Weekly Events Roundup – November 2nd

Here’s my weekly events round-up! Have an amazing weekend. And don’t forget to enter our giveaway for our amazing parenting seminar happening next Tuesday, November 6th on our facebook page!

Mom Inc. Movement Tradeshow and Conference – Sunday, November 4th, 10am to 4pm. Mom inc. Movement was created to help moms be both successful moms and successful businesswomen. They offer an amazing tradeshow each year, which is FREE to attend and features great exhibitors, inspiring speakers, a Modern Mom Fashion Show, and mini session with coaches. Or, for $60, buy a conference pass, which gets you additional access to several speaker panels on great Mom inc. related topics. I am out of town on the 4th and am so bummed to be missing this!

Vancouver Winter Farmers Market – The Winter Farmers Market starts up again this Saturday, November 3rd, 10am-2pm weekly at the East Parking Lot of Nat Bailey Stadium. I love this market – since there’s only one market in the winter season, everything is in one place! Fresh veggies, great food trucks, music, and a celebration of everything local and delicious. A worthy weekly destination for you and the family.



Vancouver Lullaby League Mixer – Tuesday, November 13th at 7:00pm, Hip Baby
2110 West 4th Ave (at Arbutus). Getting prepared for the holidays includes figuring out childcare! This is the last babysitter mixer for 2012, and spots are filling up, so grab your spot if you are on the look for a new sitter.


Get in line for the Vancouver Inspiration Pass -Want to check out some of Vancouver best (and pricey) tourist sites for free? Get in line for the Vancouver Inspiration Pass, available at the Vancouver Public Library for anyone with a library card. You get the pass for 2 weeks, which lets your family go to local attractions like Science World, The Art Gallery, and Vancouver Aquarium, and more for free! Only catch – it’s popular so get in line by placing the pass on “hold” at your local library. Great idea!

Previously mentioned events upcoming and ongoing:

10th Annual Baby & Family Fair November 3 & 4. With over 100 booths, the show offers an extensive selection of exhibitors, seminars and hands-on demonstrations on the latest information, innovations, products and services for expecting and families with young children.

Modern Mama’s parenting seminars with Margery Healey, The Compassionate Parent Coach, start November 6th! Topics will be: The Value of Play, Brain Compatible Parenting, and Media Literate Homes. Get details. Join our free pass giveaway on our Facebook Page!

Modern Mama Essential Series Seminar: Toddlerhood – Talking to Toddlers (and taming those tantrums!), November 17, 2:30pm-4:30pm. Get details.

Vancouver Bakers Market – every Saturday until December 8th (closed Oct 27)
Inspired by traditional farmers markets in Vancouver, you’ll find talented budding, professional or home bakers selling fresh artisanal breads, soft German pretzels, butter croissants, chocolate croissants, cupcakes, yummy cookies, hand made chocolates, brownies, Belgian Liege waffles,vegan cupcakes, mini bundt cakes, muffins, gluten-free baked goods and much more!

Bonus! Simply Merino is offering all Modern Mama readers a 15% off discount code on anything on the site, excluding gift certificates and sale items. Use code MAMA15, valid until November 4th.

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