Last night the City of Surrey kicked off their two-day Party for the Planet, the largest Earth Day celebration in Western Canada. With a focus on free family fun, this major city event with an eco-friendly twist has already attracted thousands. The Energy Dance Tent was particularly popular with live DJs spinning and dance groups […]
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This morning I asked my Twitter followers for suggestions for my Metro Vancouver Park Series, a collection of posts that has been put together by guest authors, reader suggestions, and through my personal experiences. @MaryAnnMcKenzie responded: “Hume Park in New West. Fields, playground & water park at top level + cool trails & secret places […]
The nominees for the 2012 YWCA’s Women of Distinction Awards have been announced with 71 women recognized in 11 categories including arts and culture, education and training, health and wellness, young woman of distinction, and more. Tickets are now on sale for the 29th annual awards ceremony that will take place May 24th and until […]
The 2012 BC Summer Games are coming to Surrey this summer. Close to three thousand athletes from around the province will compete in baseball, lacrosse, swimming, wrestling, athletics, basketball, golf, volleyball, and more at 15 venues around the city. To kick off the excitement for the Games, there will be a torch lighting ceremony at […]
Jane’s Walk first took place in Toronto on May 5, 2007 and was lead by friends of Jane Jacobs. 27 free community walks were offered by volunteers that day and hundreds of people set out on foot to learn more about Toronto’s neighbourhoods. Photo: Clayton Perry Photoworks I first heard about Jane’s Walk in 2009, […]