There’s a definite feeling of spring in the air, and we can feel it in the events going on around Burnaby too! There’s another week chock-full of events coming up—here are some of the ones we’ve got our eyes on.
It’s your lucky day—The Rec Room is hosting a St Patrick’s Day party, and there’s no cover to attend! Head over for green beer, snacks, games, live music, and more.
Date: March 17 at 7pm
Address: #2106-1920 Willingdon Ave
Spring is in the air! Join GardenWorks Mandeville for a workshop to welcome the warmer weather You’ll learn to make a beautiful wreath made with moss and violas. Tickets here.
Date: March 18 at 11am
Address: 4746 Marine Drive Burnaby
Mark World Down Syndrome Day at Shadbolt Centre for the Arts this weekend! The program will feature the Burnaby premiere of feature documentary Lay Down Your Heart, along with screenings of short films Raising Ava Rose and Minding Your Own Business: Entrepreneurs with Down Syndrome. Stick around for a Q&A with the stars and creators.
Date: March 18 at 1:30pm
Address: 6450 Deer Lake Ave
A family friendly activity to get ready for Easter! Join BC Palette Art at The City of Lougheed for an Easter egg painting workshop. You get to paint and decorate two ceramic eggs, and the masters at BC Palette Art will fire and glaze it for you! Tickets here.
Date: March 18, 4-6pm
Address: #114-9855 Austin Avenue
Explore the beauty of the Fraser River! Join the Fraser River Discovery Centre at Fraser Foreshore Park for an hour of activities, art projects, and experiments as staff talk about the incredible biodiversity of the river. Pre-registration required.
Date: March 18 at 12:30pm or at 2pm
Address: 7751 Fraser Park Dr
Head to Steamworks Brewery and Taproom on Tuesdays to prove you know it all, and walk away with great prizes. It’s free to play—plus, there’s great beer on tap and great tacos at the newly opened Tacosaurus food truck right outside!
Date: March 21 at 7:3pm
Address: 3845 William St
Looking for something to get up to with the kids for Spring Break? Head to Burnaby Village Museum to take part in some awesome family-friendly activities, like community loom weaving, a steam engine demo and more.
Date: Until March 24
Address: 6501 Deer Lake Ave
A foodie’s favourite time of year! There are 49 restaurants participating in this year’s Bite of Burnaby festival, and menus to fit every budget. You can read more about Bite of Burnaby here.
Date: Until March 31
From the Burnaby Art Gallery: “This exhibition is a survey of the intricate, meticulous and visually-compelling work of Vancouver-based artist Karin Jones. Jones’ work ‘Worn,’ on loan from the Royal Ontario Museum, is a Victorian mourning dress crafted from synthetic hair, evoking the complexity of African identity shaped by colonial displacement, slavery and oppression.”
Date: Until April 16
Address: 6344 Deer Lake Ave.
This incredible Marvel exhibit featuring displays dedicated to all of your favourite Avengers is open at The Amazing Brentwood until late May.
But there’s lots more to see and do: guests will also complete training so they too can assemble with the Avengers! You can read more about the exhibit here.
Date: March 3-May 28
Address: 4567 Lougheed Hwy.