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RainCity Housing Special Exhibition

  RainCity Housing to Present Stories of Mental Health Challenges from Local Community Members in Special Exhibition   RainCity Housing and Support Society and the Community Action Initiative’s New Evolution of Wise Storytelling (NEWS) Project aims to help people with lived experiences of mental health issues to tell their own stories, in their own words, as a way…

Bacchanalia Gala Dinner benefits Bard on the Beach

BACCHANALIA GALA DINNER + AUCTION RAISES FUNDS FOR VANWINEFEST’S CHARITABLE PARTNER BARD ON THE BEACH The Vancouver International Wine Festival, presented by The Vancouver Sun, popped the cork on the 2014 festival celebrations with the Bacchanalia Gala Dinner + Auction fundraiser at The Fairmont Hotel Vancouver on Saturday, February 22. Net proceeds benefit charitable partner Bard…

RIPPON Vineyard and Winery

  Myself, Andrew Melville, and Marquis Wine Cellars are truly excited with this weeks’ offering; Central Otago’s ‘Rippon Vineyard’. As some might know, I was in New Zealand recently covering the country and visiting existing suppliers and looking for new ones. My visit to Rippon was a personal highlight of the trip. Rippon is one…

Town Hall introduces us to Haywire Winery

  Vancouver International Wine Festival runs from February 24 to March 2, 2014. Our Town Hall team is attending various events throughout the festival. Winery clients that are exhibiting: Haywire,  Amazing VQA wines and bubbles you HAVE to try! Now we will share the details on what you can expect from each of our BC winery client during the…

Summerhill Pyramid Winery and Town Hall Brands

  Vancouver International Wine Festival runs from February 24 to March 2, 2014. Our Town Hall team is attending various events throughout the festival winery clients that are exhibiting: Summerhill Pyramid Winery. Amazing VQA wines and bubbles you HAVE to try! Summerhill Pyramid Winery, Kelowna BC Of special note: • Stephen Cipes is a pioneer of the BC wine industry and…

Vancouver International Wine Festival media launch

  On February 24th, media and wine professionals gathered together at Joey’s Wine Room from 4-6pm to celebrate the launch of the 36th annual Vancouver International Wine Festival.  Organized and executed by Heth PR, the event was a perfect opportunity for journalists, bloggers, sommeliers, and other industry professionals to socialize and sample a series of…

Registration is now open for 2014 WOMAN2WARRIOR

  Calling all fun, fearless females: Registration is now open for the 2014 WOMAN2WARRIOR presented by Subway     Vancouver’s only women’s charity obstacle adventure race to benefit Easter Seals camps in British Columbia The British Columbia Lions Society for Children with Disabilities has issued a battle cry to register for the 2014 WOMAN2WARRIOR presented…

SPCA NATIONAL CUPCAKE DAY EVENT February 24

    National Cupcake Day is officially February 24 but here are some of our generous supporters who are bringing you yummy treats for extra days.   National Cupcake Day Event   Bel Café: (Feb 16-24) Proceeds from the sale of a special National Cupcake Day cupcake will be donated to the BC SPCA. Cupcakes cost $4.50 and feature…

Vancouver Foodster Tasting Plates – Fraser Edition

    Tantalize your taste buds at several restaurants in the Kensington–Cedar Cottage neighborhood, centered on Fraser street from 28th Avenue Northbound to Kingsway.  This evening tasting extravaganza goes from 6pm until 9:30 pm and is presented by Vancouver Foodster. Each restaurant will be serving up Tasting Plates for guests to enjoy and you will have a chance to visit…

SQUAMISH VALLEY MUSIC FESTIVAL ARTIST LINEUP UNVEILED

 VIRGIN MOBILE PRESENTS THE SQUAMISH VALLEY MUSIC FESTIVAL DAILY ARTIST LINEUP UNVEILED Single Day Passes available for purchase on Friday, February 28  The most anticipated music event of the summer, Virgin Mobile Presents The Squamish Valley Music Festival, is pleased to announce its daily artist lineup for 2014. Now in its fifth year, the Squamish Valley…

