The City of Coquitlam has awarded over $260,000 to recipients of the fall 2014 Spirit of Coquitlam grants, which support local non-profits and community-based organizations. 26 will receive funding to build community spirit through public art, sport activities and programs, festivals and events, sports hosting and capital projects. Selected projects range from $200 to over […]
The fourth annual Winter Solstice Lantern Festival is coming back to Port Moody, in an all-new location, on Sunday, December 21, 2014. To take in the fun head to Pioneer Memorial Park, located between Newport Village and City Hall, between 3:00 and 6:00pm. The location isn’t the only thing that’s new. There’s also an expanded […]
What’s Happening in the Tri-Cities: Babes in Toyland, CPR Holiday Train, and record-setting Jingle Bells!
It continues to look a lot like Christmas, everywhere in the Tri-Cities! See Babes in Toyland, greet the CPR Holiday Train, or, take a “parents’ night off” and give the kids a night out! More events in The V3H Events Calendar. What: Babes in Toyland When: Thursday, December 18 and Saturday, December 20 from 1:00 – […]
On Friday afternoon at 3:00pm (give or take) 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, sometimes all that togetherness can wear a little thin around about December 29th. Also, as parents we may need […]
Who likes Christmas lights? I like Christmas lights. Even the sad little dim ones I’ve wrapped around my front garden. Here are some local folks who have put a lot more effort into their holiday light displays. I’ve made a Map of the Tri-Cities Christmas lights we have listed here. Makes cruising around looking at […]
We mentioned Coquitlam’s seasonal lights in an earlier post, but they’re so good they really deserve another, more in-depth mention. This is the fourth year for Coquitlam’s Christmas light display, and it is one of the largest free outdoor light displays in the Lower Mainland. The display can be viewed seven days a week from […]
It was one year ago, on December 11, 2013, that fire ripped through the Mossom Creek Hatchery and Education Centre in Port Moody. The fire completely destroyed the hatchery building and contents, including over 150,000 chum, coho and pink salmon eggs. The hatchery also had to put its 37 year salmon enhancement program on hold […]
What’s Happening in the Tri-Cities: Christmas at the Arts Centre, An “Old World” Christmas & “Celebrate The Season”!
Tis the season in the Tri-Cities! Attend Christmas concerts, a Family Day Christmas Art Class, and Christmas at the Art Centre! More events in The V3H Events Calendar. What: Christmas at the Pomo Arts Centre When: Thursday, December 11 from 7:00 – 9:00pm Where: Port Moody Arts Centre [map] The skinny: The first Christmas celebration […]
Busy cyclists will have noted the arrival of a brightly painted Mercedes Sprinter van around the neighbourhood with excitement. Yes cycle fans – mobile bike repair outfit Velofix is in town. Serving the Tri Cities and the Fraser Valley, this latest fully outfitted repair-shop-on-wheels joins the fleet already operating in Vancouver, the Island and all […]
If you’re looking for a fun way to spend some time with family and friends this holiday season, you might want to check out these two events happening at the Port Moody Station Museum. You can enjoy some festive food and drinks on the 1921 ‘Venosta’ rail car. All aboard! Train Tracks & Flap Jacks […]
Snapping close at the heels of Yellow Dog Brewery, Moody Ales made a triumphant entry into the expanding world of Port Moody’s fledgling craft beer industry this fall. Opening day saw a packed tasting room, food trucks and much merriment in friendly competition with its nearest rival. The new location for ale lovers is situated […]
More holiday buzz in the TriCities! Take a girls’ night out, make a festive lantern, and learn some ornamental origami! More events in The V3H Events Calendar. What: Girls’ Night Out at PoMo Arts: Holiday Shop, Sip & Spa When: Thursday, December 4 from 6:00 – 9:00pm Where: PoMo Arts Centre [map] The skinny: Enjoy […]
December is officially here, and there can be no denying that Christmas is in the air. While we all prepare for the festivities, some of our neighbours are worried about how they will give their own families a Merry Christmas. SHARE Family and Community Services is working to help, but they need others to chip […]
Need some music to get you in the festive spirit? Check out these three upcoming concerts, all happening at Evergreen Cultural Centre in Coquitlam. Get ready for a serious dose of merry music. A Little Big Band Christmas The Coquitlam Chorale Society will be hosting its annual Christmas concerts this year on Saturday, December 6 […]