Archives for July 2014

What’s Happening in the Tri Cities: Weeds, Books, Block Party and Art


Passionate Outdoor Painters

This week you can listen to music, pull weeds, read a book and have a block party. Happy summer. More events in The V3H Events Calendar. What: City of Coquitlam Neighbourhood Night – Burquitlam Park When:  Thursday, July 17 from 6:00 – 8:00pm Where: Burquitlam Park, Smith Avenue (map) The skinny: You’re invited to Neighbourhood […]



Port Moody House Size and Height Meeting Tonight


Port Moody House Height Meeting

There has been a discussion brewing around Port Moody of what it means to be a “good neighbour”. Specifically, should your neighbours have the right to restrict the height of the house you are building? I made my feelings about the subject known in what turned out to be a controversial post. Tonight it’s the […]



Links: Coquitlam and Port Moody have it all wrong


Skateboarding Coquitlam

Maybe it’s the heat, but it seems that both Coquitlam and Port Moody councils haven’t had their thinking caps properly attached this week. First up in the lowlights is the City of Coquitlam moving to ban skateboards, longboards, roller blades, and even kid’s scooters from all city streets and sidewalks. The City says that it’s […]



Celebrate Bastille Day in Coquitlam


Bastille Day Coquitlam Maillardville

Quick – what happened 225 years ago this Monday, July 14, 2014? You might be tempted to answer “the first promise of the Evergreen Line was made” but you would be wrong. In fact, what actually happened was the beginning of the French Revolution with the storming of the Bastille on July 14, 1789. And […]



It’s not too Early to Plan for Fall!


Place Des Arts Coquitlam Registration

It might feel like summer has just started … because really, it has. It isn’t too early to start thinking about what you’ll be doing this fall, though. Registration for Place des Arts 2014/15 September–June lessons and classes in music, dance and theatre arts is now open to new students, while registration for fall, winter […]



What’s Happening in the Tri Cities: Astronomy, Films, Horses and Speakers


Space

There’s a lot going on in the Tri Cities this week – astronomy, horses, films and speakers.  More events in The V3H Events Calendar. What:  Starlab When:  Thursday, July 10 from 10:00am – 4:00pm Where:  Inlet Theatre, Port Moody Civic Centre, 100 Newport Drive (map) The skinny:   Kids 6-12 can learn about astronomy with the […]



Town Centre Park – City of Coquitlam


Town Centre Park in Coquitlam (1299 Pinetree Way – map) is an al fresco treasure chest of outdoor goodness for the whole family. As one of the largest parks in the Tri Cities, it offers a sports stadium and sports fields, walking trails, a fishing lake (permit only), a playground and water spray park. There is […]



Get Back to Your WildRoots in Port Moody


Food trucks are all the rage in big cities across North America. If you spend any time in Vancouver, especially during the summer months, you can’t miss them. But what of the Tri-Cities? IF you’re on the hunt for healthy, fresh and tasty food on the go in Port Moody, you’ll want to check out […]



Two Last-Minute Summer Camps


Second Story Improv Camp Port Coquitlam

Are you still on the hunt for a great summer camp for your kids? If so, we have two innovative last-minute options for you to consider. Girls Antibullying and Tween Confidence What’s the one thing you need to have an epic summer? Answer: inner awesomeness. Build your confidence, release your inner awesome, be fearlessly kind, […]



What’s Happening in the Tri Cities: Tap Toes and Move to the Beat


Port Moody Youth Arts Fest 2014

Sophistication and youthful energy are in store for Tri Cities residents this week as summer moves into a higher gear. Get your hands dirty or just sit back in your deckchair – whatever you decide it’s fine by me. Ah summer J More events in The V3H Events Calendar. What:  Port Moody Youth Arts Festival When: […]

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