Stage 3 Water Shortage Response Plan In Effect Until Rescinded

Posted July 20, 2015

All forms of lawn sprinkling using treated drinking water are further curtailed. See the At A Glance Guide to know what type of water use is restricted under Metro Vancouver's Water Shortage Response Plan Stage 3 and is enforced by the City of Burnaby. Learn more »

No Smoking in Parks, Trails & Green Spaces | No Charcoal Barbeques in Parks

Due to the dry weather and heat that could result in fire hazards, the City of Burnaby advises all park users that there is NO SMOKING permitted in the Burnaby parks, trails and green spaces.

Charcoal barbeques in City of Burnaby parks and beaches are prohibited. At this time, only propane gas barbeques are permitted. Please check the city’s website for updates on whether all types of barbequing will be banned if conditions worsen. Learn more »

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Summer Fun at Civic Square

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Free! Summer Fun at Civic Square. Join us for concerts, outdoor movies, children's activities, community visual art projects and more!

Summer Sunday Concerts          

  6-6:45pm  7-7:45pm 
July 26 BC Chinese Music
Ensemble (traditional)
Deep Cove Big Band
Big Band Swing
August 2 No Show No Show 
August 9 Christie Rose
Walkman Brothers
Blues duo
August 16 Boris Sichon
World Music
The Vancouver
Thunderbird Chorus

Male Choir
August 23 Michelle Kwan
Guzheng (Chinese Harp)
Mohamed Assani
Sitar and Tabla
August 30 Shin Myung
Korean Drum Group
Nova Sol
Bosa Nova Style


Movies at Civic Square

Bring a blanket and enjoy an evening in the park. Rain or shine. Free admission.
All movies will be shown with open captioning to include families that communicate with sign language.

Join us Thursdays, 8:30-10pm

August 6  | 101 Dalmatians
August 13 | Grandma and her Ghosts (Mandarin with English subtitles)
August 20 | Tinkerbell & the Legend of the Neverbeast
August 27 | Big Hero 6

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Children’s Activities at Civic Square

Join our play leader for a variety of sports and art activities. For more information call 604-297-4572

Mondays, 2-5pm | Tuesdays, 5:45-8:45pm | Wednesdays, 2-7pm

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Community Visual Art Project

Work with a visual artist this summer on an interactive visual arts project. Weather permitting. No fee. All ages.

Tuesdays, 7-8:30pm | July 7, 14, 21, 28 & August 4 & 11

Summer Reading Club & Activities

Visit the Bob Prittie Metrotown for Library Storytimes, Lego, movies and other fun activities. For hours and information, call 604-436-5420 or visit


Contact Civic Square 

Kingsborough & McKay | Map
Located beside Bob Prittie Library
For square hours call 604-570-4000.