FRIDAY, MAY 3
Trumpeter Tabletop Games Society, monthly gaming night, with a wide range of historical and Sci Fi/fan-tasy miniatures and board games. First attendance is free. Seconds floor, Bonsor Recreation Centre, 6550 Bonsor Ave., 7 to 11 p.m. For more information, go to www. trumpetersociety.com
SATURDAY, MAY 4
Open house, Burnaby North Lawn Bowling Club, 1 to 4 p.m. Come and join us for some lawn bowling. Easy to learn, affordable, social and fun. Open to all ages. Located at the north end of Confederation Park, Willingdon Avenue and Penzance Drive.
Edmonds Spring Clean Sweep, registration starts at 9: 45 a.m. in the parking lot of Gordon Church at 7457 Edmonds St. Clean Sweep runs from 10 a.m. to noon. BBQ provided by the Burnaby Firefighters Charitable Society and refreshments provided by Peter Julian, MP. For more info please contact Lindy McQueen at firstname.lastname@example.org.
SUNDAY, MAY 5
Author Sharon Hanna, at Tommy Douglas Library from 2 to 3: 30 p.m. to discuss her best-selling cookbook, The Book of Kale, a garden-to-kitchen guide that gives readers all they need to know to grow and cook this versatile green. Books will be available for purchase at the event for $25. This is a free event but space is limited. Register online at bpl.bc.ca/events, in person at Tommy Douglas Library 7311 Kingsway or by phone at 604-522-3971.
MONDAY, MAY 6
B.C. Fuchsia and Begonia Society, meets at 8 p.m., St. Helen's Catholic Church gym, at 3871 Pandora St. Refreshments will be served. For more information, call Fran at 604-391-3262 or Elaine at 604-299-5438.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 8
Kingsway Imperial Neighbourhood Association meeting, please join us as we work together to strengthen our neighbourhood to make it a better place to live, work and attend school. We invite and encourage all members of our community to join us to meet your neighbours, have some fun and work together "Building Our Community". Takes place at 5 p.m. in the community room at the Vancity Community Branch, 5064 Kingsway. For more information, go to www. KINAburnaby.ca or call 604786-2452.
SATURDAY, MAY 11
Japanese spring bazaar and plant sale, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Nikkei National Museum and Cultural Centre, 6688 Southoaks Cres. Free admission.
MONDAY, MAY 13
Navigating Your Financial Storm with a MAP (Money Action Plan), at the Bob Prittie Metrotown library branch, 6: 30 to 8: 30 p.m. Advance registration is required for this free event. Please call 604436-5400 or register online at www.bpl.bc.ca/events or call 604-436-5400.
The Burnaby Parkinson's support group, meets from 1 to 3 p.m. at Confederation centre, at 4585 Albert St. Wendy Scott, a nurse from Nurse Next Door, will speak to the group about balance.
SUNDAY, MAY 19
Boishakhi Utsab/Spring Festival, 6 to 10 p.m. at the Bonsor Recreation Complex banquet hall, 6550 Bonsor Ave. A Cultural Heritage of Bengal is celebrating Spring Festival. It will be an evening of fun-filled cultural activities. All ages, cost is $5/per person, Children under five years free.
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