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Tri-Cities Today: April 6, 2024

Read what's happening in Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam and Port Moody on Saturday, April 6, 2024.
The Tri-City spring home show is on this weekend in Coquitlam.

Here's what's on in the Tri-Cities for Saturday, April 6, 2024: 

Up the Creek

TRiO Race Series hosts the annual Up the Creek 5k and 10k runs from the Hyde Creek Recreation Centre in Port Coquitlam (1379 Laurier Ave.) from 8:30 a.m. to noon. The event supports KidSport. Entry is $45.



Home show

Get renovation ideas at the Tri-City Spring Home Show, on today from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the Poirier Sport and Leisure Complex (633 Poirier St., Coquitlam). Admission and parking are free.



Repair it

Port Coquitlam Rotarians are back at the city works yard (1737 Broadway St.) from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to help Tri-City residents fix their household items such as broken clocks and bikes, and ripped clothing. Donations are appreciated.

CALL: 604-927-5496


Market your book

Marie MacKay will teach you how to get your book on the shelves, at a talk from 1:30 to 4 p.m. at the Terry Fox Library (inside Port Coquitlam Community Centre, 2150 Wilson Ave.). The in-person and Zoom presentation is courtesy of the Tri-City Wordsmiths.



Love, Cora

The band Dr. Strangelove will be heating up the dance floor at 7 p.m. at Site B in Port Moody (3012 Murray St.) to help raise funds for the Love, Cora Program. Operated by the Lumara Society and named after a six-year-old girl who died in a boating accident in 2018, the program aims to provide care packages to families after the sudden and unexpected loss of a child.



Legion music

The band Vinyl performs at the Royal Canadian Legion branch 263 in Coquitlam (1025 Ridgeway Ave.) at 7 p.m.



Laughing Matters

Stand-up comedians are lined up to perform at the 6th annual Comedy Night Gala to benefit the Gaby Davis Foundation. Doors open at 6 p.m. for the 7:30 p.m. show in the Inlet Theatre in Port Moody (100 Newport Dr.). Tickets at $55 include appetizers and dessert. No tickets will be sold at the door. The event is for adults only.



First Nations

Hear the Indigenous music and performances from Kym Gouchie, Naomi Kavka and Ian Olmstead at the Evergreen Cultural Centre in Coquitlam (1205 Pinetree Way) at 7:30 p.m. Gouchie’s ancestral roots are with the Lheidli T’enneh, Cree and Secwépemc Nations. Tickets are $37/$34/$16.



Salsa party

Get your dancing shoes on and groove to the Latin beats at the Royal Canadian Legion branch 133 in Port Coquitlam (2675 Shaughnessy St.). A beginners’ lesson to learn the Salsa moves is at 8 p.m.; the dance party is from 9 p.m. to midnight. Admission is $15 at the door.


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