Friday, July 8
See the movie Sibel, a drama/thriller from Turkey where, in the hills of the Black Sea region, the residents communicate using a rare whistled language. The lead character, Sibel, is mute and is forced to flee for her life. The Port Moody Film Society is screening the show, which starts at 7:30 p.m.on July 8 in the Inlet Theatre (inside Port Moody city hall, 100 Newport Dr.). Admission is $5 plus a $5 society membership for the year.
Saturday, July 9
Got an old watch, appliance or piece of furniture in need of some TLC? Don’t toss it in the trash. Take it to the monthly Repair Café, which runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on July 9 at the City of Port Coquitlam public works yard (1737 Broadway St.). The event is hosted by the Rotary Club of Port Coquitlam Centennial. There is no cost for a fix.
MORE: pocorotary.ca/ facebook.com/repaircafepoco
Join artist Sylvie Roussel-Janssens and the congregation at Coquitlam’s Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (1504 Sprice Ave.) on July 9 from 1 to 3 p.m. to create colourful woven coats for surrounding trees. The event is all ages; refreshments will be served.
MUSIC ON THE GRILL
Tonye Aganaba, a gender-fluid singer–performer who dabbles in soul/neo-folk/R&B music, launches the summer Music on the Grill series at the Evergreen Cultural Centre (1205 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam). Aganaba is a MuchMoreMusic video award recipient. Tickets are $69 for the barbecue dinner (at 6:30 p.m.) and concert (at 8 p.m.), or $45 for the show only.
Get your dancing shoes for the weekly Salsa & Latin dance night party in the rehearsal hall at the Evergreen Cultural Centre (1205 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam). The event starts with a dance class at 8 p.m., with the festivities continuing until 12:30 a.m. Take SkyTrain to the Lafarge Lake–Douglas station.
MORE: hotsalsadancezone.com/ 604-725-4654
Sunday, July 10
Grab a lawn chair or blanket for the return of the Summer Sundays concerts at Rocky Point Park (2800-block of Murray Street, Port Moody). At 2 p.m., see Juno and West Coast Music award winner Gabriel Mark Hasselbach and, at 3 p.m., Incognito with Nadine States, featuring Rob Montgomery, Steve Werbicki, Dave Barton and Darrell Mayes. Donations are collected on behalf of the Crossroads Hospice Society. The series is sponsored in part by the Tri-City News.