What: This historic district’s cobblestone streets are lined with Victorian buildings that today house everything from souvenir shops and First Nations galleries to stylish clothing boutiques. A perfect area to people watch and learn new street photography and photojournalism techniques!
Where: Waterfront Seabus Terminal inside in front of Rogue Restaurant- 601 W Cordova St
What: The largest bridal show in the Fraser Valley, It’s My Wedding has everything you need to plan your big day! Vendors ranging from florists to photographers to delicious cake creators can be found at this amazing bridal fair. You can even “say yes to your dress” with Monte Durham from TLC’s Say Yes to the Dress Atlanta.
Where: Tradex Trade and Exhibition Centre- 1190 Cornell Street, Abbotsford
When: Saturday, January 14, from 10 am to 6 pm. Sunday, January 15 from 10 am to 5 pm.
What: Qi Gong is a gentle flowing movement class taught by master Hing Tse.
This is a class that everyone can participate in from youngsters to seniors. Hing will show you how to move your body for greater flexibility, balance and well-being. Wear loose, comfortable clothing and flat shoes. All levels welcome.
Where: Vital Health Medical Clinic Kitsilano – 1855 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver
When: Saturday mornings in January, from 9 to 10 am
What: The Robson Square Ice Rink, located in downtown Vancouver, is open until February 14. Skating is free with your own skates, otherwise, rentals are available. The rink also features a concession stand with snacks and warm drinks.
Where: Robson Square – 800 Robson Square, Vancouver
When: The rink is open daily from 9 am to 9 pm Sunday to Thursday, and from 9 am to 11 pm Fridays and Saturdays, until February 14.
What: This two-day expo encompasses two stages and two halls that will feature hundreds of products like beer, pasta, pizza, breads, perogies and more for those who are gluten free, dairy free, soy free, diabetic friendly, and low FODMAP diets. The expo will have registered dieticians, doctors, and chefs for info and advice, along with exclusive deals and giveaways.
Where: Vancouver Convention Centre East, 1055 Canada Place, Vancouver
When: Saturday, January 14 at 10 am to Sunday, January 15 at 4 pm
Tickets: $12 for one-day ticket, $20 for weekend pass, $39 for VIP pass; purchase online.
What: In this Workshop on Homeopathy Remedies for Winter Illnesses you will learn the basics of this amazing natural medicine, what to keep in your home remedy kit and practical tips on home remedies for a variety of typical winter illnesses.
Where: #101 2245 West Broadway Street, Vancouver
When: Saturday, January 14, from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
What: Come help with the annual willow harvest that creates the shaping of the lower arch canopy on the Means of Production Garden hillside.Participants may leave with a fistful of willow for their own projects and the rest is used in various community weaving events throughout the year. Bring a cup for tea and a snack to share.
Where: Means of Production garden- East 6th Avenue, Vancouver
When: Saturday, January 14, from 10 am to 2 pm. Workshop is outdoors, rain or shine.