PoCo April 18th, 2016

 Monday’s Pic: Mayor Greg Moore took part in a Wheel to Heel fundraiser for Eagle Ridge Hospital put on by Westwood Cycle where participants got to ride with famous cyclist Jens Voigt, a two-time Tour de France Yellow Jersey winner. 


Terry Fox Library:  BC Hydro has scheduled a power outage impacting our computer operations. In order for BC Hydro to complete their work, we have to take many of our services offline on Wednesday, April 20. You will still be able to check out books in-library.

News & Stuff

Taco Del Mar PoCo:  Jennifer Brown, an employee at Taco Del Mar Port Coquitlam from 2008-2014, unfortunately lost her son, Max, unexpectedly on April 9, 2016…. A GoFundMe page has been set up by of her family friends to help her family financially through the toughest time in their lives.

PoCo Run Club:  Last call for “Next Step Run Clinic” registration…starts this weekend…. The clinic runs April 17-June 12 at Hyde Creek from 9-10am and the cost is $42. Click here to register:

PoCo Run Club:  Congrats PoCo Run Club runners Christina Saremba, Julie Somers, andTonya Dunn Pankratz on your Volunteer of the Year nominations!! And Congrats on your award Tonya Dunn Pankratz. These are some very worthy and admirable people!!

TORCA:  Thank you IMBA Canada for sending the Trail Care Crew our way. It was a very educational presentation and we had a lot of fun at the field session. (Video at link)

Ducks Volleyball Club:  Congrats Ducks 17U HP for placing second at the provincials championships in an epic battle. ‪#‎playlikeaduck‬ ‪#‎foreverfearless‬

PoCo Minor Softball:  Thank you to all the Volunteers, Parents, Umpires, Players, Coaches, and heck, anyone who stopped by McLean park this weekend to cheer the kids on, we had a great weekend thanks to everyone involved!

Hope Lutheran Christian School:  Kindergarten A baked cookies for the police hall, fire hall and Eagleridge Hospital. They also went to Wellington Park and picked up garbage.


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  Heritage Writers Group @ PoCo Heritage – This is not a genealogy group but about how to capture your stories of you. Each of us has a unique story and this group will help you to get started writing yours. So bring a pen, paper, or your laptop and let’s get started.

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

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 22nd:  Crossroads Hospice Coffeehouse – Mark your calendars for April 22 forAaron Connaughton @ the Gathering Place

April 23rd:  Have you registered for the City Wide Garage Sale? 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 5th:  8th Annual 5-Pounder™ Burrito Eating Challenge @ Taco del Mar PoCo

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

Business & Jobs

PoCo Running Room:   Fashion Show collage from weekend spring fashion show!



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