Archives for December 2014

Top 5 Tri-Cities Stories of 2014


Top 5 stories of 2014 in the Tri-Cities

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 […]



New Year’s Eve 2015 in the Tri-Cities


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 […]



Local Groups Benefit from Spirit of Coquitlam Grants


Coquitlam Spirit Community Grants 2014

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 […]



2014 Port Moody Winter Solstice Lantern Festival


Solstice Lantern Festival 2011 Port Moody

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!


CP Holiday Train 2014

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 – […]



Tri-Cities Winter Break Fun for Kids


Christmas Camps Coquitlam Port Coquitlam

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 […]



Christmas Lights in the Tri-Cities 2014


Christmas Lights Tri-Cities 2014 Coquitlam Port Coquitlam Port Moody

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 […]



Coquitlam’s Seasonal Lights 2014


City of Coquitlam Christmas Lights 2014

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 […]



Mossom Creek Hatchery: One Year Later


Mossom Creek Hatchery One Year Later

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”!


Port Moody Arts Centre Christmas 2014

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 […]

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