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10 things to do in Burnaby in March

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Daniel Chai Mar 07, 2017 12:12 am 1,962

Burnaby is packed with exciting events in March, from Spring Break to a flea market and everything in between. To get you started, here are 10 things to do around the city this month.

For more things happening around town, check out our events section.

Brewmasters Dinner with Bridge Brewing

  • What: A special Brewmasters Dinner with Bridge Brewing. Enjoy a sampling of craft beers and special menu items prepared just for the occasion.
  • Where: Club Ilia – 8902 University High Street, Burnaby
  • When: March 8 at 6 pm
  • Tickets: $40, reserve by calling 604-568-4993 or emailing [email protected]

Group Sandwich Making for First United Church

  • What: A dedicated group of men and women from the congregation gather to make sandwiches to be distributed from First United Church on Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. Help and support is always appreciated.
  • Where: Jubilee United Church – 7591 Gray Ave., Burnaby
  • When: March 13 (women) and March 23 (men) from 10 am to 1 pm
  • More Info: Please contact the church office for more details if you are interested in helping.

Spring Break at Burnaby Village Museum

  • What: Discover the past at Burnaby Village Museum’s Spring Break. Learn about lead type at the printshop, feel the heat of the blacksmith’s forge and more.
  • Where: Burnaby Village Museum – 6501 Deer Lake Ave, Burnaby
  • When: March 13 to 24 from 11 am to 4:30 pm
  • Tickets: Free admission. Carousel Rides only $2.65 each and Adventure Guides $6 each.

What a Young Wife Ought to Know

What a Young Wife Ought to Know

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  • What: Set in 1920s Ottawa, Hannah Moscovitch’s What a Young Wife Ought to Know tells the story of Sophie, a young working-class wife who has a lot to learn about love, sex and birth control. This play is both a vital examination of important women’s issues, and a love story that resonates with all audiences.
  • Where: Shadbolt Centre for the Arts – 6450 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby
  • When: March 15 to 18 at 8 pm
  • Tickets: Online, $29-$38

Leprechaun Toonie Skate

  • What: Ice skating, face painting, magical crafts and a pot of gold games.
  • Where: Bill Copeland Sports Centre – 3676 Kensington Avenue, Burnaby
  • When: March 17 from 2:30 to 5 pm
  • Tickets: $2, free for children three years and under. Skates and helmut included.

Spring Break Movie Matinee – Moana

  • What: From Walt Disney Animation Studios comes Moana, a sweeping adventure about a spirited teenager who sails out on a daring mission to prove herself a master wayfinder and fulfill her ancestors’ unfinished quest.
  • Where: Burnaby Public Library – Tommy Douglas Branch – 7311 Kingsway, Burnaby
  • When: March 23 at 1:15 pm
  • Tickets: Free. Best suited for Ages 5 and up, children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult in the room. Space is limited to 60 people, and will be on a first come, first served basis.

Beaver Watch

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  • What: Try to spot a beaver as it goes about its nightly work. Presented by Metro Vancouver.
  • Where: Burnaby Lake Regional Park
  • When: March 18 from 6 pm to 8 pm
  • More Info: Online, $8 per adult, $4.25 per child/youth/adult 65+

King of the Courts – Squash Tournament

  • What: The 25th annual King of the Courts squash tournament. This is a Squash BC “AA” sanctioned event that brings in players from all over the lower mainland. The tournament includes 3 guaranteed matches, a tournament t-shirt, a banquet dinner, door prizes, placement prizes and more.
  • Where: Bonsor Recreation Complex – 6550 Bonsor Avenue, Burnaby
  • When: March 23 to 26
  • Registration: Online

Flea Market

Burnaby Flea Market

Image: Burnaby Flea Market

  • What: Clean out your cupboards or find yourself a great bargain. More than 50 tables of pre-loved items are on display to comb through.
  • Where: Confederation Community Centre – 4585 Albert Street, Burnaby
  • When: March 25 from 9:30 am to 2 pm
  • Admission: Free for buyers

BC-Korea Business Connections with the Consul General of Korea – High Tea Kimchi

  • What: Part of Burnaby Board of Trade’s High Tea event series – business and culinary events that highlight opportunities in the Asia-Pacific, address relevant topics, and facilitate connections amongst our diverse business community. At this event, meet and connect with dozens of professionals from across our diverse business community, enjoy a delicious sampling of classic Korean cuisine, and hear special remarks from the Consul General of Korea Gunn Kim.
  • Where: Arisu Korean Barbeque – #203-4501 North Road, Burnaby
  • When: March 29 from 3 to 4 pm
  • Tickets: Online, $20

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Daniel Chai
Daniel is a writer and comedian based in Vancouver, BC.

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