Last August I announced that Vancouver 2010 Winter Games street banners were for sale from VANOC with proceeds benefitting Tradeworks Training Society. A few months later, and closer to the anniversary celebrations, there are still banners available for purchase from The Flag Shop. Photo credit: cheukiecfu The banners range from $34.95 to $79.95 (for ones […]
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My monthly event listings return for February 2011 as the city prepares to celebrate anniversaries, festivals, tours and shows. Photo credit: Susan Gittins February 3, 2011 Japanese Canadian National Museum presents The Cats of Mirikitani February 4, 2011 Vancouver Magazine presents A Big Night 23rd annual SnowBall Classic dance competition Great Digital Film Festival Kwantlen […]
The Year of the Rabbit will be rung in with much fanfare this week as communities across the city celebrate the Chinese New Year. Photo credit: kennymatic on Flickr Chinese New Year Parade Date: February 6, 2011 from 12:00pm to 2:00pm Location: The starting point is at the Millennium Gate on Pender Street (between Shanghai […]
The Vancouver Heritage Foundation is celebrating Vancouver’s 125th birthday by seeking public assistance in nominating ‘Places that Matter‘. 1937 – The new City Hall superimposed with the first City Council in front of a tent. Archives Item# City P39 Over the next few weeks, the public are asked to submit an address, photo, and description […]
Surrey Winterfest returns for the fourth year next month for a full day of free family fun at Central City. John and I have been covering Winterfest since it first started in 2008 and it’s been fun to watch it grow — especially last year when it transformed into one of the most successful Vancouver […]