SATURDAY, AUG 31 Mundy Mudthudders meet for a walk around Mundy Park at 10:30 a.m. Meet at the western edge of the park by Como Lake Village, near the trailhead at the foot of Regan Avenue, where street parking is available outside Hillcrest School's parking lot. For more info, e-mail email@example.com.
Redeemed Christian Church of God hosts a free community picnic and barbecue at Lions Park, 2300 Lions Way in Port Coquitlam, beginning at 2 p.m. Foods, drinks and kids entertainment will be offered. Info: 604-710-4754.
SUNDAY, SEPT 1 Tri-City Chinese Canadian Association hosts a community picnic at Galloway Park, 3404 Galloway Ave. in Coquitlam, from noon to 3 p.m. The event will feature a barbecue and light refreshments. All are welcome. For more info, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
TUESDAY, SEPT 3 Coquitlam Prostate Cancer Support and Awareness Group (PCCN Coquitlam) holds its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. at the Pinetree Community Centre, 1260 Pinetree Way in Coquitlam. Those experiencing prostate problems are urged to come and share their concerns and experiences in a strictly confidential atmosphere. There is no charge, although donations are accepted. Info: 604-936-8703 or 604-936-2998.
WEDNESDAY, SEPT 4 201 Royal Canadian Sea Cadet Corps GRILSE hosts its annual registration and information night at the Old Mill Boathouse in Rocky Point, 2715 Esplanade Ave., Port Moody at 6:30 p.m. Designed for kids and teens 12 to 18, sea cadets learn about boating, communications, leadership, citizenship, naval/maritime awareness and more. Info: www.grilse.ca.
Terry Fox Library invites children and caregivers to a pyjama storytime session from 6:45 to 7:15 p.m. at 2470 Mary Hill Rd. Storytimes include books, songs, fingerplays and flannel stories. Info: 604-927-7999.
Coquitlam Public Library, Poirier Branch, hosts a workshop on "transmission meditation" at 7 p.m. in the Nancy Bennett Room, 575 Poirier St. in Coquitlam. No experience is necessary for this free workshop. Info: 604-720-7433.
Kiddies Korner Preschool hosts teachers Jennifer Durkin and Rachel Guvi, who will lead a workshop called "The Value of Play," at 7 p.m. at 2211 Prairie Ave. in PoCo. Admission is $5 at the door. For more info, call 604-941-4919.
Hyde Creek Watershed Society holds its monthly general meeting, 7:15 p.m. at the Hyde Creek Education Centre and Hatchery, 3636 Coast Meridian Rd., Port Coquitlam. Member Isaac Nelson will host a short presentation on fish welfare. Members of the public are invited to attend. Info: www.hydecreek.org.
THURSDAY, SEPT 5 Port Coquitlam Heritage Society holds an information session for students interesting in gaining volunteer hours at 6:30 p.m. at 2100 - 2253 Leigh Square in Port Coquitlam. Registration is required. Info: email@example.com or 604-927-8403.
FRIDAY, SEPT 6 Stroke Recovery Association of BC - Coquitlam Branch meets at Dogwood Pavilion, 624 Poirier St. from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Speech therapy, exercise and music will be offered. For more info, call Margaret at 604-927-6093.
SUNDAY, SEPT 8 Colony Farm Community Gardens Society invites gardeners to tour the community gardens at 3:30 p.m. See what's growing as we move into fall, learn about the soil and organic pest management techniques. Meet at the south parking lot on Colony Farm Road near the pagoda. Info: 604-936-7423.
MONDAY, SEPT 9 Tri-Cities Municipal Pension Retirees Association, District #25, meets at 11 a.m. at Pasta Polo Restaurant, 2754 Barnet Hwy., Coquitlam. All recipients of the municipal pension plan are welcome.
Terry Fox Library screens Peter Mettler's film, The End of Time, from 6 to 8 p.m. at 2470 Mary Hill Rd. as part of the library's ongoing World and Documentary Film night series. Info: 604-927-7999.
Tri-City Photo Club meets at 7:30 p.m. in the drama room at Port Moody Secondary, 300 Albert St. in Port Moody. Newcomers and veteran photographers can share tips and their passion for photography. Info: www.tricityphoto.ca Les Échos du Pacifique, Maillardville's francophone choir, launches its 40th season from 7 to 9 p.m. at Place Maillardville, 1200 Cartier Ave. in Coquitlam. New singers are wanted. Info: 604-764-2808 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
TUESDAY, SEPT 10 Coquitlam Public Library, Poirier branch, hosts a hearing clinic from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Nancy Bennett Room, 575 Poirier St. Coquitlam. Certified audiologist Ieda Ishida will explain the parts of the ear, their functions and the factors that can affect hearing and cause hearing loss between 1 and 2 p.m. From 2 to 4 p.m. free, interactive hearing tests will also be offered. To register for this free program, call 604-937-4155.
WEDNESDAY, SEPT 11 Terry Fox Library offers a free seminar around the ins and outs of Craigslist from 7 to 8 p.m. at 2470 Mary Hill Rd. Learn how to place an ad, techniques for searching and how to contact sellers. Info: 604-927-7999.
THURSDAY, SEPT 12 Tri-Cities Caregiver Program holds a caregiver support meeting at the Maillardville Community Centre, 1200 Cartier Ave. in Coquitlam, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. All caregivers are invited to attend: Info: Karen at 778-789-1496.
Coquitlam Public Library, City Centre branch, hosts reps from Helping Hands & Heart In-Home Care Services from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at 1169 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam. Company reps will outline the services they provide, along with tips on caring for family members with physical limitations or other disabilities. Call 604-937-4155 to register for this free program.
Tri-City Christian Women's Club hosts a Women's Connection Luncheon starting at noon at the Executive Inn, 405 North Rd. in Coquitlam. A fall fashion show and guest speaker will both be featured. To reserve a space, call Frieda at 604-937-7198 by Sept. 9.
FRIDAY, SEPT 13 Tri-Cities Caregiver Program holds a caregiver support meeting at the Dogwood Pavilion, 624 Poirier St. in Coquitlam All caregivers are invited to attend. Info: Karen at 778-789-1496.
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