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Celebrate! Stanley Park 125 media launch

Archived - May 30Celebrate! Stanley Park: August 24-25 festival to highlight park’s 125th anniversary

The City, Park Board, local First Nations, and sponsors announced a major celebration of the popular, beloved Stanley Park. Join in the outdoor festivities: free family entertainment and performances, sports, heritage experiences, and cultural presentations.

John Hendry Park playground

Archived - May 27Sailboat and custom-built playhouses entertain children in three new accessible playgrounds

Three new accessible playgrounds open in John Hendry, Salsbury, and Carleton Parks in East Vancouver.

Vancouver Draw Down artwork

Archived - May 26Get drawn in; participate in Vancouver Draw Down 2013

Enjoy open, inclusive and free drawing workshops as part of the Vancouver Draw Down event. Led by professional artists, participate in these creative happenings for all ages and abilities across Vancouver.

Cyclists

Archived - May 24Get to work on two wheels during Bike to Work Week

The City is working with HUB, a non-profit group, to encourage new riders to try one of the cleanest and most energy efficient forms of transportation during Bike to Work Week, which runs May 27 to June 2.

Helen Hill at Potluck Catering

Archived - May 16City of Vancouver affirms its role as a leader in social enterprise

The City of Vancouver is stepping up its support for Vancouver’s booming social enterprise sector, providing grant funding totaling $380,000 over two years to two organizations to support the growth of the social enterprise sector and the capacity of businesses to hire and support people with barriers to employment.

Woman setting out Green Bin

Archived - May 16Are you ready for the switch?

From now until July, if you live in a house or duplex, your Green Bin and recycling will be emptied every week, and your garbage bin every other week. To help you with this change, sign up online for garbage and Green Bin collection reminders by email, text message, voicemail or tweet.

Child on bike

Archived - May 14We want to hear from you about the Point Grey-Cornwall Corridor

Come to a drop-in open house and share your thoughts on ways to improve this corridor May 23, 25 and 27. City staff will be available at all the open houses to discuss the project, answer questions and gather input.

Get ready for summer! Enjoy Vancouver's heated outdoor pools

Archived - May 14Almost summer! Outdoor pools open this weekend

Outdoor pools and beaches open for summer on May 18, 2013, with lifeguards and park rangers on duty.

Riverfront Park view of the Fraser River

Archived - May 14City unlikely to be affected by rising Fraser River levels

The City of Vancouver is unlikely to be impacted by the High Streamflow Advisory for the Lower Fraser River, issued by the BC River Forecast Centre.

Keep Vancouver Spectacular Team

Archived - May 08May is Keep Vancouver Spectacular Month

It’s spring cleaning time in Vancouver! Every May, thousands of volunteers roll up their sleeves and take part in Keep Vancouver Spectacular, our annual city-wide cleanup campaign. Join a neighbourhood cleanup team or sign up to be a block captain.

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