1. 2023 Vancouver Christmas Tree Lighting

    Back for its 17th year, the Vancouver Christmas Tree Lighting takes place on Friday, December 1 at the Vancouver Art Gallery. Standing at 76 feet tall, the magnificent Vancouver  Christmas tree is Western Canada's tallest Christmas tree.

    a large Christmas tree lit up at night, with crowds of people standing around it, with a buildings in the background.
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  2. Trivia Night

    It’s back! Join us for an exciting evening of good times, fun and trivia! Grab a team of 4 together and join us for our Trivia Night Fundraising Event on Saturday, Nov. 4th, to raise funds for our Adopt a Class Program.

    A room full of people sitting at tables for an evening event.
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  3. Orange Shirt Day

    September 30, 2023 is Orange Shirt Day and the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. A day to honour the Residential School survivors, their families and communities and to recognize the many forms of harm the residential school system has inflicted on Indigenous Children and their families.

    Every child matters logo on an orange background.
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  4. Burt the Beetle with Ashley Spires

    Ashley Spires continues to delight classes, teachers, and families with her prolific and delightful books. In Burt the Beetle Lives Here, our favourite bug learns about the different places insects call home.

    A picture of author Ashley Spires beside a cover of her book Burt the Beetle Lives Here. Text states Wednesday, October 19th.
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  5. Guide to Feasting at the Festival

    We are excited to offer a wide selection of local Food Trucks at this year’s festival, with enough variety to satisfy each family member’s tastes and cravings! Check out our Guide to Feasting at this year's Festival!

    A promotional image for the food trucks at the 2023 children's festival. In the top row, from left to right, there is an image of an Elotes corn cob, a Potato Hurricane, Saffron Ice Cream, and Baklava. On the bottom row, from left to right, there's an image of two food trucks from Meet2Eat catering, an ice cream cone, a falafel, and more spiralized potato's on sticks.
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