PoCo April 10th, 2016

Sunday:  This hungry guy was chowing down beside the dike close to the Red Bridge on Saturday night. Keep your dogs close when using the PoCo Trail.

News & Stuff

PoCo City & May Day:  Port Coquitlam businesses still have time to secure their spot at the second annual PoCo BizAlley, set for May 7 during May Day Festival. Reserve Your FREE Spot By April 15.  The tradeshow-style event will showcase approximately 50 Port Coquitlam businesses to the thousands of people that attend May Day parade festivities in downtown Port Coquitlam. All spots in last year’s inaugural BizAlley filled up weeks before the event took place.

Leigh Square Arts: Monday is the application deadline for our Mindfulness in May exhibition. If you know a talented young artist, encourage them to participate. Every artist is automatically entered for a chance to win 1 of 5 cash prizes!

Share:  Volunteers are the roots of strong communities. Just like roots are essential for trees to bloom, volunteers are essential for communities to boom. National Volunteer Week is April 10-16! Join us in celebrating Canada’s 12.7 million volunteers!

Crossroads Hospice Thanks its Volunteers

Countryside Kennels:  We hope you enjoyed the sunshine today as much as Hope and Victoria did hopping around in their great outdoor area! These two female bunnies are still available for adoption. They are very sweet and loving. Hope and Victoria are even great about having their nails cut! Give us a call to meet them soon 604-945-0125

BC Christian Academy:  Thank you to Ford Canada, Doug Phillips & Taryn Smith(From Metro Motors), all of our Parent Volunteers, test drivers and our amazing BCCA community that came out on this beautiful Saturday to help our Grade 12 students raise money for their grad.

Westwood Cycle Club:  Saturday morning ride to Alouette Lake with the Westwood Cycle Club!

TORCA:   What a great turnout at Frank’s memorial ride. Thanks to everybody who came out to make this a special day.

Bethel #63 Port Coquitlam: Our Duck LXIII (=63, Lexi) ready to rock these community food drive flyers ‪#‎bcjd‬ ‪#‎BCJobsDaughters‬ ‪#‎leadership‬ ‪#‎volunteer‬ ‪#‎sidterhood‬ ‪#‎greatrubberduckrace‬

Today

8:00 am  Dollars With Sense Financial Planning Show on Tri-City Radio CKPM 98.7 FM

8:30 am  Marathon of Hope Celebration Run @ The Running Room Westwood (Free)

10:00 am – 5:00 pm:   We had a great day yesterday at Day 1 of our Spring RV Show, join us today for another awesome day of fun! JRFM will be on location, The Coquitlam Kinsmen will have their yummy BBQ going, we have lots of Goodies for the kids and Prize Draws for the adults and of course 20% off Parts, RV Rental Specials, and Huge Rebates on all RV’s here at our location in Port Coquitlam. Hope to see you soon, we are here til 5pm today!

11:00 am – 4:00 pm:   2016 Tri-City Baby & Family Show @ Hard Rock Casino –  Join us this April at the FIRST EVER Tri-City Baby & Family Show. The Tri-City Baby & Family Show is an event for expecting parents and families with children of all ages. You will have the chance to shop for baby & kid essentials, learn about the latest in baby & kid care and talk to experts about the joys of parenthood. Tickets are $5 online before the show or $10 (cash) at the door the day of the event. The first 50 families through the door will receive a special Gift Bag!

3:00 – 4:00 pm  Sunday Meat Draws @ PoCo Legion

4:00 pm  ‪#‎warriors‬ vs ‪#‎spurs‬ @theburkebeerhouse 4pm ‪#‎happyhour‬ ‪#‎newmenu‬ ‪#‎history‬

11:30 pm  Tri-Cities Magazine on Shaw Cable 4

Upcoming

April 23rd:  The official opening of the next installment in our PoCo’s Stories exhibit is just two weeks away! We hope to see you on Saturday April 23 as we launch the Arts & Culture exhibit, featuring some of Port Coquitlam’s finest artists! We’ll be showcasing visual artists, musicians, writers, and more.

April 28th to 30th:  Stage 43 Theatrical Society – “Five Women Wearing the Same Dress” opens on April 28th at the Evergreen Cultural centre. Get your tickets here stage43.org/tickets And don’t forget about 2 for 1 nights! Wednesday, May 4 and Thursday, May 5 (That’s two regular priced, adult tickets for only $22). Use coupon code DRESS when buying tickets online or from the Box Office (604-927-6555). Don’t forget to check out our ‪#‎Stage43AlwaysABridesmaid‬ contest at https://www.facebook.com/events/1693302774291249/

April 29th:  Arts Focus Artists Association Spring Show @ Leigh Square

Business

Tri-Cities Chamber:  We wanted to give a huge welcome to April’s newest members! Be sure to check out their profiles and give them a warm welcome.

* Canadian Cancer Society http://www.cancer.ca/
* Ferguson Moving & Storage Ltd http://www.fergusonmoving.com/
* Island Sunset Tan http://www.islandsunsettan.com/
* Montridge Financial Group Ltd. http://montridge.com/
* Mathnasium of Tri-Cities http://www.mathnasium.ca/
* Freedom Boat Club BC
* Urbanfibre http://urbanfibre.ca/
* Nithsdale Construction
* Moda Smart Home Inc. http://modasmarthome.ca/
* Square One Mechanical https://www.squareonemechanical.ca/

The Giggle Dam Dinner Theatre:  Today we celebrate the birth of our Soundman extraordinaire, our man under the stairs, Mr. Dave “Da Bomb” Dombrowski! We hope you have the best one yet Dave! Thanks for being amazing at what you do and for making us, and all clients of Painted Frog Entertainment, look and sound good! You da best!

 

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