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Fright Nights at Playland 2012

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Vancouver’s favourite amusement park turns out the lights and turns up the horror as Fright Nights return to Playland this month. Photo credit: John Biehler on Flickr Running from October 17th to 31st Fright Nights will have a new haunted house this year called “Fear” to go along with Car-n-Evil, Hollywood Horrors, Asylum, Darkness and […]

Selling Vancouver in the Kodachrome Era

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Author Michael Kluckner (“Vanishing Vancouver”, “Vanishing Vancouver: The Last 25 Years“) is hosting a talk, Selling Vancouver in the Kodachrome Era, this Sunday in support of the Vancouver Archives. With Michael Kluckner and special guests: An illustrated talk on commercial photography and filmmaking in Vancouver in the decades after the Second World War, focusing on […]

Apple Festival 2012 at UBC Botanical Garden

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The air is cooler but the colour of the leaves is getting warmer around Metro Vancouver. Turkey dinners have passed and Halloween costumes are being considered. It’s officially fall. What better way to celebrate than to bundle up and enjoy the season’s bounty at the UBC Botanical Garden’s Apple Festival this weekend: Photo credit: Ruth […]

Toast to the Coast 2012 at the Vancouver Aquarium

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The Vancouver Aquarium is hosting its annual Toast to the Coast celebration this Friday in support of its conservation programs, education, and research efforts. Over 550 guests will enjoy BC wine and food pairings in a stunning after-hours experience among the glowing pools of the aquarium. Where Vancouver Aquarium (845 Avison Way, Vancouver) When Friday, […]

Homelessness Action Week 2012: Eastside Stride

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It’s Homelessness Action Week in Vancouver and the Union Gospel Mission is inviting everyone to explore their neighbourhood in the Downtown Eastside to learn more about the community, its history, and the people who live there. The Eastside Stride walking tour series is led by a community member who will take you from the UGM […]