What's happening in New West this weekend? Top picks for Feb. 1 to 3

1. Accompany artists with MACHiNENOiSY Dance Society as they move through different locations in Anvil Centre as part of their new contemporary dance performance, Fragile Forms. Part of the PuSh Festival, Fragile Forms comes to Anvil Centre from Saturday, Feb. 2 to Thursday, Feb. 7, with shows at 6 and 8:30 p.m. daily. There are only 30 tickets for each performance, so get them fast at www.ticketsnw.ca.

2. Start your weekend early and belt out a couple of classics at New West Sings!, a family-friendly singalong taking place at River Market on Thursday, Jan. 31 at 6:30 p.m. Quayside Voices will begin instruction of We Built This City at 6:40 p.m. (the singalong is at 7 p.m.) and will start instruction of Downtown at 7:30 p.m. (the singalong is at 8 p.m.). In addition to leading the singalongs, Quayside Voices will perform short sets at 7:15 and 8:15 p.m. River Market is at 810 Quayside Dr.

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3. Treat yourself to something new at New West Craft, a handmade market showcasing the work of local artists, makers and crafters. It’s on Saturday, Feb. 2 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at River Market.

4. Check out the latest featured exhibition in the New Westminster Museum in Anvil Centre, Getting the Word Out: Fake News from a Hundred Years Ago, which runs until April 28. You may also want to check out some of the special events planned around the exhibition, including a presentation on Feb. 9 and a printmaking workshop on Feb. 28. Details at www.newwestcity.ca – search for arts and heritage in the Services link. The museum is in Anvil Centre, 777 Columbia St.

5. Head to one of the local watering holes and watch Superbowl 53 between the New England Patriots and the Los Angeles Rams. It’s on Sunday, Feb. 3, with kickoff at 3:30 p.m. local time.

Email your Top 5 ideas to calendar@newwestrecord.ca or tmcmanus@newwestrecord.ca. You can also check out our full arts and events calendar listings on our website's homepage at www.newwestrecord.ca.

 

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