Archive for the category "family"

Vancouver Canadians: 2012 Promotions, Movies, Events

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The Vancouver Canadians open their short baseball season on June 20th, ringing in summer with the crack of the bat. The “A” affiliates to the Toronto Blue Jays hosted their first-ever tweetup in April and many (myself included) have been itching to witness that first pitch at Nat Bailey Stadium. Photo credit: Kardboard604on Flickr – […]

Car Free Day Vancouver 2012

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Car Free Day Vancouver includes two days of block parties this year on Saturday, June 16th and Sunday, June 17th (Father’s Day). City blocks will be roped off as merchants open their doors to pedestrian-only traffic and performers take to the streets. Photo credit: jmv on Flickr There are four main celebration sites around Vancouver […]

BC Children’s Hospital Miracle Weekend 2012

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The 25th annual BC Children’s Hospital Miracle Weekend takes place this Saturday and Sunday with live broadcasts on Global BC. It’s an event that is always on my calendar, sent to my inbox, and this year a very special reminder even arrived at my front door. Tune into Global BC from 7:00pm to 11:00pm on […]

Father’s Day on Grouse with the Whitecaps

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The Whitecaps Foundation, the charitable arm of Vancouver Whitecaps FC, is hosting a special event at Grouse Mountain on Sunday, June 17, 2012 for Father’s Day. Photo credit: Jody Taylor & //puzzle on Flickr – Submitted to the Miss604 Flickr Pool. The day will include lunch, soccer activities with Whitecaps FC players, Skyride views, and […]

Oliver by Encore Musical Theatre

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Theatre is a large part of Vancouver’s arts and culture scene, from wandering open air comedies, the marquee show at the Stanley, to brilliant summer sunset performances at Bard on the Beach. There is also one theatre company that helps children discover their talent and passion for the stage early on, and that’s Encore Musical […]