Happy Sunday, residents of New Westminster! We hope you had a safe and relaxing weekend. With Monday coming quickly around the bend, we have compiled a list of fun activities coming up in New Westminster this week! Get out your calendar and keep reading!
Monday: Last Monday at the Movies (Tea With The Dames)
Mondays can be draining! So why not spend this one watching a wonderful movie? This month’s “Last Monday At The Movies” at Massey Theatre is a film anyone can enjoy. Tea With The Dames, directed by Roger Mitchel, features an immensely talented group of actresses, Dame Maggie Smith, Dame Judi Dench, Dame Eileen Atkins, and Dame Joan Plowright. Watch in delight as they discuss many topics under the sun while sipping tea (and the occasional glass of champagne!). You will get a fascinating glimpse into the intriguing lives and histories of four celebrated women of the industry. Click here to buy your tickets to the show. What a fun activity for a Monday evening!
Tuesday: Blind Date At Anvil Centre
We cannot think of a better activity to liven up a Tuesday night than taking in a theatre production as funny as this one! This Tuesday, head down to Anvil Centre to catch Blind Date! A brief synopsis: Mimi is a hilarious young woman who finds herself dating a new man each evening, and one of them may just be a member of the audience! Blind Date is a grand mix of theatre, improv and a whole lot of laughs! Tickets are available here.
Wednesday: Night in Scotland
This Wednesday, honour the great Robbie Burns with a “Night in Scotland!” This fun celebration will be held at Century House, and will be an evening filled with pipers, Scottish dancing, a delicious roast beef meal, and plenty of fun! This event is $21 per person for members of Century House and $25 for non members. What are you waiting for? Phone (604) 519-1064 to reserve your tickets today!
Thursday: Open Mic Night – Writers in the Night
Do you have a song in your heart just waiting to get out?! New Westminster has a plethora of local talent! Whether you’d like to perform something, or simply wish to be a spectator, you’re guaranteed to have a great time. Head down to Judge Begbies from 7pm to 11pm this Thursday for this awesome event. Judge Begbies also has a great food and beverage menu, so why not make a full night of it and go for dinner, too?
Friday: Paint & Sip Night
Are you always looking for fun new activities to do with your friends that are a little out of the box?! Paint & Sip Night is for you! Perfect for a girls night out, Paint & Sip Night allows you to test your creative abilities whilst chatting with friends and sipping on some wine. Head down to Braid Street Studios this Friday for a chance to paint the mysterious and beautiful Bonsai Tree. Tickets are available for purchase here. Not an artist? No problem! All levels of talent are welcome and the real point is to have fun!
Saturday: Fragile Forms
If Friday’s activity is “Paint Night,” then how about indulging in another art form for Saturday? “Fragile Forms” presented by MACHiNENOiSY, is a contemporary dance exhibit that allows spectators to take part in an exotic piece that combines “architecture, sound, visual and lighting design” by the talented dancers from both Canada and Finland. This performance was tailored specifically for Anvil Centre, so you will definitely leave feeling impressed and just a bit more cultured! Admission is $25 for adults and $15 for students and seniors.
Sunday: Super Bowl Sunday!
For some, the Super Bowl is a bigger holiday than Thanksgiving! Whether you’re that dedicated to the day, or you just enjoy being part of the celebrations that come along with it, there’s plenty of places to celebrate in New West on Sunday! Don your jersey (Patriots or Rams? Let us know in the comments!), indulge in some delicious pub food, win prizes, and more! These are the known restaurants in the area having Super Bowl events, click their names to be directed to their websites: Kelly O’Briens Neighbourhood Restaurant, Paddlewheeler Pub, The Terminal Pub, and the Sapperton District Taphouse. Whichever team you’re cheering for, you’re in for a fun afternoon at one of these neighbourhood joints!
There you have it, New Westminster! A week’s worth of exciting and unique activities to keep you busy this week. For more events taking place in New Westminster this month, check out the events archive on our website!