Archive of posts tagged "events"

Victoria Film Festival 2010

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Victoria Film Festival is ramping up for its 2010 events, activities and film screenings. Hosting over 100 films over the course of 21 days the VFF is a year-round celebration of film and movie making on Vancouver Island. Coming from 30 countries around the globe, the films are either animation, narrative, documentary or experimental. […]

Christmas Tree Recycling in Vancouver

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Unfortunately since we’re not allowed to have live or cut trees in our place we’ll just be boxing up the tree again this year. However for those with real live or cut trees, you can dispose of them this weekend through a variety of chipping and recycling events. Photo credit: mrlerone on Flickr Each year […]

New Years Eve Events in Vancouver

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Once again I’ll be ringing in the New Year in Iowa with family that we haven’t seen since we rung in 2009 with a splash of champagne and more than enough margaritas. Photo credit: optical_illusion on Flickr Back in Vancouver there are plenty of events around town for the entire family as well as the […]

Christmas Holiday Activities for the Family

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Over the Christmas break many are wondering (since I’ve been getting inquisitive emails) what there is to do around town while the kids are still out of school. Here are a few activity suggestions: White Spot – Richmond Centre and Kingsway & Knight restaurants will be once again donating their time (and tips) to charity […]

New Seabus Pacific Breeze Now in Operation

Comments 13 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Since 1977 the Seabus has nautically connected downtown Vancouver and the North Shore. With a lot of pressure on the Burrard Otter and Burrard Beaver, today Translink officially launched a third vessel into operation and I was there for the maiden (media) voyage of the Burrard Pacific Breeze. My pal Dave, who has been covering […]

Giving the Gift of Theatre for 2010

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

At the beginning of the theatre season in Vancouver I wrote a big directory listing previewing some of the shows that will be taking place around town. With Christmas around the corner, and theatre tickets being a fabulous gift or stocking stuffer, here’s another roundup of productions this winters. Pacific Theatre’s The Lion, The Witch, […]