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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

12 Amazing Benefits of Music Lessons

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Does your child love to sing? Love plunking on the piano or pounding on the drum? Do you think you might have a future musician in your home? Let’s look at some short and long term benefits of music lessons.

Sarah Lyons

music

Exciting Winter Camps and Classes

3 min read

Have you started thinking about what activities they will join in the new year? Camps and extracurricular activities are a fantastic opportunity for children to learn things they wouldn't learn in a school environment.

Carlie Parkinson

5 Entertaining things to do “At Home”

2 min read

We know we all need to stay at home, but with kids hanging around asking for things to do, how do you fill the day? Who would have thought that the idea of activities "At Home" would become such a valuable resource? There are a few organizations that have developed some "At Home" resources. Check…

Carlie Parkinson

At home

Art Overload

2 min read

I love that my children are so creative and enjoy drawing and painting and crafting. What I don't love so much is the clutter that comes from those amazing pieces after the children have lost interest! We aren't one of those households that has a wall dedicated to our children's art. We have a few…

Carlie Parkinson

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It’s Voting Time

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We compiled the list of nominations and narrowed it down to our Top 5 in each category. Now it's time to make your favourite businesses smile! Vote for your #BCPFamilyFavourites here! [ss-promo op_id="619185" op_guid="2497ca00-a37f-49f3-be91-f9fce64da1ab" routing="hash"]

Carlie Parkinson

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Kingfisher Summer Camps – a super, natural experience

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Not many children have the privilege to live in such a beautiful place. British Columbia is a mecca of natural experiences and cultural history.  To help children explore the wonders BC has to offer, the Wild Bird Trust of British Columbia, in the conservation area at Maplewood Flats, is happy to present the Kingfisher Summer Camp…

Carlie Parkinson

KingFisher Camp

5 Tips to Inspire Creativity at Home

2 min read

Looking for ways to encourage artistic creativity at home? These five ideas will help light that spark. Get Moving: Movement will get you and your kid warmed up and ready to tackle any challenge. Make a story out of it to really get the creative juices flowing. Maybe you move from room to room, traveling…

Carlie Parkinson

girls playing with paint

How to Choose a Children’s Art Class

6 min read

Over the summer, your preschooler drew on the sidewalk with chalk, got her fingers messy with paints, created puppet shows for his family, and sang along to their favourite movie. Creativity doesn’t have to end with long, sunny days. Whether you have a child heading to preschool, daycare, or kindergarten in September, or they’re joining…

Ariane Fleischmann

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Mompreneur Series: Pip and Vix Art Kits

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We are excited to be sharing some mompreneurial insight with you from sisters, Victoria and Phillipa, the founders of Pip and Vix Art Kits! My children had the please of trying these art kits out and had an absolute blast. Read the review here. What was the inspiration for Pip and Vix? I first thought…

Carlie Parkinson

Pip and Vix art kit

An artistic afternoon with Pip & Vix art kits

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The other day we had the pleasure of trying out an art kit from Pip & Vix. It was a rainy day and we had OD'ed on screentime so it was time to do another activity. My 3-year-old was very excited when she was pulling out all the amazing pieces that came with the 3-D painting…

Carlie Parkinson

kids with art kit

The Arts Umbrella makes a big SPLASH again!

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Experience the - power of creativity at Splash – Arts Umbrella’s 35th annual art auction and gala, presented by TD Bank Group. On Saturday, October 14, Canada's leading non-profit arts organization for young people will be hosting an unforgettable art auction and gala featuring close to 100 works by prominent BC artists. "Arts Umbrella is…

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