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 Moody Arts Centre
When:  Thursday, May 15 from 6:00 – 8:00pm
Where:  Port Moody Arts Centre, 2425 St. John’s Street (map)
The skinny:  Take a flying leap into the Theatre of the Abstruse or a River of Robots, with artists P. Thomas Wood and Lynne Taylor Fahnestalk. Artists on hand and cash bar available (not necessarily in that order).
More info:  604.931.2008

What: Tri City Greendrinks
When: Thursday, May 15 from 6:30 to 9:30pm
Where:  Pasta Polo, Barnet Highway, Coquitlam (map)
The skinny: Drinks, delicious food and Dr. Art Bomke, Associate Professor Emeritus of UBC’s Faculty of Land and Food Systems at tonight’s meeting.
More info:  http://www.meetup.com/tricity-greendrinks/events/169625812/

What: Tykes Bike Clinic
When:  Saturday, May 17 from 10:00am – 1:00pm
Where: Kinder Café #112-2020 Oxford Connector Port Coquitlam (map)
The skinny: Set your pre-schoolers rolling under their own steam in this try-out session hosted by Kinder Café and featuring balance bikes from Tykes Bikes. Admission to the indoor playground gets you two-wheels fun and advice on how to get started. Playground admission fee applies.
More info: 604-554-0150

What: Lag B’omer
 Saturday, May 17 from 6:30pm – 12:00am
Where: Burquest JCA 2860 Dewdney Trunk Rd (map)
The skinny: BBQ, S’mores and more for $10 (children $5; non-members $12). Dinner kicks off at 6:30pm followed by a movie for the kids and a Martini Bar for the grown ups. And there will be dancing.
More info: eroubini@me.com

What: Coquitlam Farmers Market
When:  Sunday, May 18 from 9:00am – 1:00pm
Where: Dogwood Pavilion (map)
The skinny: Maked, baked or growed locally – this market is sure to satisfy your 100-mile diet fantasies or merely make you feel smug about using your hipster re-usable shopping bags and hobnobbing authentically with artisans. Whatever your reasons, slam this Sunday morning appointment in your Filofax and make a date with consciousness. Runs till October 26.
More info: 604.318.8966

What: Asthma Seminar
When: Tuesday, May 20 from 1:15 to 2:15pm
Where: Dogwood Pavilion (map)
The skinny: Eling Chow, pharmacist with Thrifty Foods will lead a presentation on treatment and management of asthma. Please register in advance as seating is limited.
More info: 604-927-4386

What: Hike: Millar Ravine and the Chines
When:  Wednesday, May 21 from 6:00 – 8:00pm
Where: Miller Ravine (please register for details)
The skinny: Evening hike through your local wilderness for awesome north shore views. Please register through the City of Coquitlam’s leisure portal (#461425) and sign the waiver.
More info: 604.939.4039

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