What’s Happening in the Tri Cities: Cover Your Eyes and Let Rip With a Giggle

Music for Mother Nature Inlet Theatre Port Moody

If music be the food of … then enjoy your week in the Tri Cities. There’s talent, nudity and giggles to keep you going this week. Not long till summer holidays!
More events in The V3H Events Calendar.

What:  Music for Mother Nature Night
When:  Thursday, June19 from 7:00 – 9:00pm
Where:  Inlet Theatre, Port Moody Civic Centre, 100 Newport Drive (map)
The skinny:   Welcome to a celebration of all things nature-inspired, an evening of song, music, drumming and comedy brought to you by local artist J. Peachy who says “Every day we hear that nature is at risk, the world is moving very fast and at times it can be too much to bear. However I believe in taking pause, celebrating what we have and expressing as a collective. Music for Mother Nature night is part creative celebration, healing and entertainment, we hope to educate as well as inspire people.” Tickets $15 at the door or online – funds raised for the Burrard Inlet Fish Festival planned for this fall.
More info: 604.469.4722

What: Opening Reception: Karin Bubaš
When:Thursday, June 19 from 6:00 – 9:00pm
Where:Evergreen Cultural Centre, 1205 Pinetree Way (map)
The skinny:Evergreen Cultural Centre invites you to the opening reception for an exhibition of work by artist Karin Bubaš. Refreshments, free admission and a talk by the exhibiting artist are all on the schedule for this evening.
More info:604.927.6555

What: Exhibition Opening Reception: Jeff Wilson
When:Thursday, June 19 from 6:00 – 8:00pm
Where:Port Moody Arts Centre, 2425 St. John’s Street (map)
The skinny:Port Moody Arts Centre opens a fascinating exhibition this evening, displaying work by photographer Jeff Wislon who has catalogued the famous neon signs characteristic of Vancouver’s past. This is a night for exploration and reminiscing in the company of the artist. Refreshments; admission free; cash bar.
More info:  604.931.2008

What:  Tri-City Greendrinks – The Burning Issue: What does Zero Waste look like?
When:  Thursday, June 19 from 6:30 – 9:30pm
Where:  Galleria, Port Moody Civic Centre, 100 Newport Drive (map)
The skinny:   Join a spirited discussion with guest speaker, Port Moody Councillor and Greendrinks co-organizer Rick Glumac as he guides you through the area’s waste handling initiatives and what they mean for the environment.
More info: please see the website for details

What: Port Moody Parade Day
When:Saturday, June 21 from 11:00am – 1:00pm
Where: from City Hall to Rocky Point Park (for the parade route see here)
The skinny: Everybody loves a parade, and in Port Moody this means bringing back the past and as recently as last year’s Centennial event in style. Floats will be processing from City Hall to Rocky Point in slow and stately progress as their performers whoop it up big time for the crowd.

  • In addition to the mobile entertainment, don’t miss the Port Moody Legion’s 15th Annual Show and Shine taking place at 2513 Clarke Street (map) between 8:00am and 4:00pm, with more events into the evening. During the day, don’t miss the BBQ, Golden Spike Can Can Dancers and music.
  • Port Moody Station Museum is celebrating National Aboriginal Day between 12:00 and 3:00pm, with a salmon BBQ and entertainment.

More info: check the links in the post above

What: Thunder from Down Under
When:Saturday, June 21 from 8:00pm
Where:Hard Rock Casino Show Theatre, 2080 United Boulevard (map)
The skinny:Ahem! Ladies – if you like your men scantily clad, then this one is for you. Australia’s Thunder from Down Under will bring their delights, their dynamic dance routines, colourful costumes, state-of-the-art lighting and hilarious humour to a stage very near you this Saturday. Ooh la! Stay in your seat for the rippling six packs, if you can.
More info:604.523.5361

What: The Comic Strippers
When:Saturdayday, June 21 from 8:00 – 10:00pm
Where:Evergreen Cultural Centre, 1205 Pinetree Way (map)
The skinny:… or if the idea of watching a bunch of buff blokes taking their kit off makes you weak with the giggles, then this one is for you. Tickets: Adult $35 | Senior $30 | Student $15
More info:604.927.6555

What:  Tri-Cities Got Talent Auditions
When:  Sunday, June 22 from 1:00 – 6:00pm
Where:  Inlet Theatre, Port Moody Civic Centre, 100 Newport Drive (map)
The skinny:   Your chance to shine as a star on stage at the Golden Spike Festival. Register in advance for your audition slot and may the best talent win! Looking forward to seeing you on stage. Break a leg.
More info: from the website

What: Eagle Ridge Hospital Book Sale
When:Wednesday, June 25 from 10:00am – 4:30pm
Where: Eagle Ridge Hospital, 475 Guildford Way (map)
The skinny: Old ,new, borrowed, blue – there’s more to book sales that dusty paperbacks. Grab some holiday reading and help out your local hospital auxiliary.


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