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Concerts in the Square Series at the Pier offers entertainment for all ages
Cartoon stars Toopy and Binoo are among the headliners of the Shaw Children’s Festival this Saturday as part of the City of North Van’s Concerts in the Square Series.
The family event runs from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Shipbuilders’ Square at the foot of Lonsdale. A limited number of free passes to meet Toopy and Bino will be released one hour prior to each appearance, which are scheduled for 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.
Along with balloon-making, puppets, bouncy castles and more kid-friendly fun, there will be lots of entertainment on the live stage, including, Music with Marnie, The Lions Gate Sinfonia Brass Quintet and The Rockin’ Robin Show.
If cartoon characters and face-painting aren’t your thing, on Aug. 25 the annual Seniors Strawberry Tea, put on by Pacific Arbour Retirement Communities, takes place from noon to 4 p.m. at Shipbuilders’ Square. Enjoy tea, strawberry shortcake and refreshments while listening to the Dal Richards Orchestra, Langley Ukulele Ensemble and Pals Chorus. Admission is free and complimentary strawberry shortcake and refreshments available to seniors (60 and over).
The City of North Vancouver’s Concerts in the Square series takes place at Shipbuilders’ Square, located at 15 Wallace Mews near the Lonsdale Quay.