Kidston Elementary students will have stations with a variety of activities including games, sports, face painting, colouring sheets, and a garden station with our very own grandma D. 


​12101 Linden Dr, Coldstream, BC
12:20 pm - 1:00 pm


Age: 2 -13

Admission: free

SODANCE VERNON

Fairy tales & Tutus

Feeling a little puzzled? Come Unplug and Play with us at the Vernon Community Arts Center where you can create your very own personalized puzzle artwork! This project will be fun to create and recreate with your family and friends!

Families must pre-register and Parent or Guardian must stay with the child during the class.

2704A Hwy 6, Vernon, BC
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Age: 5 - 7
Admission: free
Maximum 8 participants

VERNON YACHT CLUB
N.O.S.A.’s Boat Building Activity

​NORTH OKANAGAN NATURE KIDS BC 

Brilliant Birds at Kin Beach

DAVISON ORCHARDS
Spring Tours on the Apple Train

DAVISON ORCHARDS
Spring Tours on the Apple Train

Kids free fishing event sponsored by the Kalamalka Flyfishers and Summerland Trout Hatchery. 1000 Rainbow trout will be put into Polson Pond for you to catch. Each trout weighs about ¾ of a pound (10 to 12 inches). You can keep 2 fish each day to take home for dinner.

Barbless hooks and worms will be provided, limited amount of rods also available

2600 Highway 6, Vernon, BC

9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Age: 4 - 14
Admission: free

Feeling a little puzzled? Come Unplug and Play with us at the Vernon Community Arts Center where you can create your very own personalized puzzle artwork! This project will be fun to create and recreate with your family and friends!

Families must pre-register and Parent or Guardian must stay with the child during the class.

2704A Hwy 6, Vernon, BC
11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Age: 9 - 13
Admission: free
Maximum 8 participants

Join us at the library for fun and games! Compete to see who will Win it in a Minute. Prizes to be won! 


2800 30th Ave

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm 


Age: 8 - 13

Maximum 25 participants 

Admission: free


 

VERNON COMMUNITY ARTS CENTRE

Create Your Own Jigsaw Puzzle 

DAVISON ORCHARDS
Spring Tours on the Apple Train

Sunday, May 5

OKANAGAN FREESTYLE FENCING

Fencing 101 - Learning to sport

Enjoy folktales both in Japanese and English using Kamishibai, a traditional picture card theatre narrative from Japan. This program will introduce Kamiskibai and include a 20-minute story with origami craft work. 

2800 30th Ave, Vernon, BC
11:30 am - 12:30 pm

​Age: 2 - 5
Admission: free


Presented by Interior Savings

Unplug and PLaY week 2019

Join an orchard tour on the Johnny Popper Apple Train and enjoy springtime in the orchards. Visit the farm animals and run & play in the farm themed playground.



3111 Davison Rd. off Bella Vista Rd.   
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

​Age: all ages
Admission: free

FOOD ACTION SOCIETY OF THE NORTH OKANAGAN

Unplug and GROW!

SODANCE VERNON

Fairy tales & Tutus

VERNON TEACH AND LEARN

Crafts & Cone

Tuesday, April 30

Build your own wooden boat and sail it along the shoreline.



7919 Okanagan Landing Road, Vernon
10:00 am - 6:00 pm

​Age: toddler and older
Admission: free



Learn about honeybees and other pollinators and their amazing lives. This event includes a free honey stick. Call 250-542-8088 to reserve your spot!

5011 Bella Vista Rd, Vernon, BC 
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Age: 5 - 10
Admission: free

Maximum 25 participants

Friday, May 3

This class is an interactive and energizing yoga class for ne moms and dads to gel back into movement and exercising while sharing quality time with your baby. Your baby can be incorporated into the class by using your favorite baby carrier if you want to bring one. 


