Archives for July 2012

Tri-Cities Parks: Rocky Point Park in Port Moody

Rocky Point Park Port Moody

This past weekend our family visited Rocky Point Park in Port Moody. We were hardly alone – it felt as if half the Tri-Cities was there with us, playing in the spray park, swimming in the pool, launching their boats, going kayaking, picnicking and playing impromptu pick-up soccer. Locals are all too familiar with this […]

Port Moody Library Tech Cafe

Port Moody Library Tech Cafe

Have you been struggling to make your Kindle Touch work the way you want it to? Does your computer seem to have a mind of its own and you can’t make it do what you need it to do? If so, the Port Moody Library has recently started a new program to give a hand […]

Tri-Cities Fitness: Spicing Things up with Polenastics

Pole Dancing Tri-Cities

When I showed up at Bodies by London in Port Moody on a recent Saturday morning to take a class with Polenastics, I was nervous. I am a suburban mother of two in her mid-30s. I am not as bendy or thin as I once was. But I decided that I was game to try […]

Links – Evergreen Line News and New Poco CAO

Teen vs Mailbox Port Moody

When the chance comes around to shamelessly plug something that I’m in, it always goes to the top of the links post. This week I was profiled on Check it out only for the whimsical photo choice. After searching high and low for 4 months, Port Coquitlam has a new Chief Administrative Officer. Longtime […]

What’s Up in the Tri-Cities: A Mystery to be Solved, A Movie to be Seen and Music to be Enjoyed

Theatrix Youth Theatre Honk Jr. Legally Blonde Evergreen Cultural Centre Coquitlam

Ready for your weekly events hit? There’s a mystery to be solved in Belcarra this weekend, some Latin beats looking for bodies to groove to their music and a large outdoor movie screen searching for viewers.  So many free outdoor activities to take in this weekend and some great indoor theatre events to enjoy too. […]

Art in the Park 2012

Art in the Park 2012 Minnekhada Park

Minnekhada Park in Coquitlam is a hidden gem here in the Tri-Cities. Minnekhada Lodge was built on the site in 1934 to serve as a country retreat and hunting lodge for Eric W. Hamber. Hamber later became Lieutenant-Governor of British Columbia, and after him Lietuenant-Governor Colonel Clarence Wallace called the lodge home. The estate has […]

Coquitlam’s Inspiration Garden: Visit the Bees and Take a Class

Do you grow your own fruits and vegetables? Or do you rely on the local farmers to put food on your plate like I do? Gardening may have skipped a generation but with the “Going Green” movement, it is starting to make a comeback. And the City of Coquitlam is trying to grow, develop and support local […]

San Remo Pizza: New and Improved Port Coquitlam Restaurant

San Remo Pizza Port Coquitlam

A recipe is not ‘passed down for generations’ unless it is really good, and the family at Port Coquitlam restaurant San Remo Pizza believe they have the best meat sauce around. For over 30 years San Remo Pizza has been serving their top quality Italian fare. Now they’ve recently celebrated another milestone with the opening […]

Links – Public Art and Smart Meters

Suter Brook Summer Music Series Port Moody

The City of Port Moody is getting another public art installation as part of The Necklace Project. They are going to be glass mosaics with historical photos and text. There will be 5 pieces installed around town, with the anchor piece at Port Moody Arts Centre. For more information, visit The Necklace Project website. Suter […]

What’s Up in the Tri-Cities: Ziggy Marley, Life Drawing Workshop + More!

Summer Sundays Concerts Port Moody Incognito

The artist in you can check out the Life Drawing Workshop  while the reggae lover in you can attend Ziggy Marley: Wild And Free Tour! There’s also an interesting free documentary on milk and a Babysitter’s Training course to get your pre-teens certified to babysit. A few other great concerts and other events await you […]

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