FRIDAY, NOV. 30
Evergreen Cultural Centre Theatre presents The Maria Ho Quartet, 8 p.m. (1205 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam). Featuring songs from classic movies of the 1940s to the 1960s. Tickets are $20 and available at the box office: 604-927-6555 or www. evergreenculturalcentre.ca.
SATURDAY, DEC. 1
Place Maillardville hosts a Breakfast with Santa, 9 to 11 a.m. in the Heritage Room (1200 Cartier Ave., Coquitlam). Pancake breakfast prepared by Maillardville Lions. Each child will receive a gift from Jolly St. Nick. Cost is $17 per family of three ($7 per adult, $5 per child). Photos provided for donation. To register, call 604933-6166.
Oxford Animal Hospital hosts a Christmas Open House, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (2022020 Oxford Connector, Port Coquitlam). This fundraiser for the PoCo SPCA includes pet photos with Santa, a barbecue and bake sale - all by donation. Donation of food for people or pets receive a $10 coupon off next veterinary visit. Info: 604-942-7381.
The 32nd annual Coquitlam Christmas Craft Sale at the Poirier Community Centre (624 Poirier St., Coquitlam) 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Features homemade food, glass, ceramics, textiles and wood crafts, plus skincare and houseware products. Admission is $2 adults, $1 children and seniors. Info: www.coquitlamcrafts.com.
Uptown Dawg Urban Boutique hosts their Paw-lidays with Santa event, noon to 3 p.m. (C-7 1410 Parkway Blvd., Coquitlam). Photos with Santa, pawdicures by donation offered. Proceeds go to Dogway Rescue Society.
Port Moody Power and Sail Squadron is hosting an info table at Thrifty's in Suter Brook Village (170 Brew St., Port Moody), noon to 2 p.m. Information, gift ideas and a raffle for a free boating course.
Carré Heritage Square presents A Lantern Affair Multicultural Celebration of Light, 4: 30 to 7: 30 p.m. at Place des Arts (1120 Brunette Ave., Coquitlam). Celebrate with a lantern lighting, arts and crafts activities, and a visit from Father Christmas. Admission is free. Info: www. placedesarts.ca.
Port Moody-Coquitlam NDP Constituency Association presents Italian Night Dinner and Dance, 5: 30 p.m. to 1 a.m. at the Port Moody Legion (2513 Clarke St., Port Moody). Special guest chefs prepare a variety of enticing delicacies. Tickets are $30 per person or $50 per couple/family (19 and over). For tickets, email email@example.com or call 604-4619847 or 604-754-1547.
The Coquitlam Chorale presents A Merry Little Christmas, 7: 30 p.m. at the Evergreen Cultural Centre (1205 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam). Tickets are $20 for adults, $10 for students. To order, call 604-970-8070.
SUNDAY, DEC. 2
SHARE Family & Community Services hosts its second annual Jingle Bell Jog, 8 a.m. to noon, Coquitlam Centre (2929 Barnet Hwy., Coquitlam). This family-friendly run/walk race features food and entertainment, all to raise donations for SHARE. Bring a non-perishable food or toy donation. Registration closes at midnight, Nov. 29. Register at www.jinglebelljob.ca.
The 32nd annual Coquitlam Christmas Craft Sale at the Poirier Community Centre (624 Poirier St., Coquitlam) 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Features homemade food, glass, ceramics, textiles and wood crafts, plus skincare and houseware products. Admission is $2 adults, $1 children and seniors. Info: www. coquitlamcrafts.com.
Shaughnessy Veterinarian Clinic hosts Pet Photos with Santa, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. (21292850 Shaughnessy St., Port Coquitlam). Photos by donation. Funds raised go towards Lower Mainland Network for Animals, a not-for-profit volunteer organization that works towards reducing pet overpopulation and improve the lives of companion animals.
Uptown Dawg hosts their Paw-lidays with Santa event, noon to 5 p.m. (2615 Murray St., Port Moody). Photos with Santa, pawdicures by donation offered. Proceeds go to Dogway Rescue Society.
The Coquitlam Chorale presents A Merry Little Christmas, 2 p.m. at the Evergreen Cultural Centre (1205 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam). Tickets are $20 for adults, $10 for students. To order, call 604-970-8070.
The Pleasantside Community Association holds its annual general meeting, 7 p.m. at the Old Orchard Hall (646 Bentley Rd., Port Moody). Info: 604-461-4105.
MONDAY, DEC. 3
Nordic Wrecks X-Country Ski and Snowshoe Club meets at 7 p.m. in the Mike Butler Room of the Dogwood Pavilion at the Poirier Community Centre, 625 Poirier St., Coquitlam. Info: 604-431-7550 or www.nordicwrecks.org.
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 5 The Hyde Creek Watershed Society will host its next general meeting at 7: 15 p.m. at the Hyde Creek Education Centre and Hatchery, located at 3636 Coast Meridian Rd. in Port Coquitlam. Guests welcome. Info: 604-461-3474 or www. hydecreek.org.
The Evergreen Cultural Centre partners with Kushala Yoga to host an evening of hatha yoga from 7: 30 to 9 p.m. for those 16 and older. The evening features a combination of both art appreciation and an introduction to hatha yoga. Drop ins welcome, though preregistration is recommended in advance. To register, call 604927-6552.