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*Please note this year many events that you attend in-person are listed on multiple days to spread people out . You can only receive the Kidsworld free entrance once in the month per organization. Your name will be checked off a list when attending.*
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Calendar Subject to Change
Complimentary admission for Kidsworld children and accompanying adult. One time offer per family over these six days. $18 value
Ice Cream is open from noon to 6pm!
Tours on the half hours, between 10:30-3:30
New policies of two groups per tour, as a way of practice social distancing. There is a registration list, which you can phone ahead to book tour times at 604-557-5481.
EcoDairy is the first demonstration farm of its kind in Canada. Offering a unique, highly interactive learning environment, the EcoDairy experience has been developed in partnership with Science World.
We look forward to sharing our Discovery Centre, Moozanine, Avalon Theatre, Observation Area, Dairy Barn, Animal Exhibit, with Kidsworld families!
*ONLINE RESERVATION EVENT*
Coding A Video Game @ 10am-11am
Hall of Fossils virtual tour @ 2pm-3pm
For ages 7+
Come enjoy several online activities hosted by Metrotown's Microsoft Store! Please note there are six different activities throughout the month, and each activity is run twice. A child can choose two activities they would like to do. If spaces remain on the Reservation Events page the day before an event, you can sign up for it in addition to your two chosen activities.
Code your own Video Game: In this virtual workshop, students will use block coding to create a video game in MakeCode Arcade. Students will learn basic game development terms like variable, sprite, and coordinates to create a basic game of their own.
Hall of Fossils virtual tour: Travel millions of years into the past without leaving your home. Students will get to virtually tour the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History right from their web browser.
eagle acres dairy farm
Show your Kidsworld pass on Mondays in August for complimentary entrance for your car ($10 value)
We’ve adapted our farm to give you and your family a chance to come and see our animals and enjoy a Drive-Thru experience. Visit all of our animals and take in the great views, smells, and sounds as you drive slowly around the farm and through the barn.
During your visit read along about the animals and the farm here at Eagle Acres.
This tour experience Does Not permit any guests to get out of their vehicles BUT, you can get out of your house! Our washrooms will not be available during your visit – Plan accordingly.
6 PACK INDOOR BEACH BASH
One time entrance to the per Kidsworld pass throughout the month of August on weekdays starting August 4.
Call in advance to 604-321-6800 to book a time attending. You will need to say that you are a Kidsworld member, how many people are in your group, and you phone number. Then when you arrive at the time you booked, show Your Kidsworld Pass for free entrance to drop in and do lots of activities! Your name will be crossed off the Kidsworld member list.
Come enjoy some time in the sand during the open drop in from 11am-3pm at 6 Pack Beach! There will be open free play for the kids to make sand castles, play beach volleyball, dodgeball, soccer, badminton. For kids 8 and older, you can request hoverball when calling in advance to book your time.
the landing dance
*ONLINE RESERVATION EVENT*
Dance Sample Class
The Landing Dance Centre on SW Marine Drive in Vancouver is a place to grow! We are about supporting dancers and recognizing their potential both as artists and as people. Training the whole person starts with acknowledging where each individual is at, and unlocking a training path to grow their full potential. With a focus on Contemporary and Modern techniques, as well as an intention to instill a love of learning, dancers are taught how to build on their foundational training and are challenged to leave their comfort zone through class exploration and performance opportunities. On August 18th from 2-3:30PM, The Landing Dance will be opening their "virtual doors" to all Kidsworld participants for an afternoon of online Hip Hop, Jazz and Acro dancing. Let's get MOVING!
CANADIAN MUSEUM OF FLIGHT
One time free entrance per Kidsworld pass on Tuesdays through Fridays in August.
10am – 4pm
Call (604) 532-0035 in advance to book a time to visit and say you are with Kidsworld. When attending, show your pass at the front desk for child and adult complimentary admittance!
Canadian Museum of Flight offers a unique collection of historic aircraft & artifacts in preserving aviation history for future generations. Displays, exhibits, models make us one of Canada’s most diverse collections.
AUGUST 18 & 19
Greater vancouver zoo
*ONLINE RESERVATION EVENT*
30 Minute Zookeeper Talks Hosted By the Zoo Education Department
Aug 18th @ 9:30-10:00am
Featuring Vietnamese Pot Belly Pigs
Aug 19th @ 1:00-1:30pm
Featuring the Blue and Gold Macaw
The Greater Vancouver Zoo.
Where curiosity comes alive.
Dedicated to education and conservation, the Greater Vancouver Zoo is home to many rescued, donated and orphaned animals. The mission of the Greater Vancouver Zoo is to inspire appreciation of our ecosystems and engage the community to care, share and learn about animal conservation.
On August 18, 19, 25 and 26 there will be four 30 minute zookeeper talks featuring different animals from the zoo!
