WEDNESDAY, SEPT 25
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
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.
Leigh Square Community Arts Village offers the Port Coquitlam Farmers Market, 3 to 7 p.m., at the Village, 2253 Leigh Square, PoCo. See the diversity of produce, artisan products and baked goods from the region.
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: email@example.com 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.
The Coquitlam Needle Arts Guild is participating in National Stitch in Public Day at the Michaels Arts and Crafts store, 2755 Lougheed Hwy. in PoCo, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Members will demonstrate different forms of embroidery stitching and share tips with members of the public. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org.
SATURDAY, SEPT 28
Lower Mainland Green Team, in coordination with the City of Coquitlam, will hold an invasive plants removal event, 9:45 a.m.. to 1 p.m. at Coquitlam River Park, 1190 Shaughnessy St., Coquitlam. No experience necessary, with tools and gloves provided. To participate in this fun, outdoor exercise, go to: http://www.meetup.com/The-Lower-Mainland-Green-Team/events/132217702/.
Coquitlam Heritage Society, in conjunction with Société Francophone de Maillardville and Place des Arts, host its annual Mackin House Open House, noon to 4 p.m. at 1116 Brunette Ave., Coquitlam. Help celebrate Canada Culture Days with an afternoon of games, crafts and museum tours.
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.
RCCG Trinity Chapel invites children, ages 5-to-12, to City Centre Aquatic Complex, 1210 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam for a free community swim, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Snacks will be provided. RSVP by Sept. 26. Info: 604-474-3131.
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.
The Terry Fox Library presents Chinese ink painting with Coral Chen, 11 a.m. to noon, for children five and older, 2470 Mary Hill Road, PoCo. Registration is required. Info: 604-927-7999, or www.fvrl.ca.
SUNDAY, SEPT 29
The Ioco Days Festival features a Vintage Radio Show, 4 p.m. at the Inlet Theatre, 100 Newport Dr., in Port Moody. Hear the dramatic and fun stories of Port Moody's past, performed by Rebel Haunt Theatre. Tickets required. Info: 604-939-1648.
MONDAY, SEPT 30
Leigh Square Community Art Village hosts the Comic Shop Youth Drop-In, 4 to 5:30 p.m. for youth 13-to-18 years old interested in illustration, storytelling and creating a personal comic project. Offered every Monday until late November at 1100-2253 Leigh Square Place in PoCo. Free to attend, with supplies provided. Info: 604-927-8400.
TUESDAY, OCT 1
Coquitlam Prostate Cancer Support and Awareness Group holds its monthly meeting, 7 p.m. in the Pinetree Community Centre, 1260 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam. All those involved with prostate problems are invited. Info: Norm at 604-936-8703, or Ken at 604-936-2998.
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