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Event from May. 30, 2019 to Jun. 30, 2019

May 30, 2019 | Thursday
Kindergym Drop-In
Gordon Head Recreation Centre | 4100 Lambrick Way Victoria
$3.00 drop-in
Kindergym is a movement program designed for children and their caregiver to play together. Balls, hoops, ride-on toys, climbers and mats allow children to creatively explore. Staff will lead songs and circle time. Get active together for life. $3.00 per child..

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May 31, 2019 | Friday
Coast Capital Free Swim
Beban Park Pool | Nanaimo
Free
Admission to pool only; weight room not included..

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June 1, 2019 | Saturday
Kindergym Drop-In
Gordon Head Recreation Centre | 4100 Lambrick Way Victoria
$3.00 drop-in
Kindergym is a movement program designed for children and their caregiver to play together. Balls, hoops, ride-on toys, climbers and mats allow children to creatively explore. Staff will lead songs and circle time. Get active together for life. $3.00 per child..

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The James Bay Community Market
| The corner of Menzies and Superior Street Victoria
Free
The James Bay Market Society - The James Bay Community Market is an open air, rain or shine market operating on the corner of Menzies and Superior in James Bay every Saturday, May to September from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm..

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Vancouver Island Children's Book Festival
Downtown Nanaimo | Nanaimo
Free
Meet authors and illustrators. Preschool sessions, music and activities, book signings..

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Parent & Child Gardening
Pine Street Community Gardens | 271 Pine St Nanaimo
$10/person
Learn how to garden as a family through hands-on activities and child-friendly growing projects. Parent participation required..

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Seaside Geotour
Cattle Point | Victoria
Free
3 geologists from the Geological Survey, BC Ministry of Energy and Mines, will be on site to show you how to recognize key clues of the ancient and not-so-ancient history of the area. Dress for the weather. Cameras welcome..

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Vic west toy library
HighPoint Community Church | 949 Fullerton Ave Victoria
$15/6 months or $30/year
We are a volunteer run toy library where parents, grandparents or caregivers can borrow a large variety of educational toys, games and new play materials on a regular basis, significantly contributing towards the development and education of your....

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Access Awareness Day
Panorama Recreation & Greenglade Community Centre | Sidney
Free admission
A comprehensive campaign to raise awareness about disability, accessibility, and social inclusion. Free admission to drop-in programs..

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FLORAL FUN for KIDS
The Gardens at HCP | 505 Quayle Rd Victoria
$20/child
Challenge their creativity and inspire their love of flowers and all things grown with a fresh floral design class just for kids! This "make and take" class will teach them the fundamentals of basic floral design using several techniques. They will create a sweet take out box arrangement, utilizing a recyclable eco friendly container and fresh local blooms and foliage..

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National Health & Fitness Day
Transfer Beach | Ladysmith
Free
Get up, get out, get active with a family workout. All-ages circuit to help you keep moving and working out together. Everyone welcome..

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Busy Beavers
Elk/Beaver Lake Regional Park | Victoria
Free
Bring your young ones to the shores of Beaver Lake Ponds to see an active beaver lodge. Children will have a chance to learn more about this amazing mammal and its marvellous adaptations. Meet at the Beaver Lake Ponds parking lot off Beaver Lake Rd near the Equestrian centre. 5+ years. BC Transit #70, #72, or #75..

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June 2, 2019 | Sunday
Discover Rowing
Loudon Park | Nanaimo
$10/person
An introduction to equipment and water safety, plus you get out on the water..

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She's in Nature Guided Hike
Ammonite Falls/Benson Creek Falls Regional Park | Parksville
$18/person
Cascading falls highlight a rock sheet filled with ammonite fossils. The hike is approximately one hour at a leisurely pace, with an optional rope section to access the base of the waterfall..

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Parks 101 Tour
Benson Creek Falls Regional Park | Parksville
$12/person
An RLC Park naturalist will show you the trails, unique aspects and opportunities. Great for both newcomers and those who are familiar but haven't fully explored the trail..

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Bear Necessities
East Sooke Regional Park | Victoria
Free
We can co-exist with these magnificent forest dwellers. Join a CRD Regional Parks naturalist to learn about the life of the black bear. Meet at the kiosk in the Aylard Farm parking lot off Beecher Bay Rd. 5+ years..

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June 4, 2019 | Tuesday
Kindergym Drop-In
Gordon Head Recreation Centre | 4100 Lambrick Way Victoria
$3.00 drop-in
Kindergym is a movement program designed for children and their caregiver to play together. Balls, hoops, ride-on toys, climbers and mats allow children to creatively explore. Staff will lead songs and circle time. Get active together for life. $3.00 per child..

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Middle and Senior School Admissions Info Session
Glenlyon Norfolk School | 801 Bank Street
Meet with members of the GNS Admissions Office to learn all about GNS, the IB curriculum, our co-curricular offerings and other key features of the GNS experience. Please RSVP to admissions@mygns.ca.

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June 5, 2019 | Wednesday
Starlight Skate
Nanaimo Ice Centre | Nanaimo
Regular admission
Come out and enjoy the soft light "stars" and passive LED glow lights. A great time for families after dinner..

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June 6, 2019 | Thursday
Kindergym Drop-In
Gordon Head Recreation Centre | 4100 Lambrick Way Victoria
$3.00 drop-in
Kindergym is a movement program designed for children and their caregiver to play together. Balls, hoops, ride-on toys, climbers and mats allow children to creatively explore. Staff will lead songs and circle time. Get active together for life. $3.00 per child..

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