#VirtuallyVancouver – Wellness at Home with Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden

Situated in the heart of Vancouver’s historic Chinatown neighbourhood, Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden is an oasis of tranquility, reflection, and culture amid the bustle of urban life. While the garden may be closed, we can now access a moment of pause at home with virtual meditation, yoga, and art talks.

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#VirtuallyVancouver – Wellness at Home with Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden

Learn a New Skill with These Online Classes and Books from Vancouver

There is a wealth of knowledge and skills here in Vancouver, and so many who are willing to share! While you may not be able to get to a class in-person, there are many ways to learn something new from the folks here while you are self-isolating.

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Learn a New Skill with These Online Classes and Books from Vancouver

#VirtuallyVancouver – Experience Vancouver from Above

San Francisco has its trolley cars, Venice has its gondolas. And Vancouver has flying Beavers and Otters. Experience Vancouver virtually, from a seat of a small propeller-powered float plane as it buzzes above the city and surrounding mountains. These are virtual tours, so use your mouse or finger to look around!

Alpine Lakes & Glaciers tour

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#VirtuallyVancouver – Experience Vancouver from Above

Finally, an Online Dance Party for Older Adults

So you’re over 55, you’re feeling cooped up, and you want to get your groove on. But maybe you’d rather connect with some folks your own age rather than jumping in with a bunch of 20-40-somethings. West Point Grey Community CentreTrout Lake Community Centre and Moberly Arts and Cultural Centre have collaborated to create an online dance classes for the 55+ community.

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Finally, an Online Dance Party for Older Adults

Whitecaps FC Rally Vancouver to Help Save the Vancouver Aquarium

Vancouver Whitecaps FC and Vancouver Aquarium have joined forces to sell high-performance athletic face masks, with all net proceeds to benefit the aquarium during this critical period of need for the beloved civic landmark. As part of this partnership, more than 25 ‘Caps staff members are volunteering in the rescue effort, providing hundreds of labour hours in vital outreach efforts to Vancouver Aquarium members, donors, and supporters.

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Whitecaps FC Rally Vancouver to Help Save the Vancouver Aquarium

#VirtuallyVancouver – Educational Travel Experiences for Kids

With weeks of self-isolation behind us and a few more still to come, we understand that children might be feeling a touch of cabin fever, so we’ve compiled some Vancouver-based resources and activities to keep them entertained.

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#VirtuallyVancouver – Educational Travel Experiences for Kids

Celebrate Earth Day from Home – 3 Ideas to Get You Started

April 22nd marks the 50th annual Earth Day! In Vancouver, our earth-loving residents usually celebrate with the Commercial Drive Earth Day Parade and Festival, which has understandably been cancelled. Instead, we’re giving you top tips and ideas for celebrating Earth Day from home. Continue reading:
Celebrate Earth Day from Home – 3 Ideas to Get You Started