A Day of Surprises that Will Make You Feel Awesome About Yourself and Your City


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Smile-invoking surprises are in store in Vancouver, B.C.. The city will have its first 100-in-1 Day — a day when a bunch of different types of people will use their own time, money and creativity to do an "intervention."

The goal is to have 100 low-cost, low-impact projects designed at disrupting the bleak, distracted and busy routines of urban life by engaging people and reinvigorating public spaces, all for the sake of injecting vibrancy in the city and among its residents.

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