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Kids benefit from new music program

They start with exercises by standing up and singing "Mi, mi, mi" in unison. Next comes the parachute, where voices are raised the higher the fabric goes.

THINGS TO DO: Francophone festival

Welcome to the weekend, folks. Whatever the weather, there is something to keep you and yours busy, and keep the winter blues at bay.

One week left to nominate people for PoCo volunteer awards

Port Coquitlam residents have a week left to nominate fellow citizens for the Volunteer Recognition Awards , which honour people who have helped make their community a better place.

Coquitlam students introduce school board to TED

Two Dr. Charles Best secondary school students are putting their passion and ideas onto videos and sharing them with the world through TEDxKids@BC .

Riverside's Rapid Change hosts fundraising fashion show

A group of students at Riverside secondary school called Rapid Change is hosting its annual fashion show on March 7. WELL-Dressed runs from 7 to 8 p.m. (doors open at 6:30 p.m.

Disney dance Sunday in Coquitlam to aid music students

Young people in Lindbjerg Academy's Performance Glee Choir are no stranger to hard work to help themselves. And now, they're no stranger to helping others.

SPOTLIGHT: Coffee with the mayor, hospital cake

JAVA TIME Students of Coquitlam's Queen of All Saints school had a boost to their coffee drive last month when Mayor Richard Stewar t and Coun. Terry O'Neill showed up.

A Chance to Choose in Port Moody gave Green a second chance

Some people say there are no second chances in life. Holly Green would beg to differ. Not once but three times, the Coquitlam childcare worker has been given a chance to turn her life around.

Coquitlam kids 'like' author Jan Brett and want you to 'like' her, too

The creator of Hedgie and Christmas Trolls books could be coming to Coquitlam if Nestor elementary school kids can garner enough likes for author Jan Brett on Facebook .

Wow Extravaganza in Port Moody features speeches and music

The fifth annual Wow Extravaganza next week at Port Moody's Inlet Theatre will showcase speaking and musical talent. Hosted by the Wow Community Leadership Society, the March 2 (7 p.m.