Community

Gardening and spooky fun this month at Place Maillardville

Place Maillardville in Coquitlam is offering the following low-cost programs for families this fall, including one with a Halloween theme:

• Edible Landscape: Fall and Winter Planting, Saturdays, 1 to 2 p.m. Participants get to keep their containers and plantings. All garden tools and supplies provided by GardenWorks of Burnaby: Oct. 8, a discussion on plant problems, causes and solutions; Oct. 22, herb garden in a pot, make a planter to take home for indoors or out.

• Halloween Spook-tacular: A spooktacular time for the whole family with scary stories, crafts and co-operative games, ideal for children two to eight years old. Be sure to dress in costume. Children must be accompanied by an adult. This is a bilingual event and takes place Saturday, Oct. 29 from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Heritage Room. Cost is $5.

And for those thinking ahead to the next big event of the year...

• Breakfast with Santa. Join Santa for pancakes and sausages. Enjoy carols, crafts and games. This is a bilingual event and all children must be accompanied by an adult. Offered in partnership with Centre Bel Âge. Food prepared and served by Maillardville Lions. It takes place Saturday, Dec. 3 from 9 a.m. to noon in the Heritage Room. Cost is $15 per family, $5 per adult or $3 per child.

For more information, visit www.placemaillardville.ca. Place Maillardville is located at 1200 Cartier Ave. in Coquitlam.

 

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Flu season may be early this year
 
Port Coquitlam is the last stop for the CP Rail Holiday Train
 
SPOTLIGHT: A Class Act brings in $50k for Douglas students
Charges laid in fatal Surrey stabbing
 
Barrel of laughs at the Fort Christmas party
 
PHOTO: Ready for Halloween
Bryant Park spruced up for winter
 
Camp Alexandra transformed into haunted house
 
Painting the past

Community Events, October 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Oct 29 edition online now. Browse the archives.