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Nutrition for 50+ crowd at Dogwood Pavilion

Jennifer Blades, a dietician with At the Table Nutrition, will host a healthy nutrition seminar for adults 50 plus next Tuesday, March 1, 10 to 11:30 a.m. at Dogwood Pavilion.

Moody middle get busy

The city of Port Moody is offering new youth recreation programming based out of Moody middle school starting this month. For instance, a break dancing class runs four consecutive Fridays beginning this week (Feb. 25), 3:10 to 4:30 p.m.

Centennial grad aims to build alliances with Diversity Project

A Centennial secondary graduate hopes to harness the power of music, dance, video and social media to promote the message of tolerance and understanding at his former high school. Calan Breckon will launch his Diversity Project at the school Feb.

Parkland is in the pink

Parkland elementary school students want to be buddies, not bullies, and they've designed a t-shirt to get their point across. The school is distributing more than 200 pink-t shirts to staff, students and parents in time for Pink Shirt Day, Feb. 23.

Know someone who has spirit?

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

Journey to stars at Dogwood Pavilion

You can enjoy a Journey to the Stars, without ever leaving Earth, next Tuesday at Dogwood Pavilion.

This earthquake song is not 'All Shook up'

Port Coquitlam's emergency preparedness manager Cheryl Lalonde may not have been at last Sunday's Grammy Awards but a new song she helped write to promote earthquake preparedness is likely to be a big hit with kids.

Fire safety seminar Wednesday at Glen Pine Pavilion

Coquitlam's Glen Pine Pavilion is hosting a seminar on fire safety next Wednesday.

THINGS-TO-DO GUIDE: Two eye-catching evenings

Spirit Week wraps up while wine and wearable art take over for this weekend's entertainment options. Friday, Feb.

Tax preparation help in PoCo for low-income people

Income tax time is in full swing and Port Coquitlam's Wilson Centre is offering free income tax preparation for low-income individuals ($20,000 or lower annual income) and couples ($35,000 or less household income).