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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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BC Place - butter chicken poutine
BC Place Foodie: Fresh, Tasty, Creative Dining Options

It’s a foodie paradise at BC Place. No joke! Sure you can still get chicken fingers, fries, and hot dogs. But thanks to the vision of the executive chef, William Tse, the dining experience at BC Place has been revolutionized. This ain’t your typical stadium grub! Striving for culinary excellence
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Michaels Kids Club
Michaels Kids Club: Weekly Crafting Fun (events until July 6)

Did you know you can shop and have your kids entertained at the same time? Just head to Michaels on any given Saturday and have your children craft while you browse. Parents are required to remain on the premises. Each Saturday, you can sign up your little one (ages 3
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Stanley Park Ecology Society
Stanley Park Ecology Society: Interactive Ecology Lessons for Kids (updated February 26)

The Stanley Park Ecology Society hosts ongoing events exploring the beauty of Stanley Park. Admission is either by donation or an nominal amount. The programs promoted on Family Fun Vancouver are open to participants of all ages. As with any event, we do our best to provide our readers with
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Mt Seymour Rock Chute Grill
Apres Ski Reward? Check Out the Mt Seymour Rock Chute Bar & Grill!

Less than 365 days ago this middle-aged momma took her first ski lesson. After the first lesson, the season was over and I assumed my dabbling in skiing was done. I tried it, I didn’t break any bones, and I was good to carry-on with my non-skiing lifestyle. However there
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6 Reasons to Visit Fort Langley

Fort Langley, the birthplace of BC, is a weekend destination for many Lower Mainland families. It is easy to see why so many people enjoy visiting the quaint town. The natural tourist attraction is the Fort itself. The Fort Langley National Historic Site was built in 1872 during the heyday
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Rocky Mountain Flatbread
Insanely Tasty Food & A Kid-Friendly Environment! You MUST Visit Rocky Mountain Flatbread

For years my next door neighbour has been telling me to take my kids to Rocky Mountain Flatbread. Now don’t get me wrong, I listen to my wonderful neighbour, but for some unknown reason I hadn’t followed her advice and dined there. In early December I corrected this horrible wrong
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Whoops! I Used my Kid's EpiPen
My $100 Mistake…I Injected Myself with my Kid’s EpiPen

My son and I have a rule: I have to see the whites of his teacher’s eyes every day so I can relax. My eldest has one of those nightmare-inducing peanut allergies. When he went to kindergarten (his first time away from me, ever) it was all I could do
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Cavalia's Odysseo
Review – Cavalia’s Odysseo: Powerful, Magical & Unforgettable

Cavalia brings together the equestrian arts, stage arts and high-tech theatrical effects in an unbelievable show.  Cavalia’s Odysseo features 65 horses and 48 artists in a massive theatrical production that sends hearts racing. This breathtaking ode to horse and man, imagined by one of the co-founders of Cirque du Soleil, is an absolute feast for the eyes that
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Skiing at Mount Seymour
Lessons & Family Fun at Mt Seymour

I wish I skied. I don’t and as the years keep passing my willingness to hurtle down a mountain wane ever more. But I don’t want my scaredy-cat attitude to influence my kids. While competitive skiing isn’t an aspiration (at least not yet), I’d like my kids to feel comfortable
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