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Steals and Deals

Hemispheres Wine

Raise a Glass to Father's Day

Sure you'd love to splurge on a European holiday for dad, but here's the next best thing: sign him up for a membership from Hemispheres Wine by June 20 and receive a bonus 6 pack of varietals from Rioja, Spain. And seeing as you're such a great daughter, dad's bound to share. Learn more here.

Village on False Creek

Life's a Carnivale

The Village on False Creek presents the first-everVillage Carnivale, four days filled with fun for all ages. Downtown will be treated to a 65-foot ferris wheel beside the beautiful waters of False Creek, food from some of Vancouver's best vendors and free public art making and entertainment by the renowned Public Dreams. Admission is free; rides on the ferris wheel are $4 (per person/cash only) and free for children under 6 accompanied by an adult. Carnivale: Thursday, June 16 (4:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.), Friday, June 17 (4:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.), Saturday, June 18 (11:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.), Sunday, June 19 (11:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.). For more info visit and find them on Twitter: @van_village.


Face Forward

Treat your skin to a relaxing and refreshing one-hourOptaDerm facial, now only $45 ($96 value). Experience the soothing effects of aromatherapy massage, a thorough deep pore cleansing, skin smoother peel and soothing hydrating mask. Offer expires June 30, OptaDerm Skin Care & Laser Clinic, 340-2184 W. Broadway, Vancouver, 604-737-2026,