Take it easy for the BC Day long weekend

Events in Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam and Port Moody for Aug. 2 to 4, 2019.

Friday, Aug. 2

Boogie to the sounds of Emma Currie and Trilojay at Town Centre Park (1299 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam) for the city’s second Summer Concert Series show, at 7 p.m. at the TD Community Plaza. Admission is free. Visit coquitlam.ca/summerconcerts.

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Ralph Breaks the Internet rolls at Gates Park (2300 Reeve St., Port Coquitlam) for the city’s Cinema Under the Stars series. The show begins at 8:45 p.m. Call 604-927-8400.


Saturday, Aug. 3

Use paint and forest materials to make a work of art with PoCo Heritage as part of the museum’s Naturally PoCo! display. The workshop at 150-2248 McAllister Ave. is from 1 to 3 p.m. and costs $5 per person. Visit pocoheritage.org.

William Clements leads this week’s Music in the Park series for the city of Port Coquitlam, at Lions Park (2300 Lions Way) at 1 p.m. The French-Canadian jazz singer will be followed by Aaron Hardie, a jazz saxophonist. Visit portcoquitlam.ca.

Travel writer and photographer Julian Worker will be the guest speaker at the Tri-City Wordsmiths monthly meeting, held from 2 to 4:30 p.m. in Room 137 at the City Centre branch of the Coquitlam Public Library (1169 Pinetree Way). Admission is free. Visit tri-citywordsmiths.ca.

Filipino singing sensation Joey Albert Pacis and guest Raymond Lauchenco take to the Evergreen Cultural Centre stage (1205 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam) at 7 p.m. for a fundraiser to benefit the BC Ride to Conquer Cancer. Visit evergreenculturalcentre.ca.


Sunday, Aug. 4

It’s the annual kids market at the Poirier Street Farmers Market, celebrating 16 young entrepreneurs with products to sell. The market in the parking lot of the Dogwood Pavilion (1655 Winslow Ave., Coquitlam) runs from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Musician Ranj Singh entertains. Visit makebakegrow.com.

It’s back-to-back music at Rocky Point Park (2800-block of Murray Street, Port Moody) for the Summer Sundays series, a fundraiser for the Crossroads Hospice Society. Mojo Stars hit the PCT Performance Stage at 2 p.m. while the Rain City Six Band is on at 4:30 p.m. The show is sponsored in part by The Tri-City News. Visit summersundays.ca.

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