Outdoor Family Movie Night in Edgemont Village (Finding Nemo)
Fri, Sept 25th (4:30 pm festivities; 7:30 pm movie start) Edgemont Village, North Vancouver
Festivities start at 4:30 pm (bouncy castle, face painting, Sylvia the Balloon lady, and food trucks), movie starts at dusk (approx. 7:30 pm).
Shipyards Night Market at Lonsdale Quay
Fri, Sept 25th (5 – 10 pm) The Shipyards, 138 Victory Ship Way, North Vancouver
Bring the whole family down to the Shipyards on Fridays! Check out the market for locally handmade goods, including soaps, jewellery, clothing, baked goods, local honey, and lots more. Don’t worry about eating dinner before you come – there are lots of food trucks to choose from.
Fri, Sept 25th – Sun, Sept 27th (various times at location) North Vancouver
Culture Days is an annual Canada-wide celebration of arts, culture and heritage where the public is invited to experience a wide range of creative activities. Check out 50+ FREE events happening in Community Activity Hubs throughout North Vancouver. Culture Days is an opportunity to try something new – to play the musical instrument of your dreams, sing Broadway show tunes with a really big choir, attend an artist talk, roll up your sleeves and get your hands dirty at any number of hands-on workshops. Pick up a Culture Days brochure at community centres, libraries and local arts venues for a full list of activities. Look for the special Culture Days pullout in the September 23rd issue of the North Shore News. There’s something for the ‘artist in everyone’ at North Shore Culture Days!
Various times & locations, see website for more information.
Musical Instrument Petting Zoo (Culture Days)
Sat, Sept 26th (1 – 3 pm) Centennial Theatre, 2300 Lonsdale, North Vancouver
Are you curious about various instruments? Trying to decide which one you’d like to learn? Come and explore! Listen to the experts play, try out various instruments, and see which one would be the right fit for you.
Family Hockey Skate – Meet Jack the Giant
Sat, Sept 26th (1:15 – 2:45 pm) Harry Jerome Arena, 123 East 23rd Street, North Vancouver
Come and meet Jack, the Vancouver Giants’ mascot at our hockey themed skate. It’s sure to be fun for the whole family. Wear your favorite team jersey and take a selfie at our photo wall. Regular skate admission.
Family Movie at the Library (The Lego Movie)
Sat, Sept 26th (2-4:30 pm) Capilano Public Library, 3045 Highland Boulevard, North Vancouver
Meet Emmet. He’s just a regular Lego guy but gets recruited to fight an evil tyrant when someone thinks he’s the “special” one, promised in a prophecy. The evil tyrant is threatening to glue the whole Lego world together – can Emmet stop him?
Sun, Sept 27th (12 noon – 4 pm) Mosquito Creek Park, West 16th & Fell Ave, North Vancouver
Help the city crew keep the park clean. Pull out invasive plants, including holly trees, and make room for native plants to grow. Check out community displays and win prizes. All tools and light refreshments will be provided.
If we’ve missed any family fun happening this weekend on the North Shore, please email email@example.com or comment below with details!