Remembrance Day 2011 in the Tri-Cities

Remembrance Day 2011 Tri-Cities Port Moody Coquitlam Port Coquitlam

For information about 2012 Remembrance Day Ceremonies, click here.

This year there are Remembrance Day services in Port Moody, Coquitlam, and Port Coquitlam. Join fellow citizens and veterans in your area to remember the sacrifices that were made, and continue to be made for our country.

What: Port Moody Remembrance Day Ceremonies
When: Friday, November 11 starting at 10am
Where: Port Moody Legion [map]
The skinny: Non-denominational service at 10am at the Chip Kerr Auditorium. Parade at 10:30am to the Cenotaph at 11am for the laying of the wreaths. The Canadian Swiftbird Formation Team will flyover with the Seymour Artillery 21-Cannon Gun Salute. Entertainment all day includes the Simon Fraser Pipe Band, dancers and dinner.
More info: Visit the Legion 119 Special Events Page.

What: Port Coquitlam Remembrance Day Services
When: Friday, November 11 at 9:30am
Where: Wilson Centre [map]
The skinny: Following the Wilson Centre Service, veterans and members of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #133 will lead a parade from the Wilson Centre along Wilson Avenue to Shaughnessy Street to the Cenotaph services at Veterans Park.
More info: 604.942.8911

What: Coquitlam Remembrance Day Services
When: Friday, November 11 from 10:00am-12:00pm
Where: Starts at Como Lake Middle School [map]
The skinny: Service begins at Como Lake Middle School auditorium, followed by a parade to the cenotaph on Porter Street. Participate in our Act of Remembrance and the laying of the wreaths before joining the veterans at Coquitlam’s Legion Hall located at Nelson and Ridgeway. Children are welcome to accompany the veterans to the Legion Hall.
More info: 604.939.1971

Other Events this weekend

What: Tri-Cities Baker’s Community Market
When: Saturday, November 12 from 10:00am-2:00pm
Where: Evergreen Cultural Centre [map]
The skinny: Satisfy your sweet tooth at this free, family-friendly event! The Tri-Cities Baker’s Community Market is back for the fall and offering a variety of treats made by local bakers including, cakes, cookies, pies, cupcakes and more.
More info:

What: Birth of Baha’u’llah Celebration Concert
When: Saturday, November 12 from 2:00-4:30pm
Where: Terry Fox Theatre [map]
The skinny: The Baha’i Community of Port Coquitlam invites you to share in an afternoon of music, dance, and friendship in celebration of the Birth of Baha’u’llah. Join us and let Silk Road Music tingle your ears as they bring Chinese music to the world while Kesseke Yeo dazzles your eyes with West African dance. After a short intermission, Felice Women’s Choir will uplift our souls with an assortment of inspiring songs sung in Italian, Japanese, and English.
More info: 604.468.9403

What: Get Gorgeous How-to’s for the Holidays
When: Saturday, November 12 at 2:00pm
Where: Coquitlam Centre [map]
The skinny: The beauty experts at London Drugs share tricks and tips on the best new makeup products and fragrances, just in time for party
season! Stay afterwards for your FREE MAKEOVER.
More info: 604.464.1414

What: Rodney Carrington
When: Saturday, November 12 at 8:00pm
Where: Red Robinson Show Theatre [map]
The skinny: Texas native, Rodney Carrington has been making audiences laugh for almost twenty years with his unique brand of stand-up comedy. The country singer-songwriter has recorded eight major label comedy albums which have sold more than two million copies … two of which have been certified Gold. His albums include such hit comedy-inspired songs as “Dancin’ With a Man”, “Show Them to Me” and “Don’t Look Now”.
More info: 855.985.5000

What:Â Hyde Creek Salmon Festival
When: Sunday, November 13 from 11:00am-3:00pm
Where: Hyde Creek Recreation Centre [map]
The skinny:Â Join us in celebrating salmon as they return to their spawning grounds. The Hyde Creek Watershed Society, in partnership with the City of Port Coquitlam, hosts their Annual Hyde Creek Salmon Festival. Activities for all ages, including nature walks, education displays, hatchery information, sampling demonstrations, site tours, kids activities and a first-hand look at the salmon in the creek.
More info:Â 604.461.FISH

What:Â At Nightfall
When: Sunday, November 13 at 2:00pm
Where: Evergreen Cultural Centre [map]
The skinny:Â At Nightfall is a story about an overworked shoemaker who wanders out of his shop to discover the water forest, a dreamlike, nocturnal place occupied by tiny people who dance, turn, jump and frolic in their magical world. Presented by Sursault Dance Commpany.
More info:Â 604.927.6555

What:Â Ultimate Holiday Workshop
When: Monday, November 14 at 7:00pm
Where: Eden West Fine Foods [map]
The skinny: Taste, discover and learn about traditional holiday wines and make your holidays a special occasion for friends and family. We will cover sparkling wines for toasting, white wine for appetizers, red wine for main course and finally dessert wine to bring the evening to a happy finale. Included are small bites of matching foods so you will discover the ideal food and wine matches for your soirée.
More info:Â 604.939.6200

What: Pecha Kucha Night Volume #5
When: Tuesday, November 15 at 6:30pm
Where: Evergreen Cultural Centre [map]
The skinny: Volume 5 is happening on November 15, 2011 at 7:30pm at Evergreen Cultural Centre! PechaKucha Night was devised in Tokyo in February 2003 as an event for young designers to meet, network and show their work in public. It has turned into a massive celebration, with events happening in hundreds of cities around the world. Come experience what everyone is talking about. The idea is simple, the format consistent: 20 images x 20 seconds!
More info:Â 604.931.8255

What: Free Personal Family Preparedness Course
When: Tuesday, November 15 from 7:00-9:00pm
Where: No. 1 Fire Hall, Port Coquitlam [map]
The skinny: Personal preparedness is a key component of the City’s Emergency Preparedness program. Citizens could be without water, electricity, heat, information, ambulance services, and more. This course will train you to help yourself, your family, your co-workers and your neighbours in those first 72 hours and beyond.
More info:Â 604.927.5466

Have a great week!

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  1. Your link to the Port Moody information isn’t going to the right place – it is going to Port Coquitlam Remembrance Day events.


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