Watch Free Family Movies This Saturday at Cineplex Theatres


Everyone loves free movies.

On Saturday, October 22, movie-lovers across British Columbia can enjoy a morning of free movies at their local Cineplex theatre – all in support of its national charitable partner, WE, a movement that brings people together and gives them the tools to change the world. Read more…

3 Pumpkin Patches Near Kitsilano to Visit Before Halloween

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Thanksgiving was originally celebrated as a day of giving thanks for the blessing of the harvest.

So what better time to go pick yourself a pumpkin to carve for Halloween.

There are plenty of pumpkin patches around the Lower Mainland to choose from but here are three that are easy to get to if you’re short on time but still want to pick your perfect pumpkin. Read more…

Taste of Thanksgiving at Whole Foods Thursday, September 29

Whether you want an evening of holiday indulgence or need inspiration for your Thanksgiving Dinner,  Whole Foods’ annual Taste of Thanksgiving event is a must. This Thursday, September 29, from 5-8pm, The Whole Foods on West 4th will be serving up Thanksgiving classics and vegetarian and vegan options. Read more…

A Royal Sunday in Kitsilano

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The shiny, happy royals spent some time in Kitsilano this weekend. As reported by CBC News, the royal tour of Vancouver wrapped up at the Kitsilano Coast Guard Base where Prince William and Kate boarded a hovercraft for their journey back to Victoria. Read more…

Cool event alert: Bike the Night takes place in Kitsilano Sept. 16


Looking for cool Friday evening plans? Bike the Night kicks off Friday evening at Granville Park (corner of Pine and 15th) and follows a 10-kilometre route through Kitsilano. It ends in Connaught Park (near 10th and Vine).

Organized by HUB Cycling, the event is part fitness and part research. Cyclists will get the chance to familiarize themselves with the future of the Arbutus Greenway. It also involves a pre-party with perks like snacks and bike repair as well as an after party at a Kits pub.

“It’s family-friendly and kids under 12 are free — all you need is to be able to ride a bike in a fairly straight line,” Laura Jane, HUB’s director of corporate engagement and events told Vancouver Courier. Read more…