Archive for the category "langley"

Albion Ferry For Sale

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Since June 7, 1957 the Albion Ferry has transported passengers for free across the Fraser River and this morning John sent me a link to an ad on Craigslist that appears to be selling off the ferry boats. Photo credit: Stephen Rees on Flickr With the opening of the new Golden Ears Bridge the ferry […]

Golden Ears Bridge Run

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

On June 14th you could be one of the first people to cross the Golden Ears Bridge on foot with the Golden Ears Bridge Run. 300 people are invited to enter this 7km fun run (sorry, no walkers) and you can register online through the Running Room. Photo credit: writepics on Flickr The Golden Ears […]

Spring Break Activities 2009

Comments 7 by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s currently Spring Break in Vancouver for most school-goers and even though it’s grey and blustery there are still many activities around town that are fun for the entire family. Vancouver Aquarium A staple of Vancouver attractions and education, the Vancouver Aquarium has events and performances planned each day this week including appearances by Bobs […]

The Christmas Tree Hunt

Comments 4 by Jennifer Miles

One of my favourite memories as a girl was picking out our Christmas tree. This only happened every 5 or 6 years though as we would get a live tree which we placed in a massive pot, decorated, cared for until after Christmas and then planted in our backyard until the following year when we […]

Greater Vancouver Pumpkin Patch Update: Aldor Acres

Comments 4 by Jennifer Miles

Years ago I had Jenny write a guest post where in she reviewed a few pumpkin patches and endorsed Country Farms in Richmond. Now, two years (and another child) later she has graciously submitted an update post. This year’s pumpkin patch of choice was Aldor Acres in Langley. We arrived at about 10 Saturday morning […]

Civic Elections in Metro Vancouver

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

As most folks in the region area should be aware, there are municipal elections happening very soon in numerous cities. Those in Vancouver, Surrey, Township of Langley, Coquitlam, New Westminster, Richmond, Burnaby, District of North Vancouver, and West Vancouver will be heading to the polls on November 15th to elect a new city council and […]