Looking for exciting activities to enjoy with your kids in Prince George this month?
Look no further! Nest & Sprout, your go-to maternity and children's boutique, has compiled a list of engaging events that will keep your little ones entertained. From community celebrations to creative workshops and outdoor adventures, there's something for everyone in the family. Let's explore the events happening in chronological order:
Pride Parade Date: Saturday, June 3
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: Brunswick Street, 4th Avenue, and George Street
Kick off the month with the vibrant Pride Parade. Join the celebration of diversity, inclusivity, and love in the heart of Prince George. The parade will feature colorful floats, lively music, and exciting performances. After the parade, head to the Canada Games Plaza, where vendors and food trucks will gather from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
StoryWalk® at Masich Place Stadium
Date: Throughout the month
Location: Masich Place Stadium
Enjoy a unique literary adventure with your kids by visiting the StoryWalk® at Masich Place Stadium. Take a stroll along the track and follow the signs that guide you through a captivating children's book. The featured book this month is "Awasis and the World-Famous Bannock." Check the Masich Place Stadium website for the current schedule of Public Walking Hours.
Creative Space Sunday at Two Rivers Art Gallery
Date: Sundays Time: 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Location: Two Rivers Art Gallery
Unleash your family's creativity at the Creative Space Sunday sessions hosted by Two Rivers Art Gallery. Each week offers a different art activity that will inspire and engage both children and adults. Whether you come alone, with family, or friends, you're guaranteed to have a fantastic time. The fee is $7.50 per adult, $3 per child, and $15 per family. Members enjoy free admission, and no registration is necessary.
Stuffy Sleepover at the Library
Date: June 7, 2023 (Contact 250-563-9251 ext 100)
Location: Local library (TBA)
Bring your child's favorite stuffed animal to the library for a fun-filled storytime session. Afterward, the stuffed animals are invited to stay for a special sleepover at the library. Sneaky photographers will capture the exciting adventures of the stuffies when the lights go out. Register in person or by calling 250-563-9251 ext 100. This event is suitable for children aged 0-5 years and registration is free.
- The Little Prince at Fort George Railway
Dates: Thursdays (12 p.m. - 8 p.m.) and Father's Day
Location: The Exploration Place, Park near The Exploration Place
Take a ride on Canada's shortest passenger railway, the Fort George Railway, aboard the historic "Dinky" steam engine known as The Little Prince. This wood-burning, 24" gauge steam engine provides a memorable experience for children and adults alike. The Little Prince operates on a 2.2-kilometer track near The Exploration Place. Don't miss the opportunity to explore a piece of Canadian railway history.
- Watson Weekend - Solve the Mystery
Date: Saturday & Sunday, June 24-25 Time: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Location: Huble Homestead
Get ready for an adventure-packed day as you become an intrepid sleuth during Watson Weekend. Trapper Joe McName has hidden his riches, and it's up to you and your family to crack the case! This self-led excursion will have you racing around the homestead, following clues, finding evidence, and cracking codes. The staff will be available to provide hints and pointers along the way.
Note: Please check the respective event websites or contact the organizers for any updates or changes in schedules
For more things to do in and around Prince George, make sure to check out our dedicated Prince George blog. We have a wealth of information on exciting activities and events happening in the area.
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