Chocolatey Mint Girl Guides Cookies are Back!
Oct 2 – Dec 31 all-day

Girl Guides of Canada’s famous mint chocolate cookies are back for the fall season!

Until December, Chocolatey Mint Girl Guides cookies are available for purchase at a location near you. Plus, they’re only $5! Check the Girl Guides of Canada Cookie Finder Map to find out where to buy YOUR cookies.

Get one or ten boxes for your friends and family, or do what we do and keep them all for yourself!

KURIOS by Cirque du Soleil @ Concord Pacific Place
Oct 19 – Dec 31 all-day
KURIOS by Cirque du Soleil @ Concord Pacific Place | Vancouver | British Columbia | Canada
A world of curiosities is set to unravel at Concord Pacific Place under the Big Top as Cirque du Soleil rolls into Vancouver this fall!


Step into the curio cabinet of an ambitious inventor who defies the laws of time, space and dimension in order to reinvent everything around him. Suddenly, the visible becomes invisible, perspectives are transformed, and the world is literally turned upside down.

Broadway Across Canada: JERSEY BOYS @ Queen Elizabeth Theatre
Nov 14 – Nov 19 all-day

Immerse yourself inside the story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons in the Tony Award® and GRAMMY Award-winning true-life musical phenomenon, JERSEY BOYS. From the streets of New Jersey to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, they will dazzle you with their slick harmonies when they rock-and-roll into the Queen Elizabeth Theatre this November.

Featuring hits like “Big Girls Don’t Cry,” “Can’t Take My Eyes Off of You,” and “Rag Doll,” JERSEY BOYS is the can’t-miss jukebox musical of the season!

Find out more about the JERSEY BOYS National Tour here.

Christmas at Hycroft @ Hycroft
Nov 16 – Nov 19 all-day

Start off your Christmas season right and enjoy Christmas at Hycroft!

Wander through every nook and cranny of the beautiful Edwardian mansion. All three floors will be decked out with boughs of holly and other seasonal splendour.

Click here for more information.

St. Paul’s Lights of Hope @ St Paul's
Nov 16 2017 – Jan 8 2018 all-day

Lights of Hope, St. Paul’s Foundation’s annual fundraising campaign for our hospitals’ and residences’ greatest needs, is celebrating 20 years of giving this holiday season.

NEWS 1130 is a proud media sponsor of LIGHTS OF HOPE this season to commemorate 20 years of lighting up Burrard Street! CLICK HERE to donate and support!

Bringing together thousands of British Columbians and tourists, the Lights of Hope celebration will take place on Thursday, November 16th from 6:00-8:00 pm. Marking the launch of the fundraising campaign, the celebration will feature fireworks and St. Paul’s Hospital’s iconic lighting display – illuminating Burrard Street with over 100,000 sparkling light bulbs.

Guests can sip on hot chocolate, listen to local choirs singing Christmas carols, and grab a snack at one of the food trucks lining the street. Fireworks and the lighting display will take place between 6:30 – 7:00pm.

Lights of Hope supports St. Paul’s Foundation in meeting the greatest needs of caregivers, patients, residents and loved ones. Donate today at

The event is being held at St. Paul’s Hospital at 1081 Burrard Street and the spectacular display will be up until January 8th, shining every day from dusk till dawn.

West Coast Christmas Show & Artisan Marketplace @ TRADEX
Nov 17 – Nov 19 all-day

The West Coast Christmas Show and Artisan Marketplace returns to the TRADEX in Abbotsford in November!

Shop a wide variety of seasonal home decor, plus find the perfect gifts for your friends and family. With over 200 vendors, there is something for everyone.

Click here for more information.

Our Kids Private School Expo @ Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre
Nov 19 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Our Kids Private School Expo @ Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre | Vancouver | British Columbia | Canada

Our Kids Vancouver Private School Expo.   Considering private school?

You’re family is invited to attend the “Our Kids Private School Expo” in Vancouver.   In just one afternoon, you’ll gain the information you need to make the best choices around your child’s education.

  • Learn about new curriculum
  • Discover 4 important questions most parents don’t know to ask
  • Get insider tips on the application process
  • Speak with education consultants and experts
  • Meet with local private schools and top-ranked international boarding schools


The school your child attends has a profound impact on his or her success. Make time to visit the Our Kids Private School Expo.










14th Annual Windows of Hope @ Richmond Auto Mall
Nov 21 – Dec 31 all-day

The Richmond Auto Mall and the Richmond News are proud to present the 14th annual Windows of Hope, in support of the Richmond Christmas Fund.

Every year, the dealerships at the Richmond Auto Mall have invited businesses and volunteers to paint unique holiday windows in the Auto Mall. A proud Richmond tradition, Windows of Hope raises money for the Richmond Christmas Fund. Each year, the Fund distributes grocery vouchers to families and individuals in need, and special holiday gifts to children and teenagers.

The Windows of Hope will be on display at the Richmond Auto Mall throughout December.

Click here to support the Richmond Christmas Fund and Windows of Hope.

Salvation Army Christmas Kettle Campaign
Nov 23 – Dec 24 all-day

The Salvation Army’s iconic red kettles are back for the holiday season. For six weeks, the Christmas kettles line the streets in over 40 communities across the province.

This year’s goal is to raise $4.5 million dollars – the money will go towards providing vital funds to feed, clothe and shelter individuals and families in need.

For more information about the Christmas Kettle campaign, click here.

SOS Children’s Village BC International Foster Awards Gala @ The Law Courts Inn
Nov 23 @ 6:00 pm

SOS Children’s Village BC – International Foster Awards Gala recognizes leadership and success in foster care.  It celebrates inspiring former foster children who have triumphed over adversity.  It raises money to help current foster children in dire need.  The gala is a festive and magical evening in Downtown Vancouver at the spectacular Law Courts Inn, featuring a delicious sit-down buffet dinner and dessert, with glasses of fine wines and craft beer by donation.

There will be a keynote speech from Michael ‘Pinball’ Clemons formerly of the CFL.

Receiving the inaugural award will be Tom Watson: Founder of Your Better Life, Owner/President of Recreation Excellence, an international motivational speaker, and a best-selling author.

With 200 guests attending, the evening features live entertainment, exciting live and silent auctions, a 50/50 draw, and a little surprise from SOS Villages around the world – a perfect way to kick off the holiday season in style, and for a great cause.

The most rewarding part of the evening is that net proceeds go directly to SOS Children’s Village BC’s programs and homes for local foster children, and for youth who have aged out of care at 19 years old and are struggling with homelessness.

Fundraising Goals:

In the past our galas have been averaging between $50,000 to $75,000 in funds raised, and $100,000 is where we truly need to be in order to ensure our programs and homes for foster children and youth in need can continue, as well as expand.  It is wonderful that we have an SOS Children’s Village in Surrey, but our vision is to have Villages across British Columbia, and we need your support in order to make it happen.  The International Foster Awards Gala is a focused fundraising event – it’s not just about buying the ticket and bidding on auction items – it’s about proudly making that cash donation to help us reach our goal and to change lives!

If you are interested in becoming a $5K Gold or $3K Silver Sponsor of the International Foster Awards Gala, which includes complimentary reserved seating at a VIP table, please contact executive director Douglas Dunn at or (604) 574-2964 ext. 102. There are only two Gold sponsorships available and ten Silver sponsorships.