WEDNESDAY, JAN. 2
The Hyde Creek Watershed Society holds a general meeting, 7: 15 p.m. at the Hyde Creek Education Centre and Hatchery (3636 Coast Meridian Rd., Port Coquitlam). Guests welcome. Info: 604461-3474 or www.hydecreek.org.
The Terry Fox Library hosts evening storytime for preschool children and their families on the first Wednesday of the month, 6: 45 to 7: 15 p.m. (2470 Mary Hill Rd., Port Coquitlam). Come and hear some new favourites, songs and fingerplays. Info: 604-927-7999.
SATURDAY, JAN. 5
Cedar Drive Elementary PAC is offering Christmas tree chipping by donation, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the school parking lot (3150 Cedar Dr., Port Coquitlam). Funds raised go towards Cedar Drive PAC sponsored events.
The 10th Coquitlam Scouts are holding a bottle drive in the area around Walton Elementary. Pickup info: 604-944-7665.
The Trinity United Church/St. Catherine's Anglican present a performance art event, the Joyous Epiphany, 7 p.m. (2211 Prairie Ave., Port Coquitlam), celebrating the occasion of the Wise Men's visit to the son of Mary and Joseph. Children are invited to participate in an evening of song and dance. Parents should bring children at 6 p.m. to pick out a role and costume.
SUNDAY, JAN. 6
The PoCo squirt A Ravens softball team is holding a bottle drive to help raise funds to cover tournament fees for the upcoming season. People are invited to drop off their refundable beverage containers at their pickup spot in McLean Park (corner of Wellington St. and Grant Ave. in Port Coquitlam) between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m.
MONDAY, JAN. 7
Tri-Cities Senior Caregivers Support Group meets the first Monday of the month, 1 to 2: 30 p.m. at the Wilson Community Centre (2150 Wilson Ave., Port Coquitlam). Come learn and share common issues related to caring for an elderly loved one. Info: 604-927-7970.
TUESDAY, JAN. 8
Coquitlam Prostate Cancer Support and Awareness Group holds its January meeting, 7 p.m. at the Pinetree Community Centre (1260 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam). All those involved with prostate problems are urged to come and share their concerns and experiences in a strictly confidential atmosphere. No charge, although donations accepted. Info: 604-936-8703 or 604-936-2998.
Burke Mountain Naturalists hold their January meeting, 7: 30 p.m. at Como Lake United Church (535 Marmot St., Coquitlam). Featured speaker is Pamela Zevit, coordinator of the South Coast Conservation Program for Species at Risk. Everyone invited for this free event. Info: 604-936-4108, 604-461-3864 or www.bmn. bc.ca.
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 9
Tri-City Centennial Stamp Club hosts a small stamp auction, starting at 7 p.m. at the Poirier Community Centre (McGee Rm., 630 Poirier St., Coquitlam). Auction begins at 8 p.m. Info: www. stampclub.ca or 604-941-9306.
Como Lake Quilters meet Tuesdays at 10 a.m. at Como Lake United Church. The informal group meets to work on individual projects and share talents. Visitors and prospective members welcome. Info: Joy at 604-466-9992 or Jo-Ann at 604-941-4869.
Hominum is an informal discussion and support group to help gay, bisexual and questioning men with the challenges of being married, separated or single. Members meet every Monday evening at locations around the Metro Vancouver area. For information and meeting location, call Don at 604-329-9760 or Art at 604-462-9813.
King of Life Lutheran Church hosts a board game night at 7 p.m. on the first Saturday of each month at 1198 Falcon Dr. in Coquitlam. Play some of the classics and be prepared to learn some new favourites. Everyone is welcome.
Kyle Centre offers drop-in bridge for all skill levels from 12: 30 to 3: 30 p.m. every Tuesday. Soup and sandwich lunch follows, prepared by Community Integration Services Society, which supports adults with disabilities. Info: 604-469-4561.
Lincoln Toastmasters meet from 7: 30 to 9: 30 p.m. at Hyde Creek Recreation Centre, 1379 Laurier Ave. in Port Coquitlam. New members welcome. Info: 604-218-6078 or www.lincolntm. com.
Maillardville Community Lions Club meets at 7 p.m. on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month at ABC Country Restaurant at Lougheed Highway and Schoolhouse Street. Information: 604-464-1808.
Maillardville Residents' Association meets the first Wednesday of each month at Place Maillardville, 1200 Cartier Ave., Coquitlam. Information: 604-931-5650.
Mood Disorders Association of BC (Coquitlam) hosts a sup-port 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. Information: Anne at 604-941-4721 or Mood Disorders Association of BC office at 604-873-0103.
Vancouver Area Cycling Coalition , Tri-Cities committee, meets the first Wednesday of the month at 7 p.m. at Port Moody City Hall, 100 Newport Dr. Info: John at 604-469-0361.
Westcoast Harmony Chorus is seeking energetic, motivated women who love to sing. Attend a Wednesday night rehearsal to hear this award-winning, four-part harmony chorus. Info: 604-5966735.
Wild West Can-Can Dancers Society , a registered non-profit society, is accepting new members, including dancers and non-dancers. Info: www.wildwestcancan.ca.
Women Helping Others (WHO) meet at Dogwood Pavilion, 624 Poirier St. in Coquitlam. Widows and single women over 50 welcome. Info: 604-464-2058.
The Terry Fox Library hosts evening storytime for preschool children and their families on the first Wednesday of the month, 6: 45 to 7: 15 p.m. (2470 Mary Hill Rd., Port Coquitlam). Come and hear some new favourites, songs and fingerplays. Info: 604-9277999.
Nar-Anon support group for those affected by someone else's addiction meets Tuesdays from 7: 30 to 9 p.m. at Lions Hall, 12479 Harris Rd. in Pitt Meadows. Information: Cheryl at 604-465-0872.
North Fraser Alzheimer Resource Centre offers monthly caregiver support groups in Coquitlam and PoCo. Info: 604-298-0780.
PoCoMo Youth Services Society is looking for youths between 12 and 18 who want to make a difference in the community.
Information: Jerome Bouvier at 604-251-6449 or email@example.com.
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