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Family Fun on the Fraser!

February 13, 2021 @ 10:00 am - February 15, 2021 @ 4:00 pm


To celebrate the BC Family Day long weekend on February 13 to 15th, the Fraser River Discovery Centre will be hosting a variety of FREE, fun, family-friendly crafts, games, and activities all related to the living, working Fraser River!

Explore the tracks and replica skulls of some of BC’s most iconic wildlife!
Learn more about the Fraser’s Pacific Salmon while creating your own using simple origami techniques.
Explore an underwater world using DIY waterscopes!
Test your knowledge of the Fraser Estuary’s seabird population with our Bing-Gull game!
In addition, FRDC staff will be offering free building tours at 3pm to give visitors an in-depth look at both floors of the FRDC’s exhibit galleries!

Admission to the FRDC will be free, but pre-registration is required and donations are appreciated! Book your timeslot here: https://form.jotform.com/210196029164250.

WHEN: February 13 to 15, 10AM – 4PM

WHERE: Fraser River Discovery Centre, 788 Quayside Drive, New Westminster, BC.


Pre-registration is required.
Individual group size is limited to 1 immediate household of up to five (5) individuals.
While inside the Centre, groups are asked to follow physical distancing guidelines whenever possible.
Masks are required for all visitors aged six (6) or older.


In addition to onsite activities during the Family Day weekend, the FRDC is excited to continue to share its newest FRDC@HOME program series: Sit Spots!

In our busy lives, it’s easy to take for granted the beautiful and vibrant natural world that surrounds us. If you pause and take a look around, you might be surprised by what you notice!

In our last sit spot video, FRDC staff introduced participants to sit spots, explaining what they are and how they work. This Family Day long weekend join us again as we explore Sound Mapping our surroundings, an observation technique that helps us open our ears to all the sounds around us!

Drop by our website or YouTube channel on February 13th and get ready to discover a new way to appreciate and observe our amazing watershed!


February 13, 2021 @ 10:00 am
February 15, 2021 @ 4:00 pm
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