Kids In Vancouver: Zoom Into Nano At Science World

Science World | Photo: Bianca Bujan

Science World | Photo: Bianca Bujan

Have you ever wondered how your nose can sense strong smells such as peppermint or bubblegum simply by taking a sniff of something smelly? Have you ever wanted to actually see the particles in the air that we breathe?

Head to Science World and check out their latest exhibit: Zoom Into Nano, a display that is sure to be a hit with future scientists and their science-loving companions. From now until January 2nd, visitors can explore the wondrous world of nano science through interactive activities and brain-busting displays that explore advances in nanotechnology and the tiny world that can’t be seen by the naked eye. Here are some things you’ll want to check out during your visit.

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Kids In Vancouver: Zoom Into Nano At Science World

Kids In Vancouver: Take A Walking Photo Tour Of Olympic Village

Olympic Village Birds | Photo: Elsbro (Flickr)

Olympic Village Birds | Photo: Elsbro (Flickr)

Olympic Village is one of the most picturesque spots in Vancouver, featuring sweeping views of Science World, BC Place, and the downtown Vancouver skyline. While the waterfront community is the perfect spot to grab some lunch, stroll along the seawall, and snap photos of the landscape, it is also a great place to have a little photo walk fun with kids!

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Kids In Vancouver: Take A Walking Photo Tour Of Olympic Village

The Best Places to Catch Rare Pokémon in Vancouver

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By Lenée Son

The Pokémon mania that swept the globe like wildfire in the ’90s is back with the release of mobile game, Pokémon Go.

Whether you’ve been playing since day one or you’ve just started your Pokémon journey to be the very best, here are the top locations in Vancouver you need to visit to catch’em all.

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The Best Places to Catch Rare Pokémon in Vancouver

Vancouver Date Idea: Catch a Spy at Science World’s Top Secret Exhibition

Photo Credit: Tara Lee

Photo Credit: Tara Lee

With the weather this weekend calling for rain, a fun indoor date might be in the cards for you and your sweetie. This date idea is perfect if you and your date like puzzles, testing out your logic and problem solving skills, and having a laugh together. If so, the new exhibition at Science World is just the thing for the two of you!

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Vancouver Date Idea: Catch a Spy at Science World’s Top Secret Exhibition

Hey, Egghead: What Do You Know About Your Brain? Find out at the Brain Health Fair, April 15 (Free Prize Giveaway!)

Photo: AAN's Facebook Page

Photo: AAN’s Facebook Page

Can you say you’ve ever walked through a functioning brain?

Well, if you haven’t, now’s your chance to take a stroll through a cerebellum and learn all about brain health at the American Academy of Neurology’s 2016 Brain Health Fair. Taking place at the Vancouver Convention Centre on April 15, this day-long science fair provides the general public with an opportunity to delve into the murky world of brain diseases while learning how to keep our noggins tuned up and in prime shape.

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Hey, Egghead: What Do You Know About Your Brain? Find out at the Brain Health Fair, April 15 (Free Prize Giveaway!)

Top 10 Reasons to Attend Science of Cocktails on Feb. 4

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Grant Sceney (Fairmont Pacific Rim) presented the Smoked Pineapple Martini at the Science of Cocktails preview event for a handful of special guests. Sceney was named the 2014 World-Class Canadian Bartender of the Year; he then went on to represent Canada in the Diageo World Class Finals against 46 of the world’s best bartenders and accomplished an impressive overall 4th place finish. Photo credit: Christopher Guy

Cocktail connoisseurs rejoice. On Thursday, February 4, 2016, Science World will transform into the largest mixology laboratory in town. There will be plenty of ridiculously cool gadgets to try and unusual yet delightful concoctions to drink. Forget the uptight and boring cocktail parties of yore. This is a high-octane experience that will usher meaning to the words “molecular mixology.” Because science.

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Top 10 Reasons to Attend Science of Cocktails on Feb. 4

Science of Cocktails: Molecular Mixology meets the Laboratory of Libations, Feb 4 (Free Ticket Giveaway!)

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Think molecular mixology, snappy suits and dazzling dresses. For one night only, the Science of Cocktails will transform Science World at TELUS World of Science into Vancouver’s largest cocktail laboratory of the year. Science World is inviting Vancouverites to mix, mingle and be merry, for a great cause. This fundraising event, for Science World’s Class Field Trip Program, boasts uniquely crafted libations from local, award-winning bartenders, along with mouth-watering food pairings, thoughtfully prepared by Railtown Catering. The Science of Cocktails will shake up your world of libations on Thursday, February 4, 2016, from 8pm to 12am.

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Science of Cocktails: Molecular Mixology meets the Laboratory of Libations, Feb 4 (Free Ticket Giveaway!)