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Rhododendron Festival

Sunday, May 6, 2018 -
11:00am to 3:00pm

Location: Deer Lake Park

The annual Rhododendron Festival promotes the long-term, sustainable, ecological health of our communities through a variety of entertainment, including rovers, mini-workshops, tours and more.

Cultural Cooks Tour

Sunday, May 6, 2018 -
11:00am to 12:00pm

Location: Crystal Mall

Join nutritionist Renee Chan and explore Burnaby’s Crystal Mall Market. Learn what’s in season and discover new flavours while you make your way through the market.

Arts Alive Exhibition Tour

Sunday, May 6, 2018 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: Burnaby Art Gallery

Enjoy a 30-minute tour of the Arts Alive and David Ostrem exhibitions, as well as a brief video about the history of Ceperley House.

Film Screening: Hidden Figures

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

Location: Burnaby Public Library - Metrotown Branch (Program Room)

Hidden Figures tells the incredible untold story of Katherine Jonson (Taraji P.

Tree-Ring Science

Sunday, May 6, 2018 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: Burnaby Public Library, McGill Branch (Program Room)

Every tree tells a story about its past. Learn how tree-ring science is used in the study of past climates or the histories of forest fires.

PechaKucha Night

Sunday, May 6, 2018 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm

Location: Shadbolt Centre for the Arts (Studio Theatre)

A fun community event where presenters share creative ideas PechaKucha style: 20 slides x 20 seconds each. We are beyond thrilled to announce Burnab

Work and Purpose in Later Life

Monday, May 7, 2018 -
10:30am to 12:00pm

Location: Burnaby Public Library - Tommy Douglas Branch

How is the changing world of work affecting older adults, and what role should work play in our lives, anyway?

Creating Happier, Healthier Children in Our Community by Developing the Storytime Skills of ECE Workers

Monday, May 7, 2018 -
2:30pm to 4:30pm

Location: Burnaby Public Library - Tommy Douglas Branch (Program Room)

Join BPL Librarians Carol Belanger and Jamie McCarthy for a presentation on creating lively circle times using rhymes, puppets, felts and pom-poms to foster early literacy in children. 

Mental Wellness + You

Monday, May 7, 2018 -
4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: Burnaby Public Library - Metrotown (Program Room)

Join us in a conversation about student mental health. We all know how stressed and anxious students can feel.

From Suburb to Metropolis: Burnaby in Transition

Monday, May 7, 2018 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: Fraser Room, Holiday Inn Express - Metrotown Location

The City of Burnaby has seen some extraordinary changes over last couple of decades.

Can a Strong Community Prevent Youth Radicalization?

Monday, May 7, 2018 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm

Location: Burnaby Public Library - Tommy Douglas Branch (3rd Floor Large Community Room)

Youth radicalization leading to violence has become a growing fear among Canadians.

SFU Exploration Day

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

Location: Simon Fraser University

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.

Physics in Action (Session 1)

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 -
9:30am to 10:20am

Location: Shrum Science Centre Physics 9416

Explore the secrets of Physics through hands-on activities and demos in static electricity, Faraday’s Cage, magnetic materials and Ampere’s Law.

Chemistry in Action (Session 1)

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 -
9:30am to 10:20am

Location: Shrum Science Centre Biology 7172

Discover the magic of Chemistry right from our lab and dive deeper into matter, its properties, physical and chemical changes, pure substances and mixtures (homogeneous and heterogeneous), separati

Biology in Action (Session 1)

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 -
9:30am to 10:20am

Location: Shrum Science Centre Chemistry 9051

Get your hands busy by learning the basics of working in a biology lab, working with a microscope on your own, dissecting out the seminal vesicles of an anesthesized earthworm and viewing some real

Tour of the Trottier Observatory (Session 1)

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 -
9:30am to 10:20am

Location: Trottier Observatory

Take a tour of the Trottier Observatory and Science Courtyard. Peek into the 0.7 meter reflector telescope that tracks distant galaxies billions of years old.

Should I or Should I Not? Ethical Decision Making (Session 1)

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 -
9:30am to 10:30am

Location: West Mall Centre 3533

Do you put much thought into how you make decision and the outcome? How would you react if confronted with something unethical?

Future of Cities (Session 1)

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 -
9:30am to 10:20am

Location: Robert C. Brown Hall 7100

Learn how technology and design can equip you with skills to build future urban spaces. Discover paths to become the next generation’s problem solver.

Fifty Shades of ... Snow? (Session 1)

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 -
9:30am to 10:20am

Location: West Mall Centre 3535

A question that's been asked for a long time is "How much does our native language affect the way that we think?" If I, a native English speaker, say that something is coloured blue, does that mean

Causal Conundrums for Criminal Culpability (Session 1)

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 -
9:30am to 10:20am

Location: West Mall Centre 2523

Whether and how much one is punished often depends on whether and how much harm one causes.

Making Ends Meet: Poverty Simulation (Sessions 1 & 2)

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 -
9:30am to 11:25am

Location: South East Classroom Block 1011 and 1013

THIS CLASS HAS BEEN CANCELLED

The Amazing Race: Education Edition (Session 1)

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 -
9:30am to 10:20am

Location: Education Building 8620.1

Calling all potential teachers!

