River District’s Family Friendly Octoberfestival

River District Family Friendly OctoberfestivalNothing says Fall like October, from the changing of the leaves to pumpkins ripening on the vine and nothing says Community like the River District. On Saturday, October 5th, the River District Neighbourhood Centre located at 8683 Kerr Street, Vancouver, is hosting Octoberfestival, a free, family-friendly afternoon event with something for everyone.  Come out and [...]

Observing the Night Sky

observing the night sky

Looking through a telescope can lead to amazing discoveries; seeing the rings of Saturn or Jupiter’s moons can leave a lasting impression no matter what your age.

The Ultimate 2019 Guide To Summer Activities & Camps

We hope you’ve been having a great summer with your family! Let’s embrace the next six weeks of summer break and recap some of the best camps and activities in the Lower Mainland and surrounding areas. We’ve put together a list of the best summer break camps and activities for kids of all ages. Continue […]

Theatre Under The Stars: Fun For the Whole Family

Theatre under the stars with catchy tunes, anyone? If you’re a child of the ’80s, ABBA rocked your world. Not only were you a young and sweet dancing queen, you were also a super trouper feeling like a number one. Perhaps you were brokenhearted and blue since the day we parted. That said, I don’t […]

Free Family Event: River District’s Savour Summer Festival

If you’re looking for a FREE, fun, family-friendly event in Vancouver this summer, check out River District‘s Savour Summer Festival. Back for its second year, Savour Summer will take place over three Saturday’s over the summer: July 13, August 10 and September 7. Located in River District’s Town Centre (at Marine Way and River District Crossing), the Savour Summer Festival has an […]

The Best 2019 Summer Break Camps

School’s (almost) out for summer! Let’s embrace the stress-free vibes of the warmer weather with some fun camps. There’s still time to register your kids in the best summer break camps and activities. Yoyomama contributor Erin Jeffrey made an appearance on Global News and highlighted a variety of summer break camps across the province. In […]

Summer Camp: Kids Learn Code with TechUpKids

With summer upon us, it’s time to think about camps for our kids. There’s no better way to keep their minds alert and their skills fresh than learning how to code. TechUpKids will help your children get excited about learning to code. Not to mention, their programs help kids make the switch from consuming computer programs to […]

Embrace the Bucket List with Breakaway Experiences

As the kids say, YOLO (you only live once). Why not embrace life to the fullest and take a once-in-a-lifetime adventure? Breakaway Experiences offers certificates for a wide variety of unique bucket list experiences across Canada, from private cooking classes, to a hot stone massage, to the ultimate chocolate tour, to exotic car driving experiences, to a helicopter tour, to wine […]

Vancouver Opera Festival: Girls’ Day Out at La Cenerentola

Girls’ day out! My 10-year-old daughter and I hit the town last Saturday. We enjoyed an afternoon at the opening performance of La Cenerentola at the Playhouse Theatre. In this family friendly opera, the classic Cinderella story features Cenerentola in an enchanting love story where she meets her Prince Charming. To be honest, this was the first opera […]

Free Summer Fun at the Burnaby Village Museum

Summer season starts May 4, 2019 11:00am – 4:30pm, daily Burnaby Village Museum 6501 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby Cost: Free admission, carousel rides $2.65 each. If you’re looking for some fun activities this summer that won’t break the bank, make sure to put the Burnaby Village Museum on your summer bucket list! Staring May 4, the […]