Check out these 4 tips to have the best Surrey family daytrip ever.

With the leaves turning colours and Christmas just around the corner, there are so many fun activities happening here in Surrey. Everything from pumpkin patches to family dining, There’s so much family fun available – Surrey, WhiteRock and Delta have it all.1. Plan a visit to the Rondriso Farms General Store and Pumpkin Patch –  the pumpkin patch…

Align Entertainment Presents: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat

Back by popular demand, Align Entertainment presents Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat. The Andrew Loyd Webber musical tells the story of Joseph – Jacob’s favourite son, who was sold into slavery by his jealous brothers. The title role goes to Stuart Barkley, who brings his delightful interpretation of Joseph as the naive yet determined dreamer in…

November 2017 – Calendar of Events

Vancouver Tea Festival, Vancouver – November 4 & 5 The annual Vancouver Tea Festival returns for its fourth year to the Chinese Cultural Centre of Greater Vancouver and the adjacent Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden in Chinatown. Visit between 10am-6pm on Nov 4 and 11am-5pm on Nov 5 for a retail marketplace, presentations, and…

Potter’s House of Horrors Brings Back Li’l Haunters for its Second Year

Every year, Potter’s staff convert the grounds of their garden centre into Potter House of Horrors – one of the best-haunted houses in the lower mainland. Their maze of terror combines animatronics, digital sounds, trained actors and high-tech scares to chill the spines of anyone who dares to enter. I love Halloween, and Potter’s – located…

Halloween in the Tri-Cities

Happy Halloween! As this year’s trick-or-treat extravaganza is on a weeknight, aside from costume house parties, here’s a list of fun events leading up to the week of Halloween to check out for those living or visiting the Tri-Cities (Port Moody, Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam): Anmore Manor – This annual haunted house located in Anmore, off…

Cooking Tips for Busy Parents from Top Chef Canada Winner Matt Stowe

Chef Matt Stowe gets it. He’s a successful chef, the Director of Culinary Operations of the Joseph Richard Group and also a dad. So how does he balances all? by making time-consuming weekday chores into quick tasks that reduce waste, keep his kids happy and proved great family bonding experiences. “As a parent, I understand…

Calendar of Events – October 2017

Vancouver International Film Festival, Vancouver – September 28 to October 13 Experience some of the best films from around the world as well as from home in the 36th year of VIFF, with festival hits from Cannes, TIFF, Sundance and Venice. Tickets available online here. Fright Nights at Playland, Vancouver – October 6 to October…

G Day: A celebration of girls aged 10 to 12 returns on October 20

Now more than ever, tween girls are being targeted from all sides. Peer pressure not only comes from friends, but also from the media. We are all hyper connected via the internet – something I didn’t have when I was growing up, (and thank god for that!) With the rise of social media, being connected…