• Piece together an adventure with your family! 

    Suggested activities will provide a fun opportunity for families to create, discover, get active and try something new. There will be something for families of all shapes and sizes, and best of all everything is free!

    Registration open:

    February 2 for residents

    February 3 for everyone

     

    Use these quick links to jump to each section of the adventure, there is a lot to enjoy.

  • GET CREATIVE

  • Join princesses Anna and Elsa from Frozen to sing songs, listen to stories, take photographs, and take part in a winter-themed craft. In partnership with Arts Council of New Westminster.  

    Century House
    Saturday, February 18
    2:30 - 3:25 pm 173817 
    3:30 - 4:25 pm 173818 
    Registration Fee: Free 

     

  • FAMILIES GROWING TOGETHER 

    Queen’s Park Greenhouse
    Sunday, February 19

    Gather your family’s green thumbs and join us for a session of crafts and planting. Staff will instruct you through a series of nature crafts and planting activities that your family can nurture together. Please dress for the weather and prepare to get a little dirty! Maximum 30 people in the Green House at a time.  

    Queen’s Park Greenhouse
    Sunday, 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
    February 19
    Drop-in Fee: Free

  • FAMILY ART (2+ YEARS) PARENT PARTICIPATION 

    Centennial Community Centre
    Monday, February 20

    Create family-themed crafts, explore the preschool room stations, and activities. Socialize with other families and enjoy a healthy snack. 

    Centennial Community Centre
    Monday, February 20
    9:30 – 10:45 am 174023 
    11:00 am – 12:15 pm 174024
    Registration Fee: Free

  • Family Printmaking Workshop

    Anvil Centre
    Monday, February 20

    Learn to use a professional printmaking press while creating colourful and collaborative monoprints with your family.

    Anvil Centre
    Monday, February 20
    10:00 am - 2:00 pm
    Drop-in Fee: Free

  • FAMILY FUN DAY

    Queensborough Community Centre
    Monday, February 20

    A great way for families to spend time together having fun, playing a variety of games, creating some family-themed crafts and socializing with other families. 

    Queensborough Community Centre
    Monday, February 20 
    10:30 am - 12:30 pm
    Free: Drop-in 

  • Indigenous Cree Medicine Bag

    Anvil Centre
    Saturday, February 18

    Learn medicine wheel teachings with sage, cedar, sweet grass, tobacco, and willow fungus, from a Cree knowledge keeper. Discover balance within yourself, with others and throughout your surroundings. Make a deer hide medicine bag with your family to hold medicines to strengthen yourselves and your community. In partnership with Spirit of the Children Society. Instructor: Ernie Cardinal.

    Anvil Centre 
    Saturday, February 18
    2:30 - 3:30 pm 174482 
    3:45 - 4:45 pm 174483 
    Registration Fee: Free 

  • LEARN AND EXPLORE

  • OUTSIDE/IN: A CELEBRATION OF CANADA

    Hyack Square & Anvil Theatre
    Saturday, February 18

    Celebrates arts and culture of six regions of Canada, outside and in! The February 18 event will feature the East Coast of Canada. 

    OUTSIDE: Outdoor street festival featuring local artisans, musicians and more. 
    INSIDE: Indoor performance featuring Morgan Toney. 

    Find out more at: newwestcity.ca/outside-in

    Saturday, February 18 
    3:00 - 5:00 pm Outside at Hyack Square 
    7:30 - 9:30 pm Inside Anvil Theatre 
    Free Event 

  • ART & TECHNOLOGY LAB OPEN HOUSE

    Anvil Centre
    Monday, February 20 

    Join Instructors for a behind-the-scenes tour of the Learning Lab and learn more about the potential for the public and schools to experiment with art and technology. Stay for a demonstration and see into the world of 3D scanning, modelling and printing and its potential for creative projects. 

    Anvil Centre 
    Monday, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm 
    February 20 174099  
    Registration Fee: Free 

  • Discovery Playtime Open House (3 - 5 years) Parent Participation 

    Queensborough Community Centre
    Monday, February 20

    Explore the discovery playtime classroom, play, and socialize with others. Children will be welcomed to participate in crafts, sensory, and fine motor play.

