Archive for the category "christmas"

Christmas Tree Recycling in Vancouver

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

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

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

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 […]

Santa at GE Plaza Robson Square

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This afternoon I headed over to GE Plaza (at Robson Square) for an interview with a news agency. While the reporter and I were standing next to the rink watching the ice get resurfaced, Santa moseyed on by and his helper asked if we wanted to get our pictures taken. Once the interview was complete, […]

Ice Cream for the Holidays

Comments 74 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The snow has stopped falling outside and although a cool treat may be the last thing on your wind-chilled mind, I have a something sweet to offer a few readers that just might warm up their day. Ben & Jerry’s has given me 5 pints of ice cream to give away in the hopes that […]

Nutcracker Ballet Ticket Giveaway

Comments 105 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Goh Ballet is presenting the world premiere of The Nutcracker December 17th to 20th, 2009 at the Centre for Performing Arts in Vancouver. Featuring Principal Dancers from The National Ballet of Canada and the choreography of Anna-Marie Holmes, it’s great to see another Christmas classic coming to a Vancouver stage this season. The performance […]