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Wednesday, May 10, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm

City Conversations

With regrets, City Conversations event has been cancelled

 

There are many exciting events happening throughout the week of Burnaby Festival of Learning. 

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Sunday, May 7, 2017 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm

TEDxSFU

With regrets, TEDxSFU event has been cancelled

 

There are many exciting events happening throughout the week of Burnaby Festival of Learning. 

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Thursday, May 11, 2017 -
6:30pm to 8:45pm

Assessing the Opportunity - For Entrepreneurs

Understand the value of market research for competitive advantage and customer development. Learn how effective market segmentation leads to effective messaging, positioning and pricing. Translate market intelligence into a competitive matrix, social media initiatives and a market entry strategy that matches your company and market opportunity.


Saturday, May 13, 2017 -
11:00am to 2:00pm

Knit2gether at Tommy Douglas

Come work on your crafty projects with experienced knitters and dyers around you at Burnaby Public Library. We are making another charity blanket to celebrate Canada's 150th Birthday!  Please make your red and/or white, knitted or crocheted acrylic squares  8" x 8". Bring in all your squares by May 13 so that we can sew the squares together by mid-June. 63 squares will be perfect!


Saturday, May 13, 2017 -
1:30pm to 2:20pm

Science Rendezvous: Wonders of Gases (1:30PM show)

Find out which common gas is heavier than air?  Who discovered that fast moving air is less dense than still air? Learn more about gases and science in this spectacular magic show, Wonders of Gases

Wonders of Gases
Showtimes: 
12PM - 12:50PM (FULL)
1:30PM - 2:20PM (FULL)


Saturday, May 13, 2017 -
12:00pm to 12:50pm

Science Rendezvous: Wonders of Gases (12PM show)

Find out which common gas is heavier than air?  Who discovered that fast moving air is less dense than still air? Learn more about gases and science in this spectacular magic show, Wonders of Gases

Wonders of Gases
Showtimes: 
12PM - 12:50PM (FULL)
1:30PM - 2:20PM (FULL)


Saturday, May 13, 2017 -
11:00am to 2:30pm

Indigenous Archeology

Learn how First Nations people have made everyday objects out of wood, bone, stone, and cedar for thousands of years from a professional archeologist. Dr. Eldon Yellowhorn, Department of First Nations Studies, SFU and member of the Blackfoot Confederacy, will be on site to answer your questions and demonstrate flint knapping—making tools out of obsidian and stone. Drop in, no registration required.


Saturday, May 13, 2017 -
1:00pm to 2:30pm

From Broken Slates to Newfie Jokes: 150 Years of Canadian Women’s Comedy by Dr. Diana Solomon and Dr. Sean Zwagerman

How has Canadian women's humor changed over the past 150 years? We will investigate and take a deeper look at some of the issues involved in studying comedy and address some particular issues faced by female comic practitioners. We will also look at two iconic Canadian examples: Anne of Green Gables and Mary Walsh.

Speakers: Dr. Diana Solomon and Dr. Sean Zwagerman, English, SFU


Saturday, May 13, 2017 -
11:00am to 3:00pm

Science Rendezvous and International Astronomy Day

Science Rendezvous is the largest science festival in Canada that seeks to engage the public (and especially kids!) through interactive science activities, demonstrations, and laboratory experiences at various locations across Canada every year on the Saturday before Mother's Day. The 2017 event takes place on Saturday, May 13th in conjunction with International Astronomy Day, the Burnaby Festival of Learning and Science Odyssey.


Saturday, May 13, 2017 -
11:00am to 4:30pm

BC Heritage Fair

Student projects on Canadian history and heritage are up for display during the BC Heritage Fairs. Celebrate these exceptional students’ projects and explore our nation’s history. Join us at 3:30 pm for the Heritage Fair award ceremony.

BC Heritage Fair is happening on May 12th and 13th

First Nations Activity Centre
Learn from Coast Salish educators about the importance of Burnaby lands to local First Nations through stories, puppets and maps.


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