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 V3H Events Calendar.

What: Eagle Ridge Hospital Used Book Sale
When:  Thursday, April 24 from 10:00am – 4:30pm
Where: Eagle Ridge Hospital, Guildford Way, Port Moody (map)
The skinny: Stock up on reading material for the summer holidays and help out your local medical team. The hospital auxiliary has organized a way to move both books and funds around to benefit the hospital and the patients. Please support.

What: The Great Northwest Flood
When:  Thursday, April 24 from 7:00 to 8:00pm
Where:   Community Room, Leigh Square Community Arts Village (map)
The skinny: Without alarming you, did you know that there was a Great Northwest Flood once upon a time? Find out more from local photographer Steve Smith who will be presenting photos and a documentary to show the evidence.
More info:  604.927.8403

What:  Place des Arts Salon Speaker Series
When:  Thursday, April 24 from 7:30 – 9:00pm
Where:  Place des Arts, 1120 Brunette Avenue (map)
The skinny:  Spend the evening with Jay Hirabayashi and Barbara Bourget to learn about Butoh, a Japanese dance aesthetic and the art of survival as a professional dancer. Admission: $5.00 + HST.
More info: box office 604.664.1636

What: Seduced by Moonlight
 Thursday, April 24 – 27; and April 30 – May 3 from 8:00 – 10:30pm
Where:   Evergreen Cultural Centre, 1205 Pinetree Way (map)
The skinny:   How do romance novel authors rekindle the flames of love in their own lives? Maybe you can learn a thing or two with this hilarious romantic comedy with a hint of saucy spring warmth. For rustic cabin lovers everywhere – punctuate as you desire!
More info:  604.927.6555

What: Port Coquitlam Garage Sale
When:  Saturday, April 26 from 9:00am – 1:00pm
Where: all over Port Coquitlam
The skinny: Get ready to discover if one household’s junk is your own buried treasure as the city of Port Coquitlam spring cleans itself and purges the possessions. Last year saw 70 households take part. Surely there’s something out there for you. Stout shoes, plenty of change and a vehicle might make the morning go smoothly. Good hunting.
More info: www.portcoquitlam.ca/garagesale

What:  Faculty Concert at Place des Arts
When:  Saturday, April 26 from 7:30 – 9:00pm
Where:  Place des Arts, 1120 Brunette Avenue (map)
The skinny:  A harp concert and more – let Rebecca Blair and friends lead you musically into an evening soundscape of soulful airs and lively Celtic melodies. Admission: Students & Seniors $13 + TAX | Adults $15 + TAX.
More info: box office 604.664.1636

What: Evergreen Gallery Opening: As I Was Reading …
 Sunday, April 27 from 4:00 – 6:00pm
Where:   Evergreen Cultural Centre, 1205 Pinetree Way (map)
The skinny:   Text as artful inspiration leads the way in the opening of UBC professor Richard E. Prince’s gallery exhibition. Prince’s sculptural installations come from the inspiration of reading and literature of all kinds. Learn how text affects the artist’s artistic practice and life as a whole, and maybe experience how the simple act of reading lifts you into another world.
More info:  604.927.6555

What: Play and Learn: Screen Free!
When:  Wednesday, April 30 from 5:30 – 7:30pm
Where: Coquitlam Centre, Barnet Highway (map)
The skinny: Hmmm – screen free. Wonder what that could mean? Why not drop by for Coquitlam Library’s monthly activity session in the mall to find out. There will be games and activities designed around the theme – all good family fun. No registration required.
More info: check the website

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