What: Explore both the Steveston Museum & Visitor Centre, and the Japanese Fishermen’s Benevolent Society Building, on a self-guided tour to learn all about Steveston’s unique heritage. Enjoy fun activities for children on select dates, and take part in a special spring break Steveston History Hunters scavenger hunt.
When: Saturday, March 17, 2018 to Monday, April 02, 2018
Time: Various times
Where: Steveston Museum – 3811 Moncton Street, Vancouver
What: Join author Ian Boothby, artist Nina Matsumoto and colourist David Dedrick for the launch of Scholastic’s new graphic novel, Sparks! Best known for their Eisner Award winning work on The Simpsons comic, Ian and Nina will be talking about their new book as well as directing people towards the snacks.
What: Run Wild Vancouver is hosting a special edition of the Adventure Smart Survive Outside classroom program. Seasoned trail runners share personal stories and practical tips to help play safe on the trails when traveling fast and light. Attendees will also learn ways to manage the dynamics of running in a group, leadership skills, and things to consider when adventuring with less experienced runners.
When: Friday, March 16, 2018
Time: 6 to 9 pm
Where: MEC North Vancouver – 212 Brooksbank Avenue, North Vancouver
What: Learn to be a forest detective by identifying various animal tracks by size, shape, pattern, gait and more. Models and photos of different tracks will be on hand, and there will be an outdoor walk where attendees look for animal signs.
When: Sunday, March 18, 2018
Time: 1 to 4 pm
Where: Kanaka Creek Regional Park – Meet at 11450 256th St, Maple Ridge
What: Enjoy a walk around one of North America’s single largest artificial turf fields that borders the Richmond Pitch and Putt golf course. A demonstration of the outdoor fitness circuit is offered following the walk.
When: Saturday, March 24, 2018
Time: 10 to 11 am
Meeting Spot: Outdoor Fitness Circuit, West Richmond Community Centre, 9180 No. 1 Road.
What: Each week you can look forward to finding locally grown vegetables and fruit, meat and seafood from local ranchers and fishermen. Other vendors sell everything from artisan cheeses & breads, to herbs, seasonal nursery items, baked goods, prepared foods, and artisan crafts.
What: The Cannery Farmers’ Market has products from local food producers and artisans who follow a “Make it, Bake it, Grow it, Catch it” philosophy. BC-produced vegetables, fruits, and meats are the central draw to this market, but there is also entertainment and guided tours of the heritage site (pay by donation).
When: Sunday, March 11 and Sunday, March 25, 2018
Time: 10 am to 3 pm
Where: Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site –12138 Fourth Avenue, Richmond