June 05, 2010

Busy Burnaby: Farmer’s Market, Hats Off Day, Deer Lake Ramble

It was a glorious Saturday with great weather - sunny but not hot - after several weeks of cool, rainy days here in Burnaby, BC. We celebrated with a grand tour of several places: the farmer's market at City Hall, the Hats Off parade and celebration along the Heights, a ramble all the way around Deer Lake, and topped if off with a balcony BBQ back home.

The Farmer's Market:

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Beekeeping is now allowed in many yards in Burnaby. Yay!

On to Hats Off in the Heights. We missed the parade but walked the street festival from end to end:

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A & W carhop mannequin on roller-skates :-)

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OK, I'm an environmentalist now, but in my youth
I skinned plenty of knuckles on V-8 engines - this one's
a beaut!

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We dropped by Deer Lake on the way home and walked a complete loop:

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The songs that burst forth from little balls of fluff are amazing!

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This young Canada Goose is starting to fill in with an adult's patterns

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An osprey soaring over the lake looking for a meal.
It's wonderful to see such magnificent birds right in the city!

Posted by Paul at June 5, 2010 10:25 PM