Jun
09

POSTER and PROGRAM: 125th Anniversary Celebration, June 12, 2011

PDF of Official Programme for the 125th Anniversary of the Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services. Event Date: June 12, 2011.

Jun
04

EVENT UPDATE: Burnaby Hats-Off Day, June 4, Hastings Street, Burnaby

The Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services Band marching in the 2010 Burnaby Hats Off Day Parade down Hastings Street

A really fun, annual event, Burnaby closes down a long stretch of Hastings Street, this time from Boundary Road to Gamma Avenue! A parade, street festivities, food galore, balloons, clowns, and much, much more takes over this busy thoroughfare, and it’s really a blast…

We will join the parade, which starts at 9 am, and we hope to see you there!

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Mar
23

Pictures from the St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2011

Here are some pictures from the 2011 St. Patrick’s Day Parade on a gorgeous spring day in downtown Vancouver!

For the parade, we marshalled (got organized with all the other parade entrants) on the deck of the Granville Street bridge, which meant we got to soak in the sun for a while, and get a few photos of some of the other entrants, before the parade rolled out. Then we travelled north (the wrong way!) down the Howe Street on-ramp and […]

Mar
20

St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2011

Once again, we will be in the annual Celticfest St. Patrick’s Day Parade! The event takes place on March 20, 2011, starting at 11 am at Howe and Drake and marching NORTH along Howe Street to Georgia and Granville.

We will be on a float because we’re bringing the whole swing band along, and haven’t figured out how to march with a piano or bass amp yet! However, this also means that if it’s raining, we may not be able to […]

Jun
06

Hats Off Day Parade 2010

Band marching in Burnaby's 2010 Hats Off Day Parade

Band marching in Burnaby’s Hats Off Day Parade 2010.