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FEATURED EVENTS

Letter to My Future Self- The Vancouver Learnary Society

Write a letter to yourself at the beginning of 2021 and we will post it to you at the beginning of 2022! Write yourself a letter with it. Drop the letter off at the shop any time we are open in January. We will mail it to you next year. Set some intentions for the year Write some things you want to be sure not to forget Make yourself laugh by predicting what your year will bring $5 per Letter. Supplies, and delivery included; come by the shop to pick up some special stationary. What a delight to receive a hand written letter --- from yourself!
Dates: 
01/23/2021
01/24/2021
01/25/2021
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Location:

2643 E. Hastings Street
Vancouver, BC, V5K 1Z5
Canada

Phone:

604-215-1146

Customer Appreciation Day- Kids Market

Join us on January 24th for customer appreciation day! Visit the table on the main floor to pick up your treasure hunt clues, finish the hunt and enter the draw for one of TWO Nintendo switch Mario Kart bundles. All finished treasure hunts will also get a completion proze. Participation is easy, safe and FUN!
Dates: 
01/24/2021
12 PM – 3 PM
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Organization:

Kids Market

Location:

1496 Cartwright Street
Vancouver, BC, V6H3Y5
Canada

Phone:

604-689-8447

Virtual Program: Planting for Pollinators at Reinstein Woods

It’s never too early to think about your summer garden! Discover how choosing the right plants can benefit wildlife while also beautifying your yard. Pre-registration required.
Dates: 
01/26/2021
10 am
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ONLINE ONLY

Snowshoe at Mt. Seymour

Named the #1 Resort for Snowshoeing in North America by Snowshoe Magazine in 2012, Mt Seymour offers a variety of trails exclusively for snowshoers providing a place of beauty and solitude. Enjoy the scenic lakes, old growth forests and undulating trails on your own or with an experienced guide on one of our popular snowshoe tours.
Dates: 
01/23/2021
01/24/2021
01/25/2021
Normal Weekday Hours- 9:30 - 4PM Normal Weekend/Holiday hours -8:30 - 4PM
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Organization:

Mt. Seymour

Location:

1700 Mt Seymour Road
North Vancouver, BC, V7G 1L3
Canada

Phone:

604.986.2261

ComedySportz Goes Digital! (8 pm Eastern)

Small screen, big laughs! Amid social distancing, ComedySportz Buffalo is back in action! Watch players compete for virtual (family-friendly) comedy glory, all from the comfort of your own home! Registration is free and required through Zoom (limited to the first 100 guests). Running Time Approx 40 minutes.
Dates: 
01/23/2021
01/30/2021
8 pm Eastern
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Location:

ONLINE ONLY

The Matzo Ball Diaries: Stories of Food and Family

FEATURING ORIGINAL L.A. CAST! - Laugh, cry, and discover the power of food to nourish, heal, or move us to action. From learning the secret to Grandma’s brisket, to personal stories of eating disorders, to the fascinating history of how the International House of Pancakes was started, true stories of food, culture, and community are blended together with a healthy dollop of humor for a truly delicious storytelling event...for anyone who loves to eat!
Dates: 
01/23/2021
01/24/2021
01/25/2021
12 am - 11:59 pm
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Lights To The Lodge at Cypress

Offers a safe and easy one-kilometre snowshoe trek to the historic Hollyburn Lodge along a self-guided trail through the enchanting Old Growth Forest. The trail is lit with LED lights strung sustainably through the forest boughs of ancient Cedar, Fir and Hemlock trees. After enjoying your visit to the Lodge and perhaps one of our popular menu items or refreshments, guests can snowshoe back to the base area along a return trail also with feature lighting.
Dates: 
01/23/2021
01/24/2021
01/25/2021
4:00PM - 9:30PM
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Location:

6000 Cypress Bowl Rd
West Vancouver, BC, V7V 3N9
Canada

Phone:

604-926-5612

Minnesota Night Skies in February Facebook Live- with the Bell Museum of Natural History

It’s time to head outside and explore the starry skies! Join our planetarium educators on Facebook Live as they take you on a journey of what’s currently visible in the evening skies. Together, we’ll explore the sky above Minnesota, including seasonal constellations, the Moon, and visible planets. There’s something in the sky for everyone! Don’t forget to bring your questions, as we’ll save time for Q & A. Be sure to download your own current Minnesota Skies Guide. https://www.bellmuseum.umn.edu/star-map/ All ages
Dates: 
01/25/2021
5:00PM-5:30PM EST, 4:00PM-4:30PM CST, 3:00PM-3:30PM MST, 2:00PM-2:30PM PST
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Riley Park Winter Farmers Market

