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Your go-to guide for Tri-City events in February 2024

High school musicals, legion karaoke nights and a library anti-Valentine's party is on the agenda for February 2024 in Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam and Port Moody.
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Thunder from Down Under performs at the Great Canadian Casino Vancouver in Coquitlam on Feb. 16, 2024.

Thursday, Feb. 1

Game On!

Join the Coquitlam Heritage Society for a game night to celebrate the opening of its mini-exhibit Get Your Game On. The party takes place at Mackin House (1116 Brunette Ave., Coquitlam) in the 1909 parlour room. Bring a board game for the free all-ages event, which runs from 2 to 8 p.m. Light refreshments will be served.

MORE: coquitlamheritage.ca

Pinetree Annie

Support the musical theatre students at Pinetree Secondary in Coquitlam (3000 Pinewood Ave.) as they present Annie: The Musical at the school at 7 p.m. The all-ages show features Shae Kovaltsenko in the starring role. Tickets are $15/$10.

MORE: sd43.schoolcashonline.com

Freaky Friday

Disney’s Freaky Friday: The Musical is performed by the musical theatre students at Riverside Secondary in Port Coquitlam (2215 Reeve St.) at 7 p.m. Cavell Parsons and Madison Overbye are double cast as Ellie while Emma Schultz and Scarlett Stratton are double cast as Katherine. Tickets are $13 online or $15 (cash) at the door.

MORE: brownpapertickets.com

 

Friday, Feb. 2

Early bird sale

Buy tickets to SHARE’s Imagine gala, called There’s No Place Like Home. The early bird sale ends today for the fundraiser, which takes place on March 2 at the Great Canadian Casino Vancouver (2080 United Blvd., Coquitlam). The social services society hopes to bring in $300,000 to support programs and services for Tri-City residents in need. Tickets rise from $150 to $175 after today.

MORE: sharesociety.ca/imagine

Legion Night

Enjoy the tunes and jump on the dance floor at the Royal Canadian Legion branch 263 in Coquitlam (1025 Ridgeway Ave.) for a fun night with Sweet Max. The band hits the stage at 7 p.m. 

MORE: rclegion263.ca

Firefighter hockey

It’s a firefighter tribute night in Port Coquitlam where the Trailblazers face the White Rock Whalers on ice. The hockey game at the Port Coquitlam Community Centre (2150 Wilson Ave.) starts at 7 p.m.

MORE: pocohockey.ca

Black History

Cheer on the Coquitlam Express as the hockey team honours Black History Month with a logo change for the week. Jo at Seven Eye Designs created the new image for the BCHL. The game at 7 p.m. is versus the Trail Smoke Eaters.

MORE: coquitlamexpress.ca

Pinetree Annie

Support the musical theatre students at Pinetree Secondary in Coquitlam (3000 Pinewood Ave.) as they present Annie: The Musical at the school at 7 p.m. The all-ages show features Shae Kovaltsenko in the starring role. Tickets are $15/$10.

MORE: sd43.schoolcashonline.com

Freaky Friday

Disney’s Freaky Friday: The Musical is performed by the musical theatre students at Riverside Secondary in Port Coquitlam (2215 Reeve St.) at 7 p.m. Cavell Parsons and Madison Overbye are double cast as Ellie while Emma Schultz and Scarlett Stratton are double cast as Katherine. Tickets are $13 online or $15 (cash) at the door.

MORE: brownpapertickets.com

Arriba!

Sit back and enjoy the Mediterranean tunes and dancing from Tamar Ilana and the Ventanas at the Evergreen Cultural Centre in Coquitlam (1205 Pinetree Way). The performance begins at 7:30 p.m.

MORE: evergreenculturalcentre.ca

 

Saturday, Feb. 3

Repair Café

Take your broken household items to the Repair Café, where volunteers at the Port Coquitlam Public Works Yard will fix them for free (donations are accepted). The monthly event runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 1737 Broadway St.

MORE: portcoquitlam.ca

Supermarket Opens

Step into the first Meiga Supermarket, the new Asian grocer located at 221 Ioco Rd. in Port Moody. Georgia Main Food Group will open the new store with a lion dance at 10:30 a.m. to greet customers and the first 188 shoppers through the doors will get a $20 Meiga gift card. Meiga will be open seven days a week from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

MORE: georgiamain.com

Writers’ Corner

Scribes can hear Mark David Smith, an author and English teacher in School District 43, talk about writing at the Terry Fox Library in Port Coquitlam (2150 Wilson Ave.). Titled Funny You Should Say: Humour Techniques for Children’s Writers, the workshop is from 1:30 to 4 p.m. Smith has penned five kids’ books, including The Weird Sisters series, of which the first work was nominated for a Cybils Award and the Joan Betty Stuchner Award for funniest Canadian children's book. His free talk is in-person or via Zoom (email tri.city.wordsmiths@gmail.com for a link).

