Archive for the category "New Westminster"

August Events in Metro Vancouver

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Wake up, grab a coffee, slip on some sandals and head towards the water. Awake even before the hum of floatplanes fill Coal Harbour, but in time to catch the rising sun. A lap of the Seawall complete before breakfast, thousands of keystrokes on the laptop by lunch. A trip to the market, fresh greens, […]

Royal City Musical Theatre Presents: Oklahoma!

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Royal City Musical Theatre presents Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Oklahoma!. Celebrate the 70th anniversary of this show, hailed as the musical of musicals and filled with familiar tunes, until April 27th at the Massey Theatre in New Westminster. Over 44 cast members make up this large-scale production with Direction and Choreography by Valerie Easton, and Musical […]

Archives Photos of the Day: Croton Studio Photographers

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During my weekly perusal of the Vancouver Public Library Archives I came across the photography collection of Croton Studio, based out of New Westminster. The collection from this commercial photography studio spans the years 1950 to 1978 and features everything from hockey games and holidays to media personalities and parades. They were the official municipal […]

Vancouver Foodster’s Poutine Challenge

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He’s known for his Tasting Plates events and hosts challenges to find the best burger or the best pancake in Vancouver. This February, Richard Wolak is also bringing back his famous Poutine Challenge. The 2nd annual Poutine Challenge will take place February 5th to February 28th, 2013 at 21 participating restaurants in Vancouver, North Vancouver, […]

BC Family Day Events and Activities 2013

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BC will have its first Family Day stat holiday on Monday, February 11, 2013 and with that comes the scramble for activities and events to keep all those with time off from the office or school occupied. In anticipation of the new holiday, local attractions have been posting special offers for families to enjoy together: […]