April

Writing for Young Adults – A FREE Workshop

The North Shore Writers Festival presents Writing for Young Adults with Eileen Cook and Jackie Bateman. In this workshop Jackie Bateman and Eileen Cook discuss what makes a novel YA. They will break down authentic characters, storytelling, and world-building for everything from contemporary stories to dystopian. Bring your questions, 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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Easter Train in Stanley Park
CANCELLED: Easter Train at Stanley Park

March 15, 2021: Please note this event has been cancelled for a second year (2021) due to COVID-19. Hop on the Easter Train at Stanley Park for an egg-citing ride through Vancouver’s most famous park. After the train ride, your kids will enjoy hunting for eggs, playing games, making bunny
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Who am I?

Spring is here and the park’s critters are waking up or returning from migration. Follow clues along the trail at Minnekhada Park, to discover their identities. Start at Quarry Rd parking lot (1.5 km loop trail) Drop by and explore at your leisure. Please be courteous and maintain physical distancing
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Poutine With Purpose

Poutine With Purpose is an annual food festival happening April 23rd-May 1st in Vancouver! Chefs are challenged to dream up and dish up a feature poutine for the week — from the traditional, to the creative, to the unusual! This is the one week of the year you can eat
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Cherry Blossom Festival
Cherry Blossom Festival

The organizers of the Cherry Blossom Festival are very creative individuals. Recognizing that the large-attendee events must remain cancelled due to COVID, they have put together many events that we can all enjoy while following the social distancing orders. “Now, more than ever, people need positive messaging and ways to
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Art by Surrey Secondary School Students

Did you know that the Surrey school district is the largest in the province? Just think of all the budding artists based in the large network of secondary schools! More than 50 artists are sharing their work with the public: drawings, paintings, collages, photographs, and prints. The students’ artwork tell
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Abbotsford Tulip Festival
Abbotsford Tulip Festival – Relocating to the Okanagan

Abbotsford Tulip Festival: After many years of delighting visitors with colourful fields, the Abbotsford Tulip Festival is hanging up their hat and moving to the Okanagan. The organizers of Bloom, The Abbotsford Tulip Festival, first hosted their event in 2016. The outdoor event attracted more than 100,000 visitors for the
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FlyOver Iceland
FlyOver Iceland at FlyOver Canada {GIVEAWAY!}

FlyOver Canada is one of our favourite experiences in Vancouver. We love their holiday themed events (Halloween and Christmas) and we love the special attractions (in the past we’ve experienced Soar Over Taiwan and Soar Over America). For the first time ever FlyOver Canada is bring FlyOver Iceland to the
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Easter at the Cannery
Easter at the Cannery – In Your Own Home

While the Easter at the Cannery event scheduled for April 10-12 has been cancelled, the folks at the Cannery have devised ways you can celebrate at home! Easter Salmon Scavenger Hunt: This annual Scavenger Hunt inside the historic cannery is a special one. Kids look for ‘hidden’ coloured images of
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