FRIDAY, FEB. 3
There are two weeks left to tour Lights at Lafarge, the City of Coquitlam’s free outdoor show at Town Centre Park (1299 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam). Presented by Coquitlam Centre, the nearly one million lights are on from dusk to 11 p.m. nightly until Feb. 21.
It’s RCMP Appreciation Night at the Palace where, at 7 p.m., the Coquitlam Express hockey players pay tribute to the cops. The game at the Poirier Sport and Leisure Complex (633 Poirier St., Coquitlam) is against the Alberni Valley Bulldogs.
SATURDAY, FEB. 4
Sign up for a free three-hour course on Personal Preparedness and Basic Fire Suppression as part of the City of Port Coquitlam’s emergency preparedness outreach. Participants must be at least 16 years old. The event is from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Firehall #1.
Volunteers at the monthly Repair Cafe in Port Coquitlam will fix your broken household items — bicycles, jewelry, electronics, appliances and toys — at the Public Works yard (1737 Broadway St.) from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Join a roundtable discussion about the future of Port Moody. The city is hosting a community dialogue session as it renews its Official Community Plan, a blueprint for growth focusing on parks, transportation and housing over the next 30 years. The talk at the Port Moody Recreation Complex (300 Ioco Rd.) is from 2 to 4 p.m. Free childcare will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Visit engage.portmoody.ca.
Actor Mike Delamont returns to Coquitlam with a third iteration of God Is A Scottish Drag Queen. The comedy runs at the Evergreen Cultural Centre (1205 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam) from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Tickets are $35/$32/$16.
Move your hips to the Latin beats at the Salsa Night hosted by the Hot Salsa Dance Zone. The beginners lesson in the Port Coquitlam Legion (2675 Shaughnessy St.) starts at 8 p.m.; the dance party runs until midnight. Admission is $15.
SUNDAY, FEB. 5
Help the City of Port Moody take out invasive plants from Shoreline Park at Pigeon Cove. The work party is from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Meet by the Shoreline Trial sign (northern side of Murray Street, halfway between Klahanie Drive East and West) and wear old clothes to get dirty. The event is rain or shine; gloves, eye protection and tools will be supplied by the city’s environment and parks department.
Ca Croustille Bakery, Loulouz Kitchen and Ocean’s Edge Seafoods are among the vendors at this week’s Port Moody 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.). Don’t forget to bring your grocery bags!
FAMILY DAY AT PDA
Tour Place des Arts (1120 Brunette Ave., Coquitlam) during Family Day at PdA and create some art with the artists from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Maillardville venue. All ages are welcome for the free program; however, registration is encouraged.