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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. 

Click here and discover them all!

 


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 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm

Racing Readers

Racing Readers puts F-U-N in learning. Interactive games, activities, and exercises are aimed to improve physical activity, literacy skills, numeracy skills, and social areas. This program is designed for children in grades 2-5 (age 6-11).  

 

All events in the Burnaby Festival of Learning are FREE to attend. 

Those who are registered will be guaranteed a spot.  It is recommended to register in advance, others will be accepted on the day of if space permits. 


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.


Friday, May 12, 2017 -
11:00am to 11:30am

Storytime for Babies at McGill

Join Burnaby Public Library for lap bounces, songs, rhymes and fingerplays, for babies and the adults who love them!


Friday, May 12, 2017 -
2:45pm to 4:15pm

Training the Educators of Tomorrow with the Skills of Yesterday: Storytime Skills for ECE Workers

Learn from experienced children's librarians how to present a great storytime for your group or child! Find out all the tricks, check out recommended books, learn more about using the library with your group, and sign up for a group loan card (ECE workers only). This program is presented by the Children's Librarians of Burnaby Public Library in partnership with the MOSAIC Newcomers Centre for Children and Families.
  


Thursday, May 11, 2017 -
10:30am to 11:15am

Storytime for 3 to 5 Year Olds at Tommy Douglas

Stories, songs, and fingerplays! Perfect for kids who love stories and might even sit still for them! The first 15 minutes is a time to settle in, look at books with your child, play, and meet other families.


Wednesday, May 10, 2017 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm

Walk With Your Doc

Join Dr. Davidicus Wong for an inspirational 30-45 minute talk on the benefits of exercise and the importance of an active, healthy lifestyle. Afterwards, enjoy a invigorating community walk with some local physicians at the Confederation track. To be part of this important annual event, visit walkwithyourdoc.ca, click on the “Walks across BC” tab and scroll down to sign up for the Burnaby walk.
 

This event is part of the Move For Health Day


Wednesday, May 10, 2017 -
10:00am to 10:45am

Storytime for Toddlers

Songs, rhymes and stories for toddlers and the adults who love them at Burnaby Public Library! The first 15 minutes is set aside for families to settle in, look at books together, and meet other families.

No registration is required. Come early - space is limited. Caregivers must attend with children. Siblings welcome.