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Province of British Columbia
For Immediate Release
Feb. 12, 2018
Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture
More than 180 free Family Day events happening throughout B.C.

VICTORIA – British Columbians around the province have been enjoying free family-friendly activities this weekend thanks to provincial funding for Family Day events.

One hundred and eighty-six community celebrations received grants. The activities funded include everything from free admittance to the Royal British Columbia Museum, to bouncy castles and family swims.

The government provided $250,000 in funding to support events in small and large communities around the province. Grants to municipal or regional district recreation departments and First Nations bands and councils enabled free, exciting and fun opportunities for the entire family to enjoy during the Family Day weekend.

For more information about time and location of Family Day events, or to check out what is happening throughout B.C., visit the BCRPA Family Day page:

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