WEDNESDAY, OCT. 24
SHARE Family & Community Services Society hosts an alcohol and drug education session, from 7 to 8: 30 p.m. on the second floor of 2615 Clarke St. in Port Moody. This free session is designed for those who have an alcohol or drug problem, those concerned about their use and people affected by others' use. The format consists of a video, brief presentation and open discussion. This is a drop-in program. Registration is not required. Info: 604-9363900.
Tri-City Centennial Stamp Club meets at 7 p.m. in the McGee Room of the Poirier Community Centre, 630 Poirier St. in Coquitlam. The Oct. 24 meeting will feature a six-page display by members. Visitors welcome. Info: www.stampclub.ca or 604-941-9306.
Terry Fox Library hosts the Coffee Mug Club, a book club that's currently reading My Sister's Keeper by Jodi Picoult. The club meets from 7 to 8 p.m. on the fourth Wednesday of each month, and newcomers are welcome. Info: 604-927-7999.
Port Coquitlam Heritage & Cultural Society hosts an evening with Kati Ackerman of Vancouver Spooks Paranormal Investigations, at the display centre, 2571 Mary Hill Rd. (adjacent to the community policing office). Kids aged nine to 12 years are invited to meet Kati between 6 and 7: 30 p.m., or 7: 30 and 9 p.m. Bring a flashlight and your favourite ghost story. Costumes are optional. The cost is $2 per person. Space is limited, so registration is required. To register, e-mail email@example.com (include your contact information in the e-mail).
THURSDAY, OCT. 25
Port Coquitlam Heritage & Cultural Society hosts an evening with Kati Ackerman of Vancouver Spooks Paranormal Investigations, at the display centre, 2571 Mary Hill Rd. (adjacent to the community policing office). Teens aged 13 to 16 are invited to join Kati between 6 and 8: 30 p.m. for ghost-hunting adventure. Kati will demonstrate some of the equipment used in EVP (electronic voice phenomena). Bring a flashlight and a digital recording device, if you have one. The cost is $2 per person. Space is limited, so registration is required. To register, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org (include your contact information in the e-mail). The event will begin at the heritage display centre before moving to the Giggle Dam Dinner Theatre.
Port Coquitlam Heritage & Cultural Society meets at 7 p.m. in The Archives at Leigh Square. Phil Ranger will discuss the PoCo Trail. Info: 604-927-8403.
Alzheimer Society of B.C. hosts a free telephone workshop, from 7 to 8 p.m., to provide an update on dementia research. Tri-Cities residents can call 1-866-994-7745 a few minutes before 7 p.m. then enter pass code 1122333 to participate. Registration is not required.
FRIDAY, OCT. 26
Place Maillardville Community Centre hosts speaker John Mews of Mewsic Moves, who will discuss music therapy, as part of the Baby's First Year speaker series, from 1 to 2: 30 p.m. in the Heritage Room of the centre, 1200 Cartier Ave. in Coquitlam.
Baby's First Year is a free drop-in program that runs Fridays through Nov. 16.
SATURDAY, OCT. 27
Metro Vancouver hosts a hike for those 15 and older, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Minnekhada Regional Park in Coquitlam. Registration is required, and the cost is $5.50 for adults and $3.25 for seniors and youth. To register, call 604-432-6359.
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