Archives for June 2014

Early Summer in Coquitlam’s Inspiration Garden


Coquitlam’s Inspiration Garden is a great place to visit if you’d like to step up your gardening game, give your kids a chance to get up close and personal with where their food comes from, or just spend a little bit of time in nature. Located in the southeast corner of Town Centre Park, the […]



What’s Happening in the Tri Cities: A Helping Hand and a Slice of Cake


Downton Tea Coquitlam

As summer gets underway, the Tri Cities steps up with the helping hands for all kinds of causes – fish, grandmothers, kids … please find it in your hearts and wallets to share the load. More events in The V3H Events Calendar. What: Gallery Exhibition Opening Reception at Place des Arts When:Thursday, June 12 from […]



Summer Camps in the Tri-Cities


Summer usually arrives with great excitement or a collective groan, depending on which side of the breakfast table you’re perched. For kids, it’s the endless lazy days of school-free living, and for parents it’s also the endless days of school-free living. While the following isn’t an exhaustive list of what’s available to fill the hours, […]



Links: Affordable Housing and Secrets of the Deep


2013 City of Coquitlam Annual Report

July 2nd is the day the garbage all changes in Coquitlam. The new carts have been delivered to about a third of homes now. The city reminds everyone to hold off on using the new bins until the official July 2nd start date. Those bins aren’t exactly easy for the current garbage folks to lift […]



Summer Reading Club Kick-Off


Summer Reading Club Library Kids Coquitlam Port Coquitlam Port Moody

With two school-age kids, the annual Summer Reading Club is a big deal in our house. However, every year we run into the same issue: we forget to sign up until partway through July. The result is a mad scramble to get all our reading done. We also miss out on all the great Summer […]



Tri-Cities Outdoor Pools and Spray Parks: 2014


Coquitlam Port Coquitlam Port Moody Pools Spray Parks Schedule Open 2014

Summer’s on the way to our beautiful Tri-Cities so it’s time to get prepared for some splashy stay-at-home fun in the neighbourhood. There are quite a few outdoor pools and spray parks across Port Moody, Coquitlam and Port Coquitlam for us all to enjoy. We’ve rounded up the details for you here, so read on […]



What’s Happening in the Tri Cities: Parade, Books, Pilates and Shredding


Coquitlam Foundation Awards Night 2014

Moving into top gear for summer this week in the Tri Cities. Everyone loves a parade? Then this is the week to enjoy it with Festival Coquitlam’s display. Another park event is pilates – less parade, more mats. More events in The V3H Events Calendar. What: Port Coquitlam Farmers Market When:  Thursday, June 5 from […]



Coquitlam Teddy Bear Picnic – Summer Starts Here


Teddy Bear Picnic Coquitlam

There’s no better reminder for Tri-Cities residents that summer is almost here than the annual Festival Coquitlam Teddy Bear Parade and Picnic. Held each year at the beginning of June, this outdoor extravaganza pulls together the best summer happenings in the city and bundles them into a day of outdoor fun around Lafarge Lake. The […]



Links: What is a “Good Neighbour”?


Big Houses

Bring on the links! Rotating strikes will hit our school district again this Thursday, June 5th. Parents aren’t the only ones who are scrambling to make other plans. Daycare operators are also trying to figure out how to juggle all the extra kids. One of the premier cultural events in Coquitlam is heading for greener […]

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