Pro-D Day Events: February 20, 2015 in Coquitlam


Pro D Day February 2015 TriCities

Family Day was just yesterday, but if you have kids you need to be thinking ahead to the next day your kids will be out of school. School District 43’s first Pro-D Day of 2015 is coming up on Friday, February 20. Keep your kids active, entertained and having fun throughout the day in Coquitlam […]



Local Artist Releases Empowering Children’s Book


Princess Monsters Joyelle Brandt

For anyone who has ever felt like they don’t fit in, Port Moody artist and author Joyelle Brandt has written a fun and meaningful children’s book about the beauty of our individuality. Princess Monsters from A to Z is an enchanting collection of lovable characters, one for each letter of the alphabet. You’ll meet them […]



KidSport Tri-Cities Used Sports Equipment Sale


KidSport Tri-Cities Swap Meet

There are two things we know for sure about kids. First, sports are a great way to keep active and have fun. Second, kids grow really quickly. So when the time for fall sports rolls around it gets really expensive to gear them up every year. The best way to save some money is to […]



School Strike Week Day Camps in the Tri-Cities


BC Teachers Strike Port Moody Coquitlam Port Coquitlam camps

As a full scale school strike looks more and more likely, parents such as myself are trying to figure out how to keep our children occupied. In order to fill the gap, some spontaneous camps are firing up around town that you can register your children for. Evergreen Cultural Centre is offering day-long camps for […]



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 […]



Training the “Funtrepreneurs” of Tomorrow


Business Leaders of Tomorrow Port Coquitlam

Have you ever wished that you had a chance to gain business skills when you were younger, so that you’d be better positioned to be your own boss as an adult? What if you could give your kids the gift of learning about concepts like leadership, teamwork, marketing and creating a business plan? An upcoming […]



Last-Minute Pro-D Day Fun


It’s a Pro-D Day tomorrow here in School District 43. These things really have a way of creeping up on you. If you’re still scrambling for something to do with your kids, we have a few last-minute suggestions. Evergreen Cultural Centre From 9:00am-3:00pm tomorrow, your kids can head to Evergreen Cultural Centre for some creative […]



4Cats: Picasso in PoCo


Painting with Water Colours - 4Cats Arts Studio Port Coquitlam

The line up and crowd was so big an hour before the grand opening celebration event that the new Port Coquitlam location of 4Cats Arts Studio actually had to open early. We arrived shortly after the planned 1:00pm opening to find the Tri-Cities newest 4Cats location packed with families and spilling out into the streets. […]



Castle Park’s “Play for ALL” Quest


Did you know the Coquitlam School District has 30,000 students, and 4700 students with a special need? This includes over 300 with Autism and 21 in wheelchairs. And still the district doesn’t have a universally accessible playground with accessible swings, ramping, sensory equipment, and rubberized surfacing. Castle Park Elementary in Port Coquitlam, is a school […]



Kids Birthday Party Ideas in the Tri-Cities


Birthday Parties Coquitlam Port Moody Port Coquitlam

Yesterday my son turned four years old. In honour of the occasion, the time seemed ripe to round up some birthday party venues here in the Tri-Cities. We usually opt for a home party in our family, but if you want to avoid all the fuss and muss, there are some great birthday party spots […]

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