SUNDAY, SEPT 8 Colony Farm Community Gardens Society invites gardeners to tour the community gardens 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 Port Coquitlam Heritage & Cultural Society meets from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at 2100-2253 Leigh Square in PoCo for an event called "Where Stories Connect." Attendees will reminisce about their time in the education system. Call Julie at 604-941-5430 for registration or information.
Tri-Cities Municipal Pension Retirees Association, District #25, meets at 11 a.m. Pasta Polo Restaurant, 2754 Barnet Hwy., Coquitlam. All recipients of the municipal pension plan are welcome.
Terry Fox Library screens Peter Mettler's lm, 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 to 9 p.m. at Place Maillardville, 1200 Cartier Ave. in Coquitlam. New singers are wanted. Info: call 604-764-2808, e-mail email@example.com, or log on to www.lesechosdupacifique. com.
Coquitlam Chorale Society begins practices for their upcoming season at 7:30 p.m. at Como Lake United Church, 535 Marmont St., Coquitlam. The 60 member, mixed community choir is accepting new members this year. Info: Janice at 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.
Terry Fox Library invites children and caregivers to a pyjama storytime session from 10:15 to 10:45 a.m. Storytimes include books, songs, fingerplays and flannel stories. Info: 604-927-7999.
WEDNESDAY, SEPT 11 Tri-City Centennial Stamp Club meet at 7 p.m at in the McGee Room of the Poirier Community Centre, 630 Poirier St., Coquitlam. Bring your stamps to buy, sell and trade. Visitors welcome. Info: www.stampclub.ca or 604-941-9306.
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.
Terry Fox Library hosts the Adult Learner Book Club, for those for whom English is a second language. Upgrade reading skills, make new friends and practice English in a fun environment, from 2 to 3 p.m. at 2470 Mary Hill Rd., PoCo.
Terry Fox Library invites babies and their caregivers to Babytime, from 10:15 to 10:40 a.m. Designed for kids aged 0 to 12 months, Babytime features bouncing, singing and rhyming with stories. Info: 604-927-7999.
SATURDAY, SEPT 14 Lower Mainland Green Team and Metro Vancouver Parks join forces to remove ivy at Belcarra Regional Park from 9:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. No experience necessary. Tools and gloves will be provided. Info: www.meetup.com/The-Lower-Mainland-Green-Team/events/132213472.
Treefest 2013 takes place on the Riverview Hospital grounds from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Guided tree tours, heritage building walk, bus tours, environmental displays, a children's tree walk and more will be offered. Info: 604-290-9910.
Friends of the Coquitlam Public Library Society hold their AGM at 10:30 a.m. in Room 3 of the City Centre branch of the Coquitlam Public Library, 1169 Pinetree Way. Information: 604-937-4130. New members welcome.
Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 263 Coquitlam, hosts a Veterans Candlelight Tribute at Robinson Park, 621 Robinson St., in Coquitlam at 2 p.m. The event honours Canada's wartime contributions and is meant to inspire today's younger generations.
MONDAY, SEPT 16 Terry Fox Library hosts a screening of the film Ajami, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. The film follows the lives of two brothers fearing assassination, a young refugee working illegally to cover his mother's medical expenses, and a cop obsessed with finding his missing brother. Info: 604-927-7999.
Terry Fox Library hosts a citizen services specialist from Service Canada who will speak about program benefits from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at 2470 Mary Hill Rd. in PoCo. Survivor/death benefits, Canada Pension disability benefits and more will be discussed. Call 604-927-7999 to register.
TUESDAY, SEPT 17 Glenayre Scottish Country Dance Club registration begins at 7 p.m. at the Burquest Jewish Community Centre, 2860 Dewdney Trunk Rd., Coquitlam. All levels taught on Tuesday evenings. Beginners welcome, and no partner is required. Info: Ed or Jean at 604 464 8103.
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