Gardening Tips & a Fundraiser for the EarthBites School Gardening Program

  EarthBites, a Vancouver-based school gardening and nutrition program, has some great tips for families who want to grow spring greens in their garden: 1. Tip One: Prepare your containers or beds with nutrients for healthy growth.  When growing in containers – ensure you use ¾ potting soil and ¼ sea soil (organic fertilizer which … Read moreGardening Tips & a Fundraiser for the EarthBites School Gardening Program

70 Years of Rodeo Excitement Returns to Cloverdale this May Long Weekend GIVEAWAY

  The 70TH annual Cloverdale Rodeo and 128th annual Country Fair runs May 20 – 23, 2016 a Rafflecopter giveaway One of North America’s longest running and most entertaining rodeos returns for its 70th year this May Long Weekend with more competitions, live entertainment food and fun for fans of all ages. The Cloverdale Invitational … Read more70 Years of Rodeo Excitement Returns to Cloverdale this May Long Weekend GIVEAWAY

Siena Restaurant Supports Men’s Cancer Initiatives with Balls

  Even the strongest man is sensitive and vulnerable in some parts.  That’s why, from Tuesday, April 26th until Thursday, May 12th 2016, Siena will offer a special Balls-themed menu as a men’s cancer fundraiser.  The restaurant will donate $7.00 from the sale from each prix-fixe “Balls” menu to the Canadian Cancer Society, BC and … Read moreSiena Restaurant Supports Men’s Cancer Initiatives with Balls

Vancouver’s Young Artists Create Broadway Benefit Show for Chronic Neuro-Immune Disease Awareness Day TICKET GIVEAWAY

  Opera Mariposa’s award-winning performers stage People Like Us, a musical theatre revue in support of the National ME/FM Action Network   To enter to win 2 tickets to the May 12th performance – leave a comment   This May, the acclaimed young artists of Opera Mariposa and the Mariposa Theatre Wing are staging a … Read moreVancouver’s Young Artists Create Broadway Benefit Show for Chronic Neuro-Immune Disease Awareness Day TICKET GIVEAWAY

Over 50 local artists to participate in the 2nd Annual Parker Art Salon April 22nd to the April 24th at 1000 Parker Street Studios, Vancouver

The labyrinth halls of the 98 year old warehouse building will transform to host a weekend long salon and fine art exhibition for the public   The legendary 1000 Parker Street Studios artist’s warehouse is inviting the general public to join their 2nd annual Parker Art Salon and Fine Art Exhibition, April 22 – 24, 2016.  The salon events will be hosted on two floors with the hallways transformed into an exposition of … Read moreOver 50 local artists to participate in the 2nd Annual Parker Art Salon April 22nd to the April 24th at 1000 Parker Street Studios, Vancouver

Fashion meets philanthropy at Holt Renfrew’s Walk for Water benefit on May 10

  Designer label Obakki raises funds for clean water projects in South Sudan Vancouver-based designer brand Obakki is proud to partner with Holt Renfrew to host Walk for Water, a unique fashion show featuring top Canadian and South Sudanese models, on Tuesday May 10th. From 7:30pm – 10:00pm the fashion world unites for an unforgettable evening … Read moreFashion meets philanthropy at Holt Renfrew’s Walk for Water benefit on May 10

Kelowna’s Lakeshore Wine Route returns with “Unleashed”

  A pet friendly event for wine lovers in support of the BCSPCA  On Saturday, April 30, Kelowna’s Lakeshore Wine Route (St. Hubertus, CedarCreek, Summerhill, Tantalus) and the BCSPCA present Unleashed!   From 12:00pm – 4:00pm animal lovers are invited to bring their dogs along for treats and activities while the humans enjoy two complimentary … Read moreKelowna’s Lakeshore Wine Route returns with “Unleashed”

Winspiration Day Comes to Vancouver!

If you’ve never heard of Winspiration Day, you’re not alone. Until this year, this international event has been celebrated all over the world; but never in Vancouver. 2016 is different! On May 7th, Vancouverites can celebrate this day of love, acceptance, strength, and dream-building at the Orpheum Annex at 823 Seymour Street from 3-5pm. So what … Read moreWinspiration Day Comes to Vancouver!

Port Moody Pit Master Wins 2nd Barn Burner BBQ

  Rusty’s BBQ takes home grand championship  The News: [Chilliwack, BC] The second Annual Barn Burner BBQ Competition, presented in Chilliwack by Johnston’s Pork and Fraser Valley Specialty Poultry was a huge success. Twenty-two teams competed for the grand championship which was captured by Port Moody BBQ veteran Rusty’s BBQ, who also received a perfect … Read morePort Moody Pit Master Wins 2nd Barn Burner BBQ

Chambar raises $82,500 for #SweetRelief over Easter Weekend

  Vancouver restaurant nearly doubles initial goal for 24-hour fundraising marathon The team at Chambar is very proud to announce that the first-ever #SweetRelief fundraiser has surpassed all expectations to net $82,500 for Vancouver-based charity Universal Outreach in support of its Advanced Beekeeper’s Training Program and the Liberia Pure Honey social enterprise in Africa.    The … Read moreChambar raises $82,500 for #SweetRelief over Easter Weekend

