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Milner Gardens Bunny Trail - Qualicum Beach

2179 West Island Hwy
Qualicum Beach, British Columbia
V9K 1G1
Websitehttp://www.milnergardens.org
Toll-free
Phone250-752-6153

Daily from April 18, 2014 to April 21, 2014

Bring the children or grandchildren for a children's Easter Bunny search taking place in the Gardens. At the Welcome & Interpretive Centre, children can pick up maps for clues to finding the bunnies, and then return the map to the Pool House Gift Shop to receive an Easter treat. Free admission for children 12 and under accompanied by an adult. Gates open 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tea Room open 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. for tea, scones and soup. For more info 250-752-6153 Milner Gardens opens for the season April 3rd, Thursday through Sunday and Easter Monday.

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Downtown Easter Spring Fling - Nanaimo

Diana Krall Plaza
Nanaimo, British Columbia
V9R 5B8
Websitehttp://www.dnbia.ca
Toll-free
Phone250-754-8141

Saturday, April 19, 2014

A fun filled family event in Diana Krall Plaza and throughout downtown Nanaimo. Lots of kid's activities from a potting station where kids can plant a spring flower to take home, face painting, crafts, bouncy castles, entertainment and a pancake breakfast.

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BC Forest Museum - Easter Hunt - Duncan

2892 Drinkwater Rd
Duncan, British Columbia
V9L 6C2
Websitehttp://www.bcforestdiscoverycentre.com
Toll-free
Phone250-715-1113

Sunday, April 20, 2014

The Easter Hunt is now a fun, all-day event! Families will explore the grounds in search of nature's surprises & secrets from the past by going on a scavenger hunt. Each child will receive a bag of chocolates & Easter goodies at the end of the hunt. Spend the rest of the day riding the Green Hornet, playing on the playground & making an Easter craft in the 100 year old schoolhouse. Make sure to visit with the Easter Bunny before you go.

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Dinner & Art Auction - Campbell River

2005 Eagle Crescent
Campbell River, British Columbia
V9H 1P9
Websitehttp://nuyumbalees.com
Toll-free
Phone250-285-3733

Saturday, May 03, 2014

Join with Nuyumbalees Cultural Centre for this annual event which features a seafood buffet, Live and Silent Auction, and a First Nations Drumming and Singing performance!

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Qualicum Beach Fire & Ice Street Festival - Qualicum Beach

2nd Ave
Qualicum Beach, British Columbia
V9K 1S7
Websitehttp://www.fireandicestreetfestival.com
Toll-free
Phone250-000-0000

Saturday, May 03, 2014

Qualicum Beach's Fire and Ice event will be back on Saturday, May 3 in 2014 with more food & entertainment choices than ever.

The event will continue its longstanding "fire and ice" theme, but in addition to the traditional chili tasting other kinds of hot foods will be available. Visitors will be able to choose from both chili cups as well as other "hot" food options from local restaurants.

The popular ice carving will return, with additional "ice" activities such as ice cream making and new "ice" food options.

On the entertainment side, local musicians will continue to be highlighted, while the overall event will reintroduce a theme concept to inspire costumes and ice carving. The theme for 2014 will be "Pirates of Qualicum Beach".

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May Day Celebration at Sea Cider Farm - Victoria

2487 Mt. St. Michael Rd
Victoria, British Columbia
V8M 1T7
Websitehttp://www.seacider.ca/may-day-2014/
Toll-free
Phone250-544-4824

Sunday, May 04, 2014

This year we will be celebrating the new life in our orchard and a prosperous cider season ahead. Details to be announced soon, but expect everything from Spring-inspired food by our exclusive catering partners Truffles Catering, Food For Thought Catering, and The London Chef, dancing and a may pole, children's activities, a complimentary glass of cider or sparkling apple juice upon arrival, and much more to be revealed soon! Bring the whole family, raise a glass, and say a fond farewell to cold weather! Free admission, and tickets available for purchase upon arrival for food and cider tickets.

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Quadra Village Day 2014 - Victoria

Kings Rd Between Quadra & Dowler
Victoria, British Columbia
V8T 1W5
Websitehttp://www.quadravillagecc.com/quadra-village-day
Toll-free
Phone250-388-7696

Saturday, May 10, 2014

Join in this free, fun, family-friendly community celebration. Featuring a pancake breakfast, community booths & demonstrations with activities for children & teens. There will also be music & dance performances for everyone to enjoy.

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Vikings: Lives Beyond the Legends at the Royal BC Museum - Victoria

675 Belleville St
Victoria, British Columbia
V8W 9W2
Websitehttp://www.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca
Toll-free
Phone250-356-7226

Daily from May 16, 2014 to November 11, 2014

The first North American stop for this exhibition, Vikings challenges our common held beliefs. Insights into Vikings domestic live, death rituals, the significance of their craft, the power of mythology and the symbolism of their ships are explored in this interactive exhibition. See hundreds of artifacts - jewellery, swords, axes and clothing - some one of a kind, and many of which that have never been shown outside Scandinavia. Open daily 10 am - 5pm, Open late on Fridays & Saturdays until 10 pm (May 23 - Sep 28).

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151st Victoria Highland Games & Celtic Festival - Victoria

Topaz Park
Victoria, British Columbia
V9B 3P9
Websitehttp://www.victoriahighlandgames.com
Toll-free
Phone250-598-0120

Daily from May 17, 2014 to May 18, 2014

The 151st Victoria Highland Games & Celtic Festival is a great weekend for the entire family to celebrate Scottish culture.

Saturday events include kilted mile athletics, tug of war competition, haggis hurling competition, sheep dog herding competition, Victoria International Heavy Events Challenge, Amateur B & Novice heavy event competition, pipe band performances, falconry & sword fighting demonstrations, cultural & heritage presentations, music & entertainment activities.

Free large children's entertainment area.

Scottish & Celtic vendor (food & goods) along with two beer gardens & a single malt whisky tasting school.

Traditional Scottish Games; great entertainment activities & hospitality continue on Sunday!

See website for schedule.

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Shawnigan Lake Adventure - Shawnigan Lake

2804 Shawnigan Lake Rd
Shawnigan Lake, British Columbia
V0R 2W0
Websitehttp://shawniganlakeadventure.com
Toll-free
Phone250-743-7621

Sunday, June 01, 2014

The 2014 Shawnigan Lake Adventure will be a day to remember. Choose from walking, bicycling, kayaking or geocaching. Browse our brand new Artisan's area and bring home a special memento of the day. Dig into a delicious vegetarian meal. Pamper yourself with a luxurious foot bath or massage, or energy treatment. It all starts bright and early at the Shawnigan Lake Community Centre.

The Shawnigan Lake Adventure helps raise awareness and funds for the Cowichan Family Caregivers Support Society, a non-profit society dedicated to supporting family caregivers - those who care for family members or friends with a long term illness or disability.

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