Archives for May 2014

What’s Happening in the Tri Cities: Run, Golf and Groove


Canadian Cancer Society Relay for Life Coquitlam

A fun-packed week ahead of you, Tri Cities residents. Roll up for a jellied eels eating contest outside Port Coquitlam City Hall, swim with the leviathon in Lafarge Lake, take part in a roller derby flashmob at Coquitlam Centre and finish off with Michael Bublé mixing and serving cocktails while singing sweet lullabies down at Rocky Point Pier […]



Tri-Cities Mayors are road trippin’ across Canada


Somewhere in Western Ontario, in an overstuffed RV, the Mayors of the Tri-Cities are right now on a cross-Canada road trip heading to the Federation of Canadian Municipalities convention in Niagara Falls. They’re calling it Town Haul, visiting communities across the country to meet their fellow “Your Worships” and learn about how cities across the […]



Port Moody Self Employment Information Session


Port Moody WorkBC Employment Centre Training Innovations

In the beginning, running your own business can be an uphill climb. While the entrepreneur is often celebrated for their individual initiative, no business is a success without the support of others. The Port Moody WorkBC Centre is hosting an information session about the Self Employment Program at Douglas College. This program is for those […]



Everyone Still Loves a Parade


If you were in the Tri-Cities last year, you may remember the year-long centennial celebrations that marked 2013 in Port Coquitlam and Port Moody. One of the highlights of the big 1-0-0 in Port Moody was the parade. It had been more than 30 years since a parade had been held in Port Moody, but […]



No Fun Fridays: Great for Parents and Kids


No Fun Friday Port Coquitlam

If you have school age kids, you might feel like you could use a break. Finding a sitter can be hard, though – not to mention expensive. Luckily, Port Coquitlam has the perfect answers. Children aged seven to ten can spend Friday night being active and having fun with friends at the city’s new No […]



What’s Happening in the Tri Cities: Get Your Thinking Caps on for the Salmon


Forest and Fjord Belcarra History

What’s it to be this week – a year with a frog, forests or fjords, or maybe smooth African rhythms? Tri Cities peeps – you are spoiled for activities and enrichment this week. And you have an awesome opportunity to help out your local environment – think deeply. More events in The V3H Events Calendar. […]



Get Ready to Glow in Coquitlam


Glow Gala 2014 Coquitlam

Glow: A Women’s Evening of Change and Celebration Gala is coming back to the Executive Plaza Hotel in Coquitlam on May 23, 2014 for its third run. This glamourous annual event is the primary fundraiser for the Glow Girl program, but it’s more than a traditional fundraiser. In fact, it’s the event that started it […]



Auditions at Place des Arts


Coquitlam’s Place des Arts is calling teen performers aged 13-17 to audition for one or both of its two performance companies. The Theatre Company and The Musical Theatre Company both run September 2014 – May 2015. Interested teens may call Place des Arts’ Theatre Programmer Jessie Au at 604.664.1636 ext. 33 to book an audition […]



What’s Happening in the Tri Cities: Peace and Calm and the Abstruse


Port Moody Arts Centre Rivet of Robots

A bit of a quiet week this one – might be an idea to check out some of the regular drop-in programs like the Felice Women’s Choir (Thursday mornings), Comic Shop Youth Arts on Tuesday afternoons or  the Salsa Dance Night on Saturday. More events in The V3H Events Calendar. What: Gallery Opening Exhibition: Port […]



The Farmers’ Market is Back for the Summer


Coquitlam Farmers Market 2014

If you felt a collective buzz in the local food community last Sunday, we know what caused it. The Coquitlam Farmers Market Society opened for its 18th season on Sunday, May 11, 2014. The Poirier Street Farmers Market is a Tri-Cities staple. It’s located in the Dogwood Pavilion parking lot at 624 Poirier Street (Poirier […]

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