Calling All Warriors: Registration now open for Woman2Warrior presented by Subway

  Vancouver’s women-only charity obstacle race gears up for its return, Sunday, May 15 at Burnaby’s Swangard Stadium & Central Park Fearless females from across the Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley will join forces at Burnaby’s Swangard Stadium & Central Park on Sunday, May 15 in support of the 4th annual Woman2Warrior, presented by Subway. Produced by the British Columbia Lions … Read moreCalling All Warriors: Registration now open for Woman2Warrior presented by Subway

B.C. WRITER’S ESSAY FEATURED IN ELIZABETH GILBERT’S LATEST BOOK

  An essay by Delta, BC writer Eran Sudds is one of four dozen published in best-selling author Elizabeth Gilbert’s new anthology, Eat Pray Love Made Me Do It: Life Journeys Inspired by the Bestselling Memoir,” (Riverhead Books) which hits bookstores March 29th, 2016.   Sudds’s candid story about her struggles to find meaning in her life … Read moreB.C. WRITER’S ESSAY FEATURED IN ELIZABETH GILBERT’S LATEST BOOK

An Extraordinary Event in an Unconventional Space

  The Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada’s most glamorous fundraising event returns, reimagined as a Night of Wonders The Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada will once again honour the bravery and spirit of children and families from across B.C. and the Yukon, as they confront and overcome life-threatening illnesses. Nearly 200 local leaders and influential … Read moreAn Extraordinary Event in an Unconventional Space

Celebrate Macaron Day Tomorrow at Faubourg Paris and Support BC Cancer Foundation

  Faubourg Paris is marking Macaron Day tomorrow March 20th with a promotion that will not only satisfy our collective sweet tooth, but will also support BC largest funder of cancer research. All three of Faubourg Paris’ boulangeries-pâtisseries will be selling its signature macarons for $1 (half off the regular price) and donating 100% of gross … Read moreCelebrate Macaron Day Tomorrow at Faubourg Paris and Support BC Cancer Foundation

On 21/22 March, wish the whole world bon appétit with Good France

  Over 1,500 chefs worldwide will once again pay tribute to the excellence of French cuisine and its emphasis on sharing, by preparing a special menu of recipes inspired by French expertise. Inspired by Auguste Escoffier, who launched the “Dîners d’Épicure” (Epicurean Dinners) initiative in 1912 (the same menu, on the same day, in several world cities, for … Read moreOn 21/22 March, wish the whole world bon appétit with Good France

Earthsave Sponsors Dairy-Free Living Event

As residents of Vancouver become increasingly more health conscious and collectively inch closer to adopting new green initiatives and firm environmental standpoints, the demand for public education grows, too. One such area of interest, is dairy-free living. Dairy-Free Living Earthsave Canada has decided to step-up and meet public demand, offering a half day course that includes … Read moreEarthsave Sponsors Dairy-Free Living Event

Railtown Cafe Opens for Saturday Service April 2

WEEKEND WARRIORS: RAILTOWN CAFE ADDS SATURDAY SERVICE TO ITS DAILY CHEF-DRIVEN LINEUP STARTING THIS SPRING Railtown to Host Customer Appreciation Day on April 2, Partial Proceeds From Half-Price Salads, Sandwiches Donated to Charity Already well established as a popular weekday hotspot thanks to its unique brand of fresh, made-from-scratch comfort food, Railtown Cafe will expand its chef-driven lineup to include … Read moreRailtown Cafe Opens for Saturday Service April 2

Chambar to stay open 24 hours for #SweetRelief

  Vancouver restaurant works around the clock on Easter Weekend to support anti-poverty beekeeping campaign   Chambar (568 Beatty Street) is proud to announce #SweetRelief, a partnership with Vancouver-based charity Universal Outreach in support of its Advanced Beekeeper’s Training Program and the Liberia Pure Honey social enterprise in Africa.   From 4pm on Saturday, March 26 to 4pm on Sunday, March 27, 100% of … Read moreChambar to stay open 24 hours for #SweetRelief

Naramata Winery travels to Vancouver for Dinner

Serendipity and DinnerPartyYVR are the perfect pairing – for charity On Saturday, April 9, 2016, Serendipity Winery will support the charitable DinnerPartyYVR for the fourth consecutive year. The Naramata winery is generously donating a bottle of their BC VQA wine to every simultaneously-hosted dinner party taking place in homes across Vancouver. 100% of ticket sales … Read moreNaramata Winery travels to Vancouver for Dinner

Indulge for a sweet cause this March 20th!

  Faubourg Paris, Vancouver’s trio of elegant boulangeries-pâtisseries will proudly participate to Macaron Day on March 20th and offer its signature macarons for $1 (half off the regular price) and donate 100% of gross proceeds to BC Cancer Foundation, the largest funder of cancer research in this province. In addition, Franck Point, owner of Faubourg … Read moreIndulge for a sweet cause this March 20th!