MORE: tri-citywordsmiths.ca

Panthers Home Game

Cheer on the Port Moody Panthers as they battle the Delta Ice Hawks on home ice. The 7:45 p.m. game is at the Port Moody Recreation Complex (300 Ioco Rd.).

MORE: portmoodypanthers.com

Legion Night

Enjoy the tunes and jump on the dance floor at the Royal Canadian Legion branch 263 n Coquitlam (1025 Ridgeway Ave.) for a fun night with Sweet Max. The band hits the stage at 7 p.m. 

MORE: rclegion263.ca

Hockey Night

See the Coquitlam Express in action at the Poirier Sport and Leisure Complex (633 Poirier St., Coquitlam) for a game against the Cowichan Valley Capitals at 7 p.m.

MORE: coquitlamexpress.ca

Freaky Friday

Disney’s Freaky Friday: The Musical is performed by the musical theatre students at Riverside Secondary in Port Coquitlam (2215 Reeve St.) at 3 and 7 p.m. Cavell Parsons and Madison Overbye are double cast as Ellie while Emma Schultz and Scarlett Stratton are double cast as Katherine. Tickets are $13 online or $15 (cash) at the door.

MORE: brownpapertickets.com

That’s Mental!

Mentalist and magician Jeff Newman brings his act to the Evergreen Cultural Centre in Coquitlam (1205 Pinetree Way) for a performance at 7:30 p.m. in the Studio Theatre. Tickets are $37/$34/$16.

MORE: evergreenculturalcentre.ca

Liquored Up Tour

Country music superstars Aaron Pritchett, Cory Marks and Matt Lang rev it up at The Show Theatre at the Great Canadian Casino Vancouver (2080 United Blvd., Coquitlam) for a 19+ concert at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are via Ticketmaster.ca.

MORE: greatcanadian.com

Salsa Moves

Dance to the Latin Beats with Alberto Gonzalez and Teresa Szefler of the Salsa Dance Zone as they host their party at the Royal Canadian Legion in Port Coquitlam (2675 Shaughnessy St.). A dance lesson for beginners is at 8 p.m. while the dance floor opens at 9 p.m. The 19+ event runs until midnight. Admission is $15.

MORE: salsadancezone.com/events

 

Sunday, Feb. 4

Bye Weeds

Help remove the invasive English Ivy around Thurston Terrace in Port Moody. Park along Noons Creek Drive (at Cunningham Lane) before the 9 a.m. meet-up. Wear closed-toe shoes or booths for the physical work, which takes place rain or shine. Gloves, eye protection and tools will be provided by the city, but bring a water bottle. Students ages 14 and under must be accompanied by an adult. There is also an afternoon pull from noon to 2 p.m.

MORE: portmoody.ca

Winter Market

Grab your grocery bags and tour the Winter Farmers Market, on from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the parking lot next to the Port Moody Recreation Complex (300 Ioco Rd.).

MORE: makebakegrow.com

Family Day at PdA

Winter is the theme for the Family Day at PdA at Place des Arts in Coquitlam (1120 Brunette Ave.). The art-filled afternoon starts at 1 p.m. and includes activities led by faculty. Registration is encouraged.

MORE: placedesarts.ca

Classical music

Power Classic Sundays returns to the Evergreen Cultural Centre in Coquitlam (1205 Pinetree Way) with a 3 p.m. performance titled “Bizarre Love Triangle.” The program by the Vancouver Chamber Music Society includes Johannes Brahms’ Clarinet Quintet; Clara Schumann’s Piano Trio; and Robert Schumann Piano Quintet. Tickets are $37/$34/$16.

MORE: evergreenculturalcentre.ca

Panthers Home Game

Cheer on the Port Moody Panthers as they battle the North Vancouver Wolf Pack on home ice. The 7:45 p.m. game is at the Port Moody Recreation Complex (300 Ioco Rd.).

MORE: portmoodypanthers.com

 

Monday, Feb. 5

VoiceStory

Make new friends and hone your social skills at the VoiceStory: Conversation and Connection session at the City Centre branch of the Coquitlam Public Library (1169 Pinetree Way). The event from 6:30 to 8 p.m. is in Room 127. Registration is required.

MORE: coqlibrary.ca

 

Tuesday, Feb. 6

Kindergarten Registration

If you’ve got a little one heading to kindergarten in September, today is the day to register through the School District 43 website. The deadline to apply is Feb. 8.

MORE: sd43.bc.ca

Library Link

Check out Coquitlam Public Library’s new Library Link, a mobile library service that has new wheels. The vehicle will be on display at the Poirier branch (575 Poirier St.) from 3 to 5 p.m.

