What: Competitors in ridiculous costumes attempt to cross a pool of slush on their skis or board. Participants will be able to hit the pond as many times as they want, and prizes will be given to the best costume, best trick, best crash, crowd favourite and more.
Where: Grouse Mountain – 6400 Nancy Greene Way, North Vancouver
What: An endless lineup of music, art, filmmaking, snowboarding competitions, nightlife activities, and more. Watch freestyle skiers compete for national titles in halfpipe, big air and slopestyle events as part of the Canadian Junior Freestyle National Championships. The Fido outdoor concert series features Busta Rhyme, Swollen Members, Virginia to Vegas, and Walk Off The Earth. And don’t forget about the aprés ski events, either.
What: An opportunity to come face to face with natural beauty. To quiet your mind, and just be. Recharge Nature Walks also combine an element of community and interaction, meditation, walking with awareness and of course fun!
Where: Lighthouse Park – 4902 Beacon Lane, West Vancouver
What: Roll up your sleeves and get involved in your local forest this coming Earth Day. On April 22, the Lower Seymour Conservation Reserve will host a stewardship event where volunteers will work towards restoring habitat around Rice Lake. Learn about restoration initiatives and biodiversity in the LSCR while removing invasive species and planting native species to enhance the forest understory.
What: Add a spring to your step during Daffodil Month with the Canadian Cancer Society’s Daffodil Dash – a 1 km walk, 5 km run, and mini dash for kids that raises funds for cancer research and prevention and support for people living with the disease right now.
Where: Vancouver at Creekside Park, the North Shore at Ambleside Park and Port Moody at Rocky Point Park
When: April 30
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Daniel Chai is a writer and actor based in Vancouver, BC.