PoCo April 25th, 2016

Monday’s Pic: Little Free Library at Castle Park  celebrated 5 new Little Libraries wiith BC Lions player Marco Iannuzzi reading a story!  The new libraries are being made possible with the generous support of the Tri-Cities Early Childhood Development Committee, City of Port Coquitlam, POCO Building Supplies, Caring Hearts Child Care, Charley Farley Daycare, Hazelwood Early Learning Centre, and the 1st Chimo Pathfinders.


Welcoming Syrians to the TriCities:  We dropped off a few bikes today! What a wonderful community we have, thank you very much!

United Way Avenues of Change – Coquitlam River:  Thank you everyone who helped with Wellington Park clean up yesterday! Including Colleen, mom to storm trooper Aiden and clone trooper Rys. Great day! ‪#‎childfriendly‬

Eagle Ridge Hospital Auxiliary:  Check out the latest items at the Thrift Store! (New Pics at Link)

Second Storey Theatre:  Congratulations to Graham Myers and Mikaela Osmak on their wedding this weekend. (Some Photos Here)


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)


10:00 – 11:00 am   YOUR LIFE, YOUR LEGACY HEALTH TALK @ Wilson Centre – We plan for important life events- weddings, college, education and retirement. Doesn’t it make sense to plan for the inevitable? (Free)

10:00 am – noon   Terrific Tuesdays games and activities for teens and adults @ Terry Fox Library

1:00 pm  LifeRing Weekly Recovery Meeting @ Van City Credit Union Shaughnessy Station Branch

4:00 – 4:45 pm  Reading Buddies young children learn to read with teen volunteers @ Terry Fox Library

5:00 – 7:00 pm  Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce – KICKSTART @ Mickey’s Public House

6:00 pm  SD 43 Regular Public Board Meeting – Final Budget Presentation and Board Approval @ Winslow Centre

7:00 pm   Off the Grid: Experience the creation of “Instant Sonic Art.” Musicians perform compositions and freely improvised pieces with an emphasis on listening and reacting spontaneously to other players and the overall sound that is produced. New musicians and listeners are welcome to drop in! 604-789-3456. @ Leigh Square Community Arts Village

7:00 – 8:30 pm Ukulele Jam beginners to experts welcome @ Terry Fox Library

7:30 pm  Lincoln Toastmasters weekly meeting @ Hyde Creek Centre


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

Burke Beer House:  The Burke is hiring for front and back of house! Come in and drop off a resume if you’re interested in joining our family! Experience is preferred but not necessary.

4 Cats Art Studio:  Summer registration is now open!

Giggledam:  Another great DAM weekend! Thank you to everyone who joined us for laughs and eats. And a big thank you to Port Coquitlam Mayor, Greg Moore, for choosing our venue to host the Metro Vancouver Council or Councils Meeting Saturday morning!

Pomme Natural Markets:  Check out our demos for this week!

Eagle Ridge Fitness Port Coquitlam – Personal Training & Transformation:  Our charity of the month for April is Autism! So far, ERF clients have raised 110 minutes for Autism Therapy for a Child in Need! Way a go! ERF clients rock!


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