Archives for June 2013

Outdoor Pool and Spray Park Listings – 2013


2013 Outdoor Pools and Sprayparks Coquitlam Port Moody Port Coquitlam

Summer officially gets its start in just a few days here in the Tri-Cities. One of the best parts of the season is the chance to head outside on a sunny day to play in the water. There are outdoor pools and spray parks across Port Moody, Coquitlam and Port Coquitlam that give us a […]



Summer Fun with Jimmy Baldwin at Place des Arts


Jimmy Baldwin Music Place Des Arts Coquitlam

What are your kids doing this summer? If they’re tired of the same-old, same-old, you may want to consider adding learn to play the guitar to their list. Guitar teacher Jimmy Baldwin is offering beginners’ group guitar classes for eight to twelve year olds at Place des Arts in Coquitlam as part of their Summer […]



What’s Happening in the Tri Cities: Home Alone, Ahead with a Hat, For the Girls and Much More!


Yarilo Dance with us Port Moody

This is the week for getting into the Centennial spirit big time in Port Moody, with a toe-tapping dance party and tea-sipping millinery craft party to get you in the mood. Meanwhile, over in Port Coquitlam, tweens are encouraged to leave their parents home alone for an evening (it’s good training for them, honest) or […]



(Not So) Secret Cycles


Secret Cycles exterior

Observant residents will have noticed a new outdoor store in town. Secret Cycles has moved from its oh-so-secret location tucked away off Barnet Highway in Coquitlam to a brand new, highly visible store in Port Moody on St. John’s Street, just in time for the start of cycling season. Canny commuters and weekend warriors will […]



Links: Garbage Apps and Hotel Scraps


Hotel Minibar

Lou Sekora is a lot of things, including a very good politician. The man knows how to pick an issue to create enough outrage among a very small number of voters to make sure he’s elected every time. Now as we all know, name recognition is 95% of the battle to be elected in chronically […]



The Breast Event of the Tri-Cities


Breast Event Tri-Cities

On June 15, 2013 in support of Rethink Breast Cancer, hundreds of women will converge upon the Inlet Theatre in Port Moody in the name of breast cancer education and awareness. Presented by TELUS, The Breast Event of the Tri-Cities is a daylong conference featuring Dr. Carolyn Gotay PhD, Dr. Divi Chandna MD, and Dr. […]



Watershed Tours: Find out Where Your Drinking Water Comes From


Coquitlam Watershed Tours Metro Vancouver

Metro Vancouver has three main drinking water sources. The first two, the Capilano and Seymour Reservoirs, are located on the North Shore. Together, they provide approximately 66% of the region’s drinking water. The remaining 34% comes from the Coquitlam Reservoir, located right here in the Tri-Cities. These protected watersheds provide you, and 2.3 million of […]



What’s Happening in the Tri Cities: Destroy the Evidence, the 100-mile Diet and Sweet Music for the Ears.


Teddy Bear

This week, get out and get healthy in the Tri Cities. There’s a bike ride round PoCo, farmer’s markets galore, and a picnic in the park for furry friends. Feed your mind as well as your body with concerts and art exhibitions. Outdoor events are a feast for the senses with a garden stroll and […]



Tour de PoCo


Tour de Poco

It’s not a race and there’s certainly not a yellow jersey for the course leader, but the 3rd Annual (Centennial Edition) Tour de PoCo is coming up on Sunday, June 9, 2013. The non-profit Port Coquitlam Heritage and Cultural Society, colloquially known as PoCo Heritage, is presenting this free cycling event to celebrate Port Coquitlam’s […]



Links: This Week in Avoiding By-Elections


Dont Vote Coquitlam City Hall

Seems the excitement of the provincial election will be with us for weeks to come in Coquitlam, as the haggling over whether or not we’re having a by-election continues. After the final absentee ballots came in, Coquitlam Councillor Selina Robinson now holds a 35 vote lead over Liberal Steve Kim in Coquitlam-Maillardville. This slim margin […]

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