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Tuesday, May 8, 2018 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm

Moving Beyond: Growing Past Stereotypes

Join our panel of local Canadian-born community members as they share their personal stories of moving beyond surface understanding toward a deeper awareness of welcoming communities. This event explores themes of racism, growth, forgiveness and becoming an ally. 

Hosted by: Burnaby Neighbourhood House

This event will take place in the 3rd Floor Large Community Room.

This event is FREE to attend. Seats are limiited, so register now to ensure you have a spot. 


Tuesday, May 8, 2018 -
4:30pm to 5:30pm

iTree

How valuable are urban trees? How can we determine the dollar value of the ecological benefits that trees provide? Come learn about an emerging tool used in managing our urban forests. Presented by Laurie Stott and Helene Marcoux, faculty in Forest and Natural Areas Management at British Columbia Institute of Technology.

The event will take place in the library's Program Room.

Hosted by BCIT.

This event is FREE to attend. Seats are limiited, so register now to ensure you have a spot. 


Monday, May 7, 2018 -
10:30am to 12:00pm

Work and Purpose in Later Life

How is the changing world of work affecting older adults, and what role should work play in our lives, anyway? This special Philosophers' Cafe will address retirement, purpose, and work for older adults.

Hosted by SFU Continuing Studies, Liberal Arts & 55+ Program

This event is FREE to attend. Seats are limiited, so be sure to get there early! 


Monday, May 7, 2018 -
2:30pm to 4:30pm

Creating Happier, Healthier Children in Our Community by Developing the Storytime Skills of ECE Workers

Join BPL Librarians Carol Belanger and Jamie McCarthy for a presentation on creating lively circle times using rhymes, puppets, felts and pom-poms to foster early literacy in children. 

The event will take place in the library's Program Room.

This event is limited to Early Childhood Educators. 

Hosted by: Burnaby Public Library

This event is FREE to attend. Seats are limiited, so register now to ensure you have a spot. 


Sunday, May 6, 2018 -
11:00am to 12:00pm

Cultural Cooks Tour

Join nutritionist Renee Chan and explore Burnaby’s Crystal Mall Market. Learn what’s in season and discover new flavours while you make your way through the market. Come ready to discuss recipes and creative uses of fresh foods. 

Hosted by Burnaby Village Museum

This event is FREE to attend. Seats are limiited, register now to ensure you have a spot. 


Sunday, May 6, 2018 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm

PechaKucha Night

A fun community event where presenters share creative ideas PechaKucha style: 20 slides x 20 seconds each. We are beyond thrilled to announce Burnaby's first PechaKucha Night. It is launching during the Burnaby Festival of Learning. On Sunday, May 6, we invite presenters to share their stories and creative ideas in the PechaKucha 20x20 format in a theme that represents health and wellness. Come join us! 

PRESENTERS


Friday, May 11, 2018 -
10:30am to 12:30pm

Sharing our Stories - Seniors Intergenerational Digital Storytelling

Would you like to make your own Digital Story about an event in your life? We are showcasing some wonderful digital stories created by Burnaby Seniors aided by Burnaby North High School Students and SFU Gerontology researchers. We will share the impact this process has had on the seniors, students and researchers involved. Come by and enjoy this interactive session and learn how to begin making your own story!

Hosted by: Burnaby Neighbourhood House, North

This event is FREE to attend. Seats are limiited, register now to ensure you have a spot. 


Wednesday, May 9, 2018 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm

This is Your Community: Personal experiences of living as a Muslim youth

Hear directly from local Muslim youth about how they work to prevent racism and discrimination. Connect with others through personal stories and videos.

Hosted by Burnaby Together: Organizing Against Racism and Community Table.

This event is FREE to attend. Seats are limiited, so register now to ensure you have a spot. 

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Monday, May 7, 2018 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm

Can a Strong Community Prevent Youth Radicalization?

Youth radicalization leading to violence has become a growing fear among Canadians. Although Canada has suffered relatively fewer acts of violence, this fear has intensified and a de-radicalization strategy is needed in the Canadian context.


Sunday, May 6, 2018 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm

Arts Alive Exhibition Tour

Enjoy a 30-minute tour of the Arts Alive and David Ostrem exhibitions, as well as a brief video about the history of Ceperley House. Tours start on the hour and half-hour mark, beginning at 1PM. 

Tour times: 1:00PM, 1:30PM. 2:00PM, 2:30PM

Hosted by Burnaby Art Gallery

This event is FREE to attend. Spots are limited, be sure to arrive early to get a spot! 


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