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SIGN ME UP: Ongoing activities in the Tri-Cities

Following are some ongoing activities in the Tri-Cities for which you might want to sign up:

• Saturday hikes leave from Rocky Point at 9:30 a.m. Info: pocomohiking@hotmail.com.

• Eagle Ridge Hospital Auxiliary Saturday coffee program runs Saturdays, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., in the ERH lobby, 475 Guildford Way, Port Moody. Sales of beverages and baked goods raise funds for the purchase of hospital equipment and patient comfort items.

• Royal Canadian Legion Branch 133, 2675 Shaughnessy St., PoCo: meat draws Tuesdays, 4 p.m.; Fridays, 4:30 p.m.; Saturdays, 3:30 p.m.

• Burquitlam Community Association holds its monthly meeting on the first Thursday of each month, 7-9 p.m., at Sir Frederick Banting middle school, Coquitlam.

• Société francophone de Maillardville hosts Café-Croissant, a free activity, every Wednesday, 10 to 11:30 a.m. at Maillardville francophone Centre, 942-B, Brunette Ave., Coquitlam. Participants can learn more about the community of Maillardville. Info: 604-515-7070.

• Glenayre Scottish country dancers meet Tuesdays, 7:30 p.m., at Burquest Jewish Community Centre, 2860 Dewdney Trunk Rd., Coquitlam. New members welcome, all levels beginner to advanced, singles and couples.

• St. John Ambulance volunteer medical first responders meetings held every Monday at 7:30 p.m. at the Tri-Cities branch, 2338 Clarke St., Port Moody. New members welcome to attend. Info: 604-931-3426 or www.sja.ca/bc.

• St. John Ambulance volunteer youth cadets meetings, for people ages 6 to 21, held every Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at the Tri-Cities branch, 2338 Clarke St., Port Moody. New members welcome to attend. Info: 604-931-3426 or www.sja.ca/bc.

• Northside Foursquare Church free clothing giveaway every Saturday, 1-2:30 p.m. at its Grace Campus, 2606 Kingsway, PoCo (at same time as food bank); children’s and adults’ clothing available, limits will be enforced.

• Weekly thrift sales, Wednesday, noon-9 p.m.; Thursdays, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Trinity United church, corner of Shaughnessy Street and Prairie Avenue, PoCo. Info: 604-942-0022.

• Tri-City Transitions offers free ongoing counselling services on weekdays for women who have experienced abuse/violence in their relationships or childhood abuse, sexual assault or childhood sexual abuse. Info: 604-941-7111, Ext. 103. Call 604-941-7111 ext. 112.

• Como Lake United church (535 Marmont, Coquitlam) thrift and furniture shop open Tuesdays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Saturdays, 9 a.m.-noon, Thursdays (thrift shop), 6:30-8:30 p.m.

• Free ESL classes for new immigrants are on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:30 a.m.-noon, provided as a free community service project by missionaries of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 3345 Robson Dr., Coquitlam. Info: in Korean, 604-552-2305; Chinese, 604-944-7245; other, 604-468-8938; also: www.english4free.net.

• 754 Phoenix Squadron - Royal Canadian Air Cadets parade every Wednesday, 6:30-9:30 p.m., at PoMo elementary school. Girls and boys 12-19 welcome. Info: 604-936-8211.

• RCSCC Grilse Sea Cadets, for boys and girls 12 to 18. Info: www.cadets.ca or 604-939-0301.

• 2893 Seaforth Army Cadets hold a parade night every Wednesday, 6:30 p.m. Open to boys and girls aged 12-18 years. Info: 604-466-2626 or 604-942-3245, or www.cadets.ca.

• SPARC radio museum on Riverview Hospital grounds is open Sundays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., with tours given by volunteers; large collection of antique consumer, military, marine, amateur radios and broadcast studio equipment. Located in the old pharmaceutical warehouse on Kerria Drive at the top of the hill. Info: 604-777-1885 or www3.telus.net/radiomuseum.

• Tri-City Healing Rooms available, free, Thursdays, 7:30-9 p.m., Westwood community church, 1294 Johnson St., Coquitlam. Info: 604-464-0558.

• Drop-in meditation Wednesdays, 7-9 p.m., Oasis Wellness Centre, 1111 Austin Ave., Coquitlam; by donation. Info: 604-221-2271 or www.meditateinvancouver.org.

• Shorinji Kempo meets every Tuesday and Thursday, 7:30-9:15 p.m.; children’s/beginners class every Saturday, 10-11:15 a.m. (ages 8-12); both at Jackson Street Cultural Centre, Coquitlam. Info: 604-941-7316.

• Life Recovery Classes for individuals seeking recovery from addictions and abuse Sundays, 4-5:15 p.m. Info: 604-464-0510.

• Access Justice offers three free legal advice clinics in the Coquitlam and PoCo; Fridays, 2-4 p.m., SUCCESS Coquitlam, 2058 Henderson Pl., 1163 Pinetree Way; info: 604-878-7400; Mondays, 3:30-5:30 p.m., PoCo Area Women’s Centre; 604-941-6311; Fridays, noon-2 p.m, Calvary church; info: 604-936-8242. By appointment only. Info: 604-878-7400 or www.accessjustice.ca.

• Trinity United church weekly thrift sales: Wednesdays, noon-9 p.m., Thursdays, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., corner of Shaughnessy Street and Prairie Avenue, PoCo. Info: 604-942-0022.

• PoCo heritage display centre, 2571 Mary Hill Rd., is open Wednesdays 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., and Saturdays noon to 4 p.m. Info: 604-927-2388.

• Qi gong classes (free) every Sunday, 9-10:30 a.m., at Coquitlam Centre mall, near T&T Supermarket. Info: 604-941-0644.

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