On May 2nd, the New Westminster Youth Awards will celebrate New West Youth. These awards are a ceremony designed to identify and recognize the accomplishments of youth within the City of New Westminster. There are six categories for youth accomplishments as well as one category for adults that have supported youth in their work towards success. The Youth Awards themselves … [Read more...] about The Kids Are All Right: Youth Week in New Westminster
(Who doesn't want to be able to start a post that way?) Join the Spare Parts Adventure Society at Hammer Time! A Pop-Up Fundraiser on April 27, 2018 at 7:30 at New Westminster’s River Market. Tickets are $20 per person and all money raised go directly to helping the Spare Parts Adventure Society bring more pop-up playground events to New Westminster’s parks and … [Read more...] about Stop. Hammer Time.
For the first time in its history, the PuSh International Performing Arts Festival is extending its programming to New Westminster with the launch of Club PuSh at the Anvil Centre. New West residents can still catch up-close two renowned artists creating major buzz in Canada and the US as part of this series. Showing off his three-octave range, US singer Joseph Keckler moves … [Read more...] about Cutting-edge artists from Club PuSh coming to a venue near you!
Check out this coming event from Mayor Coté, a B-Y-O-Lunch event happening on December 15 at City Hall in Council Chambers. No RSVP is required, you just show up and bring your lunch and topics for discussion and it's an informal chat. Mayor Coté admits this isn't his original idea. "This idea came from a recent meeting I had with the Mayor of Victoria, Lisa Helps. They … [Read more...] about Brown Baggin’ It! Join Mayor Coté for a lunchtime chat!
Come for the vibe – there is great fun. It’s a chance to meet your neighbours, chat with your friends, and compare purchases with strangers. Be inspired by the imagination and creativity of the artisans. They will tell you about their inspiration for the items, their pleasure in creating them and how they were made. You’ll have story to tell about meeting the artisan. … [Read more...] about Ten Reasons to Shop at Royal City Gogos’ Craft Fair
Though Halloween is classically meant to be eerie and dark, it is quite depressing when you live on a street that is deserted on Halloween. We moved into the 500 block on Kelly Street last summer and were very disappointed to have less then 10 trick or treaters come to our new home. Having grown up in a bustling Halloween street, I remember the magic, sense of community and fun … [Read more...] about Rest in Peace on Kelly Street