How many English Majors does it take to screw in a Light Bulb? (Session 1)

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 -
9:30am to 10:20am

Location: West Mall Centre 3511

Nothing makes a joke better than being able to explain it!

Avalanche! (Session 1)

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 -
9:30am to 10:20am

Location: Saywell Hall 9152

Snow avalanches are a tremendous force of nature! They can break trees, destroy houses, close roads, stop trains, and kill people if they are in the wrong place at the wrong time.

Biology in Action (Session 2)

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 -
10:35am to 11:25am

Location: Shrum Science Centre Chemistry 9051

Get your hands busy by learning the basics of working in a biology lab, working with a microscope on your own, dissecting out the seminal vesicles of an anesthesized earthworm and viewing some real

Physics in Action (Session 2)

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 -
10:35am to 11:25am

Location: Shrum Science Centre Physics 9416

Explore the secrets of Physics through hands-on activities and demos in static electricity, Faraday’s Cage, magnetic materials and Ampere’s Law.

Chemistry in Action (Session 2)

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 -
10:35am to 11:25am

Location: Shrum Science Centre Biology 7172

Discover the magic of Chemistry right from our lab and dive deeper into matter, its properties, physical and chemical changes, pure substances and mixtures (homogeneous and heterogeneous), separati

Tour of the Trottier Observatory (Session 2)

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 -
10:35am to 11:25am

Location: Trottier Observatory

Take a tour of the Trottier Observatory and Science Courtyard. Peek into the 0.7 meter reflector telescope that tracks distant galaxies billions of years old.

Should I or Should I Not? Ethical Decision Making (Session 2)

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 -
10:35am to 11:25am

Location: West Mall Centre 3533

Do you put much thought into how you make decision and the outcome? How would you react if confronted with something unethical?

Be-A-"Mazed" (Session 2)

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 -
10:35am to 11:25am

Location: Technology and Science Complex I 9204

From tying your shoe to cooking food, everyday people use algorithimic thinking to complete tasks and solve problems.

Mystery and Magic of Blood (Session 2)

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 -
10:35am to 11:25am

Location: Blusson Hall 9920 and Blusson Hall 9650

See how the Faculty of Health Sciences looks at the diverse factors that impact health by looking at the topic of blood.

Future of Cities (Session 2)

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 -
10:35am to 11:25am

Location: Robert C. Brown Hall 7100

Learn how technology and design can equip you with skills to build future urban spaces. Discover paths to become the next generation’s problem solver.

History as Crap-detecting & Names, Dates -- and Music? (Session 2)

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 -
10:35am to 11:25am

Location: West Mall Centre 3513

History is used by those in power to make us conform, fit in, and do what we’re told. But history can also be used to challenge, rebel, and resist.

Dear Idiots and Romantics: Stop Trying to Film Moby-Dick (Session 2)

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 -
10:35am to 11:25am

Location: West Mall Centre 3517

Yes, you can make movies out of books, just not this one. Not now. Not ever. Why? Come and see. No knowledge of Moby-Dick necessary. Heck, I don’t even care if you’ve ever read an entire book.

What is Time? Philosophical Thoughts Experiments in Science Fiction (Session 2)

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 -
10:35am to 11:25am

Location: West Mall Centre 2521

Humans experience time as passing at a certain rate, unchangeable and universal. But is this how time *really* is?

Watch Your Language! (Session 2)

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 -
10:35am to 11:25am

Location: West Mall Centre 3517

Have you ever wondered how your brain figures out the language around you? How do you know to say fan-freakin'-tastic and notfantas-freakin'-tic?

Why Tomb Raider Is Terrible Anthropology (Session 2)

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 -
10:35am to 11:25am

Location: TBA

As badass as she is, Lara Croft makes a horrible anthropologist. Together we will look at the game to think about what we (don’t) do as anthropologists.

Good Jobs, Bad Jobs...No Jobs? Globalization, Automation and the Future of Work (Session 2)

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 -
10:35am to 11:25am

Location: West Mall Centre 3515

Are robots and AI really going to replace human workers soon? How are globalization and migration going to affect Canadian jobs in coming years?

The Amazing Race: Education Edition (Session 2)

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 -
10:35am to 11:25am

Location: Education Building 8620.1

Calling all potential teachers!

Physics in Action (Session 3)

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 -
12:25pm to 1:15pm

Location: Shrum Science Centre Physics 9416

Explore the secrets of Physics through hands-on activities and demos in static electricity, Faraday’s Cage, magnetic materials and Ampere’s Law.

