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Winter Solstice Lantern Festival 2011

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Secret Lantern Society is hosting the 18th annual Winter Solstice Lantern Festival in communities around Vancouver tonight. The public, young and old, is invited to gather on the East Side, in Yaletown, on Granville Island, in Chinatown, and new this year – in South East False Creek. Each neighbourhood event starts off with a […]

Volunteering in Vancouver for Christmas 2011

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

While I’ve been blogging about social causes for the last seven years, fundraising online, and organizing fundraisers, this year I have gone out into the community to see for myself where the difference is made. John and I served at the Union Gospel Mission‘s dinner last Saturday and today I’m out at schools around the […]

White Rock Christmas 2011

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When you think of Christmas, the beach might not come to mind. However in White Rock, the two will go hand-in-hand this weekend. Photo credit: GlacierTim on Flickr – Submitted to the Miss604 Flickr Pool. What Christmas at the Beach When Sunday, December 18, 2011 from 12:00pm to 4:00pm Where West Beach (short strip near […]

Getting Festive in Port Moody

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You probably don’t need me to tell you that the holiday season is here. And while everyone in Metro Vancouver enjoys Bright Nights in Stanley Park or the Festival of Lights at VanDusen Gardens, out here in the Northeast Sector we have some fabulous Christmas events of our own to mark the season. So if […]

Shop Sapperton Christmas Event

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The historic Sapperton neighbourhood of New Westminster has undergone some dramatic changes over the last few years. From the addition of the Millenium Line SkyTrain, the successful Sapperton Days Festival, to the demolition of the Labbatt Brewery. Some businesses along East Columbia Street have closed their doors and many have opened, including Sapperton’s first Starbucks […]