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Vancouver Opera presents Hansel & Gretel
Review – Hansel & Gretel Stuns! Kid-Friendly Opera

Wow! Just wow. Grab any preconceived notion you have of the opera – silver-haired crowds, singing you don’t understand, high-brow entertainment – and chuck them out the door! The Vancouver Opera’s production of Hansel & Gretel may be Family Fun Vancouver’s top-pick of the 2016 holiday season. And no, it
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Goodnight Moon presented by Carousel Theatre for Young People
Review – The Delightful Carousel Theatre for Young People production of Goodnight Moon and Runaway Bunny

Every parent has read Goodnight Moon countless times to their young child(ren). Who hasn’t ever wondered what exactly is in that “bowl of mush”? The beloved tale of Goodnight Moon as well as the equally charming Runaway Bunny tale are being brought to life in a co-presentation by the Mermaid
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EcoDairy in Abbotsford
Up Close & Personal with Cows at EcoDairy in Abbotsford

Love milk? When out in the Fraser Valley, be sure to set aside time to visit the EcoDairy. Working in partnership with Vancouver’s Science World, EcoDairy educates visitors about how milk comes from the cow into the jug in your fridge. We’ve visited the red barn for farm-fresh produce, delicious
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Whistler dirt bike track
Biking in Whistler, BC – Family Style

Whistler may be world renowned as a premiere ski resort destination, but it is a fantastic place to go at any time of the year! The ski and snowboard racks in the village are replaced with bike racks in the late spring, summer and early fall. And when you are not
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George C Reifel Migratory Bird Sanctuary
A Slice of Natural Heaven Found at the Reifel Migratory Bird Sanctuary

  I have memories of visiting the George C. Reifel Migratory Bird Sanctuary on an elementary school field trip. Easily 2 decades have passed since my prior visit. This summer we took our two young sons (aged 5 & 7) to the bird sanctuary and enjoyed a thoroughly lovely afternoon.
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Insect hotel in the Science Park at Science World
Generous Green Thumbs at Science World’s Science Park

Science World shares: the love of science, results from experiments, and the produce from the Ken Spencer Science Park gardens. Thanks to a $15,000 Gardens for Good grant from Nature’s Path the outdoor gardens have been re-configured and expanded. The changes offer the gardens greater sun exposure and allowed for
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Como Lake Playground
Imaginative Fun Found at Como Lake Playground

In June 2016, the new playground at Como Lake Park, in Coquitlam, opened. What an improvement over the playground that proceeded it! The playground offers something for every child. If your child is a climber, a day dreamer, a lover of swings, or musically inclined the Como Lake playground will entertain
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At the Tip of West Vancouver – Beautiful and Historic Lighthouse Park

Heading into West Vancouver. Be sure to visit beautiful historic Lighthouse Park! When in the area, a trip to the only old-growth forest left in the Lower Mainland of Vancouver is a must! An awesome place to go for a leisurely stroll, or a swift paced hike or run, the
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Metro Vancouver restaurants with play areas
Metro Vancouver Restaurants with Play Areas for Kids

Everyone enjoys a meal out. What’s not to love…no grocery shopping, no food prep, no dishes. But the inevitable downside of eating out is the seemingly endless wait between when the order is placed and the food arrives. Kids turn into food-crazed monsters waiting for their meal to arrive. Nothing
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Ocean Adventure Centre
Fish On! Sailing the Ocean Blue with Ocean Adventure Centre

Is there anything more beautiful than the coastline of Vancouver? Seriously spectacular! Many of us see this beauty from land as we walk the seawall, explore Granville Island, or set up shop on one of our countless beaches. Yes, we can take the ferry from the mainland to Vancouver Island
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