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Easter Activities in Metro Vancouver 2011


Tuesday, April 19th, 2011 — 9:49am PDT
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Easter is coming up this weekend and whether you celebrate its religious meaning or simply enjoy those irresistible Mini-Eggs, it’s a great time to get together with family and (hopefully) enjoy some sunshine. There are a few events scheduled around Metro Vancouver to help get in the springtime spirit. Photo credit: splorp on Flickr Surrey […]

Lonsdale Quay 25th Anniversary


Thursday, April 14th, 2011 — 1:30pm PDT
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The Lonsdale Quay opened its doors for the first time April 12, 1986. To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Quay (including the market, shops, bus loop and Sea Bus terminal) they’re hosting two days of free family-friendly events this weekend. Photo credit: Urban Shore, Urban Shore on Flickr Activities include a bouncy castle, face-painting, […]

April 2011 Events in Metro Vancouver


Thursday, April 14th, 2011 — 9:36am PDT
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Although the month is almost half over, there is still plenty happening around Metro Vancouver as we move into warmer weather and playoff season. The following events have been contributed by readers through my contact form. Photo credit: rbtwhite on Flickr Fundraising events for Japan are all listed over on this post. Thursday, April 14, […]

WE: Vancouver 12 Manifestos at the Vancouver Art Gallery


Tuesday, April 5th, 2011 — 11:40am PDT
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The Vancouver Art Gallery is hosting several special exhibits and events throughout the next few months in honor of Vancouver’s 125th birthday (which is tomorrow, April 6th). Source: Vancouver Art Gallery Exhibits Until May 2011: WE: Vancouver 12 Manifestos for the City This exhibition examines Vancouver through the extraordinary range of practices, actions and ideas […]

BC Arts and Culture Week 2011


Monday, April 4th, 2011 — 4:25pm PDT
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BC Arts and Culture Week is taking place April 10th to 16th, 2011 presented by ArtStarts and the Assembly of BC Arts Councils. Having recently spent a few days in Toronto for the Canadian Arts Summit I’m even more determined to promote and highlight community arts events for all. Now in its 12th year, this […]

Yuri’s Night at the Space Centre


Wednesday, March 30th, 2011 — 11:58am PDT
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Yuri’s Night is an annual international celebration of Russia’s Yuri Gagarin being the first man to see the Earth from space and this year marks the expedition’s 50th anniversary. Vancouver is one of the 280 cities around the world who have signed up to host special events Saturday April 9th or Tuesday April 12th (the […]