Archives for July 2015

What’s Cooking at the Coquitlam Foundation


Coquitlam Foundation Executive Jill Cook

There are changes afoot at the Coquitlam Foundation. They have a newly hired executive director, Jill Cook, who will begin her job on August 1, 2015. When she starts she will be joining three recently appointed board members at the helm of the charitable organization. Cook, who replaces Dale Clarke, comes to the foundation with […]



There’s Still Time to Enjoy Neighbourhood Nights in Coquitlam


Coquitlam Neighbourhood Nights 2015

Would you like to get to know your neighbours in a relaxed and beautiful setting? What if we told you there would be free snacks? This summer the City of Coquitlam is continuing the weekly Neighbourhood Nights they started last year. Every Thursday night an event happens at a local park. These events are free […]



This Week in the Tri-Cities: The Height of Summer


Evergreen Night at the Museum Coquitlam

Here’s a snapshot of what’s happening this week in the Tri-Cities. As always, there are even more events in The V3H listed on our Events Calendar. What: Hansel and Gretel the Musical When: Wednesday, July 29 to Friday, July 31, 2015 Where: Various Locations in Coquitlam The skinny: Six talented teens, five of whom are Coquitlam […]



Four Ways to Enjoy BC Day in the Tri-Cities


BC Flag BC Day Activities Tri-Cities

Are you staying close to home for BC Day this weekend? If you are and you’re wondering what to do for a little bit of fun, look no further. We have four suggestions right here in the Tri-Cities. Swim … For Free The BC Day weekend is the height of summer, and one great way […]



Girls Night Out 2015


Port Moody Arts Centre Girls Night Out

Does a night out with the girls, filled with appies, fashion, beauty, art and comedy, sound like a good time? If so, the annual Girls Night Out event presented by the Port Moody Arts Centre is for you. On Friday, August 7, 2015 the event returns to Inlet Theatre and the City Hall Galleria with […]



Lawn Watering Restrictions Strengthened


Metro Vancouver Water Restrictions Level 3 2015

There’s no denying that it has been a hot, dry spring and summer here in Metro Vancouver. In response, the region entered Stage 3 Lawn Sprinkling Restrictions effective July 20, 2015. Here are the details: No watering lawns at any time. No water exemption permits may be used for new lawns or nematode application. No […]



This Week in the Tri-Cities: All Nations Festival, Multicultural Fair and More


All Nations Festival Coquitlam

Here’s a snapshot of what’s happening this week in the Tri-Cities. As always, there are even more events in The V3H listed on our Events Calendar. What: Little League 2015 Canadian Senior Championships When: Wednesday, July 22 to Wednesday, July 29, 2015 from 9:00am to 9:00pm Where: Blue Mountain Park, Coquitlam The skinny: Play Ball! Coquitlam […]



See Hansel and Gretel the Musical in Coquitlam Parks


Place Des Arts Teen Theatre Troupe Coquitlam

If you enjoy theatre in the great outdoors, we have good news for you. Thanks to a generous grant from the Coquitlam Maillardville Heritage Trust, Place des Arts 2015 Summer Teen Theatre Troupe will perform a modern take on an old fairy tale in local parks during the last week of July. Six talented teens, […]



Kid Heaven in Eagle Ridge at Sticky’s Candy


Stickys Candy Coquitlam Eagle Ridge

Tucked away behind the 7-11 and the Starbucks in Coquitlam’s Eagle Ridge neighbourhood is a little sweet shop that my kids adore. Adore. It’s a candy store and they’re kids, so no surprise, right? Of course they like it. What surprised me is how much I, as a grown-up, enjoy it. Sticky’s Candy is a […]



Life’s a Beach at Blue Mountain Park


Blue Mountain Park Pop Up Beach Coquitlam

This summer the City of Coquitlam is inviting residents and visitors alike to bury their toes in the sand and join in the fun at a temporary sandy beach. It’s located smack in the middle of the city at land-locked Blue Mountain Park. The Pop-up Beach will remain in place until August 21, 2015 and […]

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