October

Imagine Picasso
Imagine Picasso – An Exceptional Immersive Experience

Did you experience the hugely popular Imagine Van Gogh exhibit? Well, guess what? The designers who created that show-stopping experience are back with another master’s work. Imagine Picasso brings together 200+ pieces of his work. The immersive art experiences created by the Imagine-team truly need to be experienced to be
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BOO! Halloween Event Guide for Families in Metro Vancouver

Presented by HowlOver Canada at FlyOver Canada Calling all ghouls & goblins, it is time to celebrate Halloween 2021! We figured out how to celebrate Halloween during a global pandemic last year, so let’s just jump back on that merry-go-round for 2021. Communities across Metro Vancouver are hosting dozens of
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Bees at the Museum of Surrey
Bees! At the Surrey Museum

Get interactive with bees! Climb through a honeycomb, test your buzzy knowledge, check out a Live Hive cam, and more! The Surrey Museum is taking the sting out of these super-pollinators and making the yellow and black fuzzy heroes shine as they rightfully deserve. Experience the world of bees from
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Vancouver Comic and Toy Show
Vancouver Comic & Toy Show

With over 200 display tables, the Vancouver Comic & Toy Show is a massive enterprise. Visitors to the one-day show at the PNE Forum will meet special guests: Matthew Nielsen, Minna Hakkola, Robin Thompson, John Ward, Ryan Heshka, and Randy Stone. In case that wasn’t enough, attendees can win “giant
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7 Ideas for Halloween Day
Wrangle the Crazy Kids with these 7 Ideas for Halloween Day

Halloween lands on a Sunday in 2021. That means parents are 100% responsible for keeping the little ghouls occupied and distracted until it is time to trick-or-treat. Check out some of the ideas I use to cling to my sanity on October 31st. Happy Halloween! Decorate Pumpkins I HATE decorating
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Halloween Howl
Halloween Howl

It’s time for a Halloween Howl! This special event allows families the opportunity to celebrate Halloween together. Families will enjoy scary Halloween-themed activities such as a family gym, arts & crafts, games, trick-or-treating & a very scary storytime! Everyone is encouraged to come dressed in costumes! Please call Abbotsford Recreation
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LGBTQ History Month Family Day
LGBTQ History Month Family Day

October is LGBTQ History Month and Coquitlam Heritage is pleased to host a presentation by the Storytelling with Drag Queens Foundation. The Storytelling with Drag Queens Foundation started in Vancouver as a program to encourage literacy in a diverse and inclusive environment by having Drag performers read stories to adults
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Heritage Halloween Haunted Train Station
Heritage Halloween Haunted Train Station

Visit Mackin House for their annual Heritage Halloween celebration and get spooky. Take a tour of their haunted train station, enjoy some refreshments & make a craft. Masks are required inside the train station and museum. This is a rain or shine event. This is a FREE event and no
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Booing
Have You Been Booed? Halloween Fun for the Neighbourhood {Printable}

Have you been booed? I love my neighbourhood. There are many times my husband and I look at one another and grin with glee that we somehow managed to plunk ourselves down in the neighbourhood-community of our dreams. If you watched Gilmore Girls Star’s Hollow isn’t a far stretch from
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Fred Penner
Fantastic Fred Penner

A number of years back I took my kids to see Fred Penner perform live; what a treat! Families will be thrilled to know that Fred Penner is back in town! He is joining the VSO at the Orpheum on October 3. What are your favourite Fred Penner songs? Sandwiches?
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