Vancouver set to welcome spring with annual festival 

March 31, 2017 by  

As the warmer days of spring approach, the buds on Vancouver’s cherry trees will be opening and to celebrate this yearly spectacle, the city will be hosting its annual Cherry Blossom Festival.

Everyone in the city is invited to get inspired and join in the festivities. Both biking and walking tours will be available, and people are also encouraged to [Read more]

Upcoming fundraisers promise plenty of fun activities

March 31, 2017 by  

There are two fundraisers taking place in Kitchener – Waterloo next month that will help a couple of organizations.

The first event is [Read more]

Tasting event will showcase BC breweries

March 31, 2017 by  

The 22nd annual Okanagan Fest of Ale is taking place in Penticton next month for two days. A portion of all proceeds will be donated to the Legacy Fund of the Community Foundation of the South Okanagan.

The festival is one of the longest running and largest of its kind in the Pacific Northwest. It will feature tastings from over [Read more]

Bowling and cocktails raise money for local charities

March 30, 2017 by  

The city of Markham is hosting two events next month that will help to benefit residents.

The first is the 5th annual Strike 13 Tournament on April 9, which hopes to raise funds for the Markham 5 Pin YBC Foundation. It will be held at Markham Bowl. So many people have signed up already that there will be two shifts of bowling games. Teams are made up of five players; fees are [Read more]

Gallery celebrates spring openings

March 30, 2017 by  

The Place des Arts gallery is holding a reception to announce the new season of exhibitions.

Three shows will start in April and continue until the end of May. A reception is being held to celebrate them all and guests may have the opportunity to meet with [Read more]

“No fooling” around as art show benefits local charities

March 29, 2017 by  

The 20th annual Kingsway – Lambton Art Show and Sale is taking place early next month in Etobicoke. It is hosted by the United Church Women (UCW), which raises funds to help approximately 30 community charities.

The theme for this year’s show is “No Fooling” and it is set to feature [Read more]

Family festival hopes to raise awareness about bears

March 29, 2017 by  

The BC Bear Day festival is taking place next month in North Vancouver. It is a presentation of the Raincoast Conservation Foundation, the North Shore Black Bear Society and CapU Earthworks.

The festival promises to have lots of activities that should appeal to [Read more]

Upcoming event will showcase BC businesses

March 28, 2017 by  

The 22nd annual Okanagan Fest of Ale is taking place in Penticton next month for two days. A portion of all proceeds will be donated to the Legacy Fund of the Community Foundation of the South Okanagan.

The festival is one of the [Read more]

Richmond program to help families develop a lifelong love of literature

March 28, 2017 by  

A love of reading can bring families together, and in Richmond, a special program has been planned that will give parents and children from the local area an opportunity to brush up on their literacy skills.

The Learning Together Family Literacy Program, which will be [Read more]

Family art workshop on the way for New Westminster

March 27, 2017 by  

New Westminster families that are looking for an activity that all ages can enjoy are invited to come to the ‘Cut, Paste, Action’ workshop that has been planned for the River Market at Westminster Quay.

The session, which will be [Read more]

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