Archive of posts tagged "events"

CelticFest Vancouver 2009

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Looking back, it seems the last time I wrote about CelticFest was in 2007 so I’m not sure what happened in 2008 but it may have involved a kilt and several pints of Guinness. The official kick off to this multi-day event was on Wednesday but there’s more in store this weekend including the parade […]

Canucks for Kids Fund Telethon 2009

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This Sunday I’ll be at GM Place to live blog the Canucks game (along with Richard) as they take on the Colorado Avalanche. It will be an extra-special Fan Zone event because we’ll be out in the concourse along with the Canucks for Kids Fund Telethon, which will benefit children and families through the Canuck […]

Dining Out for Life 2009

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Every year in Vancouver the Dining Out for Life event encourages everyone in the region to head out for a delicious dinner at the participating restaurant of their choice and it’s all for a great cause: A Loving Spoonful and Friends for Life. On Thursday, March 12, 2009 thousands will fill their plates to fight […]

Uptown GiftBox Company Delivers for the Juno Awards

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Canada’s annual music awards, the Junos, will be hosted in Vancouver at the end of the month and with the event comes satellite parties, concerts, a celebrity and alumni hockey game, and plenty of stars. One thing I know about awards ceremonies is that gift bags filled with a plethora of high-end goodies and gadgets […]

Earth Hour Canada – Vancouver Contest

Comments 54 by Rebecca Bollwitt

While peering out the window of the Commodore Ballroom, I saw the glowing fuchsia marquee of the Granville Cinemas go dim and like a row of dominoes, lights across town were switched off in sequence. Gracie’s Necklace is extinguished each year and even my friend Duane shut down his blog for a full 60 minutes […]