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In The News: 6 Family Day Weekend Events around Metro Vancouver

In The News: 6 Family Day Weekend Events around Metro Vancouver

  • Christine Pilkington was on CTV Morning Live talking about Family Day activities.
  • Lots of free or nearly free ideas.

February 14 2020: CrispMedia / Vancouver Mom CEO Christine Pilkington (and mom of three) was on CTV Morning Live talking about some of our favourite Family Day long weekend events.

6 Family Day Weekend Events around Metro Vancouver

CTV Family Day at Grouse Mountain

Activities include: Meeting On Air CTV Hosts; charity pancake breakfast (min $5 donation to North Shore Rescue); live music; learn about mountain safety tips; meet Cleo the barn owl; complimentary snowshoe tours or scavenger hunt. Plus everything Grouse Mountain has to offer: Skiing and Snowboarding, Terrain Park, Snowshoeing, Ice Skating, Sliding Zone, Light Walk (starts at dusk), Sleigh Rides, Theatre in the Sky.

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BC Sports Hall of Fame Family Day

Top 5 Spots to Celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the 2010 Winter Olympics

Explore Olympic themed interactive exhibits to celebrate the 10 year anniversary of the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Games. Meet Olympic Gold medalist Maelle Ricker (snowboard cross), take a photo standing on top of the podium, learn about Paralympic Sports sledge hockey & goal ball. Kids can make their own Olympic medal and torch in the arts & crafts area.

Children’s Arts Festival  

Take part in a vibrant and engaging array of music, hands-on activities, literary and performing arts activities for children ages 3 to 12. Admission is $5. Richmond Cultural Centre. Preregister for creativity classes led by a professional artist including everything from puppet making and painting to drama and song writing. Cost $15 per class.

Family Day at Trout Lake Community Centre 

The community centre will be full of activities! Participate in program demonstrations, arts & crafts, cooking workshop, sports, community dances, family skate, live music, bbq fundraiser, roaming performers, a magician … and more!

Vancouver Aquarium  

Can’t leave this one out because it’s free admission to the Aquarium for 12 and unders (with an adult) on Family Day. Meet a parrot and a penguin, pose for family pictures with Ollie the Otter or catch aquatic-themed puppet shows.

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Family Day at Place des Arts  

Tour the galleries and create your own masterpieces in a variety of drop-in-style art activities based on style of the exhibitions. Create a family portrait, decorate a skull mask, and make a blind contour drawing.

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