16th Annual Hyde Creek Salmon Festival


Hyde Creek Salmon Festival 2015

Each fall from October to December, the Coho and Chum salmon make marathon journeys from the ocean back to Hyde Creek. They are coming back to their birthplace to lay and fertilize their eggs. It is the end of these spawning salmons’ lifespans. Celebrating the return of the salmon and their amazing life-cycle, a Port […]



Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup 2015 in Port Moody


Shoreline Cleanup Port Moody

The Port Moody Ecological Society keeps salmon happy and Port Moody’s inlet beautiful. The group runs Noons Creek Hatchery, a 100% volunteer operated coho and chum hatchery, as well as a water quality testing program. They also present the annual Fingerling Festival in Port Moody, and each year they help coordinate local activities for the […]



Experience Nature as Medicine at the Burrard Inlet Fish Fest


Burrard Inlet Fish Fest

Event organizers are inviting you to join them for the 3rd Burrard Inlet Fish Fest (BIFF). This free event for all ages is happening at Rocky Point Park in Port Moody from Friday, September 25 to Sunday, September 27, 2015. If you add this event to your Culture Days list you’ll meet other passionate folks […]



Scott Creek Community Garden Opens Today


Coquitlam Community Garden Scott Creek

Local food enthusiasts take note! Coquitlam will officially open the Scott Creek Community Garden in Eagle Ridge Park (1240 Lansdowne Drive) on Thursday, June 11, 2015 from 10:00am – 2:00pm. The garden was created when City of Coquitlam applied for a grant from the Scotts Miracle-Gro Showcase Garden Program and was awarded $15,000 in cash […]



Release the Fish in Hyde Creek


Hyde Creek Watershed Society

The Hyde Creek Watershed Society in Port Coquitlam works to preserve and enhance fish and wildlife in the Hyde Creek Watershed. Over their 12 year history they’ve had about 60 volunteer members working with them. They also engage in the greater community by participating in local activities and events to promote an understanding of our […]



Join the Blue Dot Movement in Port Coquitlam


Blue Dot Movement Port Coquitlam

The Blue Dot Movement is spreading to Port Coquitlam. Blue Dot is a comprehensive, multi-year campaign to support Canadians who want meaningful action to protect the people and places they love. Backed by the David Suzuki Foundation, their mission is to have every Canadian’s right to a healthy environment recognized in our Charter of Rights […]



2015 City-Wide Garage Sales in the Tri-Cities


With spring here, many of us are clearing out the clutter that’s accumulated over the winter. If you could use an excuse to clean out your garage, or you’re wondering what to do with all the stuff you don’t want anymore, you’ll want to mark your calendar for the city-wide garage sales coming soon to […]



What’s Happening in the Tri Cities: Musical Mornings, Planters and Ghost Town


Light the Night

This week you can get prepared for an emergency, listen to music and enjoy a ghost town. More events in The V3H Events Calendar. What: Emergency Preparedness When:  various dates, various times Where: locations in Coquitlam The skinny: Emergency Preparedness Training for the City of Coquitlam – Personal, Family & Community Emergency Preparedness – October […]



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 […]



Links: And They’re Off!


Coquitlam Port Moody Mayor Race 2014

We’re two months away from the 2014 Civic Election. Always a fun time for me and maybe around 20% of you. It’s early days, but we’re already gearing up for some interesting races. In Coquitlam former mayor and longtime councillor Lou Sekora is going to run for mayor against Richard Stewart. I for one can’t […]

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