2709b 43rd Ave

10:45 am - 11:45 am 


​Age: 2 - 5  

Parents with babies 6 weeks and older to non active crawlers
Maximum 20 participants 

​Admission: free​​

VERNON YACHT CLUB

Don't Move a Mussel

Come and join us in the ultimate setting for strategy games such as Carcassonne, Settlers of Catan, Risk and Go. Have a great time and meet like-minded people. Make new friends while showing off your strategic abilities and learning new games. Doors open at 7:00 PM. Bring a snack to share. Pop, juice, coffee and tea for sale. Please RSVP steve.fleck@vernonmuseum.ca if planning to attend.


3009 32nd Ave

7:00 pm

​Age: 16+ 
Admission: free

Maximum 20 participants

KALAMALKA FLY FISHERS

Polson Pond Kids Fish Out

VERNON MUSEUM
Strategy Games Night

NATURAL CONNECTIONS FROM THE FAMILY RESOURCE CENTER
Join us for some fun at Paddlewheel park

KALAMALKA FLY FISHERS
Polson Pond Kids Fish Out

VERNON PUBLIC ART GALLERY

Mini Artists

OKANAGAN SCIENCE CENTRE
Stargazing

Gather a microscopic view of creatures in our lake! 


7919 Okanagan Landing Road, Vernon
9:00 am - 4:30 pm

​Age: all ages
Admission: bring a donation for the Salvation Army 

VERNON STAMP CLUB

Stamps and Prizes! 

Enjoy an adventure through the grasslands as you race to find the hidden gems of nature in our Nature Scavenger Hunt! Learn more at www.abnc.ca .

​​

250 Allan Brooks Way

9:00 am - 4:00 pm


​Age: 0 - 12

Admission: by donation

Join us for some outdoor fun and learn about our Healthy Families programs. Games, crafts, snacks and more!!



Paddlewheel Park

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

​Age: 0 - 6 
Admission: free

VERNON MUSEUM

Sustainability Art Talk & Activity

OKANGAN FREESTYLE FENCING
Fencing 101 - Learning to sport

Kids free fishing event sponsored by the Kalamalka Flyfishers and Summerland Trout Hatchery. 1000 Rainbow trout will be put into Polson Pond for you to catch. Each trout weighs about ¾ of a pound (10 to 12 inches). You can keep 2 fish each day to take home for dinner.

Barbless hooks and worms will be provided, limited amount of rods also available


2600 Highway 6, Vernon, BC

9:00 am - 4:00 pm


Age: 4 - 14

Admission: free

Monday, April 29

Join us on a guided birding walk through the grasslands! Kids will learn how to use binoculars and help us spot common grassland species, such as the Western Meadowlark, Eastern and Mountain Bluebirds!

*Registration is required; call 250-260-4227 to reserve your spot

250 Allan Brooks Way

3:30 pm and 4:30 pm


​Age: families, children ages 6+

Maximum 10 kids per session (20 total)
Admission: by donation

KIDSTON ELEMENTARY
Kidston Unplug and PLaY Day

Visit us at OK College for a hands-on gardening activity and a tour of Patchwork Farms.

Learn about what seeds need to grow, see how bean seeds germinate, and about planting in the spring. We will learn about compost and recycling and what it means when something is “biodegradable”. Kids will make a newspaper pot, fill it with soil, and plant it with seeds to take home! Kids and parents will have a brief tour of Patchwork Farms and enjoy the beautiful view of Kalamalka Lake.

7000 College Way, Coldstream, BC
10:00 am - 1:00 pm 

Age: 3+
Admission: free

Maximum 50 participants 

OKANAGAN REGIONAL LIBRARY

Story Time in the children's area

A fun introduction to the energetic world of street dance! Classes feature a mixture of breakdance, popping, locking and grooving. Super fun and high energy! 




 1340 Kalamalka Lake Rd #103b
4:15 pm - 5:00 pm

​Age: 7 - 11 

Admission: free

​Participants will receive a coupon for waived registration for the 2019-2020 season at SODANCE.

VERNON COMMUNITY ARTS CENTRE

Create Your Own Jigsaw Puzzle 

Build your own wooden boat and sail it along the shoreline.



