Weekend: Stage 43 show starts, Lafarge lights end

Weekend events for Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam and Port Moody: Jan. 17 to 19, 2020.

Friday, Jan. 17

Sports is the Park Spark highlight at the Lights at Lafarge, the largest free outdoor winter light show in the Lower Mainland that ends Sunday. Tonight, play light-up Frisbee and badminton with the city team, or try out the lighted walking poles, from 5 to 9 p.m. Meet at the Warming Tent at the TD Community Plaza at Town Centre Park (1299 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam). Saturday and Sunday nights are season wrap-up parties. Visit coquitlam.ca/lightsatlafarge.

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Stage 43 Theatrical Society presents its second production in its season: The Lion in Winter. The show runs at the Evergreen Cultural Centre (1205 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam) tonight and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. For tickets, call the box office at 604-927-6555 or visit stage43.org.

Port Coquitlam teens can jam during an open mic night, from 6 to 9 p.m. in the Gathering Place at Leigh Square (next to PoCo city hall). Call 604-927-8442 or visit portcoquitlam.ca.

Youth and teens can twirl the Arena 3 (purple) rink at the Port Coquitlam community centre (2150 Wilson Ave.) for a skate from 10:15 to 11:15 p.m. Visit portcoquitlam.ca.


Saturday, Jan. 18

Moody Ales (2601 Murray St., Port Moody) celebrates stout at its Heart of Darkness fest, from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Visit moodyales.com.

Make skin care products using natural ingredients at a workshop at Mackin House (1116 Brunette Ave., Coquitlam) from noon to 3 p.m. The cost is $30. Visit coquitlamheritage.ca to register.


Diogo Silva is the guest speaker at the monthly Coquitlam chapter of the Canadian Federation of University Women meeting, held at 1 p.m. in the Nancy Bennett Room of the Coquitlam Public Library (575 Poirier St.). New members are welcome and a university degree is not required. Visit cfuwcoquitlam.org.

Practise your chess skills at the weekly chess club, at 2 p.m. the Poirier branch of the Coquitlam Public Library (575 Poirier St., Coquitlam). No cost. Visit coqlibrary.ca.

Pay tribute to Scottish poet Robbie Burns at the annual supper in his honour, at Place des Arts (1120 Brunette Ave., Coquitlam) at 6 p.m. Tickets for the dinner and show are $41, or $21/$16 for the concert only. Call 604-664-1636 or visit brownpapertickets.com.


Sunday, Jan. 19

The Cowichan Capitals are in town to face off against the Coquitlam Express for a BCHL game at 3 p.m. at the Poirier Sport and Leisure Complex (633 Poirier St., Coquitlam). Visit coquitlamexpress.ca.

Music students at Place des Arts (1120 Brunette Ave., Coquitlam) will play the classics, from 3 to 5 p.m. The free show also includes a meet and greet. Call 604-664-1636 or visit placedesarts.ca.

Rest your mind and body at the Sahaja Yoga Meditation free intro program, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at the Evergreen Cultural Centre (1205 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam). Call 604-729-6990 or visit tricitiesmeditation.com

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