Join us Wednesday evenings this fall for a lively series on local history. Speakers include Burnaby Village Museum and Burnaby Archives staff, as well as local historians and environmentalists.
Paul Cipywnyk of the Byrne Creek Streamkeepers Society, Elmer Rudolph of the Sapperton Fish and Game Club, and Lisa Codd of the Burnaby Village Museum will talk about the history of Burnaby’s waterways as well as more recent conservation efforts.
Presented in partnership by the Burnaby Archives, the Burnaby Village Museum, Burnaby Public Library, the Heights Neighbourhood Association, and the Burnaby Historical Society. This talk will take place at Forest Grove Elementary School at 8525 Forest Grove. The other lectures in this series are:
Ladies of Deer Lake: the Women of Hart House & Fairacres
Wednesday, October 8, 7-8 pm
South Burnaby on Film: Home Movies From the Metrotown Area, 1930s-1960s
Wednesday, October 15, 7-8 pm
Edmonds Community History: Early History of the Area
Wednesday, October 29, 7-8 pm
Living on the Waterfront: Burnaby's Crabtown & Vancouver's Blenheim Flats
Wednesday, November 5, 7-8 pm
Advance registration for this free event is required. Please call the Metrotown branch at 604-436-5400 or register online.