WEDNESDAY, NOV. 21
Singles Travel Club hosts a dinner, 6 p.m. 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 contacting Dorothy at 604-298-0780 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Canadian Cancer Society holds an information session for people who want to learn more about volunteering for the Coquitlam Relay for Life, 6: 30 to 8 p.m. at the Poirier Community Centre (McDonald Cartier Room, 630 Poirier St., Coquitlam).
Various positions available, with time commitment for each role approximately three to five hours per week.
SHARE Family & Community Services Society hosts an alcohol and drug education session, 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. No registration 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 604-298-0780 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.
The New Westminster-Coquitlam Liberal Party of Canada Riding Association hosts its November Social, 7 to 9 p.m. at the Golden Spike Pub (3224 St. Johns St., Port Moody). Discuss local issues, hot topics and the Federal Liberal leadership race with fellow progressive-minded people. All are welcome.
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.
FRIDAY, NOV. 23
Terry Fox Library presents Preschool Storytime, 10: 15 to 10: 45 a.m. (2470 Mary Hill Rd., Port Coquitlam) every Friday until Dec.
7. This free drop-in program is for families and caregivers with young children. Info: 604-927-7999.
A Christmas Bazaar and Craft Show Adult-Only preview night presented by the Ranch Park PAC, 7 to 10 p.m. at Ranch Park Elementary (2701 Spuraway Ave., Coquitlam). Tickets $10 (must be 19 and older to attend. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org.
SATURDAY, NOV. 24
The Coquitlam Presbyterian Church hosts its annual Christmas Bazaar, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (948 Como Lake Ave., Coquitlam). Items include crafts, bake table, plants, jewelry, white elephant and children's activities.
Trinity & St. Catherine's Churches presents a Christmas Bazaar, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (2211 Prairie Ave., Port Coquitlam). Event includes silent auction, baked goods, gourmet table, luncheon and more.
Odyssey of the Mind BC offers workshops and a Fun Day at Montgomery Middle School (1900 Edgewood Ave., Coquitlam), 9 a.m. to 3: 15 p.m. (8: 20 a.m. registation). Two fun training sessions for Grades 3 to 12 students, sponsored by the non-profit Creative Problem Solving Society. Cost: $20 for members of CPSS; $25 for non-Odyssey school members - snack and pizza lunch provided. Adult training seminar and parents info session will also be offered. To pre-register or for more info, go to www. odysseybc.ca.
A Christmas Bazaar and Craft Show presented by the Ranch Park PAC, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Ranch Park Elementary (2701 Spuraway Ave., Coquitlam). All are welcome - admission is $2. Info: email@example.com.
An Evening of Philanthropy, Artistry and Oenology is on the table at the Winexpert Beyond The Grape On-Premise Winemaking store, 6 to 9 p.m. (3030 St. Johns St., Port Moody). Art by Melanie Cossey and her students will be showcased, light refreshments will be served, all to benefit the SHARE Food Bank. Purchases of wine or/and art will see partial proceeds donated to SHARE. Admission is free. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The 2nd annual Crumb Savers Movember Party kicks off 6: 30 p.m. at the Treehouse Neighbourhood Pub (2099 Lougheed Hwy., Port Coquitlam). Dress up in your finest Movember costume, showcase that upperlip stubble in a fundraiser to benefit men's health initiatives. Tickets $20 presale or $25 at the door. Info: email@example.com.
SUNDAY, NOV. 25
Pet Photos with Santa is offered 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Bosley's Pet Food, 2565 Barnet Hwy., Coquitlam. Cost by donation. Funds raised in this donation event will go towards providing spaying and neutering for low-income pet owners. Info: www.network4animals.com.
The Coquitlam Maillardville NDP Constituency Association hosts its nomination meeting at the Royal Canadian Legion (1025 Ridgeway Ave., Coquitlam. Meeting will include acclaimed candidate Coun. Selina Robinson and retiring NDP MLAs Diane Thorne and Dawn Black. Registration at 11: 45 a.m.; meeting beginning at 12: 35 p.m. Refreshments will be served - everyone is welcome. Info: 604-941-6702, or CQM.bcndp@ gmail.com.
MONDAY, NOV. 26
Tri-Cities Senior Caregiver Support Groups meet 10 to 11: 30 a.m. at Maillardville Community Centre (1200 Cartier Ave., Coquitlam) and 2 to 3: 30 p.m. at Glen Pine Pavilion (1200 Glen Pine Ct., Coquitlam). An opportunity for family caregivers of seniors to learn and share common issues related to caring for an elderly loved one. An experienced facilitator will host the meeting.
District 25 Tri-Cities Municipal Pension Retirees Association meets 11 a.m. at Pasta Polo Restaurant (2754 Barnet Hwy., Coquitlam). All recipients of the Municipal Pension Retirement Plan are welcome.
Mood Disorders Association of BC (Coquitlam) hosts a support group every second and fourth Monday of the month at 6: 50 p.m. at the Burquitlam Lions Care Centre, 560 Sydney Ave. in Coquitlam. Info: Anne at 604-941-4721 or Mood Disorders Association of BC office at 604-873-0103.
Morningside Toastmasters meet every Thursday from 7: 10 to 8: 30 a.m. at Burkeview Funeral Home, 1340 Dominion Ave. in Port Coquitlam. New members welcome. Info: www.morningsidetoastmasters.ca.
MOSAIC kindness club needs host volunteers to help newcomers adjust to Canadian life. Commitment is for two hours a week for 13 weeks. Info: 604-254-9626.
Special Olympics B.C. , Coquitlam branch, needs volunteers to help run sporting programs and events. Info: 604-737-3125.
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