WEDNESDAY, FEB. 13
Better at Home, a non-medical support program for seniors, is holding an information session at the Coquitlam City Centre Library, 10: 30 a.m. to noon, Room 3, 1169 Pinetree Way. On Feb. 15, the session will be held 10: 30 a.m. to noon at the Poirier Branch, 575 Poirier St., Coquitlam. To register for either free program, call 604-937-4155.
Terry Fox Library presents Bacheha-Ye Aseman (Children of Heaven), part of its World Film Night series, 6 to 8 p.m. Friends of the library will sell refreshments at the intermission. 2470 Mary Hill Rd., Port Coquitlam. Info: 604-927-7999.
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. 13 session is on "Stress - learning to cope with little and big problems without using." 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: 604936-3900.
The Tri-City Centennial Stamp Club holds a stamp auction at 8 p.m. Viewing of stamps on display starts at 7 p.m., Poirier Community Centre, McGee Room, 630 Poirier St., Coquitlam. All are invited. Info: www.stampclub.ca or 604941-9306.
Maillardville Community Lions Club meets at 7 p.m. on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month at ABC Country Restaurant, Lougheed Highway and Schoolhouse Street. Info: 604-464-1808.
THURSDAY, FEB. 14
The Tri-City Christian Women's Club hosts a Women's Connection Luncheon, noon at the Executive Inn, 405 North Rd., Coquitlam. Call Frieda at 604-937-7198 by Feb. 11 to reserve a seat.
The Philosophers Cafe features a discussion on 'Creativity - What does it look like?' Everyone is welcome to attend and contribute to the discussion, Poirier Public Library, 575 Poirier St., Coquitlam. A free, drop-in event. Info: www.philosopherscafe.net.
FRIDAY, FEB. 15
Better at Home, a non-medical support program for seniors, is holding an information session at the Coquitlam Poirier Library, 10: 30 a.m. to noon, Nancy Bennett Room, 575 Poirier St. To register for this free program, call 604-937-4155.
Circle of Friends, a 50+ singles social club, meets 7 p.m. at the Port Coquitlam Legion #133, 2675 Shaughnessy St., for friendship and fun. Info: Nina at 604-941-9032.
Tri-City Singles Social Club , a social club for 50+ singles, meets 7 p.m., Royal Canadian Legion, 2513 Clarke St., Port Moody, to enjoy activities like theatre, concerts, dining, movies and travel. Info: email@example.com.
The Coquitlam Public Library hosts Storytime for Babies on Fridays, 11 to 11: 30 a.m. at the City Centre branch, 1169 Pinetree Way. Parents, caregivers and babies (under 2 years old) are invited for songs, rhymes and stories. Info: 604554-7334 or www.library.coquitlam.bc.ca.
SATURDAY, FEB. 16
Friends of the Coquitlam Public Library Society meet 10: 30 a.m. at the Poirier Library, 575 Poirier St. Info: 604-937-4130. New members always welcome.
Cedar Drive Preschool hosts an Open House, 10 a.m. to noon, 3170 Cedar Dr., Port Coquitlam. Accepting registration for preschool 2013-14, as well as ongoing registration for daycare and out-of-school care.
The Port Coquitlam Heritage and Cultural Society join with local wine expert and NOW columnist John Gerum to host a special Taste of PoCo Spirit, 7 p.m. at the Gathering Place in Leigh Square, 1100-2253 Leigh Sq. Celebrating the city's 100th birthday, this fundraiser offers sparkling wine and appies from local favourites. Tickets are $45 and available at the Outlet in Leigh Square or online, with funds supporting the New Heritage Centre. Info: www.pocoheritage.org.
Port Moody Public Library presents the Baby Sing and Learn program for infants up to 18 months of age, running every Thursday (to May 30) 10: 30 to 11: 15 a.m. or 2 to 2: 45 p.m. at 100 Newport Dr. Infants and caregivers will learn songs, rhymes and stories, while meeting other parents and children. This is a free, drop-in program that requires parent/caregivers participation. Info: www.library.portmoody.ca or 604-469-4577.
The Eagle Ridge Hospital Auxiliary Thrift Shop is seeking volunteers for its new location, opening soon in Port Coquitlam, 2811B Shaughnessy St. If interested, please contact 604-939-9594.
Morningside Toastmasters meet every Thursday from 7: 10 to 8: 30 a.m. at Burkeview Funeral Home, 1340 Dominion Ave., Port Coquitlam. New members welcome. Info: www. morningsidetoastmasters.ca.
Kyle Centre offers drop-in bridge for all skill levels from 12: 30 to 3: 30 p.m. every Tuesday, 125 Kyle St., Port Moody. Soup and sandwich lunch follows, prepared by Community Integration Services Society, which supports adults with disabilities. Info: 604-469-4561.
Pocomo Hiking Club meets Saturdays at 9: 30 a.m. for hikes throughout the Lower Mainland. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org.
SUCCESS is looking for volunteers for its host program, which helps new immigrants adapt to Canadian society. Info: Shirley at 604936-5900.
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