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 … oh wait! that’s next week.
More events in The V3H Events Calendar.

What: Eagle Ridge Hospital Foundation Charity Golf Classic
When:  Saturday, May 11 from 9:00am – 1:00pm
Where: Swaneset Bay Resort and Country Club, Pitt Meadows (map)
The skinny: Golf for a good cause. Golf all day and take part in the patio parties, auctions and full buffet dinner later.
More info: http://www.erhf.ca/event-calendar/charity-golf-classic/

What: Leigh Square Movie Night: Megamind
When:  Thursday, May 29 from 6:00 – 8:00pm
Where:  Leigh Square Community Arts Village, 2253 Leigh Square Place (map)
The skinny:  Tonight’s screening is Megamind – come for the superpowers, come earlier for the pre-movie arts activities and create your own superhero. Children welcome too. Admission is $4 drop-in.
More info:  604.927.8400

More info: box office 604.664.1636

What:  Ascension: 2014
When:  Thursday, May 29 to Sunday, June 1from 7:00pm
Where:  Inlet Theatre, Port Moody Civic Centre, 100 Newport Drive (map)
The skinny:   Music, theatre, film, dance brought to you by young artists and performers from the Tri Cities. Tickets: $10 or $30 for 5 nights | Email goliatharts@gmail.com or call 778.709.2154
More info: 604.469.4722

What: Bachman and Turner
 Friday, May 30 from 8:00pm
Where:  Hard Rock Casino Show Theatre, 2080 United Boulevard (map)
The skinny:  Tonight’s feast for your ears is from Canadian rock legends Bachman and Turner. Get your party trousers into overdrive with some hard-hitting tunes from yesteryear with guess who. Hey you – you know you want to!
More info:  604.523.5361

What: Neighbourhood Swap Meet and Community Shredding Event
When:  Saturday, May 31 from 9:00am – 2:00pm
Where: Glen Pine Pavilion (map)
The skinny: This is the event for you if you like swapping your neighbours or shredding your community. Watch out for those knuckles. Shredding starts at 10am and goes on to 12pm (that’s noon, if you’re a little shaky on clock times). Although both events are free, bringing something nice for the food bank or the Glen Pine 50 Plus Society will polish your karma just nicely.
More info: 604.927.4386

What: Relay for Life
When:  Saturday, May 31 from 10:00am – 10:00pm
Where: Percy Perry Stadium (map)
The skinny: Run, run for your life and for the lives of those around you facing cancer. Run with your team and celebrate survivors, remember absent friends. Registration is $20.
More info: Brooke Sherwood at 604-215-5205 or bsherwood@bc.cancer.ca

What: Yoga and Art Retreat
When:  Saturday, May 31 from 10:00am – 3:00pm
Where:  Port Moody Arts Centre, 2425 St. John’s Street (map)
The skinny:  Art and flexy bendy yoga all day is probably just what you’re looking for to waken up to spring. Local artist Joyelle Brandt will lead your fingertips through the creative painty bits while instructors from Kushala Yoga will guide the rest of you with meditation and poses. Heal your soul with art and wake up to summer happening in an outdoors near you.
More info:  604.931.2008

What: Best of BC Wines
When:  Saturday, May 31 from 7:00 – 9:30pm
Where:  Heritage Woods Secondary School (map)
The skinny:  BC Uncorked – the art of wine and food, brought to you by West Coast Wine Education and Port Moody Arts Centre Society as a fundraiser fro your local arts centre. Expect – tastings galore! Wine, nibbles, selected pairings involving over 35 of the top BC wineries. New for this year are the delights from local restaurants showing off their very bestest finger foods to tantalize the tastebuds. Mmm yum! Go get those tickets – $45 each.
More info:  604.931.2008

What: No More NMO 5k
When:  Sunday, June 1 from 9:00 – 10:00am
Where:   Rocky Point Park, 2800 Murray Street (map)
The skinny:   Stretch those hamsprings and breeze around the inlet for a gentle 5k jog to raise funds and awareness for the No More NMO campaign, combating Neuromyelitis Optica.
More info:  visit the website for details

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