Five Family-Friendly Easter Egg Hunts in Metro Vancouver

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Easter is a few short weeks away, and that means it’s time to stockpile pastel-coloured jellybeans, load up on chocolate eggs, fashion yourself a fancy bonnet – and, of course, find an Easter Egg Hunt that will tickle the entire family. We’ve done the hunting for you, so scroll through our five picks below and prepare to show the Easter Bunny who’s boss!

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Five Family-Friendly Easter Egg Hunts in Metro Vancouver

Britannia Mine Museum to Launch Theatrical Show “BOOM!” in Summer 2019

This summer, Britannia Mine Museum will bring its historic Mill No. 3 back to life with “BOOM!”, a live-action theatrical show packed with special effects.

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Britannia Mine Museum to Launch Theatrical Show “BOOM!” in Summer 2019

Vancouver Aquarium Hosts Launch for Children’s Book Starring Rialto the Otter

Rialto the Otter has a truly inspiring and heart-wrenching story. Three years ago, the tiny pup was discovered injured and alone on the shores of remote Rialto Beach in Olympic National Park. After he was rehabilitated at the Seattle Aquarium – capturing hearts around the world in the process – Rialto was moved North where he found a permanent home at the Vancouver Aquarium. The otter’s journey was captured by reporter Lynda Mapes and photographer Alan Berner, who have now transformed their notes into Rescuing Rialto, a children’s book that dives into the world of otters and explores conservation efforts surrounding this essential species.

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Vancouver Aquarium Hosts Launch for Children’s Book Starring Rialto the Otter

CONTEST ALERT! Win Two Tickets to Elements Film Festival at TELUS World of Science

Are you curious about environmental issues? Passionate about wildlife conservation? Perhaps you’re simply a sucker for films starring majestic animals. If any of these tickles your fancy, you’ll want to block off your calendar to attend the second annual Elements Film Festival, taking place at TELUS World of Science between April 8 and 14 – and one lucky reader will win a pair of festival passes!

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CONTEST ALERT! Win Two Tickets to Elements Film Festival at TELUS World of Science

5+ Kid-Friendly St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations in Vancouver

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For many, this weekend marks the first weekend of Spring Break for kids across BC and other locations. This nicely coincides with the festive celebrations in Vancouver for St. Patrick’s Day, held this Sunday, March 17th.

If you’re in the mood for some shenanigans to kick off spring break with that don’t just involve drinking green beer, there are plenty of fun activities around town that are kid-friendly.

So dress up in your finest green attire and get ready to celebrate at one of these 5 family-friendly St. Patrick’s Day events in Vancouver.

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5+ Kid-Friendly St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations in Vancouver

Get Your Cameras Ready for the The 13th Annual Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival

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Pops of pink are starting to show up on the trees in Vancouver, which means spring is in the air and the Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival is just around the corner! The dates for the 13th year of one of Vancouver’s most anticipated events have been announced, with the 2019 festival spanning April 4-28. Prepare your cameras to think pink!

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Get Your Cameras Ready for the The 13th Annual Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival

5 Fun and (almost) Free Things to do this Family Day Weekend in Vancouver

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It’s hard to believe now, but when it was first introduced, Family Day was considered controversial. Many were against the idea of introducing a new holiday and called it a “frill” and “extravagant waste.” Nearly three decades later, Family Day is now celebrated across many provinces in Canada. This year, Family Day is celebrated in BC on Monday, February 18, 2019.

For most, Family Day is the perfect time for people to take a much-needed break and enjoy each other’s company over a long weekend. Luckily, there’s a lot to choose from when it comes to celebrating this special day in Vancouver.

Here’s a look at some of the free and (almost) free activities you can enjoy this Family Day long weekend in Vancouver:

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5 Fun and (almost) Free Things to do this Family Day Weekend in Vancouver