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FEATURED EVENTS

Dates: 
08/17/2018

Location:

26770 29 Avenue
Aldergrove, BC, V4W 3B8
Canada

Phone:

(604) 856-6415
Time: 
(2:00 pm – 2:45 pm)

Ginalina-Aldergrove Library

Be part of a musical adventure celebrating nature, family, friends and more! Gina is a Juno-nominated children's singer-songwriter who writes rollicking, roaring, and ridiculously catchy songs for the whole family to sing together.
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Dates: 
08/14/2018
08/15/2018
08/16/2018
Time: 
9am

Location:

Vancouver Aquarium
845 Avison Way
Vancouver, BC, V6G 3E2
Canada

Phone:

604-659-3400

Aqua Camps at Vancouver Aquarium

AquaCamps offer your children a fun, educational experience of a lifetime. Our camps are filled with hands-on activities, animal observations, crafts and time to run around outside to fully engage your children in an environment that encourages active learning. Children will learn about local and exotic animals, life cycles, food webs, adaptations, ecosystems and sustainability.
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Dates: 
08/17/2018

Location:

333 Gladwin Rd
Abbotsford, BC, V2S 8A7
Canada

Phone:

604.853.3108
Time: 
10:30 AM - 5:30 PM

Applebarn’s Opening Day

It’s our opening date! Open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays until Sept. 1st and then we are open 7 days a week! NEW is our sunflower patch! Come for a hay ride, run or pedal kart through our corn maze, see the animals, jump on jumping pillows, enjoy an apple cider slushy and more!
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Dates: 
08/22/2018

Location:

4670 Community Street
Yarrow, BC, V2R 5E1
Canada

Phone:

(604) 823-4664
Time: 
2:00 pm – 2:45 pm

Ginalina at Yarrow Library

Be part of a musical adventure celebrating nature, family, friends and more! Gina is a Juno-nominated children's singer-songwriter who writes rollicking, roaring, and ridiculously catchy songs for the whole family to sing together.
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Dates: 
08/22/2018

Organization:

Science World

Location:

1455 Quebec St.
Vancouver, BC, V6A 3Z7
Canada

Phone:

604.443.7440
Time: 
12:20pm

Getting into Birding with Jody Allair

Birds are beautiful, interesting and found everywhere.
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Dates: 
08/14/2018
08/15/2018
08/16/2018
Time: 
9am - 4pm

Location:

Mac Sailing
1300 Discovery Street
Vancouver, BC, V6R 4L9
Canada

Phone:

604-224-7245

Summer Camps in Vancouver (Sailing and Beach Soccer Combo)

This program gives kids an introduction to sailing and beach soccer in a full day camp.
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Dates: 
08/18/2018
08/19/2018

Location:

18507 20 Ave
Surrey, BC, V3S 9V2
Canada

Phone:

+1 604-542-1205
Time: 
9 AM - 3 PM

Summer Sunflower Farm Event at Hazelmere Pumpkin Patch

Join us this August 18th and 19th for our first ever Summer Farm Opening. 9am to 3pm
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Dates: 
08/14/2018
08/15/2018
08/16/2018
Time: 
9.00am - 4.00pm

Location:

Mac Sailing
1300 Discovery Street
Vancouver, BC, V6R 4L9
Canada

Phone:

604-224-7245

Summer Camps in Vancouver (Jericho Water Sports Combo)

Introduces a variety of watersports in a fun filled week.
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Dates: 
08/25/2018
Time: 
see website for details 2-4 pm

Location:

Leigh Square
2253 Leigh Square
Port Coquitlam, BC, .
Canada

Phone:

604.927.7935

Village Vibe Performing Arts Series

Presented in Leigh Square on the outdoor stage every Saturday afternoon in the summer, Village Vibe features emerging and professional dancers, musicians, and artists.
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Dates: 
08/14/2018
08/15/2018
08/16/2018

Organization:

Freedom Farm Surrey

Location:

5153 160 St
Surrey, BC, V3S 0L2
Canada

Phone:

+1 604-655-5514
Time: 
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Farm Camp Week 6- Earth Week, Beach Field Trip & more!

