If you're in the thick of family life, you might be prone to ringing in the New Year on maritime time... which makes Winterfest 2018 your friend... A decade-old festival, that began in the lead-up to the 2010 Winter Olympics, Pemberton's Winterfest has experienced many iterations, in its mission to celebrate the spirit of winter … Continue reading Winterfest is your family-friendly way of ushering in the New Year. Free! With Fireworks! And Ira!
The museum is hosting Halloween for children under the age of 12 on Sat. Oct 27th. There will be hot dogs, marshmallows and hot cocoa to warm little hands and toes. There will be some spooky activities for kids including the Spooky School House, The Scary Shopkeeper and a Freaky Scavenger Hunt. Bring your already … Continue reading Pemberton Museum presents kids’ Halloween event, Saturday October 27, 12 – 3
You bring the children (up to 6 years old) and the Child Care Resource and Referral team will bring the toys - hoops, pop-up tents, balls, shovels, buckets, trucks and dolls - to Underhill Park, the tot park in the Peaks townhouse complex, beside the trail to the Community Garden and Nature Centre. Play group … Continue reading Playgroup in the Park, Thursdays, starts July 5, 9:30 – 11am
I just read an article that said motherhood is an institution and it needs an upgrade. Fatherhood, too, is an institution that hasn't necessarily served men, their partners, and their kids, well. But stepping out of the paradigm is tricky, too. There are no rule books, handbooks, guidelines, maps... but there are a lot of … Continue reading Growing Great Children presents Dad’s night at the Distillery, May 28, 6pm – 7:30pm
When Emma posted "it's a sad day in the Gillis household", I thought the worst. A death. The dog? I was almost relieved to finish reading the post - poor Bacca has gone on an adventure in Victoria and despite retracing our steps is nowhere to be found. 😢😢#whereswookie #wheresbacca - Oh, it's just a … Continue reading The Force is strong
I have two University degrees and a few other certifications, but parenthood has been the most challenging thing I've ever done, and certainly the thing I've felt least qualified for, on the most frequent basis. That's why, when I saw a post on Facebook about a free program geared at parents of kids between the … Continue reading Parents of pre-schoolers, age 0-5, can sign up now for free SPARK program
Spring Fling – Dust off your Bling! A new take on Glamour & Glitz takes place Saturday, April 7. Growing Great Children is hosting their annual ladies night out. Dress up or wear jeans, whatever you are comfortable in! Join us for a silent auction, shopping from a variety of vendors and dancing to music … Continue reading Growing Great Children presents Spring Fling – Dust Off Your Bling