WEDNESDAY, JUNE 20
Coquitlam Gogos meet from 1 to 3 p.m. at Parkwood Manor, 1142 Dufferin St. in Coquitlam. Gogos raise awareness and money for African grandmothers caring for children orphaned by AIDS.
New members welcome. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org or Pam at 604-469-0265.
Singles Travel Club meets at 6 p.m. at the Royal Canadian Legion, 1025 Ridgeway Ave., Coquitlam for dinner with a presentation from the Malaysian Tourist Board. Cost is $15. To RSVP, call Val at 604-669-6607, Ext. 304.
SHARE Family & Community Services Society hosts a free alcohol and drug addiction education workshop, from 7 to 8: 30 p.m. at 2615 Clarke St. in Port Moody (second floor). The topic is "Stage II Recovery - Life in the Future." This series of workshops is designed for those who have an alcohol or drug problem or for those concerned about their use, as well as people affected by others' use. The format consists of a video, a brief presentation and open discussion. Info: 604-936-3900.
THURSDAY, JUNE 21
Eagle Ridge Hospital Auxiliary hosts a used book sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the main lobby of Eagle Ridge Hospital, 475 Guildford Way, Port Moody. Funds raised through go towards the purchase of equipment and patient comfort items.
Port Coquitlam Heritage and Cultural Society meets at 1 p.m. at the Gathering Place, 1100-2253 Leigh Sq. Info: www.pocoheritage.org or 604-927-8403.
Fraser Health and Eagle Ridge Hospital present a twohour workshop by the staff of the High Intensity Rehab program and the Acquired Brain Injury program, at 6 p.m. in the hospital's Parklane Room, basement level (475 Guildford Way, Port Moody). This is an opportunity for survivors, families and friends of people with a stroke or brain injury to learn about some of the services and programs available in the community. Seating is limited. To reserve a spot, call Laura at 604-469-3158.
FRIDAY, JUNE 22
Terry Fox Library hosts Babytime for Babies 0-12 months old and their caregivers, from 10: 15 to 10: 40 a.m. Discover the pleasure of reading with your baby. To reserve a spot call 6049277999. The library is located at 2470 Mary Hill Rd. in Port Coquitlam.
SATURDAY, JUNE 23
Coquitlam Public Library hosts a summer reading club kickoff party featuring the instructors of Mad Science demonstrating cool experiments for children four and older and their parents. Poirier branch registrations will take place from 10 to 10: 30 a.m. with the show running from 10: 30 to 11: 30 a.m. at the Poirier Sport and Leisure Complex (633 Poirier St.).
City Centre registration will take place from 2 to 2: 30 p.m. with the show running from 2: 30 to 3: 30 p.m. in Coquitlam City Hall's council chambers, located above the library (3000 Guildford Way). Info: www. library.coquitlam.bc.ca or www.kidssrc.ca.
Hot Salsa Dance Zone hosts Latin dance night from 7 p.m. to midnight at the Evergreen Cultural Centre, 1205
Pinetree Way in Coquitlam. Complementary dance lessons at 7: 30 p.m.
A partner and experience are not needed. Info:
www.hotsalsadancezone.com or 604-725-4654.
SUNDAY, JUNE 24
Home Instead Senior Care offers the Alzheimer's care program its caregivers use to families struggling with the disease, through a free family training workshop from 6 to 9 p.m. at Blue Mountain Baptist Church, 450 Blue Mountain St., Coquitlam. RSVP to the Home Instead office at 604552-3324.
The Protein for People Project invites the public to a free community barbecue, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Mountain View Elementary, 740 Smith Ave. in Coquitlam. A kids fun zone will be on site, as well as information and resources for families facing challenges. Info at www.proteinproject.ca.
The Francophone Centre of Maillardville invites the community to enjoy the annual St. Jean Baptiste celebration, from noon to 3 p.m. at Heritage Square, 1120 Brunette Ave. in Coquitlam. Food and entertainment will be on site.
The Green Party of Canada electoral district associations of both New WestminsterCoquitlam and Port Moody, Westwood and Port Coquitlam ridings hold their annual general meeting and barbecue, from 1 to 6 p.m. at 2617 Spuraway Ave., Coquitlam.
The keynote speaker will be Adriane Carr. Members of the Green party and those interested in green ideas are welcome. Info: rod.brindamour@ greenparty.ca.
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