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Lions Park in Port Coquitlam
Lions Park in Port Coquitlam

Yet another fantastic playground can be found in the Tri-Cities. Between 2013 and the fall of 2015 the city of Port Coquitlam invested a million dollars into updating Lions Park. Set just off the busy Lougheed Highway, this tranquil park has something for everyone. We loved the expansive playground with many
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All Aboard! It’s Time to Ride Miniature Trains at Burnaby Central Railway

Come to Confederation Park and ride the Burnaby Central Railway’s miniature trains.  For $4.50 each (kids under 3 are FREE) enjoy a 10+ minute train ride through the beautiful park.  You can also get 10 rides for $40. If you, miraculously, don’t use up your 10 rides during the year,
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Fraser Valley Heritage Railway
Ride the Rails with the Fraser Valley Heritage Railway

Talk about a great family adventure! Have you ridden the rails with the Fraser Valley Heritage Railway?  If not, be sure to add this outing to your summer bucket list. The fully-restored antique interurban train car departs from the Cloverdale Station and heads across South Surrey to Sullivan Station. The
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Kids First Saturdays

Kids First Saturdays is an opportunity for families of all kinds to create an in-house art project, based on the exhibitions being shown in North Vancouver’s Polygon Gallery. The projects are geared towards children ranging in age from 4 to 14 years old, though there is no age requirement to
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I Spy A City
I Spy a City

Taking inspiration from the children’s game “I Spy” the artists working at UrbanScreen (within the Chuck Bailey Recreation Centre) are capturing different sites from both Whalley and the larger Surrey community. This exhibition evolves over time. Just because you visited once don’t expect the same experience the next time you
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Family Friendly Venues Open During the Pandemic
Need Out of the House? Family Friendly Venues Open During the Pandemic

Believe it or not there are family friendly venues open during the pandemic. It’s been a while since my kids were little, but I remember getting out of the house EVERY DAY was essential to my sanity when our boys were preschoolers. There is only so many times I could
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Twilight Drive In Movie Theatre
Twilight Drive-In Movie Theatre

Take a trip to the past at the Twilight Drive-In Movie Theatre.  Bring blankets, snuggle up with the kids and watch a great movie from the comfort of your own car.  You don’t need to worrying about hushing the kids; the only ones bothered by their chattering are the other
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SnowPass
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 (or 9 & 10 years old). For just $29.99 your child can ski 2 times at hills across Canada! As long as your child lives
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Gulf of Georgia Cannery
Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site

Situated atop wooden pilings over the mighty Fraser River, the Gulf of Georgia Cannery is one of the few remaining 19th century salmon canneries in BC. In its heyday, the Cannery was the largest building of its kind and the leading producer of canned salmon in BC. Now a dynamic
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Burnaby Village Museum
Burnaby Village Museum

Experience heritage. Stroll down the streets of a 1920s community. A village has been created with both heritage & replica buildings. Period costumed townsfolk give demonstrations in the homes, businesses & shops: watch the blacksmith at forge, listen to the rhythm of the platen press, mind the teacher in the
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