Culture Days in Canada are coming up September 30th, October 1st, and October 2nd as every province and territory celebrates the arts. Events around the Metro Vancouver area include everything from theatre performances to fibre arts studio tours. Major hubs of activity are on Granville Island, at the Burnaby Library, and at the Surrey Arts […]
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The Shops at Morgan Crossing in Surrey are celebrating their first year anniversary next Saturday and they’re inviting one and all to join the festivities. Photo credit: Shops at Morgan Crossing on Facebook What Food, crafts, pony rides, face painting, street performers, musical acts. When September 17, 2011 from 12:00pm to 4:00pm with a pancake […]
Tomorrow afternoon the Olympic cauldron in Jack Poole Plaza downtown will be lit as the City of Vancouver proclaims September 7th “United Way Day“. Photo credit: raoming-the-planet on Flickr This will mark the launch of the United Way’s 2011 fundraising campaign to help vulnerable children, families and seniors throughout the region. The United Way Kick-Off […]
Timeraiser is returning to Vancouver this month at the Waldorf Hotel. This event is a silent auction but instead of bidding with money, you bid with the number of volunteer hours you are willing to contribute in order to win your desired piece. It combines a local art showcase with a volunteer-hour fundraiser, a complete […]
Surrey presents the free Youth Fest this month at the Guildford Recreation Centre. Events will begin around 4:00pm on Saturday, September 24th and include concerts from youth bands, skateboard demonstrations, a teen dance, and more. In the Gym: Sumo Suit Wrestling, Velcro Olympics, Big Bout Boxing, First Down Bungee Run, Airbrush Tattoo Artists, Caricature Artist, […]
I’m in disbelief that the Labour Day long weekend is already here and that those famous mini donuts (and deep-fried Pop Tarts) at the PNE will be gone again for another year. There’s still time to check out plenty of activities in the sunshine this weekend — and Tourism Vancouver’s even made a Top 10 […]