What’s Up in The Tri-Cities: Health Fair, Taste of Poco Spirit + Pecha Kucha Night!

Taste of Poco Spirit 2012 Port Coquitlam

This week in the Tri-Cities brings us some great “healthy” events like the health fair, a run/walk and a girl’s workshop. There are also plenty of fun events for the kids, the wine tasting event A Taste of PoCo Spirit for the adults and also the popular Pecha Kucha Night. Enjoy!

What: Coastal Sound’s Day of Singing
When: Friday, February 17 at 9:00am
Where: Evergreen Cultural Centre [map]
The skinny: Boys and girls in grades 3 to 8 are invited to spend a day honing their singing skills and learning new music with the inspiring Canadian composer Brian Tate. Perform in an evening concert at Evergreen Cultural Centre that same night!
More info: 604.927.6555

What: PRO_D Event Paintball
When: Friday, February 17 at 9:00am-3:00pm
Where: Westhill Youth Centre [map]
The skinny: For youth ages 11-16 yrs. Are you ready for paintball action? We are heading to Ambush Paintball for an all day adventure.
Cost INCLUDES chartered bus transport, admission, paintball gun rental, helmet and 150 balls for amunition. Leaving from Westhill Youth Centre – 203 Westhill Place promptly at 9am. Plan to arrive early to catch the bus!
More info: 604.936.9000

What: PRO_D Toonie Skate
When: Friday, February 17 at 1:00pm-3:00pm
Where: Recreation Complex – Arena [map]
The skinny: Cost:$2.00 per person. Kids can enjoy some exercise away from screentime next Pro-D day – come for a spin on the ice with your friends!
More info: 604.469.4500

What: Silver Fox Run/ Walk
When: Saturday, February 18 at 9:00am-11:00am
Where: Lions Park [map]
The skinny:This event will kick off the Health Fair as a fundraiser for the Terry Fox Foundation. Everyone of all abilities are welcome to run, walk, bike or scoot the Traboulay PoCo Trail. Starting at Lions Park with a 5 km or 2.5 km route. Come out and support a good cause. Pledge forms can be picked up at the Wilson Centre.
More info: 604.927.7925

What: “Empowering Our Teen Girls” – Workshop
When: Saturday, February 18 from 9:00am-3:00pm
Where: The Outlet [map]
The skinny: This enlightening and educational workshop for teen girls and parents or adult figures in their lives will focus on developing useful skills to empower us to cope with verbal, emotional, social & physical challenges we are exposed to every day. (Adults and the teens will be in separate rooms.)
More info: 604.942.9793

What: Health Fair
When: Saturday, February 18 from 10:00am-3:00pm
Where: Port Coquitlam Recreation Complex [map]
The skinny: The fair will feature more than 50 agencies and businesses focused on varying aspects of staying healthy as we age, including physical and mental health, wellness, recreation and financial planning.
More info: 604.927.7974

What:A Taste of PoCo Spirit 2012 fundraiser
When: Saturday, February 18 at 7:00pm
Where: The Outlet [map]
The skinny: Come out for an evening to remember! PoCo Heritage, renowned wine expert John Gerum, and Earls Kitchen and Bar have teamed up to present “A Taste of PoCo Spirit 2012”.
More info: 604.927.7611

What: Latin Valentines Dance Night
When: Saturday, February 18 from 7:00pm-12:00am
Where: Evergreen Cultural Centre [map]
The skinny: – Chocolate & desserts, free salsa, merengue & bachata dance lesson, dance party with Salsa, Merengue, Bachata, cha-cha-cha music and more with Hot Salsa Dance Zone.
More info: 604-725-4654

What: Whose Live Anyway
When: Saturday, February 18 at 8:00pm
Where: Red Robinson Show Theatre [map]
The skinny: Whose Live Anyway? — originally called A Night of Improv — first appeared in 1999 when it sold out two shows in under three hours at Vancouver’s Queen Elizabeth Theatre. Following its initial success, the show’s Executive Producer and star, Ryan Stiles expanded the number of appearances of the show to include many major cities in Canada and the US where it remained a consistent sell-out.
More info: 604.516.7163

What: Pecha Kucha Night
When: Monday, February 20 from 6:30-9:30pm
Where: Evergreen Cultural Centre [map]
The skinny: A networking and performance event, where presenters share 20 slides for 20 seconds each. Come hear about the amazing things happening in our community, and discover what the “chit chat” is all about!
More info: 604.927.6555

Have a great week!



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