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Mother’s Day Events in Vancouver 2011


Friday, May 6th, 2011 — 2:22pm PDT
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Mother’s Day is coming up Sunday, May 8, 2011 and if you would like to treat that mom in your life to something special, there’s no shortage of activities and events around town. Tourism Vancouver has a great “Top 10” list on their blog including deals from their Tourist in Your Own Town campaign and […]

explorASIAN Festival: Celebrate Asian Heritage Month


Wednesday, May 4th, 2011 — 2:20pm PDT
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The 15th annual explorASIAN Festival is happening around Vancouver in celebration of May being Asian Heritage Month. There are dozens of activities and event happening around Vancouver, Richmond, Surrey, and various communities around the province over the next few weeks. Walk-a-thon for Japan Relief When: Saturday, May 7, 2011 starting at 10:00am Where: Burnaby Lake […]

Keep Vancouver Spectacular


Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011 — 4:59pm PDT
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The City of Vancouver has taken many steps to become green; from bike lanes and rain barrels to composting and recycling initiatives. Throughout the month of May the “Keep Vancouver Spectacular” campaign will bring neighbours together through community litter pick-up campaigns. After the fireworks. Photo credit: Tyler Ingram on Flickr According to the City of […]

ArtStarts Gallery


Friday, April 29th, 2011 — 11:27am PDT
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Earlier this week I had the opportunity to tour ArtStarts on Richards, just off Robson. This is the headquarters of a province-wide not-for-profit program to bring schools together with local artists through performances, programs, and exhibitions. Founded in 1996, ArtStarts programs have reached half a million students each year and in 2006 they became the […]

BC Youth Week 2011


Monday, April 25th, 2011 — 3:25pm PDT
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BC Youth Week 2011 is coming up May 1st through May 7th as our province joins an international movement to promote and involve youth participation in sporting events, music, art, movie nights, community projects, and even random acts of kindness. There are over 20 cities across BC that will be hosting events that include just […]

Vancouver Central Library Sweet 16


Thursday, April 21st, 2011 — 9:33am PDT
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The central branch of the Vancouver Public Library will be celebrating its “Sweet 16” anniversary next month by hosting a late-night, all-ages music and dance party. The coliseum-style building has been an iconic part of downtown Vancouver’s skyline, and has even played a starring role in various TV series and films produced in Hollywood North. […]