2018 events

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Lunch Time Yoga On The Dock
Relax and take in breathtaking views from the Britannia Shipyards docks during this unique yoga class. Alternative space provided during inclement weather. All fitness and yoga levels welcome. Drop-ins welcome.
Wed, May 9-Jul 4, 12:30-1:15pm, $52.80/9 sess, #2254992
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Historic Water Shuttle
Sundays only, July 8 - September 2, 12 - 4pm
Climb aboard the historic "River Queen" for a fully narrated nature and history tour of Steveston's waterfront. Stops include Britannia Shipyards and the public fish sales float in Steveston. Please call Vancouver Whale Watch: 604-274-9565 for details.

Maritime Discovery Summer Camp (6-10yrs)
Crafts, playing games and listening to sailor tales are just some of the fun and social activities in this maritime-themed program.
Mon-Fri, July 16-20, 9am-3pm, $165/5 sessions, #2394392
Mon-Fri, Aug 13-17, 9am-3pm, $165/5 sessions, #2394442

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Learn to Fish FREE!
Join the Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC and learn about when, where and how to fish, including: identification, ethics, handling, tackle and casting. Rain or shine. All equipment provided. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Registration is required.
Mon, Jul 16, 6:00-8:00pm, #2394293
Mon, Aug 13, 6:00-8:00pm, #2394294
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Steveston Folk Night
Enjoy live music from local musicians, coordinated through the Steveston Folk Guild at the scenic Britannia Shipyards.
For details, visit www.stevestonfolk.net.

  • Fraser Henderson
    Thurs, Jul 19: 7:30pm-9pm, Chinese Bunkhouse, $10 at the door
  • Simon Kempston
    Thurs, Sep 20: 7:30pm-9pm, Chinese Bunkhouse, $10 at the door

Richmond Maritime Festival FREE!
July 28-29, Sat & Sun, 10am-6pm
Celebrate Steveston's waterfront heritage with festival entertainment, maritime demonstrations, historic exhibits and vessel boarding at Britannia! Free and fun for all ages! Visit www.richmondmaritimefestival.ca for details.

Wooden Boat Rendezvous FREE!
Walk Britannia's docks and learn about historic vessels' contributions to BC's coastal communities and the environment.

  • Ex-Forester Vessel Squadron Rendezvous:
    August 4-5, Sat&Sun: 12-4pm
    Celebrate over 100 years of BC's coastal heritage by boarding the BC Ex-Forest Service Squadron of vessels and meeting their owners. From the dock, enter into the Seine Net Loft and see how the Steveston Maritime Modellers bring history to life through their hand crafted model ships.
  • Coastal Mission Boat Rendezvous:
    August 18-19, Sat&Sun: 12-4pm
    Explore the Mission Boats that served the coastal residents of BC and learn about the pastorial, medical and social services they provided. Join ARTCi for their 'Tidewater Tales' engagement activity and meet roving historical actors portraying the people who lived and worked at Britannia.

Richmond Carvers Demonstration FREE!
Sun, August 12, 12-4pm
Sat, August 18, 12-4pm

Drop by the Murakami Boatworks building for carving demonstrations by members of the Richmond Carvers Society.

Maritime movie in the Seine FREE!
Wed, August 29, 7:30-10pm
Experience a family friendly maritime-themed movie in the historic Seine Net Loft. Bring a blanket and enjoy some popcorn by donation!