MORE: coqlibrary.ca

 

Wednesday, Feb. 7

Speech Clinics

Drop in to the Terry Fox Library inside the Port Coquitlam Community Centre (2150 Wilson Ave.) between 10 and 11:30 a.m. and talk with one of the health unit’s speech–language pathologists. Your child will receive a brief screening of their communications skills.

MORE: fvrl.bc.ca

Trivia Night

Dogs and Cats is the topic for Trivia Night at the City Centre branch of the Coquitlam Public Library (1169 Pinetree Way). The Kahoot game event is from 4 to 5 p.m. in Room 137. Registration is required.

MORE: coqlibrary.ca

Karaoke Songs

Sing some familiar tunes with friends at the Royal Canadian Legion branch 263 in Coquitlam (1025 Ridgeway Ave.). The karaoke mic is open from 7 to 10 p.m.

MORE: rclegion263.ca

Pinetree Annie

Support the musical theatre students at Pinetree Secondary in Coquitlam (3000 Pinewood Ave.) as they present Annie: The Musical at the school at 7 p.m. The all-ages show features Shae Kovaltsenko in the starring role. Tickets are $15/$10.

MORE: sd43.schoolcashonline.com

Freaky Friday

Disney’s Freaky Friday: The Musical is performed by the musical theatre students at Riverside Secondary in Port Coquitlam (2215 Reeve St.) at 7 p.m. Cavell Parsons and Madison Overbye are double cast as Ellie while Emma Schultz and Scarlett Stratton are double cast as Katherine. Tickets are $13 online or $15 (cash) at the door.

MORE: brownpapertickets.com

 

Thursday, Feb. 8

Art reception

The opening of four art exhibits in the City of Port Coquitlam will be celebrated at a reception that includes the artists. The event, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Michael Wright Art Gallery in the Gathering Place (200-2253 Leigh Sq., Port Coquitlam), sees works from A.R.T. & Justice, Molly Gray, Amber Nordstrand and Ania Salmina.

MORE: portcoquitlam.ca

Pinetree Annie

Support the musical theatre students at Pinetree Secondary in Coquitlam (3000 Pinewood Ave.) as they present Annie: The Musical at the school at 7 p.m. The all-ages show features Shae Kovaltsenko in the starring role. Tickets are $15/$10.

MORE: sd43.schoolcashonline.com

Freaky Friday

Disney’s Freaky Friday: The Musical is performed by the musical theatre students at Riverside Secondary in Port Coquitlam (2215 Reeve St.) at 7 p.m. Cavell Parsons and Madison Overbye are double cast as Ellie while Emma Schultz and Scarlett Stratton are double cast as Katherine. Tickets are $13 online or $15 (cash) at the door.

MORE: brownpapertickets.com

Mamma Mia!

Sing along to the music from ABBA in Centennial Secondary Theatre’s musical production of Mamma Mia! in the school's theatre (570 Poirier St., Coquitlam). Tickets are $18/$15 online or at the door (cash only). The show runs two hours and 30 minutes, and starts at 7 p.m.

MORE: centmusical.brownpapertickets.com

 

Friday, Feb. 9

SD43 Cross Catchment

If your student in School District 43 wants a different school in the new academic year, today is the day to apply for a cross-catchment. The deadline is Feb. 14.

MORE: sd43.bc.ca

Trailblazers Hockey

See the Port Coquitlam Trailblazers face off against the Grandview Steelers for a 7 p.m. game at the Port Coquitlam Community Centre (2150 Wilson Ave.).

MORE: pocohockey.ca

Legion Night

Enjoy the tunes and jump on the dance floor at the Royal Canadian Legion branch 263 in Coquitlam (1025 Ridgeway Ave.) for a fun night with Rhythm Street. The band hits the stage at 7 p.m. 

MORE: rclegion263.ca

Pinetree Annie

Support the musical theatre students at Pinetree Secondary in Coquitlam (3000 Pinewood Ave.) as they present Annie: The Musical at the school at 7 p.m. The all-ages show features Shae Kovaltsenko in the starring role. Tickets are $15/$10.

MORE: sd43.schoolcashonline.com

Freaky Friday

Disney’s Freaky Friday: The Musical is performed by the musical theatre students at Riverside Secondary in Port Coquitlam (2215 Reeve St.) at 7 p.m. Cavell Parsons and Madison Overbye are double cast as Ellie while Emma Schultz and Scarlett Stratton are double cast as Katherine. Tickets are $13 online or $15 (cash) at the door.

MORE: brownpapertickets.com

Mamma Mia!

Sing along to the music from ABBA in Centennial Secondary Theatre’s musical production of Mamma Mia! in the school's theatre (570 Poirier St., Coquitlam). Tickets are $18/$15 online or at the door (cash only). The show runs two hours and 30 minutes, and starts at 7 p.m.

