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Fall Fun at UBC’s Apple Festival

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Candy Apple at Apple Festival

Fall Fun at the Fort Langley Cranberry Festival

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Cranberries from Cranberry Festival

Halloween at FlyOver Canada (Until November 2) {Giveaway!}

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Halloween at FlyOver Canada

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Mary Poppins: the Musical (Until January 4, 2015) {Giveaway!}

Photo credit: Arts Club Theatre

Watch Mary Poppins fly over the rooftops of London, and feel like a kid again!  This family musical features the unforgettable songs from the popular Disney film – “A Spoonful of Sugar,” “Chim Chim Cher-ee,” “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious” – plus some catchy new ones. Practically perfect in every way, the tale of everyone’s favourite magical nanny will sweep you […]

Fall Fun at UBC’s Apple Festival

Candy Apple at Apple Festival

How have I missed attending the Apple Festival at UBC for so many years?  What a truly fantastic family-friendly event.  Without a doubt the Apple Festival at UBC has joined our list of must do’s each and every year. Like many events, it pays to arrive early.  We walked through the north gate at 10:05am […]

Fall Fun at the Fort Langley Cranberry Festival

Cranberries from Cranberry Festival

In our family the Cranberry Festival has become synonymous with Thanksgiving.  This year we got ourselves sufficiently organized and managed to make the pancake breakfast before the real crowds descended.  The torrential downpour helped deter a few of the early morning keeners; if it is sunny next year we are going to need to be […]

Halloween at FlyOver Canada (Until November 2) {Giveaway!}

Halloween at FlyOver Canada

FlyOver Canada is celebrating the fun of Halloween by adding some spine-tingling entertainment to its popular, must-see attraction.  Explore the Haunted Witch Academy with spooky decorations, a themed pre-show and a witch on site granting an exclusive graduation certificate to all the boys and ghouls who see the feature film. Activities aimed towards kids aged 4-12. […]

Go for the Pumpkins, Stay for the Fun! Pumpkin Patches around Vancouver

pumpkin_patches in Vancouver

Nothing screams Halloween like a big ole’ pumpkin. I love taking the kids out to the pumpkin patch.  There are oodles of options in Vancouver and out through the Lower Mainland.  Here are a some of our top picks. Aldor Acres Pumpkin Patch (Langley) Address: 24990 – 84th. Avenue, Langley BC Phone: (604) 888-0788 Website: Visit the farm […]

VSO Kids’ Koncerts {Giveaway}

Vancouver Symphony Orchestra

Have you taken your little ones to the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra’s Kids’ Koncerts?  The concerts are a great opportunity to successfully introduce children to the world of classical music.  The Kids’ Koncerts are designed for children aged 4 – 11 years (I will be honest, I’ve successfully taken my 2 year old to a few […]

Nature-Inspired Playground in Terra Nova Rural Park, Richmond

Terra Nova playground big slide

The new playground at Terra Nova Rural Park in the City of Richmond is a destination-worthy playground. The City invested $1 million in the new playground which was designed by the Vancouver company Hapa Collaborative. The playground is unique as it embraces the natural surroundings and encourages imaginative and energetic play. The playground occurs in […]

Ghost Train at Stanley Park (Until November 1)


Mother Goose’s garden has been invaded by spooky Halloween critters and creatures.  Watch out for collapsing bridges.  A little girl being scared by a spider.  A mother, who has lost her marbles, is found living in a shoe!  There is much haunting to be found in classic nursery rhymes. Enjoy the twisted cabaret of timeless nursery […]

Horsey Fun at Southlands Fall Fair

Hay wagon ride Southlands Fall Fair

We have a new tradition in our house: attending the Southlands Fall Fair.  I felt like I stepped into a 1950s BBC special and kept expecting everyone to speak with British accents.  What a ton of horse and farm-filled fun! We got there when the gates opened at 10am.  I recommend arriving early as the crowds […]

Westminster Savings Free Swims


Westminster Savings wants to help you have some FREE fun and exercise with your family.  Check out the huge number of FREE swim times they provide around the Lower Mainland! Burnaby Eileen Dailly Leisure Pool (240 Willingdon Ave) First Sunday of every month from 12:30 – 2:30pm Bonsor Recreation Complex (6550 Bonsor Ave) First Wednesday […]