What: The Tulips of the Valley Festival is a partnership with Onos Greenhouses, which owns and grows the festival tulips, then uses the bulbs to produce tulips for sale in Western Canada. Onos Greenhouses leases the tulip fields from a local farmer in Chilliwack, working in partnership with the farmer to showcase the beautiful fields to the community. Due to the Spring weather (or lack thereof ) this year, the best tulip blooming dates are anticipated to be later in the month.
Where: 41310 Yale Road, Chilliwack
When: April 12 to 30. Mondays from 9 am to 6 pm, Tuesdays to Wednesdays from 2 to 6 pm, Thursdays to Sundays from 9 am to 6 pm
Tickets: Online, weekdays $8 at the fields or $6.50 online, weekend and holidays $10 at the fields or $8 online
What: Seasons Electronic Music Festival will be returning to Metro Vancouver from April 12 to 16. Over the course of the festival, Seasons presents concerts, club shows, label showcases, demos, panels, lectures, and interactive visuals & art installations, culminating in a fully immersive, two-day main event at the Pacific Coliseum.
Where: Pacific Coliseum and various other Downtown venues
What: Join the Burnaby Board of Trade and Scott Friesen of Simpletivity for Getting It Done!, an interactive seminar on effective task management strategies to help you get and stay focused, organized and efficient.
When: April 12 from 8:30 to 10 am
Where: Best Western Plus Coquitlam Inn & Convention Centre – 319 North Rd, Coquitlam
Tickets: Online, $10 (BBOT members) or $25 (non-BBOT members)
What: Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella is the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical from the creators of The Sound of Music and South Pacific. This lush production features an incredible orchestra, jaw-dropping transformations and all the moments you love, plus some surprising new twists.
Where: Queen Elizabeth Theatre – 650 Hamilton Street, Vancouver
What: A free seminar with bear expert Tom Saare, chair of the North Shore Black Bear Society. Tom will share practical tips for effectively managing bear attractants, and responding to bear encounters safely.
What:Redpatch is a historical drama that focuses on a young Métis solider from the Nuu-chah-nulth nation of Vancouver Island who volunteers to fight for Canada in the First World War. Set in both Canada and the battlefields of France, Redpatch follows the experiences of this young solider as he endures the horrors of war.