10 things to do in Richmond this March

Feb 17 2019, 2:05 am

Collage Night, BC Golden Gloves Tournament, and more. Here is our checklist of 10 fun events in Richmond happening this March.

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

Adad Hannah – The Decameron Retold

What: Adad Hannah’s, The Decameron Retold, is a newly commissioned artwork by the Richmond Art Gallery based on the 14th-century literary work, The Decameron, by Giovanni Boccaccio. The medieval collection of novellas is comprised of 100 tales told over 10 days by 10 young women and men sequestered in a villa outside of Florence to escape the Black Plague.

When: Now to April 20, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Richmond Cultural Centre – 7700 Minoru Gate, Richmond
Admission: Free

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Cannery Farmers’ Market

What: The Cannery Farmers’ Market is Steveston’s indoor winter market, held at the Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site. This unique market features local food and artisan merchants, inside a historic cannery setting. Admission to the museum is free on market days, with guided heritage tours by donation.

When: March 3, March 17, March 31, April 14 and April 28, 2019 
10 am to 3 pm
 Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site – 12138 Fourth Avenue, Richmond

Coffee with a Cop

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What: Join your local RCMP members for a cup of java. There is no agenda or speeches. It is an opportunity for those in the community to meet and chat with officers in a casual 1-on-1 environment to ask questions about various issues in the community or other interests you may have regarding the RCMP. All ages are welecome.

When: March 4, 2019 
6:30 to 8:30 pm
Thompson Community Centre – 5151 Granville Ave, Richmond

Collage Night in the Gallery

What: Get together with friends and make art. Cut and paste while you chat, listen to music, and share a drink at Richmond Art Gallery’s Collage Night social for adults. This free event is for artists and art lovers to gather in the Art Gallery space for a social art night. Work on solo or collaborative collage works while listening to Guest Artist DJ Beaubien spin some tunes. All collage materials provided. Open to creatives of all skill levels. Cash only bar. For ages 19+.

When: March 7, 2019
Time: 7 to 10 pm
Where: Richmond Art Gallery – 7700 Minoru Gate, Richmond
Tickets: Online, Free

ELVIS ELVIS ELVIS: The Ultimate Tribute to the King

What: With his strong physical likeness to the King, talented vocal abilities and on-stage charisma, Shawn Klush was crowned world’s number one Elvis Tribute Artist in 2009. Klush performs Elvis Elvis Elvis, the Ultimate Tribute to the King at River Rock Show Theatre.

When: March 8, 2019
Time: 8 pm
Where: River Rock Casino Resort Lobby – 8811 River Road, Richmond
Tickets: Online

Community Movie Night – Mulan

What: A free screening at City Centre Community Centre. Light refreshments will be available.

When: March 14, 2019
Time: 6:30 pm
Where: City Centre Community Centre – 5900 Minoru Blvd, Richmond
Admission: Free

Gross Misconduct

What: A tale of revenge and redemption. Now in his early fifties, Deke has been in Millhaven Prison without a cellmate for the past twenty years. He is surprised and annoyed when Corey, a twentysomething rich kid, joins him in his cell. As a complicated bond slowly forms between the two unlikely cellmates, tensions rise as they debate the nature of their crimes, and the men must re-evaluate how they see each other after the true nature of their respective crimes is revealed.

When: March 14 to 23, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Gateway Theatre – 6500 Gilbert Road, Richmond
Tickets: Online

Spring Break Mystery in the Museum

What: Explore the historic cannery and find clues to solve the mystery of the missing fortune, ‘stolen’ from inside the safe of the Plant Manager’s Office, and set during the Great Depression in 1930. Offered throughout Spring Break from March 18 to 29, this activity is best suited for children 7 to 10 years old, and will be available on a drop-in basis.  One detective kit will be provided per paid Adult or Senior admission, for families or friends to share.

When: March 18 to 29, 2019
Time: 10 am to 5 pm
Where: Gulf Of Georgia Cannery – 12138 Fourth Avenue, Richmond
Admission: Adults $11.70, Seniors (65+) $10.05. Youth 17 and under are free of admission at all Parks Canada sites; all youth who enter must be accompanied by an adult.

Vancity Richmond Clothing Fix it

What: Bring your clothes that need to be repaired and a team of expert fixers will show you how you can repair the clothes yourself. Sewing machines, threads, needles and all sewing supplies will be provided on site. No experience necessary and all are welcome.

When: March 23, April 27, May 5, 2019
Time: 11 am to 2 pm
Where: Vancity Blundell Centre community branch – 6020 Blundell Rd Unit 130, Richmond,
Register: Online, Free

80th Anniversary BC Golden Gloves Tournament



What: Boxing BC presents the 80th Anniversary BC Golden Gloves Tournament in conjunction with World Champion Boxing Club and Sargeant Fitness in Richmond.

When: March 29 and March 30, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: World Champion Club – 12851 No 5 Road, Richmond
More Info: Online

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