Cheapies and Freebies

RESP
$1200 RESP Contribution from the BC Government: Have You Applied?

Did you know that the BC Government is offering a $1200 RESP contribution to BC families? That’s right, fill out a form and boom, $1200 is added to your child’s RESP account. Of course, there are a few rules, and a form to complete, but to get $1200 for my
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Happy Birthday! Get FREE Treats on Your Special Day

Happy birthday to you! It is your day…whether you are a kid or a parent, having a day just about you is rather fun. Did you know there are countless stores who want to help you celebrate your special day? Check out this massive list of FREE birthday treats you
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SnowPass
SnowPass for Kids in Grades 4 & 5

Taking your kid skiing (or snowboarding) just got a whole lot cheaper! SKICANADA.ORG has set up the SnowPass for kids in grades 4 & 5 (or 9 & 10 years old). For just $29.99 your child can ski 2 times at hills across Canada! As long as your child lives
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Lumiere Vancouver
Lumiere at English Bay

Lumiere – the illuminated art installation event – officially ended on November 30. However, the pieces at English Bay will continue to be on display until February 2021. This is an outdoor, free event. Stroll down to English Bay, take in the stunning light instillations, snap a photo or two,
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Dundarave Festival of Lights
Dundarave Festival of Lights

Get ready for some true Christmas light beauty at the annual Dundarave Festival of Lights. West Vancouver celebrates the Christmas season at Dundarave Beach. Area businesses and community organizations decorate Christmas trees which are then on display for the month of December. Under normal circumstances there are live musical performances
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Get Outside
Get Outside – Modified But Happening During COVID-19

Update March 20, 2020: This event is still scheduled to go ahead but has been modified to ensure social-distancing protocols are respected. The City of Surrey is encouraging everyone to Get Outside this Spring Break. Explore and connect with nature in the City this spring break! Experience these Surrey parks’
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Chalk Art Festival
Chalk Art Festival

Sidewalk chalk and sunny days go together like peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. From March 14 until April 26th visitors to Lansdowne Centre in Richmond will be able to enjoy the Chalk Art Festival. It’s FREE family fun for all ages and the displays will include amazing 3D chalk art
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CANCELLED: Rogers Hometown Hockey

March 12, 2020: Please note this event has been cancelled due to COVID-19. Join Ron McLean and the NHL in North Vancouver for a weekend of hockey.  Food trucks, Kid Zone (with face painting and team tattoos), playing sports broadcaster. Check out the entire schedule of events for the 2-days
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Swap Meets in Metro Vancouver
Swap Meets & Children’s Sales (updated March 3)

We all love a good deal! When the seasons change it is time to clean out closets and find new treasures.  More and more swap meets and kids’ sales are popping up. As we learn about them we will keep adding the events to this list. Let us know of
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metro Vancouver Parks
Family Fun in Metro Vancouver Regional Parks (updated May 13)

Did you know that the Metro Vancouver Regional Parks host events, year round, for families? Most of the events are free, some have a nominal charge, all of the are FUN! Check out the events coming up. Please be sure to pay attention to the venues listed, the events don’t
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