Free Outdoor Movies Vancouver 2014 Schedule Announced!

free outdoor movies vancouver 2014

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One of the best parts about summer in Vancouver is starting up again on Tuesday, July 8 with the return of Free Outdoor Movies Vancouver 2014! The annual summer tradition of free outdoor movies in Vancouver is returning to the Grand Lawn at Ceperley Meadow near Second Beach in Stanley Park – for nine nights at dusk, every Tuesday from July 8th to September 2nd, 2014.

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Free Outdoor Movies Vancouver 2014 Schedule Announced!

Bike This! Re-Discovering the Central Valley Greenway

Central Valley Greenway Vancouver

If you’re looking for a relatively flat, easy and fun bicycle ride in Vancouver, the Central Valley Greenway is the place to go. This 29km trail can take you from the heart of Downtown Vancouver to the peaceful, suburban city of New Westminster in a couple of hours of easy cruising.

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Bike This! Re-Discovering the Central Valley Greenway

Grouse Grind Opens Up for the 2014 Summer Hiking Season

Grouse Grind Hike 2014

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No visit to Vancouver is complete without a trip up the Peak of Vancouver, and for many visitors and locals alike, the best way to get up Grouse Mountain is by foot. The only way you can go about doing that is by conquering the Grouse Grind, Vancouver’s notoriously hard hiking trail that’ll get you sweating, cursing, and shaking your fist at the world.

This past long weekend, the Grouse Grind opened up for the season after weeks of maintenance. Often referred to as “Mother Nature’s Stairmaster”, the Grouse Grind is a great excuse for a workout in the woods.

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New Evening Campfires and More at Fort Langley National Historic Site

photo: oTENTik at Fort Langley NHS

photo: oTENTik at Fort Langley NHS

Fort Langley is the exact location where, a century and a half ago, a huge fur trade organization called the Hudson’s Bay Company established a small post to trade with the First Nations of the West Coast. The enterprise grew, evolved, and influenced history, leading to the creation of the colony of British Columbia.
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New Evening Campfires and More at Fort Langley National Historic Site

Love Crows? Don’t Miss Crow Night in Vancouver

Photo credit: cynic.org.uk

Photo credit: cynic.org.uk

You see them every day – cawing, gliding and eyeing you suspiciously as you walk by.

Now you can get to know them a little better.

Crows take the spotlight at the second annual Crow Night at Vancouver Central Library on May 9, an evening dedicated to the bringing one of the city’s most common birds out of the shadows.

Crow specialist Dr. Rob Butler will lead the event, sharing stories and anecdotes from his four decades of studying birds.  He’ll be joined by Vancouver’s own award-winning “crow-cumentarian” Mike McKinlay, who will show his film Crows.  The short film, which debuted on the Knowledge Network, follows a group of crows that roost in Burnaby, B.C.  (You can see the film on Vimeo here).  Continue reading:
Love Crows? Don’t Miss Crow Night in Vancouver

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