Archives for September 2009

Harvest Weekend

Since I have been keeping track of local events, I have noticed something. A trend, if you will. That is that the week preceding a long weekend is very busy. Since Monday, October 12 is Thanksgiving, that means that we can expect a lot of events to be happening this weekend in and around the […]

Taste of the Tricities

On Tuesday, September 15th I had the pleasure of attending the Taste of the Tri-Cities. This is a co-production, put on by the Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce and the Society for Community Development. Local businesses and non-profits run a hopping trade show and the sounds of jazz fill the Red Robinson Show Theatre. What was […]

Ioco Ghost Town Day

The Ioco townsite is an important part of Port Moody’s heritage. The name is an abbreviation for ‘Imperial Oil Company’, and the community was created to service the refinery that the company began operating in 1915 on Port Moody’s North shore. The townsite sprung up quickly around the refinery, with hundreds of families taking up […]

Trails, Rivers and Galas

Things just never slow down here in the V3H. Or, if they do, I haven’t noticed it. Now that everyone’s back from vacation the events just keep coming. So read on for some ideas of things you can do right here in your own backyard this week. On Thursday, September 24 the Port Coquitlam Fire […]

Port Moody Festival of the Arts and Ticket Giveaway

Now that school is back in swing and Fall is upon us, one of the largest events in the Port Moody calendar begins this week. The Port Moody Festival of the Arts takes place from September 24th to October 4th. A combination of art exhibitions and performances will have a little something for everybody in […]

Closet Addiction Birthday Bash Tomorrow

Our awesome inaugural sponsor Closet Addiction are celebrating their first year in business, and they are inviting everyone to join them. There will be free refreshments, garden vendors, someone will win a Prada Purse, and proceeds will support the West Coast Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund. Closet Addiction is Port Moody’s premiere designer clothing […]

Swinging Into Fall in the V3H

There’s a lot going on this weekend in the V3H. In fact, there’s pretty much something for anyone of any age. So read on, and see if there isn’t something to tickle your fancy. On Friday, September 18 Mackin House in Coquitlam [map] is celebrating its 100th anniversary with an Open House. From 1-4pm the […]

Life of Lucille Starr at the Evergreen

The gripping story of a local legend is about to hit the stage at the Evergreen Cultural Centre. Back to You: The Life and Music of Lucille Starr will be in Coquitlam from September 22nd-26th. Lucille Starr (born Lucille Savoie) grew up in Maillardville. With her husband/singing partner Bob Regan, they called themselves The Canadian […]

Douglas College Fall Fair

The David Lam campus of Douglas College is a great local resource right here in the Tri-Cities. In January of 2008 the Health Services Centre opened, expanding the range of courses and the number of students significantly. Together with the other campuses Douglas College has 14,800 students, 7500 continuing education registrants, and 1260 faculty and […]

A Weekend of Art and Trees

September is in full swing here in the V3H. The kids are back in school, there’s a chill in the air, and the farmer’s markets are overflowing with the bountiful harvest. And of course the fall social calendar is just revving up. On Friday September 11, the Port Moody Film Society will be showing La […]

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