Family Saturdays

Join us on the third Saturday of each month for a hands-on activity and learn about Chinatown's vibrant heritage! Activities are suitable for preschoolers and school kids. Fun for all ages, all visitors are welcome to participate!

On Family Saturdays, activities are free for youth aged 17 & under. Youth under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Adult participation is with admission or free for members.

Upcoming Activities

Create a Folding Fan with Artist Serena Chu

Saturday, March 23, 2024 | 11 am - 1 pm
Drop-in activity

Free with admission to the Chinatown Storytelling Centre
Youth aged 17 under will be admitted for FREE

Colourful fans with detailed illustrations, poetry, and calligraphy are found in Chinatowns around the world.

Come learn about this unique art form and make your own fabric folding fan with artisanal markers. Guided by Serena Chu, a multi-disciplinary visual artist with a passion for community-building through art.

All materials required will be provided!

Make a Cantonese Opera Headdress

Saturday, April 20, 2024 | 11 am - 1 pm
Drop-in activity

Free with admission to the Chinatown Storytelling Centre
Youth aged 17 under will be admitted for FREE

Come learn about the exquisite art of Cantonese Opera, one of the most colourful and deeply rooted traditions in Chinatown. We’ll highlight our opera artefacts on display, listen to some tunes, and guide you in crafting your very own Cantonese Opera headdress!

All materials required will be provided!

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