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Get drug info at Share series

Share Family and Community Services' alcohol and drug program is hosting a drop-in education series.

Freebies and fun at Place Maillardville

Place Maillardville, located at 1200 Cartier Ave. in Coquitlam, offers the following free cost programs for families: Family Drop-in, through Dec. 21.

THINGS TO DO GUIDE: The '20s roar into Place des Arts

Roll up your sleeves for a tree planting at Coquitlam's Panorama Park on Saturday then dress up that night for Place des Arts' Impromptu fundraiser in aid of the Maillardville centre's scholarship and bursary program. Friday, Oct.

Inspiration this weekend at gardening workshops

In the grey days of fall, it can be hard for even the hardiest green thumb to find inspiration. That's where Coquitlam's Inspiration Garden, located in Town Centre Park, comes in.

BC Youth Parliament open to applications from locals

Young people interested in getting a close look at the B.C. legislature might consider applying to the British Columbia Youth Parliament, which is accepting applications until Oct. 26 for December.

Hike and learn at Minnekhada park

You can join a park interpreter on a guided hike through Minnekhada Regional Park on Oct. 15 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. This is a great time to spot migrating birds in the water and the forest.

The play's the thing for youth in Detour

Young people with passion and something to say are wanted for a theatre group called Detour, sponsored by the PoCoMo Youth Society.

Recycle at Place Maillardville

The new three R's are reduce, reuse, recycle - and Coquitlam's Place Maillardville community centre and Pacific Mobile Depot can help you with the last one.

Oooh, scary: Story contest deadline is looming

The annual Scary Story Contest - presented by Coquitlam Public Library, Port Moody Public Library and The Tri-City News - is back and welcomes writers in two age categories: 11 to 14 years and 15 to 18 years. We can hear you snickering to yourself.

Plant a tree on Saturday in Coquitlam

You can take some time to make a green difference on the weekend in Coquitlam. Footprints Conservation Society, a local environmental organization, is hosting a tree planting on Oct. 15 at Panorama Park. The event runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.