The city turned out in force to celebrate New West Pride at the annual street party on Saturday, Aug. 17. The fun featured three stages of entertainment, a host of information booths, a variety of food trucks, kids' activities and much more - including, of course, Royal City Wrestling. Photographer Jennifer Gauthier stopped by to check out the fun.
Dogs and humans alike had a good time at Doggy Fun Day, held Sunday, Aug. 11 at Queeen's Park. The event, which returned for its 19th year after a one-year hiatus, featured a variety of fun activities for dogs and a number of shows and demonstrations, including dog agility. Photographer Jennifer Gauthier stopped by to check it out.
The weather may have discouraged some folks from turning out to Port Royal Community Garden on Sunday afternoon, but the annual Mad Hatters Tea Party was a success despite grey sky and drizzle. Artists in the Boro host the annual event - complete with hat decorating, art exhibition and sale, and a scrumptious tea with sandwiches and goodies - as part of the New West Cultural Crawl. Photographer Jennifer Gauthier stopped by Sunday afternoon to check it out.
New West residents got a taste of Brazil on Sunday, Aug.4, when the CarnaWest Brazilian Festival came to Westminster Pier Park. The festival - hosted by the Brazilian Community Association of B.C. and CarnaWest - featured a day of Brazilian dance, music, food, sports and arts. Photographer Jennifer Gauthier stopped by to check out the action.
Shadows and Dreams Theatre Company is back at the Queen's Park bandshell with its annual family-friendly take on Shakespeare. This year's production, The Comedy of Errors, is running for three weekends, with the final shows coming up Saturday, Aug. 3 and Sunday, Aug. 4 at 2 p.m. Photographer Jennifer Gauthier stopped by on Saturday, July 27 to check out all the fun.
Summer is upon us - and that means New West Craft has returned to the boardwalk outside River Market. The market is a great place to browse for handmade wares from local artisans.
If you missed Saturday's market, more markets are coming up July 6, July 20, Aug. 3 and Aug. 17, all from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
To say that it was a wet day for the Hyack International Parade on Saturday, May 25 would be an understatement. But, despite the soggy skies, participants and watchers alike caught the enthusiasm of the parade full of floats, marching bands, community organizations and various VIPs. Photographer Jennifer Gauthier dodged the raindrops to bring you this festive photo gallery.