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December Events Metro Vancouver 2011

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

We’re five days into the month but it’s already been a busy one. Holiday theatre, fundraisers, galas, free family fun, and much more has filled up December 2011 calendars. Here’s what you can enjoy around Metro Vancouver this month: Robson Square ice rink is open again this season for free skating. Photo credit: nolitawanders on […]

CBC Food Bank Day & Open House 2011

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CBC Vancouver will host an open house and the CBC’s 25 annual Food Bank Day this Friday, December 2, 2011. Stop by the broadcast centre at 700 Hamilton for tours, live broadcasts, meet n’ greets with CBC personalities and more. Tony Parsons, Gloria Macarenko, Rick Cluff and Stephen Quinn will be on hand as well […]

BC Blanket Drive on the Canada Line

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Along the Canada Line, this Friday and Saturday, donation boxes will be setup for the BC Blanket Drive. The public are asked to bring donations of warm clothing items (not just blankets) to drop off for the campaign. This includes socks, scarves, mittens, and toques as well. The donations will then be distributed to various […]

Steveston Staches Whisker Weekend

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Upper lips are staying warm this month as Movember participants continue to grow out their facial hair for a cause. One community team, the Steveston Staches are hosting a special two-day event in their community where anyone with (or without) a ‘mo can enjoy some great deals. Whisker Weekend When: November 26 and November 27, […]

Adopt-a-School with Vancouver Sun Children’s Fund

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver Sun Kids Fund has launched a holiday Adopt-a-School program. Sponsors (those who donate) will be supporting school in the Lower Mainland through donations. Every dollar raised will be matched the the Vancouver Sun Children’s Fund. As a sponsor, your donations will fund areas of need in each of the participating schools. You can […]