Check out this free, multicultural celebration in Steveston on Saturday

With lion dances, drummers, highland dancing and more, the annual Pull of the Net: A Multicultural Celebration is back again for its third year this Saturday in Richmond.

On May 4 at the Gulf of Georgia Cannery in Steveston, this free, family-friendly event aims to feature performances, displays, activities and food the diverse communities that helped to develop the West Coast’s fishing industry.

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Not only will there be traditional dance and music from a variety of cultures, but there will also be workshops, demonstrations, crafts and food tastings.

Multi-lingual guided tours of the salmon cannery in English, French, Mandarin and Japanese will also be offered, along with viewings of a 25-minute documentary, “Ebb & Flow: Turning Points in West Coast Fishing History.”

Festivities are scheduled at the cannery, located at 12138 Fourth Ave., from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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