PoCo April 24th, 2016

Sunday:  Check out the beautiful flowers around PoCo City Hall. Pic by Nasser Silavi of Citi Jewel Exchange

News & Stuff

Linda Reimer MLA:  Job seekers in the Tri Cities are among the more than 5,500 British Columbians receiving the training they need for employment in their communities, thanks to an investment of nearly $36 million from the federal and provincial governments under the Canada-British Columbia Job Fund.

Blakeburn Healing Garden Committee: Update – “A few days ago I sat down with an incredible group of individuals in North Vancouver, in the office of Reconciliations Canada…..”

TC News:  Port Coquitlam school honours its heritage – Kwayhquitlum middle school holds a 21st anniversary celebration

Mayor Greg Moore: “Excited to be hosting the Metro Vancouver Council of Council meeting at @thegiggledam – best place in Metro.”

Community

The Terry Fox Foundation:  Post and pictures from Fred Fox as he finishes his tour of Ontario schools.

CTV News:  ‘Must be an excellent singer’: Casting call for Terry Fox musical

Bethel #63 Port Coquitlam:  Pictures from volunteering at the Hyde Creek Hatchery open house ‪#‎bcjobsdaughters‬ ‪#‎bethel63‬ ‪#‎superJobie‬ ‪#‎wheregirlsrule‬ ‪#‎volunteer‬ ‪#‎leadership‬

ReSponse: Refugee Sponsorship: Does anyone know of a 3-bedroom wheelchair accessible apartment or house with reasonable rent? There is an urgent need for a recently arrived Syrian refugee family. Please share and PM us with any leads. Thank you.

Crossroads Hospice Society:  Thank you to Minuteman Press Tri-Cities for once again providing all the printing for Hike for Hospice, from posters, to event cards, to pledge forms and letters – you got us covered! And thank you to the staff for all their help and very speedy turn-around!

Sports

Ducks Volleyball Club: Ducks 15U HP went undefeated during the 1st day of FV Regional Championships. Good luck tomorrow!

Terry Fox Ravens Cheer Team:  ************* CHEER BOOTCAMP************** -FREE -Grades 7 to 11 (Will be or is a Terry Fox Student)

Coquitlam Minor Football Association – CMFA:  Well done to all the players, coaches, families, volunteers, and CMFA Executive for today’s excellent Spring Flag jamboree at Town Centre Park.

Today

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

8:30 am  BMN Field Trip – Birding with Larry along Port Coquitlam’s Pitt River Dyke

9:30 am   LMRCC Rock Crawler Comp #2 @ Seb’s RC Shop & Hobbies 2805-B Shaughnessy

1:30 – 3:30 pm  United Way Coquitlam River – Meet your neighbours #community clean up @ Wellington Park  #childfriendly

2:00 pm  Urinetown the Musical presented by the Lindberg Academy of Performing Arts @ Terry Fox Theatre ($20)

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

6:00 pm:   Liberal Party Fundraiser – Come and meet Ron McKinnon, MP Coquitlam – Port Coquitlam, Dan Ruimy MP and former Minister Raymond Chan.. Celebrate six months of positive Federal Liberal Leadership!

7:00 pm  Taizé Prayer – Experience God in song and silence @ Our Lady Of Assumption Catholic Church 3141 Shaughnessy

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

Tomorrow

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

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

6:30 pm  Vancouver Card Readers Psychic Dinner @ Samz Pub ($35)

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

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

Upcoming

April 28th to 30th:  Stage 43 Theatrical Society – “Five Women Wearing the Same Dress” opens on April 28th at the Evergreen Cultural centre.

April 29th to May 1st:  Arts Focus Artists Association Spring Show @ Leigh Square

April 29th to May 8th:  May Day Festival!

May 1st: Hyde Creek Rec Centre offering free swim on the first Sunday of each month courtesy of Westminster Savings.

May 1st – 7th:  National Emergency Preparedness Week

May 1st – 7th:  Youth Week

May 3rd:  DPAC Pub Night Social! ALL Parents are Invited! DPAC43 is hosting a social at Milestones (2745 Barnet Hwy) on May 3 at 6:00pm.

Business

Jenny’s Boot Camp & PT:  Check out the awesome photos from Saturday’s workout session!

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