FRIDAY, JAN. 11
Tri-Cities Caregivers' Support Group meets the second and fourth Friday of the month, 10 to 11: 30 a.m. at Dogwood Pavilion (624 Poirier St., Coquitlam); the fourth Monday of every month at two facilities - 10 to 11: 30 a.m., at the Maillardville Community Centre (1200 Cartier Ave., Coquitlam), and 2 to 3: 30 p.m. at Glen Pine Pavilion (1200 Glen Pine Ct., Coquitlam); and the first Monday of each month, 1 to 2: 30 p.m. at the Wilson Community Centre (2150 Wilson Ave., Port Coquitlam). Info: Karen at 778-789-1496.
Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce is holding 2013 Chamber Night with the Coquitlam Express, 7 p.m. at the Poirier Sports Centre (633 Poirier St., Coquitlam). A great opportunity to network and enjoy a junior hockey game. Register through the chamber for $15 (members) or $20 (non-members) and get a game ticket, appetizers and a beverage. Info: www. tricitieschamber.com.
SATURDAY, JAN. 12
Friends of the Coquitlam Public Library Society meet 10: 30 a.m., Room 3 at the new City Centre branch (1169 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam). New members welcome. Info: 604937-4130.
SUNDAY, JAN. 13
The 1st Port Coquitlam Scout Group is having a bottle drive, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Kilmer Elementary (1575 Knappen St., Port Coquitlam). For pick-up, call 604-970-2579.
MONDAY, JAN. 14
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. Information: Anne at 604941-4721 or Mood Disorders Association of BC office at 604-873-0103.
TUESDAY, JAN. 15
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.
The Dogwood Garden Club presents this month's guest speaker, Radina Jevdevic, who will discuss Gardens of the 21st Century. The business portion of the meeting starts at 7 p.m., with the speaker at 7: 25 p.m., in the Centennial Room of the Dogwood Pavilion (624 Poirier St., Coquitlam).
The PoCo Garden Club is holding its monthly meeting, 7: 30 p.m. in the Trinity United Church Hall, corner of Prairie Ave. and Shaughnessy St., Port Coquitlam. The guest speaker is Tak Yamaura from Japan Bonsai of South Surrey, who will discuss the Bonsai. Guests and new members welcome. Info: 604941-9261.
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 16
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. The Jan. 16 session is on "The medical aspects and effects of alcohol and drug abuse." 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: 604936-3900.
THURSDAY, JAN. 17
Northeast Coquitlam Ratepayers host their regular monthly meeting, 7 p.m. at the Victoria Hall (3435 Victoria Dr., Coquitlam). All Burke Mountain residents are welcome. Info: 604-9412260.
Port Moody Power & Sail Squadron is offering a Boating Basics Course (PCOC) on Jan. 17 for adults and children 12 years of age and older. Info: 604-516-6072 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Oasis Wellness Centre is hosting meditations for health and wellbeing, Wednesdays 7 to 8: 30 p.m. at 1111 Austin Ave., Coquitlam. The Jan. 16 session presents three simple meditations that can be practised by anyone, including a New Year's resolution to be happier and learn to meditate. Classes are for beginners and experienced meditators. No registration required. Cost is $10 per class or $40 for five classes. Info: email@example.com.
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, songs and stories while meeting other new parents. Reserve a spot for you and your baby. Info: 604-927-7999.