Earth week will be just that, a week focused on our incredible earth and what we can do to as individuals to be a positive inhabitants of it!
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Dates: 
08/16/2018

Organization:

Pitt Meadows Museum

Location:

12294 Harris Rd
Pitt Meadows, BC, V3Y 2E9
Canada

Phone:

604-465-4322
Time: 
1-3 PM

Heritage Thursdays at Pitt Meadows Museum

Heritage Thursdays is a weekly Thursday afternoon children's program that operates in the summer.
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Dates: 
08/25/2018
08/26/2018

Organization:

Tabestoon Festival

Location:

125 Victory Ship Way
North Vancouver, BC, V7L 0B2
Canada
Time: 
August 26, 12:00 PM to 5:30 PM

Tabestoon Festival

Come join us for Tabestoon Festival - The 1st Contemporary Iranian Arts and Music Festival in Western Canada!
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Dates: 
08/17/2018

Location:

2580 Shaughnessy Street
Port Coquitlam, BC, V3C 2A8
Canada

Phone:

604.927.7935
Time: 
Varies

Cinema Under the Stars

Cinema Under the Stars offers an unforgettable Friday night experience.
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Dates: 
08/15/2018

Location:

9523 Cameron Street
Burnaby, BC, V3J 1L6
Canada

Phone:

604-421-5454
Time: 
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Nature in Motion with Burnaby Nature House

Join a Metro Vancouver Regional Park interpreter to learn cool facts about nature in Burnaby. You might see something wild! Find out about them at 'Nature in Motion'.
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Dates: 
08/17/2018
08/24/2018

Organization:

Highstreet

Location:

3122 Mt Lehman Road
Abbotsford, BC, V4X 2K9
Canada

Phone:

+1 604-852-1670
Time: 
6PM - 8PM

Dates: 
08/17/2018
08/24/2018

Organization:

Science World

Location:

1455 Quebec St.
Vancouver, BC, V6A 3Z7
Canada

Phone:

604.443.7440
Time: 
9:30pm-11:30pm

You Control The Light Display With OH!

Have you ever wished you could control the light display Science World's dome?
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Dates: 
08/14/2018
08/15/2018
08/16/2018
Time: 
9am - 4pm

Location:

Mac Sailing
1300 Discovery Street
Vancouver, BC, V6R 4L9
Canada

Phone:

604-224-7245

Summer Camps in Vancouver (Sailing & Canoeing Combo Camp)

This program gives kids an introduction to sailing and canoeing in a full day camp.
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Dates: 
08/14/2018
08/15/2018
08/16/2018
Time: 
Daytime 9am - 12pm Afternoon 1pm - 4pm

Location:

Mac Sailing
1300 Discovery Street
Vancouver, BC, V6R 4L9
Canada

Phone:

604-224-7245

Summer Camps in Vancouver (Sail Optis)

The course is designed to introduce participants to the basics of sailing while maintaining a fun and safe atmosphere.
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Dates: 
08/24/2018
Time: 
7-9:30 pm

Location:

Eileen Dailly Leisure Pool & Fitness Centre
240 Willingdon Ave,
Burnaby, BC, V5C 5E9
Canada

Phone:

604-294-7944

Family Game Nights at Eileen Dailly Leisure Pool & Fitness Centre

Join us for a night of family fun at Eileen Dailly!
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Dates: 
08/14/2018
08/15/2018
08/16/2018

Organization:

The ACT Arts Centre

Location:

11944 Haney Place
Maple Ridge, BC, V2X 6G1
Canada

Phone:

604–467–7422
Time: 
times vary, see website

Summer Camps and Classes at The ACT Arts Centre

Come to The ACT Arts Centre this summer for a variety of fun programs in circus arts, theatre, dance, and more! Check the website for a full description of offerings, along with dates and prices.
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Dates: 
08/26/2018
Time: 
see website for details

