WEDNESDAY, FEB. 20
The Terry Fox Library hosts World Film Night, 6 to 8 p.m. at the library, 2470 Mary Hill Rd., Port Coquitlam. Tonight's viewing is Paris, Je T'aime (Paris, I Love You). Friends of the library will sell refreshments at the intermission.
Singles Travel Club meets at 6 p.m. for dinner ($15) and socializing at the Royal Canadian Legion, 1025 Ridgeway Ave., Coquitlam. Meet new friends and learn about group touring. RSVP for dinner by contacting Val at 604-669-6607 ext. 304. Info: www.singlestravelclub.ca.
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. The Feb. 20 session is on "Anger - understanding your anger and learning to manage it more effectively." 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.
The Port Moody Ecological Society hosts its AGM, 7 p.m. at the Port Moody Recreation Centre, 300 Ioco Rd. Guest speaker is shark expert Nick Dulvy from SFU. This free event is open to the public. Info: 604-937-3483 or www. noonscreek.org.
THURSDAY, FEB. 21
Eagle Ridge Hospital Auxiliary is holding a used book sale, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., in the main lobby of Eagle Ridge Hospital, 475 Guildford Way, Port Moody. Funds raised go towards purchase of equipment and patient comfort items.
The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce presents B.C. Finance Minister Michael de Jong, keynote speaker for a Post Budget Speech Luncheon, 11: 30 a.m. to 1: 30 p.m. at the PoCo Inn and Suites Conference Centre, 1545 Lougheed Hwy., Port Coquitlam. Tickets $40 plus GST for members; $50 plus GST for non-members. To register, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 604-464-2716.
The Port Coquitlam Heritage and Cultural Society meets 1 p.m. at the Gathering Place in Leigh Square, 1100-2253 Leigh Sq. Guest speaker Carl Larsen will give a presentation on the Queen's Royal Jubilee. Guests welcome. Info: 604-927-8403 or www.pocoheritage.org.
District 28 Freemasons of B.C. and the Yukon are holding an open house, 7 p.m. at the DeWolf Lodge Hall, 2660 Shaughnessy St., Port Coquitlam. Come and view the Freemason hall that hosts six lodges and learn about this worldwide fraternity.
District Parent Advisory Council presents Parenting with the Brain in Mind, with Dr. Dan Siegel, 7 to 9 p.m. at the Winslow Centre, 1100 Winslow Ave., Coquitlam. Registration required by phone 604-939-3690 or e-mail office@dpac43. org. This is an adult information event, so no children please.
Northeast Coquitlam Ratepayers holds its regular monthly meeting, 7 p.m. at Victoria Hall, 3435 Victoria Dr., Coquitlam. Guest speaker is from the Hyde Creek Watershed Society. All Burke Mountain residents are invited. Info: 604941-2260.
FRIDAY, FEB. 22
The United Way and Dogwood Pavilion present a Tri-Cities Senior Caregivers Support Caregivers information session, 10 to 11: 30 a.m. at the Dogwood Pavilion, 624 Poirier St., Coquitlam. This session is for all family caregivers who have concerns or questions. Register by calling Karen at 778-789-1496.
SUCCESS and the Coquitlam Express present Multicultural Hockey Night, 6: 30 p.m. at the Coquitlam Sports Centre, 633 Poirier St., Coquitlam. Prior to the Express junior A hockey game, celebrate the Chinese and Korean New Year with a lion dance, Chinese cultural dance, Korean drum and Hapkido demonstration.
Discount tickets for the event and hockey game are $7 or $20 for a family pack of four, with children six and under free. Purchase tickets at SUCCESS service centres on North Road and Pinetree Way in Coquitlam. Info: alice.poon@ success.bc.ca.
SATURDAY, FEB. 23
Centennial Secondary School Music Department is holding a bottle drive, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., in the school parking lot, 570 Poirier St., Coquitlam. Funds raised go towards the music department. Info: 604-782-8950.
Kiddies Korner Preschool is hosting its annual open house, 10 a.m. to noon, 2211 Prairie Ave., Port Coquitlam. Everyone is invited to bring their preschool-aged children to experience what a day at this parent participation preschool is like. Info: www.kkp.ca.
Metro Vancouver presents a Belcarra Winter Family Walk, 10: 30 a.m. to noon at Belcarra Regional Park. Take in the beautiful scenery in this walk around Sasamat Lake in an easy walk with some stair climbing involved. Meet at the White Pine Beach washroom building. Info: www.metrovancouver.org.
Heritage Woods Music Society hosts its first annual adults-only fundraising dance, 7: 30 p.m. to 12: 30 a.m., at Heritage Woods Secondary, 1300 David Ave., Port Moody. Enjoy the big band sounds of the Bruce James Orchestra, hors d'oeuvres from the Saint Street Grill, and a fine selection of beverages from the cash bar. There will also be a silent auction. Tickets are $30 each, available through the school (7: 30 a.m. to 4 p.m.). Info: 604-469-9604.