Summer's in full swing, so get out and enjoy the many activities in Burnaby. We're continuing with our popular feature - our staff's Top 5 (Or More) Things To Do This Weekend. For this issue, we have world class rugby, horses, a fair and a great multicultural event.
1 Get rocking to Florence and the Machine, scheduled to play tonight at Deer Lake Park. While the show is listed as sold out, tickets were still being released via Ticketmaster on Wednesday morning. Lead singer Florence Welch underwent treatment for a vocal cord injury last week, so check to make sure the show is still a go.
2 Get riding on Saturday, July 21 at the Burnaby Equestrian Centre's open house, running from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 9080 Avalon Ave. on the east side of Burnaby Lake. This event features pony rides, barn tours, free manure for your garden and information about the public lesson program and the facility. It's hosted by volunteers from the Burnaby Horsemen's Association, with support from the City of Burnaby. Bring some change for concession snacks and well-heeled
boots for pony rides. For more, go to www.bur nabyhorsemen sassociation. com or email burnabyhorse mensassocia tion@gmail. com.
3 Get celebrating the Edmonds City Fair, which runs from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday,
July 22 on Edmonds Street between Canada Way and Kingsway Ave. There will be a classic car show, a talent search and more. For information, go to www. edmondsfestivals.com or call 604-916-1869.
4 Get watching the Serevi Sevens Rugby tournament on Saturday, July 21 at Swangard Stadium. An elite field of eight will include the Seattle-based Serevi Selects, Burnaby Lake Rugby Club's Global Lighthouse, the Fiji Wardens, the Cayman Islands Maples, five-time U.S. champion OPSB of Seattle, Wings Fijian Select, South Seas and Edmonton. The star attraction is Waisale Serevi of Fiji, known as one of the best in rugby sevens. The tournament starts at 10 a.m. and runs all day. For tickets, go to www.van couverinter nationalsevens. com.
5 Get festive on Saturday, July 21 for the Ethiopian Community Summer Festival 2012, running from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Rene Memorial Park at 6961 Sperling Ave. Here's your chance to try some injera, the tasty Ethiopian bread or to participate in a traditional Ethiopian coffee ceremony. For more details email info@vancouverethiopia. com or call 604-210-2095 or 604-729-0448 or go to www.vancouverethiopia. com/festival201.
Email your Top 5 ideas to cal email@example.com. You can also check out our full arts and events calendar listings on our website's homepage at www.bur-