Archives for July 2014

New Mural Graces Port Coquitlam Park


Port Coquitlam Baseball Mural

Port Coquitlam is home to many beautiful murals. Recently, the city teamed up with Poco Minor Baseball and mural artist Kris Kupskay to create another. The 2000 square foot community mural at Thompson Park as part of the City’s ParticiPAINT program. Thompson Park is home to Poco Minor baseball where hundreds of kids will be […]



What’s Happening in the Tri Cities: Summer Movies and Music


Paint Nite Hard Rock Casino Coquitlam

Summer events this week include a movie, community night in the park and a concert. More events in The V3H Events Calendar. What: City of Coquitlam Neighbourhood Nights: Galloway Park When:  Thursday, July 31 from 6:00 – 8:00pm Where: Galloway Park, Galloway Avenue, Coquitlam (map) The skinny: You’re invited to Neighbourhood Night, a free community […]



Links: Port Moody Pay Parking Punted


Parking Rocky Point Park Port Moody

It seems we weren’t the only ones complaining about the proposed pay parking strategy at Rocky Point Park. The plan is now on hold with the thinking being the plan will resurface next year with public input. Let’s hope this isn’t just a way to avoid doing something unpopular in an election year. The blog […]



Breast Cancer Survivors Regain a Sense of Normalcy at Eagle Ridge Hospital


Eagle Ridge Hospital Mastectomy Tattoos

Eagle Ridge Hospital here in the Tri-Cities does a lot of important work. One of the ways they help patients is by caring for women throughout their lengthy struggle to fight breast cancer. This process may involve general and plastic surgeons for minimizing the effect of tumor removal and to help prepare for reconstructive breast […]



Opera at the Lake 2014


Marraige of Figaro Evergreen Cultural Centre Opera at the Lake

If you’re looking for some serious culture in the Tri-Cities this summer, check out Evergreen Cultural Centre. They’re planning to bring Opera at the Lake back to the shores of Lafarge Lake on August 22-24, 2014. Opera on the Lake is presented by DragonDiva Operatic Theatre, based in New Westminster. They’re on a mission to […]



What’s Happening in the Tri Cities: Wine, Beer, Festivals and Singing


Newport Village Port Moody Summer Fest 2014

This week sees a festival, wine tasting, a hops growing workshop and one of our regular farmers markets. Plenty to enjoy. More events in The V3H Events Calendar. What: Coquitlam Industrial Zone Meeting When:  Thursday, July 24 from 3:00 – 7:00pm Where:  Hard Rock Casino Show Theatre, 2080 United Boulevard (map) The skinny:  The City of Coquitlam […]



Port Moody Day 2014


Port Moody Day 2014

Do you remember how, as 2013 drew to a close, we were expecting an end to Port Moody’s Centennial celebrations? Well, it turns out that even though the city is now 101 years old, they’re retaining many of the events that local residents so enjoyed last year. First, there was the Parade 2.0. Now, this […]



Links: New Craft Brews and Fun in the Tri-Cities Sun


Summer Fun Tri-Cities

Coquitlam’s new garbage system rolled out at the beginning of the month, and things are running fairly smoothy. The main issue so far seems to be people forgetting to unclip the little bear locks on the green waste bins. If you’re having issues or would like some more information, there is a garbage collection workshop […]



Art in the Garden Tour 2014


Art in the Garden Port Moody Arts Centre

Hidden in many yards in and around the Tri-Cities are private edens designed by avid gardeners. They paint with colourful flowers and sculpt in 3D greenery. Very rarely do we get to see them, however, as they’re hidden behind fences and around corners, away from prying eyes. All of that changes with a fabulous event, […]



New Fields of Dreams popping up in the Tri-Cities


Port Moody Westhill Sports Box Grand Opening

“If you build it, they will come.” Probably one of the most famous lines from any sports movie. This summer, all the Tri-Cities are building them, and while Shoeless Joe Jackson may not be coming, they’ll be around for all of us to enjoy. Westhill Sports Box The City of Port Moody just opened the […]

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