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The NOW COQUITLAM, PORT COQUITLAM, PORT MOODY, ANMORE AND BELCARRA

Friday, January 27, 2012

Events Moody City Hall, 100 Newport Dr. Info: 604-506-1037. Royal Canadian Legion Branch 133 hosts a euchre club at 7 p.m. each Tuesday at 2675 Shaughnessy St. in PoCo. Guests welcome. Info: Bev at 604-942-8911. The RP2 Toastmaster Club welcomes new members to join and develop better communication and leadership skills. The club meets every Wednesday, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Port SUNDAY, JAN. 29 Moody Recreation Centre (300 Ioco Rd.). Info: 604Port Coquitlam Minor Softball registration day 230-8030 or genevickers@hotmail.com. and softball fun fair from noon to 4 p.m. at Hyde SARA Society (Sexual Assault Recovery events@thenownews.com Creek Recreation Centre, 1379 Laurier Ave. in PoCo. Anonymous) offers teen and adult support programs, Come out for a fun afternoon featuring softball literature and public education in Metro Vancouver. activity stations, door prizes and refreshments. Info: Info: 604-584-2626, sarasociety@telus.net or visit Brittany at 778-389-7076 or www.pocominorsoftball.com. www.sarasociety.net. Knights of Columbus sponsor a youth free throw championSHARE Family & Community Services Society hosts a weekship from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. at Archbishop Carney Regional ly seniors meeting, Fridays from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., for exercise, Secondary School, 1335 Dominion Ave. in Port Coquitlam. storytelling and games. All men and women 50 and older are Winners progress through local, district and regional competiwelcome to attend at 699 Robinson St., Coquitlam. Info: 604tions. All boys and girls 10 to 14 years old are eligible to partici937-6970. pate in their respective age divisions. For additional information table23 Comedy Troupe performs a comedy show every and signup, contact Fred Weigman at cfweigman4@shaw.ca or Wednesday at Second Storey Theatre (201-2550 Shaughnessy St., 778-898-6540, or Rick Gagne at rickgagne@shaw.ca or 604-9421657.

FRIDAY, JAN. 27

Place Maillardville hosts Baby’s First Year, a guest-speaker series running from 1:45 to 3:15 p.m. at 1200 Cartier Ave. in Coquitlam. The Jan. 27 session featured Jamie Lynn Davis discussing baby sign language. The lectures are free, and registration is not required. Info: 604-933-6166.

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MONDAY, JAN. 30

Terry Fox Library hosts photographer Vladimir Jan for a slide show followed by a question-and-answer session about his small boat journey through the Galapagos Islands. Find out about the creatures and terrain that make this delicate ecosystem so unique. Everyone is welcome to attend this free program, which takes place from 7 to 8 p.m., but registration is appreciated. The library is located at 2470 Mary Hill Rd. in PoCo. Info: 604-9277999.

TUESDAY, JAN. 31

Port Moody Public Library hosts a family fun night from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the ParkLane Room. Preschoolers will make a craft, listen to stories and learn about important pre-reading skills in this one-hour program. Families will take away fun and simple ideas for early learning activities they can do at home. Preschoolers should be two-and-a-half to six years old, and siblings are welcome. Parent participation is required. All families are welcome, including ESL and newcomers. Registration is not required for this free drop-in program. The library is located at 100 Newport Dr.

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 1

SHARE Family & Community Services Society hosts an alcohol and drug education series. This free drop-in program is open to everyone in the community, and features weekly sessions running on Wednesdays from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at SHARE’s Port Moody offices, located on the second floor of 2615 Clarke St. The series, which runs through March 28, has important information for those who have an alcohol or drug problem and for those concerned about their use. It will also help those affected by others’ use to understand addicts and addictive behaviour. The format consists of a video, a brief presentation and open discussion. The Feb. 1 topic is “cocaine and crystal meth: the struggle to recover and what long-term recovery looks like.” Info: 604-936-3900. Hyde Creek Watershed Society meets at 7:15 p.m. at the Hyde Creek Education Centre & Hatchery, 3636 Coast Meridian Rd., Port Coquitlam. Guests welcome. Info: 604-461-3474 or www. hydecreek.org. Kiddies Korner Preschool hosts a parent education session at 7 p.m. at 2211 Prairie Ave. in Port Coquitlam. Metro Vancouver regional parks interpreters will focus on how parents can connect children with nature in fun and simple ways that don’t require a scientific background. Activities will include games, props and exploratory tools parents can use to engage children and promote the sense of wonder that grows through exploring the outdoors. Tickets are $5 at the door, and everyone is welcome to attend.

Port Coquitlam). The show starts at 8 p.m. and tickets are available at the door for $2. Info: www.table23.com. Talk of the Town Toastmasters meet every Tuesday, from noon to 1 p.m. at Coquitlam City Hall (3000 Guildford Way). Guests and visitors welcome. Info: tott-coquitlam.freetoasthost. net or 604-469-5490. Terry Fox Library hosts a variety of free family storytimes at 2470 Mary Hill Rd. in PoCo. Monday morning preschool story time takes place from 10:15 to 10:45 a.m., and is designed for families and caregivers with young children. Pyjama storytime takes place on the first Wednesday of the month from 6:45 to 7:15 p.m. It includes books, songs, finger plays and flannel stories, and is geared towards preschool-aged children and their families. Children may come in pyjamas and bring a stuffed toy. The library also hosts a storytime on the third Sunday of the month from 11 to 11:30 a.m. This program is designed for young children and their families. Finally, the library hosts baby storytime, from 10:15 to 10:40 a.m. on Wednesdays. This program is geared toward families and caregivers with babies aged newborn to 12 months. For information on any of these storytimes, call 604-927-7999.

SPOT THE OPEN ROAD AUTO GROUP PUCK AND WIN! Presented by

Where do you think the puck is in this picture?

{Example: 2-A.} Spot the Puck an send your answer along with your name, address & phone number to info@coquitlamexpress.ca. All correct entries will be entered to win 4 tickets to an upcoming Coquitlam Express game, an Open Road Opie doll and Puck and a White Spot family pack. (Courtesy of Sunwood Square location.)

ONGOING

PoCo Garden Club meets on the third Tuesday of each month at 7:30 p.m., at the Trinity United Church Hall (2211 Prairie Ave.). New members and guests welcome. Info: 604-941-9261. Port Coquitlam Heritage and Cultural Society meets on the fourth Thursday of each month, from 7 to 8 p.m. at The Archives (2253 Leigh Sq.) Info: 604-927-7611. Port Moody Public Library and SHARE Family & Community Services Society host a free English practice group for informal language practice, Fridays from 9:30 to 11 a.m. in the library’s ParkLane Room (100 Newport Dr.). Info: Julie Sutherland at 604469-4577. Recovery International meets Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m. at the Tri-Cities Mental Health Centre (2232 Elgin Ave., Port Coquitlam). The peer-to-peer support group meets to help those struggling with stress, fear, anger, depression, anxiety, panic and nervous symptoms. Info: Phyllis at 604-931-5945. Rocky Point Toastmasters meet Mondays at 7:15 p.m. at Port

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Coquitlam Now January 27 2012  

Coquitlam Now January 27 2012