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FEATURED EVENTS

Dates: 
08/01/2018

Location:

4670 Community Street
Yarrow, BC, V2R 5E1
Canada

Phone:

(604) 823-4664
Time: 
11:00 am – 11:45 am

Greater Vancouver Zoo at Yarrow Library

Snakes slither, ducks waddle, mice scurry. Why do animals move the way they do? Join the Greater Vancouver Zoo to explore how animals move and groove. Meet some animal ambassadors and hear their stories.
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Dates: 
07/19/2018
07/20/2018
07/23/2018
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: 
07/20/2018
07/23/2018
07/27/2018

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: 
07/27/2018

Location:

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

Phone:

604.285.7529
Time: 
11:00 AM 3:00 PM

Dates: 
07/20/2018
07/21/2018
07/22/2018

Organization:

Aldergrove Fair Days

Location:

26770 29 avenue
Aldergrove, BC, Aldergrove
Canada
Time: 
see website for details

Aldergrove Fair Days

Join us next July for the 106th Annual Aldergrove Fair Days!
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Dates: 
07/21/2018
07/28/2018
08/04/2018

Location:

2674 East Hastings Street
Vancouver, BC, V5K 1Z6
Canada

Phone:

604.665.3959
Time: 
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Lego Block Party at Hastings Branch Library

Drop in for some Lego building fun at this block party! Meet new friends and break out the bricks for a building bonanza at the library. For Grades K-7.
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Dates: 
07/30/2018
08/13/2018
08/27/2018
Time: 
7:30pm; August 27th- 7pm

Location:

Port Haney Wharf
River Rd
Maple Ridge, BC, V2X 0Z8
Canada

Phone:

604-463-5311

Music on the Wharf

Overlooking the beautiful Fraser River, the “Music on the Wharf” concert series has something for everyone in the family. It started with a local band offering to play a one-time concert and has become one of the Maple Ridge Historical Society’s most popular annual events.
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Dates: 
07/22/2018

Organization:

Krause Berry Farms

Location:

6179 248th Street
Langley, BC, V4W 1C3
Canada

Phone:

604-856-5757
Time: 
9 AM - 11 AM

Farmer's Feast

Sample fresh, local & delicious food from farms & vendors in your community. No tickets required for entry!
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Dates: 
07/19/2018
07/20/2018
07/23/2018

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: 
07/28/2018
07/29/2018

Location:

Albion Fairgrounds 23448 Jim Robson Way
Maple Ridge, BC, V2W 1S3
Canada

Phone:

+1 604-463-6922
Time: 
Saturday July 28th - 10 AM to 10 PM Sunday July 29th - 10 AM to 6PM

Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows Country Fest

The Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows Agricultural Association has worked hard to develop a National and Provincial award winning, family oriented, and agriculturally educational annual event and is recognized as "one of the best".
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Dates: 
07/19/2018

Organization:

City Centre Library

Location:

10350 University Dr
Surrey, BC, V3T 4B8
Canada

Phone:

604-598-7427
Time: 
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Norden the Magician at City Centre Library

Join Norden the Magician for a "Motion Commotion" themed magic show! This program is for children ages 5 and up.
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Dates: 
07/21/2018
07/28/2018
08/04/2018
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: 
07/31/2018

Location:

4670 Community Street
Yarrow, BC, V2R 5E1
Canada

Phone:

(604) 823-4664
Time: 
2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Brush Bots at Yarrow Library

In keeping with our SRC Motion Commotion with this S.T.E.A.M activity kids will create their own moving little "Bot" by turning a toothbrush into a robot! BrushBots are easy and fun to build and race. The tiny vibrating motor turns the bristles into thousands of little legs, then they scoot like crazy bugs!
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Dates: 
07/25/2018

Location:

4670 Community Street
Yarrow, BC, V2R 5E1
Canada

Phone:

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

Storyteller Shayna Jones

Experience the world through folk tales, wise words, and song with Storyteller Shayna Jones. Immerse yourself in these stories and help Shayna bring them to life through songs, rhythm, and movement.
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Dates: 
07/27/2018

Location:

26770 29 Avenue
Aldergrove, BC, V4W 3B8
Canada

Phone:

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

Storyteller Shayna Jones-Aldergrove Library

Experience the world through folk tales, wise words, and song with Storyteller Shayna Jones. Immerse yourself in these stories and help Shayna bring them to life through songs, rhythm, and movement.
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Dates: 
07/19/2018
07/20/2018
07/23/2018
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: 
07/28/2018
07/29/2018

Location:

