Archive of posts tagged "events"

Vancouver Celebrates Diwali 2012

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Vancouver Celebrates Diwali, celebrating one of the most important holidays on the South Asian calendar, has returned for its ninth year with workshops, performances, and festivities from November 3rd to 10th. The theme of this year’s festival is “Illumination” along with the slogan “Light Your Spirit” as it brings friends and families together to learn […]

Peak Performance Project 2012: Top 3

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The Peak Performance Project, a professional development program to help new and emerging BC artists create careers in the music industry, has just announced their Top 5 finalists for the 2012 competition. Mike Edel placed 5th and receiving $5,000 and JP Maurice placed 4th receiving $10,000. The Top 3 (listed below in no particular order) […]

November Events in Metro Vancouver 2012

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Halloween has passed and the countdown to the holiday season is on. Here are some events around Metro Vancouver that have been sent my way this month: Photo credit: どこでもいっしょ on Flickr Thursday, November 1, 2012 Penny Drive For Our Kids [PDF] Day of the Dead: Dia de Muertos A Good Book Drive (until Nov […]

Surrey Tree Lighting Festival 2012

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The Surrey Tree Lighting Festival is set for Saturday, November 24, 2012 and it will be filled with activities and entertainment to ring in the holiday season. This free family festival will run from 12:00pm to 8:00pm at the Central City Plaza where the tree be lit at 6:15pm. Come throughout the day to catch […]

Christmas at Canada Place 2012: Breakfast with Santa

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Christmas at Canada Place is right around the corner as the city’s iconic attraction hosts a series of family-friendly events, getting everyone into the holiday spirit. Their most popular event, which sells out almost every year, is Breakfast with Santa presented by Real Canadian Superstore. Breakfast with Santa 2011 – Photo credit: John Bollwitt on […]