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If you have a budding golfer in your family, you should take advantage of this great initiative going on up at Whistler! At the Nicklaus North, The Fairmont Chateau Whistler GC, and Whistler Golf Course, children (accompanied by a paying adult) can golf for free! “Whistler is vacation place for... Read more
I’m BA-AAACK! Somehow, I inadvertently took a 2 week break from writing and posting, but I’m back and ready to roll! I feel sunned, rested, revived and eager to resume my ‘duties’ as North Shore Mama! I hope you have been enjoying the weather and great family activities/events over... Read more
  Karl Johnson is a 3rd generation Silhouette Artist who learned his unique skill from his father when he was just a young boy. “Each Silhouette is cut out entirely freehand. Karl simply looks at the subject’s profile (whether in person or from a photograph) and starts cutting their... Read more
North Vancouver FREE Friday Evening Concert Series
North Vancouver’s Annual Friday Evening Concert Series is back, starting this weekend! The calendar below is from the North Van Rec site. You can find out more information by visiting their site and I will be adding these events to my calendar as well. Evenings in Edgemont Live In... Read more
A North Van Mama Who Needs Your HELP!
Last night, as I was cuddled up all warm and cozy with my husband on our couch, I came across an article about a North Vancouver mom, Erika Harris who is in DESPERATE need of a Bone Marrow Transplant. Erika and her husband have 2 young children aged 2... Read more
Kerrisdale Play Palace
School’s out for the SUMMER!  That means that even the programs for wee ones, such as StrongStart and some regular play gyms etc. are also no longer available to us. I am always searching for things to do with Portia, especially in that morning chunk of time between wake-up... Read more
H.E.R.O.S ~ Using hockey to empower at-risk children
“Empowering children on ice.” No, that is not a typo! The name is H.E.R.O.S.  Periods, capitals, and missing an ‘e’, but that is the only thing this organization is missing.  Everything else you could ever hope for in a non-profit is there, and has been for 12 years now.... Read more
  I just found out through one of my favourite blogs,, that Raffi will be coming to The Centre  in Vancouver for Performing Arts on October 21, 2012! If your kidlet(s) love Raffi as much as mine does, you won’t want to miss this great event! Tickets are on sale... Read more
July Family Events & Activities on the North Shore
School’s out for the summer and July is just around the corner! There are so many great events going on on the North Shore (and neighbouring areas!). Get out there with your family and enjoy some of what our great communities have to offer and let’s hope for some... Read more