Friday, Jan. 22
Three new exhibits open tonight at Place des Arts (1120 Brunette Ave., Coquitlam): Coquitlam Heritage Society’s Capturing Moments: Chronicling Our Lives; Rick Herdman’s Into the Woods: BC Nature in Woodcut; and Laura Clark’s Remnants. To view the shows, book an appointment time by calling 604-664-1636, ext. 0.
Today is the last day to enter for your chance to win up to $13,000 in a 50/50 raffle for the Soroptomist International of the Tri-Cities. The “Give Her Wings” draw is on Jan. 23 at noon, with proceeds supporting the non-profit’s programs: Warm Place for Women, Bea’s Kloset and scholarships. Tickets are $10 each, or $25 for a three-pack or $40 for a five-pack. Visit soroptimisttricities.org.
Saturday, Jan. 23
Librarians from the Port Moody Public Library (100 Newport Dr.) host a Silent Reading Party at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. via Zoom. Participants can talk about what they’re reading and learn about new titles. Register via portmoodylibrary.ca.
TOAST THE HAGGIS
Join ScotFestBC as the Coquitlam non-profit group hosts its inaugural Robert Burns Celebration — in honour of the Scottish Bard — with SFU’s Centre for Scottish Studies. The virtual event (not a supper) features music from world-champion piper Jack Lee as well as Burns’ poetry and history readings, fiddle music and sing-alongs. There are also many prizes to be won including a bottle of whisky. Visit https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/a-robert-burns-celebration-tickets-136376338299.
Sunday, Jan. 24
Check out the produce and supplies at the weekly Port Moody Winter Farmers Market, running from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the parking lot south of the Port Moody recreation complex (300 Ioco Rd.). Visit makebakegrow.com.