Location:

Leigh Square
2253 Leigh Square
Port Coquitlam, BC, .
Canada

Phone:

604.927.7935

Music in the Square

This year enjoy the summer with an afternoon performance in Leigh Square.
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Dates: 
08/14/2018
08/15/2018
08/16/2018
Time: 
9.00am - 12.30pm 1.00pm - 4.30pm 4.30pm - 7.30pm

Location:

Mac Sailing
1300 Discovery Street
Vancouver, BC, V6R 4L9
Canada

Phone:

604-224-7245

Summer Camps in Vancouver (Sail Escapes) at Mac Sailing

These courses are for beginner & intermediate sailors. Our popular summer camps run Monday to Friday either in half days (mornings or afternoons) or full days (9am-4pm). We offer a fun week of sailing and other beach activities aimed at giving the best instruction around! Students share a boat with another student and can expect to learn how to rig and de-rig the boats, sail in a group with coachboats around, how to tack (turn) and how to perform capsize recovery. They will also learn how to tie knots, the parts of the boat and understand the wind direction.
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Dates: 
08/14/2018

Organization:

Reel to Real

Location:

Unit 90, 425 Carrall Street
Vancouver, BC, V6B 6E3
Canada

Phone:

+1 604-224-6162
Time: 
see website for details

Reel 2 Real-International Film Festival for Youth

Reel to Real presents the R2R Film Festival and media arts programming year-round.
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Dates: 
09/01/2018
09/02/2018

Location:

6688 Southoaks Crescent
Burnaby, BC, V5E 4M7
Canada

Phone:

604.777.7000
Time: 
11am - 7pm

Nikkei Matsuri Summer Festival

Nikkei Matsuri is Burnaby's authentic Japanese family festival and one of the largest Japanese festivals in Canada!
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Dates: 
08/15/2018
08/22/2018
08/29/2018
Time: 
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Location:

Steveston Community Centre
4111 Moncton St
Richmond, BC, V7E 3A8
Canada

Phone:

604-276-4000

Summer Free Parks-Richmond

Each week there will be a variety of FREE activities including face paint, colouring, crafts, games and more for 0-5 years of age!
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Dates: 
08/14/2018
08/15/2018
08/16/2018
Time: 
Daytime 9am - 12pm Afternoon 1pm - 4pm

Location:

Mac Sailing
1300 Discovery Street
Vancouver, BC, V6R 4L9
Canada

Phone:

604-224-7245

Summer Camps in Vancouver (Beach Kids)

Beach Kids is a program for young children 5-7 years of age who want to learn about sailing and water safety.
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Dates: 
08/23/2018
08/24/2018
08/25/2018
Time: 
10 AM - 5 PM

Location:

Granville Island
1661 Duranleau Street
Vancouver, BC, V6H 3S3
Canada

VANCOUVER WOODEN BOAT FESTIVAL

Come join us for 4 days of fun-filled, free, family adventure. Reconnect with Vancouver’s rich marine heritage and enjoy the beauty and craft of wooden boats at this year’s 2018 Vancouver Wooden Boat Festival on Granville Island.
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Dates: 
08/14/2018
08/15/2018
08/16/2018
Time: 
1.00pm - 4.00pm 1.00pm - 4.00pm

Location:

Mac Sailing
1300 Discovery Street
Vancouver, BC, V6R 4L9
Canada

Phone:

604-224-7245

Summer Camps in Vancouver (Beach Soccer Skills)

Fun filled beach soccer camps focus on skill development and the creative side of soccer.
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Dates: 
08/14/2018
08/21/2018
08/28/2018

Location:

8683 Kerr St
Vancouver, BC, V5S 3E4
Canada

Phone:

