What: The 5K Foam Fest boasts 22 of some of the best and most exciting obstacles in the world including the worlds largest inflatable waterslide, slip and slides, and mucky mud pits. Combine these obstacles with 2.5 million cubic feet of foam, live DJs and a vendor village, and chances are you’ll be enjoying an epic summer day. The family fun event supports the Make A Wish Foundation.
When: Saturday, June 2, 2018
Where: Clearbrook Park / Abbotsford Exhibition Park – 32470 Haida Drive, Abbotsford
What: An evening with Stephen Hui, author of the all-new guidebook 105 Hikes In and Around Southwestern British Columbia (Greystone Books), a comprehensive guide for trekking in all seasons. Books will be available for sale at the talk.
When: Monday, June 4, 2018
Time: 7 pm
Where: Parkgate Library – 3675 Banff Court, North Vancouver
What: Delve into the secret lives of park plants and wildlife as local scientists share presentations and research techniques then guide a walk to investigate the topic of choice. Learn the basics of BC plant identification. Hear about the threats native plants face and how you can help keep our wild spaces healthy.
When: Thursday, June 14, 2018
Time: 6:30 to 8:30 pm
Where: Kanaka Creek Regional Park
Admission: $8 per adult, $4.25 per youth/adult 65+. Registration required: 604-432-6359
What: Try your luck at catching rainbow trout at Rice Lake (fishing gear provided). Enjoy exhibits and other festivities. Food trucks will be on-site. Catch the shuttle to the dam and fish hatchery to explore the Seymour Valley.
When: Sunday, June 17, 2018
Time: 10 am to 3 pm
Where: Lower Seymour Conservation Reserve – Meet at Rice Lake Gate, 4900 Lillooet Rd, North Vancouver
What: Community, culture, and competition, all in one boat. That’s the name of the game during the Concord Pacific Vancouver Dragon Boat Festival. The event features three days of music, activities, and world-class racing. This year, the festival will celebrate its 30th anniversary and everyone is invited to come check out the festivities.
When: Friday, June 22 to Sunday, June 24, 2018
Where: Concord Pacific Place, Creekside Park, and the waters of False Creek