Get out and enjoy some of the best events Richmond has to offer this month, including Sink or Swim with Beverley Elliot, Remembrance Ceremony, and more. Here is our list of 10 things to do around Richmond this month.
What: A panel event focused on the economic impact of the film industry here in Richmond. The City of Richmond and Richmond Chamber of Commerce event will explore the many ways film production can benefit the local economy.
What: Did you know that mood changes can be a risk to your health? Learn the signs to prevent loss, grief, anxiety and depression. Speakers from Bounce Back and VCH nurses will be on hand to answer your questions.
What: The City of Richmond invites the public to observe and participate in the annual Remembrance Day ceremony. Parade will start at 10:20 am, and official ceremonies at the City Hall cenotaph will begin at 10:40 am. Two minutes of silence will take place at 11 am followed by wreath-laying. All in attendance are invited to a reception in the City Hall Galleria.
When: Saturday, November 11, 2017
Time: 10:20 to 11:30 am
Where: Richmond City Hall – 6911 No. 3 Rd., Richmond
What: The Cannery Farmers’ Market has products from local food producers and artisans who follow a “Make it, Bake it, Grow it, Catch it” philosophy. BC-produced vegetables, fruits, and meats are the central draw to this market, but there is also entertainment and guided tours of the heritage site (pay by donation).
When: November 12 and 26, 2017
Time: 10 am to 3 pm
Where: Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site –12138 Fourth Avenue, Richmond
What: The “2017 Report on Homelessness in the Lower Mainland” underscores the dire need for affordable housing and strategies to combat homelessness, an issue that extends well beyond Metro Vancouver urban centres. Learn more about the trends, and causes and conditions of homelessness, plus the local solutions and collaborative efforts aimed at reducing and preventing it.
When: Wednesday November 15, 2017
Time: 7:30 to 9 am
Where: Richmond Executive Hotel – 7311 Westminster Hwy, Richmond
What: Sink or Swim is an evening of songs and stories from actor and singer Beverley Elliot (Granny on Once Upon A Time). Elliott navigates the uncharted waters, big adventures, betrayals, and epiphanies that shape us all into the adults we become, and answers life’s big questions like “Why did I eat the fish food?”
What: Flying Dance Studios (FDS) was created by YingYing Wang and emerged into the Vancouver dance scene in 2007 as one of the few Chinese-run dance studios in the area. FDS provides classes for new and old-school hip-hop, street jazz, popping and locking all of which are taught by award-winning choreographers.
When: Sunday, November 26, 2017
Time: 7 pm
Where: River Rock Casino Resort – 8811 River Road, Richmond