604-879-8830
Time: 
11:00am to 12:00pm

Fit4Two: Stroller Fitness

This is not just a walk in the park. Stroller Fitness is a baby-friendly full body workout. Each class includes intervals of cardio drills, functional strength training, and short power walks followed by postnatal-specific core work and flexibility. Our mobile intervals are ideal for babies who like to be on the move. Come out and meet other moms in your community!
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Dates: 
08/18/2018

Location:

3211 Grant McConachie Way
Richmond, BC, V7B 0A4
Canada

Phone:

604-207-7077
Time: 
11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

YVR Chill Out

Your favourite airport party is back! Come join the fun in the sun with your friends and family, accompanied by some of Vancouver's best musicians, food trucks, and interactive activities! Enjoy the best food, music, art, and culture from some of the 22 countries YVR flies to and enter our #getpacking contest for a chance to win FREE FLIGHTS!
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Dates: 
08/22/2018

Organization:

Science World

Location:

1455 Quebec St.
Vancouver, BC, V6A 3Z7
Canada

Phone:

604.443.7440
Time: 
7:30pm

Bird of Prey Film Screening

Science World, Vancouver International Bird Festival and Cornell University proudly present the North American premiere of Bird of Prey, an award-winning film about the world’s largest and rarest eagle, followed by a Q&A with members of the film and research team.
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Dates: 
08/18/2018
08/25/2018
09/01/2018
Time: 
9am - 10am

Location:

Middle Arm Recreational Trail and Waterfront Greenway
7920 Cambie Road,
Richmond, BC, V6X 2B8
Canada

Phone:

604-276-4000

Parkrun Richmond

Parkruns is a weekly, timed 5km walk, jog or run in Richmond. They take place all around the world, and our runs are open to everyone, are always free and are safe and easy to take part in.
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Dates: 
08/17/2018
08/20/2018
08/24/2018

Location:

2690 Larch St.
Vancouver, BC, V6K 4K9
Canada

Phone:

604-257-6976 ext. 1
Time: 
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Kits In The Park

Kits in the park is a Free play-based program in Connaught Park (just behind Kits CC) running on Monday and Friday mornings throughout the summer.
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Dates: 
08/14/2018
08/16/2018
08/21/2018

Location:

8683 Kerr St
Vancouver, BC, V5S 3E4
Canada

Phone:

604-879-8830
Time: 
9:30 am - 11:30 am

Family Place at River District Neighbourhood Centre

Looking something to do with your little ones? Want to meet your neighbours? Come by Family Place at River District Centre every Tuesday and Thursday from 10:00 am – 12:15 pm. Family Place provides free activities for children aged 0 – 5 years old and opportunities for the parents/caregivers to share in their children’s early learning experience while connecting with other parents who live in the area.
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Dates: 
08/27/2018
08/28/2018
08/29/2018

Organization:

Freedom Farm Surrey

Location:

5153 160 St
Surrey, BC, V3S 0L2
Canada

Phone:

+1 604-655-5514
Time: 
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Dates: 
08/17/2018

Location:

Unit 110 - 5940 No. 2 Road
Richmond, BC, V7C4R9
Canada

Phone:

604.285.7529
Time: 
6:00 - 10:00 PM

Kids Night Out-Kidtropolis

Adults need some "ME" time too! Why not drop your kids off at Kidtropolis for a few hours while you enjoy dinner, some shopping or nothing at all! Our Kids Night Out events are from 6:00pm-10:00pm. The cost is $25 + GST per child and $20 + GST for siblings. This includes, pizza, juice box and popcorn. Relax and have a few hours to yourselves. Reserve your spot now. For ages 5 years* - 12 years old. (*children born 2012 and older)
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Dates: 
08/16/2018
09/20/2018
10/18/2018
Time: 
5pm

Location:

Beaty Biodiversity Museum
2212 Main Mall
Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z4
Canada

Phone:

604 827 4955

Beaty Nocturnal

Come by for a night at the museum! Every month, the museum will stay open late offering activities until 8:30pm. Admission by donation, all ages welcome. Activities include: Raising Big Blue showing, Guided Museum Tour at 7 pm, Hands-on activities where you can learn more about specimens in the museum and our current exhibitions.
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Dates: 
08/21/2018
Time: 
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location:

