Kids In Vancouver: Peruse, Purchase & Play at the Vancouver International Boat Show

Granville Island Floating Show | Photo: Vancouver International Boat Show

With the ground covered in snow, and many of Vancouver’s water surfaces solidified in ice, it may seem like a peculiar time for the city to host a boat show. Now in its 55th year, the largest boat show in Western Canada has proven that boating can be a year-round affair.

At first glance, this showcase of the newest and most innovative boats and accessories may seem fit only for the most skilled and passionate boaters who are serious about making a purchase, but the event offers a variety of shows and displays to entertain visitors of all ages and skill levels. Here are 4 highlights at the boat show that the whole family can enjoy.

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Kids In Vancouver: Peruse, Purchase & Play at the Vancouver International Boat Show

7 Free Parking Areas in Vancouver

photo: Clayton Perry / Flickr

photo: Clayton Perry / Flickr

populistPopulist is Vancouver’s cinematic city guide, showcasing everything that’s happening in the city through video – Your hub for where to go, what to do and who to see. Populist is run by Film and TV Producer, Rebecca Traub and Broadcast Journalist, Blanca Blandon (aka YinYang). Follow the fun at thisispopulist.com.

We know what you’re thinking. Free parking in Vancouver? Is this a joke? Well, it’s not. Parking in this city isn’t cheap so we’ve put together a list of areas with free parking to help you save a few extra dollars.

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7 Free Parking Areas in Vancouver

Pulitzer Prize Topdog/Underdog Hits the Vancouver Stage

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David LLoyd and Aadin Church in TopDog/Underdog

Vancouver’s Jessie Award-nominated independent theatre company, Seven Tyrants Theatre, is staging the Western Canada premiere of Topdog/Underdog, winner of the 2002 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. Continue reading:
Pulitzer Prize Topdog/Underdog Hits the Vancouver Stage

James & Jamesy In The Dark (Free Ticket Giveaway!)

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Pixar meets Waiting for Godot in this visually stunning and hilarious British take on the origins of consciousness. “It’s like Beckett, but with hope.”

With their unique brand of physical comedy and wit, James & Jamesy lure audiences into their obscure world, treating them to a rich and uproarious celebration of life.

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James & Jamesy In The Dark (Free Ticket Giveaway!)

Vancouver TheatreSports League Launches Their New Trump Improv Show

Sourced from VTSL

Sourced from VTSL

With 46 days left to go until US Election Day, speculations about the next American President are growing exponentially. Tensions are high given the implications of voters’ choice for the American, as well as the global populace.

My boyfriend and I have different political views and usually try to adhere to the general rule of leaving politics out of our date nights. However, Vancouver TheatreSports League’s new show offers a lighthearted way to address US (and world) politics with an improvised election game that’s bound to have everyone collapsed in laughter.

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Vancouver TheatreSports League Launches Their New Trump Improv Show

9 Unusual Things to Do in Vancouver in September (And Year Round – For the Most Part)

photo: Huffington Post

photo: Huffington Post

populistPopulist is Vancouver’s cinematic city guide, showcasing everything that’s happening in the city through video – Your hub for where to go, what to do and who to see. Populist is run by Film and TV Producer, Rebecca Traub and Broadcast Journalist, Blanca Blandon (aka YinYang). Follow the fun at thisispopulist.com.

September marks new beginnings and although it may not currently feel like it, the end of summer. With that being said, there are still tons of activities to partake in this month! Here’s a roundup of the most unusual ones:

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9 Unusual Things to Do in Vancouver in September (And Year Round – For the Most Part)

Kids In Vancouver: 5 Stroll-Worthy Seawalls In The City

Coal Harbour Seawall | Photo: Alexis Burkill (Flickr)

Coal Harbour Seawall | Photo: Alexis Burkill (Flickr)

Vancouver is rich with walking paths that weave along the city’s waterfront, but many seawall strolls are kilometres long, often too far for little feet to trek. Here are 5 seawall walks that are perfect to tackle with toddlers in tow, and each one has a fun destination at the end of the path, to keep the kids in motion while the adults enjoy the views along the way.

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Kids In Vancouver: 5 Stroll-Worthy Seawalls In The City