On two Saturdays in December (Dec. 8 and 15), the popular West Coast Express Santa Train will be back on track, offering free rides to passengers in return for new, unwrapped toys.
The West Coast Express pulled into Port Haney Station Saturday morning and picked up a bunch of generous people.
While Christmas is supposed to bring holiday joy and cheer, some families feel financial strain and hardship.
Glen Pine Pavilion hosts a Christmas dinner from 5: 30 to 9: 30 p.m. at 1200 Glen Pine Crt., Coquitlam. Celebrate the holidays and invite your family and friends for a traditional turkey dinner with all the trimmings. The Mixed Bag will perform. Doors open at 5: 15, and dinner will be served at 6 p.m. Entertainment begins at 7: 30 p.m. The cost is $20 for members and $25 for guests. Glen Pine Pavilion is a recreation facility for adults 50 and older. Information: 6049276940.