A little late, but here’s my latest events round-up, plus a special discount code for 15% off Simply Merino’s awesome merino wool clothing until November 4th.
Halloween Carnival – October 31, 4:30pm-7:30pm, Roundhouse Community Centre. Dress up in your creepiest costume and participate in ghoulish games and creepy crafts! Come and explore the “Creepy Hollow” forest full of spooky surprises and other fun activities. Children must be supervised by an adult. Pre-registration required, drop-ins permitted ONLY if space is available. Admission: $6/child. Register
Halloween Story Time October 30th and Customer Appreciation Event November 1 at Pottery Barn Kids – Join the great staff at Pottery Barn Kids for a free Halloween-themed story time at 11am on Tuesday, October 30th. Come dressed up for the fun! Then, on November 1st, attend the Pottery Barn Kids Customer Appreciation Event for a night of personalized shopping, expert gift-giving advice, complimentary gift wrapping and more. All guests will receive 10% off in-store during the evening. Call the store at 604-638-7494 to RSVP by end of day Monday, October 29th.
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.
Just announced: Modern Mama Essential Series Seminar: Toddlerhood – Talking to Toddlers (and taming those tantrums!), November 17, 2:30pm-4:30pm. Get details.
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.
Previously mentioned events upcoming and ongoing:
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.
Southlands Farm Pumpkin Patch – until Halloween
During the month of October, at Southlands Farm, 6767 Balaclava Street at W. 51st Ave.
Explore a magical farming oasis in the city. Open every day in October, 9am-6pm. More info.
The Stanley Park Halloween Ghost Train runs nightly from October 5 – 31. Sun. to Thurs. 6PM to 10PM, Fridays and Saturdays 6PM to 11PM, and matinees every Wednesday 11AM to 3PM. Live music on Friday & Saturdays too.
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!