Living Arts Centre

FAMILY DAY 2018


Family Day at the LAC celebrates Lunar Fest!
February 19th, 2018 at 11:00am - 5:00pm

Get ready for a day bursting with family fun and celebrations!
(Free Underground Parking)

This upcoming Family Day, the Living Arts Centre will be buzzing with FREE family-friendly activities and artful programming throughout the building from 11am-3pm!

This year, we are so excited to have Lunar Fest from Vancouver join us to share special interactive experiences celebrate the Year of the Dog!


INDOOR ACTIVITIES

LUNAR FEST MOONWALK EXPERIENCE

Participate in this fun Family Challenge - work as a team to find the moon hidden in the ball pit in Hammerson Hall!

LUNAR FEST YEAR OF THE DOG INSTALLATION

Search for the dogs - find the installation and show us your selfie skills by tagging @livingartsctr on Instagram & Twitter!

LUNAR FEST “CANADOG”
Come and see the giant Space Husky in celebration of the Year of the Dog!

LUNAR FEST – LEARN A TRADITIONAL CHINESE GAME
Make a shuttlecock and learn how to play a traditional Chinese game with friends!

ARTS ZONE
Dabble in hands-on arts & crafts to build and take home, like your very own Model Magic Olaf from the Disney movie Frozen OR a personalized button of your favourite Minion from Pixar’s Despicable Me movies, & MORE!

COMMUNITY STAGE PERFORMANCES
Great lineup of local, community artists from dancers to musicians performing throughout the day on our Community Stage, including last year’s Family Talent Show winners – the Ho Family!

ROCKS & RINGS PROGRAM – CURLING CANADA
Learn a true winter sport – curling! Curling Canada brings their Rocks & Rings program to you!

DISCOVERY ZONE
Catch some of our resident artists demonstrating mural painting, ceramics & more!

FREE HOT CHOCOLATE
Warm-up from winter’s chill with delicious hot chocolate sponsored by Mother Parkers!

2nd ANNUAL FAMILY TALENT SHOW - 2:00PM

Join in a variety of dance workshops taught by professional instructors!

‘JUST LIKE MOM & DAD’ LIVE! 12:00PM

Join the audience or volunteer to take part in this exciting game-show in RBC Theatre! TV Hosts Sandy Jobin-Bevans and Kylee Evans host a LIVE question/answer round of Just Like Mom and Dad - an exciting remake of the 80’s hit game show Just Like Mom, a hugely popular part of Canadian TV pop culture. Presented by YesTV and MarbleMedia.


OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES

FIRE BUILDING & MARSHMALLOW TOASTING
1st Meadowvale West Scout Group will be onsite braving the frigid winter temperatures to offer fire-building demonstrations while toasting up some marshmallows for everyone to enjoy - yum!


LAC Gallery Exhibit - COMICS: The Road to Independence

The LAC Gallery is open throughout the day with its latest exhibition!

When we think of comics, our thoughts often turn towards the superheroes and strip cartoons of the mainstream market. But an alternative and independent market has been rising for the past 25 years, turning comics into an art form. Graphic novels, ‘zines and alternative comics explore the complexities of real life, pushing boundaries and transforming low art into literature.

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