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The Best Kids’ Consignment Shops

Shopping for kids clothes can be expensive, and many families are looking for ways to live more sustainably with their clothing choices. Hand-me-downs were the gold standard when I was a kid, and my kids have been fortunate enough to grow up with bags of hand-me-downs from friends and family.
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South Surrey Repair Cafe

Do you have a box of stuff that you’ve been meaning to fix, but haven’t gotten around to? Bring it to the Repair Cafe in South Surrey and have it fixed for FREE! Repair Cafes are a great way to learn how to repair small household items instead of disposing
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Repair Cafe Maple Ridge

Reduce, reuse and recycle is the motto of the Maple Ridge Repair Cafe, where visitors are encouraged to bring their broken or unfinished projects to receive some help from expert fixers. Dates for 2024 will be released soon so check back! Check out other Repair Cafe events: Port Coquitlam,  Coquitlam,
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Repair Cafe Coquitlam

Do you have a box of stuff that you’ve been meaning to fix, but haven’t gotten around to? Bring it to the Repair Cafe in Coquitlam and have it fixed for FREE! Repair Cafes are a great way to learn how to repair small household items instead of disposing or
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PoCo Repair Cafe

Do you have a broken item that you want to fix? Not sure how or need some special tools to do so? Reuse and recycle with monthly “Repair Cafes” through the City of Port Coquitlam! On the first Saturday of every month, bring your broken household items and learn how
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Home Depot Kids Workshop

Home Depot invites kids ages 5-12 to learn how to build a new item the second Saturday of each month! All materials will be provided, and the workshop is totally FREE! The catch? You must register *at least* one week in advance to secure your spot. These workshops are incredibly
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Best Independent Toy Shops
The Best Independent Toy Shops in Metro Vancouver

It’s tough being a small shop these days with the rising cost of everything across Metro Vancouver, which is why supporting locally-owned toy shops is more important than ever! There is such a sense of community and heart in small shops, and they carefully curate their products to include the
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Sick Again? Simple and Easy Activities for Sick-Day Relief

Is it just me, or is everyone sick right now? It seems you can’t scroll through social media without reading about another virus or illness sweeping through classrooms and childcare centers. My kids just got over another cold– there have been so many since September that I’ve completely lost track.
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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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