What happens when you cross a bike race with a mud bog? Queens Cross, that's what. Saturday’s driving rainstorm may have deterred all but the hardiest spectators, but dozens of riders from beginners to elite men and women relished the chance to battle each other and the elements at New Westminster’s Queen’s Park in the fifth race of the eight-race Vancouver Cyclocross … [Read more...] about Queens Cross
For Canada Day fun in New Westminster, head to Queens Park and the Quay this Wednesday, July 1. The festivities begin at 11:30am in Queens Park, with activities and displays from community organizations and live music in the Bandshell until 3:30pm. The spray park and petting zoo will be open as usual, so there'll be lots for families to do. Then, after 3pm head down to River … [Read more...] about Canada Day in New Westminster
Starting this week, writer Laura Grady is contributing a weekly selection of events, activities and other fun stuff to do around New Westminster. If you have an event to add to this list, or want to let us know about something that's coming up, please leave a comment to let us know about it! Opening this week Arts Council of New Westminster: Mermaids are Real Dive into the … [Read more...] about Happening in New West: Thursday, June 24-Wednesday, July 1
Summer heat came early with a May that was one of the driest on record, and it's only getting hotter. Thankfully, New West has a pretty great list of spray parks, splash pools and even a couple beaches where you can suntan on hot sand. Spray Parks: Open from 10am-7pm, Victoria Day to Labour Day Queens Park - A classic spot for summer fun, the thick trees of the park make it … [Read more...] about Stay cool, New West: Summer fun at spray parks, splash pools, and beaches
After the success of last year’s four outdoor movies at Queens Park, the City of New Westminster, G&F Financial and local realtor Derrick Thornhill have decided to expand to eight movies throughout the summer for a free community viewing series. Beginning July 12th, the community is invited to bring their blankets and/or chairs every Friday night to Queens Park Stadium to … [Read more...] about Parks, Culture, and Recreation Summer Movie Series Returns!
It’s a bargain-hunters’ Shangri-La, and I will attend every year for the rest of my life—but not for the bargains. Every May the Queen's Park neighbourhood hosts a community garage sale and it's one of the events that I really look forward to, but it's probably not for the reasons you'd think. Yes, you can get some absolutely fabulous bargains and it's no secret that I love … [Read more...] about Queen’s Park Garage Sale is about more than bargains