Archives for July 2010

Food Bank Challenge


The SHARE Society is running its annual Christmas in July campaign until August 16, to help collect items for needy Tri-Cities families. Like last year, the campaign is taking the form of a challenge, in which local municipalities are squaring off to see who can collect the most food. The city that donates the most […]



BC Day Long Weekend in the Tri-Cities


It’s the BC Day long weekend! Here are just a few ways to get out and enjoy it right here in the V3H. What: Music on the Grill: Téa and Tamara Rhodes When: Thursday, July 29 with dinner at 7pm and the concert at 8pm Where: Evergreen Cultural Centre [map] The skinny: Téa was born […]



The Legacy of Terry Fox and Colourwheels


Beginning this Thursday, two art exhibitions open in Port Coquitlam – “The Legacy of Terry Fox” and “Colourwheels.” They can be seen for free at the Leigh Square Community Arts Village and run until September 20th. The Terry Legacy exhibit features all the t-shirts designed for the Terry Fox Run and other memorabilia including the […]



Pocket Markets


I am a big fan of the Coquitlam Farmer’s Market. It runs every Sunday from Mother’s Day until October 31 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm in the parking lot of Dogwood Pavilion, on Winslow at Poirier in Coquitlam. With summer at its peak, there is an amazing variety of fresh local produce available. And […]



Summertime, and Finding Fun is Easy


July is almost half over, and the summer just keeps heating up. To find out how you can enjoy the dog days here in the V3H, read on. What: Annie, Jr. and RENT When: Tuesday, July 20 – Sunday, July 25, with Annie at 1pm and RENT at 7:30pm daily Where: Evergreen Cultural Centre [map] […]



Children’s Art Festival on TheV3H TV


A few weeks back I headed out to the Port Moody Civic Centre to check out the Children’s Art Festival. Local artist Evelia Espinosa has been running the festival for the past 4 years. This year the festival has grown to 150 paintings from 55 students ranging in age from 5 to 16 years old. […]



What’s Up in the Inlet?


The What Swims Beneath program has been hard at work in Port Moody. You may have seen volunteers and researchers sporting chest waders and fluorescent green vests pulling, and dragging a huge net out in the water. They are working to document the local fish population. Port Moody Arm, including Tidal Park and the adjacent […]



Blue Mountain Music Festival and More


July is almost half over, and the summer just keeps heating up. To find out how you can enjoy the dog days here in the V3H, read on. What: Tamara’s Block Party When: Thursday, July 15 and from 4-7pm Where: Rocky Point Park [map] The skinny: Celebrate summer at the 5th Annual Tamara’s Block Party […]



Dinner & Dance for a Cause


A very special event is taking place at the Old Mill Boathouse in August. Daisy Ozga is finishing up her coursework in Entertainment Business Management at Vancouver Film School. For her final project, she’s putting together a fantastic event, and it’s all to benefit the Canadian Cancer Society. Dinner & Dance for a Cause is […]



Summer Reading for Kids


Now that school’s out, summer reading clubs are in at the local libraries. If you’re looking for a way to entertain and engage your children this summer, this is a great option. These are all free, drop-in programs, and no registration is required. Coquitlam Public Library For more information on any of Coquitlam’s programs, please […]

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