World Rivers Day

Date: September 22, 2019 (11:00 AM - 4:30 PM)

Join us for a free family-friendly celebration of our rivers and waterways. Activities include demonstrations, displays, tours, activities, crafts and music. Plus, enjoy carousel rides ($2.65 each) and a treat from our Ice Cream Parlour!

Interested in Volunteering?

The Lower Mainland Green team is recruiting volunteers to help remove invasive plants to celebrate World Rivers Day. They will be doing stream stewardship work on Deer Lake Brook, a waterway that bisects the museum grounds. Learn more »

All Day Fun!

Across the Pacific
The Stride Studios 
Experience the stories of Burnaby's Chinese- Canadian families in English, Chinese and Cantonese village dialect. 

Children's Craft
Real Estate Office
Come and create a delicate fish windsock.

Burnaby Waterways on Film
Central Park Theatre
Watch a movie in the theatre about Burnaby Streams and Rivers. 

Village Demonstrations and Displays
Stroll through our village of interactives and community displays. Learn about our shared natural environment and the importance of waterways in our communities. 

Scheduled Activities

BAG on a Bike
11-4pm | Burnaby Post 
The Burnaby Art Gallery will lead visitors in printing your own unique art projects. 

GinaLina
11:45am-12:30pm & 2:15-3pm | Vorce Stage
GinaLina is a Juno-nominated Children's Entertainer with her upbeat Kindie-Folk, Multi-lingual interactive songs rooted in nature, kindness and the power of community. 

Kellie Haines Ventriloquist 
1:05-1:35pm & 3:30-4pm | Vorce Stage & Orientation Plaza
Ventriloquist Kellie Haines is a multi-talented entertainer with a background in theatre, clowning, singing and dance. 

Nylon Zoo
11:30am-12pm, 12:30-1pm & 2-2:30pm | Meadow
Nylon Zoo is a choreographed participatory event which includes an exciting eco marine stories and fish creature.

Stories on Wheels
12-12:30pm, 1:45-2:15pm & 3-3:30pm | Bandstand 
Interactive tales are brought to life by a high-energy comic performer.