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Bard on the Beach
Bard on the Beach {Giveaway!}

Bard on the Beach is one of Canada’s largest not-for-profit, professional Shakespeare Festivals. Presented in a magnificent setting on the waterfront in Vancouver’s Vanier Park, the Festival offers Shakespeare plays, related dramas, and several special events in two performance tents from June through September.   The plays for 2022 are: A
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Water Spray Parks around Metro Vancouver

Summer is here and that means kids are ready to squeal with glee at the water spray parks around Metro Vancouver. We’ve rounded up a comprehensive list of all the spray parks in Vancouver and across the Lower Mainland. Don’t forget the sunscreen, a towel and a change of clothes!
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outdoor pools
Outdoor Pools in Vancouver and the Lower Mainland

Splashing the summer away in an outdoor pool should be a part of every kids’ summer.  Here is a list of the outdoor pools in Vancouver and across the Lower Mainland. Please note that due to COVID-19 there are a number of new protocols in place at the various pools.
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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. The
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Shipyards Live
Shipyards Live

Shipyards Live is a food and music festival happening every Friday through summer in The Shipyards District! The event will feature live music and a beer garden in Shipbuilders Square, food trucks on Wallace Mews, and Artisan Vendors on St. Roch Dock. The Patio The Patio pop-up beer garden presented
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River Basin Days

River Basin Days is a series of outdoor public programs geared towards families. The Fraser River Discovery Centre is hosting River Basin Days at rotating locations around the Fraser River Basin as they explore this incredible watershed! The staff will guide you through 1-hour of activities, experiments, and art projects
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Spring Break at Bloedel Conservatory
Bloedel Conservatory

The Bloedel Conservatory is open daily, rain or shine. The triodetic dome is filled with exotic plants, tropical flowers, colourful Koi fish and over 100 free-flying birds of various species. Tropical plants include palms, bromeliads and many other exotic plants from around the world. Ask at the front desk for
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Otter Co-op Outdoor Experience in Aldergrove
Otter Co-op Outdoor Experience in Aldergrove Open for Summer 2022!

The Otter Co-op Outdoor Experience in Aldergrove feels plucked from a movie set! Seriously check out the amazing water attractions that are open to the public! And be ready to be shocked by the prices… it is RIDICULOUSLY cheap to visit! It’s less than $40 TOTAL for a family of
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Cineplex Family Favourites
Cineplex Family Favourites – Saturdays

Come enjoy Cineplex Family Favourites on Saturday mornings at 11am. Watch a family favourite film each week for only $2.99. A portion of the proceeds goes towards supporting WE Charity.  It’s a fun and affordable way to enjoy the weekend with your family! July 2: Pokemon Detective Pikachu Cineplex Family
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Wildlife Rescue: Miracles in Conservation
Wildlife Rescue: Miracles in Conservation

A wildly immersive new experience is coming to Vancouver Aquarium! For a limited time only, enjoy an up-close look at incredible animals like Burmese Star Tortoises and Crested Geckos and learn about the innovative ways these species are being rescued. Wildlife Rescue Miracles in Conservation allows you to explore the
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