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Giant Bugs Take Over Aberdeen Centre - Richmond

4151 Hazelbridge Way
Richmond, British Columbia
V6X 3R8
Websitehttp://www.aberdeencentre.com
Toll-free
Phone604-270-1234

Daily from August 1, 2014 to September 1, 2014

The atrium at Aberdeen Centre is now crawling with gigantic, marauding insects! A fantastical new exhibit that features six humongous insects brought to life via animatronics. All this, along with an interactive bugs display, courtesy Kokoro Exhibits, and a sampling of food made from bugs.

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Wells Gray Rocks! - Clearwater

Wells Gray Park
Clearwater, British Columbia
V0E 1N0
Websitehttp://www.wellsgraypark.info
Toll-free
Phone250-674-3334

Weekly on Saturday May 31, 2014 to Thursday September 4, 2014

A summer long event series celebrating the natural and geologic history of Wells Gray Park. Many different events including hikes, walks, talks, music, canoe festival, Nature for kids, and many arts and cultural events. We hope to see you here!

3

Pet-A-Palooza - Vancouver

1020 Marinaside Cres
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6Z 2Y3
Websitehttp://www.petapaloozawest.com
Toll-free
Phone240-929-7620

Sunday, August 24, 2014

PET-A-PALOOZA, West Coasts largest outdoor pet friendly, pet festival, downtown Victoria and now in Vancouver at Coopers Park, August 24th. We will have over 50 exhibitors, ranging from holistic pet products, to amazing pet accessories and services, attractions such as Running of the Bulls, a hilarious 20 ft French and English Bulldog race where the dogs will compete for a year's supply of bull wrinkles.

4

Sheep Dog Trial - 100 Mile House

Sandhill Lea Ranch
100 Mile House, British Columbia
V0K 2E0
Website
Toll-free
Phone250-791-5300

Daily from August 30, 2014 to August 31, 2014

Start time: 7:30 am to about 5:00 pm both days.

Full concession. Spectators welcome, No pets please. Bring your lawn chairs.

Directions: Head north from 105 Mile House. Turn onto Tatton Road and follow the signs. (Approx. 10 km from Hwy 97 on Abel Lake Road).

5

Public Grand Opening - Magical Field of Stones - Errington

1240 Leffler Rd
Errington, British Columbia
V0R 1V0
Websitehttp://www.niwra.org
Toll-free
Phone250-248-8534

Sunday, September 07, 2014

Join the feathered residents and staff & volunteers at the North Island Wildlife Recovery Centre for The Public Grand Opening of the Magical Field of Stones. The event will take place from noon until 4:00 pm, with music from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm featuring Norm Surrette and The Boney Finger Band. Ribbon cutting ceremony will take place at 2:00 pm. Admission is by donation.

6

Head Banger Trail Challenge Cross-Country Run - Radium Hot Springs

Radium Hot Springs
Radium Hot Springs, British Columbia
V0A 1M0
Websitehttp://www.TrekSeries.com
Toll-free800-347-9704
Phone250-347-9331

Saturday, September 27, 2014

This fantastic race is in a gorgeous and welcoming community. The route traverses bluffs overlooking the Columbia River Wetlands and travels a great trail system along the Old Coach Trail, set up by the Columbia River Greenways Alliance. It combines back road running with exciting single-track, and amazing scenery to provide a great trail running experience.

Runners will find the 12 km course rewarding, and the family-friendly 3 km run/walk (not part of TREKSeries) will again continue this year through the beautiful Sinclair Creek Trails.

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Horsefly Salmon Festival - Horsefly

Horsefly River Salmon Spawning Channel
Horsefly, British Columbia
V2G 2W4
Websitehttp://www.horseflyriver.ca
Toll-free
Phone250-620-3505

Daily from September 27, 2014 to September 28, 2014

The Horsefly River Roundtable would like to invite you & your family to join our community September 27 & 28, 2014 for the annual Horsefly River Salmon Festival. Hundreds of thousands of sockeye return here each year to spawn & complete their life cycle, making it one of British Columbia's largest & most noted salmon run. It offers you the ultimate in a once in a lifetime fly-fishing experience.

Come & celebrate with us the return of sockeye salmon to their spawning grounds on the beautiful Horsefly River.

8

World Rivers Day - Burnaby

6501 Deer Lake Ave
Burnaby, British Columbia
V5G 3T6
Websitehttp://www.burnaby.ca/worldriversday
Toll-free
Phone604-297-4565

Sunday, September 28, 2014

A global event celebrating rivers in Canada & around the world. This year will be the 10th anniversary of World Rivers Day & 34th annual Rivers Day in BC. Free admission. Family-friendly activities.

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Salute to the Sockeye/Adams River Salmon Run 2014 - Squilax

Roderick Haig Brown Provincial Park
Squilax, British Columbia
V0E 1M0
Websitehttp://www.salmonsociety.com
Toll-free
Phone250-000-0000

Daily from October 3, 2014 to October 26, 2014

Every 4th year during September & October, the banks of the Adams River becomes the scene of a natural miracle. The normally quiet waters of the 12 km river turn turbulent & crimson as over 2 million sockeye salmon - returning from a journey that takes them far out into the ocean - pour into their home waters to spawn & to die. Their arrival is welcomed by the "Salute to the Sockeye" a pageant which draws visitors to the Roderick Haig-Brown Provincial Park, a section of the river dedicated to the famous British Columbia fly fisherman, naturalist & author.

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Boo at the Zoo - Kamloops

BC Wildlife Park 9077 Dallas Dr
Kamloops, British Columbia
V2C 6V1
Websitehttp://www.bczoo.org/eventslist.htm
Toll-free
Phone250-573-3242

Daily from October 23, 2014 to November 1, 2014

Bring your kids to BC Wildlife Park for an evening packed with macabre delight. Event will be held over the weekends from October 24-26 and October 30-November 1, 2014.

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