#FridayFavourites what’s happening August 19 to 26

  August 19 is World Humanitarian Day!   Singletree Welcomes the Harvest with Community Social Winery Celebrates Fraser Valley Friendships Old & New   Come and visit the Artisan Market at the New Westminster Anvil Centre   FARMERS MARKETS’ TOMATO FESTIVAL CELEBRATES UGLY SIDE OF THE LOVE APPLE THIS WEEKEND   Vancouver’s Best Brunch is at Glowbal…

Les Dames D’Escoffier Present Una Bella Notte Con Lidia Bastianich

  Gala Dinner with Chef/Owner/TV Personality Fundraises For Les Dames d’Escoffier Scholarships An unforgettable evening of Italian food, wine and song is in store for fans of Lidia Bastianich as the BC Chapter of Les Dames d’Escoffier honours the Emmy award-winning TV personality, cookbook author and restaurateur. Sit down for a Gala dinner with Lidia…

Champagne and Caviar

2016 was the 21st anniversary of the Champagne and Caviar event held at the Vancouver Rowing Club in Stanley Park to benefit amateur sport. This evening of bubbly showcased sparkling wines from many countries and regions other than France, including BC, Italy, New Zealand, Nova Scotia, Spain and California. The Canadian contingent included wines from:…

A Loving Spoonful Gets Lucky

HIV/AIDS charity teams up with Lucky’s Doughnuts for another sweet Pride Day fundraiser in celebration of Pride, Lucky’s Doughnuts has teamed up with HIV/AIDS charity A Loving Spoonful to create the second-annual charity doughnut: Layers of Pride.   Created by Colter Jones of Lucky’s Doughnuts, the Layers of Pride doughnut is a rainbow-layered vanilla-bean-glazed doughnut, topped with a…

#FridayFavourites – what’s happening July 22 – 28 in and around Vancouver

  Reservations now being accepted OLO Celebrates Food Day Canada with Rustic Beachside Barbecue   MEET THE NEW TEAM AT BEACH BAY CAFÉ AND PATIO:   NEW DESTINATION FOR SERIOUS PIE DISHES OUT AND GIVES BACK    Don’t miss out, time to book your place Le Dîner en Blanc Vancouver Returns Thursday, August 18   Visit…

Les Dames Summerdine Update

  One night, 35 dinner parties. Where will you dine on August 10th when Les Dames d’Escoffier BC Chapter present Les Dames Summerdine ? Summerdine is an evening of fabulous food and glorious wines unfolding on one night only at restaurants, wineries, cooking schools and culinary venues across the province. The event benefits Les Dames Scholarship…

ROCK STEADY BOXING NOW AVAILABLE IN VANCOUVER TO HELP PEOPLE WITH PARKINSON’S DISEASE “FIGHT BACK”

    Rock Steady Boxing (RSB), a safe and effective non-contact boxing training program designed for people with Parkinson’s disease, has launched it’s first ever program in Vancouver, BC. With 200 affiliate programs worldwide, RSB is gaining momentum as an empowering form of physical activity aimed to delay the progression, lessen the symptoms and improve the quality of life…

The Art Studios Summer Sale Great Items. Great Prices. Great Event.

  Tuesday, July 19th from 2:00 pm till 7:00 pm at the Art Studios: 2005 East 44th Avenue & Victoria Street Pottery – Paintings – Prints – Cards & More   The Art Studios members’ amazing creativity has once again produces and excellent selection of art cards, crafts, jewelry, paintings, pottery and textiles. The Art Studios,…

2nd annual Camp Challenge in Squamish brings 180 campers to raise $212,622 for Easter Seals BC

More than 150 campers from across the Lower Mainland took over Camp Squamish on Saturday for the second annual Camp Challenge, British Columbia’s only charity sports day for adults. Created in 2015, Camp Challenge is the reinvention of the Easter Seals longstanding 24 Hour Relay event. Like the 24 Hour Relay, Camp Challenge focuses on…