What’s Happening in the Tri Cities: Open Houses, Terry Fox Run and Public Meetings


Terry Fox Run 2014 Port Coquitlam Port Moody Coquitlam Anmore Belcarra

Check out this week’s calendar – the Terry Fox Run, some Open Houses for the arts and two public meetings on the environment. More events in The V3H Events Calendar. What: Coquitlam Foundation AGM When:  Thursday, September 11 from 7:00 – 9:00pm Where:   Coquitlam Library – City Centre Branch, 1169 Pinetree Way (map) The […]



What’s Happening in the Tri Cities: Get Your Thinking Caps on for the Salmon


Forest and Fjord Belcarra History

What’s it to be this week – a year with a frog, forests or fjords, or maybe smooth African rhythms? Tri Cities peeps – you are spoiled for activities and enrichment this week. And you have an awesome opportunity to help out your local environment – think deeply. More events in The V3H Events Calendar. […]



What’s Happening in the Tri Cities: Only Mother’s Day


Mothers Day Flower

This is probably the most important week in the year … and May Day festivities continue in Port Coquitlam. Woohoo! I predict that you won’t be bored, you will probably turn to handcrafting for an emergency weekend gift, and there will be at least one family tantrum somewhere in the V3H on Sunday. More events […]



On Your Feet: Bert Flinn Park


Bert Flinn trails photo credit afmaxwell

One of the great pleasures of living in the V3H is the abundance of trails accessible right on your doorstep, leading you into The Great Outdoors. This is especially so if you live in the Heritage Woods/Heritage Mountain area of the community where the townhome developments are interwoven with the creeks and trail system. One […]



Fingerling Festival 2014: Hooray for Salmon!


Port Moody Fingerling Festival 2014

Our family loves the Port Moody Ecological Society‘s Fingerling Festival. Every year we make a point of attending with our children, who take delight in the event. This fabulous, free, family event draws people not only from Port Moody, but from all across the Tri-Cities and surrounding communities as well. In fact, more than over […]



What’s Happening in the Tri Cities: Women, Wine and Song


Pat Service Evergreen Cultural Centre Coquitlam

A focus on healthy living this week in the Tri Cities, mentally, physically, societally, artistically and environmentally. If you manage to attend all these events you will build up enough karma to keep you in gold stars until Easter (perhaps). Or you could switch off your grey matter and just watch a bunch of women […]



Carsharing Parks Itself in the Tri-Cities


Modo Car Share Coquitlam

If you visit Vancouver, you can see them pretty much everywhere: car sharing services, which allow members the freedom to use a car without bearing the burdens and expenses of owning their own vehicle. Unfortunately, those of us in the suburbs have been left out. Or, at least, we were until now. Thanks to cooperation […]



What’s Happening in the Tri Cities: Chuckles and Giggles and a Pro-D Day


Cheech and Chong Red Robinson Theatre Coquitlam

Fast or slow, music to your ears or a belly full of chuckles? This week’s inspirational leisure activities in the Tri Cities will get you moving, giggling or cleaning up. In fact, the clean up activities should give the old grey matter a work-out too, pondering on our planet and what we can do to […]



Watershed Tours: Find out Where Your Drinking Water Comes From


Coquitlam Watershed Tours Metro Vancouver

Metro Vancouver has three main drinking water sources. The first two, the Capilano and Seymour Reservoirs, are located on the North Shore. Together, they provide approximately 66% of the region’s drinking water. The remaining 34% comes from the Coquitlam Reservoir, located right here in the Tri-Cities. These protected watersheds provide you, and 2.3 million of […]



What’s Happening in the Tri Cities: Destroy the Evidence, the 100-mile Diet and Sweet Music for the Ears.


Teddy Bear

This week, get out and get healthy in the Tri Cities. There’s a bike ride round PoCo, farmer’s markets galore, and a picnic in the park for furry friends. Feed your mind as well as your body with concerts and art exhibitions. Outdoor events are a feast for the senses with a garden stroll and […]

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