The Spare Parts Adventure Society brought its Pop-Up Playground event back to Tipperary Park on Sunday. Kids had a chance to get their hands on tools and create their own structures and equipment - and photographer Jennifer Gauthier stopped by to check out the fun.
New Westminster marked its annual Cultural Crawl over the weekend, with open houses and special events at galleries and studios throughout the city. The Record had photographers at two of them: The Gallery at Queen's Park on Saturday, and the Mad Hatters Tea Party hosted by Artists in the Boro and the Port Royal Community Garden Society on Sunday. Here are some of their photos.
New West residents woke up to the smell - and sight - of noxious black smoke this morning.
A barge containing old cars is ablaze in the Fraser River, and the smoke is travelling across the Lower Mainland.
Reporters Julie MacLellan and Cornelia Naylor were out this morning gathering images of the fire.
The crowds flocked to Westminster Pier Park on Saturday, Aug. 4 for Carnawest 2018.
Organized by the Brazilian Community Association, this free festival aims to promote the rich heritage of Brazil and features music, dance, food, sport, arts and a beer garden.
Photographer Rob Kruyt stopped by to check out the fun.
The Columbia StrEAT Food Truck Fest attracted thousands of hungry people from around Metro Vancouver on Saturday. There were more than 90 different food trucks to choose from, accompanied by live music and shopping.
New Westminster got a taste of Tatar culture on Sunday as the Tatar community celebrated with a Sabantuy festival, with songs, dance, games and more. (The Tatars, for the uninitiated, are the Turkic-speaking people living in the central regions of the European part of Russia, in the Volga region.) Photographer Jennifer Gauthier stopped to check out what the festival was all about.
Crowds turned out under hot and sunny skies for the Royal City Show and Shine on Sunday. Photographer Jennifer Gauthier stopped by the parking lot at the Justice Institute of B.C. to check out the action.
Uptown Live rocked the streets of New Westminster under sunny skies on Saturday, bringing the crowds out to enjoy four stages of entertainment, plus a beer garden, food trucks, art and a variety of family activities. Photographer Jennifer Gauthier stopped by to capture the fun.
The streets are alive with the sound of music, thanks to the Arts Council of New Westminster's Uptown Unplugged busking series. The program brings live performers to uptown locations on Saturdays and Sundays through the summer, from noon to 2 p.m. (Saturdays at Westminster Centre, and Sundays at Royal City Centre).
Throngs of people descended on downtown New Westminster Tuesday night to watch professional cyclists race around the city streets in the New West Grand Prix. Back for the second year in a row, the Grand Prix is part of BC Superweek racing series and puts racers to test on its tough course. Taking home the top spot in the men's race was Florenz Knauer while Sara Bergen came in first in the women's race.