Tuesday, May 14, 2013

May in New Westminster

42nd Annual Hyack Festival

May 17–26, 2013

The Hyack Festival is the City of New Westminster’s premiere annual arts and cultural celebration. Festival Week events encourage affordable, multicultural and inter-generational activities so children, youth, adults and seniors can participate together in the ‘Spirit of Community’. Festival Week highlights include the Ancient and Honorable Hyack Anvil Battery Salute, May Day Celebrations, the DiverseCity Multicultural Festival, the acclaimed Uptown Live street festival and the iconic Hyack International Parade.
http://hyack.bc.ca 

Second Time Around Market

Saturday, May 18 from 9AM to 1PM

Holy Trinity Cathedral (514 Carnarvon Street)

For more information or table rental, contact Richard at 778-833-0068 or email verger@shawcable.com

11th Annual DiverseCity Multicultural Festival

Saturday, May 18 from noon to 6PM

Head over to Westminster Quay boardwalk for a full day of ethnic culture from all over the world. Enjoy a wide selection of foods, traditional dances and much more!
http://www.downtownnewwest.ca/



Royal City Farmer's Market Annual Fundraiser Dinner and Silent Auction

Conversations, connections and cuisine on May 23

Wild Rice Restaurant at the Quay
Discussions ignite creative ideas and this event is a great opportunity to engage in discussions with others who are also passionate about local food and supporting New Westminster’s local businesses. A $25 ticket will get you dinner and a drink, with a portion of the proceeds going towards supporting your local farmers market. 
http://rcfm.ca/2013/05/13/conversations-connections-and-cuisine-on-may-23/

New Westminster Public Library

Check out what's happening at the library this month. http://www.nwpl.ca/events_programmes/index.php