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Coquitlam's Mackin House needs helpers

Mackin House Museum in Coquitlam is on the lookout for a number of volunteers.

Friends aim to help PoCo single mom 'kick cancer's butt'

Friends of a single mom from Port Coquitlam who's battling brain cancer are rallying to help her beat the disease.

Do you know someone in Tri-Cities with spirit?

The Society for Community Development is again hosting the Spirit of Community Awards in September and nominations for the honours are being accepted.

Bursary for Tri-City health students

Eagle Ridge Hospital Auxiliary is once again offering an education bursary of $1,000 to a student living in the Tri-Cities. This bursary is available to any student who is planning to pursue a post-secondary education in health care.

On African adventure, PoCo students aim to teach

If you don't count the two hours for his one and only cross-border shopping excursion, this will be Owen Lewis' first international trip. And what a journey he's taking.

Financial info for immigrants

Are you an immigrant who wants to learn to: reduce your banking costs; build a credit history; gain control over your financial future; and grow your money? Money Skills for Immigrants is offered by Tri-City Transitions and is designed for participan

Holi Festival fun at Coquitlam's Dogwood Pavilion

Dogwood Pavilion will be the site of a colourful event next week. Teresa Rehman, adult services librarian with Coquitlam Public Library, will talk about Holi, the Indian Festival of Colours, at Dogwood on Tuesday, March 15 from 1 to 3 p.m.

Terry Fox Library Reading Buddies starts in April.

Port Coquitlam's Terry Fox Library is offering its free Reading Buddies program this spring for young readers in Grades 1 to 3. This program is a great way for children who would like to be better readers, to have fun and get extra practice.

Latin music at Coquitlam's Glen Pine Pavilion

Get set for a musical evening March 25 at Glen Pine Pavilion. On that day, the Coquitlam rec facility for people 50 and older will be hosting a performance by Pancho and Sal, who offer a unique blend of original, traditional and modern music.

Spring break will take Best, PoMo students to site of atrocities

Spring break typically conjures up images of sunny, sandy beaches or snow-covered ski hills. But for a group of School District 43 high school students, this year's spring break won't be nearly so scenic, though it will likely be more meaningful.