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Granville Island Winterruption 2017

Looking for something to do this weekend? Then head to Granville Island for the 2017 Winterruption Festival…running from February 17th to 19th!

Winterruption is a winter arts festival that includes music, dance, film, arts & crafts, and of course FOOD!  Festivities are both indoors and outdoors.  Some events are free, while some are ticketed.

CLICK HERE for full details and event calendar.


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Alice in Wonderland

The Alchemy Theatre is happy to bring you affordable, family-friendly fun in the midst of the holiday season -> Alice in Wonderland! Outlandish creatures and quizzical conversations fill the stage in one of the most imaginative tales ever written.

DATES: December 8 to 18, 2016
PLACE: Black Box Theatre, Studio 1398 on Granville Island

This visually stunning production combines the best moments and characters from both of Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There.

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Lights of Hope Fireworks at St. Paul’s Hospital

Lights of Hope will shine bright on Thursday, November 24th (6:00pm to 8:00pm) to raise funds for St. Paul’s Greatest Needs.

Join thousands of Vancouverites to experience the 2016 fireworks display at St. Paul’s Hospital in downtown Vancouver for St. Paul’s Foundation biggest fundraiser of the year!

Guests can grab a snack at the on-site food trucks and sip on hot chocolate while listening to some of Vancouver’s best choirs at this family-friendly event for the Lights of Hope charity initiative.

Be there by 6:30pm to see the light display switch on the for the first time in 2016!

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Sears Canada to host in-store events across the nation to help parents beat the Back-to-School Blues


Back to school shopping is a stressful time for Canadian parents for two reasons: money and style pressure. Kids want to dress to impress when they reunite with their classmates – and they’re not particularly concerned with the cost of doing so! That’s why, during two weekends in August, Sears Canada will make it easy for parents to find the clothes their kids want at the prices they want to pay.


In-store events will feature a Back-to-School Specialist who can provide style advice to help parents pick the kids their clothes want. Plus, Sears Canada will help get the shopping started with a $5 gift card.… Read the rest

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McArtherGlen Canada Day Celebrations

Save & Shop at McArthurGlen Canada Day Celebrations

Join McArthurGlen in Celebrating Canada day in style this year with yoga, music, shopping and more!

Festivities run from 9:00am to 8:30pm and include:

Deep discounts of up to 70% will be offered at the premium, luxury and lifestyle brands all day, a Lolë White Tour yoga session starting at 9:00am, and performances by the jazz trio, Alexander Flock, and the Vancouver Orchestral Club Symphony.

Don’t miss out on this FREE event!

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Maple Mural Project for Canada Day at the FCA

Don’t miss this FREE art activity for all ages to celebrate Canada with the 3rd Annual Maple Leaf Mural!

DATE: July 1, 2016 – Canada Day
TIME: 10:00am t0 5:00pm
PLACE: Federation of Canadian Artists, 1241 Cartwright Street, Vancouver BC

On Canada Day, there will be an art table setup in front of the gallery, ready with all the supplies you need to make an original art piece in the shape of a maple leaf.

Once you are done, artists will be encouraged to add their leaves to the mural to make one great community art project!

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Vancouver Opera Summer Camp for Kids

Vancouver Opera Summer Camp for Kids

Opera camp is a fun filled musical and theatrical experience. Children will learn about all aspects of producing an opera from writing the libretto and score to designing costumes to performing on stage.

The Teen Intensive (12 – 16 years old) runs June 27th to July 8th, 9:00am to 4:30pm with tuition at $500.
The Junior Summer Camp (8 – 12 years old) runs July 11th to July 15th, 9:00am to 4:30pm and tuition at $250.

Registration NOW OPEN! No experience necessary.

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Doors Open Richmond 2016

Doors Open Richmond 2016

Discover Richmond at Doors Open Richmond 2016 on June 4 & 5, from 10:00am to 4:00pm. Get behind the scenes access to 42 sites around Richmond for FREE!

This event includes sites such as museums, national historic sites, art galleries, places of worship, art studios, local businesses, and private venues.

Plus, don’t miss the FREE Opening Celebration kickoff event at Minoru Chapel and Pierrefonds Gardens on Friday, June 3rd, from 5:00pm to 8:00pm.

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