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Vancouver Draw Down 2012

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The Vancouver Draw Down coming up June 9, 2012 and will celebrate drawing with activities all day long. With 27 free workshops at 18 locations, there is a full schedule of events to encourage Vancouverites young and old to “touch a pen to a piece of paper, and make a mark.” Gather in an art […]

Camping Around Metro Vancouver, Fraser Valley, Sea to Sky, Sunshine Coast

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Summertime when I was growing up meant family camping trips. We’d pack up our van, head across BC, pitch our tents, and swim in lakes. It seems harder and harder to “get away from it all” as we grow older and have kids of our own. Quick trips aren’t usually that quick and take a […]

Surrey Children’s Festival 2012

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The Surrey Children’s Festival returns to Bear Creek Park Thursday May 24, 2012 to Saturday, May 26, 2012. Packed with arts activities, food, and entertaining performances, it’s a fun way for kids to round out the school year. The Arts Centre Main Stage & Studio Theatre will be indoors and the Leap Frog Stage and […]

Mother’s Day in Vancouver 2012

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Mother’s Day is May 13th this year as cards, flowers, and fancy perfumes fly off store shelves with the help of gift-giving children. Photo credit: Judy B – The Travelling Eye on Flickr It’s as good a time as any to show mom that you care and if you’re looking for an event or brunch […]

BC Mining Week 2012

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As declared by the Legislature of British Columbia, BC Mining Week returns May 13th to 19th with events and community celebrations throughout the province. From Kamloops and Princeton to Prince George and Terrace here are just a few of the highlights: Photo credit: John Bollwitt. From the Britannia Mine Museum Mining Day in Kamloops When: […]