What’s Up in the Tri-Cities: The Price is Right, Korean Dance Festival + More!


Who doesn’t love pizza and The Price is Right? We’ve got events that scratch both itches this week in the Tri-Cities. And, of course, we have Victoria Day on Monday. Who doesn’t love a long weekend?

What: Tri-Cities Chamber Business After 5 Reception
When: Thursday, May 19 from 5:00-6:30pm
Where: Me-N-Ed’s Pizza Parlor, 2233 McAllister Avenue, Port Coquitlam [map]
The skinny: Mix ‘n mingle with us as we are on-site at our “2010 Small Business of the Year”, Me-n-Ed’s Pizza Parlour located conveniently on McAllister Avenue in Port Coquitlam. Our “Business After 5″ Networking is a great way to both meet new faces and touch base with current business relations. Pizza samples and refreshments will be available. Remember to bring PLENTY of business cards.
More info: www.tricitieschamber.com

What: Opening Reception
When: Thursday, May 19 from 5:00-7:00pm
Where: Leigh Square [map]
The skinny: Kindness artist Joseph Bankier and twenty- nine students from Ms. Selden’s Art 10 class at Riverside Secondary have created a collection of mixed media works that explores messages about kindness, specifically – kindness to self, others, environment and nature.
More info: 604-927-8400

What: Basic Light Urban Search and Rescue
When: Thursday, May 19 from 7:00-9:00pm
Where: No. 1 Fire Hall – Port Coquitlam [map]
The skinny: If someone is trapped in a home during a disaster, do you know how to identify if and how you can help?  Learn what to do.  Please dress in old, comfortable clothing – this is a hands-on experience.
More info: 604.927.5466

What: The Price Is Right Live
When: Friday, May 20-22 at 8:00pm
Where: Red Robinson Show Theatre [map]
The skinny: BCLC Presents The Price is Right Liveâ„¢ … a stage adaption of the TV favourite. This exciting interactive game show invites the audience to play much-loved games for prizes and cash. Come on down for your chance to win!
More info: 855.985.5000

What: Spring Henna Workshop: Henna I
When: Saturday, May 21 from 3:15-5:15pm
Where: Evergreen Cultural Centre [map]
The skinny: This 2 hour workshop teaches you the basics of henna painting art. After a quick henna history overview you will learn how to apply with the henna painting tool – the henna cone. So tell a friend to join and be ready to have lots of fun! Supplies you bring: Scotch Tape. Please wear comfortable old clothing as henna can stain. No drop-in participants as supplies will be limited only to those who have registered for the class.
More info: 604.415.0145

What: Korean Dance Festival
When: Sunday, May 22 at 7:00pm
Where: Evergreen Cultural Centre [map]
The skinny: This will be a once in a life time chance to experience the beauty of Korean Dance including the world famous Fan Dance and Traditional Korean Drum Dance. Also joining this festival to enrich the show are A Russian Dance Team, an Indian Dance team and a Korean Dance team.
More info: 778.887.7871

What: Music Through The Years – ACRSS
When: Tuesday, May 24 & 25 at 7:00pm
Where: Terry Fox Theatre [map]
The skinny: Presented by Archbishop Carney Music Department. Listen to the students shine as the junior and senior music departments perform music through the years!
More info: 604.942.7465

What: Coquitlam Foundation Annual Awards Presentation
When: Tuesday, May 24 from 6:30-9:00pm
Where: Evergreen Cultural Centre [map]
The skinny: The public is invited to the Coquitlam Foundation’s annual presentation of grants, bursaries and scholarships. Celebrate local philanthropy and the generous donors who have made it possible, once again, to distribute nearly $50,000 of the Coquitlam Foundation’s endowment earnings to worthy students and community projects supporting the Arts, Culture, Heritage, seniors and youth.
More info: info@coquitlamfoundation.com

What: Elaine Allison Public Seminar
When: Wednesday, May 25 from 9:00am-4:00pm
Where: Poco Inn & Suites [map]
The skinny: You are never truly a leader unless your team is ready to follow.  If you are new to leadership, are currently a supervisor/ manager but finding some issues challenging, or even thinking of stepping into a leadership role – this course is for you.
More info: 604.723.7774

Have a great long weekend!

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