Archives for December 2013

New Year’s Celebrations in the Tri-Cities


Christmas and Boxing Day have come and gone, which means that New Year’s Eve will be here very soon. If you’re still looking for a great way to celebrate the arrival of 2014 in the Tri-Cities look no further. We’ve rounded up some great local events sure to get your year off the best start […]



Merry Christmas from TheV3H


Today we’d like to take the chance to wish you a very merry Christmas. However you celebrate – and whenever you celebrate – we hope that your day is filled with joy. We’ll be back to fill you in on what’s happening on New Year’s Eve in the Tri-Cities. In the meantime, we’d like to […]



Christmas Lights in the Tri-Cities 2013


Christmas is almost here, and one of my favourite family activities of the holiday season is touring around looking at Christmas lights. While I didn’t even get it together to get up lights on my house this year, many of our fellow citizens needed serious extra electrical service to power their spectacular light displays. To […]



Looking Back on 2013


As we get closer and closer to Christmas – and not long after, New Year’s – many of us find ourselves looking back on the past 12 months. Here at TheV3H we’re no different. As we complete our own holiday preparations, we thought it would be fun to take a look back on some of […]



Keeping the Kids Busy Over Winter Break


City of Coquitlam Christmas Camps

Tomorrow afternoon at 3:00pm (give or take) a shout of joy will go up from local schools, because winter break will be here. It will bring 17 days of vacation, celebrations and family togetherness. However, sometimes all that togetherness can wear a little thin, especially if all of your kids’ friends are out of town […]



What’s Happening in the Tri Cities: Festive Countdown to Banish Humbug Begins


Theatrix Christmas Carol Inlet Theatre Port Moody

‘twas the week before Christmas, and all through the Tri Cities not an event was stirring, not even a fundraiser … a seasonally quiet week for entertainment but I suspect residents will be out and about making their own. School’s out on Friday. Keep going – you’re on the home stretch now! And don’t forget, […]



Parks and Eats, or A Parent’s Guide to Surviving Cold-Weather Playgrounds with Coffee


According to government health guidelines, Canadians of all ages need to get more active. For kids, this should be 60 minutes per day of energetic swinging, walking, running, chasing and jumping – the kind of activity they can get up to at a local playground. Unfortunately it’s now winter, so how do parents cope with […]



Mossom Creek Hatchery: How you can help


This past Wednesday as you may know, a devastating fire destroyed the Mossom Creek salmon hatchery in Port Moody. The hatchery has been an instrumental part of the community since 1976. Mossom Creek was salmon free until the hatchery rehabilitated the creek, where Chum and Coho salmon now come home every fall. The only silver […]



Holiday Help is Here!


Holiday Gifts If you’re still on the hunt for holiday gift ideas for that person who has everything – and that person is at least 19 years old – you may want to check out some of the offerings from West Coast Wine Education. You’ll find some truly unique offerings to tickle the fancy and […]



Get a Head Start on Your Resolutions at Place des Arts


With Christmas closing in on us, New Year’s can’t be far behind. When this month draws to a close, many of us will be thinking about the year ahead, and how we can make the most of it. Perhaps we’ll resolve to start exercising, stop eating sugar, be kinder, or quit smoking. Or maybe this […]

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