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What’s going on in Burnaby: April 22–28

From trivia to soccer, there is so much to do in Burnaby!

By Marco Ovies | April 22, 2022 |5:00 am

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

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The Rec Room’s Trivia League hosted by Fandom Trivia


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Trivia fans assemble! The Rec Room at The Amazing Brentwood is holding a trivia night every Tuesday until June 14. This trivia night will use the big screen and ask loads of questions about films, music, general knowledge and more. Trivia will be led by Fandom Trivia and hosted by Daniel Chai and Jeff Porter. Trivia is free to play and there are many prizes to be won.

Address: 1920 Willingdon Ave Unit 2106, Burnaby

Vancouver Whitecaps FC 2 vs Sporting Kansas City II


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Watch the Vancouver Whitecaps FC 2 face off against Sporting Kansas City II this Sunday, April 24 at Swangard Stadium. Gates will open at 3 pm. with the kick-off happening at 4 pm. Tickets cost $10 and you can buy them online.

Address: 3883 Imperial Street — Please note, that this is the address provided on the City of Burnaby’s website. However, the easiest way to access the stadium is via the Boundary Rd parking entrance. See map here. 

John Lee Trio with Ralph Moore


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Watch multi-instrumentalist musical legend John Lee lead an all-star trio this Sunday, April 24 from 8–9:30 pm at the Shadbolt Centre for the Arts. Lee will be playing bass and be accompanied by Chris Gestrin on piano and Jesse Cahill on drums. Joining them will be Ralph Moore on saxophone for a night of music you definitely won’t want to miss. Tickets cost $35 for adults, $30 for seniors and students, and $15 for youth. You can also purchase a ticket to watch a livestream of the concert as well for $15.

Address: 6450 Deer Lake Ave, Burnaby

Arts Alive: Opening Night


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Visit the Burnaby Art Gallery this Thursday, Apr 28, from 7 –9 pm for the opening reception of Arts Alive. This year is the 40th anniversary of Arts Alive, which is a program that showcases student work in partnership with the Burnaby School District. This year’s theme was “Tapestry of Tales” and the students are sure to impress with their interpretation of the topic. Additionally, this event will be showcasing the work of seven Burnaby Senior Secondary students in the Artist Apprenticeship Program. This program was designed for students interested in a career in fine arts and invites them to create an exhibition of their work. This is the first time these students will present their work in a gallery setting, so be sure to go and support our future Burnaby artists.

Address: 6344 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby

Peace Country

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Head over to the Shadbolt Centre for the Arts from April 27–30 to watch Peace Country, a play that will explore intercultural friendship alongside “the challenges of making a living in the north and the fury they face from environmentalists in the south — all in the midst of climate change.” Tickets cost $35 for adults, $30 for seniors and students, and $15 for youth.

Address: 6450 Deer Lake Ave, 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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