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Surrey Canada Day 2008: The Schedule

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Being a media sponsor of the Canada Day celebrations in Surrey this year means that I have over 12 hours of activities, attractions, concerts, food and all out fanfare to cover. This is a pretty daunting (yet fun) task for Western Canada’s largest Canada Day celebration. We will have to navigate our way around the […]

Metro Vancouver Outdoor Concerts Summer 2008

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

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

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

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

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

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

Comments 7 by Rebecca Bollwitt

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 […]