Archives for April 2011

What’s Up in the Tri-Cities: ArtsConnect ArtWalk and More!


This week brings TONS of events all over the Tri-City Area. Art events, garage sales, and fundraising events round out this very full week of activities. What: Opening Reception for Clay for You When: Thursday, April 14 from 7:00-9:00pm Where: Place des Arts [map] The skinny: Clay for You is a group of ceramic artists […]



New Westminster – Coquitlam All Candidates’ Meetings


As you are no doubt aware, a federal election has been called for May 2, 2011. Candidates’ signs are popping up all across the Tri-Cities, politicians are out canvassing, and campaigning is in the air. My 6-year-old daughter is keeping track of how many signs she sees from the different “teams”, which she’s identifying by […]



Three Garage Sales and a Swap Meet


Last year, the city of Coquitlam cancelled Spring Clean-Up, leaving Port Moody as the last municipality in the Tri-Cities offering the service. This year, Port Moody has followed the lead of PoCo and Coquitlam (and most other Metro Vancouver municipalities) and cancelled their Spring Clean-Up as well. The reasons for eliminating the program include cost, […]



Links – Vancouver is 125 and Buckets for Salmon


Vancouver 125 Anniversary

We lead off this edition of the links with another link about us. The Coquitlam Now ran an article about our update to the Port Moody Museum library. If you’re seeing a pattern, the best way to lead off the links post is to talk about us, we’re quite easy that way. Thanks to the […]



What’s Up in the Tri-Cities: Wine Workshops, Informative Seminars + More!


Table 23 Coquitlam

This week in the Tri-Cities features several informative seminars as well as entertaining shows and events for young and old alike. Enjoy! What: Wine & Appetizer Workshop When: Thursday, April 7  from 6:00-9:00pm Where: Eden West Fine Foods [map] The skinny: Join John for a rare evening as he puts on his chef whites and […]



Port Moody’s Fingerling Festival Celebrates 20 Years


Fingerling Festival Port Moody 2011

On Saturday, May 7, 2011, from 11:00am – 3:00pm, the Port Moody Ecological Society invites the community to celebrate its 20th anniversary at this year’s annual Fingerling Festival at the Noons Creek Hatchery in Port Moody [map]. It’s the largest festival of its kind in the Tri-Cities, and you won’t want to miss it. Entrance […]



Port Moody Firehall Referendum


Port Moody Fire Referendum

It’s April Fool’s Day today, but the state of Port Moody’s Fire Hall No. 1 is no joke. Fire Hall No. 1 is the city’s main emergency response building. Last year, the Port Moody Fire Department responded to 1240 incidents, and 80% of those were attended to by fire fighters at Fire Hall No. 1. […]

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