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. For more info, call Frieda at 604-937-7198.
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.
Metro Vancouver Parks offers a guided hike up the Buntzen Ridge to the Diez Vistas from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Join a park interpreter in traversing the trails that connect Belcarra Regional Park with neighbouring Buntzen Lake. Wear suitable clothing and hiking boots or trail shoes. Bring water and a lunch. For ages 15 and up. Cost ranges between $3.35 and $5.50. To register, go to www.metrovancouveronline.org.
Little Neighbours Preschool hosts an open house from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 155 Finnigan St. in PoCo. Info: 604-521-5158.
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.
Moody Centre Community Association hosts a community picnic from 3 to 7 p.m. at Rocky Point Park in Port Moody. Raffles, treats, tons of food vendors, and more. To confirm your attendance, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Avia Employment Services hosts a jobsearch seminar at Terry Fox Library from 4 to 5:30 at 2470 Mary Hill Rd. in PoCo. Employment advice, resume skills, interview preparation and job search tips will be offered. Info: 604-927-7999.
Terry Fox Library hosts the Teen Advisory
Group (TAG), which meets from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at 2470 Mary Hill Rd. in PoCo The group helps plan and develop teen-oriented library programs and services. Membership is open to all teens. Info: 604-927-7999.
WEDNESDAY, SEPT 18
Evergreen Cultural Centre presents Life Drawing in the Gallery from 6 to 9 p.m. at 1205 Pinetree Way in Coquitlam. Artist and instructor Shelley Rothenburger will lead the workshop, and attendees are encouraged to bring their own drawing supplies. Registration is $30, $10 with valid student ID, or $20 for Evergreen members. Info: www.evergreenculturalcentre.ca.
Singles Travel Club meets at 6 p.m. for dinner at the ABC Restaurant, located at 300-100 Schoolhouse St., Coquitlam. Meet new friends, enjoy the security of group travel and avoid the costly single supplement. RSVP to Val at 604-669-6607 ext 304. Info: www.singlestravelclub.
Terry Fox Library hosts a TED Talk Presentation screening followed by thought-provoking conversation around technology, the arts and current events from 2 to 3 p.m. at 2470 Mary Hill Rd. in PoCo. Info: 604-927-7999.
Kyle Centre offers drop-in bridge for all skill levels from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. every Tuesday, 125 Kyle St., Port Moody. Soup and sandwich lunch follows, prepared by Community Integration Services Society. Info: 604-469-4561.
Lincoln Toastmasters meet from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Hyde Creek Recreation Centre, 1379 Laurier Ave., Port Coquitlam. New members welcome. Info: 604-218-6078 or www.lincolntm.com.
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