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vancouver: kid & family friendly events

It’s going to be a fun weekend. There’s the Vancouver International Auto Show for all the car lovers – this year you can even check out Scooby Doo’s Mystery Machine! It’s also the super fun Healthy Family Expo, and Creative Stitches invites all crafters to check them out. There’s a superhero training bootcamp for all the future heroes; and the Battle of the Badges sends some real life heroes (police and firemen) onto the hockey rink to play for charity. And since it’s spring there are many opportunities to get outdoors and walk the trails in daylight (or in the dark). Easter events have started, and we’ve rounded them all up for you here. Don’t forget to turn off the lights for the Earth Hour on Saturday – it’s a great chance to spend some screen-free family time and talk about the environment with the kids.

Featured: Healthy Family Expo

Sunday, March 29th, 10 am – 5 pm, Vancouver Convention Centre, East Building, 999 Canada Place, Vancouver, Cost: $8 in advance, $12 at the door, kids under 12 free
Looking for small steps and simple solutions to healthier, more active, eco-friendly living? Come and check out the Healthy Family Expo, with over 100 exhibitors and lots to do for all ages. Sample tasty treats in the Whole Foods Market Zone; take a Toyota hybrid vehicle for a test-drive; shop for fabulous eco-products; and enter to win $10,000 grand prize including a 1 –year lease on a Toyota Prius c! Dance along to Bobs & LoLo’s catchy tunes at 11 and 2, and visit the Active Kid Zone for wall climbing, giant hamster ball races, the TumbleBus, bouncy castles and other active fun. First 200 through the door get a child day ticket to the Sea to Sky Gondola! RSVP for the Expo’s March 26th Facebook party prizes and buy advance tickets online or at Whole Foods Market or London Drugs! www.healthyfamilyexpo.com

You’ll find these and more events in our interactive events calendar. It’s also easy to get the event listings in our handy app, OnTheGoKids, which takes our weekend guide and makes it mobile!

If you’ve got an event you think we should know about please send us all the details! Looking for your event to be featured? Email us for more information.

And we wanted to remind you to always call or visit the website for event info before you head out just in case any changes have been made since we posted it. And of course, have fun!

By: Elina Singh

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