FRIDAY, SEPT 20
Tri-City Singles Social Club meets at 7 p.m. at the Royal Canadian Legion, 2513 Clarke St., Port Moody. Singles 50 and up are invited to meet new friends and enjoy activities like dancing, theatre, concerts, dining, movies, day trips and travel. Membership is $20 per year. New members welcome. Info: 604-466-0017.
Circle of Friends 50+ Singles Social Club meets at the Port Coquitlam Legion #133, 2675 Shaughnessy St. at 7 p.m. to plan the month's upcoming events. The group is for 50+ singles looking for friendship and social events of all kinds: dining, dancing, theatre, travel, walking/hiking and more. Info: Nina at 604-941-9032.
Stroke Recovery Association of BC - Coquitlam Branch meets at Dogwood Pavilion, 624 Poirier St. in Coquitlam from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Speech therapy, exercise and guitarist Tony Prophet featured. Info: 604-927-6093 or email@example.com.
Hope Lutheran School hosts a block party at McLean Park, 3151 York St. in PoCo from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. A thrift sale will run concurrently from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Info: 604-464-2485.
Metro Vancouver Parks and the City of Coquitlam co-host a Coyotes by Night exploration of Colony Farm Regional Park from 6 to 8 p.m. Find out where coyotes live, how they hunt and how they adapt to urban areas. For ages six and up. Cost is $8 per person. Advance registration is required. Call 604-927-4386 or log on to www.metrovancouver.org.
SUNDAY, SEPT 22
Ioco United Heritage Church offers a free centennial celebration open house from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 1790 Ioco Rd. in Port Moody. Tea, refreshments and displays all offered.
Metro Vancouver Parks offers a "Searching for Salamanders" event at Belcarra Regional Park from 10 a.m. to noon. Find out more about these shy and secretive amphibians. For ages six and up, and kids must be accompanied by an adult. Cost is $8 for adults, $4.25 otherwise. Registration required. Call 604-432-6359 or log on to metrovancouveronline.org.
MONDAY, SEPT 23
Terry Fox Library hosts a screening of A Separation, from 6 to 8 p.m. at 2470 Mary Hill Rd. in PoCo. The film is rated PG-13. For more info, call 604-927-7999.
TUESDAY, SEPT 24
Terry Fox Library hosts a Raising Great Readers seminar from 7 to 8 p.m. at 2470 Mary Hill Rd. Find out more about the importance of early literacy and how you can nurture pre-reading skills at home. All participants will go home with a free children's book. Info: 604-927-7999.
WEDNESDAY, SEPT 25
Eagle Ridge Hospital Auxiliary holds a used book sale in the main lobby of Eagle Ridge Hospital from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Funds raised are used to purchase equipment and patient comfort items for the hospital.
Port Moody Library offers Baby Sing & Learn from 2 to 2:45 p.m. at 100 Newport Dr. in Port Moody. Songs, rhymes and stories offered for babies ages birth to 18 months with an emphasis on bonding, promoting early speech and language development. This drop-in program does not require pre-registration. Info: 604-469-4577.
Port Moody Library offers Preschool Storytime from 10 to 10:30 a.m. at 100 Newport Dr. in Port Moody. Stories, puppets and action songs for young children are offered for kids 18 months to five years. Parent/caregiver participation is required. This drop-in program does not require pre-registration Info: 604-469-4577.
Terry Fox Library offers a session designed for homeschoolers from 2 to 3 p.m. at 2470 Mary Hill Rd. in PoCo. Explore great databases and websites, books and resources. This session is for all home-schooled children and teens and their parents and teachers. Everyone is welcome. Info: 604-927-7999.
District 43 Parent Advisory Council Executive offers a PAC orientation night from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Winslow Centre, 1100 Winslow Ave. in Coquitlam. Learn about constitution and bylaws, finances and gaming, records keeping and more. Register at http://dpac43pacorientation.eventbrite.ca or by phone at 604-939-3690.
Tri-City Centennial Stamp Club hosts a small stamp auction for members and visitors in the McGee Room of the Poirier Community Centre, 630 Poirier St. in Coquitlam. Viewing starts at 7 p.m., auction starts after 8 p.m. Info: www.stampclub.ca or 604-941-9306.
THURSDAY, SEPT 26
Port Moody Library offers Baby Sing & Learn from 11 to 11:45 a.m. at 100 Newport Dr. in Port Moody. Songs, rhymes and stories offered for babies ages birth to 18 months with an emphasis on bonding, promoting early speech and language development. This drop-in program does not require pre-registration. Info: 604-469-4577.
Tri-Cities Caregiver Program holds a caregiver support meeting from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at Glen Pine Pavilion, 1200 Pine Crt. in Coquitlam. All caregivers are welcome to attend. For info, call Karen Tyrell at 778-789-1496.
Port Coquitlam Heritage and Cultural Society hosts author Dr. Naxaxalhts'i, Albert (Sonny) McHalsie, who will lead a discussion on a book entitled, The Story of the Man that was Turned to Stone, T'xwelatse. The presentation kicks off at 7 p.m. at Heritage at Leigh Square, 2100-2253 Leigh Sq., in PoCo. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 604-927-8403.
FRIDAY, SEPT 27
Tri-Cities Caregiver Program holds a caregiver support meeting from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at Dogwood Pavilion, 624 Poirier St., in Coquitlam. All caregivers are welcome to attend. For info, call Karen Tyrell at 778-789-1496.
SATURDAY, SEPT 28
Schill Insurance hosts a shred-a-thon from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 435A North Rd., Coquitlam. Bring your confidential documents for secure on-site destruction, by donation to the SHARE Society. RSVP to the event and have your name entered to win an earthquake kit. Info and RSVP: 604-937-7731.
Coquitlam Chapter Order of the Eastern Star holds its annual shopping gala at 2660 Shaughnessy St. in PoCo (in the Masonic Hall south of underpass) from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jewellery, seasonings, clothing, kitchenware, cosmetics, cookware, home baking , fine dining, cleaning products, lingerie and other ideas for gift giving. Entrance is $6 and includes a homemade lunch. Info: Karen at 604-931-3708.
Port Moody Ecological Society and Rocky Point Kayak team up for a Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup event by canoe and kayak on from 9 to 11 a.m. at Rocky Point Park in Port Moody. Members of the public welcome. Info: email@example.com.
Maillardville Community Lions Club meets at 7 p.m. on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month at ABC Country Restaurant, Lougheed Highway and Schoolhouse Street. Info: 604-464-1808.
Maillardville Residents' Association meets the first Wednesday of each month at Place Maillardville, 1200 Cartier Ave., Coquitlam. Info: 604-931-5650.
Mood Disorders Association of BC (Coquitlam) hosts a support group every second and fourth Monday of the month at 6:50 p.m. at 560 Sydney Ave., Coquitlam. Info: Anne at 604-941-4721.
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