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August 2020 Vancouver Newsletter


No one is you and that is your SUPER POWER 



National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day 🍪
August 4, 2020

Whether yours are homemade or store bought, pour a glass of milk and enjoy.

National Cat Day 🐱
August 8, 2020

Give your cats some extra time and cuddles today.  You might even want to give them an extra treat.

National S'mores Day 🍫
August 10, 2020

S’mores consists of a roasted marshmallow with a layer of chocolate bar sandwiched between two pieces of graham cracker.

World Humanitarian Day 🤲
August 19, 2020

Volunteer at a homeless shelter or soup kitchen. Donate some of your personal belongings to someone in need. Make a contribution to a relief organization. Do a random act of kindness for a complete stranger.

International Day For The Remembrance Of The Slave Trade And It's Abolition ⛓
August 23, 2020

On August 23rd, International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade & its Abolition is set aside to pause and remember the tragedy of the slave trade.



Always positive and offering her knowledge and resources to new students. She puts much effort and details into her assignments. She thinks about the best practice and interest of the children. Indriani will be amazing in the ECE field.

BC Day is August 3rd, 2020 🍁

The first Monday of August is known as British Columbia Day. It is a statutory holiday and gives Canadians in the province the chance to celebrate their achievements or relax with friends and family members.


Endless variety

There are more than 1,200 varieties of watermelon in the world that range from pink to orange, large to small, round to even square! If you ever find yourself in Japan, be sure to track down its famous "cubic" watermelons.


Watermelon is both a fruit and a vegetable

Watermelons cross all produce boundaries.


Guilt-free food

Watermelons are 92% water, so you can not only dig in without feeling guilty and stay hydrated on a hot summer day.

Try These Pink Melon Lollies 🍭



  • -Put the melon, sugar, lime juice and ginger in a blender (or use a stick blender) and whizz until smooth. Skim off any fluffy stuff, then divide between ice lolly moulds and freeze overnight.


  • --When you’re ready to serve, remove the lollies from their moulds and dip into popping candy, if you like, or see tip, before tucking in.


  • --TIP:  Buy apple-green popping candy online or rub some green food colouring into a little more granulated sugar. 

Get Ready for a ComeBack! 🏙

All we have accomplished so far keeping ourselves, and each other, safe is paying off now and we deserve some good things. The things we can find in our local restaurants, hotels, attractions and businesses that have also been waiting patiently. Now, the wait is over.


Visit Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) for the most accurate and up-to-date information. They continue to reassess the public health risk, based on the best available information as the situation evolves.

Stay Safe This Summer 🌞

Physical distancing from others is important. Staying away from others is the only way to keep people from getting the disease. No community is immune. COVID-19 can be spread by people who have minimal symptoms. Someone who seems healthy could spread it to parents, grandparents or other people in our community. Some of these people could get seriously ill from this virus. Stay home except for essential errands. Tips  https://www.healthlinkbc.ca/health-feature/summer