FRIDAY, APRIL 21
It’s ABBA all night at Heritage Woods Secondary (1300 David Ave., Port Moody) where musical theatre students — under the direction and choreography of Grade 12 student Jaime MacLean — will perform their spring production, Mamma Mia! MacLean stars as the lead, Sophie, who is about to wed on a Grecian island. The cast also includes Anna Mianroudi as Sophie’s mom, Donna; and Evan Newson, Andrew Pawlak and Parsa Najafi as her possible dads. The school show runs April 22, 27, 28 and 29 at 7:30 p.m.
SATURDAY, APRIL 22
CITY-WIDE GARAGE SALES
The City of Port Coquitlam hosts its annual city-wide garage sale for residents wanting to spring clean and recycle their unwanted wares. Held on Earth Day and during Earth Week, the 14th annual community garage sale helps the municipality cut what’s dumped at the landfill. It takes place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Participating addresses will be published in the April 20 edition of the Tri-City News. And the city will open up the parking lot at Gates Park on Reeve Street for PoCo residents living in multi-family buildings.
You can also hunt for treasures in the City of Port Moody, which is also hosting its city-wide garage sale starting at 9 a.m. Participating addresses will be published in the Tri-City News.
Get your dance shoes on for the Hot Salsa Dance Zone party at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 133 (2675 Shaughnessy St., Port Coquitlam). The beginner’s dance class starts at 8 p.m. with the dance floor open until midnight. Admission is $15; the event hosted by Alberto Gonzalez and Teresa Szefler is suitable for 19+.
SUNDAY, APRIL 23
Use your creative, lateral and analytical thinking to solve puzzles with Blair Yochim, a retired engineer and math/physics high school teacher. The event for kids and adults takes place in Room 127 at the City Centre branch of the Coquitlam Public Library (1169 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam) from 10:30 a.m. to noon. There is no charge to attend; it is open on a first-come first-served basis; however; students in Grade 4 and below must be accompanied by a caregiver.
DIA DEL LIBRO
Celebrate the Spanish language and reading during Dia Internacional del Libro, from 1 to 3 p.m. in the City Centre branch of the Coquitlam Public Library (1169 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam). The party with Michelle Uvence from Creative Cha Cha Cha will include children’s activities plus information about the library’s Spanish-language collection.