MORE: centmusical.brownpapertickets.com

Film Night

The Port Moody Film Society rolls The Hate U Give, in the Inlet Theatre at Port Moody City Hall (100 Newport Dr.) at 7:30 p.m. The 2018 American drama is rated PG. Tickets are $5 (cash or cheque) at the door plus an annual $5 society membership. Ticket sales begin at 6:45 p.m.

MORE: pmfilm.ca

Hockey Night

See the Coquitlam Express in action at the Poirier Sport and Leisure Complex (633 Poirier St., Coquitlam) for a game against the Chilliwack Chiefs at 7 p.m.

MORE: coquitlamexpress.ca

Crossroads Coffeehouse

My American Boyfriend, Ming-Xuan Chung and The Usual Suspects perform at the Crossroads Coffeehouse in Mabbett Hall at the Port Coquitlam Community Centre (2150 Wilson Ave.). The concert, which starts at 7:30 p.m., is a fundraiser for the Crossroads Hospice Society. Entry is a $10 donation (cash only).

MORE: facebook.com/CrossroadsHospiceCoffeehouse

 

Saturday, Feb. 10

Mamma Mia!

Sing along to the music from ABBA in Centennial Secondary Theatre’s musical production of Mamma Mia! in the school's theatre (570 Poirier St., Coquitlam). Tickets are $18/$15 online or at the door (cash only). The show runs two hours and 30 minutes, and starts at 1 p.m.

MORE: centmusical.brownpapertickets.com

Métis Art

Pat Calihou, a Métis artist who’s known for his Métis-style paddles, canoes and wooden Métis playgrounds, will speak about his work at the Poirier branch of the Coquitlam Public Library (575 Poirier St.). His presentation is from 1:30 to 3 p.m. No registration is required.

MORE: coqlibrary.ca

CCR Tribute

The Bad Moon Riders — a Creedence Clearwater Revival tribute band — plays the Inlet Theatre at Port Moody City Hall (100 Newport Dr.) from 7 to 10 p.m. Tickets are $49.95.

MORE: Eventbrite.ca

Ball Hockey Warriors

Try your hand at ball hockey with the Tri-City Warriors, which is looking for participants for its co-ed and female-only teams. The session is free and takes place from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the Poirier Forum in Coquitlam (618 Poirier St.). A CSA-approved helmet with a cage, hockey gloves and a stick are needed. Registration is required.

MORE: tcmbha.com

Legion Night

Enjoy the tunes and jump on the dance floor at the Royal Canadian Legion branch 263 in Coquitlam (1025 Ridgeway Ave.) for a fun night with Rhythm Street. The band hits the stage at 7 p.m. 

MORE: rclegion263.ca

Panthers Home Game

Cheer on the Port Moody Panthers as they battle the Richmond Sockeyes on home ice. The 7:45 p.m. game is at the Port Moody Recreation Complex (300 Ioco Rd.).

MORE: portmoodypanthers.com

Valentine’s Orchestra

Dance the night away with your sweetie for the Valentine’s Night Dance at the Evergreen Cultural Centre in Coquitlam (1205 Pinetree Way). The event, which starts at 8 p.m. with the 19-piece Bruce James Orchestra, includes a dance class at 7 p.m. Tickets are $25 per person.

MORE: evergreenculturalcentre.ca

Salsa Moves

Dance to the Latin Beats with Alberto Gonzalez and Teresa Szefler of the Salsa Dance Zone as they host their Valentine’s party at St. Clare’s Hall in Coquitlam (2888 Delahaye Dr.). A dance lesson for beginners is at 8 p.m. while the dance floor opens at 9 p.m. The 19+ event runs until midnight. Admission is $15.

MORE: salsadancezone.com/events

 

Sunday, Feb. 11

Winter market

Grab your grocery bags and tour the Winter Farmers Market, on from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the parking lot next to the Port Moody Recreation Complex (300 Ioco Rd.).

MORE: makebakegrow.com

A Love Story

Families can follow Mr. Hatch as he receives a heart-shaped package for Valentine’s Day, at the Evergreen Cultural Centre in Coquitlam (1205 Pinetree Way) at 3 p.m. The show that mixes red-nose clown, mime, movement, mask work, puppetry and improvisation is by the Axis Theatre. Tickets are $10.

MORE: evergreenculturalcentre.ca

 

Tuesday, Feb. 13

Tuesday Talks

Residents ages 60 and up can learn about the benefits of healthy active aging with fitness program staff at the Port Coquitlam Community Centre. The session takes place at 1:30 p.m. in Mabbett Hall North at PCCC (2150 Wilson Ave., Port Coquitlam). The talk by the Wilson Seniors Centre Advisory Association includes fire captain Chad Evans.

MORE: wilsonseniors.ca

Black Continuum 

The travelling exhibition Hope Meets Action: Echoes through the Black Continuum opens at POMO Museum (2734 Murray St., Port Moody) with a reception at 6:30 p.m. The display, which coincides with Black History Month, is being presented by the Royal BC Museum in partnership with the BC Black History Awareness Society. The show runs until April 22.

