Category: Community Events

Listings of the fun stuff taking place around us here in the ‘burbs.

Community Events

More Open Houses for Brunette Interchange Proposed Upgrade

The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure is holding two additional open houses regarding the future Brunette Interchange on Highway 1. The information at the open houses will be the same information that was presented at the first two open houses held on this project in early November. Members of the public are welcome to attend […]

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Open House to Explore Brunette Interchange Options

Although there are some people who live in New Westminster who would rather have all links from neighbouring communities completely severed, that doesn’t appear to be one of the options being considered by BC’s Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure. There will be two open houses at which the public’s feedback regarding the future Brunette Interchange […]

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Riverfest at the Fraser River Discovery Centre

The Fraser River Discovery Centre is pleased to announce the return of its annual RiverFest, Metro Vancouver’s biggest celebration of the environmental, economic and socio-cultural importance of the Fraser River. Riverfest will run from September 22 – 24th at the New Westminster Quay. Presented this year by Port of Vancouver, RiverFest 2016 will open with […]

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Burnaby Art Gallery; Public Library Offsite Exhibitions

The Burnaby Art Gallery (BAG) presents two summer exhibitions at public libraries featuring works on paper by local artists who have strong connections to the Malaspina Printmakers Society. These Burnaby Art Gallery Offsite Exhibitions present a selection of prints from the Malaspina Printshop Archives, a compendium of all works created at the print shop between 1977 and 1982. Matrix: […]

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BC Superweek and the Giro di Burnaby

On Thursday, July 14th 2016 (that’s TOMORROW!!!) the Giro di Burnaby returns to the Burnaby Heights neighbourhood for its ninth year. Professional cyclists from all over the globe will race on the fast and technical 1.3km closed loop course on Hastings Street competing for over $15,000 in prize money. Giro di Burnaby Schedule: 3:00pm – […]

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Joe Fafard Exhibition; Retailles 

Internationally renowned, Joe Fafard is one of Canada’s most recognized and prolific artists. Mr. Fafard is one of Canada’s leading professional visual artists and has exhibitions of a wide variety of work in galleries and museums across the country and around the world, including the United States, Great Britain, France and Japan. He is widely […]

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Coquitlam’s Tree Watering Bags

For the second year in a row, Coquitlam has installed watering bags to help out young trees and is inviting neighbouring residents to help keep the trees healthy by adding water to the bags during drier spells. The City of Coquitlam is committed to supporting a healthy urban forest that includes 2,800 young trees. To […]

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Canada Day in Coquitlam

While the neighbouring community of Burnaby is hosting their annual Canada Day celebration at Swangard Stadium, this year will be Coquitlam’s eighth Canada Day celebration and more than 60,000 people will gather in Town Centre Park on July 1st for ‘Coquitlam Celebrates Canada Day’.   The Canada Day celebration in Coquitlam’s Town Centre Park is a […]

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Coquitlam 125 Partnership; Keeping Waste Out of Landfills

As thousands of people prepare to attend the Coquitlam 125 anniversary celebrations this year, the City’s special events staff are devising a plan to keep more than a tonne of discarded food, packaging and other recyclables out of the landfill. A single large event such as Coquitlam’s Canada Day celebration can produce almost 900 kilograms […]