What's on: Community events in Richmond

September 7

6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Adult Climbing Night at Clip ‘N Climb Vancouver

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On the first Friday of the month, Clip ‘N Climb — located at 1751 Savage Road, Suite 120 — welcomes adults of all skill levels to turn down the lights, turn up the tunes, and enjoy an evening of climbing. Visitors can also join in the super challenges — the vertical drop slide and leap of faith.

Each session runs one hour, and guests are encouraged to book online at ClipNClimbVancouver.ca to ensure they have a harness. Entry is $19.

12 p.m. to 3:20 p.m.

Art History Series: Canadian Landscape, Inside Out – Session 1

This weekend’s art history series, hosted at Richmond Art Gallery, is taking a look at how the landscape of the West Coast has been represented and misrepresented in pictures, with examples from the end of the last ice age to today. 

The illustrated talk, which will examine a variety of geological and archaeological sources, and early landscape images up to contemporary art costs $5 to get in. Tickets are available on EventBrite.ca

September 8

1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Feast of Fields

Head over to Rabbit River Farms for Feast of Fields, featuring 50 tented food and drink stands. This year marks the culinary celebrations 25th anniversary and acts as a fundraiser for FarmFolk CityFolk which helps support local growers and sustainable food production.

Fuggles and Warlock and Monkey 9 Brewing will also be at the event serving up some local Richmond brews.

Adult tickets cost $99 and can be purchased on EventBrite.ca

September 12

2 p.m. to 6 p.m.

CFUW Richmond Membership Drive

If you’re at Brighouse Library next Thursday, head over to the Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW) information display to meet some of the members and learn about the Richmond branch of the national, 100-year-old club.

Each year, CFUW awards close to $1 million to women to help them pursue post-secondary studies. In Richmond, the organization awards five scholarships every year to young women who have graduated high school and are off to pursue post-secondary studies.

The club also hosts a variety of interest groups, such as book clubs, a walking group and bridge club.

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