Around Vancouver Town: Father’s Day Weekend!

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Hi mama! There’s lots going on this weekend that I have to tell you about! From my ultimate favourite, Cirque du Soleil to Community Beach Safety Day and Fun Fest and free Father’s Day festivities at Playland, you’re bound to find something to rave about this weekend!


TOTEM ~ Cirque du Soleil

“A fascinating journey into the evolution of mankind.”


As I Mentioned above any production that Cirque du Soleil puts on is going to be a favourite of mine. I love love love the excitement of their productions and I have heard that Totem is amazing too. I’m not surprised. If you do decide to go, get yourself a sitter as you’ll want to savour every moment of this I’m told!

When: now to – July 6, 2014
Where: Big Top at Concord Pacific, 88 Pacific Blvd, Vancouver, Showtimes vary.

For more information visit their website.

The Science of Sports ~ Science World


When: from now until – September 1, 2014, 10am – 5pm
Where: Science World, 1455 Quebec Street, Vancouver

For more information visit their website.

Fun Fest

Friday June 13th, 3-7pm, Free admission.
The Lord Roberts school’s biggest fundraiser of the year is happening on Friday June 13th. Join in for family fun for everyone and help us create a new playground for our students
and the West End community. All proceeds go directly to new playground equipment.

They will have a yard sale, bouncy castles, sweets, games, a BBQ and an awesome raffle. Your kids will love the fun to be had!

Community Beach Safety Day


With this weather we’re having you’ll n doubt enjoy this fun-filled family day that raises awareness of personal and community safety at beaches and parks.

Meet the Vancouver Police Department (VPD) Beach Bike Patrol, VPD Marine Squad, VPD Mounted Squad, Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services, West End-Coal Harbour Community Centre, Granville Downtown Community Police Centre, Vancouver Park Rangers and Vancouver Life Guards.

When: June 14 2014, 12-3pm

Where: Ceperly Field (south of Second Beach Pool’s concession stand)


DADS GET IN FOR FREE on Father’s Day, JUNE 15, 2014 10am-12pm

Have fun this father’s day at Playland. On Sunday, June 15, dads receive FREE admission from 10am-12pm providing them with access to over 30 rides and attractions.*

* Valid only with the accompanying purchase of a regular or junior One-Day PlayPass or same day purchase of regular or junior Season PlayPass.

Kids Playce at Playland

Take dad to Kids Playce at Playland, it  provides the perfect setting for families looking to spend some activity time in a clean, safe and kid-friendly environment! Special grass picnic areas are perfectly suited for families looking to have a picnic right in Playland! For more information go to their website.


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Coming up next weekend

Alcan Dragon Boat Festival

Join us for a weekend of fun, entertainment, family activities, live music and lots and lots of dragon boat races!
It’s the annual Rio Tonto Alcan Dragon Boat Festival

Kid’s and Parents Area

The Dragons Den (Kids’ Area)

Why not plan to bring the family and spend the day at the Rio Tinto Alcan Dragon Boat Festival? Promise your kids there are things just for them. Our kids’ area will include bouncing castles, face painting and multiple stage performances throughout the day. These performances include circus acts, jazz bands and hip hop dance groups. The kids’ area is presented by the Creekside Community Centre, so the little ones will be supervised by professionals.

When: June 20 – 22 at Creekside Community Centre and the waters of False Creek. Admission is free and there’s something for everyone. Paddles up! For more information visit their website.

Have a great weekend!

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