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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.

TINGS-TO-DO GUIDE: Reel good times at PoMo fest

The Tri-Cities are looking rather cosmopolitan this weekend, with events ranging from a First Nations powwow, a St. Patrick's celebration and a Persian New Year party.

Nominate someone for an ECD award

Do you know someone who is a children's champion? If so, the Early Childhood Development (ECD) community development committee would like to hear from you.

StatsCan census jobs start in May

Statistics Canada announced is filling 35,000 jobs across the country to work on the 2011 census collection starting in May. Staff are required for a variety of supervisory and non-supervisory jobs between March and mid-August 2011.

Are you an eBookworm?

To help people who are new to reading eBooks on their computers or eReaders, Coquitlam Public Library is offering sessions that will cover how to download and authorize the software needed, search for and borrow a digital book from the library, trans

PoMo hosts classes on caring for aging parents

If your parents are getting on in years, Port Moody's community care committee is hosting two free classes - one next week, one next month - on caring for them.

Nominations must be in by Friday for PoCo volunteer awards

Nominations are being accepted until this Friday (March 11) for Port Coquitlam's 2011 Volunteer Recognition Awards.

Get out your gloves and hit the garden

You can embrace the start of spring by learning to make your own succulent and alpine planters - with a little help from a local gardener and Port Coquitlam's Terry Fox Library.
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