Vancouver Farmers Markets feed people and create community. We support small farm production, nourish people and connect neighbours. EACH WEEK AT THE MARKET: 70+ farms and producers, food and coffee trucks. Vancouver Farmers Markets is part of a global movement that’s reconnecting people with the land and the people who grow their food. At every one of our eight markets, you’ll meet – in person – the farmers, bakers, artisans, and producers who grow and prepare the foods you love.
Dates: 
01/23/2021
01/30/2021
02/06/2021
10am- 2 pm
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Location:

4600 Ontario St
Vancouver, BC, V5V 3H5
Canada

Phone:

604-879-FARM

Once Upon A Time: An Interactive Digital Musical

Second Generation Theatre and Theatre of Youth have collaborated to create an interactive theatre experience for theatre patrons ages 5-12. ONCE UPON A TIME is a 40-minute musical presented via ZOOM. It follows traditional fairy tale characters as they learn about inner strength and becoming the heroes of their own stories. An upbeat, high energy musical with captivating melodies, ONCE UPON A TIME empowers children to proudly be themselves. **ONCE UPON A TIME requires parental participation! Parents/guardians will receive an email with information on setting up some magical items before the show for your child to discover during the performance.**
Dates: 
02/13/2021
02/14/2021
02/16/2021
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Tube Town- Silver Star Mountain Resort

Get ready for tubing in a safe, controlled environment. Our tube lift allows you to make run after run without hiking back to the top, or ever having to carry your tube. We supply truck-sized inner tubes with safety handles. Day tickets are available at the Tube Town Ticket Office.
Dates: 
01/23/2021
01/24/2021
01/25/2021
Mon: 3pm-8pm Tues/Wed: Closed (including Christmas break) Thur/Fri: 3pm-8pm Sat/ Sun: 12pm-8pm
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Location:

123 Shortt Street
Silver Star Mountain, BC, V1B 3M1
Canada

Phone:

1 800 663 4431

Light Walk- Grouse Mountain

Experience magic in the trees on our enchanting Light Walk, open through the winter season starting at dusk. The entrance is marked by a glowing light tunnel, just off of the mountaintop Skating Pond. Lights along the path around Blue Grouse Lake allow you to snowshoe or walk in the winter night. Marvel at the beauty with snow crunching underfoot. The glow of light against a majestic mountain backdrop is not to be missed!
Dates: 
01/23/2021
01/24/2021
01/25/2021
It is best experienced from dusk into the evening
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Organization:

Grouse Mountain

Location:

6400 Nancy Greene Way
North Vancouver, BC, V7R 4K9
Canada

Phone:

(604) 980-9311

January Storytime: Dragon Dance, A Chinese New Year Book - Tennessee State Museum

Tennessee Storytime: "Dragon Dance, A Chinese New Year Book." The Chinese New Year starts on February 12 this year. Come read with us as we learn more about this special holiday!
Dates: 
01/29/2021
3:30 pm - 4 pm
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Mozart & Tchaikovsky with the BPO (7 pm Eastern)

A trinity of elegant melodies cross two centuries uniting George Li’s mesmerizing performance of Mozart’s radiant Piano Concerto No. 23 with the expressive Serenade for Strings by Tchaikovsky, and contemporary composer Alan Jay Kernis’ other-worldly Musica Celestis.
Dates: 
01/26/2021
7 pm
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Location:

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BC Nature Photo Contest 2021

The 2021 BC Nature Photo Contest is a celebration of the plants and animals, landscapes, and nature moments that show how naturalists of all ages spend their time outdoors. Whether you like to hike, bird watch, master your photography skills on all things nature, we encourage you to share. It has not always been possible this past year to maintain normal activities so we welcome photos of nature from previous years. Contest opens January 1, 2021. Deadline for submissions: Midnight March 15, 2021
Dates: 
01/23/2021
01/24/2021
01/25/2021
Deadline for submissions: Midnight March 15, 2021
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Organization:

BC Nature

Location:

