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Lindsay Follett



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Lindsay is the City Editor for Family Fun Vancouver. Her greatest joy is found spending time with her family and heading out on new adventures: be it taking in a theatre performance, tumbling with her kids at a play facility, cheering at a sporting event or indulging at a yummy new restaurant. Lindsay truly believes family experiences give fuel to daily life. In addition to being the fabulous Vancouver City Editor, Lindsay is also the National Sales & Marketing Director for the entire Family Fun Canada network. Looking to work with Family Fun to promote your event or destination? For advertising opportunities on any of the Family Fun sites please email her at lindsay@familyfuncanada.com!

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I’m Envious: Home & Garden Show

Posted on: February 23, 2013

I wanted to bring everything we saw at the BC Home & Garden Show home with us.  Sadly that isn’t allowed, nor is it possible!  There are more than 400 retailers on site: fireplaces and water fountains; blade-less fans; the BC Hydro SmartReno Home; the list goes on. Upon our
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Sharks & Rays: An Exhibit Not to Miss

Posted on: February 20, 2013

The Vancouver Aquarium launched their Sharks & Rays exhibit on February 7th.  You have until April 30th to see this event.  However, let me make a recommendation: go sooner rather than later.  There is tons to see and your kids are bound to find it so fascinating you’ll be pestered
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Exceptional Horseback Riding Experience

Posted on: February 11, 2013

We were fortunate to spend our Family Day morning riding horses at A & T Equestrian in Surrey.  What an experience! As you pull into the gravel parking lot, you quickly learn this is a place that LOVES animals.  They are everywhere and every one we met was incredibly friendly.
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Listening at the VSO Kids Koncert

Posted on: February 11, 2013

The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra’s Kids’ Koncert, “The Listener”, did not disappoint yesterday.  The performance did a phenomenal job of combining laugh-out-loud entertainment and indescribably beautiful music.  We were enchanted. As usual we prepped our 2 & 4 year old boys on what to expect: orchestral music and clowns.  They were
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Outdoor Skating Fun

Posted on: February 9, 2013

The skating arena at Robson Square gives us Vancouverites a glimmer of what the rest of Canada takes for granted: the ability to skate outdoors in the winter.  It is an iconic Canadiana experience which you can get for FREE here in balmy Vancouver (balmy in comparison to the intense
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Stimulating Space Centre

Posted on: February 4, 2013

On yet another rainy Vancouver weekend my family and I were looking for an interesting, indoor, activity.  Somehow in my 36 years of living in Vancouver/Lower Mainland I had yet to walk through the doors of the H.R. MacMillan Space Centre.  I’ve finally righted that wrong.  Such fun! Upon walking
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Yummy Yummy Street Food

Posted on: January 26, 2013

We braved the wind, rain and cold to enjoy FANTASTIC food at Street Food City II.  Our little ones weren’t entirely convinced that eating outside in the inclement weather was the best of ideas.  However, once we piled them with the warm tummy-filling delights they were happy clams! This is
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Fascinating Beaty Biodiversity Museum

Posted on: January 20, 2013

This morning we took our boys to the Beaty Biodiversity Museum at UBC. We have been meaning to take our children out to UBC, as that is where my husband and I met. While the boys found the idea of mom and dad meeting rather funny, they were fascinated by
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Sensational Sliding at Cypress Mountain

Posted on: January 19, 2013

  This morning, as fog socked in the Fraser Valley, we decided to climb above the clouds and go sliding at Cypress Mountain. Our boys thought our “cloud sandwich” (clouds below and clouds above us) was rather wonderful; it certainly was! Cypress was hopping. With spectacular sunshine on the mountaintop
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Rainy Vancouver Ideas

Posted on: January 7, 2013

Not too many people are like me.  I LOVE the rain, can’t get enough of it.  I must be part duck.  For those of you who could do with a break from the rain, here are some family-friendly events that are sure to brighten your day. Science World: wonderful, hands-on,
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