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Metro Vancouver Outdoor Concerts Summer 2008


Tuesday, June 24th, 2008 — 12:30pm PDT
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Traditionally attending an outdoor concert in Vancouver means packing a garbage bag just in case you need to turn in into an emergency rain poncho. Hopefully this summer will be a bright one as there are so many outdoor events lined up, I’m not even sure I’ll get them all in this post but I’ll […]

Summer Vancouver Charity Event Roundup


Monday, June 23rd, 2008 — 9:20pm PDT
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There is so much going on in Metro Vancouver this summer I thought it would be key to note those that were in support of causes around the region. Photo credit: Sokazo on Flickr Spirit of Stanley Park Last weekend of June, 2008 Entrance to Stanley Park @ English Bay [More Info] No Pants Party […]

Dragon Boat Festival 2008: On the Water


Saturday, June 21st, 2008 — 8:40pm PDT
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The highlight of our day at the Rio Tinto Alcan Dragon Boat Festival was hopping into the media boat with Slye and Dave for some fun times on the water. We got up close to the action, took a couple spins around False Creek and even learned about some of the boats that were docked […]

Dragon Boat Festival 2008: Day One


Saturday, June 21st, 2008 — 6:45pm PDT
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With 4600 racers and thousands of exhibitors, spectators and cheerleaders in their own right, the Rio Tinto Alcan Dragon Boat Festival was a happening place to be this afternoon. Peruvian BBQ, fish and chips, and beverage vendors were alongside corporate and sponsor booths, games, swag tents and a concert stage. This free event around False […]

Sapperton Days 2008


Tuesday, June 17th, 2008 — 5:00am PDT
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Photo credit: SqueakyMarmot on Flickr Sapperton Days are back again this year, celebrating a great little heritage neighbourhood in New Westminster. When: Saturday June 21st – Sidewalk Sale, 10am to 4pm and Sunday June 22nd – Street Festival, 11am to 4pm. Where: Between Braid & Sherbrooke Streets on East Columbia, New Westminster How to get […]

Rio Tinto Alcan Dragon Boat Festival Vancouver 2008


Thursday, June 12th, 2008 — 5:00am PDT
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It sure is a mouthful but North America’s largest multicultural festival is once again taking to the waters of Vancouver. What: Rio Tinto Alcan Dragon Boat Festival featuring food, cooking shows, a marketplace, children’s entertainment and of course the dragon boat races. When: Saturday, June 21, 8 am to 10:30 pm, Sunday, June 22, 8 […]