Mother’s Day Tea with the Birds

Photo: Flickr Kerok Pics

Here’s an event Vancouver’s bird-loving Mom’s will be tweeting about! Mark your calendar for Saturday, May 12 and set flight for Boundary Bay Regional Park to celebrate both Mom and International Migratory Bird Day. Presented by the Boundary Bay Park Association, this afternoon of family fun features interactive displays, birding walks, not to mention tea and cookies.

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Mother’s Day Tea with the Birds

5 Food Events Happening This Month in Vancouver

BC Greenhouse Veggie Days

Like the blossoms on the trees, Vancouver is blooming from the changing seasons. With spring in full swing, this month promises a host of food related events to put on your social calendar.

Whether you plan on treating Mom to a sumptuous brunch on Mother’s Day, or want to celebrate the bounty of BC’s local produce, there’s an event that’s suited to you.

Here are five worth checking out this May:

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5 Food Events Happening This Month in Vancouver

4 Unique Ways To Spend Mother’s Day With Mom In Vancouver

Handmade cards are lovely, and a personal phone call is perfectly sweet, but there are more exciting ways to show your mama you care on Mother’s Day. Luckily for you, Vancouver is filled with special offers and activities to help you plan your surprise as the special Sunday approaches.

From tantalizing her tastebuds, to trying something entirely new, we’ve got a list of some fun (and unique) ways to honour your mother this Mother’s Day. Check out our list of 4 ways to spend the day with mom in Vancouver, and make her special day a day to remember.

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4 Unique Ways To Spend Mother’s Day With Mom In Vancouver

5 Mother’s Day Brunch Spots in Vancouver

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Photo courtesy of MARKET by Jean Georges

Sunday, May 8th is the day to celebrate your much-loved mom this year. Do it up right, and treat her to one of these special Mother’s Day brunches in Vancouver.

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5 Mother’s Day Brunch Spots in Vancouver

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend
Looking for a film fest, art event, market, live music, or a motorcycle championship this Friday to Sunday?  Read on for our top picks for things to do in Vancouver this weekend!

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Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

10 Last-Minute Mother’s Day Gifts & Special Deals

Yes, Mother’s Day is this Sunday, May 13, and Vancouver has lots of options for last-minute gifts, from special deals and events to share with Mom to Vancouver’s best spa treatments, sweets, gifts for new moms, and more.

10 Last-Minute Vancouver Mother’s Day Gift Ideas 

1. Take Mom to the Vancouver Art Gallery for free on Sunday, May 13: You pay for your own admission to VAG and Mom gets in free. Current exhibits include Emily Carr and the Theatre of Transcendence and the fantastic Beat Nation: Art, Hip Hop and Aboriginal Culture.

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10 Last-Minute Mother’s Day Gifts & Special Deals

Tea for Mother’s Day 2012 – Special Afternoon Teas for Mother’s Day 2012 Vancouver

Afternoon Tea at the Castle at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver. Photo: MB Digital / Air Canada enRoute

Mother’s Day Brunch is a great way to treat Mom to a meal on Mother’s Day (May 13), but it may not be suited to all moms. I’m a mom, and, if your mother is anything like me, the one thing I’d love for Mother’s Day is to sleep in.

Luckily, there’s a wonderful alternative to Mother’s Day Brunch that lets Mom sleep in and still provides delicious food and a chance to celebrate: Afternoon Tea for Mother’s Day. This year, Vancouver has several special Mother’s Day Teas to choose from, from High Tea at MOV to a jazz-lovers tea to tea-plus-massage-and-a-mini makeover at Whole Foods (yeah, even Whole Foods is getting in on the Mother’s Day action this year).

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Tea for Mother’s Day 2012 – Special Afternoon Teas for Mother’s Day 2012 Vancouver