Chemistry in Action (Session 3)

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 -
12:25pm to 1:15pm

Location: Shrum Science Centre Biology 7172

Discover the magic of Chemistry right from our lab and dive deeper into matter, its properties, physical and chemical changes, pure substances and mixtures (homogeneous and heterogeneous), separati

Biology in Action (Session 3)

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 -
12:25pm to 1:15pm

Location: Shrum Science Centre Chemistry 9051

Get your hands busy by learning the basics of working in a biology lab, working with a microscope on your own, dissecting out the seminal vesicles of an anesthesized earthworm and viewing some real

Tour of the Trottier Observatory (Session 3)

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 -
12:25pm to 1:15pm

Location: SFU Trottier Observatory

Take a tour of the Trottier Observatory and Science Courtyard. Peek into the 0.7 meter reflector telescope that tracks distant galaxies billions of years old.

How to Succeed on Exams (Session 3)

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 -
12:25pm to 1:15pm

Location: W.A.C. Bennett Library Room 2020

Whether the next big exams you write will be in high school, college, or university, this workshop will teach you study strategies shown by research to be the most effective.

Be-A-"Mazed" (Session 3)

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 -
12:25pm to 1:15pm

Location: Technology and Science Complex I 9204

From tying your shoe to cooking food, everyday people use algorithimic thinking to complete tasks and solve problems.This workshop will give you an intro to Computing Science and Algorithmic thinki

Found in Translation (Session 3)

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 -
12:25pm to 1:15pm

Location: West Mall Centre 3515

Ever Google Translate something and laugh at the result? Ever marvel at the fact that the Harry Potter books have been translated into almost 70 languages?

Why Tomb Raider Is Terrible Anthropology (Session 3)

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 -
12:25pm to 1:15pm

Location: Blusson Hall 10655

As badass as she is, Lara Croft makes a horrible anthropologist. Together we will look at the game to think about what we (don’t) do as anthropologists.

The Profoundly Puzzling Persistence of Persons (Session 3)

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 -
12:25pm to 1:15pm

Location: West Mall Centre 3511

Here is an obvious bit of reasoning: "I deserve to be blamed for a past wrong action only if I'm the person who did it. I deserve to be blamed for a past wrong action.

Dragon's Den Pitch Competition (Session 3)

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 -
12:25pm to 1:15pm

Location: West Mall Centre 3533

In this workshop teams will compete to develop and pitch a business venture in front of their peers. Do you have what it takes to impress the Dragons?

SFU Beedie School of Business

The Amazing Race: Education Edition (Session 3)

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 -
12:25pm to 1:15pm

Location: Education Building 8620.1

Calling all potential teachers!

Avalanche! (Session 3)

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 -
12:25pm to 1:15pm

Location: Saywell Hall 9152

Snow avalanches are a tremendous force of nature! They can break trees, destroy houses, close roads, stop trains, and kill people if they are in the wrong place at the wrong time.

Can You Make (and Break) the Stock Market (Session 3)

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 -
12:25pm to 1:15pm

Location: West Mall Centre 2521

Come participate in a simulated market and learn how economics help us understand how markets work, where prices come from and why Adam Smith's metaphor of the "invisible hand" captures the working

Physics in Action (Session 4)

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 -
1:30pm to 2:20pm

Location: Shrum Science Centre Physics 9416

Explore the secrets of Physics through hands-on activities and demos in static electricity, Faraday’s Cage, magnetic materials and Ampere’s Law.

Chemistry in Action (Session 4)

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 -
1:30pm to 2:20pm

Location: Shrum Science Centre Biology 7172

Discover the magic of Chemistry right from our lab and dive deeper into matter, its properties, physical and chemical changes, pure substances and mixtures (homogeneous and heterogeneous), separati

Biology in Action (Session 4)

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 -
1:30pm to 2:20pm

Location: Shrum Science Centre Chemistry 9051

Get your hands busy by learning the basics of working in a biology lab, working with a microscope on your own, dissecting out the seminal vesicles of an anesthesized earthworm and viewing some real

Tour of the Trottier Observatory (Session 4)

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 -
1:30pm to 2:20pm

Location: Trottier Observatory

Take a tour of the Trottier Observatory and Science Courtyard. Peek into the 0.7 meter reflector telescope that tracks distant galaxies billions of years old.

How to Succeed on Exams (Session 4)

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 -
1:30pm to 2:20pm

Location: W.A.C. Bennett Library Room 2020

Whether the next big exams you write will be in high school, college, or university, this workshop will teach you study strategies shown by research to be the most effective.

Be-A-"Mazed" (Session 4)

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 -
1:30pm to 2:20pm

Location: Technology and Science Complex I 9204

From tying your shoe to cooking food, everyday people use algorithimic thinking to complete tasks and solve problems.This workshop will give you an intro to Computing Science and Algorithmic thinki

Should Pornography be Legal? A Philosophical Inquiry (Session 4)

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 -
1:30pm to 2:20pm

Location: West Mall Centre 3513

Pornography depicts people as sex objects. It also has no artistic value. Should it be a crime for adults to create or to consume porn? Why? Why not?

Dear Idiots and Romantics: Stop Trying to Film Moby-Dick (Session 4)

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 -
1:30pm to 2:20pm

Location: West Mall Centre 3517

Yes, you can make movies out of books, just not this one. Not now. Not ever. Why? Come and see. No knowledge of Moby-Dick necessary. Heck, I don’t even care if you’ve ever read an entire book.

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