Neighbourhood Toy Store Day 2011


Monday, November 7th, 2011 — 10:45am PST
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Neighbourhood Toy Store Day is November 12, 2011 in support of shopping locally and supporting businesses in our community.

10199 Winter Toy Shop
Photo credit: .SilentMode on Flickr

On Saturday, independent retailers across Canada will celebrate with special giveaways and activities in their stores. There are participating locations around BC but here are a few in our area:

Granville Island Toy Company
Location: 3298 Main Street, Vancouver – Website
Event for Neighbourhood Toy Store Day: Giveaways and balloon-popping for discounts.

The Toy Jungle
Location: 1132-2929 Barnet Highway, Coquitlam – Website
Event for Neighbourhood Toy Store Day: “Play Day” from 12:00pm – 3:00pm and prizes for the first 100 customers.

Toybox
Location: 3002 West Broadway, Vancouver – Website
Event for Neighbourhood Toy Store Day: “Play Day” from 12:00pm – 3:00pm and prizes for the first 100 customers.

The Village Toy Shop
Location: 262 Newport Drive, Port Moody – Website
Event for Neighbourhood Toy Store Day: Party with balloons, craft station, loot bags, face-painting and a contest.

This is an initiative of Neighbourhood Toy Stores of Canada: “A Canadian network of specialty toy retailers and their suppliers working together to provide a superior source of toys within our communities.”

John and I had fun in a local toy store a few weeks ago as we checked out their selection of cards, puzzles, and dozens of different styles of “opoly” board games. There’s a charm to a neighbourhood toy shop and I’m glad they’re being celebrated in their way.

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