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MINTER: Some seed information

A round this time of year, millions of Canadians are leafing through seed catalogues or browsing through seed racks in garden centres.

YOUR HISTORY: Flipping the switch

E very year, the third Monday of February is designated Heritage Day in Canada. It also marks the start of Heritage Week in B.C. and communities throughout the province celebrate, with Heritage BC setting the theme. This year's theme is "Energy in B.

BOOKS PLUS: Exercise freedom to read at Tri-City libraries

TERRY FOX Coffee Mug Club: Connect with other books lovers at the Terry Fox Library. The club meets on the fourth Wednesday of each month; the next meeting is Feb. 22, 7 to 8:30 p.m., and new members are welcome.

A GOOD READ: Battle of the Books titles for teens

Let's get ready to rumble! Every March, students from Tri-City middle schools face off in an epic battle of book-based trivia. More than 100 student teams compete to see who knows the most about six teen titles chosen by local teacher librarians.

SENIORS: Health information at Port Coquitlam seniors' fair

The city of Port Coquitlam will hold the Wilson Centre Health and Resource Fair this month, an event that will focus on staying healthy as you age.

SENIORS: Live music and slow pitch at Glen Pine

Glen Pine Live at Glen Pine Pavilion , the Coquitlam recreation facility for people 50 and older, presents The Driftsmen on Saturday, Feb. 25 from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. for an enjoyable evening of music and dancing with.

SENIORS: Survey shows seniors make a difference by volunteering

Canadian seniors are making a difference in their communities by volunteering.

GOLDS: Tuna is a cautionary tale in a can

When you think about tuna, what comes to mind first? A can of formed meat or an amazing group of fish found throughout the temperate and tropical oceans of the world? Tuna are magnificent swimmers and, unlike other fish, are partially warm-blooded, w

MINTER: Valentine's Day and every day, flowers make us happy

Valentine's Day is just around the corner. If you really want to make your special person happy, here is something you may find interesting: The Society of American Florists partnered with the world renowned researcher, Jeannette Haviland-Jones, Ph.

BOOKS PLUS:Alzheimer info is available at Coquitlam library

Books Plus runs 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 in Port Coquitlam.