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SEPT. 30-OCT 2

Aphrodite's Open Studio & Fine Arts Exhibition

Internationally renowned European Master is offering Open Studio and exhibition in 2D and 3D forms as well as discussion about a variety of media, techniques, concepts and artistic expressions, philosophy and experiences.

Location: Artist's studio, Maple Road

Phone: 604-274-2556

Time: 11 a.m.-8 p.m.,

Friday 11 a.m. - 7: 30 p.m., Saturday and Sunday

SEPT. 30 - OCT. 2

Jeanette Jarville's Open Studio and Fine Art Exhibition

Visit the studio of contemporary artist Jeanette Jarville and see her latest large scale figurative paintings in the works.

Location: 13211 Steveston Hwy


Time: 12 - 4 p.m., Friday 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., Saturday and Sunday

SEPT. 30 - OCT 2

Raymond Chow's Art

Show And Tell

This open house showcases and covers Raymond Chow's visual works that focus on Hawaii, Richmond and Vancouver. His music performances will be excerpts from original manuscripts for upcoming movies "Mata Hari" and "Key to the Red Mansions."

Location: 144-11782 River Rd.

Phone: 778-689-0740


Time: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

SEPT. 30 - OCT. 2

Traditional Games in the Chinese Bunkhouse

Tour the last remaining Chinese Bunkhouse on the west coast and learn about the lives of the Chinese cannery workers in British Columbia.

Locations: Britannia Shipyards, National Historic Site, Westwater Drive

Phone: 604-718-8050

Time: 12 - 4 p.m.

SEPT. 30 - OCT. 2

VCCF - Richmond Lantern Festival 11: A Celebration of Canadian Culture Days and Heritage

The Association of Chinese Cultural Promotion celebrates Mid-Autumn Festival and a tribute to Culture Days.

Features 500 different lanterns and cultural functions.

Location: Minoru Park, 7191 Granville Ave.

Phone: 604-295-8728

Website: www.accpcanada. com

Time: 4 - 8 p.m., Friday

11 a.m. - 8 p.m., Saturday

11 a.m. - 6 p.m., Sunday

SEPT. 30 - OCT. 2

Free Wine and Cheese Tasting

Please join us for a free wine and cheese tasting session at Lulu Island Winery.

Sample up to five of our many wines. Feel free to stroll through our vineyard or have a picnic on the lawn!

Location: 16880 Westminster Hwy

Phone: 604-232-9839


Time: 10 a.m. - 6: 30 p.m.

OCT. 1 - OCT. 2

Experience the Arts

Come and meet our special guest - historian, City Councilor and author Bill McNulty who will be on hand to autograph copies of his latest book titled, Steveston - A Community History. There will also be live chamber music, exhibitions and demonstrations.

Location: Landsdowne Centre, 5300 No. 3 Rd.

Phone: 604-241-4091


Time: 9: 30 a.m. - 6 p.m., Saturday

11 a.m. - 6 p.m., Sunday

OCT. 1

Steveston Fire Hall Grand Opening

Please join us to celebrate the opening of the new Steveston Fire Hall. Events include official opening ceremonies starting, fire hall and fire truck tours, face painting, food.

Rain or Shine. Parking at Westwind Elementary School and the old Steveston High School located on No. 2 Rd.

Location: 11011 No. 2 Rd.

Email: [email protected] Time: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

OCT. 1

Histories Revealed: Salmon Can Label Designs

For October 1st, 2011 only, the Gulf of Georgia Cannery will display some of their extensive salmon can label collection, rarely seen before. Participate in can label activities and investigate the display; perhaps you too will discover a new story.

Location: Gulf of Georgia Cannery, 12138 Fourth Ave.

Phone: 604-664-9009


OCT. 1

Richmond Singers Open Rehearsal

The Richmond Singers celebrate their 40th anniversary. You can join in our rehearsal.

Learn vocal techniques and experience the first stages of learning new music for our Christmas concert. No prior experience necessary, both women and men welcome.

Location: Broadmoor Baptist Church, 8140 Saunders Rd.

Contact: Debbie Boulton

Phone: 604-241-9652

Time: 1 - 3 p.m.

OCT. 1

Danceability Studio Culture Days Open House

Meet our teachers and students, observe a demonstration class and see a performance.

Location: 101-2931 Olafsen Ave.

Phone: 604-270-9272

Website: www.danceability. ca

Time: 2 - 4: 30 p.m.

OCT. 2

Gateway Theatre Backstage Tours

We will give you a look behind the scenes at the Gateway Theatre! Space is limited per tour.

Location: 6500 Gilbert Rd.

Phone: 604-247-4979


Time: 12 - 4 p.m.

OCT. 2


Come to the Orchard, listen to musicians while you taste different apple varieties, partake in some apple art, a BBQ salmon lunch, and more.

Location: Gilbert Rd. at Dyke Rd.

Phone: 604-727-9728

Time: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

OCT. 2

A Little Taste of Home

Join Tonari Gumi and the Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site for free samples and experience a little taste of home.

Location: 12138 Fourth Ave.

Phone: 604-664-9261

Time: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

OCT. 5

Minoru Chapel Opera

Doors open 30 minutes before the show.

Price: $20/ adult, $18/ students and seniors

Purchase in advance at 604-276-4300 (Press 2) Quote course #198201 for 2: 00 pm show, #198202 for 7: 00 pm show.

Vancouver Concert Opera Co-Operative presents highlights from Bizet's Carmen. The story is set in Seville, Spain, and concerns the eponymous Carmen (Natalie Burdeny), a Gypsy who woos the corporal Don José (Frederik Robert) and the bullfighter Escamillo (Ed Moran). With their past performances described as "riveting,

Location: 6540 Gilbert Rd.

Phone: 604-276-4000

Website: www.richmond. ca/minoruchapel

Time: 2 and 7 p.m.