The French International School Cousteau
3657 Fromme Rd
North Vancouver, BC, BC V7K 2E6
Canada

Phone:

604-924-2457

Open House at The French International School Cousteau

Give your child a top-rated bilingual education. Non-francophone students welcome in full-time preschool (starting at 3 years old) & kindergarten.
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Dates: 
08/16/2018
Time: 
5-8 pm

Location:

Willingdon Centre
1491 Carleton Avenue
Burnaby, BC, V5C 4V5
Canada

Phone:

604-294-7944

Willingdon’s Annual Community Fair

Join us for carnival games, raffles, barbecue, community displays, a firetruck and live entertainment. Fun for all ages!
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Dates: 
08/16/2018
08/17/2018
Time: 
August 16 | 7pm August 17 | 4pm & 7pm

Location:

Deer Lake Park Festival Lawn
6450 Deer Lake Ave
Burnaby, BC, V5G 3T7
Canada

Phone:

604-294-7944

Truck Stop: An Outdoor Circus by Machine de Cirque

TThis electrifying circus by Machine de Cirque takes you on a coast-to-coast tour with high flying acrobatics, music and a healthy dose of hilarity. Expect to see five different sets – all unpacked from a single trailer – portraying the crossing of the American continent from east to west, from the Atlantic coasts to the Prairies and through the Rockies.
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Dates: 
08/16/2018
08/18/2018
08/24/2018

Organization:

Prospera Credit Union

Location:

500-32071 South Fraser Way
Abbotsford, BC, V2T 1W3
Canada

Phone:

888-440-4480
Time: 
5 PM - 11 PM

Prospera Cinema Under the Stars Prospera Cinema Under the Stars

Bring the family and take in a free flick on a 3-storey high big screen. Movie starts at dusk. The movie is on us, but since this night is about families, we will be taking donations on behalf of local charities.
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Dates: 
08/19/2018
Time: 
12 noon to 7pm

Location:

St. Johns Street, Port Moody
St. Johns Street (from Douglas Street to Moody Street )
Port Moody, BC, -
Canada

Phone:

604.469.4556

Car Free Day on St. John's Street

Last year more than 20,000 people enjoyed Port Moody’s first-ever Car-Free Day, a community celebration that included over 100 booths presented by local businesses, artisans, and non-profit groups. This year, the second annual Car-Free Day will take place on Sunday, August 19, 2018, from 12 noon to 7 pm. The City of Port Moody will close a section of St. Johns Street from Douglas Street to Moody Street (from 6 am to 10 pm) for the event.
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Dates: 
08/26/2018

Organization:

Science World

Location:

1455 Quebec St.
Vancouver, BC, V6A 3Z7
Canada

Phone:

604.443.7440
Time: 
3:20pm

Meet the Voice: Vincent Tong

Before the animation can begin, talented actors create an entire character with nothing more than the sound of their voice.
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Dates: 
08/25/2018
Time: 
3 PM - 8 PM

Location:

Chilliwack Airport
46244 Airport Rd
Chilliwack, BC, V2P 1A5
Canada

Chilliwack Flight Fest Airshow

An airshow followed by a hangar dance in the evening.
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Dates: 
08/18/2018
08/25/2018

Location:

6501 Deer Lake Ave
Burnaby, BC, V5G 3T6
Canada

Phone:

(604) 297-4565
Time: 
10-11:30am and 1-2:30pm,

Dates: 
08/15/2018

Location:

990 West 59th Avenue
Vancouver, BC, V6P 1X9
Canada

Phone:

+1 604-257-8180
Time: 
TBD

Music in Oak Park — August

Our Music in Oak Park evenings are a growing event in our community, bringing friends and neighbours out to the park to enjoy live, family-friendly music by local artists.
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Dates: 
08/14/2018
08/15/2018
08/16/2018
Time: 
9.00am - 12.30pm 1.00pm - 4.30pm 4.30pm - 7.30pm

