Archives for August 2013

Back to School, Back to Creativity


Place Des Arts Coquitlam 2013

It’s no secret that we’re big fans of Place des Arts in Coquitlam. If you’ve never been inside it’s worth dropping by to see the bright, gorgeous interior filled with art, and for a chance to browse their gift shop. While you’re there, you may want to pick up a copy of their 2013/2014 Program […]



What’s Happening in the Tri Cities: … not much


Summer Sunset

The Tri Cities have burned themselves out in a wave of summer fun. It’s end-of-this and end-of-that this week, so grab the summery goodness before it becomes a memory. Invest in mothballs for your summer wardrobe. Don’t cry too much – school starts soon! Don’t forget to check out The V3H Events Calendar.   What: […]



Back-to-School with BackPAC


Backpac Fundraising Port Moody Coquitlam Port Coquitlam

With the kids heading back-to-school, local parents can expect to soon be getting all kinds of fundraising notices. Leann Fox is a local mom who saw the opportunity for innovation. A new business – BackPAC Fundraising – was born. Today she tells us a little bit more about what she’s doing. BackPAC Fundraising is a […]



A Leap of Faith, and $100,000


Coquitlam Crunch Challenge 2013

Skydiving takes courage, but never more so than for someone who has had to rebuild his life after an unplanned plummet from the sky. On Saturday August 3rd, 2013 at 3:21 pm, a determined JP Forest leaped from a plane over Abbotsford. This was JP’s first tandem jump following the 2008 plane crash that changed […]



What’s Happening in the Tri Cities: Putt Putt or Vroom Vroom


Links to literacy golf tournament 2013 port moody library

A fast-paced week moving from sheep in opera, to Bond, James Bond, fast cars and aiming for a hole-in-one for charity. Summertime, and the living is easy … don’t forget to check out The V3H Events Calendar for more regular shindigs.  What: Opera on the Lake: Candide When:  Friday, August 23 to Sunday, August 24 from 8:00 […]



Young Actors Strut their Stuff at Premiere


While school has been out for the summer, some local youth have been working hard making movies with Leo award-winning filmmaker Robert Randall. The three films will premiere on September 3, 2013 at Port Moody’s Inlet Theatre, capping off another successful season with the Young Actors Project (YAP). Despite working with micro budgets, YAP has […]



Art in the Park 2013


Art in the Park 2013 Minnekhada Port Coquitlam

If you’ve been paying attention, you are no doubt aware that Port Coquitlam and Port Moody are both celebrating their 100th birthdays with big shindigs this weekend. While Coquitlam isn’t doing anything to mark their big 1-2-2 this year, that doesn’t mean that there isn’t lots of fun to be had in the biggest of […]



Back to School in the Tri-Cities: Creative Children


Creative Children School Supplies Port Moody

If you have school-age children and you live in the Tri-Cities, you have likely heard of Creative Children. If not, you’ll want to check them out, because their warehouse just across from Rocky Point Park in Port Moody is one of the best places to shop for school supplies, art supplies and educational supplies in […]



What’s Happening in the Tri Cities: Shoes, Chews and Choo-choos


Provincial Swimming Championships 2013 Coquitlam

Channel your inner Thomas with not one, but two vintage train rides this week. With two Tri Cities municipalities celebrating triple digits this year, summer is just fun-packed to the max. If it’s all too much for you, I suggest communing with nature and artists amidst the trees in Minnekhada Park to centre your chakras […]



Tae Geuk Taekwondo: Kickin’ it in the Tri-Cities


Tae Geuk Taekwondo has been around for over 18 years in Port Moody. In that time it has spawned a few junior and senior Olympians as well as a number of accomplished competitors in various tournaments at provincial, national and international levels. Master Lim is an accomplished competitor both as a participant and as a […]

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