PoCo April 11th, 2016

 Monday’s Pic: Marathon of Hope Celebration – 101 of us supporting Terry Fox’s legacy! @ The Port Coquitlam Running Room

News & Stuff

PoCo Grand Prix:  COURSE MAP » The route is official! Swing by our website and check out your updated PoCo Grand Prix course map, and stay tuned for more event day information! Lots more to come!

Port Coquitlam Skating Club:  Sadly we have had to cancel our Spring Canskate and Hockey Skills due to low enrolment. Private lessons available on some sessions….contact a coach.

Port Coquitlam Minor Softball:  We are now full in the following divisions:
Full in u8-Mini Mite (2009-2008)
Full in u12-Squirt (2005-2004)
Full in u14-PeeWee (2003-2002)
Full in u16-Bantam (2001-2000)
Full in u19- Midget (1999-1997)
Late Registration is still Open for:
4 spots- 2012-2010 U6- Learn to Play (Tues/Thurs) *boys&girls*
1 spot- 2009-2008 U10-Mite (Tues/Thurs) *girls*

PoCo Minor Baseball:  JUNIOR UMPIRE ALLOCATOR needed asap! As our season is just getting started, we are in need of a Junior Umpire Allocator

Terry Fox Ravens Cheer Team:  THANK YOU- For an incredible season Ravens! We truly came together this season. You girls demonstrated what it takes to work as a team and family. We are SO excited for next season, it can ONLY get better and go up from here. Skies the limit!!!! [much more at link]

United Way Avenues of Change – Coquitlam River:  We cherish our volunteers… from cleaning up Wellington Park to connecting with parents to engaging your neighbours – you are all our champions! Thank you!!  #NVW2016 Want to join your neighbours and volunteer? Contact sue.choy@westcoastfamily.org for more information.


Midnight  ArtsConnect on Shaw Cable 4

8:30 am  Tri-Cities Magazine on Shaw Cable 4

10:15 – 10:45 am Babytime Make Language Fun @ Terry Fox Library

10:30 am  Rhymes of Times – Work, Work, Work – We all did it, or are still doing it! What twists and turns did your work life take? Come tell us about it! @ PoCo Heritage

2:00 – 3:00 pm Adult Coloring Club @ Terry Fox Library

7:00 pm   Port Coquitlam City Council Meeting @ PoCo City Hall (Agenda pdf)

7:00 pm  Philospher’s Cafe – Urban vs. Nature: Do We Spend Enough Time Outdoors? @ The Gathering Place in Leigh Square (Free)

7:00 pm  Second Story Theatre Monday Night Improv Dropins @ Terry Fox Theatre ($10, $5 students)


April 20th:  Seniors’ housing forum planned. Learn about options, subsidies at this April 20 event in Coquitlam (TC News)

April 23rd:  Have you registered for the City Wide Garage Sale? http://www.portcoquitlam.ca/page4616.aspx. To participate, Port Coquitlam residents simply plan a garage sale at their home on April 23 from at least 9 am to 1 pm, and register online. Participants who register by the deadline of April 13, 2016 will get free advertising for their sale in the Tri-City News newspaper ad prior to the event, as well as on the garage sale webpage

May 1st:  Mark your calendars for our 14th Annual Hike for Hospice on May 1st at Port Moody Civic Centre. Thank you Port Metro Vancouver for getting on board as a Presenting Sponsor. www.hike4hospice.ca

May 28th  BC Uncorked Festival @ Heritage Woods School ($35)

Business & Jobs

Vancouver Tumblebus:  Great event today – Tri-City Baby & Family Show. Met so many parents and connected with so many businesses. Strawberries and Sunshine Healing Centre Ela Lange – Investors Group Anita Fantov – Financial Security Advisor Little Cube Montessori to name a few.

Seb’s RC Shop & Hobbies:  Most people don’t know this, but Seb’s RC Shop has been sponsoring, 13 year old Ethan Hanson for the past 1.5 years, and since we are so busy we haven’t been posting regularly about his performance & races, but that will change today. I am happy and honored to present to you the 2016 SC 4×4 Outlaw RC Champion! Congrats, Ethan.




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