    Queensborough Community Centre
    Monday, 9:15 - 11:15 am
    February 20
    Drop-in Fee: Free

  • Buffalo Circle

    Anvil Centre
    Monday, February 20

    Celebrate the importance of our relationships with one another. Participate and learn the meaning of family through a unique mixture of indigenous storytelling and interactive activities. Learn the importance of teamwork as you come together to play traditional games and craft your very own corn husk doll. Throughout the day, you will learn important teachings through traditional stories. Presented by Buffalo Heart Medicine Healing Society. Instructor: S^yowah.

    Anvil Centre
    Monday, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
    February 20
    Drop-in Fee: Free

  • Family Fun on the Fraser  

    Fraser River Discovery Center
    Monday, February 20

    Families come in all shapes and sizes – almost as many as the critters in the Fraser River estuary! Investigate the biodiversity hiding under the surface of the living, working Fraser River. In partnership with Fraser River Discovery Centre.  Find out more at http://www.fraserriverdiscovery.org/family-day

    Fraser River Discovery Centre
    Monday, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    February 20
    Drop-in Fee: Free

  • Family Day Line Dancing (6+ years) 

    Centennial Community Centre
    Monday, February 20

    Learn a fun line dancing routine with easy-to-follow choreography. Instructor: Janice. 

    Centennial Community Centre 
    Monday, 10:45 - 11:45 am 
    February 20 174142 
    Registration Fee: Free 

  • Youth Centre Family Day Open House (All Ages) 

    New West Youth Centre
    Monday, February 20

    Bring your family to the Youth Centre and join staff for some Family Day fun! Enjoy interactive activities, such as a basketball shootout, try it DJ area, billiards trick shot challenge, and a Black History Month activity. Complete with your family in the video game area or check out the art nook. Enjoy all the Youth Centre has to offer, which includes snacks!

    New West Youth Centre
    Monday, 1:00 - 5:00 pm
    February 20
    Drop-in Fee: Free

  • BE ACTIVE

  • Pickleball (16+ years) 

    Queensborough Community Centre
    Sunday, February 19

    A hybrid of badminton, tennis and table tennis played with paddles and a perforated ball. A low-impact sport for all levels and excellent aerobic exercise. Please bring your own paddle and balls.

    Queensborough Community Centre
    Sunday, 5:45 - 7:30 pm
    February 19
    Drop-in Fee: Free

  • Family Day Zumba (6+ years) 

    Centennial Community Centre 
    Monday, February 20

    Get moving at this Zumba-style dance party with easy-to-follow choreography. Instructor: Janice. 

    Centennial Community Centre 
    Monday, 9:30 - 10:30 am 
    February 20 174754  
    Registration Fee: Free 

  • Indoor Playland (0-5 years) Parent Participation 

    Queensborough Community Centre
    Monday, February 20

    Toddlers interact with toys, games, and a bouncy castle in the gymnasium. A great opportunity to meet new families in the area.

    Queensborough Community Centre
    Monday, 9:30 - 11:30 am
    February 20
    Drop-in Fee: Free

  • Family Gymnastics (All Ages)

    Queen’s Park Sportsplex
    Monday, February 20

    Bring the whole family and enjoy tumbling, jumping, learning, and having fun in this great family program. One adult must be in attendance.

    Queen’s Park Sportsplex
    Monday, February 20
    10:00 - 11:15 am
    11:30 am - 12:45 pm
    Drop-in Fee: Free

  • Multisport (6+ years) Parent Participation

    Queensborough Community Centre
    Monday, February 20

    Enjoy an open gym opportunity. A variety of different games and sports will be available to play with your family or join other families for a community game.

    Queensborough Community Centre
    Monday, 12:30 - 2:30 pm
    February 20
    Drop-in Fee: Free

  • Family Public Skating (All Ages) 

    Moody Park Arena
    Monday, February 20

    Enjoy skating with your family. Staff will be on site to assist with skating assistance equipment. No hockey sticks or figure skating will be permitted at Public Skates. Free skate rentals are available.

    Moody Park Arena
    Monday, February 20
    1:30 - 3:00 pm
    7:00 - 8:30 pm
    Drop-in Fee: Free

  • THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS

    We gratefully acknowledge the financial support of the Province of British Columbia.  

    This project has also been made possible thanks to the support of many community organizations.   

    Presenting Sponsor: The Record   

    Community Sponsors: Arts Council of New WestminsterBuffalo Heart MedicineFraser River Discovery CentreLoren Nancke Chartered Professional Accountants Spirit of the Children’s Society