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B.C. FAM­ILY DAY

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Fam­ily Day at Fort Lan­g­ley

Come and learn the tra­di­tions of the fam­i­lies at Fort Lan­g­ley — from var­ied back­grounds like Scot­tish, Hawai­ian, First Na­tions and Metis, the work­ers em­braced their cul­tures here. • Fort Lan­g­ley Na­tional His­toric Site, Feb. 10-12 • http://www.pc.gc.ca/fort­lang­ley

Massey Mad­ness: Fam­ily Arts Fest

An all-in­clu­sive day of arts ac­tiv­i­ties and live the­atre per­for­mances for the whole fam­ily to en­joy. • Massey The­atre, New West, Feb. 10 • $5-$25/sin­gle show tick­ets, $10-$35/full day pass, masseythe­atre.com

VSO: Platy­pus The­atre: Peter and the Wolf

Two dancers and an ac­tor, colour­ful sets and in­cred­i­ble masks make for a mod­ern and hu­mor­ous re-telling of this en­dur­ing story. • Or­pheum The­atre, Feb. 11, 2 p.m. • van­cou­ver­sym­phony.ca

Chil­dren’s Arts Fes­ti­val

A fun-filled day of cre­ative in­ter­ac­tion, en­ter­tain­ment and more. Vis­i­tors to the fes­ti­val will be able to wan­der through mul­ti­ple zones where they can en­joy per­for­mances, hands-on arts and crafts, and cre­ativ­ity classes. • Rich­mond Cul­tural Cen­tre, Feb. 12, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. • $5, chil­dren­sarts­fes­ti­val.ca

Will Stroet & Peb­ble Star Artists

Cel­e­brate Fam­ily Day with con­certs by CBC Kids star and Juno nom­i­nee Will Stroet, along with fel­low Juno nom­i­nee Gi­nalina, Bol­ly­wood dancer Karima Essa and The Blues Berries. • Jewish Com­mu­nity Cen­tre, Feb. 12, 11 a.m. • peb­blestar.eventbrite.ca

Fam­ily Day Camp­fire

Drop by a cosy camp­fire and learn about na­ture through story and song. Bring a mug for a taste of hot choco­late. • Pa­cific Spirit Re­gional Park, meet at the park cen­tre on W. 16th Ave., west of Blanca Street • Feb. 12, 12:303:30 p.m. • Free, metrovan­cou­ver.org/events

Cin­derella

With wit and hu­mour for all ages, Duf­fleBag The­atre charms au­di­ences with their orig­i­nal adap­ta­tion of this clas­sic fairy tale. • Chilli­wack Cul­tural Cen­tre, • Feb. 12, 2 p.m. • $12, chill­i­wack­cul­tur­al­cen­tre.ca

Fam­ily Day at the Carousel

Cel­e­brate Fam­ily Day at the carousel with a spe­cial pro­gram de­signed for fam­i­lies with young chil­dren in­clud­ing a chil­dren’s en­ter­tainer, art ac­tiv­i­ties, her­itage games and un­lim­ited carousel rides. • Burn­aby Vil­lage Mu­seum, Feb. 12, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. • $6.50, drop-ins wel­come if space al­lows, pre-reg­is­tra­tion rec­om­mended, 604-297-4565

Fam­ily Day Con­cert with Rick Scott

Chil­dren’s en­ter­tainer com­bines mu­sic, sto­ry­telling and hu­mour in a lively par­tic­i­pa­tory con­cert. With Nico Rhodes on electric pi­ano. • The ACT, Maple Ridge, Feb. 12, 1 p.m. • $15, the­actmap­leridge.org

Into the Arc­tic: B.C. Fam­ily Day

The Van­cou­ver Mar­itime Mu­seum presents this fam­i­lyfriendly day of Arc­tic ex­plo­ration. Check out the Into the Arc­tic ex­hi­bi­tion and en­joy crafts, ac­tiv­i­ties, mu­sic, and hot choco­late. • Queen Eliz­a­beth The­atre, Feb. 12, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. • van­cou­ver­mar­itimemu­seum.com

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