Archives for June 2010

Downtown Port Moody Passport to Summer

Today and tomorrow from 12 to 5pm, the merchants of Old Town Port Moody are hosting their annual Passport to Summer promotion. It’s a great way to get out of the car and discover what Downtown Port Moody has to offer, as well as enter to win a sweet Mexican Cruise. Here’s how it works. […]

Coquitlam Watershed and Kwikwetlem Sockeye

The Coquitlam River Watershed is one of many watersheds found on the north shore of the Fraser River here in Metro Vancouver. This watershed was shaped by forces of glaciation approximately 10,000 to 14,000 years ago. The Lower Coquitlam Watershed, below the Coquitlam Lake Dam, includes at least 30 watercourses. The two largest tributaries of […]

Mid-June in the Tri-Cities

So much is happening this week in the V3H. Read on to see what’s cooking in our backyard! What: Family Literacy Workshop When: Wednesday, June 9 from 1-4pm Where: Gallery Room, Winslow Centre [map] The skinny: Guest speakers Fiona Morrison and Jim Anderson will provide a broad overview of family literacy and will share some […]

Teddy Bear Picnic in Coquitlam

Next Sunday, June 13th, Town Centre Park in Coquitlam hosts the 21st annual Teddy Bear Picnic. This is one of the premiere family events every year in the Tricities, put on by the great folks at Festival Coquitlam. The day kicks off with the Teddy Bear Parade at 10am. The parade winds its’ way from […]

Miracle Weekend and ChildRun

Today I want to talk about an event that is not specific to the Tri-Cities, but that impacts local residents all the same. June 5 and 6 is the BC Children’s Hospital Miracle Weekend. During these two days, BC Children’s Hospital runs a massive fundraising effort in support of the hospital and the families who […]

Outdoor Pools and Spray Parks

Summer is coming fast, here in the V3H. And one of the best parts of the season is the chance to play in the water. There are outdoor pools and spray parks across the region that give us a chance to do just that. Read on to find out more about them, and when they […]

Early June in the Tri-Cities

June is here, and summer is on its way. And along with it, are lots of great events to check out here in the V3H. Read on to see what’s cooking in our backyard! What: Society for Community Development’s Annual General Meeting When: Wednesday, June 2 from 7-10pm Where: Inlet Theatre [map] The skinny: Keynote […]

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