What’s Up in the Tri-Cities: Give Her Wings Gala, Penn & Teller + More!

We’re experience a small lull in events due to the upcoming Easter holiday but there’s still plenty of activities to take part in this week. Check out Easter Stories for the kids in preparation for the holiday or help support two good causes at the Give Her Wings Gala or the Get Active in April Fundraiser. Enjoy!

What: Tina and Ted
When: Thursday, March 30 at 10:30am
Where:  Inlet Theatre [map]
The skinny:  Come with Tina and Ted to the fantasy world of Neerg and learn more about how to Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and keep our planet clean & safe. A puppet show enhanced with European black theatre effects and original songs for children 3+.
More info: 604.986.7446

What: Jelly Bean Dance
When: Friday, March 30 from 6:15pm – 9:15pm
Where: Port Coquitlam Recreation Complex [map]
The skinny: Come enjoy a night of fun-filled activities – door prizes, carnival games, professional DJ and supervision for children in Grade 4, 5 or 6! Tickets are available at Hyde Creek Recreation Centre or the Port Coquitlam Recreation Complex the Sunday prior to the dance!
More info: 604.927.7946

What: PCMS Trio Concert – Rendezvous
When: Friday, March 30 at 7:00pm
Where: Evergreen Cultural Centre [map]
The skinny: Performance Notes: SoonSung Kong (piano); Jonathan Lee (violin); August J. Lee (cello). Classical chamber music concert.
More info: 604.927.6555

What: Penn & Teller
When: Friday, March 30 at 8:00pm
Where: Red Robinson Show Theatre [map]
The skinny: Penn & Teller have performed together for over thirty years combining the art of magic with comedy. And along the way, they have made the hardest trick of all – a remarkable career that ranges from stage to television to three best-selling books – look easy.
More info: 855.985.5000

What: HONK JR.!
When: Friday-Sunday, March 30 – April 1 at Friday 12:00pm & 7:00pm, Saturday 7:00pm, Sunday 2:00pm
Where: Terry Fox Theatre [map]
The skinny: Based on Hans Christian Andersen’s “The Ugly Duckling”, “Honk!” tells the story of an odd looking baby duck, Ugly, who is lost and is on a quest to find his mother.
More info: 604.477.9922

What: Deadly Accusations Book Launch
When: Saturday, March 31 at 2:00pm – 3:30pm
Where: Port Moody Library [map]
The skinny: Author Debra Purdy Kong’s character, transit security officer Casey Holland, is accustomed to turmoil on the buses, but a colleague’s murder takes violence to a whole new level. Come take a ride you won’t soon forget.
More info: 604.469.4577

What: Release the Bees Event
When: Saturday, March 31 from 11:00am – 3:00pm
Where: Inspiration Garden [map]
The skinny: Bees are important, way more than we can imagine. Come learn about these amazing creatures and how they contribute to our survival. Follow the “Queen Bee” on a discovery journey, take in a workshop or just explore array of products made of honey and beeswax. Hot drinks & food will also available for sale.
More info: 604.927.3000

What: Give Her Wings Gala
When: Saturday, March 31 at 6:30pm
Where: Port Moody Library [map]
The skinny: Soroptimist International of the Tri Cities in support of local women and girls. Featuring sumptuous appetizers from Design by Desire Catering, Amazing Auction Items, presentation of the Soroptimist Violet Richardson, Ruby, and Women’s Opportunity Awards, ipad™ raffle, Coach™ raffle, veteran bluesman Al Foreman and award-winning magician Alex Seaman.
More info: 604.942.9692

What: Easter Stories
When: Wednesday, April 4 from 3:30pm – 4:15pm
Where: Coquitlam Library – City Centre [map]
The skinny: Children 5 and up are invited to join us for Easter stories and puppet shows. These programs are drop in and no registration is required.
More info: 604.937.4141

What: Get Active in April Fundraiser
When: Wednesday, April 4 from 6:00-7:00pm
Where:  Friendly Forest Parent Cooperative Preschool [map]
The skinny:  Join us for four fitness classes in April – get fit, have fun, and help the preschool raise funds for needed projects.  Admission is $10 per class or $36 if registered for all four classes in advance.  Everyone welcome – help us fill the gym! The classes will be 45 minutes in length and suitable for all abilities.
More info: info@friendlyforestpreschool.com

Have a great week!


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