URBAN SAFARI RESCUE online presentation
*ONLINE RESERVATION EVENT*
August 19 & 30
Online Presentations via Zoom. Link and password will be emailed to registered families
This presentation for Kidsworld families is designed to introduce your family to animals you may not have experienced before and concepts centred around animals like habitats, defence, adaptations, conservation and more. The animals you will see are exotic insects, tarantulas, lizards, snakes, turtle, tortoise, rabbit or Guinea Pig, Ferret, Sugar Glider.
Urban Safari is a registered charity with the mission to rescue and provide sanctuary for unwanted exotic animals and education to the public about animals and the natural world. During these times being closed, Urban Safari Rescue is offering these Zoom presentations, and would appreciate any donations you can make to help keep them going while closed. All money goes directly toward the care, feeding and housing of our 350 rescued exotic animals at the facility. They are a registered charity and can provide tax receipts if you ask for one. Please visit the donation page at urbansafari.ca/contact/donations/
reifel bird sanctuary
Wednesdays & Thursdays in August
Show your Kidsworld Pass at the entrance for complimentary entrance for child and adult worth $8. One time free entrance per Kidsworld pass. Parking lot reservation required a day or two in advance. Self-guided nature experience.
The George C. Reifel Migratory Bird Sanctuary has 850 acres of wetlands, marshes and low dykes that is is ideally located for or the millions of birds seeking feeding and resting areas during their annual migrations along the Pacific Coast. It is a great place for bird watching for all ages. In August you will see birds flying south from Alaska and the Arctic. These birds often have specialized beaks for digging in the soft mud, and feed in outer outer shallow ponds at high tide. With 6kms of walking trails, allow 2 hours on average for your visit. Please note the picnic area is closed due to Covid-19.
Birdseed $1 a bag.
BEATY BIODIVERSITY MUSEUM
August 20, 26, 28
10am – 4pm
Pre-booking through the Beaty Biodiversity Museum website is needed in order to attend. Password and link can be found on the Bonus Discounts Page. When attending show your pass at the front desk. Child and adult will receive complimentary worth $24 value!
Fall in love with the diversity of life as you explore over 500 exhibits, and stare through the jaws of the largest creature ever to live on Earth—the blue whale. As Vancouver’s natural history museum, we invite you on a journey to discover the interconnectedness of all life on Earth, and our role in preserving these delicate systems.
Explore the university’s spectacular biological collections, with 20,000 square feet of exhibits, from insects to birds! Among our two million treasured specimens are a 26-metre-long blue whale skeleton suspended in the atrium, dinosaur trackways from BC’s early Cretaceous period, and myriad fossils, mammals, reptiles, and plants from around our region and across the planet.
*ONLINE RESERVATION EVENT*
For Ages 7-13
3D Art Animation
Take a spin on a rewarding path of digital art creation using 3D motion graphics, interactive 3D applications, and computer science concepts. This beginner's program will enable kids to walk away from this with a confident understanding of the basics. Students will have access to the open sourced software, also used by Facebook among many successful companies, to create further 3D models of their own.
Kids Innovative’s mission is to prepare future leaders by building lifelong learners. At Kids Innovative, we place education as a powerful tool in today’s technology-driven and fast-paced world. We believe in creating a world where
everyone has access to knowledge and learning. We want to provide opportunities which everyone can gain through education.
VANCOUVER MARITIME MUSEUM
Open Thursdays to Sundays all month
10am – 5pm
The free Kidsworld entrance can only be received once in the month.
Find the code for free Kidsworld entrance on the Discounts Page. Enter the code when pre-booking your time to attend on the Maritime Museum website. You will still need to show your pass at the museum when you visit.
Ahoy! The Maritime Museum is hidden treasure and a fun way to spend an afternoon for your whole family. The young'uns have a whale of a time in our Maritime Discovery Centre, older folks love our quirky nautical exhibits and, of course, landlubbers and seadogs alike go head over heels for the St. Roch! The two new feature exhibits on display– By the Shores and 75 Years of Freedom
AUGUST 21 & 22
GOAT'S PRIDE DAIRY
August 21 & 22 (extra day added!)
12 – 4pm
Show your Kidsworld pass when arriving.
A physical distance walk through of the farm.
Come meet our goats! We have a fun day planned where you can learn about goats and discover how yogurt and cheese are made from raw goat milk to finished product. You will get the best experience if you download a QR reader on your phone before arrival. There will be signs along the way with little videos linked to the codes. These will introduce the farm, have a story, teach you about cheese making, introduce you to the salmon frolicking in the creek and more! You can see the goats and ducks at play, but please resist the urge to pet them this year. At the shop you can purchase milk, yogurt and cheese and pick up your goodie bag.
$3 sample packs available for those who would like to try the cheese.
There will be a number of Fairy doors hidden on the farm for children to discover, as well as a craft to do at home. The goats are all looking forward to meeting you!
budo martial arts
*IN-PERSON RESERVATION EVENT*
9:30-10:30 (Ages 4+)
Preferred for kids in the nearby North Burnaby area. *Masks Required*
Budo Martial Arts in North Burnaby provides excellent training in discipline, respect, self-control and fitness in a fun, active environment!
Over the one hour seminar the kids will be introduced to the arts of Brazilian Jiu J