This issue, for our staff's Top 5 (Or More) Things To Do This Weekend, we have some lovely ways to spend the long weekend, whether you love bargain hunting, organic produce or golf.
1 Get out for some family fun on Friday, May 25, at the Forest Grove Elementary spring fair from 5 to 8 p.m. There will be a cake walk, carnival games, face painting, a barbecue concession, a silent auction, entertainment, plants on sale and more. Proceeds go to the parent advisory council. The school is at 8525 Forest Grove.
2 Get hunting for bargains and treasures on Saturday, May 26 at the flea market at Confederation Centre, 4585 Albert St. The market runs from 9: 30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Information: 604-294-1936.
3 Swing by the Bitmakaly Women's Association monthly market, on Saturday, May 26 at Edmonds Community School at 7651 18th Ave. The market runs from 11 a.m. to 5: 30 p.m., and admission is free. Local resident Lubna Abdelrahman started the regular event to give immigrant and refugee women a chance to sell their wares, earn some money and pick up business skills along the way. Some typical items include African dresses, Islamic clothes, jewelry, traditional ethnic food, perfumes and handcrafted items. Info: 778-919-1208 or email email@example.com.
4 Check out the Burnaby Farmers' Market on Saturday, May 26, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. 4949 Canada Way. The market will have produce, baking (including some bannock) and more. There's also a kids' play area, a games table, a newspaper reading area and entertainment. Call Lyn, 604-318-0437 or see www.artisanmarkets.ca for more.
5 Mark the beginning of golf season at the Burnaby Golf Festival on Saturday, May 26, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Burnaby Mountain Golf Course, 7600 Halifax St.
The day's event includes a free clinic, demo and warm-up range balls. There will be refreshments, door prizes and a swap meet to trade your used clubs. For more information, go to www.golf burnaby.net.
Send Top 5 suggestions to calendar@burnabynow. com. You can also check out our online events listings at www.burnabynow.com.