Archives for September 2010

Ioco Ghost Town Days and a Whole Lot More to Kick off October


September is almost over. Can you believe it? I can’t. Luckily, though, there are still plenty of ways to get out and enjoy Autumn here in the Tri-Cities. Read on to fine out more! What: Fall Fashion Show When: Wednesday, September 29 at 6pm Where: Hogan’s Restaurant [map] The skinny: Gather your girlfriends and come […]



SOCA Winners


Last week, as part of Taste of the Tri-Cities, the Society for Community Development presented the Spirit of Community Awards, or SOCAs. The winners represent a broad cross-section of the Tri-Cities, but they are all working to make this a great place to live. Read on to find out more about them: Environment – Elaine […]



Canadian Navy Centennial Closing Ceremonies


The Canadian Navy has been celebrating their centennial across Canada over the past few months. Port Moody has been host to many of these events throughout the summer. This Saturday, October 2nd starting at 11:30am, the closing ceremonies will take place at Rocky Point Park, and you’re invited to join in the celebration. All taking […]



Coquitlam Announces its Green Can Program


At long last, Coquitlam residents will be catching up with their neighbours in Port Coquitlam and Port Moody. The city has announced that as of Monday, October 4 they will be launching the Green Can program. It will be available to homes that currently receive the City of Coquitlam’s Yard Trimmings collection service. This new […]



Rivers, Trails, Sustainability and Much More!


Happy Wednesday, V3H. I hope you’ve had a good week. If not, take heart – next week is bound to be great, with all the cool events that are happening in our back yard. Read on to find out more. What: Future of the Region Sustainability Dialogues When: Wednesday, September 22 from 11am-2pm (lunch from […]



Evergreen Theatre Kicks Off New Season


At the corner of Lafarge Lake in Town Centre Park, the Evergreen Theatre has brought a cavalcade of stage productions to Coquitlam for the past 15 years. Instead of venturing downtown for an evening of theatre, many great productions make their way to the Tricities, and this year is no exception. The biggest change at […]



The Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup


The Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup is a grassroots conservation program that promotes understanding and education about shoreline litter issues. It does this by engaging Canadians to rehabilitate shoreline areas through cleanups. The program influences Canadians to act, becoming better environmental citizens. The movement started right here in Metro Vancouver, when the Vancouver Aquarium coordinated its […]



Terry Fox Run, Taste of the Tri-Cities and More


Fall is heating up in the Tri-Cities. Which seems appropriate, since this week we’ll see the season in. If you’re looking for something to do in celebration of autumn’s arrival, you’ve come to the right place. Read on to see what’s cooking here in the V3H! What: Operation HESTIA When: Thursday, September 16 – Sunday, […]



Terry Fox Hometown Run 2010


Hard to believe it’s been 30 years since Terry Fox first dipped his toe in the Atlantic Ocean and began the Marathon of Hope. Terry Fox set off to run across Canada with the goal to raise a dollar for every one of Canada’s 24 million citizens for cancer research. To date, close to $500 […]



TheV3H TV: Place Des Arts Ignite


We had the chance to make it out to Place Des Arts Ignite Open House this past Thursday. We detailed what was happening there in a post last week. Here’s our video of what’s happening at Place Des Arts this year. If you are thinking about taking some art or music classes, or just want […]

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