1620 Mt. Seymour Road
North Vancouver, BC, V7G 2R9
Canada

Phone:

604-985-3057

Coquitlam Heritage Society: Capturing Moments: Chronicling Our Lives

Capturing Moments displays art from our community that encapsulates memories and other significant moments in time. As we find ourselves one year into the COVID-19 pandemic, these experiences are compelling many to capture their feelings through art. Historically, art has been used effectively to chronicle our lives in sometimes grand, but also modest ways. This exhibit includes many artworks from Coquitlam’s culturally rich population. Some works relate directly to the pandemic, some document other significant moments. A moment can hold a world.
Dates: 
01/23/2021
01/24/2021
01/25/2021
Mon – Fri: 9:00 am – 9:00 pm Sat: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Sun: 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
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Organization:

Place des Arts

Location:

1120 Brunette Avenue , British Columbia
Coquitlam, BC, V3K 1G2
Canada

Phone:

604-664-1636 ext. 0

Summer Intensive Auditions - The Washington Ballet

With cutting edge technology, best-in-class ballet masters and instructors, and a curriculum 75 years perfected, The Washington School of Ballet sets a new standard in ballet education. Our 2021 Summer Intensive provides students in the Upper Level (ages 12+) with the option to either train fully in-studio or in a virtual format. The Washington School of Ballet Summer Intensive gives students from around the world the opportunity to study for five weeks with our acclaimed faculty including Artistic Director Julie Kent and Professional Division Head Xiomara Reyes. Men’s division classes are led by Rinat Imaev and Damien Johnson.
Dates: 
01/23/2021
02/06/2021
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CultureFest! Lunar New Year Online Event - At Penn Museum

Kickstart 2021 as CultureFest! takes over January with virtual events leading up to Lunar New Year, a festive holiday celebrated in many Asian cultures. In partnership with Send Chinatown Love.
Dates: 
01/26/2021
01/27/2021
01/28/2021
4:00PM-5:00PM EST, 3:00PM CST, 2:00PM MST, 1:00PM PST, & 12:00PM AKST
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Underwater World- Vancouver Maritime Museum

Underwater world is a cozy corner in the museum where kids can explore, imagine, create and learn. This temporary exhibition is an immersive underwater experience complete with ocean sounds. This exhibition has been developed to give families a space during the upcoming renovations of the Children’s Maritime Museum Discovery Centre. It will be available until the renovations are complete in spring 2021.
Dates: 
01/23/2021
01/24/2021
01/28/2021
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Location:

1905 Ogden Avenue in Vanier Park
Vancouver, BC, V6J 1A3
Canada

Phone:

604-257-8300

Latin Heat with the RPO

oin Principal Pops Conductor Jeff Tyzik for a musical journey from the Spanish heartland to the streets of Havana and Argentina! Featuring Bizet’s Carmen Suite, de Falla’s Ritual of Fire Dances, Lecuona’s Andalucia, Tyzik’s Three Latin Dances, and more!
Dates: 
01/23/2021
01/24/2021
01/25/2021
12 am - 11:59 pm
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Location:

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VIRTUAL EVENT: Science Tales with Audubon Society of Portland

Online: Storytime comes to life in this exciting early childhood environmental education exploration program! Kids will hear stories of the earth, animals, how to be a kid exploring the natural world around them, and much more! Students will then engage in at-home activities that connect to the themes of the book read during the session.
Dates: 
01/26/2021
3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
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Illuminating Autism: Building Resilience at University of Washington Autism Center

Imagine being able to help children and parents navigate through the challenges of autism. Or realize that your efforts helped advance groundbreaking research to improve interventions and create new programs. Or know that your gift helped a child enjoy the simple pleasures of summer camp. The UW Autism Center’s 5th annual benefit event, Illuminating Autism, provides the opportunity to achieve all of these dreams and more. Come join our growing community of supporters to celebrate and enjoy presentations highlighting the Center’s impact while having fun and participating in live and silent auctions.
Dates: 
01/30/2021
9:30 PM EST – 11 PM EST
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Trout Birthday Celebration – Day 1 (Virtual) - Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery & Aquarium - New York

Join us on Zoom to follow the lives of our fish from baby to adult, get a sneak-peek into our Hatch House, and watch a feeding frenzy in an outdoor pond!
Dates: 
01/30/2021
11 am - 12 pm
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Location:

ONLINE ONLY