Metro Vancouver Weekend Events: Jan 24-25

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Looking for some relaxing or exciting family time? We have gathered a variety of family friendly events from across the lower mainland. Something for everyone. Have a great time bonding with the Fam!  

Here are some family-friendly events happening this weekend in & around the Metro Vancouver area:

5 Family-Friendly Weekend Events In Metro Vancouver:

Sensory-friendly science world
Sensory-Friendly Morning
at Science World


Sensory Friendly Mornings are inclusive events for individuals and families with neurodiverse or accessibility needs. Guests can enjoy Science World exhibits in a comfortable, welcoming and less crowded environment. Wherever possible, exhibits will have adjusted operations and lowered volume levels from 8am to 10am.

    There will be an OMNIMAX open-house from 10am–10:30am before the film begins. This is a great opportunity for guests, to view the theatre screen, check out the seating and become familiar with the potential lighting and sound levels—before deciding to purchase a ticket to the film.

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    Surrey events - Recycled Art Activity with Kids
    Recycling is Art! Free Kids
    Art Activity at the Repair Cafe


    The next South Surrey White Rock Repair Cafe is January 26th at Alexandra Neighbourhood House.

    Join them at 2pm for a free kids art activity, hosted by a local artist. They’ll be making art out of only recycled materials. Reccomended for ages 3-9, plus all who are still kids at heart.

    Stop by the Repair Cafe at 2pm for the kids art activity, and stay for a knife sharpening demo at 3pm with local expert, bring an item between 1pm-4pm to get it assessed by and fix it with a local volunteer Fixer, or stop by for good conversation with your community members over coffee.

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    east van science and maker jamboree
    East Van Science
    & Maker Jamboree


    Come enjoy a day of fun science and maker activities. Included is a repair cafe so bring out your broken appliances, torn clothing and anything else you would like fixed. The event will include shows by Science World at 11:00 and 2:30.

    Featuring: Science World, Genome BC, Vancouver Public Library, Metro Vancouver, Ocean Wise, Shoreline Cleanup, Pacific Museum of Earth, SFU Forensic Entomology, SCWIST, Repair Cafe, Geering Up, Vancouver Hack Space, Free Geek, Open Science Network

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    Squamish Events - Drag Queen Story Time
    Drag Queen
    Story Hour


    A fun, Family Literacy Day event, Drag Queen Story Hour (DQSH) is coming to Squamish!

    DQSH helps children develop empathy, learn about gender diversity and difference, and tap into their own creativity. Try on a new look with the costume trunk and win books in the raffle!

    This 60 minute event will include storytime with 1-2 books,  a wand and crown craft, and photos & 1-1 time. Event is best suited for kids 0-8 years old, and space is limited!

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    All Ages Maker Space - Sechelt Events
    Winter Fun Fair


    Come and celebrate Family Literacy Day at Maple Ridge Public Library! Join us for an action-packed day with Showstoppers Academy and a Family Dance Party. Meet local community groups to learn about the many amazing programs and services available in our community. There will be lots of fun family activities, popcorn, contests and prizes for all ages! Everyone is welcome!

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