Top Picks for BC Family Day 2017. What will you do on February 13th?
Shirley Hardy*, Contributor The Parish of St John’s Anglican Church, Cobble Hill was started in 1887 when Sir John A. Macdonald was Prime Minister and the railway hadn’t arrived in the Cowichan Valley. 127 years later, the church will be holding a popular event in the community – the Annual September Fest, now in its [...]
A few weeks back my children took out a CD from the library featuring Jack Johnson’ songs from the Curious George movie. We haven’t seen the movie but we enjoy the books and have seen the cartoon shows. Jack’s voice and composition has a wonderful early 70s, chilled, folksy vibe that makes you feel like you are tripping along in the sunshine on a beautiful summer day. I’m not a music critic so I’m afraid that’s my best attempt at describing how lovely his music is.
Pamela Chan/BCFamily.ca Editorial It’s BC Family Day long weekend this weekend. Roll out the newspaper articles about events for families. Will you strike out to some of the venues this weekend? They do sound enticing. I’ve always wondered how many British Columbians actually do go around to BC Family Day weekend events. Or do they [...]
This past Saturday shoppers and visitors took part in a Mid Autumn Moon Festival at the Henderson Shopping Mall. The event was well attended by a predominantly Chinese-Canadian crowd. If you don’t normally visit this mall, you should add the event to your To Do list next year. Children had their faces painted; received a [...]
Pamela Chan, BCFamily.ca The second free entry to the PNE this summer encouraged us to brave the crowds and head down to Hastings Street with our preschooler twins. They had never been so this was an adventure for them. Lego! After we went through the entry gate we came upon a small Lego hut with [...]