PoCo May 13th, 2016

Friday:  Why This Works:  In this series, plein air painter and instructor Jeanne Mackenzie takes a look at new paintings by contemporary artists and points out why they succeed as painted images. This week, Port Coquitlam artist Denise Maxwell‘s “Sun Dapple Stream.” 

News

Round 2 for Port Coquitlam’s liquor rules – New rules around microbreweries in Port Coquitlam will go through another round of committee debate at city hall.
TriCity News

Reminder water restrictions do go in effect May 15th. One hour a week is really all you need.
www.portcoquitlam.ca/sprinkling

Community

SD43 students hold Toonie Tuesdays for Ft. McMurray folks – Students at Pitt River middle school are challenging students at other schools to raise money for the Red Cross
TriCity News

Vancouver Tumblebus wins Tri-Cities Champion for Young Children Award of Excellence  at the 7th Annual Tri-Cities Champions for Young Children Awards Dinner
Vancouver Tumblebus

Do Your Doo Diligence. Its Dog Waste Awareness Week May – 15. Keeping dog waste off the ground is important.
City of Port Coquitlam

“I’ve been in a area of Newfoundland not being able to connect easily to phone or internet service. Some, but not always, so not able to stay updated with posts.” Fred Fox continues his tour of Schools
The Terry Fox Foundation

Mark David Smith, author of the teen novel CARAVAGGIO: SIGNED IN BLOOD (Tradewind Books, 2014), visited with 105 grade 8 students at Pitt River Community Middle School, courtesy of Fraser Valley Regional Library.
Snap’d Tri-Cities

‘Living Where You Want’ a Tri-Cities Seniors’ Housing Forum Pictures
Snap’d Tri-Cities

Sports

Our Annual Bill Hyde Mosquito Tournament starts today – games – run all weekend at Thompson Park (1842 Morgan Avenue) – come by and see some great kids playing ball this weekend.
PoCo Minor Baseball

Arts & Entertainment

Enjoyin Alexine Law’s art work in my office this month.
Mayor Greg Moore

Alixine Law

Opinion

Column: Compassion, not prison, is the answer – On a recent Sunday afternoon, I met up with some friends I hadn’t seen since we graduated from Centennial secondary school a couple of decades ago.
TriCity News

Business

Mellado Dance Elite is now accepting registration for Summer Dance Camps

Anytime Fitness gyms across the U.S. & Canada are uniting outdoors for Free Workout Saturdays! Find the workout nearest you, and don’t forget to invite others—non-members welcome!
Anytime Fitness PoCo

Congratulations to Olga Tkachenko!! The lucky winner of our $2500 travel giveaway!!
Steve Nash Fitness World POCO

‪#‎TBT to the man who started it all! Great Grandfather to owners/cousins Chris Galer and Jeff Galer, RC (Harry) Galer founded the Port Coquitlam Transfer Company in 1921
PoCo Building Supplies

Galer

Jobs

We’re looking for an organizer to join our team. Come work with us
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