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Summer Day Camps in Metro Vancouver

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The highlight of my summers growing up would be that one week I’d spend over at camp on the Sunshine Coast. It was just seven days out of ninety but the experience will be with me always. While there are still full-on summer camp adventures available throughout the province, the next best thing (close to […]

Children’s Festival 2011 in Vancouver & Surrey

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The tents are going up for children’s festivals in both Vancouver and Surrey this month. Music with Marnie will be at the Vancouver International Children’s Festival Surrey Children’s Festival May 26, 27 & 28, 2011 Thursday & Friday 9:00am to 3:00pm, Saturday 10:30am to 7:30pm Inside the Surrey Arts Centre and on the grounds of […]

Hats Off Day 2011

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Hats Off Day is a community celebration along East Hastings where local merchants tip their hats to those who support their business. Photo credits: Burnaby Heights Merchants Association: Eric Lessman, Simone Callahan, Millie Kuyer Organized by the Burnaby Heights Merchants Association, it starts off with a parade and is followed by hours of activities, food, […]

Mother’s Day Events in Vancouver 2011

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Mother’s Day is coming up Sunday, May 8, 2011 and if you would like to treat that mom in your life to something special, there’s no shortage of activities and events around town. Tourism Vancouver has a great “Top 10” list on their blog including deals from their Tourist in Your Own Town campaign and […]

ArtStarts Gallery

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Earlier this week I had the opportunity to tour ArtStarts on Richards, just off Robson. This is the headquarters of a province-wide not-for-profit program to bring schools together with local artists through performances, programs, and exhibitions. Founded in 1996, ArtStarts programs have reached half a million students each year and in 2006 they became the […]