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BOOKS PLUS: Spring break - and more - in Tri-City libraries

Welcome to the first instalment of Books Plus, a feature that will run in The Tri-City News each Friday to highlight programs and happenings in the Tri-Cities' three libraries: Coquitlam Public Library, Port Moody Public Library and Terry Fox Library

Quiz night for fun and fundraising for Coquitlam Public Library

If your brain is bursting with knowledge of geography, history, current events, literature, sports and other trivia, you can show off your skills at the Friends of Coquitlam Public Library's quiz night.

Dancing up a storm at PoCo powwow

Dozens of dancers of all ages took part in the second annual Ya-Xwa Powwow held last weekend at Kwayhquitlum middle school in Port Coquitlam.

PoCo photography firm turns negatives into a positive

The dress is snow white with long, flowing sleeves gathered at the wrists, and is made with chiffon, so it is lightweight in the warmth of spring.

Coquitlam's Mackin House needs helpers

Mackin House Museum in Coquitlam is on the lookout for a number of volunteers.

Friends aim to help PoCo single mom 'kick cancer's butt'

Friends of a single mom from Port Coquitlam who's battling brain cancer are rallying to help her beat the disease.

Do you know someone in Tri-Cities with spirit?

The Society for Community Development is again hosting the Spirit of Community Awards in September and nominations for the honours are being accepted.

Bursary for Tri-City health students

Eagle Ridge Hospital Auxiliary is once again offering an education bursary of $1,000 to a student living in the Tri-Cities. This bursary is available to any student who is planning to pursue a post-secondary education in health care.

On African adventure, PoCo students aim to teach

If you don't count the two hours for his one and only cross-border shopping excursion, this will be Owen Lewis' first international trip. And what a journey he's taking.

Financial info for immigrants

Are you an immigrant who wants to learn to: reduce your banking costs; build a credit history; gain control over your financial future; and grow your money? Money Skills for Immigrants is offered by Tri-City Transitions and is designed for participan