What: There’s much more than just shopping at Tsawwassen Mills this Family Day. From a 7,000 square foot indoor skatepark to Uncle Buck’s Bowling Alley, via kid-friendly activities such as magic shows and balloon animals there’s something for everyone to enjoy.
What: Children and their families are encouraged to spark their imagination through music, visual, literary and performing arts lead by professional artists. Located in the heart of City centre, the Richmond Cultural Centre will transform into a vibrant, colourful atmosphere with interactive workshops, activities and events tailored for children ages 3 to 12.
Where: Richmond Cultural Centre – 7700 Minoru Gate, Richmond
What:Bring out the family to celebrate with children’s entertainer and CBC Kids star Will Stroet and movement storyteller Dianna David. Will and his Backyard Band will share favourites from Will’s Jams and his new album Wordplay, which will have kids chuckling and singing along to high-energy interactive music. Dianna will tell stories through the fusion of clown, mime, urban dance, juggling, in her visually-dynamic multimedia show.
Where: Jewish Community Centre – 950 West 41st Ave. Vancouver
When: February 13 at 10:30 am
Tickets:Online, $15 or $50 for four tickets. Babies under 1 are free
What: Lonsdale Quay Market is hosting a Family Day Market, with an assortment of local artisans as well as the Lonsdale Artisan Farmers Market. There will be opportunity to make crafts, learn cooking skills, and start seedlings growing.
Where: Lonsdale Quay Market – 123 Carrie Cates Court, North Vancouver
What: Bring the whole family to the Vancouver Art Gallery to explore current exhibits and try hands-on activities. Join their team of Art Agents as they bring the exhibitions to life. Then move on to The Making Place to experiment with themes, processes and materials in a number of engaging art-making activities.
What: Sea to Sky Gondola is offering half-price tickets for Family Day weekend. There will be live music, face-painting, an old fashioned Canadian Sugar Shack, and an outdoor bonfire complete with s’mores.
What: Celebrate Family Day at Kitsilano Community Centre with fun for grown ups and children alike. There will be a family playtime gym, bouncy castle, arts and crafts, popcorn and interactive activities
Where: Kitsilano Community Centre – 2690 Larch Street
What: Meet the Vancouver Aquarium aquatic family on Family Day weekend. Spend the night at the Aquarium where you will learn about Chester, the false killer whale, as well as the wolf eels, clownfishes, marmosets, bats and jellies.
What: musica intima will perform with special guest artist VYC Kids, which is the newest ensemble at the Vancouver Youth Choir. By presenting popular kids’ music, new and traditional choral music, and folk songs, the professional vocalists of musica intima will create a welcoming musical environment where families can experience live music together.