Featured Events

The Burnaby Festival of Learning is pleased to present an exciting and diverse range of informative and entertaining events. Check out the Featured Events below for a daily selection.

 

MICHIKO SUZUKI: Hope Chests

Michiko Suzuki: Hope Chests image
Sunday, May 1, 2016 (All day) to Saturday, May 7, 2016 (All day)
Location: 
Upper Gallery, Burnaby Art Gallery

This large multimedia installation focuses on the Japanese and North American cultural tradition of preparing a hope chest for adolescent women. Incorporating printmaking and photography within a richly layered structure the artist creates intimate portraits of four young women from Japan and Canada.

FREE PARENT AND CHILD FUN AT THE 2ND ANNUAL PLAY TO LEARN EVENT

Early Child Development Table image
Saturday, May 7, 2016
10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Location: 
Cameron Recreation Complex

Burnaby Early Childhood Development invites you to drop in on the fun at the second annual Play to Learn! The event features fun, free, crafts and hands-on activities at stations aimed at 0-6 year olds. Parents will also learn some tips and techniques to engage in lifelong learning through play.

INTERACTIVE SCAVENGER HUNT

Burnaby Festival of Learning
Saturday, May 7, 2016
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Location: 
Burnaby Art Gallery Veranda

Come and explore the gallery and learn about its history through an interactive scavenger hunt that will take you throughout the Ceperley House. Once you have collected all of the clues retreat to veranda to create a visual story that combines historical facts and imagined futures in a graphic book that can be taken home. 

SFU SCIENCE RENDEZVOUS & INTERNATIONAL ASTRONOMY DAY

Burnaby Festival of Learning
Saturday, May 7, 2016
11:00 am to 3:00 pm
Location: 
Simon Fraser University, Burnaby

With the help of 6,000 engineers, scientists, innovators and researchers across Canada, Science Rendezvous has become the largest science festival in Canada. On May 7th, 80 partner organizations across this country will open their doors and close city streets to present exciting demonstrations, hands-on activities, and explosive experiments.