Taking place Sunday, May 13, 2018 Mother’s Day is a day to celebrate the mothers and mother figures in all our of lives — and it’s fast approaching. Never fear! We’ve compiled a handy list of fun things you can do to spoil your mom in New West on her special day.
An All Ages Idea; Mother’s Day Tea at Irving House
A unique way to celebrate! This New West staple combines quality family time with a heritage tour of the home of pioneering woman and mother, Elizabeth Irving. Each seating includes tea, refreshments, and a guided tour. Sign up with a group of up to six, or book individual seats today.
Say ‘I Love You Mom’ with a two and a half hour relaxing cruise along the Fraser. Enjoy a lovely brunch spread, with all the classics! From jams, toasts, scones, coffee, tea, and fruit, to specialty refreshments at the Galley bar. Spoil mom today with the ultimate brunching, siping, and adventuring excursion on a paddlewheeler.
A Unique Mother’s Day Idea, with Hyack Sushi and Flore Republic
Make a reservation with Hyack Sushi by May 10th to enjoy a fabulous meal with mom this Sunday. As an added loving touch, each seating includes a complimentary rose from Flore Republic.
A Musical Idea; New Westminster Symphony Orchestra Mother’s Day Concert
Music-loving mother? Enjoy the Annual New Westminster Symphony Orchestra Mother’s Day Concert at Massey Theatre together. The concert will include such works as Die Fledermaus, Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1, and Symphony No. 9.
A Free Idea; Take a Walk Together Along the Quay, or in Queens Park
Enjoy the great outdoors with a walk with mom along the riverfront. Wander into Westminster Pier Park and pick up a treat at Eats at the Pier, now open 11:30 am – 7:00 pm for the summer. Or, explore the walking paths and playgrounds in New West’s flagship Queens Park.
Unique, Handmade Gift Ideas; Local Flowers, Handmade Cards, and Artisanal Gifts
We have an amazing collection of local shops with beautiful gifts, like jewelry, candles, and handmade cards from local artists. Stop by Brick and Mortar Living or Craft Cafe to pick up a beautiful handmade card. Or drop into Mila and Paige for jewelry, clothes, and accessories. Good Omen and the Vision Bookstore are wonderful sources of handmade jewelry, candles, aromatherapy oils, incense, and crystals. Bunches and Blooms and the Bloom Bloom Room are great little flower shops if you’re looking for terrariums, hanging baskets, or a beautiful bouquet for mom.