FABULOUSLY FRUGAL DIGEST: April 18: Free Tickets to Great Canadian Craft, free dance events…


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Vanessa Goodman what belongs to you – Photo Credit:  Ben Didier

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Get free Tickets to the Great Canadian Craft Fair from April 19-21
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Glowbal Collection is partnering with BC Children’s Hospital Foundation Jeans Day BBQ on April 24 with a $10 lunch
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Get a 8 piece gift worth $191 with a $35 Lancome purchase from the Bay until May 4
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Up to 80% off at the mavi warehouse sale from April 24 to May 4
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Warehouse sale of Breathe Yoga Wear, Fig Childrens Wear, Turf Girl and more on April 26-27
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International Dance Day events on April 29 – most of them free

 

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RETWEETIE BIRD

@lapentola  This month’s la famiglia dinner features classic dishes from Marche, Italy for just $55 for 10+ courses  http://ow.ly/vUOXC

@gastown: The Long Table Series @TheIrishHeather is back for 2014! http://t.co/8ic5KPzOhl #dining

@LDComputers: How to turn OFF Facebook auto play videos http://t.co/y2bOtPAvyg

@LeChateauStyle: Come celebrate the opening of our newly renovated store in Richmond Centre at our fab shopping event! May 3rd, 1-4pm http://t.co/sBIC5XzkXW

Win a $1000 @Ingledew’s shopping spree – here’s how http://ow.ly/i/5gVXT

 

SHOPPING

Current List of Sales: From computers, cosmetics, accessories, groceries and more, you’ll find it all here  at Shop Til You Drop Sales, Sales, Sales

Happening now: Shoes, Sweaters and more for $20 – Armadillo’s We’re Giving It Away Sale Happening Now 

April 12 to April 19:  Celebrate Earth Month with these events at various Whole Foods locations from April 12-19

April 19-21:  Get free Tickets to the Great Canadian Craft Fair

April 24 to May 4:  Up to 80% off at the mavi warehouse sale

April 26:  Celebrate Fine Finds Boutique’s 14th birthday with mini manicures, light nibbles & champagne on April 26

April 26-27:  Warehouse sale of Breathe Yoga Wear, Fig Childrens Wear, Turf Girl and more on April 26-27

 

ART AND ENTERTAINMENT

Thursdays:   at the Metro Theatre 2 Tickets for $32

September 16 to end of Hockey Season:  Dinner, hockey game and a ride to the game in a Benz starts Sept 16 with preseason games at Lift Bar & Grill for just $75

February 24, March 24, April 28, May 26, June 23: Enjoy Eff’ing Good Comedy at The Spud Shack Fryon select Mondays just $10 – next one is scheduled for February 24

April 5 to April 26:  Playwright Michael Healey takes on Stephen Harper with his cheeky play “Proud” at the Firehall Arts Centre

April 17 to May 31:  Vancouver TheatreSports™ League Goes Gorilla from April 17- May 31 – Tix $15 or $21 with a drink

April 5 to May 3:  Metro Theatre presents Gilbert and Sullivan’s comic opera, The Mikado from April 5 to May 3, tix start at $18

April 23:  You’re Invited to Bill’s Birthday Bash - a fundraiser for Bard on the Beach.  Tickets only $30

April 29:  International Dance Day events – most of them free

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BEAUTY AND FASHION

Now until May 4:  Get a 8 piece gift worth $191 with a $35 Lancome purchase from the Bay

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FOOD

Promotion:  Haute Chocolate Service at Chocolate Arts delivers a sweet chocolate high  at $15.95 per person:

PromotionSpring into a new Menu, Specials at Wild Rice Restaurant

Promotion:  Wine and Dine Menu for 2 + bottle of wine just $69 at Le Parisien

Review:  Small cafes, big taste – my review of Fraser Tasting Plates

Tuesdays: Down Dog & Donuts: Yoga, donuts and chai on Tuesday nights for $20 at Cartem’s Donuts

Ongoing Promotions:  Prix Fixe Dinners under $50 and Other Promotions

April 1 to April 30:  Join Provence for Fishy Fun This April with a prix-fixe Poisson d’Avril Menu  3 courses for $45 at Mediterranean Grill and four-course menu for $48 at Marinaside

April 1 to April 30:  Steak and Lobster Tail at Horizons Restaurant just $21 April 1-30 with this coupon

April 4-18:  Spice Market prix fixe lunch ($29) and dinner specials at Market by Jean-Georges - April 4-18

April 11-30:  Vancouver Foodster announces the Creme Brulee Challenge from  April 11-30, 2014

April 20 & April 21:  Enjoy a 3 course menu on Easter Sunday and Easter Monday at Gramercy Grill for $29

April 18-21:  Easter Brunch offerings at Earls Kitchen + Bar from Croque Madam to Chorizo & Mushroom Hash and more

April 20:  It’s back! The Family Traditions Easter Brunch Buffet at Dockside on April 20 - $54.95 for adults, $24.95 for kids 6-12, kids under 5 eat free

April 21-25:  Celebrate Admin Professional Week at Joe Fortes with a 2 for 1 lunch special

April 23: Early bird tickets for Gastown Tasting Plates for just $25 before March 24

April 23 to April 27, 2014:  Indulge your love for oysters at the Osoyoos 3rd Annual Oyster Festival  

April 24:  Glowbal Collection is partnering with BC Children’s Hospital Foundation Jeans Day BBQ with a $10 lunch

May 4:  Vancouver Foodster presents Burger Palooza Vancouver on Sunday, May 4, 2014 -just $40

May 14:  Tasting Plates Main Street is on May 14 – get early bird tickets before April 22 for $25

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WINE AND SPIRITS

Free Wine/Spirits tastings at the BC Liquor Stores for the month of April

Happy Hours:  9 pages of happy hours updated regularly – here’s the link to the Index Page

Oyster Happy Hours:  If you’re slurp happy, here’s a page listing Happy Hours for Oysters, listed by day

May 1: Early bird tickets are now on sale for Dish n’ Dazzle on May 1 with New Zealand wines, cocktails and food - just $69 until April 1

May 31:  Early bird tix now available for Vancouver International Tequila Expo on May 31 – just $50 before April 15 to benefit BC Hospitality