EVENTS CALENDAR

The Fraser River Discovery Centre hosts and puts on a number of events each year, all designed to promote understanding and discussion of the living, working Fraser River.

 

Upcoming Events:

Faces of the Fraser – Archie Miller

Local Historian – Fraser River Stories


Date: Saturday, January 18th, 2020, 1:00 – 2:30pm
Where: Fraser River Discovery Centre
Cost: Included with price of admission

Join us for a return presentation and talk by one of New Westminster’s most popular figures – local historian Archie Miller!

 

Fraser River Stories – To start off 2020 Archie will offer a talk filled with Fraser River information of many types including river and port facts and firsts, cargoes in and out, shipping destinations and origins, fun facts and odd stories and wonderful and curious quotes and comments. All will show just how much our River connection has so much to offer. The session will be followed by a Q&A session with light refreshments.

 

Event attendance is free with admission to the centre, and payment can be made on the day, although pre-registration is appreciated. You can register on Eventbrite at https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/faces-of-the-fraser-fraser-river-stories-with-archie-miller-tickets-86174844279.

Super Saturdays – ‘Build-A-Boat!’


Date: Saturday, January 25th, 2020, 11:30 – 2:30pm
Where: Fraser River Discovery Centre
Cost: Included with price of admission

Taking place on the last Saturday of every month, Super Saturdays is a series of public programs geared towards family friendly experiences that explore different features of the Fraser River, from its booming industry to its diverse ecosystem.

Join us on January 25th to learn about the Fraser River’s tough little workhorse: the Tug Boat!

Learn about the vital role they play in the Lower Mainland’s economy and create & decorate your very own using simple origami techniques.

Family Day – Family Fun on the Fraser


Date: Monday, February 17th, 2020, 11:00am – 3:00pm
Where: Fraser River Discovery Centre
Cost: FREE (Donations gratefully accepted)

 

Come down to Fraser River Discovery Centre’s “Family Fun on the Fraser” to celebrate Family Day! There will be crafts, face painting and a chance to capture your family fun at our photobooth. You can also put on your scientist thinking cap and examine animal skulls or show off your target skills at our gold toss game! With activities for everyone, a day on the Fraser River is bound to be a lively time!

Super Saturdays – ‘Sturgeon Survival!’


Date: Saturday, February 29th, 2020, 11:30am – 2:00pm
Where: Fraser River Discovery Centre
Cost: Included with the price of admission

Taking place on the last Saturday of every month, Super Saturdays is a series of public programs geared towards family friendly experiences that explore different features of the Fraser River, from its booming industry to its diverse ecosystem.

Think you have what it takes to survive the Fraser River as a Sturgeon? Our resident ‘Ghosts of the Fraser’ have to go through a lot of dangers if they want to grow up, from hungry predators like Salmon and Eulachon to Climate Change heating up their watery home! Join us as we learn about some of these dangers in our fun and engaging “Sturgeon Survival” board game! Everyone is welcome to play – but can you survive!?

 

For more information on event dates, time, and location, check out our event calendar below: