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Free Christmas Activities in Metro Vancouver

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It’s tough to save money during the holidays while going to gatherings of friends and family, hosting dinners, and exchanging gifts. However, I know of several activities that will get you in the holiday spirit without sliding you into debt. Here are my top picks for FREE Christmas activities in Metro Vancouver over the next […]

12 Days of Christmas in Port Coquitlam

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You won’t always have to come to Downtown Vancouver in order to find holiday activities for the family this season. Leigh Square is hosting 12 Days of Christmas in Port Coquitlam, starting November 28th.

Leigh Square Community Arts Village (2253 Leigh Square, Port Coquitlam)celebrates the holiday season with a series of holiday inspired art workshops including wreath making, card making, handmade gifts, and holiday crafts for kids. Share in the festivities at Leigh Square with a Christmas concert, bring your family for a unique holiday movie experience and enjoy the holiday spirit in your community with a Lantern Festival. All of these events are free or of low cost.

Terry Fox Runs in Metro Vancouver

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The 2015 Terry Fox Run is just around the corner and while some kids may participate each year with their school (School Run Day is September 30th), this year families might need to take it upon themselves to sign up on their own. The general run takes places in hundreds of communities across Canada on […]

BC Youth Week 2015

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BC Youth Week is happening Friday, May 1st until Thursday, May 7th with free/affordable events taking place across the province, from Courtenay, to Abbotsford, and Williams Lake. This internationally celebrated event aims to recognize the positive contributions youth make in their communities, and to celebrate the valuable work youth do all year round. There are […]

February Events in Metro Vancouver

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Love is in the air as Valentine’s Day approaches and the events calendar fills up for another month. There are lots of shows (for pet lovers, RV enthusiasts, and home designers), on-stage productions (from Oklahoma! to Chutzpah!), and a number of community events during our newest holiday, Family Day on Monday, February 9th — which […]

Coquitlam Centre Accepting Coat Donations

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Throughout the month of October, Coquitlam Centre is accepting gently-used women’s coats and jacket, in partnership with Dress for Success Vancouver. “We‟re really excited to be working with Dress for Success again this year,” says Deborah Stetz, Marketing Director, Coquitlam Centre. The partnership coincides with Coquitlam Centre’s “Rock that Coat” theme this fall, with the […]