Friday, Feb. 18
Today is the first day of a community science project: The Great Backyard Bird Count is a four-day annual event that gives a snapshot to experts about where birds are around the world. Last year, participants in 190 countries identified 6,436 bird species, with 379,726 checklists submitted to BirdCount.org. The count is a partnership between Birds Canada, the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and the Audubon Society.
Saturday, Feb. 19
Spend a couple of hours playing board games online with the Coquitlam Public Library. More than 100 games are available via Board Game Arena. Open to players ages 12 and up, the Zoom event takes place between 1 and 3 p.m. Registration is required; email firstname.lastname@example.org for questions.
REGISTER: coqlibrary.ca (under Programs and Events)
Monster Theatre returns to the Evergreen Cultural Centre (1205 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam) with Juliet: A Revenge Comedy, penned by Pippa Mackie and Ryan Gladstone who both star in the show. Tickets for the performances at 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. are $40/$35/$15.
EXPRESS AT PCCC
Catch the Coquitlam Express hockey team battle the Surrey Eagles at the new Port Coquitlam Community Centre (2150 Wilson Ave.) at a 7 p.m. game. The players travel to Surrey on Sunday before returning to the Poirier Sport and Leisure Complex in Coquitlam on Feb. 21 against Langley.
Sunday, Feb. 20
Metro Vancouver vendors will sell their freshly baked goods, cheeses, coffees, produce and other handmade wares at the Port Moody Winter Farmers Market, in the parking lot at the Port Moody Recreation Complex (300 Ioco Rd.) from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.