

Capilano Mall Gift Cards

Comments 70 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I’ve been branching out with my Christmas shopping this year and enjoying retail experiences from downtown to Richmond. Another option for picking up gifts this week is Capilano Mall in North Vancouver. Anchored by Sears, Walmart, and Visions Electronics, it also has specialty stores, brand names, and a popular food court for shoppers and local […]