Top 6 things to do in Burnaby this weekend

Attend the 16th annual Korean Cultural Heritage Festival at Swangard Stadium on Saturday, Aug. 5 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. The full-day, family-friendly event boasts the best of both traditional and modern Korean culture, heritage and food. Admission is free. The stadium is at the corner of Boundary Road and Kingsway.

Learn about Coast Salish history during a First Nations cultural presentation at the Burnaby Village Museum (6501 Deer Lake Ave.) on Saturday, Aug. 5. T’uy’tanat-Cease Wyss, an Indigenous plant educator, will be sharing her knowledge with the audience. She’s a beekeeper, a community gardener and a guide with Takaya Tours, a First Nations eco-tourism venture. The presentation is on from noon till 4 p.m. Admission is free.

Are you a gamer? The Microsoft store at Metropolis at Metrotown is hosting a Halo 5 tournament on Sunday, Aug. 6 from noon till 5 p.m. The tourney starts at 1 p.m. Players who compete in one event will be eligible to participate in a raffle to win one of five Halo loot crates. All skill levels welcome. Spaces are limited, so RSVP at tinyurl.com/HaloRegistration.

Try some yoga at Brentwood Town Centre on Sunday, Aug. 6. This community yoga class is led by Yoga Spirit & Wellness every Sunday from 10 to 11 a.m. No experience is needed. Participation is by donation. Attend 10 classes and receive a free gift. The mall is at 4567 Lougheed Hwy.

Celebrate summer with MP Peter Julian and MLA Raj Chouhan at their annual barbecue on Saturday, Aug. 5 at Edmonds Park. From noon till 2 p.m., there will be free hot dogs and refreshments, live music and face painting for the kids. Bring a lawn chair and a water bottle. To RSVP, visit tinyurl.com/SummerBarbecue. The park is at 7433 Humphries Ave.

Just a reminder Monday, Aug. 7 is B.C. Day. Check out the Burnaby Village Museum for all the fun, including kids’ crafts, live entertainment and more. Drop in anytime between 11 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Gate admission is free. The village is at 6501 Deer Lake Ave.

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Send your weekend suggestions to Tereza, tverenca@burnabynow.com.

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