Archives for April 2012

Port Coquitlam May Day Festival 2012


Port Coquitlam May Day Festival 2012

The City of Port Coquitlam has been celebrating its May Day Festival since 1923. The celebration features more than a week of fun-filled activities including outdoor concerts, community showcases, may pole dancing, amusement rides and, of course, the May Day Rotary Parade. It’s PoCo’s annual big bash, and it’s all kicking off this Friday, May […]



Custom Embroidery and More at Tony Embroidery


Tony Embroidery Port Coquitlam

Take the Time to Stop in to Tony Embroidery Walking past a small Port Coquitlam store, many stop to read the funny T-shirts that are on display in the window, but rarely does anyone take the time to actually enter the store and see what’s in stock. Those who do take the time to open […]



Wheel 2 Heal 2012


Wheel to Heal 2012 Coquitlam

Ready to hope on your bike for a good cause? Wheel 2 Heal is coming back to the Tri-Cities on May 6, 2012. Each year, 100,000 patients visit Eagle Ridge Hospital, including over 40,000 patients in their emergency room. The money raised during Wheel 2 Heal helps purchase critically-needed equipment to serve those patients. The […]



What’s Up in the Tri-Cities: Hairspray, Play On! + More!


This week in the Tri-Cities we have several great events for all to enjoy: Hairspray and Play On! are two great theatre events to partake or go to the Port Moody Community Day to talk with your neighbors and explore what Port Moody has to offer. Lots more events below – check them out! What: […]



Flyin’ Bob at Evergreen – Win Tickets!


Flyin' Bob Evegreen Cultural Centre Coquitlam

Evergreen Cultural Centre’s Family Series has a great line-up for 2011/2012, exposing children to fabulous live theatre. So far it’s featured At Nightfall, Dianna David: Take a Closer Look, Hansel and Gretel and The Bremen Town Musicians. Its fifth and final installment, Flyin’ Bob: Be the Circus takes to Evergreen’s Studio Theatre stage on May […]



New View Society Mental Wellness Week


New View Society Mental Wellness Week Coquitlam Port Moody

For the past 38 years the New View Society has been quietly providing essential housing, support services and programs to individuals in the Tri-Cities who struggle to cope with a mental illness. Last fall they opened a new Community Wellness Centre on Mary Hill Road, which includes a clubhouse and 10 bed residence for people […]



Digging the Tri-Cities in a Community Garden


Port Coquitlam Community Garden

With Earth Day coming up this weekend, it seemed a fitting time to discuss community garden options here in the Tri-Cities. Want a patch of earth to call your own but live in an apartment? That’s where a Tri-Cities community garden comes in! At this time of year thoughts often turn to gardening and growing […]



What’s Up in the Tri-Cities: Artwalk, City-Wide Garage Sale + More!


Ten Lost Years Evergreen Cultural Centre Coquitlam

This week features lots of great events to “spring” into the season! The popular ArtWalk is back as well as the Port Moody’s City-Wide Garage Sale to help you get a jump on your spring cleaning. Enjoy! What: Annual Garbäge Fashion Show When: Thursday, April 19 from 7:00 – 9:00pm Where: Heritage Woods Secondary [map] The […]



ArtsConnect ArtWalk 2012


ArtsConnect Artwalk 2012

ArtsConnect is presenting their 13th Annual ArtWalk on Saturday, April 21 and Sunday, April 22, 2012 at venues throughout Port Moody. The walk runs from 12:00-5:00pm each day, and the event is free. You’re also invited to attend the Opening Reception on Friday, April 20 from 6:30-8:30pm at the Old Mill Boathouse. Artists will be […]



Fingerling Festival 2012: Swim Salmon Swim!


Fingerling Festival 2012 Port Moody Ecological Society

The Port Moody Ecological Society‘s Fingerling Festival is a fabulous, free, family event. It’s an annual favourite for many people not only in Port Moody, but all across the Tri-Cities and from surrounding communities as well. On May 5, 2012 from 11:00am – 3:00pm, over 4000 people of all ages will help release young salmon […]

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