This Week in the Tri-Cities: Ghost Town Days and Pancakes!


Coquitlam Firefighters Pancake Breakfast October 2015

Plenty to do this week as the leaves change colour and the kids enter week 14 of talking about Halloween. As always, many more events can be found in the events calendar. What:  Welcome to Coquitlam When:  Wednesday, September 30th from 1 – 8:30pm Where:  Coquitlam City Hall The skinny:  Come learn about programs and […]



Tri-Cities Outdoor Pools and Spray Parks: 2015


2013 Outdoor Pools and Sprayparks Coquitlam Port Moody Port Coquitlam

June is almost here, which means that summer is just around the corner here in the Tri-Cities. It’s time to get prepared for some splashy stay-at-home fun in the neighbourhood. There are quite a few outdoor pools and spray parks across Port Moody, Coquitlam and Port Coquitlam for us all to enjoy. We’ve rounded up […]



2015 Family Day Fun in the Tri-Cities


BC Family Day activities Tri-Cities

This year BC’s Family Day is on Monday, February 9, 2015. As in, just six days from now. If you’re still wondering what to do, we have some suggestions. Gather up the family and join the fun in these family-friendly events! Coquitlam For more information on Family Day in Coquitlam please visit www.coquitlam.ca/familyday. Family Fun […]



Pro-D Day Options in the Tri-Cities


Halloween Art

Public school started late this year across BC, but hopefully by now most of the kids are settling into the routine. This week – just in time to mess with that routine – there’s a province-wide Pro-D Day on October 24, 2014. If you still haven’t figured out what your kids will be doing that […]



Shady Parks in the Tri-Cities


Rocky Point Park Port Moody

Although vitamin D is a good thing to have on board and sunshine is the best way to build up your stores, staying out of the burning rays is kinder to your skin. Sun safety is especially important for children, where research has shown a correlation between serious sunburn and later skin cancer. Slip, slap, […]



Coquitlam Centre Supports Families Visiting Eagle Ridge Hospital


I will never forget it – my son was just six days old, and my friend was visiting us for the first time since we became a family of four. We had just finished our dinner when my three-and-a-half year old daughter came in from the back yard and proudly announced that she’d been eating […]



It’s not too Early to Plan for Fall!


Place Des Arts Coquitlam Registration

It might feel like summer has just started … because really, it has. It isn’t too early to start thinking about what you’ll be doing this fall, though. Registration for Place des Arts 2014/15 September–June lessons and classes in music, dance and theatre arts is now open to new students, while registration for fall, winter […]



Two Last-Minute Summer Camps


Second Story Improv Camp Port Coquitlam

Are you still on the hunt for a great summer camp for your kids? If so, we have two innovative last-minute options for you to consider. Girls Antibullying and Tween Confidence What’s the one thing you need to have an epic summer? Answer: inner awesomeness. Build your confidence, release your inner awesome, be fearlessly kind, […]



No Fun Fridays: Great for Parents and Kids


No Fun Friday Port Coquitlam

If you have school age kids, you might feel like you could use a break. Finding a sitter can be hard, though – not to mention expensive. Luckily, Port Coquitlam has the perfect answers. Children aged seven to ten can spend Friday night being active and having fun with friends at the city’s new No […]



Grow your own Bob the Builder at Home Depot


Bob the builder; can we fix it? Bob the builder; yes we can! If you don’t know the song, you should go watch the cartoon ‘Bob the Builder’ now. Right now! Or else you won’t quite know what I’m talking about for the next few hundred words. Those of you familiar with Bob and his group […]

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