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Tuesday, May 8, 2018 -
8:00am to 3:00pm

SFU Exploration Day

SFU presents a day of learning catered for Burnaby high school students. On May 8th, high school students are invited to join a day of learning at SFU's Burnaby Campus. Students will experience various subject areas from Arts, Social Sciences, Sciences, Communications, and more!

More than 50 classes are being offered all day, there's tons of things to explore. 


Friday, May 11, 2018 -
9:00am to 1:00pm

Experience BCIT

Join BCIT for an interactive tour through the Burnaby Campus. Test out diagnostic medical equipment, work on your very own sheet metal project, and experience virtual reality.

This event is intended for Burnaby High School students. Seats are limited and can be only registered through Burnaby High Schools.

To register: Please connect with your Burnaby High School to RSVP. 

Friday, May 11, 2018 -
3:00pm to 5:30pm

Film Screening: Dream, Girl

Dream, Girl: The documentary film for women by women showcasing the stories of inspiring and ambitious female entrepreneurs. We know the names of Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, and Mark Zuckerberg. But what about the female entrepreneurs? What’s their story?

From brand new startups to million dollar industries, it’s time we stop telling girls they can be anything they want to be and show them what it means to be a leader.

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 -
4:30pm to 7:00pm

Film Screening: She Started It

She Started It is a feature length documentary film on women tech entrepreneurs, shot on location in Silicon Valley, NYC, Europe, Vietnam, Mississippi & more, that aims to highlight successful role models for young women. It is the first film to show the behind-the-scenes of running a tech start-up as a young woman.

Sunday, May 6, 2018 -
1:30pm to 4:30pm

Film Screening: Hidden Figures

Hidden Figures tells the incredible untold story of Katherine Jonson (Taraji P. Henson), Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer) and Mary Jackson (Janelle Monae) – brilliant African-American women working at NASA, who served as the brains behind the launch into orbit of astronaut John Glenn, a stunning achievement that turned around the Space Race. The visionary trio crossed all gender and racial lines and inspired generations.
Source: Twentieth Century Fox Film

Thursday, May 10, 2018 -
2:00pm to 6:00pm

Virtual and Augmented Reality Expo

Explore virtual and augmented reality applications being used in health sciences and other areas at BCIT. Try out the Vive and the Microsoft Hololens.

Sessions will be held at 2PM, 3PM, 4PM and 5PM.

This event is free, space is limited, register now to ensure you have a spot.



Saturday, May 12, 2018 -
1:30pm to 2:30pm

Salish Singing and Drumming Workshop

Join us in learning Salish social songs, drumming and dance. Fun for all ages!

Saturday, May 12, 2018 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm

Glow in the Dark Magic Chemistry Show 2 (2:00PM)

Witness the magic of chemistry through glow in the dark demonstrations and displays that not only explore the wonder of chemical reactions and changes, but also keep you at the edge of your seat with excitement!

Show #1: 12:00PM  - ROOM C9001
Show #2: 2:00PM - ROOM C9001

Saturday, May 12, 2018 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm

Health and Safety Before, During and After an Earthquake with CBC Meteorologist

Want to find out how to protect yourself and your family before, during and after an earthquake? Join CBC meteorologist, seismology expert and new author Johanna Wagstaffe as she talks about how to be prepared. Demonstrations and activities, including a chance to see a full earthquake kit and a pop up tent (right inside the library!) are included.

Johanna is the author of Fault Lines: Understanding the Power of Earthquakes, and the podcasts, "Fault Lines" and "2050: Degrees of Change" (about climate change).

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm

Rising Above: Discrimination and Hate

Theatre of the Oppressed - A Community Forum Theater play on the topic of hate and racism, where the audience is invited to participate in imagining how to better respond to the issues shown in the scenes and find solutions to difficult issues we all face. Through this form of theatre, it is with the participation and wisdom of the community that we explore and find solutions to difficult issues in order to create collective empowerment and resiliency in our environments.

This event is free, space is limited, register now to ensure you have a spot.