Ball hockey, crossfit athletes compete

Summer mid-point brings outdoor movies, vintage car show

Friday, July 26

BALL HOCKEY
Young ball hockey players from across the country are at the Poirier Sport and Leisure Complex (633 Poirier St., Coquitlam) for the Canadian Minor Ball Hockey Junior National Championships, until Sunday. Visit cbha.com.

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CROSSFIT ACTION
The CanWest Games return to the Percy Perry stadium at Town Centre Park (1299 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam) for the annual crossfit competition that runs all weekend. Visit canwestgames.com.

JR. LAX
The Nanaimo Timbermen are in town to face the Coquitlam Jr. Adanacs at noon today and Sunday (if necessary) at the Poirier Sport and Leisure Complex (633 Poirier St., Coquitlam). Visit adanacs.bcjall.com.

BARD AT THE LAKE
Place des Arts’ Summer Teen Theatre Troupe performs The Windsinger, playwright Robert Garfat’s family-friendly version of The Tempest. The free shows are at the TD Community Plaza in Town Centre Park (1299 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam) today at 1 and 7 p.m., Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 1 p.m. Visit placedesarts.ca.

 

Saturday, July 27

CHANTEUSE X 2
Allie McDonald and Jessica Barbour are the featured entertainers at the city of Port Coquitlam’s Music in the Park series at Lions Park (2300 Lions Way) from 1 to 4 p.m. Visit portcoquitlam.ca.

ALICE IN POMO
Port Moody librarians host an all-ages Mad Hatter’s Tea Party from 1 to 3 p.m. at city hall (100 Newport Dr., Port Moody). Dress in an Alice in Wonderland costume for a chance to win a prize. Register via library.portmoody.ca or call 604-469-4577.

LUCKY CHARMS
The Coquitlam Sr. Adanacs face off against the Victoria Shamrock players for a home game at the Poirier Sport and Leisure Complex (633 Poirier St., Coquitlam) at 7 p.m. Visit adanaclacrosse.pointstreaksites.com.

OOH NA NA
Groove to the Latin beats at the Hot Salsa Dance Zone’s weekly lesson for beginners at 8 p.m. in the rehearsal hall of the Evergreen Cultural Centre (1205 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam). Stay for the dance party from 9 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Admission is $10. Visit hotsalsadancezone.com.

JUNO NOMINEE
Two-time Juno award nominee Brandon Isaak returns to the Gallery Bistro (2411 Clarke St., Port Moody) for a performance with Pat Darcus. A dinner will be served at 7 p.m. while the concert is at 8 p.m. Call 604-937-0998 or visit gallerybistroportmoody.com.

SOCK HOP
The Seattle-based band, Birch Pereira and the Gin Joints, play the second show in the Music on the Grill summer series at the Evergreen Cultural Centre (1205 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam). The barbecue dinner and concert package is now sold out but tickets are still available for the concert at 8 p.m. that also includes music from the duo Sunday and Mr. Goessl. Call 604-927-6555 or visit evergreenculturalcentre.ca.

POOL MOVIE
Take a dip in the outdoor Spani Pool (655 Hillcrest St., Coquitlam) and watch Finding Nemo from 8 to 10 p.m. Call 604-927-4386 or visit coquitlam.ca.

OOH-WHEE, MARIE
Bring a blanket and snacks to Rocky Point Park (2800-block of Murray Street, Port Moody) as the Panatch Group rolls the 1984 flick Footloose — starring Kevin Bacon and Lori Singer — at 9 p.m. for its Summer Cinema Series. Visit 50ElectronicAve.com.

 

Sunday, July 28

MEET POLITICIANS
Grab a bag to shop at the Poirier Street Farmers Market, in the parking lot of the Dogwood Pavilion (1655 Winslow Ave., Coquitlam) from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., and chat with city councillors Steve Kim and Trish Mandewo. Visit makebakegrow.com.

SHOW N SHINE
The Bill Warwick Memorial Car Show is back in front of the Coquitlam branch of the Royal Canadian Legion (1025 Ridgeway Ave.) from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Check out the vintage, collector and muscle vehicles on display, at no cost. Visit rclegion263.ca.

GOSPEL, SOUL
Dawn Pemberton takes the PCT Performance Stage at Rocky Point Park (2800-block of Murray Street, Port Moody) at 2 p.m. for Summer Sundays, a music series sponsored in part by The Tri-City News. Visit summersundays.ca.

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