Archive of posts tagged "non-profit"

Brian Jessel Autohaus Summer Blast, Win Tickets

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In just a few weeks school starts again, the temperature will dip, and vacations will end. This weekend you can still enjoy Vancouver’s nightlife and dancing in a large, open venue — supporting a great cause in the process. The Brian Jessel Autohaus Summer Blast on Saturday will feature live music from Eric Solomon and […]

Stanley Park Bioblitz 2011

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Stanley Park will host its first-ever BioBlitz this weekend. According to the organizers at the Stanley Park Ecology Society, a Bioblitz is “an extravaganza of many hands-on exploratory inventories of nature.” Participants will be in specific groups alongside science experts and given a designated amount of time to identify as many plants, insects, birds, amphibians, […]

Pirate Pak Day 2011

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Pirate Paks were a staple of growing up in Metro Vancouver. The family would go out for dinner at White Spot (maybe even drive-in car hop style) and we’d order our Pirate Paks complete with burger, fries, drink, and that signature gold (chocolate) coin. For the last three years, White Spot has used its iconic […]

A&W Cruisin’ for a Cause 2011

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A&W’s 3rd annual Cruisin’ for a Cause campaign will take place Thursday, August 25, 2011. For every Teen Burger sold at all A&W Restaurants across Canada, $1 will be donated to the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada, which helps fund MS research and provides life-changing services for people living with MS. Last year, through Teen […]

Beerlesque at the Roundhouse Community Centre

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Where can you find sassy sword swallowers, titillating tassels and some of the region’s best local brews? The answer is Beerlesque at the Roundhouse Community Centre in Yaletown. Their annual fundraiser next Friday will showcase some of Vancouver’s most talented performers along with craft beer and the city’s favourite food cart creations. They’re calling it […]