Archives for 2011

What’s Up in the Tri-Cities: Christmas Choir, The Rat Pack, Breakfast With Santa + More!


Christmas with the Rat Pack at Red Robinson Theatre in Coquitlam

This week in the Tri-Cities provides us with even more Christmas activities to attend, plus some others like The Rat Pack at the Red Robinson, two movie showings, an art exhibition opening reception and a Latin dance party. Enjoy! What:Â National Film Board of Canada Thursday Matinee When: Thursday, December 8 from 1:30-3:30pm Where: Coquitlam […]



Santa’s Christmas Ships are Coming to the Tri-Cities


Port Moody Christmas Ships

Local boaters from the Tri-Cities and across the Lower Mainland will be lending a warm helping hand to Santa, as they cruise their decorated vessels along our local shorelines. This year Santa will make two special appearances, cruising on the wooden Christmas ship known as the Kona Kai. The annual event is a local favourite, […]



Under the Christmas Tree: Holiday Improv with table23


Table 23 Under the Christmas Tree

This year you can celebrate the holiday season by watching some comedy while helping bring goodwill to all. The Tri-Cities based improv group, table23 comedy is putting on their annual show, Under the Christmas Tree in support of needy families over the holidays. This year they present two holiday comedy shows at Second Storey Theatre […]



Links – Port Moody Council Has That New Car Smell


Port Moody New Car

It was the end of an era, as Mayor Joe chaired his last meeting of Port Moody Council on November 22nd. Trasolini, Karen Rockwell, and Meghan Lahti gave heartfelt speeches as they stepped down. Not nearly enough local elected officials know when the time has come to step aside and let someone new bring new […]



What’s Up in the Tri-Cities: Lantern Affair, Jingle Bell Jog + More!


Suter Brook Winter Festival Port Moody 2011

Ready for Christmas yet? This week in the Tri-Cities brings us more Christmas events as well as some great music performances and theatre events. You can also burn off all those holiday cookies you’ve been eating at the 2011 Jingle Bell Jog that starts at the Coquitlam Centre. Enjoy! What:Â National Film Board of Canada […]



Light up the Square: A Lantern Affair


Lantern Making for Light Up The Square at Place Des Arts and Mackin House Museum Coquitlam

Looking for some holiday fun this weekend? Bring the whole family to Carré Heritage Square [map] on Saturday, December 3, 2011 from 4:30-7:30pm for Light up the Square: A Lantern Affair! This free community event is hosted by Place des Arts, Mackin House Museum and Gare de Fraser Mills Station. Light up the Square: A […]



SHARE-ing the Holiday Spirit


Share Society Tri-Cities Christmas

The SHARE Society provides family and community services to those of us who live in the Tri-Cities. Their programs include English practice groups, parent and tot drop-ins, addiction services, counselling and a food bank. At this time of year, they are especially active, ensuring that everyone – especially those in need – has a happy […]



Links – Mayor Joe Running for the NDP and Civic Election Fallout


Joe Trasolini NDP Candidate for Port Moody-Westwood

Well, it was a fun ride, but Civic Election 2011 is officially in the books. TriCityVotes.com was a big hit on election day, pushing us over 100,000 pageviews over the course of the campaign, over 3,000 unique visitors hit the voting cheat 1906 times. Thanks to everyone who helped spread the word on Facebook, Twitter, […]



What’s Up in the Tri-Cities: Winter Fair, IL Voce, Photomotion + More!


Crossroads Hospice Treasures of Christmas 2011 Coquitlam

Now that elections are out of the way – let’s get ready for Christmas! This week features many great Christmas-related events to get you in the merry mood plus other great non-Christmas events to enjoy as well. What: National Film Board of Canada Thursday Matinee When: Thursday, November 24 from 1:30-3:30pm Where: Coquitlam Library – […]



The Tri-Cities Voted, and the Results are In!


Tri-Cities Election Results 2011 Coquitlam Port Moody Port Coquitlam

We spent Saturday evening visiting city halls, speaking with candidates and tweeting results. We spent Sunday recovering from civic election fever. Now, we’re ready to share the final numbers with you for the local elections in Anmore, Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam and Port Moody (no election was held in Belcarra as the candidates were all acclaimed). […]

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