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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….

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 …

August is the month for star gazers and lovers of the deep night sky. August is when the Perseid meteor showers explode, and this year, a total eclipse of the sun. Despite the bright lights of the city and the ashy haze, there are high-powered telescopes, knowledgable astronomers and creative artists to help guide you…

Okay so you’re stuck in the city on the long weekend. Rather than watch the tumbleweed blow down the middle of Main St, head out for a little summer in the city vibe at one of these FREE family-friendly events. Brigade Days at Fort Langley National Historic Site of Canada August 5, 2017 – August 7,…

Canada’s 150th has not been without controversy, many pointing out that Indigenous peoples were living here with their own rich and vibrant cultures well before Canada’s inception 150 years ago. To boot many of us are unfamiliar with much of Indigenous history. Thankfully, this summer is a golden opportunity to explore the many forms of arts, culture and…

Celebrate Dad by spending Father’s Day (June 18th) in Vancouver with him doing something he loves. Here’s some inspiration for local fun stuff from fishing and brunch to baseball and beer. Go fishing If the Dad in your life loves the peace and quiet of fishing, take him out for some angling this Father’s Day. Lake Lafarge…