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Exciting Little Folks Village 2024

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The Vancouver Folk Music Festival is thrilled to announce an exciting and rejuvenated Little Folks Village for the 2024 festival, July 19-21 at Jericho Beach Park.

Carlie Parkinson

Vancouver Folk Music Festival

Carousel Theatre’s The Papa Penguin Play Celebrates Family In All

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When Vancouver playwright Dave Deveau became a father six years ago, he went on a search to find stories that represented families of all shapes and sizes. “Our search led us to the adorable children’s book, And Tango Makes Three, about Central Park Zoo’s famously unconventional penguin family, and it’s been a favourite ever since,”…

Carousel Theatre

Three Actors From The Carousel Theatre in costumes for the Papa Penguin Play

Gateway Theatre – Reintroducing Musical Theatre Performance Summer Camp for

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Gateway Theatre in Richmond is beginning its 40th season this summer! One of the ways this renowned theatre is celebrating is by re-introducing its Musical Theatre Performance Summer Camp. Historically, Gateway has offered educational programming and summer camps that included fully realized productions and eventually evolved to a more process-orientated structure that took away the…

Lorrie Holmes

Gateway Theatre

METROPOLIS AT METROTOWN INVITES YOU TO COME CELEBRATE THE YEAR

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Prosperous Family Celebrations: Lunar New Year at Metropolis at Metrotown The Year of the Dragon is upon us and to celebrate, Metropolis at Metrotown is transforming into a cultural hub for Lunar New Year festivities from February 9th till February 24th.  The Lunar New Year varies each year based on, you guessed it, the Lunar…

Lorrie Holmes

Metropolis at Metrotown Invites You to Celebrate Lunar New Year

Vancouver’s PNE Winter Fair Is Back By Popular Demand!

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Are you ready for winter? Like busy little elves, the team at the PNE has been working away to send you into winter with a bright holiday spirit. That's why they've put together the PNE Winter Fair presented by BCAA. Full of fun, magic, and festivity, this year's PNE Winter Fair (2023) has more to…

Lorrie Holmes

PNE Winter Fair 2023

Westside Montessori Academy opens beautiful new school in Vancouver.

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Westside Montessori Academy is making its love of learning available to even more elementary-age students at our beautiful new school in Vancouver. For 15 years, Westside Montessori Academy has been serving families from their space at Vancouver's Italian Cultural Centre. Now, for their 2023-2024 school year, they’ve brought their unique, creative teaching style to spacious classrooms…

Lorrie Holmes

Reading Buddies in library at Westside Montessori Academy

Magical Christmas Events Around Vancouver in 2023

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Christmas events are a festive tapestry woven with joy, warmth, and tradition, bringing communities together in celebration. From dazzling light displays that transform neighborhoods into enchanting wonderlands to the heartwarming melodies of carolers resonating through the air, the holiday season is a time of shared merriment. Here are some not to be missed.

Carlie Parkinson

Father and Daughter at Christmas Events

Help transform the lives of B.C.’s kids during the 8th

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Donations made during the campaign will be matched for 2X the impact  Kids with disabilities and complex healthcare needs in B.C. need your help now. Variety - the Children’s Charity of BC is inviting British Columbians to participate in Variety Week from October 16 to 20 to come together as one community and give.  Here…

Cecilia Kim

Kids

The Amazing PNE Fair is back from August 19-September 4! 

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Come to the PNE Fair to see all the attractions you know and love, plus attractions for both the kids and the adults. NEW under $10 Taste of the Fair menu that includes a list of specialty options that will keep your costs down and the fun rolling. With over 50 vendors at this year's…

Carlie Parkinson

Couple eating at PNE

Fun ways to embrace Canadian Multiculturalism Day

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On June 27, Canadian Multiculturalism Day honours the many cultural communities that help build a strong and vibrant Canadian society. Take this opportunity to celebrate the cultural diversity that enriches us collectively and reaffirm your commitment to equity, inclusion, and mutual respect. Here are some resources to introduce your children to this concept.

Carlie Parkinson

multiculturalism

Lucky to have 3 fantastic local theatres!

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I have to admit Vancouver is no London, New York, or even Toronto when it comes to live theatre, but we are lucky to have some amazing community theatre's that produce some amazing performances. Here are a few theatres to check out!

Carlie Parkinson

theatre

Gift the Unexpected: 3 Unique ‘Gifts for Good’ Ideas that

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Children everywhere love traditions (parents, too), and traditions make memories. Celebrating Giving Tuesday (November 29) is a tradition in our family, too. It marks the largest global movement of generosity and signals the start of the holiday season. This year, while writing up your family’s wish list, consider including some unique ‘gifts for good’ that…

Fred Witteveen

Gift for good

4 Can’t Miss Holiday Events to Add to Your Exciting

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'Tis the season for family traditions. Whether your family enjoys baking together, decorating the house and Christmas tree, or just snuggling in with a few favourite seasonal movies - the time to do it is coming up. We're very fortunate in British Columbia to have so many options to help us enjoy the season. You…

Carlie Parkinson

holiday traditions

Exciting PNE Winter Fair

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The Pacific National Exhibition (PNE) is thrilled to announce the most unique winter celebration in BC, the brand new PNE Winter Fair. The ten-day event features guest favourites from the PNE Summer Fair and the PNE has translated them into a unique winter holiday experience including nightly indoor concerts by your favourite artists, holiday themed…

Carlie Parkinson

Winter Fair

Stay safe while trick or treating on 31st October

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On October 31, many children will dress up and knock on your door asking for treats. Although Halloween is a fun holiday for kids (and even the not so young!), some costumes and decorations can pose a hazard, including a fire threat. Here are tips while trick or treating to reduce the risks.

Carlie Parkinson

trick or treating

Get comfortable Under the Stars with TUTS!

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heatre Under the Stars (TUTS) is back! This year, audiences will travel back in time to witness the birth of the world’s first musical and launch into the future for a rock-and-roll fueled revolution when TUTS presents Something Rotten! and We Will Rock You, running alternate evenings July 2–August 27, 2022, at Stanley Park’s scenic…

Carlie Parkinson

TUTS

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