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A virtual Burns night, 50/50 draw top the weekend events list

Weekend events in Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam and Port Moody include a Robert Burns Celebration via Zoom.
Jack Lee
Dr. Jack Lee is the pipe sergeant for the SFU Pipe Band. He'll perform at a virtual Robert Burns Celebration on Jan. 23.

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


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


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



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