What’s Happening in the Tri Cities: Culture Days, Charity and Golf


Eagle Ridge Hospital Foundation Evening of Caring 2014

Enjoy an anniversary, charitable events and Culture Days this week. More events in The V3H Events Calendar.

What: Tri Cities Chamber of Commerce Member’s Mixer – 3D Golf Performance
When:  Thursday, September 25 from 5:00 – 7:00pm
Where:   3D Golf Performance 10 – 228 Schoolhouse Street, Port Coquitlam (map)
The skinny:   Join us for one of the Chamber’s most popular events; an evening of networking at 3D Golf Performance! Make new contacts & expand your network while enjoying some great refreshments. Everyone will leave with some delicious treats, a chance to win some great door prizes, and definitely new business contacts. Expect to make some great business connections, and watch out for great prize draws at this sought out event! Space is limited. Please register early.
More info: email for more information

What:  Job Seekers
When:  Thursday, September 18 from 2:00 – 3:00pm
Where:  Parklane Room, Port Moody Civic Centre, 100 Newport Drive (map)
The skinny:   A strong resume is crucial. It will catch the attention of employers and help get that interview. Learn how to choose the right resume style, and add the “wow” factor that will make you stand out and land that new job. This program is offered in partnership with Training Innovations. Space is limited. Call 604-469-4577 to reserve a seat.
More info: 604.469.4577

What: Culture Days 2014
When:  Friday to Sunday, September 26 to 28 at various times and locations
Where: throughout Tri Cities
The skinny: Initiated by The Canadian Arts Summit, Culture Days was endorsed and supported from its early beginnings by the Canada Council for the Arts, Culture pour tous and The Banff Centre. Since its official launch in 2010, Culture Days has generated enthusiastic interest, participation and support from a rapidly growing network of artists, organizations, municipalities, as well as the private and public sector and media across the country. For a roundup of what’s happening throughout the Tri Cities, and details on the Culture Shuttle, see our post here or check out the City of Port Moody’s website here.
More info: www.culturedays.ca

What:  Crossroads Hospice Coffeehouse 2014 – 15th Anniversary
When:  
Friday, September 26 from 7:15pm
Where:  The Gathering Place, 1100 – 2253 Leigh Square, Port Coquitlam (map)
The skinny:  At least 9 acts from the history of the most successful coffeehouse in the Tri-Cities! We celebrate our musical friends – and audience and volunteers – with a bit of everything – as usual! Beginning earlier at 7:15pm – and sorry, no open stage tonight. Tickets $5 at the door.
More info: info@crossroadshospice.bc.ca

What: Vision for Riverview – Third Open House
When:  Saturday, September 27 from 10:00am – 1:30pm
Where: Centennial Activity Centre, 570 Poirier St, Coquitlam (map)
The skinny: Please join us for our third open house for the Riverview Lands Vision Process. See your ideas for Riverview come alive at the upcoming community Co-Design workshops.
•          Hear peoples’ desires for the future life of Riverview at a brainstorming session.
•          Participate in a group with an artist to create a scene that depicts a day in the life on the Riverview Lands.
•          View all of the drawings and rate the ideas.
More info: Pre-registration is strongly encouraged but not required – call 604.216.7057 or questions@renewingriverview.com

What: EHRF Evening of Caring Gala
When:  Saturday, September 26 from 5:00 – 10:30pm
Where:   Hard Rock Casino Show Theatre, 2080 United Boulevard (map)
The skinny:   Be part of a chic and stylish evening at the 24th Annual Eagle Ridge Hospital Foundation Evening of Caring Gala— the premier Gala fundraising event in the Tri-Cities. Funds raised during the feature of the evening, Fund-A-Need, helping to purchase new urology equipment for Eagle Ridge Hospital.
More info:  For info and tickets visit http://erhf.ca/event-calendar/evening-of-caring-gala/

What: Paint It Forward
When:  Saturday, September 27 from 6:30 – 9:00pm
Where:   Port Moody Arts Centre, 2425 St. John’s Street (map)
The skinny:   Join Port Moody Arts Centre’s instructors for an evening of wine, beer and laughter as we celebrate life through art. Ticket price includes an 12″x 16″ canvas with professional artist instruction, one drink and light appetizers. Additonal wine and beer will be available for purchase. All participants must be 19+. Partial proceeds will go to helping children-in-need attend PMAC art camps. Please register in advance.
More info:  604.931.2008

What:  Place des Arts Family Day
When:  Sunday, September 28 from 1:30 – 3:30pm
Where:  Place des Arts, 1120 Brunette Avenue (map)
The skinny:  Place des Arts is proud to offer our September 28th Family Day as part of Culture Days, a free national grassroots arts and culture event that is being celebrated in every province and territory in Canada. Gather up the family and tour three exhibitions, meet the artists and participate in several all-ages workshops! Join us in making and playing with miniature boats crafted from recycled corks to celebrate Jeff Wilson’s exhibition, By Land, Sea and Air. Then take some time to create your own sketchbook with print maker and teacher Saskia Jetten, and finish off the day by making a drip-down painting using watercolours and straws inspired by Karen Santos’ exhibition Silence Lifted. Admission is free! Don’t be intimidated by art, get engaged in it! Reserve your spot by phone at 604.664.1636. Admission: By donation
More info: box office 604.664.1636

What:  Venosta Vintage Radio Show
When:  Sunday, September 28 from 3:00pm
Where:  Inlet Theatre, Port Moody Civic Centre, 100 Newport Drive (map)
The skinny:   In Partnership with REBEL HAUNT THEATRE Company and the City of Port Moody. Take a step back in time and enjoy a live Radio Show! The Port Moody Station Museum, Rebel Haunt and City of Port Moody, combine forces to create an afternoon of fun, storytelling and frivolity! This event is part of CULTURE Days and is FREE for you and your family and friends to enjoy!
More info: 604.469.4722

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