FRIDAY, DEC. 21
The Evergreen Cultural Centre plays host to the Pacific Theatre Company's adaptation of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.
Starring husband and wife tandem Kaitlin Williams and Mack Gordon, the show takes the audience through an adaptation of the popular CS Lewis story. Running until Saturday, Dec. 22, show times are 8 p.m. nightly, though a 4 p.m. showing is slated for Saturday, Dec. 22. Tickets range in price between $15 and $39 and can be purchased by calling 604-927-6555 or online at www.evergreenculturalcentre.ca.
Goh Ballet's presentation of The Nutcracker, which includes Port Coquitlam native Kaia Kochan, continues its four-day run at The Centre in Vancouver for Performing Arts, with show times on Friday and Saturday set for 7: 30 p.m. A 2 p.m. matinee will also be offered on Saturday, Dec. 22 and Sunday, Dec. 23. Tickets range in price between $32 and $83.25, plus applicable service fees, and are on sale via www.ticketmaster. ca or by calling 1-855-9855000.
King of Life Lutheran Church hosts board game night, starting at 6: 30 p.m. at 1198 Falcon Dr. in Coquitlam. Everyone is welcome to this free event, where participants play some of the classics and to learn some new favourites.
SATURDAY, DEC. 22
Micky's Irish Public House will play host to an "Ugly Christmas Sweater Fundraiser Party," starting at 6 p.m. at Micky's Irish Public House, 170 Golden Dr. in Coquitlam.
All monies collected will be donated to Variety - The Children's Charity and to Days for Girls International. A $25 ticket includes a Triple A sirloin burger with fries, Micky's house wine or beer and a cupcake dessert. A silent auction, raffles, and contest for the ugliest Christmas sweater will also be featured. Info: 778-868-6916 or ashlee-coulthard.philanthropist@ gmail.com.
SUNDAY, DEC. 23
The BC Aquasonics annual Christmas Watershow starts at 10 a.m. at the City Centre Aquatic Complex, 1210 Pinetree Way in Coquitlam.
Fraser Valley children and youth between the ages of six and 20, showcase solo, duet, and team synchronized swimming routines, with the entire BC Aquasonics club showcased in the grand finale performance. Admission by donation.
MONDAY, DEC. 24
Friendship Baptist Church hosts its annual Christmas Eve candlelight service at 6: 30 p.m. Located 2950 Dewdney Trunk Rd. in Coquitlam, the church welcomes all to attend.
The Terry Fox Library (2470 Mary Hill Rd., Port Coquitlam) offers a free half-hour session on how to use the Internet, Facebook, eBooks, e-mail and more. To book a personalized session, call 604 927-7999.
Art Focus Artists Association meets on Wednesdays, from 7 to 9 p.m. at The Outlet in Leigh Square, 2253 Leigh Sq., Port Coquitlam. Artists from the Tri-Cities and beyond of all experience levels and interests gather to support each other and display their work. Demonstrations by professional artists are free to the public on the fourth Wednesday of each month. Info: 604-942-0537.
Baker's Corner Preschool is a parent participation school with classes for three-and four-year-olds inside Baker Drive Elementary, 885 Baker Dr., Coquitlam. Registrations accepted on an ongoing basis. Info: 604-461-5848 or www. bakerscornerpreschool.com.
Barnet Sailing Co-operative welcomes new members, be they land-lubbers or old salts. Members sail the waters of Burrard Inlet, Desolation Sound, the Gulf Islands, Howe Sound and the Strait of Georgia. Info: Scott at 604-2554590 or www.barnetsailing. bc.ca.
Eagle Ridge Hospital Auxiliary hosts a coffee program from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturdays in the main lobby of the hospital, at 475 Guildford Way in Port Moody. Sales of beverages and baked goods raise funds for the purchase of hospital equipment and patient comfort items.
Family Resource Centre offers after-school multisensory group math and literacy tutoring throughout the year. Various times and days are available, and registration is ongoing. Fees start at $20 per hour. Registration and program details are available by contacting frcdistrict43@gmail. com. The centre is located at Minnekhada Middle School, 1390 Laurier Ave. in PoCo.
Fibromyalgia Support Group meets at 1 p.m. on the fourth Tuesday of the month at the Poirier branch of the Coquitlam Public Library, 575 Poirier St.. Info: Julie Park at 604-936-6027.
5th Coquitlam Scouting Group is accepting ongoing registrations throughout 2012. The group offers Beavers (K to Grade 2), Cubs (Grades 3 to 5), Scouts (Grades 6 to 8), Venturers (Grades 9 to 12) and Rovers (ages 16 to 18). Boys and girls are welcome. Info: Sharon at 604-936-3495 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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