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Talk euthanasia at PoCo's Leigh Square

If you're always up for a lively, thoughtful discussion, plan to be at the Gathering Place on Sept. 19. That's when Port Coquitlam's Leigh Square Community Arts Village and Simon Fraser University host the latest instalment of Philosophers' Cafe.

Sun and goodies attract crowds to farmers market

By James MacLennan The Tri-City News With fresh produce, live music and beautiful weather, Coquitlam Farmers Market was full of shoppers Sunday looking for locally grown and prepared goods.

At library, more than just food for thought

Coquitlam Public Library patrons brought something other than books and reading lists to the library's two branches this summer.

Myeloma fundraiser Sept. 25

Want to help someone? Take a walk. On Sept. 25 at Coquitlam's Town Centre Park, make it a stroll - Myeloma Vancouver's first Stroll for a Cure.

THINGS-TO-DO GUIDE: Keeping cool in the pool

Compiled by Jennifer Gauthier The Tri-City News The first week of school has come and gone, but summer still remains. Beat the late summer heat with a dip at the pool, a visit to a local splash pad, or a day at the ball game. TODAY: Friday, Sept.

Campaign calls for loos at loops

A group of Lower Mainland commuters has launched a petition calling on TransLink to put more public washrooms at bus loops and transit hubs.

2 days of fun, fitness for all in PoCo

Port Coquitlam residents are invited to grab their hockey sticks and strap on their skates as the city celebrates Sports Day in Canada.

Learning can be fun as a family

September is all about back-to-school: Time to get back into routines, make lunches and go to bed early.

For the sake of the living: event brings suicide out of the closet

Vicki Leaman wants you to know that her son died of an illness. A cruel, heartbreaking and - for many - unspeakable illness, but an illness no less. And she's trying to get the word out about it. On Saturday, Sept.

Song, dance and carpentry

One of the big events of summer in the Lower Mainland is the Fair at the PNE, which is running through Labour Day (Sept. 5). The annual fair has been an end-of-summer tradition for generations of British Columbians.