We’re coming to the end of the year here in the Tri-Cities, and 2014 has been a year of transitions. Things beginning. Things ending. There were certainly a lot of things to talk about. So I’ve gone back through the archives of the links posts, and I now proudly bring to you my completely unscientific […]
Archives for December 2014
Christmas is still a couple of days away, but New Year’s Eve is hot on its heels. If you’re looking for a great way to celebrate the arrival of 2015 in the Tri-Cities look no further. We’ve rounded up some great local events sure to get your year off the best start possible. “Aussie” New […]
The City of Coquitlam has awarded over $260,000 to recipients of the fall 2014 Spirit of Coquitlam grants, which support local non-profits and community-based organizations. 26 will receive funding to build community spirit through public art, sport activities and programs, festivals and events, sports hosting and capital projects. Selected projects range from $200 to over […]
The fourth annual Winter Solstice Lantern Festival is coming back to Port Moody, in an all-new location, on Sunday, December 21, 2014. To take in the fun head to Pioneer Memorial Park, located between Newport Village and City Hall, between 3:00 and 6:00pm. The location isn’t the only thing that’s new. There’s also an expanded […]
What’s Happening in the Tri-Cities: Babes in Toyland, CPR Holiday Train, and record-setting Jingle Bells!
It continues to look a lot like Christmas, everywhere in the Tri-Cities! See Babes in Toyland, greet the CPR Holiday Train, or, take a “parents’ night off” and give the kids a night out! More events in The V3H Events Calendar. What: Babes in Toyland When: Thursday, December 18 and Saturday, December 20 from 1:00 – […]
On Friday afternoon at 3:00pm (give or take) a shout of joy will go up from local schools, because winter break will be here. It will bring 16 days of vacation, celebrations and family togetherness. However, sometimes all that togetherness can wear a little thin around about December 29th. Also, as parents we may need […]
Who likes Christmas lights? I like Christmas lights. Even the sad little dim ones I’ve wrapped around my front garden. Here are some local folks who have put a lot more effort into their holiday light displays. I’ve made a Map of the Tri-Cities Christmas lights we have listed here. Makes cruising around looking at […]
We mentioned Coquitlam’s seasonal lights in an earlier post, but they’re so good they really deserve another, more in-depth mention. This is the fourth year for Coquitlam’s Christmas light display, and it is one of the largest free outdoor light displays in the Lower Mainland. The display can be viewed seven days a week from […]
It was one year ago, on December 11, 2013, that fire ripped through the Mossom Creek Hatchery and Education Centre in Port Moody. The fire completely destroyed the hatchery building and contents, including over 150,000 chum, coho and pink salmon eggs. The hatchery also had to put its 37 year salmon enhancement program on hold […]
What’s Happening in the Tri-Cities: Christmas at the Arts Centre, An “Old World” Christmas & “Celebrate The Season”!
Tis the season in the Tri-Cities! Attend Christmas concerts, a Family Day Christmas Art Class, and Christmas at the Art Centre! More events in The V3H Events Calendar. What: Christmas at the Pomo Arts Centre When: Thursday, December 11 from 7:00 – 9:00pm Where: Port Moody Arts Centre [map] The skinny: The first Christmas celebration […]