EARLYBIRD RV SHOW OPENS TODAY

Discover RV travel and start planning your next adventure! B.C.’s biggest RV show opens today with the largest selection of new RV models at TRADEX in Abbotsford. From Thursday, February 20, to Sunday, February 23, visitors can tour the latest recreational vehicles and products from the Lower Mainland’s largest dealers, and hear from seasoned travellers and…

Real Estate Conference celebrates 20th Anniversary

VANCOUVER’S LEADING REAL ESTATE CONFERENCE  CELEBRATES 20TH ANNIVERSARY TODAY The Vancouver Real Estate Forum is kicking off its 20th year as one of Canada’s premier conferences on real estate development, management, and investment issues with a fast-paced, information-packed program led by some of the industry’s most well-respected senior executives and thought leaders, beginning at 7:00 am at the Vancouver Convention Centre West.Investors,…

Chef’s Table Society of BC presents The Curry Cup

Curry Cup Event Details Date: March 4, 2014, 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm Location: Heritage Hall – 3102 Main St, Vancouver For many chefs and their brigades, curry is the ultimate family-style staff meal; the proud product of a cook’s cultural heritage. On Tuesday, March 4th, eight of Vancouver’s top chefs will compete to win the inaugural Curry Cup. …

Opera springs back to Minoru Chapel

  It’s another blossoming season for opera lovers. The Minoru Chapel Opera series is back this spring with three classical favorites performed by local professional companies. The series opens on Wednesday, March 5 with highlights from Giacomo Puccini’s La Bohème, the beloved classic tale of love, loss, deception and heartbreak presented by some of Burnaby…

Red Rooster online exclusive offer…

Reserve Syrah 2011 Save up to 15% + Free Delivery on full case orders* This Rooster has pedigree! Our winery-exclusive Reserve Syrah has won gold and silver medals at national and international competitions each year since the release of our 2008 vintage. Now you can be first to taste the new 2011 vintage and save $54 on a case. Winemaker Karen Gillis has crafted…

Burrowing Owl Opens March 1 with Getaway Specials

Burrowing Owl Estate Winery is pleased to announce that its hospitality services, including the Guest House, Wine Shop, and Sonora Room Restaurant, will open for the season on March 1, 2014. To celebrate the start of the new season, the winery is offering guests three special packages. All packages include a one-night stay at the Guest House,…

Innovations & Trends displayed at 25th Anniversary of BUILDEX

  Newest Innovations & Trends in Interior Design, Architecture to be displayed at 25th Anniversary of BUILDEX 2-day Event Opens Wednesday at Vancouver Convention Centre West BUILDEX Vancouver celebrates its 25th anniversary this week with an expansive Tradeshow and in-depth conference highlighting the newest in innovative trends, products and services related to the design, construction, renovation, retrofit, refurbishing, furnishing,…

Language of Learning exhibit at the Richmond Museum

  Did you know the first public schools that opened on Lulu Island in the 1880s were one-room schools taught by a single teacher with students aged 6-16, and were equipped with rainwater drinking barrels, wood stoves and outhouses, no lights or electricity? Visit the Richmond Museum’s newest exhibit, Language of Learning and explore the history of…

National Culture Days Organization ranks Richmond #1

  The National Culture Days Organization recently unveiled their 2013 Top Ten cities and towns. Ranked by the total number of registered Culture Days activities, Richmond, BC, was named as the #1 Regional or Belt City in Canada. With 90 free, interactive cultural activities registered with Culture Days, Richmond was also listed in the Top Three cities overall, after Winnipeg and Toronto.  …

Where to participate in National Cupcake Day

  How to support your four legged, furry and any other kind of best friend you have. National Cupcake Day is officially February 24 but here are some of our generous supporters who are bringing you yummy treats for extra days.   National Cupcake Day Events:     The Glowbal Collection: (Feb 11-16): The Glowbal Collection of…

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