MORE: pomo.museum

Kids Storytime

Put your PJs on and come down to the Port Moody Public Library (100 Newport Dr.) for a fun drop-in storytime with puppets, songs and more. Bring your favourite stuffed animal to the children's area to enjoy some fun before bedtime, from 6:30 to 7 p.m.

MORE: portmoodylibrary.ca

Domestic Anger

Soha Sanajou, Panthea Vatandoost, Navid Charkhi, Nazanin Shoja and Mehdi Darvish star in Blackout Art Society’s play Echoes From Far Away Cities. The 85-minute show at 7:30 p.m. at the Evergreen Cultural Centre in Coquitlam (1205 Pinetree Way) is about a documentary filmmaker from Iran who gets involved with an acid attack victim as part of her movie project. It is suitable to viewers ages 17 and older. Tickets are $45/$38/$16.

MORE: evergreenculturalcentre.ca

 

Wednesday, Feb. 14

Seniors Bingo

Residents ages 60 and up can enjoy a game of bingo or two with the Wilson Seniors Centre Advisory Association in Mabbett Hall South at the Port Coquitlam Community Centre (2150 Wilson Ave., Port Coquitlam). The event starts at 1 p.m.

MORE: wilsonseniors.ca

Anti-Valentine’s Day

Head over to the City Centre branch of the Coquitlam Public Library (1169 Pinetree Way) for an Anti-Valentine’s Day Party. From 6:30 to 8 p.m., singles (16+), married people away from their spouse and non-traditionalists are invited to take part in activities and socialize while rejecting the lovey-dovey occasion. Registration is required; kids are not invited.

MORE: coqlibrary.ca

Karaoke Songs

Sing some familiar tunes with friends at the Royal Canadian Legion branch 263 in Coquitlam (1025 Ridgeway Ave.). The karaoke mic is open from 7 to 10 p.m.

MORE: rclegion263.ca

Mamma Mia!

Sing along to the music from ABBA in Centennial Secondary Theatre’s musical production of Mamma Mia! in the school's theatre (570 Poirier St., Coquitlam). Tickets are $18/$15 online or at the door (cash only). The show runs two hours and 30 minutes, and starts at 7 p.m.

MORE: centmusical.brownpapertickets.com

Domestic Hate

Soha Sanajou, Panthea Vatandoost, Navid Charkhi, Nazanin Shoja and Mehdi Darvish star in Blackout Art Society’s play Echoes From Far Away Cities. The 85-minute show at 7:30 p.m. at the Evergreen Cultural Centre in Coquitlam (1205 Pinetree Way) is about a documentary filmmaker from Iran who gets involved with an acid attack victim as part of her movie project. It is suitable to viewers ages 17 and older. Tickets are $45/$38/$16.

MORE: evergreenculturalcentre.ca

 

Thursday, Feb. 15

Birding by Ear

Join the City of Port Moody and longtime birder Laura Whittemore for a free webinar to learn how to identify local songbirds — e.g., Song Sparrow, Bewick’s Wren and Spotted Towhee — by their voices. The session from 6 to 7:30 p.m. is via Zoom and is open to all ages and birdwatching levels.

MORE: portmoody.ca/enviroevents

Mamma Mia!

Sing along to the music from ABBA in Centennial Secondary Theatre’s musical production of Mamma Mia! in the school's theatre (570 Poirier St., Coquitlam). Tickets are $18/$15 online or at the door (cash only). The show runs two hours and 30 minutes, and starts at 7 p.m.

MORE: centmusical.brownpapertickets.com

Domestic Hate

Soha Sanajou, Panthea Vatandoost, Navid Charkhi, Nazanin Shoja and Mehdi Darvish star in Blackout Art Society’s play Echoes From Far Away Cities. The 85-minute show at 7:30 p.m. at the Evergreen Cultural Centre in Coquitlam (1205 Pinetree Way) is about a documentary filmmaker from Iran who gets involved with an acid attack victim as part of her movie project. It is suitable to viewers ages 17 and older. Tickets are $45/$38/$16.

MORE: evergreenculturalcentre.ca

 

Friday, Feb. 16

Early Bird Sale

Today’s the last day to purchase early bird tickets for the Grade 11 Parent Dinner Dance at Dr. Charles Best Secondary in Coquitlam (2525 Como Lake Ave.). The high school event on March 9 from 6 p.m. to midnight is a fundraiser for the Grad 2025 Dinner Dance. Advance tickets are $65, and $75 after today.

MORE: bestpaccomms.wixsite.com/drcharlesbestpac

Crochet Circle for Adults

Join the circle of crochet enthusiasts at the Port Moody Public Library (100 Newport Dr.) to share and learn new techniques. Bring your supplies to work on your own project. The class from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. is for crocheters who are familiar with the basic stitches. Registration is required.

