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There are lots of Lunar New Year celebrations around town these days. Ushering in the Chinese New Year is a Very Big Deal in Metro Vancouver with our sizeable Chinese-Canadian population. But if you’re looking for a smaller, cosier, kid-friendly event for the family, you can’t beat Wesbrook Village. A few fun facts about this…

Guest post and all photos by Laura Crawford, a North Vancouver mom of two and the voice behind Pretty Petunias. The North Shore is home to many playgrounds with killer views. Here are a few of our favourites. 10 North Shore playgrounds with spectacular views John Lawson Park This is a very popular, well known…

Kick off Family Day weekend with a little alone time, sans enfants! Talk about a win-win date night. You drop the kids at The World of Kidtropolis where you know they’ll have a ball, then head out for up to four hours with your partner for a movie, dinner, dessert, shopping, exploring or really anything…

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. An entire day devoted to LOVE? No wonder kids get so excited! Love starts with family. We’ve put together some of our favourite activities for you and your kids to celebrate this special occasion in Metro Vancouver. Valentine’s events! Indulge in a fancy hot chocolate Happening now until…

Looking for an extra special outing for the family on a blustery, wet weekend? Take them to the theatre for a magical  family friendly theatrical production of Sleeping Beauty Dreams. This Mexican style take on the famous fairy tale features gorgeous wooden marionettes and hand-made puppets and tackles some universal and topical themes around independence,…

Vanier Park / Museum of Vancouver, HR MacMillan Space Centre and Bard on the Beach: 1100 Chestnut Stree

On February 3rd, head down to the beach (no, not for a chilly ocean dip ) to explore some family-friendly attractions at Vanier Park as part of the annual Winter Wander. It’s only $5 per person and FREE for kids under 5, the Museum of Vancouver (MOV), HR MacMillan Space Centre, Vancouver Maritime Museum, the City…

Headed eastbound? Explore Coquitlam! It’s much more than IKEA and Crash Crawlys; it’s a nature-lovers paradise packed with fun things for families and kids from arts, culture and history to stunning walks and hikes. Five fun things to do in Coquitlam with the family Bike and picnic at Mundy Park Touted as the largest park in…

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