Archives for August 2009

Coquitlam Public Library Hosts Martini Tasting Challenge

I love books. I also love martinis. If you’re anything like me, then the Coquitlam Public Library has crafted the perfect event for you. On Sunday August 16 the Poirier Branch will be hosting a Martini Tasting Challenge from 3 – 6pm [map]. The event features local bartenders, who will create literary-themed martinis. Guests have […]

World Police and Fire Games

The World Police and Fire Games kicked off in Vancouver last Friday, and have been taking place at venues throughout the Lower Mainland all week. They will continue to run through to the end of Sunday, August 9. All events are free to watch, and no tickets are required, although a few competitions are closed […]

Port Moody and BC History

Today is BC Day! The holiday was created in 1974, primarily to give British Columbians a day off at the height of the summer. However, there is a happy coincidence because August 2, 1858 just happens to be the date when the mainland Colony of British Columbia was created. And so, in addition to enjoying […]

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