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Women in Leadership Foundation Gala 2011

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The Women in Leadership Foundation is presenting the 4th annual Superwomen and Friends Gala the evening of November 5, 2011. The Women In Leadership Foundation (WIL) creates inspirational programs that bring women together in developing their leadership skills and creating positive change in the future of women’s leadership in Canada. This red carpet event at […]

Halloween for Hunger 2011

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Free The Children, the non-profit organization behind the amazing We Day event, is hosting the Halloween for Hunger campaign. Instead of trick-or-treating for candy on October 31st, they’re suggesting that youth collect non-perishable food items that they can donate to their local food banks. Photo credit: CarrieLu on Flickr To help your spread the word, […]

Family Halloween Events in Metro Vancouver 2011

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Halloween is a special time of year for children. They get to carve pumpkins, make crafts and decorate, dress up as their favourite characters, and bring in a haul of treats. As you get older the activities, parties, and experiences change until you’re fortunate enough to have a family of your own so you can […]

Parade of Lost Souls Festival 2011

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The Parade of Lost Souls Festival starts tomorrow and will feature workshops, a dance party, and the popular souls walk later this month. Workshops Get Behind the Scenes: Open-Door Lost Souls Studio. Lend a helping hand in creating decorations for the Secret Souls Walk route Tuesday, October 18, 5:00pm to 9:00pm at the Public Dreams […]

Halloween on the Heights 2011

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This past summer I attended my first Burnaby Heights Hats off Day and I quickly found out why so many call it their favourite event of the year. For over a dozen city blocks along the north side of Burnaby, community organizations, neighbours, and businesses get together and host one fantastic festival. The Burnaby Heights […]

Viva Surrey! For the Surrey Christmas Bureau

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Viva Surrey! will celebrate Latin American culture through music, dance, and food (from Taqueria Jalisco) at the Espirito Santo Hall next weekend. The event will feature entertainment from Flamenco del Mar, Alejandro Ruiz, salsa band Moviendolo with Edwin Martinez, and tango dancers Portal al Tango, led by Bobbi and Patricia Lusic. What Viva Surrey! Where […]