Giant flea market, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Maywood Community School, 4567 Imperial St. Lots of bargains and door prizes, concessions also available. Admission is $0.50, tables are $10. Info: 604-664-8208.
Spring thrift sale, Cliff Avenue United Church with Sae Nal Korean Church, 9 to 11: 30 a.m., 1600 Cliff Ave.
Free Buddhist seminar, "The Power to Change Comes from Within." Soka Gakkai International Association of Canada presents an introduction to Nichiren Buddhism, sharing practical insight into applying Buddhist philosophy in everyday life. 4 to 5: 30 p.m., Tommy Douglas Library, 7311 Kingsway. Info: www.sgicanada.org.
Japanese folk dance workshop, Shall we Japanese Folk Dance? Come learn some basic steps and a few easy dances and shine at the next summer festival or bon odori. No previous dance experience necessary. Male participants are most welcome.
Forever Edmonds Capsule Countdown, family-friendly event celebrating the rich heritage of the Edmonds' community. Event features entertainment, children's activities, crafts and light refreshments. Donations to Edmonds Seniors Society gratefully accepted. 10: 30 a.m. to noon, free admission.
Drop-in blood pressure clinic, including height/weight monitoring, health info and consultation, massage and socializing. Bonsor Seniors Centre, 6550 Bonsor Ave., 9: 30 to 11: 15 a.m. Info: 604439-1456.
Bottle drive, by the Grade 9 boys' and Grade 10 girls' basketball teams at Burnaby Central. Info: email bcss.lss@ gmail.com with your address and phone number so that volunteers can come by and pick up your recyclables. People can also drop off their empties at the school at 6100 Deer Lake Pkwy. between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.
Love Came Down at Christmas, as performed by the Amabilis Singers, 2 p.m., New Westminster Christian Reform Church at 8255 13th Ave. Tickets are $20 for adults and seniors, children under 12 are free. Tickets available from choir members or at www.amabilissing ers.org.
Saturday, December 15...Love Came Down at Christmas, as performed by the Amabilis Singers, 2 p.m., New Westminster Christian Reform Church at 8255 13th Ave. Tickets are $20 for adults and seniors, children under 12 are free. Tickets available from choir members or at www.amabilissingers.org.
Christmas Fun Fair, 11: 15 a.m. to 2: 15 p.m. Vancouver Urban Ministries fundraiser at the Wesburn Community Centre, 4781 Parkwood Ave. There will be 25 booths for various games all created and run by the high schoolers of Burnaby. Event also features a food concession selling pizza, samosas, chips and drinks, and an item signed by Michael Bublé up for silent auction. All proceeds towards the ministries' after-school one-on-one therapeutic program for underprivileged children with learning disabilities.
Chris Czajkowski: Ginty's Ghost, McGill branch of the Burnaby Public Library, 7 to 8: 30 p.m. B.C. author Chris Czajkowski returns with more revelations of wilderness life in the far reaches of the Chilcotin in her new book, Ginty's Ghost. Free event, but space is limited. Register online at http: //www.bpl. bc.ca/events/chris-czajkowski-gintys-ghost or by calling 604-299-8955, or in person at the library.
St.Helen's Bazaar, in the parish hall at 3871 Pandora St. 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Come and enjoy fresh homemade baking, lunch, dinner, crafts, Lucky 7, games for kids, silent auction, raffle and much more.
Tuesday, November 13...Author reading, Rahela Nayebzadah reads from her new book Jeegareh Ma at the Tommy Douglas branch of the Burnaby Public Library. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Free admission. No registration required.
Saturday, November 3...All Saints Anglican Church 100th anniversary, celebration dinner, 5:30 p.m. $35 per person. 7405 Royal Oak Ave. Info: 604-433-0815, email email@example.com or go to www.allsaintsburnaby.ca.
Thrift shop sale, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at South Burnaby United Church. Clothing, household items, books, toys and more.
Haunted Village - Halloween Hysteria, at Burnaby Village Museum. 6 to 9 p.m. Have fun with monsters, vampires, mummies and more. $14 for adults, $9 for children two to 12 years old. Entrance includes trick-or-treating for children and unlimited carousel rides for all. Tickets available at the door. Info: 604-297-4565.