WEDNESDAY, OCT 9 Tri-City Centennial Stamp Club meets in the McGee Room of the Poirier Community Centre, located at 630 Poirier St. in Coquitlam at 7 p.m. A mix and mingle session goes at 7 p.m., while a stamp team trivia game kicks off at 8 p.m. Info: 604-941-9306.
School District 43's District Parent Advisory Council hosts a quartet of speakers covering a wide range of topics from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Winslow Centre, 1100 Winslow Ave., Coquitlam. Speakers will cover topics including school curriculums, learning principles and tips for learning empowerment.
Terry Fox Library hosts a storytime session for children and caregivers from 10:15 to 10:45 a.m. at 2470 Mary Hill Rd. Toilet training will be the topic du jour, with potty-related songs, poems and books offered. Info: 604 927-7999.
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. Info: 604-469-4577.
THURSDAY, OCT 1O Coquitlam Foundation holds its annual general meeting at 7:30 p.m. at the City Centre branch of the Coquitlam Public Library, 1169 Pinetree Way. Info: www.coquitlamfoundation. com.
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.
Women's Connection Luncheon kicks off at noon at the Executive Inn, 405 North Rd. in Coquitlam. The featured presentation is "Pets - Matter Foster Care Society," while speaker Frieda Isaac will lead a discussion on new beginnings..
TOPS (Taking Pounds off Sensibly) B.C.1763 holds an open house at Birchland Elementary School, 1331 Fraser Ave. in PoCo, from 6 to 8 p.m. Group support, wellness education and more using proven weight-loss methods will be offered. Info: Gail at
604-941-8699 or www.tops.org.
Tri-Cities Caregiver Program offers two caregiver support meetings. The first session takes place from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the Shaughnessy Care Centre, 2250 Wilson Ave. in PoCo. The second meeting goes from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Maillardville Community Centre, 1200 Cartier Ave. in Coquitlam. All caregivers are welcome to attend. Info: Karen Tyrell at 778-789-1496.
FRIDAY, OCT 11 Tri-Cities Caregiver Program hosts a meeting for caregivers at Dogwood Pavilion, 624 Poirier St. in Coquitlam. Info: Karen Tyrell at 778-789-1496.
TUESDAY, OCT 15 Dogwood Garden Club meets at 7 p.m. in the Centennial Room at Dogwood Pavilion, 624 Poirier St. in Coquitlam. Guest speaker and renowned rose expert Brad Jalbert will speak about growing and pruning roses.
WEDNESDAY, OCT 16 Terry Fox Library hosts Storytime for young children and their caregivers from 10:15 to 10:45 a.m. at 2470 Mary Hill Rd. in PoCo. Interactive stories, songs, rhymes and reading tips offered. Info: 604-927-9999.
Singles Travel Club meets at 6 p.m. at the ABC Restaurant, 300-100 Schoolhouse St. in Coquitlam. Take part in group tours for solo travellers, meet new friends, enjoy the security of group travel and avoid the costly single supplement. RSVP to Val at 604-669-6607 ext. 304.
University Women's Club meets at 7 p.m. at Scott Creek Middle School, 1240 Lansdowne Dr. in Coquitlam. Darcie Gabruck, YWCA Community Development Coordinator at Como Lake Gardens, will be the guest speaker. Info: Allison at 604-939-9146 or Ellen at 604-464-0246.
THURSDAY, OCT 17 Terry Fox Library stages an "altered book workshop" for teens of all ages from 4 to 5 p.m. at 2470 Mary Hill Rd. in PoCo. Turn an old library book into a work of art. The library will provide books and other the art supplies. Info: 604-927-9999.
Burquitlam Community Association holds an all-candidates meeting for those running in the Coquitlam byelection from 7 to 9 p.m at Banting Middle School, 820 Banting St. in Coquitlam. Info: Graham Hill at 604-937-7458 or e-mail at email@example.com.
Port Coquitlam Heritage & Cultural Society meets at 1 p.m. for a general meeting at Heritage at Leigh Square Museum and Archives, 2100-2253 Leigh Sq. in PoCo. Bring your treasures to share with other members. Info: 604-927-8403.
FRIDAY, OCT 18 Terry Fox Library hosts Babytime from 10:15 to 10:40 a.m. at 2470 Mary Hill Rd. This program is for babies and caregivers and is meant to help develop speech and language skills through bouncing, singing and rhyming with stories. Info: 604-927-7999.
Tri-City Singles Social Club meets at 7 p.m. at the Royal Canadian Legion, 2513 Clarke St. in Port Moody. This 50-plus singles group meets to plan activities such as dancing, theatre, concerts, dining, movies, day trips and travel. Membership is $20 per year. Info: Darline at 604-466-0017 or Louise at 604-941-8897.
SATURDAY, OCT 19 Coquitlam Public Library, City Centre branch, hosts the vocal talents of Asha Lohia and the teachers and students of Guru Sangeet Martand Padma Vibhushan Pandit Jasraj ji at 1 p.m. at 1169 Pinetree Way. Space is limited for this free program. To register, call 604-937-4155 and leave a message on the library's program registration line at 604-937-4155.
Port Coquitlam Heritage & Cultural Society hosts appraisal experts William Shannon and Jasper van Voorst Vader from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 2100-2253 Leigh Sq. in PoCo. A maximum of three items can be brought for appraisal and the cost is $15 for the first item, $10 for the second item and $5 for the third item. Free admission for those not bringing an item. Info: 604-927-8403.
ONGOING Tricity Speakers Toastmasters meet every Monday from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in Room B 2050, at Douglas College, 1250 Pinetree Way. Info: Sean at 778-995-5230 or http://tricityspeakers.toastmastersclubs.org.
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