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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. 


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! 

Friday, May 11, 2018 -
1:00pm to 1:40pm

Explore SFU Gallery

Come visit SFU Gallery for a short introduction to the gallery and the current installation, Lorna Brown's Reading (1990/2015). You will then be encouraged to go on a self-guided walking tour of the SFU Art Collection with our Public Art Guide. 

Saturday, May 12, 2018 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm

Racing Readers

Racing Readers puts F-U-N in learning. Interactive games, activities, and excercises are designed to improve physical activity, literacy, numeracy, and social skills.

Sunday, May 6, 2018 -
11:00am to 3:00pm

Rhododendron Festival

The annual Rhododendron Festival promotes the long-term, sustainable, ecological health of our communities through a variety of entertainment, including rovers, mini-workshops, tours and more.

This charming festival is produced by the City of Burnaby in collaboration with the Burnaby Rhododendron & Gardens Society. It presents a unique venue for both horticulture and arts groups. The silent auction and plant sales are always crowd-pleasing favourites at this fun-filled festival!