7 things to do in Vancouver today: Monday, February 12

Feb 8 2018, 9:16 am

Happy Family Day, everyone! Gather your loved ones and check out our list of 7 fun things to do today, Monday, February 12.

For more things happening around town, check out our events section.

Family Flag Day at the Historic Stewart Farm

  • What: Go back in time for a unique family experience at the Historic Stewart Farm in South Surrey. The free, fun-filled drop-in event for all ages includes a chance to make a family crest, pioneer children’s games, a guided tour of the house, and more.
  • When: Monday, February 12, 2018
  • Time: 12 to 3 pm
  • Where: Historic Stewart Farm – 13723 Crescent Rd, Surrey
  • Admission: Free

Lunar New Year Fest

  • What: Celebrate Lunar New Year at Central City with free family fun. Cultural music, dance, crafts, lucky draws, a traditional lion dance, and more. Plus a free goodie bag giveaway for the first 300 people at the event.
  • When: Monday, February 12, 2018
  • Time: 11 am to 4 pm
  • Where: Central City Shopping Centre – 10153 King George Blvd, Surrey
  • Admission: Free

2018 Children’s Arts Festival

  • What: Kids under 12 can immerse themselves in a wide range of hands-on workshops led by professional artists and performers. Dance the day away with the Big Easy Funk Ensemble, get down with the Blues Berries, be amazed with the ever-popular Magic 2 Go, get your sillies out with Tickle Me Pickle and create your way through the many kid-inspired Imagination Stations.
  • When: Monday, February 12, 2018
  • Time: 10 am to 4 pm
  • Where: Richmond Cultural Centre 7700 Minoru Gate, Richmond
  • Tickets: Online, $5 General Festival Admission, $15/each Creativity Class (includes General Festival Admission)

Family Day at Surrey Nature Centre

  • What: ​Celebrate being a family outdoors at the Surrey Nature Centre. Test your skills at the family challenge station, go on a guided nature walk, join a story time and more.
  • When: Monday, February 12, 2018
  • Time: 10 am to 2 pm
  • Where: Surrey Nature Centre – 14225 Green Timbers Way, Surrey
  • Admission: Free

Family Day at the Carousel

  • What: Enjoy Family Day at Burnaby Village Museum, with a children’s entertainer, children’s art activities, heritage games, and unlimited carousel rides.
  • When: Monday, February 12, 2018
  • Time: 11 to 2 pm
  • Where: Burnaby Village Museum – 6501 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby
  • Admission: $6.50 per person, $5.85 per member

Family Day Winter Festival

  • What: ​​Enjoy a pancake breakfast, ice skating, live entertainment, crafts and more on Family Day.
  • When: Monday, February 12, 2018
  • Time: 9 am to 1:30 pm
  • Where: Bill Copeland Sports Centre – 3676 Kensington Avenue, Burnaby
  • Admission: $4 pancake breakfast, $2 skating

Family Day Skate

  • What: Celebrate Family Day with ice skating, face painting, crafts, a magic show and balloon art by Gizmo.
  • When: Monday, February 12, 2018
  • Time: 12 to 4 pm
  • Where: Port Moody Recreation Complex – 300 Ioco Road, Port Moody
  • Admission: $3.50. Ages 3 years and under are free. Includes limited rentals.
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