MORE: portmoodylibrary.ca

Taste of the Tri-Cities

Get some deals on meals at restaurant, bars and other food places around the region. The Tri-Local campaign Taste of the Tri-Cities launches today and runs until March 10. The Tri-Local Collective is made up of the Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce, Austin Heights BIA, Downtown Port Coquitlam BIA, Tourism Coquitlam, the City of Port Coquitlam and the Tri-City News.

MORE: trilocal.ca

Legion Night

Enjoy the tunes and jump on the dance floor at the Royal Canadian Legion branch 263 in Coquitlam (1025 Ridgeway Ave.) for a fun night with Front Page. The band hits the stage at 7 p.m. 

MORE: rclegion263.ca

Mamma Mia!

Sing along to the music from ABBA in Centennial Secondary Theatre’s musical production of Mamma Mia! in the school's theatre (570 Poirier St., Coquitlam). Tickets are $18/$15 online or at the door (cash only). The show runs two hours and 30 minutes, and starts at 7 p.m.

MORE: centmusical.brownpapertickets.com

Domestic Anger

Soha Sanajou, Panthea Vatandoost, Navid Charkhi, Nazanin Shoja and Mehdi Darvish star in Blackout Art Society’s play Echoes From Far Away Cities. The 85-minute show at 7:30 p.m. at the Evergreen Cultural Centre in Coquitlam (1205 Pinetree Way) is about a documentary filmmaker from Iran who gets involved with an acid attack victim as part of her movie project. It is suitable to viewers ages 17 and older. Tickets are $45/$38/$16.

MORE: evergreenculturalcentre.ca

Thunder from Down Under

The Australia male revue, Thunder from Down Under, is at The Show Theatre at the Great Canadian Casino Vancouver (2080 United Blvd., Coquitlam) at 7:30 p.m. as part of its tour. Tickets are via Ticketmaster.ca.

MORE: greatcanadian.com

 

Saturday, Feb. 17

Domestic Tension

Soha Sanajou, Panthea Vatandoost, Navid Charkhi, Nazanin Shoja and Mehdi Darvish star in Blackout Art Society’s play Echoes From Far Away Cities. The 85-minute show at 3:30 p.m. and at 7:30 p.m. at the Evergreen Cultural Centre in Coquitlam (1205 Pinetree Way) is about a documentary filmmaker from Iran who gets involved with an acid attack victim as part of her movie project. It is suitable to viewers ages 17 and older. Tickets are $45/$38/$16.

MORE: evergreenculturalcentre.ca

Apres Ski Party

The Apres Sky Party is back thanks to The Lift Ski, Bike and Board. Sport your favourite after-ski wear for a party at Brave Brewing (2617 Murray St., Port Moody) starting at 7 p.m. The event will feature DJ music, prizes and giveaways. Tickets at $30 include a drink and a tailgate favourite from Mister G's food truck; $5 from each ticket go to KidSport Tri-Cities.

Legion Night

Enjoy the tunes and jump on the dance floor at the Royal Canadian Legion branch 263 in Coquitlam (1025 Ridgeway Ave.) for a fun night with Front Page. The band hits the stage at 7 p.m. 

MORE: rclegion263.ca

Mamma Mia!

Sing along to the music from ABBA in Centennial Secondary Theatre’s musical production of Mamma Mia! in the school's theatre (570 Poirier St., Coquitlam). Tickets are $18/$15 online or at the door (cash only). The show runs two hours and 30 minutes, and starts at 7 p.m.

MORE: centmusical.brownpapertickets.com

Salsa Moves

Dance to the Latin Beats with Alberto Gonzalez and Teresa Szefler of the Salsa Dance Zone as they host their party at Site B in Port Moody (3012 Murray St.). A dance lesson for beginners is at 8 p.m. while the dance floor opens at 9 p.m. The 19+ event runs until midnight. Admission is $15.

MORE: salsadancezone.com/events

 

Sunday, Feb. 18

Winter Market

Grab your grocery bags and tour the Winter Farmers Market, on from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the parking lot next to the Port Moody Recreation Complex (300 Ioco Rd.).

MORE: makebakegrow.com

 

Monday, Feb. 19

Hockey Night

See the Coquitlam Express in action at the Poirier Sport and Leisure Complex (633 Poirier St., Coquitlam) for a game against the Powell River Kings at noon.

MORE: coquitlamexpress.ca

 

Wednesday, Feb. 21

Science Expo

The registration deadline for the 2024 Science Expo is today. Tri-City students in grades 4 to 12 are encouraged to sign up for a chance to win amazing prizes, including a $1,500 scholarship for the senior age category. The expo will be held on Saturday, May 4.

