Archive of posts tagged "events"

RBC desiFest VIP Pass Giveaway

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Canada’s only national South Asian music festival, the RBC desiFest is coming to the Plaza of Nations this Saturday. This free event aims to “help instill a sense of civic and national pride and strengthen foundations for a homegrown star structure by showcasing the wealth of Canadian talent in our communities and unearthing and celebrating […]

Mountain Equiqment Co-op Big Chop Summer Paddle Series

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s pretty much official that this is my summer of kayaking. This afternoon I’ll be heading out on the ocean once again to paddle through waves with the MEC Big Chop Summer Paddle Series. The Big Chop is a 10 race series happening Thursday evenings this summer, starting out in Vanier Park on the shores […]

Blogathon Vancouver 2009 Event Update

Comments 14 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Blogathon Vancouver 2009 is just days away and preparations for the first-ever “on location” Blogathon event are coming along smoothly. Sponsors so far include Kontent Creative (for the logo work), Workspace (venue), Dairy Queen (lunch), and Developmental Disabilities Association (dinner sponsor). The lovely and talented Rachael Chatoor will stop by to treat us to some […]

KidSport – Sports Skills Are Life Skills Contest

Comments 16 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Tomorrow morning I’ll be out at the Vancouver Art Gallery taking part in the KidSport Media Challenge. We’ll squaring off in teams and engaging in some friendly athletic competitions to raise awareness about KidSport and their “Sports Skills Are Life Skills” campaign. To kick-off the campaign, local members of the media will put their life […]

VinoCamp and CheeseCamp Vancouver

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Last year’s inaugural VinoCamp Vancouver was such a success that it’s back again this August. As a special treat, the world’s first-ever CheeseCamp will compliment VinoCamp as well. “A different type of conference, VinoCamp CheeseCamp 2009 is designed for people interested in technology, wine and cheese as participants are encouraged to take photos of what’s […]

International Bog Days at Burns Bog

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Next Sunday is the 18th annual International Bog Days celebration and to get in the spirit, Burns Bog in Delta is hosting a festival including entertainment, food, exhibits, and interpretive tours. “International Bog Days are happening, once again, this summer on July 25th and 26th, 2009. International Bog Day began in Scotland 13 years ago […]