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January

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Grab A Book & Celebrate Family Literacy Day (January 27th)

For the 24th year in a row, the province of British Columbia has proclaimed January 27 as Family Literacy Day.  Local libraries have a host of terrific events lined up to celebrate Literacy Day. Fort building, concerts, story time and more are part of the events planned. If you know
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Lunar New Year Celebrations Around Metro Vancouver

Celebrate the Year of the Dragon with Lunar New Year events around Metro Vancouver! If you haven’t been to a Lunar New Year event before, mark these great events on your calendar. They are welcoming and full of fun for all members of your family. Many are free or low-cost,
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Lunar New Year at Mackin House

Celebrate Lunar New Year at Mackin House on January 27th with a full afternoon of songs, dance, snacks, and crafts! This event is free, but registration is required. Arts and Crafts time runs from 12pm-3pm, with a Mandarin storytime from 12-12:30, an English storytime from 1-1:30pm, and a Cantonese storytime
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Snowshoeing in Metro Vancouver
Snowshoeing in Metro Vancouver

Talk about a great form of exercise! Snowshoeing is becoming an increasingly popular sport for families. When the kids are super little (and mom and dad are in good shape) tucking the kids into kid-carrying backpacks and heading out for a snowshoe is a great outing. I’m sure some families
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Jazz Vespers with Linda Szentes and Jazzlinks

St. Andrew’s monthly Vespers will feature Linda Szentes and Jazzlinks!.\ Linda is an accomplished musician and a singer: combined with her lyrical, flexible voice and rhythmic sensitivity, she is a natural improviser. Linda’s rhythm section includes Michael Toth, guitar, Mark Bender, bass and Buff Allen, drums. Jazz Vespers When: January
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Watch Out Below! Fabulously Fun Tobogganing Hills Around Metro Vancouver

If your kids are like mine, a mere dusting is enough snow to warrant pulling out the magic carpets and sleds. Grab your toques, mitts, pack some hot chocolate and get ready to fly down hillsides. Remember to always pack a change of clothes because no matter how well you
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PuSh Festival

The PuSh Festival is an international performing arts festival that features exciting and contemporary performances from performers around the world. The festival includes world premieres and examines the themes of injustice, migration, artificial intelligence, displacement, and labour. Tickets are on sale for the events here. PuSh Festival: When: January 18
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Gear Repair Cafe

Join LEPS (Langley Environment Partners Society) and MEC to fix your broken or damaged outdoor gear! This special event aims to repair camping gear, bikes, and outdoor wear. Attendees will also receive 15% off new items in store. Check out other Repair Cafe events: Port Coquitlam, Coquitlam, Maple Ridge, South
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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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SnowPass for Kids in Grades 4 & 5

Taking your kid skiing (or snowboarding) just got a whole lot cheaper! SKICANADA.ORG has set up the SnowPass for kids in grades 4 & 5. For just $29.99 your child can ski 2 times at hills across Canada! Complete the online registration and you are in! Sign up is open
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