Archives for June 2011

Links – Summer Fun, Local Eats, and Nixon’s Coming


Well the sun seems to come and go, but that’s not going to dampen our summer spirits around Casa theV3H. As we’re heading into Golden Spike and Canada Day, we’ve got stories from around the Tri-Cities and Metro Vancouver. This week we wrote a guest post for Miss604.com on Summer Fun in the Tri-Cities. Thanks […]



What’s Up in the Tri-Cities: Golden Spike Days Festival, Canada Day + More!


Canada Day Tricities Port Moody Coquitlam Port Coquitlam

This week leads up to tons of events celebrating Canada Day and the Golden Spike Days Festival – everyone have a safe and fun holiday weekend! What: Fundraiser for the Coquitlam Bookmobile When: Thursday, June 30 from 6:00-9:00pm Where: The John B Neighbourhood Pub [map] The skinny: Organized by Mayor Richard Stewart, Councillor Linda Reimer […]



Golden Spike Days Back in Port Moody This Weekend


Golden Spike Days Port Moody

The largest community event in Port Moody is back for a 35th year this weekend. The Golden Spike Days Festival will take place in Rocky Point Park from Friday, July 1 to Sunday, July 3. The event is open from 12:00-11:00pm on Friday and Saturday, and 12:00-6:00pm on Sunday. The Golden Spike Days Festival was […]



Canada Day 2011 in the Tri-Cities


Canada Day Port Moody Coquitlam Port Coquitlam

Canada Day is just a week away here in the V3H. But never fear! We have tracked down plenty of ways to celebrate our country’s big 144 next Friday, July 1. Anmore’s Canada Day Celebrations are happening at Spirit Park [map]. There will be food, music and games, and a whole lot of love for […]



Links – Betty Fox Remembered


Betty Fox Port Coquitlam

Welcome to the first links of summer. Since there’s so much daylight my children have stopped sleeping, so I’ll do my best to stay coherent. Betty Fox, mother of Terry Fox, died last week at the age of 73. Betty worked tirelessly to raise money for cancer research after Terry’s Marathon of Hope was cut […]



What’s Up in the Tri-Cities: Highland Games, Midsummer Fête + More!


Shift Performing Arts Society One Act Festival Port Moody

This week brings us lots of festivals and fun events to kick off the first official week of summer: the annual BC Highland Games, a Theatre Festival, a Rose Festival and lots more for you and your whole family. Enjoy! What: Music on the Grill When: Thursday, June 23 at 7:00pm Where: Evergreen Cultural Centre […]



Fundraiser for the Coquitlam Book Bus


Coquitlam Book Bus Fundraiser

The Coquitlam Public Library is a fabulous place. It offers books, of course. But you can also borrow e-books, DVDs, CDs, access free wi-fi, and a whole lot more. And its Book Bus brings library material and programs to people throughout Coquitlam. This allows people of all ages and income levels to access the library […]



Jay Peachy’s Great Barter Build


Jay Peachy Swap

Canadian bartering community Swapsity is joining forces with an Anmore artist intent on using his passion for barter to build his eco-friendly home. Jay Peachy, an environmental advocate and self-proclaimed “bartermaniac”, is relying on the power of swap for his “Great Barter Build” project using reclaimed and traded materials. His mission will also be captured […]



Links – The Day After The Biggest Game Ever


Buntzen Lake photo courtesy http://www.flickr.com/photos/revertebrate/1512863847/

I had a different intro for this written yesterday. After the events of last night, I am so disheartened by the black eye our city has once again taken that it didn’t seem appropriate. So here are the links from a happier time… Port Moody-Westwood MP James Moore is unimpressed with the lack of progress […]



What’s Up in the Tri-Cities: Hairspray, Fishing Weekend + More!


BC Family Fishing Weekend

Well, Game 7 for the Stanley Cup, the game that has been played millions of times in the minds of road hockey players across Canada for generations is actually happening. Just a reminder that the City of Coquitlam is hosting a community viewing party at both the Poirier Sport & Leisure Complex located at 633 […]

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