MORE: coqlibrary.ca

Seniors Bingo

Residents ages 60 and up can enjoy a game of bingo or two with the Wilson Seniors Centre Advisory Association in Mabbett Hall South at the Port Coquitlam Community Centre (2150 Wilson Ave., Port Coquitlam). The event starts at 1 p.m.

MORE: wilsonseniors.ca

VoiceStory

Make new friends and hone your social skills at the VoiceStory: Conversation and Connection session at the City Centre branch of the Coquitlam Public Library (1169 Pinetree Way). The event from 6:30 to 8 p.m. is in Room 136. Registration is required.

MORE: coqlibrary.ca

Karaoke Songs

Sing some familiar tunes with friends at the Royal Canadian Legion branch 263 in Coquitlam (1025 Ridgeway Ave.). The karaoke mic is open from 7 to 10 p.m.

MORE: rclegion263.ca

Percy Jackson

Grade 12 student Connor Savage takes the lead role in Terry Fox Secondary’s The Lightening Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical. The all-ages show in the Terry Fox Theatre (1260 Riverwood Gate, Port Coquitlam) starts at 7:30 p.m.

CALL: 604-941-5401

 

Thursday, Feb. 22

Percy Jackson

Grade 12 student Connor Savage takes the lead role in Terry Fox Secondary’s The Lightening Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical. The all-ages show in the Terry Fox Theatre (1260 Riverwood Gate, Port Coquitlam) starts at 7:30 p.m.

CALL: 604-941-5401

 

Friday, Feb. 23

For the Youth

Youth who live in Port Moody–Coquitlam MP Bonita Zarrillo's federal riding can earn some volunteer credits for high school by speaking with the member of parliament. Zarrillo invites youth 19 and under to join a youth council event from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Mundy Park fieldhouse (629 Hillcrest St., Coquitlam) to share ideas about how to improve the riding and country. Pizza will be served.

REGISTER: bonitazarrillo.ndp.ca/youth-council

Living with Coyotes

Learn how to live in the same urban environment as coyotes in a free educational seminar presented by the City of Port Moody and Stanley Park Ecology Society. With coyote breeding season underway, the session at 7 p.m. will teach you how to co-exist with the animals.

MORE: portmoody.ca/signmeup or call 604-469-4556

Shania, baby!

Hear songs by Canada’s country music sweetheart Shania Twain from the tribute act Totally Twain. The band will be at the Inlet Theatre at Port Moody City Hall (100 Newport Dr.) to cover her hits starting at 7 p.m. Tickets are $42.

MORE: totallytwain.com

Legion Night

Enjoy the tunes and jump on the dance floor at the Royal Canadian Legion branch 263 in Coquitlam (1025 Ridgeway Ave.) for a fun night with Whiskey Bent. The band hits the stage at 7 p.m. 

MORE: rclegion263.ca

Hockey Night

See the Coquitlam Express in action at the Poirier Sport and Leisure Complex (633 Poirier St., Coquitlam) for a game against the Chilliwack Chiefs at 7 p.m.

MORE: coquitlamexpress.ca

pARTy@PDA

Join artist Mariana Frochtengarten at Place des Arts in Coquitlam (1120 Brunette Ave.) to explore woven paper art using photographs, image manipulation, watercolour paints and poetry. The 19+ event at 7 p.m. includes a cash bar. Supplies are included.

MORE: placedesarts.ca

Percy Jackson

Grade 12 student Connor Savage takes the lead role in Terry Fox Secondary’s The Lightening Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical. The all-ages show in the Terry Fox Theatre (1260 Riverwood Gate, Port Coquitlam) starts at 7:30 p.m.

CALL: 604-941-5401

 

 

Saturday, Feb. 24

Black History

Food, stories, music, books and art will be highlighted for the Black History Month celebration at Mackin House in Coquitlam (1116 Brunette Ave.). Join the Coquitlam Heritage Society from noon to 3 p.m. for the free display and performances.

MORE: coquitlamheritage.ca

Legion Night

Enjoy the tunes and jump on the dance floor at the Royal Canadian Legion branch 263 in Coquitlam (1025 Ridgeway Ave.) for a fun night with Whiskey Bent. The band hits the stage at 7 p.m. 

MORE: rclegion263.ca

Hockey Night

See the Coquitlam Express in action at the Poirier Sport and Leisure Complex (633 Poirier St., Coquitlam) for a game against the West Kelowna Warriors at 7 p.m.

MORE: coquitlamexpress.ca

Dee Daniels Live!

The Inlet Theatre Music Series presents the award-winning Dee Daniels at Port Moody City Hall (100 Newport Dr.) at 7:30 p.m. Tickets at $40.54 are via Eventbrite.ca.

