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One sure sign of fall is the appearance of fresh, local apples at the farmer’s markets and grocery stores. Yes, we love our summer berries, but there’s something nostalgic about the flavour of a tangy, crisp apple. To celebrate the apple season, head out to an apple farm, apple festival or simply dig into a…

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Five fall family runs

Kid-friendly runs are a great way to challenge and motivate your family. Regardless of the course, the terrain or the obstacles, nothing will beat the look of accomplishment on your child’s face when they cross the finish line. Remember: the family that runs together, stays together! Or at least they get some exercise and create some fabulous…

Looking for a little end of first week of school / back-to-work celebration? The Wesbrook Village Festival never disappoints and it’s FREE! From a Kid’s Zone to live music and from local artisans to a free family BBQ, the 7th annual Fest has something for everyone from big to small. Six reasons to come to the Wesbrook…

Uninterrupted

Looking for a stunning summer, urban family event? Uninterrupted is one of this summer’s MUST-SEE’s, and TONIGHT (August 24th), this spectacle is specially geared towards children and families, and it’s FREE. Super star musicians (and friend to our fishy friends) Bobs and Lolo will be on hand, and there will be crafts and all kinds…

A lot of parents are wondering how view the Monday’s solar eclipse safely with kids. Although 85 per cent of the sun will blocked by the moon and it will appear dark outside, no one should not stare at Monday’s partial solar eclipse with the naked eye. It’s as damaging as staring into the full sun….

There’s a rare and exciting solar eclipse taking place tomorrow –  Monday (August 21st) in the morning. The partial eclipse (roughly 85%), where the moon covers the sun, for takes about 2.5 minutes, but the movement of the coverage takes place over about 2.5 hours. How to safely view the eclipse! Eclipse Details Start of…

Trending: The Fair at the PNE

Hee haw! It’s time for SuperDogs, blue-ribbon farm animals, mini donuts and ooey gooey ribs because the PNE Fair opens tomorrow. And of course Vancouver’s answer to Disneyland, Playland has been going strong all summer so if you haven’t, now is also the time to take a gentle ride on the Ferris Wheel or go…

Love the PNE and Playland, but feeling a little cash-strapped after a summer of go, go go? There are ways to save including discounted passes, special deals and even free admission. Check it! The 12 best ways to save on admissions or Playland passes at the 2017 PNE Fair Celebrate Canada 150 on Opening Weekend …