Friday, Nov. 19
The Coquitlam Express players have back-to-back games this weekend at the Palace. See them in action tonight at the Poirier Sport and Leisure Complex (633 Poirier St., Coquitlam) against the Trail Smoke Eaters, as well as Saturday night versus the Cowichan Valley Capitals. Both games start at 7 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 20
PULL THE WEEDS
Put on your rain gear and boots to volunteer with the Lower Mainland Green Team, which will remove invasive ivy and blackberry bushes from Rocky Point Park (2600-block of Murray Street, Port Moody) from 9:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. No experience is necessary and gloves, tools and snacks will be supplied. Meet on the Shoreline Trail behind the off-leash dog park (https://bit.ly/3mrbCO0).
Head over to PoCo Heritage (150–2248 McAllister Ave., Port Coquitlam) to create a vintage ornament for your Christmas tree. Open to all ages, the event runs from 1 to 2:30 p.m.; masks and proof of vaccination is required for participants ages 12 and older (bring a piece of government-issued ID). Entry is by donation at $5.
MUSIC FOR THE FAMILY
Juno award nominee Will Stroet and his three-piece band entertain kids and their caregivers at the Evergreen Cultural Centre (1205 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam) at two one-hour shows: 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Hear songs from Stroet’s 11th album, Big Shiny Spoons, that was released last month.
Sunday, Nov. 21
You can now shop at the Winter Farmers Market at the Port Moody Recreation Complex (300 Ioco Rd., Port Moody). Launched Nov. 7, the market has dozens of vendors selling Lower Mainland produce and handmade wares, as well as entertainment.
Taps your toes to the beat at the North Shore Celtic Ensemble’s show, Connection, at the Terry Fox Theatre (1260 Riverwood Gate, Port Coquitlam). Entry to the concert at 2 p.m. is $15.