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

What’s going on in Burnaby: April 8–14

From soft ball to cooking classes, there is so much to do in Burnaby!

By Marco Ovies | April 8, 2022 |5:00 am

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

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National Congress of Black Women Foundation Spring Food Festival

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There will be plenty of delicious foods for you to try (National Congress of Black Women Foundation /

Join the National Congress of Black Women Foundation for a tasty spring meal. There are plenty of options for you to order like their oxtail or stew chicken, both served with salad, rice, and peas. There are also cassava cakes, fried dumplings, coconut bread, and fried rice plantain to order. You can visit the event page to order your food and pick it up from the National Congress of Black Women Foundation’s office on Sunday, April 10.

Address: 4660 Beresford St, Burnaby

Cook with Love! Gnocchi Homemade Handmade with Chef Marzia!

Burnaby Events April 8 to 14
Learn to make authentic Italian meals with Chef Marzia (Posh Pantry /

This is your chance to learn how to make authentic Italian food from a real Italian mom and wife! At this class, you will make bruschetta with peppers and goat cheese, fresh gnocchi from scratch with a butter and sage sauce as well as a hearty authentic meat sauce, and a homemade Lemon Cheesecake. Tickets cost $89 and the class is on April 9 from 1:30 to 4:30 pm.

Address: 4548 Hastings Street, Burnaby

SFU Softball vs Western Washington University (Double Header)


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Watch Burnaby’s own SFU softball team take on Western Washington University this weekend, April 9, at 12 pm and 2 pm. Tickets cost $10 for adults, and $7 for seniors, and are free for all SFU students, staff, and faculty. Plus, there is free guest parking for all those who attend.

Address: 8888 University Drive, Burnaby

Unleash Energy: ENERGIZE Bootcamp

Join fitness and wellness provider Vanessa Barrett for this free fitness class. Anyone is welcome regardless of skill level and you must register in advance on the event page. Be sure to bring good running shoes, a yoga mat, and a bottle of water.

Address: 4567 Lougheed Highway, Burnaby

Marco Ovies

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

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