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SPOTLIGHT: Cash for Special Olympics

SPECIAL RUN More than $2,000 was raised this month by the Coquitlam RCMP for B.C. athletes in the Special Olympics after Mounties took part in the Tri-City leg of the Law Enforcement Torch Run.

FĂȘte fun at Colony Farm

Colony Farm Regional Park in Coquitlam will be transformed Sunday into a fairly land for families to enjoy nature with a whimsical twist.

50 years of kids playing outside

When a group of parents got together in 1961 to organize Glenayre's first Scout troop, they thought the club would give young people in the Port Moody neighbourhood something to do while learning about camping and the importance of respecting nature.

Coquitlam rose show this weekend

Get ready for roses in the Tri-Cities this weekend. The Fraser Rose Society presents its annual Rose Festival and Show, titled "Roses Over the Rainbow." The event runs from 1 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, June 25 and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Get tourist info in Maillardville

Coquitlam Heritage Society will operate a tourist information booth this summer, helping tourists find information about significant local sites.

Take an historic train tour in July

Tri-City residents will get a chance to join in on the city of Vancouver's fun as part of the municipality's 125th anniversary Summer Live Weekend next month.

Sporting activities at Pinetree centre

Coquitlam's Pinetree community centre will host assorted drop-in programs this summer, including: Badminton: Bring your family and friends down to play badminton on Sundays.

Popularity of cycling behind new training club

A new cycling club takes off in the Tri-Cities tomorrow (Saturday) with a mandate to teach new riders to go the distance.

Newcomers club looks to expand

There's a place you can go where everyone knows your name - even if you're new around these parts. It's called the Tri-City Pitt Meadows and Maple Ridge Newcomers Club but you don't have to be new to the area to join.

THINGS-TO-DO GUIDE: Kids' art show in PoMo

This Father's Day weekend, why not take advantage of special offers at the Farmers Market or go fishing at Lafarge Lake? Or if the arts scene is more your thing, there's plenty to do, see and hear for artists young and old.