Ways to Connect as a Family During the Holidays

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One thing we always strive for, especially this time of year, is family connection. With extracurricular activities, work commitments, and the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, sometimes we can forget the most important thing: family. Finding ways to connect and bond as a family is so important, but it’s not always easy. With […]

Holiday Books & Book Gift Ideas

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‘Tis the season for new books! We’ve found something for everyone – for the Christmas lover, for the storybook fan, for the fashionista, for teens, and something for the vegans and vegetarians in your life. Just released in time for the holidays, these books would all make fabulous gifts! Miracle on 34th Street | by Valentine Davies, […]

Holiday Trend We Love: Advent Calendar Village

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Counting down the days to Christmas with an advent calendar is a fun holiday tradition we’ve enjoyed since we were kids. Watching our own kids wake up with glee each morning to discover a treat behind a door has brought more joy to the already joyful season. This year we are loving the trend of […]

Must-See Family Movies in Theatres This Holiday Season

When the weather gets cold we like to head to the movie theatre to take in a show with our family. There is no better way to while away a chilly afternoon than with a giant bucket of popcorn and a fun family-friendly film on the big screen. Here are a few new movie releases […]

Holiday Fun in Metro Vancouver

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year — time for sparkly lights, delicious food, delightful performances, and best of all, time with family. We love Metro Vancouver during the holiday season and this year is no exception! We’re gearing up to take in as much festive fun as we possibly can. Here are our […]

Twinkling Lights, Visits With Santa, and Festive Holiday Performances at Park Royal

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It’s time for magical family-friendly holiday events at The Village at Park Royal and Park Royal Shopping Centre! You and your family can enjoy beautiful twinkling lights in The Village, watch Santa’s much-anticipated arrival, and take in some lovely holiday performances. Light Up the Village Friday, November 16th, 5:30 pm – 8 pm, The Village […]

Out of This World Holiday Break Fun at the H.R. MacMillan Space Centre

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Calling all stargazers: The Space Centre, one of Vancouver’s experts for Holiday Break fun, will be celebrating the season with family activities and special programming from December 26th to January 7th. Come celebrate the latest Canadian to go to the International Space Station by learning about David Saint-Jacques mission! Live science demonstrations will show how […]

Old-Fashioned Holiday Fun: Heritage Christmas at Burnaby Village Museum

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Your family will be transported to a traditional holiday celebration of the past at the Burnaby Village Museum’s Heritage Christmas. This free family-friendly event has all sorts of old-fashioned fun, magical light displays, live entertainment, and more. It’s everything your family needs to get in the holiday spirit. Stroll down the streets of the Village […]

Family-Friendly Holiday Fun at Timberline Country Christmas

Timberline Country Christmas

Head out to the country this holiday season for an enchanting Christmas experience at Timberline Ranch, a 73-acre horse ranch in the heart of Maple Ridge. The ranch has been transformed into a Christmas wonderland complete with beautiful lights, decorated trees, and fun interactive activities. At the Ranch, you and your kids can enjoy tons […]

Lest We Forget: November 11th is Remembrance Day in Canada

Originally commemorating the end of World War 1, Remembrance Day has become an occasion to honour those who have served or are serving our country in the armed forces, keeping our country glorious and free. This year, November 11th marks the 100th anniversary of the signing of the armistice that ended the First World War. […]