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April

Celebrate “World Leisure Day” in Richmond!

Did you know that Tuesday, April 16th is World Leisure Day? The City of Richmond is celebrating by offering more than 30 FREE or low-cost activities to families. Some exciting family-friendly events include: Playboxes for all ages at a variety of locations Activities at Britannia Shipyards Travel Back in Time
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Weekend Guide April 12-14
Best Weekend Events in Metro Vancouver: April 12-14

Did someone say FLOWERS?! Frolick in the flowers this weekend at the two tulip festival locations and amongst the cherry blossoms at the Sakura Days Japan Festival. This weekend promises to be full of vibrant colours with art festivals, parades and plenty of exciting family-friendly events happening around Metro Vancouver.
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National Hockey Card Day

Hey sports fans– Saturday, April 13th is National Hockey Card Day and retailers across Canada are giving away 3 different 9-card sheets for you to collect. Head to all the retailers near you to collect all 3 of these limited-time sheets. Locations in the Lower Mainland include: Abbotsford: Canadian Collectors
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Best Community Garage Sales around Metro Vancouver
Community & City Garage Sales Around Metro Vancouver

Bargain hunters and treasure seekers rejoice! It’s garage sale season in Metro Vancouver. Finding and visiting garage sales has changed a lot since I was a kid– we used to walk or drive through our community and write down information from a poster about upcoming garage sales. Our weekends were
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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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Vancouver Vaisaki Parade

Enjoy food, lively music and an incredibly vibrant parade at the Vancouver Vaisaki celebration this Saturday! The parade starts at 8000 Ross Street, Vancouver, and will feature plenty of colourful floats and performers. Vancouver Vaisakhi Parade: When: April 13, 2024 Time: 11am-5pm Location: Ross Street Sikh Temple Address: 8000 Ross
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The Best Ways to Celebrate Earth Day

Whether you’ve got the whole world in your hands or just a tiny piece of it, give a little extra love to Mother Earth on April 22nd. Earth Day, first was held in 1970 and officially recognized in 1990, is now celebrated globally each year. Earth Day is a great
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2024 Abbotsford Tulip Festival

Lakeland Flowers is sharing a time-honoured Dutch Tradition spanning 27 acres in the heart of the Fraser Valley. With 5km of tulip-lined pathways, you will have the opportunity to walk among the 70+ varieties of tulips, blooming in all different colours, shapes, and sizes. Ages 3 and under are free!
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Hullabaloo | Youth Spoken Word Festival

Hullabaloo is BC’s Youth Spoken Word Festival. Students representing high schools from around the province share their poetry to appreciative audiences every year. All events take place at the Vancouver Film School and are FREE. Hullabaloo Dates: April 19 & 20, 2024 Times: See website for times of each round
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Earth Day Celebration

Celebrate Earth Day with music, art and learning as you connect to nature! This day combines the best of performances and hands-on work. From 10:30am-12:30pm, meet at Oxford Park to plant in the garden. Then, head to Burrard View Park from 1:30-4:30pm for family activities and live music! Earth Day
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