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I hope everyone enjoyed their long Thanksgiving weekend! There are plenty of things to be thankful for with all the great events happening around the city. Catch some autumn art both in Vancouver and on the Sunshine Coast as well as take in a play about the twilight of the human species. And why not…

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The 2018 Fall Equinox begins on Sept. 22, ushering in the end of summer and the start of autumn. The summer days may be over for the year, but the events continue! From art gallery exhibits and folk dancing to theatre nights and musical performances, there are plenty of festivities, celebrations, exhibits and shows to…

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Welcome back everyone! I hope everyone had an amazing summer break full of sunshine, good times and memories. Even though fall is around the corner, there’s still plenty of summer left to enjoy. Take your friends and family to see the many cultural events and festivals in the twilight of summer. See you in Autumn!…

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The sunny days are here once again! Get some travelling done, take a dive in a swimming hole and bask in the amazing sunshine with a variety of events and festivals happening around town. Have an awesome summer everyone, and I’ll see you all in September!   * * * Wild Things: The Power of…

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July is finally here! Although I’ve picked out just a sampling of the multitude of activities happening around the city below, there are many events and festivals to go to this summer. So go out and enjoy the sunny weather, travel to nearby places, hike around the mountains, eat and drink good food and have…

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The summer solstice is on June 21, marking the official start of summer! There are plenty of events going on around the city, both indoors and outdoors, for you to check out and enjoy. From festivals and pop-up markets to art exhibitions and theatrical plays, there is something for everyone. Plus, Father’s Day is on…

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It’s June! The long sunny days are here, and summer is right around the corner. Enjoy a plethora of both indoor and outdoor events happening around the city, from community days and food festivals to artistic and musical performances. Why not check out some of the events below happening around town? * * * Sara…

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Happy Mother’s Day everyone! Take your mom and the rest of the family out to enjoy the beautiful spring weather, and attend some of the events and festivals happening around town this month. May Day Festival May 4–13 Various locations in Port Coquitlam www.portcoquitlam.ca/mayday Mark your calendar for May 4 to 13, when Port Coquitlam…

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Happy May Day everyone! May Day is an ancient spring festival, traditionally happening on May 1. Dancing, music and good food are a common part of these festivals. In that spirit, why not check out some of the many festivals happening around town! * * * Sheldon Elter’s Métis Mutt April 25–May 5 Firehall Arts Centre,…

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Spring is here and a lot of events happening around town are focusing on the beauty and importance of our environment. Check out the cherry blossoms at this year’s Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival. Experience a visual feast of wildlife and nature, conservation and the environment, through the lens of international and local filmmakers at the…

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On April 1, be wary of reading or hearing about something unusual or weird going on at work or on the Internet. That’s because it’s April Fool’s Day, a day where strange or jokey occurrences are passed off as real. Last year for example, Virgin Airlines announced a canine flight crew, Google introduced a gnome…

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You might have heard the saying, “Beware the Ides of March,” somewhere before. This ominous expression comes from William’s Shakespeare’s play Julius Caesar, where a fortune teller warns the Roman consul that something bad will happen in the middle of the month of March, which the Romans called the Ides of the month. Well, just because something bad…

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The days are getting longer, and the weather a bit warmer; spring is just around the corner. Soon you will be able to frolic outside while the cherry blossoms are in bloom, the warm spring sun shines down on you and the allergies return. But, there’s one more month of winter left, and it’s not…