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Once Upon a Tree
Once Upon a Tree – Virtual Children’s Workshop

What is a tree, and how does it work? Learn how trees make their own food and how they are part of the soil, air, and water cycles of the temperate rainforest. Discover how a diversity of trees and other plants creates habitat for local wildlife. Once Upon a Tree
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Astronomy 101: All About Orbits
Astronomy 101: All About Orbits

Happy New Year! Earth has completed another orbit around the Sun. Ever wonder how the Earth ends up in the same place after one year? Or if our orbit around the Sun ever changes? What about other kinds of orbits? Join the HR MacMillan Space Centre to learn about orbits
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Exploring Space Series: Lunar Gateway
Exploring Space Series: Lunar Gateway (in-person or virtual options available)

Humans are going back to the Moon and will be staying there for long-term visits. Join the HR MacMillan Space Centre for a fun evening out and enjoy a planetarium show, a special guest lecture, and some demonstrations, and take a closer look at the proposed Lunar Gateway project. If
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Hats Off 2021
Hats Off Day

Hats Off Day is Burnaby’s biggest celebration and a one-day street festival where local businesses take their “hats off” to the community. Starting Tuesday, June 1 to June 5, 2021, you are invited to celebrate Hats Off Day virtually and visit any participating merchant. Because Hats Off Day is all
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Pitt Meadows Day
Pitt Meadows Day – Virtual for 2021

Pitt Meadows Day is going ahead for 2021 but it will be a virtual event. Virtual Artisan Market – At a usual Pitt Meadows Day event, half the field at Harris Rd. Park would be filled with local artisans selling their handmade goods. For 2021 the organizers are creating a virtual
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Doors Open Richmond

The 14th annual Doors Open Richmond will be held online this year from June 5 to 12, offering residents across the Lower Mainland an opportunity to come together safely during the pandemic. During the week-long online event, new videos and behind-the-scenes footage from more than 30 partner sites will be
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Easter Egg Hunts at Home
Easter Egg Hunts You Can Do At Home

Many of us have created Easter traditions with our family and for lots of us, that includes taking the kids to a big community Easter Egg hunt. While community Easter Egg Hunts are a no-go again this year (grrr, COVID) we can still keep the Easter Egg Hunt tradition going
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Digital Escape Rooms
Digital Escape Rooms Help You Escape Boredom

I’ve never been brave enough to attempt an escape room in person. I’m a massive chicken. But, thanks to COVID and multiple creative people, virtual escape rooms popped up all over the internet. While life has opened up a little bit, there are still many days we are all stuck
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Invitations to Play
8 Creative And EASY Invitations To Play

There’s nothing quite like watching a child get lost in their own little imaginative world. I think that it is the height of comfort and safety for a child – to feel free to be, without limitations. The doors are wide open right now for this kind of play as
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Meet a Fraser River Marine Pilot
Meet a Fraser River Marine Pilot

In the Port of Vancouver, a local marine pilot is in command of every ocean-going vessel. Captain Mike Armstrong is one of only eight marine pilots who works on the Fraser River. Join the Vancouver Maritime Museum for this online presentation to meet Captain Armstrong and to hear firsthand about
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