Archives for April 2014

What’s Happening in the Tri Cities: Stuff Is


Port Moody Youth Week 2014

It’s all happening in your neighbourhood this week – see below for thrills, spills, custard-pie eating contests and more. Oh, and May Day Festival kicks off in Port Coquitlam on Friday … you won’t be bored 🙂 More events in The V3H Events Calendar. What: Youth Week When:  Thursday, May 1 to May 9 Where: […]



2014 Port Coquitlam May Day Festival


Port Coquitlam May Day 2014

A tradition dating back to 1923 returns this week as the City of Port Coquitlam kicks off its annual May Day Festival. May Pole dancing, a parade through downtown Port Coquitlam, guided walks, a carnival, Youth Week events and more are planned for the annual celebration, running from May 2 to 11, 2014. Plus, as […]



Links: Of course New West wants to point the Pattullo to Coquitlam


Rubens Shoes fundraiser Port Moody

With the Evergreen Line quickly going up all around us, the land use plans that are being discussed today will shape the community for generations to come. The City of Coquitlam is looking for input on a combined Burquitlam Lougheed Neighbourhood Plan. New West says six-lane Pattullo should go between Coquitlam and Surrey. Of course […]



Fingerling Festival 2014: Hooray for Salmon!


Port Moody Fingerling Festival 2014

Our family loves the Port Moody Ecological Society‘s Fingerling Festival. Every year we make a point of attending with our children, who take delight in the event. This fabulous, free, family event draws people not only from Port Moody, but from all across the Tri-Cities and surrounding communities as well. In fact, more than over […]



Coming up at Place des Arts


Place Des Arts Coquitlam

Over the next couple of weeks, a lot is happening at Place des Arts in Coquitlam. The first event is tonight, so mark your calendars and get ready to let your inner artist loose! Salon Speaker Series: Jay Hirabayashi & Barbara Bourget Thursday, April 24, 2014, 7:30pm At the latest installment of the popular Salon […]



What’s Happening in the Tri Cities: Seduced by Moonlight or Historically Paddling to Stay Afloat?


Stage 43 Seduced by Moonlight Evergreen Cultural Centre Coquitlam

Learn why building an ark might have been a good idea once upon a time. Otherwise, this is a good week to get your nose into a book or at least find out how inspiring and beneficial the written word can be. Maybe you’ll find an ark instruction manual out there. More events in The […]



Port Moody Wine Event: Get Your Tickets for BC Uncorked: The Art of Food and Wine!


Spring is in the air, and as the days get warmer many of us are looking forward to long summer evenings on the patio, sipping a great vintage. If you’re looking for some new wines to enjoy this summer, you’ll be glad to hear that BC Uncorked: The Art of Food and Wine is back. […]



Coquitlam Residents Get on the Cart


Coquitlam Garbage Collection Changes 2014

If you live in Coquitlam – as I do – you might have noticed those super-cool garbage carts all over Port Coquitlam and Port Moody, and wondered when your city would finally get on board. The day has finally come, and the answer is that automated waste collection will be coming to Coquitlam on July […]



What’s Happening in the Tri Cities: Easter, Earth Day and Extremely Large Lagomorphs


Easter Egg Hunt

My advice this week is enjoy the chocolate but don’t overdo it. Likewise the bunnies and the eggs. Moderation is key. More events in The V3H Events Calendar. What: Gallery Opening Reception When:  Thursday, April 17 from 6:00 – 8:00pm Where:   Port Moody Arts Centre, 2425 St. John’s Street (map) The skinny:   This […]



Time to Register for City-Wide Garage Sales


City Wide Garage Sale 2014 Coquitlam Port Coquitlam Port Moody

Have you been doing some spring cleaning? If so, you likely have a box (or five) full of stuff you don’t need or aren’t using anymore. If you have been meaning to run by the thrift store to donate it, you might want to re-consider. City-wide garage sales are coming to the Tri-Cities. Port Coquitlam […]

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