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Year of the Pic Temple Fair 2019
Feb 10

Year of the Pig Temple Fair

By Scott McDonald

Mark your calendars– our Year of the Pig Temple Fair celebration takes place on Sunday, February 10, 2019. The Dr. Sun Yai-Sen Classical Chinese Garden’s annual Temple Fair celebration returns in 2019 to usher in the Year of the Pig! The twelfth animal in the Chinese zodiac, the pig is a symbol of prosperity, its […]

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I Heart Tulips at Metropolis in Metrotown
Jan 26

I Heart Tulips – 10,000 Tulips Bloom in Metrotown

By Scott McDonald

Immerse yourself in 10,000 Live Tulips Blooming at Metropolis at Metrotown, Saturday, January 26 — all for charity! The first-ever I Heart Tulips event, a floral installation in support of Variety – the Children’s Charity, takes place on Saturday, January 26, 2019. In the depths of the post-holiday doldrums, the creators of the hugely popular […]

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Flow to Slow Yoga at VanDusen Garden
Jan 14

Flow to Slow Yoga at VanDusen Gardens

By Scott McDonald

Join us for some Yoga at VanDusen Gardens this winter! Join us for an energizing, relaxing yoga at VanDusen Botanical Garden. The first portion of class moves you through a gentle flow of active, dynamic postures that wake up your muscles and get blood flowing. We will then wind down to a slower pace, holding […]

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Tai Chi at Vancouver Chinese Garden - 3 Sundays only
Jan 06

Tai Chi at the Vancouver Chinese Garden

By Scott McDonald

Start the new year on a balanced note — with Tai Chi in a garden! Tai Chi Chuan is a one of a kind health and mindfulness practice that draws from thousands of years of history and tradition. Involving a series of gentle movements and simple postures which are designed to improve coordination, balance and […]

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Chinatown Millennium Gate on Pender Street
Sep 21

Things To Do in Chinatown: A Moon Festival Itinerary

By Kathy Gibler

A Moon Festival Itinerary – Things To Do at the Mid-Autumn Moon Festival The Mid-Autumn Moon Festival presents a wonderful opportunity for family fun. Gardens BC has put together a list of ‘things to do’ to assist in making your choice. The actual festival date is September 24; most of the events take place on […]

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Mid Autumn Moon Festival at Sun Yat Sen Chinese Garden in Vancouver
Sep 18

Mid-Autumn Moon Festival: Moon Gladness

By Kathy Gibler

Not-To-Be-Missed! Mid-Autumn Moon Festival 中秋节 Zhōngqiū Jié:  Moon Gladness It happens every year and every year it seems to take us by surprise as we begin the move away from the yang sun and the heat of summer toward the yin moon and the months ruled by the cool and dark of the night sky. […]

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Garden Day in Riley Park
Jun 23

Garden Day in Riley Park

By Scott McDonald

Celebrate Garden Day in Riley Park on June 23, 2018! A collaborative event between the Riley Park Community Garden and the Riley Park Famers Market, Garden Day at Riley Park will be an opportunity for new and seasoned gardening enthusiasts, families, schools and tourists alike to visit and share their knowledge and passion for gardens and […]

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Sun Yat-Sen 24th Annual Lantern Festival
Dec 22

24th Annual Winter Solstice Lantern Festival

By Scott McDonald

The 24th Annual Winter Solstice Lantern Festival returns to Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden on December 21 after a yearlong break! Produced in partnership with the Secret Lantern Society, the lantern festival transforms the Garden into an illuminated wonderland with hundreds of handmade lanterns, live music, light installations, and aromatic tea. 冬天来了! 温哥华的中山公园(Dr. Sun […]

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Nov 15

Facility Rentals at UBC Botanical Garden

By Scott McDonald

Explore the different UBC Botanical Garden venues below. From the magical Contemporary Lawn and Arbour to the “best of both worlds” Reception Centre and to the peaceful Nitobe Memorial Garden, you’re bound to find the right space that fits your needs. Roseline Sturdy Amphitheatre A modern terraced setting, with a beautifully patinaed rammed-earth wall, provides […]

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