Thursday, February 10, 2011

Where's The Party?!?



This weekend is going to be one giant party to celebrate the 1 year anniversary of the Games. WOOHOO!! So put on your red & white and join in the fun- it's time to reignite our Canadian pride!

This weekend's celebrations include:

Blue Jacket Reunion Breakfast with John FurlongVancouver Convention Centre West side – Ballroom C and D

February 12th, 9:30-11:30 a.m.

This is a paid, ticketed event and tickets must be purchased in advance.
You can do so here.

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Olympic Torch at Jack Poole Plaza
February 12th, 4 p.m.

The outdoor Olympic torch will be relit for the one year anniversary of the 2010 Olympic Winter Games! (Blue Jackets will be having a reunion in the plaza all day long, beginning at noon, till 11:30 p.m.) This event is FREE.

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Relive Centre Ice On Granville St.
Granville Street at Robson Street, Vancouver 
 February 12th, 12:00pm - 9:00pm   

Play street hockey (bring your stick and a donation for the food bank), watch buskers, enjoy live music, meet the athletes of the 2010 Olympic Games and watch highlights from the Games! This event is FREE.

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Olympic Medals At The Royal Canadian Mint Boutique
 752 Granville Street, Vancouver
 February 10th - 13th 

Another chance to see the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic medals on display at the Royal Canadian Mint boutique if you missed doing so during the Games. This event is FREE but you MUST reserve free tickets to gain entry. Click here to register.

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Robson Square Ice Rink
 Howe Street at Robson Street, Vancouver
February 12th, 9:00am - 11:00pm 

Activities commemorating the one year anniversary of the opening of the Olympic Games will include free skating, visits by Olympic Athletes and performances! (Skate rentals $3.)

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Vancouver  Art Gallery
750 Hornby Street, Vancouver
February 12th, 10:00am - 5:00pm

Admission to the Art Gallery will be FREE on the one year anniversary of the 2010 Olympic Winter Games!

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 Illuminate Yaletown
February 11 & 12 Yaletown, Vancouver
February 12th, 5:30pm - 11:00pm

Explore Yaletown's historic streetscape during Illuminate Yaletown which features contemporary light art installations. This event is FREE.

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If that's not enough for you, there's plenty more places to join in the celebration, all over the Lower Mainland. Click here for an extensive list of events.

If you're looking for information on the upcoming TV specials for the one year anniversary, you will find them here.

Okay, I am off to participate in a Blue Jacket Flash Mob. Should be more fun than a barrel of monkeys! Back soon with photos!



*Every effort has been made to ensure information posted is accurate.



2 comments:

Seth said...

Enjoy the celebration!

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