There's plenty of things to get up to in Burnaby this week. (ybulga/ Shutterstock)

What’s going on in Burnaby: April 15–21

From flower displays to egg hunts, there is so much to do in Burnaby!

By Marco Ovies | April 14, 2022 |5:00 am

Struggling to find something to do in Burnaby next week? Well, look no further! Here are five events happening around the city for you to check out.

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Easter Egg Hunt and Community Festival


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Head up to the SFU Trottier Observatory for a free Easter egg hunt and other Easter-themed activities. You’ll be able to make your own Easter bunny ears, draw with sidewalk chalk, get your face painted, join the Easter egg hunt, and if you’re lucky you’ll be able to meet the Easter bunny! This event is held by The Point and is happening Saturday, April 16 from 10–11 am

Address: 8888 University Drive, Burnaby

Burnaby Blood Donation Event

Sign up for an appointment to donate blood this Sunday, April 17 from 9:30 am to 4:15 pm at Byrne Creek Secondary School. Currently all blood donations are by appointment and you can sign up on the Canadian Blood Services website. Not only will you be doing something great for the community but you will be able to enjoy cookies and juice afterwards.

Address: 7777 18th St, Burnaby

Same Difference

Burnaby April 15 to 21
“Same Difference” is an audio visual experience you won’t want to miss (City of Burnaby)

Head over to the Shadbolt Centre for the Arts to experience “Same Difference” starting Tuesday, April 19 at 7 pm, This audio visual experience is based on the interviews of 12 refugees and immigrants of different backgrounds and age groups. According to the City of Burnaby website, this event will invite “audiences to stargaze upon themselves and their images within an evolving and seemingly boundless space.” Tickets cost $35 and you can purchase them online.

Address: Shadbolt Centre for the Arts, 6450 Deer Lake Ave, Burnaby

Wildflowers at The Amazing Brentwood

Head over to the Amazing Brentwood to view their latest display. Wildflowers is a faux floral display to show the beautiful colours of spring. Flowers line the Skybridge and make a great spot to snap a photo. This display is on until May 23 so be sure to check it out before it’s gone.

Address: The Amazing Brentwood, 4567 Lougheed Highway, Burnaby

Burnaby Central Railway

Burnaby Central Railway is opening its doors for the season starting April 15 from 11 a.m to 5 p.m. Enjoy a 2 mile outdoor ride in the woods, over bridges, and through tunnels on a miniature railway.  Tickets cost $4.50 per ride and all passengers must be 3 or older.

Address: 120 North Willingdon Avenue, Burnaby

Marco Ovies

Marco Ovies is Burnaby Beacon's Lifestyle Content Creator focusing on all things food, events, and fun things happening in the city.

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