Archive of posts tagged "events"

Vancouver Sun Run 2010: Road Closures & Race Info

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver Sun Run, one of the world’s largest 10km road races, rolls through town this Sunday. A springtime staple in Vancouver since 1985 this fun run welcomes competitive runners, wheelchair racers, joggers, and walkers. They also host the Shaw 2.5km mini Sun Run. Photo credit: BigA888 on Flickr Run Details If you have signed […]

The Zolas: Ticket Giveaway

Comments 11 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Zolas are playing an all ages show this Thursday at St James Hall in Vancouver. Photo credit: Martin Cathrae on Flickr I had the chance to meet the guys from the band in Whistler at the Schick Fashion Exposed event for the Telus World Ski and Snowboard festival. As they shared the stage with […]

National Garage Sale for Shelter: Vancouver

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Vancouver is hosting a Garage Sale for Shelter on Saturday May 15th. This is inspired by the National Garage Sale for Shelter campaign from which proceeds are donated to local women’s shelters and violence prevention programs for youth and children via the Royal LePage Shelter Foundation. When Saturday May 15, 2010 from 10:00am – 4:00pm […]

GrapeJuice Wine Auction for Big Sisters

Comments 12 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The 3rd annual GrapeJuice Wine Auction for Big Sisters of BC Lower Mainland happens this Thursday in Yaletown. Photo credit: rogersmj on Flickr When Thursday May 6, 2010 at 6:00pm Where V at Earls in Yaletown and McNeill Nakamoto created GrapeJuice to raise much needed funds to facilitate the matching process for over 100 […]

BC Place Stadium Deflated

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

BC Place Stadium’s iconic “marshmallow” pillow-top roof will be deflated this week in preparation for major renovations and a new retractable roof. Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr Plans for the retractable replacement were announced last October by Kevin Kreuger, Minister of Tourism, Culture, and the Arts. Krueger said the new roof would cut energy […]