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Vancouver Draw Down 2013

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There will be over 35 free workshops around town on Saturday, June 15th as a part of the 4th annual Vancouver Draw Down. These events challenge everyone to channel their creative side, no matter what your age or skill level, and just have fun with putting pen to paper. The day will see various arts […]

Be BOLD Campaign and Gala

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Two local women, Joanne Greenwood (President and Co-Founder of Bully Free Zone Canada) and Susan Gable (Yellow Balloon Photography), started a unique anti-bullying campaign, Be BOLD, back in April and since that time it has caught on around the globe. They put together anti-bullying messaging through photography that has individuals holding framed chalkboards featuring one […]

Car Free Day Vancouver 2013

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Car Free Day Vancouver is Sunday, June 16, 2013 with events on Main Street, Commercial Drive, in Kitsilano and the West End. These free festivals will feature live music, food, local vendors, and plenty of room to walk about with streets closed to car traffic. It’s also Father’s Day so it’s a great way to […]

SPES Saturday: Birds, Berries, and Bogs OH MY

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This post has been contributed by Dan Straker, Dipl. Tech., B.A., Co-Existing with Coyotes Coordinator with the Stanley Park Ecology Society (“SPES”). I have been following SPES since I moved into the West End almost eight years ago and I recently became a member. I wanted to offer the team an opportunity to share their […]

Surrey Fusion Festival 2013

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The Surrey Fusion Festival, BC’s largest multicultural celebration, returns this summer to Holland Park on July 20th and 21st bringing with it a splash of international flavours and music. Photo credit: John Bollwitt for Miss604 Last year saw over 100,000 people flood the grounds for this free festival that boasts dozens of pavilions representing various […]