Location:

Mac Sailing
1300 Discovery Street
Vancouver, BC, V6R 4L9
Canada

Phone:

604-224-7245

Summer Camps in Vancouver (Cansail Program)

The CANSail programs are more rigorous and internationally recognized. We recommend that younger students take at least one sailing camp before entering the CANSail program.
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Dates: 
08/14/2018
08/15/2018
08/16/2018

Location:

6501 Deer Lake Ave
Burnaby, BC, V5G 3T6
Canada

Phone:

(604) 297-4565
Time: 
9am-3pm

2018 Summer Heritage Adventure Camps at Burnaby Village Museum

In our 1920s setting children play, create, discover and experience. Each week has a specific theme for aimed at specific aged campers. Enjoy the fun and adventure of summer. Spend a week unplugged from hi-tech games and get back to the basics of summer. Campers will spend the week making and flying kites, riding the carousel, playing heritage games, having a watermelon eating contest, learning how to make ice cream and celebrating the fun and freedom of summer!
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Dates: 
08/22/2018
Time: 
8:00 PM

Location:

Charles Rummel Centre
3630 Lozells Ave
Burnaby, BC, V5A 2Y8
Canada

Phone:

604-294-7944

Movie Night in Charles Rummel Park

Bring your own blanket and join us for an evening movie in the park (rain or shine). Free admission. For more information, call 604-420-2675.
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Dates: 
08/24/2018
Time: 
1:00pm-4:00pm

Location:

Al Anderson Memorial Pool
4949 207 St
Langley, BC, V3A 1N4
Canada

Phone:

604 514 2800

AAMP Got Talent

Join us as we celebrate the end of another great season.
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Dates: 
08/15/2018

Location:

20399 Douglas Crescent
Langley, BC, V3A 4B3
Canada

Phone:

(604) 514-2850
Time: 
1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Fly Cat Fly at City of Langley Library

Let your cat take to the skies! Come use our supplies to build your cat (or other small pet) a fun airplane home! Adults will use the sharp tools. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Limited to 15 children. Registration begins August 1.
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Dates: 
08/20/2018

Location:

20399 Douglas Crescent
Langley, BC, V3A 4B3
Canada

Phone:

(604) 514-2850
Time: 
11:00 am – 11:45 am

Ginalina at City of Langley Library

Be part of a musical adventure celebrating nature, family, friends and more! Gina is a Juno-nominated children's singer-songwriter who writes rollicking, roaring, and ridiculously catchy songs for the whole family to sing together.
Learn More

Dates: 
08/14/2018
08/15/2018
08/16/2018
Time: 
9.00am - 12.00pm 1.00pm - 4.00pm

Location:

Mac Sailing
1300 Discovery Street
Vancouver, BC, V6R 4L9
Canada

Phone:

604-224-7245

Summer Camps in Vancouver (Intro to Canoeing)

The Introductory Canoe program is designed to introduce participants to canoeing in a group setting. The program emphasizes learning boat control so that paddlers will gain the confidence, skills and knowledge to be safe and have fun.
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Dates: 
08/20/2018
08/21/2018
08/22/2018

Organization:

Freedom Farm Surrey

Location:

5153 160 St
Surrey, BC, V3S 0L2
Canada

Phone:

+1 604-655-5514
Time: 
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Freedom Farm Week 7- Dairy trip, Make ice cream & more

This week we will travel to Eagle Acres Dairy (formally know as Aldor Acres Dairy) at their new location in Fort Langley.
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Dates: 
08/25/2018
08/26/2018

Organization:

Vancouver Art Gallery

Location:

750 Hornby Street
Vancouver, BC, V6Z 2H7
Canada

Phone:

604.662.4700 ext.2500
Time: 
10am–5pm

Family FUSE Weekend

Listen To Land MAKE! MOVE! DISCOVER!
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