Archives for November 2013

SHARE the Love this Holiday Season


Share Society Christmas 2013

December is arriving this weekend, which means that Christmas is just around the corner. While we all deck our own halls, some of our neighbours are worried about how they will give their own families a Merry Christmas. SHARE Family and Community Services is working to help, but they need others to chip in. If […]



Catch the Nutcracker in Coquitlam


Royal Ballet Nutcracker Coquitlam Cineplex

There’s a new trend in the world of performing arts. More and more often, satellite technology is being used to bring performing arts to the big screen in communities of all sizes. For those of us in the Tri-Cities, this is a chance to see some of the world’s best dance and theatre in a […]



What’s Happening in the Tri Cities: Open your wallet, rinse and repeat …


Christmas Leigh Square Port Coquitlam

This week, a chance to give before you get with some excellent fundraisers going on before your wallet mysteriously empties itself in the coming month or so. Donate donate donate … for tomorrow, it might be you and yours in line. More events in The V3H Events Calendar. What: Gabriel Palatchi Trio When:  Thursday, November […]



Kick off Your Holiday Shopping Tonight at Unwrapped


Coquitlam Centre Unwrapped 2013

When it comes to local holiday shopping events, few can top Coquitlam Centre’s Unwrapped. The 5th annual evening of charitable shopping takes place at the mall tonight, from 7:00-10:30pm. While the rest of the mall is closed attendees enjoy special offers, discounts, and ‘glam’ stations. There are also festive tunes and entertainment, and the chance […]



Links: Evergreen Construction and Fall Photos


Evergreen Line Construction Lafarge Lake

Over the Remembrance Day weekend, major work was done on the Evergreen Line at the corner of Ioco and Barnet Highway. This week the changes start at the end of the line in Coquitlam. At the intersection of Pinetree and Guildford Way, there will be some changes as construction starts on the elevated guideway around […]



Gearing up for A Lantern Affair 2013


A Lantern Affair Place Des Arts Coquitlam 2013

A Lantern Affair is an annual event that sets Carré Heritage Square in Coquitlam alight. We’ve already mentioned it to you in our round-up of sparkling seasonal events, but an event like this deserves its very own post. A Lantern Affair – formerly called Light up the Square – is a free all ages event […]



Carsharing Parks Itself in the Tri-Cities


Modo Car Share Coquitlam

If you visit Vancouver, you can see them pretty much everywhere: car sharing services, which allow members the freedom to use a car without bearing the burdens and expenses of owning their own vehicle. Unfortunately, those of us in the suburbs have been left out. Or, at least, we were until now. Thanks to cooperation […]



What’s Happening in the Tri Cities: Light Up, Chill Out and Deck the DIY


Glass Tiger Red Robinson Theatre Coquitlam

Music music music all the way this week, with either CanCon rock idols, sweet Persian rhymes or the close-at-hand Land of Deborah for your aural pleasures. This week is also a moment to pause before the headiness of seasonal prep catches up – my suggestions? a doll workshop to get in touch with your creative […]



Links: Turfing Red Robinson from the marquee a disgrace


Red Robinson Show Theatre Coquitlam Boulevard Casino

So as we reported a while back, the Boulevard Casino in Coquitlam will be rebranding itself as the Hard Rock Casino on December 20th. Great Canadian Gaming continues to run the facility with the licensed name. So far so good. The Boulevard branding was always a little scattered, and anything they want to do to […]



Tree Lightings and Santa Appearances in the Tri-Cities


Christmas Tree Lighting 2013 Coquitlam

With Remembrance Day now firmly behind us, we’re hurtling headlong towards the holiday season. The Tri-Cities is preparing to deck its halls in honour of the season, and there are a number of events coming up to celebrate. If you’d like to help light up the region, we have a list of events you’ll want […]

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