What’s Up in the Tri-Cities: Farmer’s Market, Annie Jr., Charlie Brown + More!

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The first week of June in the Tri-Cities kicks off with some great events for everyone to enjoy, including the opening day of the Port Coquitlam Farmers Market. Get out there and partake in some memorable events!

What: Opening Reception
When: Thursday, May 31 from 6:00 – 8:00pm
Where: Port Moody Arts Centre [map]
The skinny: Angela Gooliaff & Tony Chu: Drawing Dialogues Sarah Ronald & Port Moody Arts Centre: Camera Obscura Walter Coates: Images from the Parks of the Tri-Cities Pin Hole Camera Display
More info: 604.931.8255

What: Annie Jr. & You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown
When: Thursday, May 31 – June 3 from 2:00 – 4:00pm
Where: Inlet Theatre [map]
The skinny: Lindbjerg Academy of Performing Arts is pleased to present Annie Jr. with scenes and songs from Charlie Brown.
More info: 604.777.2211

What: Port Coquitlam Farmers Market
When: Thursday, May 31 from 3:00 – 7:00pm
Where: Leigh Square Community Arts Village [map]
The skinny: Opening Day of the season with the Mayor, come for the cake and stay for the fun! Celebrate the beginning of Bike Month, interactive displays, take the agility test
More info: 604.467.7433

What: GLOW: A Women’s Evening of Change and Celebration
When: Friday, June 1 at 6:30pm
Where: Executive Inn Hotel [map]
The skinny: There has never been a women’s conference in the Lower Mainland quite like Glow. More than simply a seminar, tradeshow or party, Glow is an exciting combination of all three, bringing together women who are seeking positive inspiration to change and improve their lives, while connecting with other women and having fun. Not just an evening out, Glow is a movement toward becoming more positive, successful, healthy and happy. We call this finding your “radiance” — inside and out.
More info: 778.987.4883

What: Punchlines Comedy Club Reunion
When: Friday, June 1 at 7:00pm
Where: Evergreen Cultural Centre [map]
The skinny: Comedy legend and Punchlines Comedy Club founder Rich Elwood returns to host this hilarious reunion of the Club’s most eclectic and entertaining alumni, including Patrick McKenna and Ellie Harvie.
More info: 604.927.6555

What: This Life
When: Friday, June 1-3 at 7:00pm
Where: Terry Fox Theatre [map]
The skinny: Students of award winning Caulfield School of Dance and special guests perform a celebration of human life from birth to death through dance, theatre and song. The Caulfield School of Dance believes that sound training in the arts gives pupils valuable skills and experience they can apply to every aspect of their lives regardless of what they choose as a career. They intend that lessons at their school foster self-esteem and enhance understanding of, and sensitivity to, dance, theatre, music and indeed all forms of art.
More info: 604.468.9403

What: Port Moody’s Access Awareness Fair
When: Saturday, June 2 from 10:00am – 4:00pm
Where: Port Moody City Hall Galleria [map]
The skinny: Join us at Port Moody City Hall to celebrate Access Awareness Day at the City’s Access Awareness Fair. The event will feature local organizations and businesses that provide a wide range of services for the disabled in the Tri-Cities. Learn more about what your community has to offer. Enjoy demonstrations, door prizes and more.
More info: 604.469.4500

What: Tree Walk – Early Summer Tree Tour
Sunday, June 3 from 1:00 – 3:00pm
Henry Esson Young Building [map]
The skinny: Our walks in 2012 include a special event on June 3rd, as part of our celebration of 20 years since the Society was formed. Tea will be served during the afternoon. There will be options for a short tree walk, with a chance to join the heritage walk afterwards, or go on a longer walk, perhaps to an area you have not visited already, or of course the popular walk past the Lawn buildings, towards the Colony Farm entrance.
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What: Coastal Sound’s Canadian Quilt
When: Sunday, June 3 from 3:00 – 7:00pm
Where: Evergreen Cultural Centre [map]
The skinny: Coastal Sound is a non-profit, multi-level choral music community of singers ages 4 to adult. With nine community choirs and music education programs to choose from, everyone in the whole family can come sing with us! Friendly placement evaluations and auditions are taking place RIGHT NOW- contact us for a date and time. No auditions of any kind needed for Sources or Adult Choir.
More info: 604.927.6555

What: Drawing: Expanded Medium Gallery Opening
When: Sunday, June 3 from 4:00 – 6:00pm
Where: Evergreen Cultural Centre [map]
The skinny: This exhibition comprises the work of eight artists living and working in British Columbia who are dedicated to the expansion and exploration of drawing as well as the potentially contradictory notion of following traditional methods of art making while attempting to push artistic boundaries set by the medium itself. Although each artist “draws”, their approach to and relationship with the method is very diverse.
More info: 604.927.6550

What: Grand Opening
Wednesday, June 6 from 2:00 – 5:00pm
WorkBC Employment Services Centre [map]
The skinny:
Please join our Tii team in celebrating the official Grand Opening of our new WorkBC Employment Services Centre in Port Moody. We look forward to having you join us as we introduce our staff and services to the community. We will be providing tours of our beautiful new facilities with interactive stations featuring WorkBC, Training Innovations Inc., our Self-Serve Resource Area, and the Port Moody Community.
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Have a great week!

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