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Where to go on Remembrance Day

Where to go to pay tribute on Nov. 11 in Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody and Belcarra.

There are four Remembrance Day services in the Tri-Cities, starting at around 10:30 a.m.:

Coquitlam: Blue Mountain Park (975 King Albert Ave. at Veterans Way). Legion Branch 63 members host a service at Como Lake middle school (1121 King Albert Ave.) at 9:45 a.m. before the 10:30 a.m. parade to the cenotaph. Grandchildren and great-grandchildren of veterans can march. After the service, a lunch will be served at the Legion (1025 Ridgeway Ave.) with SFU’s Robert Malcolm Memorial Pipe Band and the Naval Veterans Band performing.

Port Coquitlam: Veterans Park (2580 Shaughnessy St.). A service is at 9:30 a.m. at the Port Coquitlam community centre (2150 Wilson Ave.). Afterwards, veterans and Legion Branch 133 members will parade down Wilson Avenue to Shaughnessy Street for the cenotaph service at Veterans Park. Following that service, the Legion will host an open house at 12:30 p.m. at the branch (2675 Shaughnessy St.) and there will be entertainment including a ringing of the bells for the 75th anniversary year of D-Day at 4:40 p.m.

Port Moody: Port Moody Arts Centre (2425 St. Johns St.). A non-denominational service is at the Kyle Centre (125 Kyle St.) at 9:30 a.m. followed by the parade and ceremony at 10:30 a.m. at the arts centre. The Legion Branch 119 (2529 Clarke St.) is open after the parade is dismissed with the SFU Pipe Band starting off the entertainment at 1 p.m.

Belcarra Regional Park (2375 Bedwell Bay Rd.): The Port Moody Power and Sail Squadron hosts a service at the dock with squadron members and dignitaries laying wreaths in the ocean. There will be an air raid siren, historical broadcasts and poem readings. Chili and refreshments will be served for a $5 donation at the picnic shelters afterwards.

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