FRIDAY, NOV. 16
Eagle Ridge Hospital Auxiliary hosts a Bake Sale/Wrap and Bag Sale, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. in the hospital's main lobby (475 Guildford Way, Port Moody). Proceeds go towards purchase of new equipment and patient comfort items. Info: 604941-0378.
Heritage Mountain Elementary hosts its Holiday Bazaar, 3 to 9 p.m. (125 Ravine Dr., Port Moody). More than 35 vendors feature goods such as jewelry, accessories, cosmetics, specialty foods, candles, eco gifts, crafts and more. There will also be items up for raffle, including an iPad. Info: HMEBazaar@gmail.com.
Tri-City Singles Social Club meets 7 p.m. at the Royal Canadian Legion, 2513 Clark St., Port Moody. A chance for single men and women over 40 to meet new friends and enjoy activities like dining, theatre, walks and travel. Membership fee is $20. Info: tricityclub@gmail. com, 604-941-8897 or 604-466-0017.
SATURDAY, NOV. 17
BC Highland Dancing Association hosts a competition, 8: 45 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Heritage Woods Secondary (1300 David Ave., Port Moody). Admission is $5 for adults, $3 seniors/ students and children 12 and under free.
St. Laurence Quality Fair features gift baskets, jewelry, baked goods and more, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (825 St. Laurence St., Coquitlam). There will also be a silent auction and a gourmet food basket draw and BBQ. Info: 604-936-5423 or www.saintlaurence.ca.
Friends of the Coquitlam Public Library Society meet 10: 30 a.m. in the boardroom of the Poirier branch of the Coquitlam Public Library (575 Poirier St.). New members welcome. Info: 604-937-4130.
The University Women's Club gathers at 1 p.m. at Gleneagle Secondary (1195 Landsdowne Dr., Coquitlam). The club hosts Evelyn Humphries from "Chance to Choose" program, which has resulted in an award-winning perma-culture garden. Info: 604-939-9146.
SUNDAY, NOV. 18
The Hyde Creek Salmon Festival presents its 13th annual free family event, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Hyde Creek Recreation Centre (1379 Laurier Ave., Port Coquitlam) and Hyde Creek Education Centre and Hatchery (3636 Coast Meridian Rd., PoCo). The day-long event features informative and interactive environmental displays and exhibits including live owls, a sea aquarium and an invasive bullfrog, tours and nature walks, crafts, face painting, First Nations art stencilling, birdhouse building, fly cast demonstration/participation, BBQ salmon burgers and salmon chowder and fundraising raffles. Free parking.
MONDAY, NOV. 19
Tri-Cities Parkinson's Support Group meets 10 a.m. at Eagle Ridge United Church, 2813, Glen Dr., Coquitlam. Info: 604-468-4478.
Kidney Foundation of BC, Eagleridge Chapter meets 7 p.m. in the Parklane Room of the Eagle Ridge Hospital (475 Guildford Way, Port Moody). For those who are living with kidney disease or know someone who is. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Terry Fox Library presents local pro photographer Steve Smith and his stories and images from Peru and Bolivia, 7 to 8: 30 p.m. (2470 Mary Hill Rd., Port Coquitlam). Info: 604927-7999.
TUESDAY, NOV. 20
Coquitlam Centre hosts Unwrapped - A Charitable Night of Shopping. Participants will enjoy shopping, food and wine tasting opportunities. A limited number of tickets are being sold for this fundraiser for local not-for-profit groups. Over the past three years Unwrapped has raised more than $203,000 for more than 70 non-profit organizations and community groups. Info: email@example.com.
PoCo Garden Club hosts its annual general meeting, 7: 30 p.m. at the Trinity United Church Hall (2211 Prairie Ave., corner of Shaughnessy St. in Port Coquitlam). Special guest Egan Davis, from VanDusen Gardens, will speak on Conifers of the World. Guests and new members welcome. Info: 604-941-9261.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 21
Singles Travel Club meets 6 p.m. for dinner and friendship at the Royal Canadian Legion (1025 Ridgeway Ave., Coquitlam). Cost is $15. Meet new friends, enjoy security of group travel. RSVP by calling Val at 604-669-6607 ext 304. Info: www.singlestravelclub.ca.
Alzheimer Society of BC hosts a workshop entitled Heads Up: An Introduction to Brain Health, 6: 30 to 8: 30 p.m. at Glen Pine Pavilion, Lemon Tree Room (1200 Glen Pine Ct., Coquitlam). All interested in brain health are welcome to attend. Pre-registration is required and can be done so by calling Dorothy at 604298-0780 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
SHARE Family & Community Services Society hosts an alcohol and drug education session, from 7 to 8: 30 p.m. on the second floor of 2615 Clarke St. in Port Moody. This free session is designed for those who have an alcohol or drug problem, those concerned about their use and people affected by others' use. This is a drop-in program. Registration is not required. Info: 604-936-3900.
THURSDAY, NOV. 22
Alzheimer Society of BC hosts a workshop entitled Transition to Residential Care, 6: 30 to 8: 30 p.m. at the Dogwood Pavilion (624 Poirier St., Coquitlam). All interested in brain health are welcome to attend. Pre-registration is required and can be done so by calling Dorothy at 604298-0780 or email@example.com.
The Evergreen Cultural Centre presents Field to Fork, a panel of four speakers discussing the benefits and challenges of purchasing and eating locally grown food, 7 p.m. in the Studio Theatre (1205 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam). Panellists include 100 Mile Diet co-author Alisa Smith, Urban Food Revolution author Peter Ladner, chef Andrea Carlson, and organic farmer Stephen Gallagher. Ticket holders will have a chance to sample some local vendors' food. Tickets are $20, and may be purchased by calling 604-927-6555 or online at www.evergreenculturalcentre.ca.
Port Coquitlam Heritage and Cultural Society hosts its Heritage Evening, 7 p.m. in the Community Archives (2100-2253 Leigh Square, Port Coquitlam). Bryan Ness will discuss the PoCo Trail. Info: 604-927-8403.
Terry Fox Library hosts Babytime, from 10: 15 to 10: 40 a.m. on Fridays at 2470 Mary Hill Rd. in Port Coquitlam. Experience cuddly time with your baby while listening to nursery rhymes and stories and meeting other new parents. Reserve a spot for you and your baby. Info: 604-927-7999.