Community Events January 2018

All year around there’s always something happening in the BC. We invite you to explore the event listings below and discover what your community has to offer. Featured events are sponsored or hosted by the organization listed. Please check the websites to confirm the events details. Check Out Page 24 of the Winter 2017 magazine for a more community events:


Weekdays 9:30am: Shop ‘n Stroll Fitness
Kick start your weekly workout. Fitness Class Just for Mom & Baby. Sponsored by your local Shopping Centre and Free to Attend.

Mondays 11:00am and Fridays 10:00am : Zumba for Mom & Baby
Lougheed Town Centre
This Zumba Babies class is designed for moms and babes. It’s a workout that is fun, upbeat and full of great music and rhythms. With babies comfy in their car seat or stroller, moms dance around and interact with baby all while feeling the Latin rhythms of cumbia, salsa, belly-dancing and more!
Sponsored by your local Shopping Centre and Free to Attend.

Weekdays: Movies For Mommies
Various Locations

Weekly Shows of New Releases. Grab bags and special guests. Stroller friendly, diaper change area.

Miniature Train Rides
120 N. Willingdon, Burnaby,BC
11:00 AM – 5:00PM
The Burnaby Central Railway is a premier miniature railroad located near Vancouver, British Columbia (BC), offering train rides to the public behind scale size train

January 2018

Skating at Robson Square Rink
Open until End of Feb 2018 
Robson Square Ice Rink
Sunday to Thursday 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Friday and Saturday 9:00 AM – 11:00 PM
Free skating for the whole family at the Robson Square Ice Rink! Skate rentals are available for $4.00. Rentals end 30 minutes prior to close. Helmets are mandatory for children 12 years and under.

Lights at Lafarge
Lafarge Lake Coquitlam
Until Jan. 21, From dusk until 11 p.m.
More than 100,000 twinkling lights will illuminate Lafarge Lake this holiday season in a magical outdoor display that’s sure to delight visitors of all ages. Winter Lights Display is one of the largest free outdoor light events in the Lower Mainland, and this season’s spectacle will be even bigger and brighter than ever before.

Lego Block Party
Various Vancouver Branch Library

Jan 10 -31 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM
Join the Lego Block party, by coming to build some Lego creations, while making new friends! Lego will be provided. For children ages 5 and up. Admission is free.

Fertility & Adoption Expo
Vancouver Convention Center, East – 999 Canada Place, 
Jan 13-14 10:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Fertility issues impact 1 in 6 Canadians and is silently growing. Come and ask questions and find answers by connecting with health professionals, specialists, and leading experts in family planning. Discover a fun, informative, and supportive space for all.

7th Annual Hot Chocolate Festival
Various Vancouver Location
Jan 20 
Feb 14
8th Annual Hot Chocolate Festival is back for its seventh year, and this time, even more chocolate makers have come together to spike their hot chocolate drinks with the wildest, most delicious flavours you can imagine.

Family Day at PdA!
Place des Arts, Coquitlam
Jan 21, 1:30-3:30pm
Gather up the clan and drop by Place des Arts for its first Family Day of the New Year. Participate in a variety of all-ages, drop-in style art activities related to three new exhibitions, plus paint along to live music performed by Place des Arts piano teacher Barry Tan in a new activity called Notes in Painting.
Info: Admission is free; register online at

Model Railway Open House
Maple Ridge Museum, Maple Ridge 
Jan 28, 1pm-4pm
The Dewdney-Alouette Railway Society hosts this open house on the last Sunday of every month throughout the year. Come and discover the world of model railroading and diorama building from the experts. Its a great family outing that appeals to all ages.
Info: Admission is free;


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