7919 Okanagan Landing Road, Vernon
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

​Age: toddler and older
Admission: free



PLANET BEE

Basically Bees Presentation 

Join the North Okanagan Nature Kids for hands on activities to find out why birds have adapted to be so specialized from their beaks to their feet! 



Kin Beach, Vernon, BC
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Age: 5 - 12
Admission: free
Maximum 15 participants

VERNON YACHT CLUB
N.O.S.A.’s Boat Building Activity

Your tiny tot will twirl and leap around the studio, beaming with joy and blossoming with confidence as they learn the foundations of dance. No experience or equipment required. Dancers should wear clothes that are comfortable to move in

1340 Kalamalka Lake Rd #103b
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

​Age: 2 - 5  - Admission: free

​Participants will receive a coupon for waived registration for the 2019-2020 season at SODANCE. 

SOUL STUDIO
Momma moves

OKANAGAN REGIONAL LIBRARY

Minute to Win it

SODANCE VERNON
All Boys Street Dance

En guard! Preit! Allez! Come learn some basic fencing moves and participate in a free fencing lesson. No equipment necessary. Please come in jogging pants and have clean indoor running shoes and we’ll supply the rest. Prepare to sweat and swordfight.

Anyone interested in signing up will get a discounted pro rated fee and is you can’t attend the Unplug and Play event, email coach Matt for a free lesson at okanaganfencing@gmail.com


Beairsto Elementary School

3302 27 St, Vernon, BC 

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm


Ages: 8 -10

Admission: Free

Maximum 10 participants

HILLVIEW GOLF COURSE 

A Bucket of Balls, a Barrel of Fun

Thursday, May 4

Crafting in the comfort of your own home! Bring your child and pick up a craft kit and ice cream for $6 at Vernon Teach and Learn.





3015 30th Ave, Vernon, BC
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

​Age: 12 and under
Cost: $ 6,-

Max. participants: 200 people

Saturday, May 4

VERNON YACHT CLUB

Don't move a mussel

Sundance Taekwon-Do offers free introduction to martial arts training. Young kids will work on balance, coordination and motor skills. Youth and teens can come and learn basic Taekwon-Do and Self Defense Techniques. Parents are welcome to participate too! All attendees will receive a one-week free VIP trial membership.


2905 43rd Ave, Vernon, BC 
10:00 am - 10:45 am 

Age: 4 - 7
Admission: free

SUNDANCE MARTIAL ARTS

Introduction to Taekwon-Do 

En guard! Preit! Allez! Come learn some basic fencing moves and participate in a free fencing lesson. No equipment necessary. Please come in jogging pants and have clean indoor running shoes and we’ll supply the rest. Prepare to sweat and swordfight!

Anyone interested in signing up will get a discounted pro rated fee and is you can’t attend the Unplug and Play event, email coach Matt for a free lesson at okanaganfencing@gmail.com

Beairsto Elementary School
3302 27 St, Vernon, BC 
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Ages: 11+
Admission: Free
Maximum 10 participants

NORTH OKANAGAN FRIENDSHIP CENTRE

Family Picnic at the park  

JAPANESE AND ENGLISH BILINGUAL KAMISHIBAI

​Picture Card Theatre 

Wednesday, May 3

ROYAL ASTRONOMY SOCIETY
Solar Observing

Family Play Festival


Sunday, May 5th ​​

Polson Park 1 - 4 pm

Come to an introduction to the world of stamp collecting. Learn more about subjects that interest you from sports, to animals and space. Free handouts for kids, displays, hands-on fun and contest with prizes.

Adults are welcome to join the club for $5 per year. Children 8 and up can join the Vernon Stamp club for free and receive free materials

3505 30th Ave, Vernon, BC
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Age: 8+
Admission: free

Join an orchard tour on the Johnny Popper Apple Train and enjoy springtime in the orchards. Visit the farm animals and run & play in the farm themed playground.

3111 Davison Rd. off Bella Vista Rd.   
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

​Age: all ages
Admission: free

Wrap up Interior Savings Unplug and PLaY Week with: 


Family Play Festival

Sunday, May 5th 

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm 

​Polson Park

Gather a microscopic view of creatures in our lake! 



