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What’s going on in Burnaby: Sept. 2-13

From a local flea market to a free Latin cardio class, we're sure there's something on this list you'll love.

By Marco Ovies | September 1, 2022 |5:00 am

Are you looking for something fun to do? Here are some Burnaby events you might want to check out.

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Flea market

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On Sept. 10 you can head over to the Confederation Seniors’ Centre for a flea market. There will be more than 50 different tables for you to browse. Admission is free and the event is from 9:30am–1:30pm. We promise this event will leave you flea-ling great (well, at least better than our terrible excuse for a pun).

Address: Confederation Seniors’ Centre, 4585 Albert St.

South Burnaby Metro Club 70th anniversary

Celebrate the South Burnaby Metro Club’s 70th anniversary on Sept. 10 at the Bonsor Park and Recreation Centre from noon to 4pm. There will be an anniversary cake cutting, live music by Robert Stewart and Rainshadow, face painting, clowns, magicians, and even bingo at 3pm. This event is free and open to everyone.

Address: Bonsor Park and Recreation Centre, 6550 Bonsor Ave.

$3 Movies


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To celebrate National Cinema Day on Sept. 3, theatres across Canada are offering movies for $3. You can visit any Cineplex or Landmark Cinemas for this deal or one of the following theatres in BC:

Caprice Twin Theatres
Dunbar Theatre
Hollywood 3 Pitt Meadows
Hollywood 3 Surrey
Hollywood Cinema Caprice
Hope Cinema Café
Kootenay Centre Cinemas
The Roxy Theatre
Tillicum Twin Theatres

AFL Canada Cup


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Burnaby Lakes Rugby Club will host men’s and women’s teams from across the country on September 3 and 4 — all competing in the hopes of being crowned Canada’s best Australian rules football team. Everyone is encouraged to watch the games and there is even a chance for those interested in trying the sport. AFL Canada will be providing a free sixty-minute, introductory session on Sunday, September 4th at 12:15pm for both youth and adults at the Burnaby. You can find more information and a full schedule online.

Address: Burnaby Lakes Sports Complex, 3677 Kensington Ave.

Labour Day at Burnaby Village Museum

Learn about labour history through displays and activities at the Burnaby Village Museum on Sept. 5. There will also be live entertainment and free carousel rides throughout the day. Admission to the museum is free and it’s open from

Address: Burnaby Village Museum, 6501 Deer Lake Ave.

Piper Spit Bird Count September 2022

Whether you just want to learn more about the birds in your neighbourhood or are a pro bird watcher, you can join a park interpreter to watch the seasonal changes of birds at Burnaby Lake on Sept. 13 starting at 9am. This event is for anyone aged 15+ and you must register online to attend.

Address: Burnaby Lake Regional Park, 4519 Piper Ave.

SHAPE UP – Latin cardio

On Sept. 2 at 11am you can head over to the Lougheed Shopping Centre for a free cardio class open to all experience levels. This class will combine pop music with easy-to-follow moves and no equipment is required. You’re recommended to bring clean running shoes and workout attire, a water bottle (they promise you’re going to need it), and a positive spirit. You can find more details and register for this class online.

Address: The City of Lougheed Shopping Centre, 9855 Austin 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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