New Year’s Eve 2016 in the Tri-Cities


New Years 2012 Coquitlam Port Moody Port Coquitlam

Christmas is still a few 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 2016 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 Year’s […]



Take a Hike Over Winter Break


Park Tree Roots Minnekhada Park Port Coquitlam

Many of us are counting down the days until we get some time off over Christmas and New Year’s. Of course, not everyone enjoys a break at this time of year, but enough folks do that you may find yourself wondering what to do with yourself. If you’re not lucky enough to be jetting away […]



Tri-Cities Winter Break 2015-2016 Fun for Kids


Kids Skating

Tomorrow afternoon at 3:00pm (more or less) 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, after the presents have been opened and the Christmas cookies have been eaten, all that togetherness can wear a little […]



This Week in the Tri-Cities: Only 7 Shopping Days Left


Theatrix Nutcracker

Santa is coming, and so are these events! As always more can be found in the events calendar. What:  The Nutcracker – a Musical When:  December 17-19, 7pm and December 19 at 1pm Where:  Inlet Theatre, Port Moody The skinny:  This adorable story of a little girl, Clara, who gets a nutcracker from her magical […]



This Week in the Tri-Cities: Farmers Market Fun


Maillardville Christmas 2015

Man, I should really get Christmas shopping don’t you think? It looks like I have some opportunities this week. As always, more events can be found in the events calendar. What:  Coquitlam Christmas Farmers Market When:  Saturday, December 12, 9am – 4pm Where:  Poirier Sport & Leisure Complex The skinny:  The Coquitlam Farmers Market Society […]



Seven Clutter-free Gifts for Christmas


Christmas Gift

Christmas day is fast approaching and heart-warming holiday advertisements and malls bursting with merchandise assure us if we can find the perfect gift our holidays will be a success. Of course, we all want to show our loved ones and friends how much we cherish them, but is another scarf, scented candle, or electronic gadget […]



This Week in the Tri-Cities: Lots of Lanterns


Lantern Affair 2015 Place Des Arts Coquitlam

So this weekend my kids really want to put up the Christmas lights. Will have to do that and check out some local events! More can be found in our events calendar. What:  Eagle Ridge Hospital Auxiliary Annual Chocolate Sale When:  Thursday, December 3, 9am – 7pm and Friday, December 4, 9am to 4pm Where: […]



Celebrate the Season with Coastal Sound Choirs


Coastal Sound Christmas 2015

Featuring performances in Coquitlam and Vancouver, Coastal Sound’s 2015-2016 season offers something for everyone.  Two holiday choral concerts are scheduled in Coquitlam: the annual Comfort & Joy performances take place at Evergreen Cultural Centre on Sunday, December 13, 2015. In the Tri-Cities, Comfort & Joy will feature Harpist Gillian Skinner accompanying Coastal Sound choirs in […]



This Week in the Tri-Cities: Countdown to Santa


Christmas Leigh Square Port Coquitlam 2015

It’s coming, you know it’s coming. Shopping done yet? Well, if you want something else to do we’ve got you covered. You can find more events in our events calendar. What:  Celtic Christmas Charity Concert When:  Friday, November 27, 7:30pm Where:  St. Andrew’s United Church, Port Moody The skinny:  Caelestra is a 5 member Medieval-Celtic […]



Brighten Up at Place des Arts and Mackin House


Christmas Crafts Place Des Arts Makin House Coquitlam

Each year, Place des Arts in Coquitlam invites you to gather up family and friends and join them to brighten up the dark days of winter. Along with their popular Lantern Affair celebration, they also program a host of exciting events, performances and workshops that together comprise Brighten Up! Activities take place at Place des […]

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