What’s Up in the Tri-Cities: Summer BBQ, Chippendales + More!


Port Moody Library Summer Reading Club Medal Ceremony

A pretty quiet week in the Tri-Cities but still plenty of farmer’s markets and music/art events for everyone to enjoy plus the male revue show Chippendales for the ladies!

What: Summer BBQ with Pancho & Sal at Glen Pine
When: Thursday, August 25, 2011 from 11:30am-2:00pm
Where: Glen Pine Pavilion [map]
The skinny:Â Come to Spirit Square, in front of Glen Pine and experience cool summer sounds of Latin Folk and Rumba lead by Pancho & Sal. For $7.25 you will get a Beef Burger, Chicken or Veggie Burger and a beverage. If you choose not to have lunch, admission is free.
More info:Â 604.927.6940

What: Port Coquitlam Farmers Market
When: Thursday, August 25, 2011 from 3:00-7:00pm
Where: Leigh Square Community Arts Village [map]
The skinny: The Port Coquitlam Farmers Market is back for its third season! Along with our wonderful fresh vegetables, fruit, baking and crafts there will be interesting and exciting events, performances and themes every week.
More info:Â 604.467.7433

What: Spirit Square Farmers Market
When: Friday, August 26, 2011 from 4:00-8:00pm
Where: Spirit Square [map]
The skinny:Â Join us at this new Farmers Market for farm fresh produce, delicious prepared foods, and original artisan creations. Each evening there will be live music by local entertainers.
More info:Â 604.318.8966

What: Crimson Reign at The Spike
When: Friday, August 26 & 27, 2011 at 7:00pm
Where: Golden Spike Pub [map]
The skinny: Watch for Crimson Reign performing live. Great staff, great
food and guaranteed good times.
More info:Â 604.461.1188

What: Suter Brook Movie Night: The Wizard of Oz and Pirates of the Carribean
When: Friday, August 26 & 27, 2011 at 8:00pm
Where: Suter Brook Village, Murray and Ioco Road, Port Moody [map]
The skinny: Another Movie Night happens a Suter Brook. Sponsored by Booster Juice as they celebrate their 2nd year anniversary party! Free of charge! Bring your lawn chair and blanket.
More info:Â facebook.com/Suterbrook

What: Live Music at St. James’ Well
When: Friday, August 26 & 27 at 8:30pm
Where: St. James’ Well [map]
The skinny: Stop by with a group of friends for a relaxing dinner and evening of live music. This week features the band “Blaming Taylor,”
More info:Â 604.461.1188

What: Herb Series-Part 2: Preserving Herbs
When: Saturday, August 27, 2011 from 10:00-11:30am
Where: Inspiration Garden [map]
The skinny: Learn the best methods to preserve your culinary herbs to keep the flavour all winter long! Participants will take home some know-how & and some other ‘goodies’.
More info: 604.927.6929

What: Summer Reading Club Medal Ceremony
When: Saturday, August 27, 2011 from 1:00-3:30pm
Where: Inlet Theatre [map]
The skinny: The Port Moody Public Library will be celebrating hundreds of young reading superstars who have completed 50 days of reading over the summer. This special ceremony recognizes the children who joined the 2011 “Savour Each Word” Summer Reading Club and committed to reading at least 15 minutes a day since the beginning of June.
More info: 604.469.4692

What: Salsa BBQ Party
When: Saturday, August 27, 2011 at 12:00pm-5:00pm
Where: Rocky Point Park, Port Moody [map]
The skinny: Free dancing with the DJ’s of Hot Salsa Dance Zone. Bring your own BBQ food & drinks, Gas BBQ stove available. No experience required and all ages welcome.
More info: 604.725.4654

What: Village Vibe
When: Saturday, August 27, 2011 at 2:00pm
Where: Leigh Square Community Arts Village [map]
The skinny: This free program takes place on a covered outdoor stage at Leigh Square every Saturday afternoon from July to August. Various genres of music, dance, and theatre will be performed.
More info: 604.927.8400

What: Chippendales
When: Saturday, August 27, 2011 at 8:00pm
Where: Red Robinson Show Theatre [map]
The skinny: #1 Male Revue in the World! The world’s most recognized brand name in ladies’ entertainment, the Chippendales perform in over twenty-five countries and for more than 2,000,000 women each year.
More info: 855.985.5000

What: Coquitlam Farmer’s Market
When: Sunday, August 28 from 9:00am-1:00pm
Where: Dogwood Pavilion Parking Lot [map]
The skinny: Get fresh! Enjoy farm fresh local produce, meat, fish, dairy products, plants, beautifully hand crafted items, and fresh baked goods direct from local producers.
More info: 604.318.8966

What: Summer Sundays Concerts – Brickhouse
When: Sunday, August 28 from 2:00-4:00pm
Where: Rocky Point Park [map]
The skinny: Enjoy free jazz, rhythm and blues concerts every Sunday at Rocky Point Park this summer. It’s a perfect way to spend a summer Sunday afternoon.
More info: 604.341.4813

What: Music in the Park
When: Sunday, August 28, 2011 from 2:00-4:00pm
Where: Lions Park [map]
The skinny: Music in the Park features the finest professional musicians from across Metro Vancouver playing a variety of genres including jazz, blues, folk, world fusion, and contemporary. This week features Maria in the Shower – this 4 piece band plays folk cabaret with a complete performance in the vaudeville tradition.
More info:Â 604.927.8440

What: VeloCitY
When: Monday, August 29 from 6:30-9:00pm
Where: Gallagher’s Coffee Bar [map]
The skinny: Featuring: open discussion groups, the arts, music, comedy and engaging Speakers. 10% off coffee night.
More info: cafe.velocity@gmail.com

Have a great week!

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