SATURDAY, JAN. 5
Port Coquitlam Firefighters, HSR Services and Foam Only are recycling Christmas lights, strands and Styrofoam on Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Port Coquitlam #1 Fire Hall (1725 Broadway St.). Drop-off is by donation,
with proceeds going towards the B.C. Professional Firefighters Burn and Plastic Surgery Unit.
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 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 presents a performance of the Joyous Epiphany, 7 p.m. (2211 Prairie Ave., Port Coquitlam), an interactive play about the Wise Men's visit to Bethlehem. Children are invited to participate in an evening of song and dance.
SUNDAY, JAN. 6
The PoCo squirt A Ravens softball team is holding a refundable beverage container drive, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., to raise funds for the upcoming season. The pickup spot is at McLean Park (Wellington St. and Grant Ave., Port Coquitlam).
Port Coquitlam Firefighters, HSR Services and Foam Only are recycling Christmas lights, strands and styrofoam on Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Port Coquitlam #1 Fire Hall (1725 Broadway St.). Drop-off is by donation, with proceeds going to the B.C. Professional Firefighters Burn and Plastic Surgery Unit.
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 discuss 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). Those involve with prostate problems are invited to share the 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 first 2013 meeting, 7: 30 p.m. at Como Lake United Church (535 Marmot St., Coquitlam). Featured speaker is Pamela Zevit. 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.
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 week's session is 'Use, misuse, abuse - how people become addicted.' This weekly series is designed for those with an alcohol or drug problem and those affected by others' use. This is a drop-in program. Info: 604-936-3900.