Archives for August 2010

Adventure Playground in Coquitlam?


On August 4 the Tri-City News reported that Coquitlam Council was looking at the possibility of bringing an adventure playground to the city. The city believes the opportunity provides additional recreational opportunities to the community, supports economic development through eco-tourism and may lead to enhanced services for citizens. The proposed park would use 5 acres […]



Late August in the Tri-Cities


The last week of August is upon us, and summer is slowly winding down. But the fun isn’t! Read on to find out what’s happening in the V3H this week. What: Port Coquitlam Southside Heritage Walk When: Thursday, August 26 at 6pm Where: Meet at Terry Fox Library [map] The skinny: Take a rain or […]



Place des Arts holding Ensembles Auditions


Do you know a young musician looking to step up their game? Place des Arts’ Saxophone Ensemble, and String Quartet are holding auditions for new members at the beginning of September. Ensembles develop players’ musical and technical skills while providing performance opportunities in a variety of settings. Participants meet new people and develop community connections […]



West Coast Wine Education VIP Wine Tour


West Coast Wine Education is the brain child of wine expert John Gerum. The company was created in 2004 from a desire to help the general public become more educated consumers in the world of wine. John worked in fine dining and luxury hotel management for 20 years. His focus on wine education led him […]



The Evergreen Line and Western Port Moody


The Evergreen Line is currently undergoing its environmental assessment. Once that is complete, the route will be finalized and a contractor will be selected, and construction is slated to begin in early 2011. The scheduled completion is in 2014. After years of broken promises, it looks like we will finally get rapid transit in the […]



Movies, Minnekhada and More


This is another busy week here in the V3H. Summer may be in slow decline, but the pace of events is holding strong. Read on to find out what’s happening here in our back yard! What: Summertime Concert at Dogwood Pavilion When: Thursday, August 19 from 7-9:15pm Where: Dogwood Pavilion [map] The skinny: Dogwood Pavilion […]



Coquitlam Crunch Challenge


Coquitlam resident Alexander Bell can’t stop climbing the Coquitlam Crunch, and on Sunday, August 29th, he’s going to be climbing it as many times as he can in one day for a good cause. Bell is teaming up with the Coquitlam Foundation to raise funds and awareness for initiatives that embrace diversity in our community. […]



Mid-August in the Tri-Cities


August is almost half over, can you believe it? I know I can’t. I also know that there is still plenty of summer fun to be had. Read on to find out more. What: Port Coquitlam Southside Heritage Walk When: Thursday, August 12 at 10am Where: Meet at Terry Fox Library [map] The skinny: Take […]



Korean Heritage Day Festival 2010


One of the highlights of the Coquitlam Festival circuit takes place this weekend. The 2010 version of the Korean Heritage Day Festival takes place this Saturday, August 14th. The site is open from 10am to 6pm at Blue Mountain Park (975 King Albert Avenue). The food will once again be fantastic, with Korean vendors serving […]



Cooking Classes at Eden West


The other day I found myself at Eden West in downtown Port Moody, on the hunt for a cherry pitter. Because it is cherry season, and I love cherries, but pits are the pits. Plus, my toddler swallowed a couple, and apparently they are mildly toxic. Luckily, the source who’d sent me to Eden West […]

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