MORE: portmoodymusic.com

Scenes from the North

Bundle up for a musical presentation about the land of the midnight sun. Musicians with the Pacific Symphonic Wind Ensemble will be at the Evergreen Cultural Centre in Coquitlam (1205 Pinetree Way) for a recital at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $20/$15/$12.

MORE: evergreenculturalcentre.ca

Indian Songs

Akhil Jobanputra and other classical musicians will be in the rehearsal hall at the Evergreen Cultural Centre in Coquitlam (1205 Pinetree Way) for an Indian Classical Music performance from 8 to 9 p.m. Tickets are $20/$16.

MORE: evergreenculturalcentre.ca

Quiet Riot

The 1980s glam metal band Quiet Riot performs its hits at The Show Theatre at the Great Canadian Casino Vancouver (2080 United Blvd., Coquitlam) at 8 p.m. Tickets are on sale via Ticketmaster.ca.

MORE: greatcanadian.com

Salsa Moves

Dance to the Latin Beats with Alberto Gonzalez and Teresa Szefler of the Salsa Dance Zone as they host their party at the Royal Canadian Legion in Port Coquitlam (2675 Shaughnessy St.). A dance lesson for beginners is at 8 p.m. while the dance floor opens at 9 p.m. The 19+ event runs until midnight. Admission is $15.

MORE: salsadancezone.com/events

 

Sunday, Feb. 25

Bye Weeds

Help remove the invasive English Ivy around Thurston Terrace in Port Moody. Park along Noons Creek Drive (at Cunningham Lane) before the 9 a.m. meet-up. Wear closed-toe shoes or booths for the physical work, which takes place rain or shine. Gloves, eye protection and tools will be provided by the city, but bring a water bottle. Students ages 14 and under must be accompanied by an adult. There is also an afternoon session starting at noon.

MORE: portmoody.ca

Winter Market

Grab your grocery bags and tour the Winter Farmers Market, on from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the parking lot next to the Port Moody Recreation Complex (300 Ioco Rd.).

MORE: makebakegrow.com

 

Monday, Feb. 26

Art Displays

It’s the last week to catch three gallery shows at PoMoArts (formerly the Port Moody Arts Centre, 2425 St. Johns St.). The Vancouver Outsider Arts Festival has its exhibit up until March 4, as does Melanie Olson (Targeted) and Robert Ascroft and Sue A. Cowan (Wood, Water, Stone: The Coquitlam River).

MORE: pomoarts.ca

 

Tuesday, Feb. 27

Kids Storytime

Put your PJs on and come down to the Port Moody Public Library (100 Newport Dr.) for a fun drop-in storytime with puppets, songs and more. Bring your favourite stuffed animal to the children's area to enjoy some fun before bedtime, from 6:30 to 7 p.m.

MORE: portmoodylibrary.ca

 

Wednesday, Feb. 28

Seniors Bingo

Residents ages 60 and up can enjoy a game of bingo or two with the Wilson Seniors Centre Advisory Association in Mabbett Hall South at the Port Coquitlam Community Centre (2150 Wilson Ave., Port Coquitlam). The event starts at 1 p.m.

MORE: wilsonseniors.ca

Service Canada Pension

Learn about the Service Canada pension and have your questions answered by Service Canada representatives. This drop-in program at 1 p.m. at the Terry Fox Library inside the Port Coquitlam Community Centre (2150 Wilson Ave.) is perfect for newcomers or anyone who is looking into retirement and wants to learn about these benefits.

MORE: fvrl.bc.ca

School Fundraiser

Order a pizza from Me ’n Eds in Port Coquitlam (2233 McAllister Ave.) to help raise money for Gleneagle Secondary’s after-grad celebrations. Mention “Gleneagle After Grad” at dine-in, take-out or delivery and the restaurant will donate 20 per cent of the sale to the high school.

CALL: 604-942-1200

SD43 Learning Series

School District 43 presents its second Family and Community Learning Series session. Titled Keeping Students Safe Through Sexual Health Education, the online event runs from 6:30 to 8 p.m. via Microsoft Teams.

REGISTER: sd43.bc.ca/familyseries

Karaoke Songs

Sing some familiar tunes with friends at the Royal Canadian Legion branch 263 in Coquitlam (1025 Ridgeway Ave.). The karaoke mic is open from 7 to 10 p.m.

MORE: rclegion263.ca

Percy Jackson

Grade 12 student Connor Savage takes the lead role in Terry Fox Secondary’s The Lightening Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical. The all-ages show in the Terry Fox Theatre (1260 Riverwood Gate, Port Coquitlam) starts at 7:30 p.m.

CALL: 604-941-5401

 

Thursday, Feb. 29

Percy Jackson

Grade 12 student Connor Savage takes the lead role in Terry Fox Secondary’s The Lightening Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical. The all-ages show in the Terry Fox Theatre (1260 Riverwood Gate, Port Coquitlam) starts at 7:30 p.m.

CALL: 604-941-5401


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