7919 Okanagan Landing Road, Vernon
10:00 am - 6:00 pm

​Age: all ages
Admission: bring a donation for the Salvation Army 

Your tiny tot will twirl and leap around the studio, beaming with joy and blossoming with confidence as they learn the foundations of dance. No experience or equipment required. Dancers should wear clothes that are comfortable to move in


1340 Kalamalka Lake Rd #103b

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm


​Age: 2 - 5  - Admission: free


​Participants will receive a coupon for waived registration for the 2019-2020 season at SODANCE. (Expires Sep 30,2018)

ALLEN BROOKS NATURE CENTRE 

Nature Scavenger Hunt

There is a shuttle service that runs every 10 minutes from Marshall Field to the Boat Show located at the Vernon Yacht Club at 7919 Okanagan Landing Road. If families have strollers or difficulty taking the shuttle they can drop off their children with an adult at the yacht club before taking a KalTire shuttle from the Marshall Field parking area. Everyone is welcome to use the yacht club facilities and enjoy our patio. We will have simple grilled food and beverages available for visitors.

For the 'Mini-Artists' among us, the VPAG hosts a drop-in session of art-making that focuses on tactile, colourful, and fun art projects! On April 29th we will be using Bubble Wrap and non-toxic paints to create abstract prints. Our Mini-Artists get to play with pattern and colour to create their own unique artwork. Make room on the fridge!


3228 31 Ave, Vernon, BC 

10:00 am - 12:00 pm


​Age: 2 - 5 with a parent or guardian

Maximum 24 participants

Admission: by donation

SODANCE VERNON

Fairy tales & Tutus

Join us at the library for picture books, a felt story and songs to engage kids with storytelling that teaches pre-literacy skills.

2800 30th Ave, Vernon, BC

10:30 am - 11:30 am

​Age: 2 - 6 
Admission: free



Sundance Taekwon-Do offers free introduction to martial arts training. Young kids will work on balance, coordination and motor skills. Youth and teens can come and learn basic Taekwon-Do and Self Defense Techniques. Parents are welcome to participate too! All attendees will receive a one-week free VIP trial membership.

2905 43rd Ave, Vernon, BC 
11:00 am - 12:00 pm 

Age: 8+
Admission: free

Join an orchard tour on the Johnny Popper Apple Train and enjoy springtime in the orchards. Visit the farm animals and run & play in the farm themed playground.



3111 Davison Rd. off Bella Vista Rd.   
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

​Age: all ages
Admission: free

ALLAN BROOKS NATURE CENTRE

Birding for Kids 


The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada will be using telescopes to view the sun at the floral clock in Polson Park! 


Floral Clock in Polson Park

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm 


Age: all ages 

Admission: free

VERNON YACHT CLUB NOTICE 

Learn the basics of backyard astronomy!



2704 BC-6
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

​Age: children ages 5 - 10
Admission: FREE for members; included with admission for non-members

Your tiny tot will twirl and leap around the studio, beaming with joy and blossoming with confidence as they learn the foundations of dance. No experience or equipment required. Dancers should wear clothes that are comfortable to move in


1340 Kalamalka Lake Rd #103b

10:00 am - 10:30 am


​Age: 2 - 5  - Admission: free

​Max. 15 participants


​Participants will receive a coupon for waived registration for the 2019-2020 season at SODANCE. 

Visit Hillview Gold Course and grab 1 free bucket of golf balls. All equipment is provided.



1101-14th Ave, Vernon BC

1:30 pm - 5:30pm


Age: 15 and under

Admission: free

Come join us for a family picnic at the park! We will be meeting as a group at the Friendship centre and going as a group on the transit bus to have fun, play and enjoy a picnic at the park. Bus tickets, lunch, and crafts will be provided. Any families who are not able to join us on the bus rides are able to met us at the park.


2904 29 Ave, Vernon, BC

10:00 am - 1: 00 pm 


Age: 0 - 6

​​Admission: Free

Maximum 20 participants