Don’t Just Show and Tell!

A special day for children of all ages and let’s not forget the young at heart!

Wednesday, July 12 11am to 4pm, 2017
In and around Harrison Memorial Hall
Site admission: $6.00 plus tax (children 3 and under free)
Group rates available: Contact

Experience the ‘Play Factor’ with Hands-On Art

Don’t just show and tell! Come experience the world of performing arts through playful Activity Stations. Drop in and explore music, crafts, drama & physical movement through our interactive activities. There will be three different live performances on our outdoor and indoor stages. So come and bring the family for a full day of hands-on creative exploration!


Hall Stage:

The Purple Pirate 11:45pm, 1:15pm, and 2:30pm
“Have a great day, and don’t forget to play!” Come set sail with the friendliest pirate on the high seas!!!

The Purple Pirate │ Harrison Festival │ Children's Day

Outdoor Stage:

Boris Sichon 11:00am
Boris takes audiences on a musical journey to different cultures and countries, where he plays approximately 25 instruments.

Vancouver Puppet Theatre   12:30am & 1:45pm
Experience the magic of live professional puppetry and get immersed in the hilarious characters!

Shayna Jones  3:00pm
A huge hit at Children’s day 2016, Shayna is back to tell stories and share adventures!

Ongoing Activity Stations

Acting Out – Join in the “dramatic’ activities with the Chilliwack School of Performing Arts
Music Makers – Rhythm and music with an assortment of “odd” stuff
Story Forest – Explore the world of performing arts through creative storytelling
Craft Central – A crafting haven for all ages and all imaginations
Wild Puppetry – Pull some strings and learn to be a puppeteer, with beautiful wildlife puppets
from the Great Blue Heron Nature Reserve
Climbing Wall – Soar to new heights and challenge yourself with a physical, fun activity
Play Zone – Let your munchkins roam free in this play area made for little ones to explore

A Day of Play the Whole Family Can Enjoy!

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