Halifax Wharf Rats perform this weekend at the Gulf of Georgia Cannery.
Photo courtesy Gulf of Georgia Cannery
The weekend awaits
Published 12:01 PDT, Fri July 19, 2019
A selection of events in Richmond from July 19 to 21
Here are some local events to check out this weekend in Richmond.
Music at the Cannery
Who: Halifax Wharf Rats (Celtic and East-coast Maritime music).
What: Live music performances happening every Friday night this summer.
When: Friday, July 19. Ticket sales start at 5:30 p.m. Show starts at 6:30 p.m.
Where: Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site
Price: $5 for youth (2-17) & $7 for adults
• Note: there is limited seating so it is advised to arrive early.
McFadden/Poirier Home Burger & Beverage Fundraiser (Ride to Conquer Cancer)
Who: Amy Poirier, Debbie McFadden & Garth McFadden
What: Fundraiser where the aforementioned will ride 200 kilometres to conquer cancer. Attendees and their friends can enjoy a 50/50 toss, silent auction (you can donate as well), and a toonie toss. All proceeds will be going to the BC Cancer Foundation.
When: Friday, July 19, 6 to 9 p.m.
Where: 10380 Athabasca Dr.
Price: $20 in advance or $25 at the door
Summer Picnic at South Arm Community Centre
Who: BC Cultural Diversity Association
What: Potluck picnic
When: Sunday, July 21, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: South Arm Community Centre (9020 Garden City Rd.)
Price: $10 for members, $15 for non-members, or free if you bring a dish to share
Who: Richmond Caring Place
What: Drop-in lunch for fathers & their children
When: Saturday, July 20, 10:30 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.
Where: Richmond Family Place (8660 Ash St.)
Price: $3 drop-in fee
Midsummer Members Rooftop Mixer
Who: Richmond Art Gallery Association
What: Summer sunset celebration at the Richmond Cultural Centre (held in the rooftop garden). Cocktails, a silent auction, finger food, and a performance by Kendall Gender, winner of Vancouver’s Next Drag Superstar 2017, and one drink ticket all included in the ticket price. All proceeds go to support RAGA education and outreach programs.
When: Friday, July 19, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: Richmond Art Gallery (7700 Minoru Gate)
Price: $10 for members, $20 for non-members
Who: Richmond Food Security Society
What: Workshop that teaches attendees how to successfully manage vegetables, weeds and insects with companion plants. Succession planting is also taught to help attendees grow more and for longer.
When: Saturday, July 20, 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Where: Terra Nova Red Barn (2631 Westminster Hwy.)
Price: $10 in advance, $11 the day of
Sing & Play in the Park
Who: Richmond Family Place
What: Gathering at the park for parents and children under the age of five where they can make friends, discuss various topics, and learn songs and rhymes.
When: Friday, July 19, 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Where: Steveston Community Park (4011 Moncton St.) or Richmond Public Library (Steveston branch) if raining
Price: $2 drop-in fee or pay what you can
Undertones of Green Exhibition
Who: June Yun
What: Exhibition of paintings by June Yun
When: Friday, July 19, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Lipont Gallery at Lipont Place (4211 No. 3 Rd.)
Janet & Jenny Book Signing
Who: Janet Walmsley & Jenny Story
What: Mother & daughter book signing. Janet Walmsley wrote The Autistic Author and Animator and Jenny Story wrote Dysnomia, both of which are best sellers.
When: Saturday, July 20, Noon to 9 p.m.
Where: Indigo at CF Richmond Centre
Ponies In The Park
Who: Richmond Nature Park
What: Pony rides
When: Saturday, July 20, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Richmond Nature Park (11851 Westminster Hwy.)
Price: $10/ride (cash only)
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