The First-Ever YVR Community Chill Out is Happening August 13

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YVR is hosting its first-ever Community Chill Out on August 13th at Flight Path Park in Richmond.

This free family event will feature fun activities for all to enjoy, including the YVR Passport Challenge, where you can visit YVR’s community partners’ booths to get your Chill Out Passport stamped to win some cool prize packs and a chance to win $500 travel vouchers. Continue reading:
The First-Ever YVR Community Chill Out is Happening August 13

Bag a Bargain at Vancouver’s Great Grandview Garage Sale 

ggs2Come rain or shine you can’t stop the folk in East Van seeking out a great deal at their annual neighbourhood-wide garage sale. Each year on the third Saturday in June, just before Father’s Day, more than 100 households in the Grandview Woodland area between Broadway and the Burrard Inlet and between Clark and Nanaimo set out their stalls and get ready to do business. We spoke with one of the volunteer organisers, Dan Freeman, a transportation planner who lives in the neighbourhood (and loves a garage sale) to find out more.

How did the Great Garage Sale start?

Parts of the neighbourhood have had garage sales for a decade or more which all started when  a bunch of families got together after there had been some heated debate in the community after traffic calming measures had been installed. It was part of helping  the community come together through a big multi-family garage sale. Last year a few of us got together and expanded it across the whole neighbourhood.  Continue reading:
Bag a Bargain at Vancouver’s Great Grandview Garage Sale