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Top five things to do this weekend

We're continuing with our popular feature -our staff's Top 5 (Or More) Things To Do This Weekend. We've moved publication to our Friday editions. For this week's feature, we have lots of free activities, from yoga and swimming to studio TV shows.

We're continuing with our popular feature -our staff's Top 5 (Or More) Things To Do This Weekend.

We've moved publication to our Friday editions. For this week's feature, we have lots of free activities, from yoga and swimming to studio TV shows.

1 Get breathing with free yoga classes. What better way to wind down after the work week than with yoga and deep breathing?

There are free yoga classes on Fridays, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Burnaby Association for Community Inclusion at 2702 Norland Ave. The sessions, which run all year, focus on postures and controlled breathing. Bring a mat, towel and water. It's absolutely free, no catch.

2 Get laughing with the studio audience for Mr. Young.

This one is for youth aged 10 and up. YTV is filming a family sitcom in Burnaby, and they need loud laughter in the studio audience on Friday nights.

The show is titled Mr. Young and features a child prodigy who teaches science to high school students. By being a part of the audience, you get to meet the cast, see how a TV show is made and feast on pizza. Free tickets are available for July 15, 22 and 29. Email mr. youngaudience@gmail.comto reserve a seat. Check out their Facebook page at www.facebook.com/mryoungtv.

3 Get swimming for free at Kensington pool on Friday, July 15, from 8 to 10 p.m. This swim is for youth aged 10 to 16 only. One dollar will buy a hot dog and beverage, courtesy of the Burnaby Association for Community Inclusion, which is running the barbecue. The Kensington outdoor pool is at 700

Hammarskjold Dr. For more information, call 604-297-4531.

4 Get hip with one of Canada's best known bands.

The Tragically Hip, well known for their hit New Orleans is Sinking, will be headlining at Deer Lake Park on Friday, July 15. The opening act is Hey Rosetta!, with the show set to start at 7:30 p.m.

This one, however, is not free. General admission tickets are $76.15 (after service charges).

5 Get sporty with the Simon Fraser University Highland 7s rugby tournament this Saturday, July 16, from 8:30 a.m. to about 6 p.m. It's part of B.C. Rugby 7s series. Or, feel free to check out the Burnaby Barracuda summer swim meet, which runs all day Saturday and Sunday at Central Park's outdoor pool.

- Compiled by Jennifer Moreau with files from Alfie Lau and Tom Berridge.

Do you have an interesting community event happening on the weekend. Send details to jmoreau@burnabynow.com and mention Top 5 in the subject line.

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