Evergreen Cultural Centre: Until Sept. 3, Robert Young's Lacunarian Picturing, a retrospective from 1977 to the present with works in oil, watercolour gouache, egg tempera and acrylic.
Leigh Square Community Arts Village: From July 2 to 31, Raymond Chiu and Silvina Lanusse's Connections, Relations & Bonds, exploring the connection between humans and animals
Place des Arts: From July 14 to Aug. 6, Joyce Evans' To Market, To Market (opening reception on July 14)
Port Moody Arts Centre: Rose Eysmond's Nature Morte et Vivante, Debbie Tuepah's Sculpture and Olga Polshins' Enamels: From Ancient Icons to Modern Images (opening reception on July 14)
Port Coquitlam city hall: Art Focus artists' Sherry Carroll and Eunice Hodge
Port Moody Public Library: Maria Marcinek (acrylic) and Leanne Harvey's Diaper Cakes
July 14: ArtsConnect ArtistCircle, bringing creative minds together with artists working in varied genres, potluck picnic, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Finnie's Garden, Riverview Hospital in Coquitlam. Call 604-931-8255 or visit www.artsconnect.ca.
July 16 and 17: Blue Mountain Music Festival, 1 to 10 p.m., Blue Mountain Park (Porter Street and King Albert Avenue, Coquitlam). On the mainstage on Saturday, starting at 1 p.m.: Karaoke Stars, Tony Prophet, Ricochet Rabbit, SomeX6 Band, Legal Limit, Big City Soul Band and Mike Henry; and on Sunday, again at 1 p.m.: Tony Prophet, Rhythm Street, The Faceplants, Midlife, Midlife with Tony Prophet, Whiskey Jane and Jay Dee Bixby. On the children's entertainment stage on Saturday: Octopus Garden, Bent Air Ballons, Nails by Charmaine, Harvey the Rabbit, Korki and Trollsons, and on Sunday: Octopus Garden, Bent Air Ballons, Nails byh Charmaine, Festival Fooling Magic, Korki and Trollsons. Call 604-473-1616 or visit festivalcoquitlam.citysoup.ca.
July 19: Off the Grid, an improvised music series, 7 p.m., The Gathering Place (Leigh Square Community Arts Village). Call 604-789-3456.
July 21 to 23: Theatrix Youtheatre Society presents Footloose: The Musical, 1 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Evergreen Cultural Centre (1205 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam). Call 604-927-6555 or visit www.evergreenculturalcentre.ca.
July 25: PechaKuchaNight Coquitlam Volume 4, ArtsConnect's continuing series of presenters who share their passions through a quick slide show presentation, 7:30 p.m., Evergreen Cultural Centre (1205 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam). Call 604-927-6555 or visit www.pecha-kucha.org/night/coquitlam.