PoCo April 16th, 2016

Saturday:  PoCo’s Stories: Arts & Culture, our next exhibit, is being installed as we speak! Featuring works by 12 local artists. Official opening is Saturday April 23 from 2:00-4:00 p.m at PoCo Heritage in Leigh Square


Missing Pets in BC:  WHO IN POCO IS MISSING ME?? SAFE AT THE COQUITLAM ANIMAL SHELTER (604) 927-7386.  Hey! I found this beautiful golden retriever in Port Coquitlam this morning on Elbow Pl near blakeburn elementary school. She was wandering the street and had no tags on. I asked a few people around if they knew the dog but now one seemed to know.

Coquitlam RCMP:  Compstat Alert for April 14th –  28th.  Port Coquitlam: Salisbury Ave in the north to Coquitlam Ave in the south and from Flint St in the west to Coast Meridian Rd in the east. Criminal activity in this area during the reporting time frame: Residential break-ins & Theft from vehicles.

News & Stuff

Coquitlam Councilor Chris Wilson:  (Video) Very proud to support MP Ron McKinnon’s private members’ bill called the Good Samaritan Drug Overdose Act. This bill helps ensure those calling 911 during an overdose are not at risk for being charged with drug possession. This can go a long way to saving lives. Please support it too.

TC News:  Port Coquitlam’s ‘priceless’ volunteers honoured – Port Coquitlam’s most prized volunteers were recognized last night (Thursday) by the city.

Hope Lutheran Christian School:  Album – Grade 3A students baked brownies and fruit tarts for the Hope for Freedom Society.

Welcoming Syrians to the TriCities:  Thank you to all the wonderful people who offered bicycles! You will be making the children very happy! The weekend is the best time for us to transport the bikes to the children and you may either drop them at our location in central Coquitlam…

Friends of Deboville Slough:  Check out this great book :THE BIRDER’S GUIDE TO VANCOUVER AND THE LOWER MAINLAND” ($25)

Hoy / Scott Creek Watershed Society‎ Salmon Leave Home:  Are you a videographer, or do you know a student videographer?

Shaughnessy Veterinary Hospital:  We’ve officially seen the first ticks of the season! Please check over your pets after they’ve been outside.

PoCo Minor Baseball:  More Volunteer Shifts have been added for PCMBA. Sign up now on VolunteerSpot: http://vols.pt/2cKzjQ


8:00 am  The Tri-Cities New Home Real Estate Show on Tri-City Radio CKPM 98.7 FM

10:30 am – 1:00 pm  2016 BCABBA Sanctioned POSING SEMINAR is now open! This will be a two part seminar taking place at @xclubfitness

11:00 – 11:30 pm   Storytime @ the Terry Fox Library

10:45 am – 3:00 pm  Pacific All Canadian Pageants – The All-Canadian pageant system gives every contestant boy or girl a chance to shine on stage. The idea is to come out for fun meet friends, while increasing your confidence and developing an outgoing personality.

Noon – 4:00 pm:  Enjoy Menchies Frozen Yogurt – Join us SAT & SUN to support Terry Fox Secondary School Grad Class of 2016. We’re donating partial proceeds of all cups sold to TFS 2016 After Grad! @ Terry Fox School Parking Lot

12:30 – 3:00 pm   Primary Foods Workshop – Beyond Nutrition Port Coquitlam @ Tola Yoga & Fitness #208 – 1515 Broadway Street

1:30 – 3:30 pm  Cutie Circle’s 2016 Ukulele Workshop Series for Absolute Beginners @ Leigh Square (Free)

7:00 pm  Meridian Arms Pub Western Party is Saturday!! Western Food & Drink Features PLUS a $100.00 Gift Certificate for BEST WESTERN COSTUME!!!

7:30 pm – Midnight  Saturday Night Swing April Dance @ Excel Martial Arts


April 19th:   Avia Employement Services Tri-Cities WorkBC Job Fair @ Best Western on North Road

April 23rd:  PoCo’s Stories: Arts & Culture, our next exhibit, is being installed as we speak! Featuring works by 12 local artists. Official opening is Saturday April 23 from 2:00-4:00 p.m.

April 29th:   WIN A SPRING FLING VIP PARTY at the Cat & Fiddle

April 30th:  PoCo Garden Club’s annual plant sale will be on Saturday, April 30, 2016, 9 am – 1 pm at Trinity United Church, 2211 Prairie Avenue

May 14th:  Mark your calendars for our summer banquet @ The PoCo Hunting & Fishing Club ($30)

May 28th:  IT’S BACK!!!! Register NOW!! The Amazing Race @ The Port

Business & Jobs

Creekside Fashions:  Check out this cute little video from the fashion show we did this weekend!

Giggledam:  WOW! What a night! Thank you to everyone that came out to the Hard Rock and partied with us! We had an absolute blast with all of you. More photos and videos to come, but check out our Snapchat story before it all disappears tonight! Stay tuned for more gigs in the future!

Orrange:   Join the crew, apply today!

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