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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…

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…

It’s groundhog day today, and it really feels like the rain will never end. As Bill Murray put in in his cult classic Ground Hog Day: ” It’s gonna be cold, it’s gonna be grey, and it’s gonna last you for the rest of your life!” It does feel like it. Luckily, there are lots…

January in Vancouver wasn’t exactly sunshine and roses. But at least there was snow in the mountains, which many of you took advantage of. And besides, January is almost over, which is saying a lot, given the first month of the year is statistically THE LONGEST month of the year (…science). Plus our rainboots and…

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…

Looking for a fun, FREE and eco-friendly way to spend Saturday with the kids? Head to the Fingerling Festival in Port Moody. The weather is meant to fantastic, the kids can bop outside to kiddie superstars Bobs & Lolo AND help release thousands of young salmon into Noons Creek. Talk about a win-win! Presented by the Port…

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