Archives for October 2012

What’s Happening in the Tri-Cities: A Craigslist Cantata, Get Published, A Class Act, A Youth Perspective on Bullying and More!


Salmon Come Home Hoy Scott Watershed Society

Your kids are going to be whirling around in excitement this week, maybe from an early sugar high of Halloween treats or because there is a Halloween Funland, Salmon Come Home event and Pro-D Day Camp that they can have fun at.  And mom and dad, don’t you worry, there are plenty of events for you […]



Curling Open House: Fun for Everyone in Port Moody


Port Moody Curling Port Moody Rec Centre

During a recent visit to the Port Moody Rec Centre, I decided to try curling. Luckily, there was a curling open house that day. From 9:00am to 3:00pm the Port Moody Curling Club promised to teach us the basics, and show us what all the fuss was about. The first thing I heard about curling from […]



Evergreen’s 2012/2013 Season Launch Party: Sneak Peaks and Sweet Temptations


I had a plan.  I love theatre productions while my husband often falls asleep during them.  But, I knew that Coquitlam’s Evergreen Cultural Centre provides such an array of shows that I was sure there would be something he would enjoy.  It was just a matter of figuring out how to convince him.  And then […]



You Can’t Beat Vera’s Meat!


Veras Burger Shack Port Moody

As a long time fan of Vera’s Burger Shack I was excited to learn there was a location opening in Port Moody at Newport Village. The Scoop on Vera’s Burger Shack Vera’s Burger Shack started out as a beach concession in 1977 and has grown into a Lower Mainland chain (plus one in Ontario) that […]



Links – Coquitlam Library and Pay Parking at Rocky Point?


Rocky Point Park Port Moody Pay Parking

Hey, it’s 10 – 11 – 12 today. I hope your day is as well lined up as the numbers in the date. Who loves a library? I love a library. Perhaps it’s my love of books. Perhaps it’s my love of telling people to be quiet. Perhaps it’s my firm belief that there’s a […]



What’s Happening in the Tri-Cities: Ioco Ghost Town Day, Halloween Magic Show, A Kitchen Party and More!


Ioco Ghost Town Days 2012 Port Moody Station Museum

  Elvis has entered the building…Red Robinson Theatre Building that is.  And others from the past will be visiting the Tri-Cities this week; heritage actors and model A cars will be roaming the streets of Ioco townsite for Ioco’s Ghost Town Day and the 1950’s come alive at a Newfoundland impromptu Kitchen Party held at […]



Art Knapp: More Than Just a Garden Store


Last week I talked about Art Knapp’s Funland, which is a howling great time. However, that wasn’t my first experience with the store. It was a friend who actually told me about the place. There was initially some skepticism lurking in my head at her suggestion to go to Art Knapp Plantland & Florist for gift shopping. […]



Celebrating Small Business Week in the Tri-Cities


Small Business Week 2012 Coquitlam Port Moody

Today is Thanksgiving, and one of the things that I am thankful for as a Tri-Cities resident is the high number of fabulous local businesses located right here in our community. If you’re one of them, or if you just have an entrepreneurial spirit, you’ll want to pay attention to this post, because we’re going […]



The HomeTeam Offers Extreme Hope with Extreme Makeovers


The Home Team Coquitlam

You’ve probably seen ‘Extreme Makeover’ TV shows that assist families in need with home renovations. But did you know that a Coquitlam group called ‘The HomeTeam’ has been doing it here in the Tri-Cities since 2007? The HomeTeam is a non-profit community outreach program of the Cornerstone Seventh Day Adventist Church consisting of 12 core […]



“Hey Maria! It’s an A.B.S. Story!”


Hey Maria, Its an ABS Story Port Moody

For the past year, Port Moody Secondary students have been working on organizing a fundraiser for Free the Children. Their goal is to collect enough money to build a school in Sierra Leone, Africa. So this Thanksgiving weekend come out to Port Moody Inlet Theater to spend some time with your family, give thanks for having access […]

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