What’s Happening in the Tri Cities: Boots, Roots and Shoots

Port Moody Station Museum Celebrate Spring

Dig deep and celebrate spring or air out some music. Don’t forget to knock the mud off those boots before setting them a-stomping.
More events in The V3H Events Calendar.

TED2014 live stream at Port Moody Library this week – more details here.

What: Celebrate Spring
 Thursday, March 20 from 10:00am – 4:00pm
Where: Port Moody Station Museum, 2734 Murray Street (map)
The skinny: Discover all you ever wanted to know about composting and decay in days gone by with the staff of Port Moody Station Museum. $10 per family takes you back in time to tour the Heritage Garden and play in the dirt on this, the first day of Spring.
More info: 604.939.1648

What: Tri City Green Drinks
When:  Thursday, March 20 from 6:30 – 9:30pm
Where: Pasta Polo, Barnet Highway (map)
The skinny: A chance to learn more about the Kinder Morgan Pipeline project from Carleen Thomas who is project manager for Intergovernmental Relations for the Sacred Trust Initiative of the Tsleil-Waututh Nation. Everyone is welcome.
More info: 604.949.0045

What: Gallery Opening Reception at Port Moody Arts Centre
When:  Thursday, March 20 from 6:00 – 8:00pm
Where:   Port Moody Arts Centre, 2425 St. John’s Street (map)
The skinny:   Come and join the artists of Port Moody Arts Association as they open their Artist’s Choice gallery exhibition this evening. Mingle with the artists in your midst and find out what makes their creative clocks tick. Admission free; cash bar.
More info:  604.931.2008

What:  A Night with the Stars
When:  Thursday, March 20 from 7:30 – 9:30pm
Where:  Inlet Theatre, Port Moody Civic Centre, 100 Newport Drive (map)
The skinny: Enjoy a stellar line up including Pigeon Park, Prevailing Westerlies and fresh-from-PoMo ArtsFest Jacob Gebrewold, to raise funds with TriCities Rotaract for Home of Angels Orphanage in Uganda.Tickets ($20) available from the Box Office.
More info: 604.512.3816 or 778.233.1022

What: Dennis DeYoung: The Music of Styx
When:  Friday, March 21 from 7:30pm
Where:   Hard Rock Casino Show Theatre, 2080 United Boulevard (map)
The skinny: Disinterring music from way before I was born, Dennis DeYoung brings the sounds of mighty group Styx alive for a grateful audience – and you could be one of them.
More info:  604.523.5361

What: Roots and Boots
When:  Saturday, March 22 from 7:30pm
Where:   Hard Rock Casino Show Theatre, 2080 United Boulevard (map)
The skinny: Swing your boots and shake your roots to the sound of country this evening. Twanging guitars, stomping country legends and acoustic renditions is what your ticket will grant you access to. Tickets are $34.50, $39.50 & $49.50 (plus service charges).
More info:  604.523.5361

What: The Snides of March
 Saturday, March 22 from 8:00 – 10:00pm
Where:   Evergreen Cultural Centre, 1205 Pinetree Way (map)
The skinny:   Yes – this could be a ticket you see before your eyes, and a ticket granting access to husband-and-wife comedy team, Double Exposure. Satire, comedy, humour – you know you want it. Tickets: $35, $30, $15
More info:  604.927.6555

What: Tri Cities Soup Sisters and Broth Brothers
When:  Sunday, March 23 from 5:30 – 8:30pm
Where: Gallery Bistro, 2411 Clarke Street, Port Moody (map)
The skinny: Make soup, not war, and help out residents of Joy’s Place, an emergency shelter for victims of domestic abuse. $55 gets you an evening of soup making under expert tutelage, plus appetizers, a light dinner and wine to keep you at the broth pan. Book your space for this and upcoming soup sessions on the website.
More info: taramc26 at telus dot net

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