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Catch a ride at Burnaby Village

While there aren't actual time machines at the Burnaby Village Museum, there is the opportunity to be transported into the past this weekend.

Time travel at Nelson

This Thursday and Friday, Nelson Elementary is celebrating a century of learning since the Burnaby school opened in 1912.


The oral interviews conducted by historians in Burnaby 40 years ago, along with a documentary on five of Burnaby's freemen - From the Heart: The Freeman Legacy - preserved the voices of residents who lived here in the 1920s, '30s and '40s.

Get creative with a variety of pasta sauces

In previous columns I have suggested on a number of occasions that one should try their hand at making fresh pasta instead of always relying on purchasing it dry from a bag or box.

Financial forum for women tomorrow

Divorce, widowhood and making less money than men are some of the financial issues affecting women. These issues are part of the focus of seminars put on annually by the World Financial Group, according to group associate Anita Voth.

Plant some big blooming bulbs

There are several reasons why large flowered tulips are so popular for spring gardens - their flamboyant colour mixes, their hardiness and the way that mixing different hybrids can bring ever changing floral designs from April to June.

Keeping it clean for Burnaby's Eagle Creek

A group of residents in North Burnaby got busy cleaning up creek area
Metrotown unit garners more than list price

Metrotown unit garners more than list price

Driving force in city honoured

Driving force in city honoured

By his count, Burnaby resident and veteran truck racer Keith Whitter has had 150 cars in his life, some for driving, but many more for racing.

Getting up close

On the hunt: Mike Bailey from neighbouring New Westminster was out at the Piper Spit area at Burnaby Lake hoping to get some shots of birds.