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Tri-Cities Today: September 17, 2023

What's going on in Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam and Port Moody for Sunday, Sept. 17, 2023.
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Doug Alward watches his best friend Terry Fox while driving the van for the Marathon of Hope in 1980. The annual run in Fox's name takes place on Sept. 17, 2023.

Here's what's going on in the Tri-Cities for Sunday, Sept. 17, 2023:


Market at Poirier

Pack your grocery bags full with fresh produce and wares from the Coquitlam Farmers Market, happening from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the parking lot next to the Dogwood Pavilion (1655 Winslow Ave., Coquitlam). Children can also take part in the POP (Power of Produce) program.

MORE: makebakegrow.com

 

Be Gone Weeds

Help the Burke Mountain Naturalists pull invasive plants like Japanese knotweed around the Deboville Slough in Coquitlam. Staff from the City of Coquitlam and volunteers with the Friends of Deboville Slough will be on site for the work party that runs from 9 a.m. to noon. Meet at the kiosk on the northern side of the dike at the trailhead (4100 Cedar Dr., Coquitlam).

CALL: 778-230-1509

 

Dear Terry

Remember Port Coquitlam’s hometown hero — and raise money for cancer research — at one of the Tri-Cities’ four Terry Fox community runs. In PoCo, the 43rd annual run starts at 10 a.m. by the Hyde Creek Recreation Centre (1379 Laurier St., Port Coquitlam) and will take participants to the Terry Fox Hometown Square and back. Runs are also happening in Coquitlam, Port Moody and Anmore.

MORE: terryfox.org

Port Coquitlam hero Terry Fox on his Marathon of Hope in 1980.

 

Riverview Trees

Join the Riverview Horticultural Centre Society as it leads a tour of the səmiq̓ʷəʔelə/Riverview Lands to talk about the world-class arboretum on site. The free, two-hour tour starts in the upper parking lot of the Henry Esson Young (HEY) Building; look for signs. The walk is from 1 to 3 p.m.

MORE: rhcs.org

 

Family Day

Take the kids to Place des Arts (1120 Brunette Ave., Coquitlam) for Family Day at PdA, happening from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Maillardville venue. Join in the arts and crafts with instructors and artists to explore the season theme of Wonder.

MORE: placedesarts.ca


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