4974 Kingsway Avenue, Suite 635
Burnaby, BC, V5H 4M9
Canada

Phone:

604-515-2400
Time: 
all day

Caribbean Days Festival

Each year, during the last weekend of July, the Trinidad & Tobago Cultural Society of BC presents the Caribbean Days Festival. This event draws a crowd of exuberant fun-lovers to North Vancouver’s Waterfront Park for a weekend of parading, dining, socializing (liming) and dancing in the sunshine.
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Dates: 
07/20/2018

Location:

101–15765 Croydon Drive
Surrey, BC, V3Z 2L6
Canada

Phone:

778.545.2672
Time: 
2-4pm

FUN FRIDAYS at The Shops at Morgan Crossing

Join us on Friday, June 22nd & July 20th for FUN FRIDAYS!
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Dates: 
07/24/2018
07/31/2018
08/07/2018

Location:

4595 Albert Street
Burnaby, BC, V5C 2G6
Canada

Phone:

604-299-8955
Time: 
1:30 pm to 4:30 pm

LEGO Club at McGill

Calling all builders! Kids ages 4 and up are invited to drop in anytime between 1:30 pm and 4:30 pm to play with the library's extensive LEGO collection. Moms and dads can join the fun too!
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Dates: 
07/28/2018
08/25/2018
Time: 
10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Location:

English Bay Beach Vancouver, BC
Beach Ave between Gilford St and Bidwell St,
Vancouver, BC, -
Canada

Phone:

604-209-0270

Kids Love Yoga On The Beach

Come and do yoga with the family on English Bay.
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Dates: 
08/10/2018
Time: 
6-8 pm

Location:

Douglas Park Spirit Square
4B6, 20550 Douglas Crescent
Langley, BC, V3A 4B4
Canada

Phone:

604 514 2800

Boppin' in the Park

Boppin’ in the Park is a free, fun, family-friendly event sponsored by You’ve Gotta Have Friends.
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Dates: 
07/23/2018
07/24/2018
07/25/2018

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 4 - Bee Week!

This camp week is definitely one of a kind!
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Dates: 
07/25/2018
08/01/2018
08/08/2018
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: 
07/28/2018
Time: 
6 PM - 10:30 PM

Location:

Garden City Park
6620 Garden City Rd
Richmond, BC, V6Y 1T6
Canada

Phone:

+1 604-204-8588

City Centre Outdoor Movie Night

Join us for our annual Outdoor Movie Night at Garden City Park for a screening of Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017).
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Dates: 
07/19/2018
07/20/2018

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 3 - Dairy Week!

CHEESE WEEK, DAIRY FIELD TRIP, SOCK PUPPET MAKING, STRAWBERRY PICKING, GREEENS AND MORE!
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Dates: 
07/19/2018
07/20/2018
07/30/2018
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: 
07/21/2018
07/28/2018
08/04/2018
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: 
07/28/2018
08/11/2018
Time: 
see website for details

Location:

McBurney Lane
20514 Fraser Hwy
Langley, BC, V3A 4G2
Canada

Phone:

604 514 2800

McBurney Plaza Summer Series

Toes will be tapping as the sound of Canadian folk music fills the air.
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Dates: 
07/28/2018
07/29/2018

Location:

5180 Westwater Drive, Richmond, BC
Richmond, BC, V7E 6S2
Canada
Time: 
10am – 6pm

Richmond Maritime Festival

Celebrate Richmond’s historical connection with the sea at the 15th Annual Richmond Maritime Festival, a free family event at a National Heritage Site.
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Dates: 
07/19/2018

Location:

4670 Community Street
Yarrow, BC, V2R 5E1
Canada

Phone:

(604) 823-4664
Time: 
2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Sphero SPRK+

Come to the library to meet Sphero SPRK+, a small robotic ball that you control with a smartphone or tablet. Make it roll around, change colours or run a program that you create yourself.
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Dates: 
07/19/2018
07/20/2018
07/23/2018
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: 
07/23/2018
07/24/2018
07/25/2018

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: 
07/30/2018
07/31/2018
08/01/2018

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 5 - Potato Week!

The kids simply LOVE pulling up their own potatoes up from the soil, washing them and making them into delicious potato chips and french fries!
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Dates: 
07/29/2018

Location:

1882 Adanac Street
Vancouver, BC, V5L 2E2
Canada

Phone:

604-254-5858
Time: 
1:30 PM - 4 PM

Families Together!

