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Safety Tips for Halloween!

Here are some Safety Tips for Halloween from the West Vancouver Police Website

• We want the kids to be seen. Do your best to outfit kids in bright costumes or include reflective tape, glow sticks, or other articles that improve visibility. Costumes should be fire-resistant, if possible.

• Use face paint or make-up instead of a mask — if you must wear a mask, enlarge the eyes for better vision and push it back off your face when you are walking between houses.

• Stay on one side of the street until you reach the end and then safely cross the street to the other side — do not criss-cross.

• Carry a flashlight.

• Always trick or treat with an adult. Older kids should be in a group.

• Always let your parents check treats before eating them. Never eat unwrapped candy, fresh fruit, or homemade treats unless you are absolutely certain of where it came from and your parents say it is OK.

• Stay in your own neighbourhood — plan a route, have a curfew and make sure someone at home is aware of both.

• Start early, get home early.

• Stay in well-lit areas.

• Only go to houses where there are lights on and never go inside anyone’s house.

• Stay away from fireworks. Every year the Fire Department and Ambulance Service deal with serious injuries caused by the use of these products.

• We want to remind drivers to be patient and be very aware of the children who may be darting around the neighbourhoods.

Trick or Treating and other Halloween Events in the North Shore

With Halloween around the corner, Halloween events are happening all around the North Shore. We have a list of the Pumpkin Patches popping up in North Vancouver, as well as a list of Trick or Treating hours and events around North & West Vancouver. If we are missing any, please let us know ;)

TRICK OR TREATING – North Shore

FRIDAY OCTOBER 31

PARK ROYAL TRICK OR TREATING

3:30PM – 5:30PM throughout Park Royal North, Park Royal South and The Village at Park Royal. Bring your dressed up kiddies to Park Royal!

Spooky surprises during Trick or Treating hours! Continue reading Trick or Treating and other Halloween Events in the North Shore

North Van Events September 2014

Shipyards Night Market

Friday, September 5 -26
5:00 – 10:00pm
Price: FREE
Enjoy live music and fantastic food from a variety of food trucks while perusing the local farmers’ and artisans’ booths. There’s also a beer garden for those aged 19 and over!
Where: Shipbuilder’s Square Foot of Lonsdale Avenue Continue reading North Van Events September 2014

Back to School Tips

YAY! It’s time for the kids to head back to school for another great year of classes, knowledge, friendships and sports. After a long (very long if you live in BC) summer of relaxation, fun, plenty of sunshine and unstructured days, it can be quite difficult to transition back into the routine of busy school days.

We have 5 simple tips that will help you make that back to school transitions smoothly:
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