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5 things to do in Burnaby this weekend: April 7-8

What's going on in Burnaby this weekend? Here's five things to do.
Hunt for Easter eggs this weekend at two different Easter events.

What will you get up to this long weekend? Here's a taste of what's going on in Burnaby.

Easter in the City

Join the City of Burnaby’s “Hop into Easter” event, a fun community day of “easter games, face painting, arts and crafts and Easter egg hunts.”

The egg hunts will be at 10 a.m., 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.

When: Friday, April 7 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: Bill Copeland Sports Centre (3676 Kensington Ave.)
Cost: $2 admission

Studio Brewing, Nikkei Centre lager launch

Studio Brewing and the Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre have teamed up to create a yuzu rice lager, and they're celebrating with a Saturday beer launch.

When: Saturday, April 8 from 1 to 7 p.m.
Where: Studio Brewing (5792 Beresford St.)
Cost: Free admission

Easter Community Festival

The Point Church is hosting a family-friendly Easter community festival on Burnaby Mountain, with an egg hunt, face-painting, bunny ear headbands and a bouncy castle.

When: Saturday, April 8 from 10 to 11 a.m.
Where: SFU Academic Quadrangle, near the Terry Fox statue
Cost: Free

Babytime and Family Storytime

Meet with local families and play with your kids at Burnaby Public Library this Saturday. The library is hosting drop-in babytime for newborn to 18-month-old babies and their caregivers at 10:45 a.m. and family storytime for fun songs and stories at 11:45 a.m.

Parents are encouraged to come early and stay late for extra socializing. The library asks caregivers to keep children close and respectful of others’ personal space and to stay home if you’re feeling sick.

When: Saturday, April 8; 10:45 to 11:15 a.m. for babytime; 11:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. for storytime
Where: Burnaby Public Library, Tommy Douglas branch (7311 Kingsway)
Cost: Free

Rockband Karaoke at the Rec Room

Get a group of friends together and live out a rock star fantasy at the Rec Room.

With your new band, rock out on Rockband 4 on a real stage, for a live crowd.

If you’re looking for a group to play with, you can sign up to fill in on any instrument. No Fail Mode will be enabled to let everyone enjoy playing and listening through the full track.

Participants must use hand sanitizer prior to playing; crews will sanitize instruments between sets and microphone covers will be changed between singers.

When: Saturday, April 8 from 6 to 9:30 p.m., pre-registration at 5:45 p.m.
Where: The Rec Room at Brentwood (1920 Willingdon Ave., unit 21-06)
Cost: Free admission