A family music show to support family reunification at the US/Mexico border, and here in Canada.
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Dates: 
07/19/2018
07/20/2018
07/30/2018
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: 
07/19/2018
07/20/2018
07/30/2018
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: 
07/22/2018
07/29/2018
08/05/2018
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: 
07/20/2018
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: 
07/19/2018
07/20/2018
07/30/2018
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: 
07/20/2018
08/03/2018
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: 
07/19/2018
07/26/2018
08/02/2018

Location:

4595 Albert Street
Burnaby, BC, V5C 2G6
Canada

Phone:

604-299-8955
Time: 
1:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Summer "Crafternoons" at McGill

Drop in to make a different craft each week!
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Dates: 
07/21/2018
07/22/2018
Time: 
10am to 6pm.

Location:

Victoria Park
1425 Victoria Dr
Vancouver, BC, V5L 4G9
Canada

Phone:

604-985-7761

Fun City Festival in North Vancouver

Fun City Festival is back for a whole weekend of non-stop fun!
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Dates: 
07/19/2018
07/20/2018
07/23/2018
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: 
07/22/2018
Time: 
8:30 AM - 11 AM

Location:

Second Beach Vancouver, BC
8501 Stanley Park Drive
Vancouver, BC, V6G 3E2
Canada

Phone:

604-687-0955

Pride Run and Walk

Pride Run & Walk is an annual race hosted by the Vancouver Frontrunners in July in partnership with the Vancouver Pride Society.
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Dates: 
07/20/2018
07/27/2018
08/03/2018

Organization:

Highstreet

Location:

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

Phone:

+1 604-852-1670
Time: 
6PM - 8PM

Dates: 
07/26/2018

Location:

4670 Community Street
Yarrow, BC, V2R 5E1
Canada

Phone:

(604) 823-4664
Time: 
2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

KEVA Planks at Yarrow Library

Design your own engineering marvels using KEVA Planks. Attempt to build a skyscraper or create an architectural masterpiece. Supplies provided. Imaginations invited.
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Dates: 
08/02/2018

Location:

20399 Douglas Crescent
Langley, BC, V3A 4B3
Canada

Phone:

(604) 514-2850
Time: 
10:30 am – 11:30 am

It's a Motion Commotion! at City of Langley Library

Shake, rattle and roll yourself out of the house and blast off down to the library. Master puppeteer and storyteller Elspeth Bowers will perform an action-packed program of stories, songs and a puppet show that will have you laughing all the way home!
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Dates: 
07/21/2018

Location:

33355 Bevan Avenue
Abbotsford, BC, V2S0E7
Canada

Phone:

(604) 853-1753
Time: 
11:00 am – 11:45 am

Storyteller Shayna Jones at Abbotsford Community Library

Experience the world through folk tales, wise words, and song with Storyteller Shayna Jones. Immerse yourself in these stories and help Shayna bring them to life through songs, rhythm, and movement.
Learn More

Dates: 
07/19/2018
07/20/2018
07/21/2018

Location:

BMO Theatre Centre, 203 – 162 West 1st Avenue
Vancouver, BC, V5Y 0H6
Canada

Phone:

604-687-1644
Time: 
varies

Once

AN ENCHANTING GUY-MEETS-GIRL MUSICAL
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Dates: 
07/28/2018

Location:

3360 Sexsmith Road
Richmond, BC, V6X 2H8
Canada

Phone:

+1 604-248-1885
Time: 
12 PM - 4 PM

Summer Community Day

EVERYONE IS INVITED!
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Dates: 
07/28/2018
08/01/2018
08/04/2018

Location:

English Bay
Vancouver, BC, -
Canada
Time: 
2 PM - 11 PM

Honda Celebration of Light

EXPERIENCE THE WONDER OF BC’S LARGEST LIVE EVENT There is nothing quite like fireworks. Join us in Vancouver, BC this summer to explore the festival, save your spot, then see the skies come alive each night at 10 PM.
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Dates: 
07/19/2018
07/20/2018
07/23/2018
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: 
07/19/2018
07/20/2018
07/23/2018
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: 
07/21/2018
07/28/2018
08/04/2018

Location:

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

Phone:

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

Dates: 
07/19/2018
08/16/2018
09/20/2018
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: 
07/21/2018
07/22/2018
Time: 
11 am - 10 pm

Location:

Holland Park
13428 Old Yale Rd
Surrey, BC, -
Canada

Phone:

604-501-5566

Surrey Fusion Festival

The Ultimate Celebration of Music, Food, and Culture! Experience the world's culture with Indigenous, Francophone and local Canadian talent, an Indigenous Village with carving demonstrations, dance workshops, plus cuisine and more from 45 different pavilions.
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