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Bright Nights in Stanley Park 2012

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Bright Nights in Stanley Park return for the 15th year to illuminate the forest with holiday cheer. Benefitting the British Columbia Professional Fire Fighters’ Burn Fund, the miniature railway and surrounding area have been transformed into a festive wonderland fit for Santa and his elves. New this year is extended weekend hours with Bright Nights […]

Vancouver Maritime Museum: Free Night Admission Thursdays

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The Vancouver Maritime Museum is one of the institutions that got me hooked on museums when I was young thanks to class trips. Feeding my brain, learning about the world outside my own community, and discovering what was once possible to achieve – and what could be accomplished. They have just launched an excellent campaign […]

Neighbourhood Toy Store Day 2012

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Promoting local businesses for the second year, Neighbourhood Toy Store Day will be celebrated across Canada this Saturday, November 10th. Over 50 independent toy stores from Charlottetown to Courtenay will open their doors for demos, games, crafts, giveaways and more along with a full day of shopping. The following stores are in the Vancouver area […]

Movies at Surrey Libraries

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Free outdoor movies are all the rage during the summer months, from Ceperley Meadow in Stanley Park to the Shops at Morgan Crossing. The City of Surrey continues to offer free movies this season at their library locations: City Centre Library. Photo credit: colink. on Flickr Guildford Library (15105 – 105th Ave) Movie: “Percy Jackson […]

Vancouver Celebrates Diwali 2012

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Vancouver Celebrates Diwali, celebrating one of the most important holidays on the South Asian calendar, has returned for its ninth year with workshops, performances, and festivities from November 3rd to 10th. The theme of this year’s festival is “Illumination” along with the slogan “Light Your Spirit” as it brings friends and families together to learn […]