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  • New West Craft Holiday Markets

    New West Craft Holiday Market

    Find a perfect gift at this free, family-friendly event! New West Craft is a handmade market hosted by the Arts Council of New Westminster. It...

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  • Lighting Up The Night

    Lighting Up The Night

    Join us at the Royal City Centre on November 15th at 6:00 pm as we throw on the switch for our Christmas lights. Enjoy hot...

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  • Lighting of the Fire Hall

    Lighting of the Fire Hall

    Join us at the annual Lighting of the Fire Hall at Queensborough Fire Hall – 1011 Ewen Avenue Featuring caroling, hot chocolate, pizza, and crafts....

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  • Wyldewood Christmas Faire

    This event is part of New West WinterFest 2019! Christmas is coming! We invite you to join us at the Wylde Wood Christmas Faire where...

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    Holiday Cookout

    We will turn our regular cooking night into holiday fun! Drop in to learn how to prepare desserts and side dishes and taste them too....

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  • Breakfast with Santa at QCC

    Breakfast with Santa at Queensborough Community Centre

    Celebrate the joy of Christmas with a delicious pancake breakfast and non-stop entertainment for all ages. There will be dazzling crafts to make and a...

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    Christmas Card Making and Tea

    Personalize your cards using a variety of scrapbooking and specialty art supplies. Parents and children will be able to make cards and a special craft....

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    Sunday Dance Committee Presents Christmas Dinner Dance

    Featuring live music by Gracie & the Band and a full roast beef dinner. Ages 50 + years. Doors open at 11:30 am 12:15 pm...

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    Christmas Craft Social

    Celebrate the festive season with some homemade Christmas baking. We will make hermit cookies with Christmas flare and peppermint sprinkle cookies. Ages 19+ years. More...

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  • Toy Drive Pancake Breakfast

    It’s that time of year again – time for our Annual Pancake Breakfast Toy Drive at the Paddlewheeler Pub! Join the Lower Mainland Purpose Society...

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  • Christmas Dinner Cruise

    Christmas Dinner Cruises

    Looking to plan a staff holiday get together or just looking for a festive night out with the family? Join us on Wednesday’s & Thursday’s...

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    Christmas Lunch

    Enjoy a hot turkey lunch with us! Advanced tickets for this special event are required and can be purchased from the front office. Dessert and...

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  • Handmade Heritage Traditional Hand Sewing for Christmas

    Handmade Heritage: Traditional Hand Sewing for Christmas

    Before the turn of the 20th century, Christmas ornaments were handmade. Learn how to sew basic stitches to create your own beautiful ornaments made out...

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    Christmas Cheer

    Travel back in time to the days of holly, ivy, and old St. Nicholas! Irving House is decked out in Victorian splendor for the holiday...

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  • New West Craft Night Market

    New West Craft Winter Night Market

    This event is part of the New West WinterFest 2019! Once again, this event is taking place across 2 locations: River Market and 100 Braid St Studios...

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    Intro to Stained Glass: Holiday Snowman Project

    Get all the basic steps down in this fun, short workshop with Corinne Leroux from Awesome Sauce Designs. Learn how to cut glass and use...

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