Archive for the category "family"

Back to School Essentials & Contest

Comments 85 by Jennifer Miles

The following was contributed by Jennifer Miles who will be seeing four children off to school this fall. It’s mid-August and the last thing on most kids’ minds is that oft dreaded 6 letter word —school. While most kids aren’t keen to leave the carefree days of playgrounds, water parks and beaches behind them, there […]

Klahowya Village at Stanley Park

Comments 57 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Aboriginal Tourism BC presents Klahowya Village in Stanley Park until September 12, 2010. Occupying the space around the miniature railway and children’s farmyard, Klahowya Village involves artisans (wood carving, weaving, bark biting), interpretive tours, activities, food, crafts, entertainment, and the Spirit Catcher Train. One of the artisans on site is Todd DeVries who does cedar […]

Latin Summer Festival 2010

Add a Comment by Rebecca Bollwitt

Photo: Alan Barr on Flickr The 10th annual Latin Summer Festival is coming up this weekend at Trout Lake (John Hendry Park). When August 15, 2010 11:00am – 7:00pm Where Victoria Drive & East 15th Ave This is one of Vancouver’s longest running Hispanic cultural festivals as it promotes Hispanic heritage through art, dance, food […]

Our Experience with Nordica Photography

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

We were fortunate enough to have Cole and Jakob from Nordica Photography approach us to do a couples photoshoot. After months of trying to connect we finally met up in the West End where John and I posed and smooched for what seemed to be our engagement photos (just 5 years later).

Free Outdoor Movies in Vancouver 2010

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Vancouver’s outdoor movie series return this summer to one of our city’s most beautiful settings. The West End BIA will be hosting Dinner & a Movie, free outdoor movie nights in Ceperley Meadow at Stanley Park (right near Second Beach). Photo: Mezzoblue on Flickr July 7th, 2010: Mamma Mia July 14th, 2010: The Goonies July […]