Archive of posts tagged "events"

Dancing in the Street Free Salsa & Swing Lessons on Granville

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Dancing in the Street is a free dance lesson, dance class, and dance party happening right on Granville Street this Sunday, July 25th. Photo credit: Ed Bierman on Flickr At 2:00pm you can head down to Granville Street between Robson and Georgia (where it is closed to traffic) for a complimentary beginner salsa lesson from […]

Caribbean Days Festival 2010 North Vancouver

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Caribbean Days Festival takes place Saturday July 24th and Sunday July 25th at Waterfront Park in North Vancouver. While out at the Surrey Fusion Festival we came across a family friend manning the Trinidad & Tobago booth. She said we had better put Caribbean Days in our calendar since it’s the biggest event of […]

Vancouver Pride Week 2010

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Vancouver Pride Week is one of the summer’s most well-attended events with over 500,000 participants and spectators who check out various events including the highlighted Pride Parade each year. List of Events Photo: John Biehler What: Picnic in the Park Where: Brockton Oval, Stanley Park When: Saturday July 24, 2010 at 11:00am Who: Youth-friendly, family-friendly […]

Celebration of Light Fireworks: Best Viewing, Road Closures, Transit

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Celebration of Light fireworks kick off tonight presented by Team USA. While hundreds of thousands will make their way through the West End and down to the shores of English Bay here are some tips for a fun and safe evening that can be enjoyed by all. Celebration of Light Fireworks: Best Viewing, Road […]

Easter Seals Drop Zone 2010

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Easter Seals Drop Zone challenge is returning to downtown Vancouver for its 5th year this September. Participants are challenged to raise at least $1,500 for Easter Seals which will then give them the opportunity to rappel down the face of a 20-storey office building. Despite my small fear of heights I have signed up […]