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What’s going on in Burnaby: Nov. 4-13

From blacksmithing to an art exhibit on dreams, these are some of the best Burnaby events you can attend from Nov. 4-13.

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November 3, 2022 | 5:00 am

Looking for something to do? Here are some of the best Burnaby events for you to check out.

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Edmonds Remembrance Day service

Head over to the Edmonds Community Centre on Nov. 5 from 1-3pm for a Remembrance Day service at the Active Studio. 

Address: Edmonds Community Centre, 7433 Edmonds St.

Dream Marrow

 

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Dream Marrow is an exhibit at the Burnaby Art Gallery that “explores the generative aspects of dreaming.” Contemporary artists Hana Amani and Audie Murray work across different mediums and “chart collective futures brought into being through expansive cosmologies. Dreaming, and other visionary acts, offer resistance to various forms of oppression, dispossession, and rule. Some of our oldest and most widely read tales, such as Arabian Nights, grew from the dreams of women resisting violence, and have since shaped political and social realities time and time again.” The opening ceremonies for Dream Marrow are on Nov. 10 from 7-9pm, or you can view it until Jan. 22. Entry is by donation with $5 being the recommended amount. 

Address: Burnaby Art Gallery, 6344 Deer Lake Ave.

Party in the Park!

Go celebrate Parkland’s fifth anniversary at Confederation Park on Nov. 5 from 11am to 6pm. There will be a free carousel to ride,  colouring and activities for kids, food trucks, live entertainment throughout the day, an opportunity to learn about Parkland and check out their new firetruck, meet local community vendors, take part in games, and more! You can go online for the full schedule or performers.

Address: Confederation Park, 250 Willingdon Ave.

Skate to Remember

 

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Visit the Kensington Complex on Nov. 11 for family-friendly activities and ice skating. Admission is $2 per person and free for children under 3. Skates and helmets are included in the admission fee.

Address: Kensington Complex, 6159 Curtis St. 

Little Miss Higgins

JUNO award-nominated artist Little Miss Higgins is coming to the Shadbolt Centre for the Arts on Nov. 4 from 8-10pm. She’s been making music for the last 15 years and plays a unique blend of early country, blues, jazz, and folk. Tickets cost $25 and can be purchased online.

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

Hooked on Blacksmithing

Perfect your blacksmithing skills with this intermediate blacksmithing workshop. Whether you want a drive hook, an over-the-door hook, or a plant hook, you’ll learn the skills necessary to make them. Students must have taken a beginner blacksmithing class before participating. This event is happening on Nov. 5 from 9am to 1pm. It costs $84.15 (or $75.74 if you’re a member of the Burnaby Village Museum) and you must register online

Address: Burnaby Village Museum, 6501 Deer Lake Ave.

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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