Saturday, August 14, 2010

Quayside Boardwalk Festival & Sale, Saturday, August 19

4th annual "Quayside BOARDWALK festival & sale"

Originated by the QUAYSIDE COMMUNITY BOARD (, the BOARDWALK festival & sale is pleased to welcome DOWNTOWN New Westminster BIA and their many merchants. The QCB is the largest residential board association representing over 2080 members.

Just off Quayside Drive along the Promenade (Boardwalk) beside the mighty Fraser River in the City of New Westminster. Over 5000 people are expected to stroll more than a kilometer along the Boardwalk from Reliance Court to the new River Market and further on to Hyack Spirit Square and up historical Columbia Street.

Saturday, August 21st, 2010 10am to 3pm -- Rain or Shine!

First, it is an event for family and friends to be together and enjoy an incredible day of shopping, recycling, fun, festivities, eating and so much more.

Second, the Boardwalk festival and sale is the largest recycling event in the lower mainland. The theme for this event is Recycle, Refill, Reuse and RESELL! 150 tables will display an abundance of quality goods for sale ranging from Kitchen items, Furniture, Books, Clothes, Sport Goods, Technology, Antiques, Collectibles and a plethora of bric-a-brac items. Items bound for new homes not destined for landfills.

Third, raising awareness of social issues such as Cancer (Run For The Cure For Breast Cancer), as well as monies for charities and not-for-profit organizations, is a critical component of this events history and future. Be sure to bring a few extra dollars for the Raffles and Hot Dogs for charity, as well as a can or box of non-perishables for the Food Bank.


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