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Things happening in Richmond this weekend July 26-28

By Elizabeth Shushkovsky

Published 1:02 PDT, Thu July 25, 2019

This weekend is a big one, filled with tons of activities for couples, friends and family. Get out and have some fun this weekend, Richmond.

This weekend is a big one, filled with tons of activities for couples, friends and family. Get out and have some fun this weekend, Richmond.

Richmond Late Night Pick Up Basketball

Who: Basketball lovers

What: A drop-in basketball night at Thompson Community Centre

When: Saturday, July 27, 8 to 11 p.m.

Where: Thompson Community Centre (5151 Granville Ave.)

Price: Free

Website: https://www.meetup.com/Vancouver-Pick-Up-Sports/events/wzmtdryzkbkc/

 

Team #FugCancer Fundraiser 

Who: Fuggles & Warlock Craftworks 

What: A fundraiser that supports Team #FugCancer in the Ride to Conquer Cancer bike ride on Aug. 24 and 25. A ticket gets you a Nando’s BBQ lunch, a beer and a pair of swings at the FugCancer car. There will also be raffle tickets with prizes and a contest to win one of two new bikes. 

When: Saturday, July 27, 12 to 5 p.m. 

Where: Fuggles & Warlock Craftworks (103-11220 Horseshoe Way)

Price: $20 for a general ticket, $5 for entry to the bike contest, and $10 for five swings at the Fugging Car 

Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/367852667450080/

 

Baby Music Together 

Who: My Gym Richmond

What: Fun activities for parents and their babies. This includes gymnastics, circle time, a bubble storm and more. 

When: Sunday, July 28, 1 to 2 p.m.

Where: My Gym Richmond (#9 4751 Shell Rd.)

Price: $15 for members, $20 for non-members 

Website: https://allevents.in/richmond/my-gym-richmond-baby-music-together/200017607731720

 

4th Annual Bodhi Meditation Day 

Who: Vancouver Bodhi Meditation Centre

What: A family-oriented fair that focuses on community, happiness, compassion, environmental awareness and health. The event includes food trucks, live performances, a buy and sell market, healthy living seminars, meditation, a photo booth and more. 

When: Saturday, July 27, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. 

Where: Vancouver Bodhi Meditation (7740 Alderbridge Way)

Price: Free

Website: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/4th-annual-bodhi-meditation-day-tickets-65074370193

 

Community Day 

Who: Richmond Capstan Alliance Church 

What: An annual non-profit community event with the goal of instilling love and hospitality back into the community. The event will include food, bouncy castles, puppet shows, balloon twisting, games, face painting and plenty of prizes to win. 

When: Saturday, July 27, 1 to 4 p.m. 

Where: Richmond Capstan Alliance Church (3360 Sexsmith Rd).

Price: Free

Website: https://www.kijiji.ca/v-events/richmond-bc/community-day-free-admission/1446929756

 

Early Childhood Mental Health Program 

Who: Richmond Hospital and Richmond Family Place

What: A program on early childhood mental health.

When: Saturday, July 27 from 9 to 11:30 a.m. 

Where: Richmond Family Place (8660 Ash St.)

Price: Free

Website: http://www.richmondfamilyplace.ca/event/early-childhood-mental-health-program-in-richmond-hospital-4/

 

Women’s National Team Red & White Match 

Who: Women’s National Volleyball Team 

What: The Canadian senior team’s last match before they leave for Kaliningrad, Russia for their International Olympic Qualifying Tournament at the end of July. This inter-squad Red and White Match and BBQ is the team’s send-off party that will be followed with a meet and greet. The barbecue will include a beer garden provided by Fuggles & Warlock Craftworks. There will be on-court audience contests and trivia being played to win Team Canada swag (signed balls, clothing, and more), and door raffle prizes. 

When: Friday, July 26. Pre-Match barbecue is at 5:30 p.m. The match starts at 7 p.m. The entire event runs from 5:30 to 10 p.m. 

Where: Richmond Olympic Oval (6111 River Rd.)

Price: Youth match pass is $5, youth barbecue and match pass is $10, adult match pass is $10, and adult barbecue and match pass is $20 (includes one drink).

Website: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/womens-national-team-red-white-match-tickets-64825636223

 

PRIDE Drag Showcase 

Who: City Centre Community Centre

What: A family-friendly drag race in celebration of the LGBTQ2S community that features local dancers and performers. 

When: Saturday, July 27, 6:30 to 8 p.m. 

Where: City Centre Community Centre (5900 Minoru Blvd.)

Price: Free

Website: https://www.richmond.ca/newsevents/richmondcalendar/EventSearch/Event.aspx?EventID=12367

 

Richmond Maritime Festival 

Who: City of Richmond 

What: An annual family festival to celebrate Steveston’s waterfront heritage. This event includes artisans, exhibitors, performances and the iconic battle sail. 

When: July 27 and 28,11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Where: Britannia Shipyards National Historic Site (5180 Westwater Dr.)

Price: Free

Website: https://www.richmondmaritimefestival.ca/

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