Archive for the category "community"

West End Summer Block Party


Thursday, August 9th, 2007 — 4:35pm PDT
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I advertised this event last year although we didn’t end up going… someone also criticized it for being “only 3 hours long” but if it’s 3 hours of fun times in the neighbourhood, I’m game. Gordon Neighbourhood House is holding its 9th annual West End Summer Block Party and 65th Birthday Celebration on Saturday August […]

Vancouver Summer Events Guide Pt. 3


Sunday, July 15th, 2007 — 9:17pm PDT
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Thanks to Translink, I found out about several community happenings next weekend and even though the public transit beast may just be trying to get into our good books, the redeeming part is… they’re absolutely free. If you’re a frequent reader of the blog you’ll notice the “cheap fun” and “cheap things to do” category […]

Vancouver Summer Events Guide Pt. 1


Saturday, May 26th, 2007 — 5:23pm PDT
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Last summer we spent most of our time going for walks, down at the pool, and trudging through Stanley Park to get to our beloved Third Beach. Aside from the cheap, free, and simple activities that you can do outdoors in the City here are a few more organized affairs to mark on your calendar. […]

CelticFest Vancouver 2007


Friday, March 9th, 2007 — 10:00am PDT
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Once everyone recovers from daylight savings this weekend, they can then get completely outta whack next week when CelticFest takes over Vancouver. From March 14th to 18th, 2007, CelticFest Vancouver will present hundreds of local and international artists at more than 60 events scheduled at dozens of popular venues and two outdoor stages along Granville […]

Hometown Sunday


Sunday, December 10th, 2006 — 9:29pm PDT
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Since we’re spending the afternoon in Surrey I thought I would do a little more than list links to various charitable organizations in Vancouver. The Surrey Food Bank serves over 13,000 people a month, many of them children, and it is in dire need of food and donations. You can donate in person between 8:00am […]

Special Days


Saturday, December 2nd, 2006 — 12:21pm PDT
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Yesterday was World AIDS Day. In Vancouver, there were services and campaigns to help raise awareness [AIDSVan]. Around the world, nations and communities marked the day, whether it was by handing out red ribbons or massive public demonstrations. …The need for additional treatment and prevention programs, health officials say, remains staggering. The global pandemic has […]