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Toy Run Sunday starts in Coquitlam

The 33rd annual Motorcycle Toy Run goes this Sunday, Oct. 2, leaving Coquitlam Centre at 10 a.m. and heading to the PNE in Vancouver.

Pay for plays in PoCo

A series of plays the city of Port Coquitlam is considering funding would teach children the importance of reducing waste and minimizing their carbon foot print.

Big Brothers needs mentors for schools

Big Brothers of Greater Vancouver is looking for 20 people in the Tri-Cities area to volunteer one hour each week on school grounds with a boy or girl.

Artist/author at Terry Fox Library

The Canadian author-illustrator of the Chicken, Pig, Cow books, Ruth Ohi will be coming to the Terry Fox Library Wednesday, Oct. 5 at 1:15 p.m.

Info for immigrants

Immigrant Services Society of BC is hosting a job search information session for residents of Tri-Cities on Sept. 28, at 1 p.m. at the Port Coquitlam Career Centre in room 204 (3242 Westwood St., Port Coquitlam).

Techno Tuesdays at Port Moody library

Learn the basics of using a computer and the internet with free, hands-on, afternoon and evening computer classes in the ParkLane Room of the Port Moody Public Library. Registration is required.

Hyde & spook in PoCo

Port Coquitlam's Hyde Creek recreation centre will be celebrating Community Living Month with "A Spooktacular Fall Celebration" on Oct. 21 from 3 to 7 p.m.

Rodeo rider Ruff is SFU's Terry Fox medallist

A rodeo rider who was blinded in one eye after he was bucked off his horse 10 years ago was awarded with a 2011 Terry Fox gold medal Wednesday at Simon Fraser University.

Dancing fun for adults at Pinetree

You can improve your dance skills at Coquitlam's Pinetree community centre this fall with a variety of adult programs designed to get you moving. Hip Hop Dance starts on Sept. 28 and runs for five Wednesdays, 8 to 9 p.m. Cost is $25 per person.

SPOTLIGHT: Bunting on Soroptimist board

A Coquitlam resident is now on the board of directors for the Soroptimist, an international volunteer organization for business and professional women who work to improve the lives of women and girls.
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