Join the Coquitlam community and show your support against bullying at the annual Pink Shirt Day Skate. Wear some pink and enjoying skating for $2, with your rental included! The event is at the Poirier Sport and Leisure Complex on February 27th from 7:45pm-9pm.
Learn how to make soap together as a family at the Coquitlam Heritage Society, with soap expert Cheryl Theilade. Use natural ingredients to make your own deodorizing pet soap, citrus dish soap, decorative soaps and more! This workshop is $40 per person and registration is required.
Brighten up the new year with some candle making at Mackin House, Saturday January 12th from 12pm to 3pm. Craft a selection of candles to take home and learn to work with soy, beeswax and more! The cost is $25 per person.
Enjoy the beauty of the Lower Mainland’s largest free outdoor light display at Lafarge Lake in Town Centre Park in Coquitlam. The lights will be displayed from Saturday, November 24th to Sunday, January 20th from dusk to 11pm nightly.
Give your pet the best chance of returning home safety by making sure they get a microchip. Book your appointment at the Coquitlam Animal Shelter on Sunday, August 12th from 11am-3pm. $20 per microchip.
Check out the Grand Parade from 9:45am-11am on Sunday, June 10th. From 11am-4pm, the family fun continues storytelling, puppet shows, and much more.
Town Centre, 1301 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam
Buy your tickets for The Price is Right Live at the Hard Rock Casino! The Price Is Right Live™ is the hit interactive stage show that gives audience members the chance to “Come On Down” and play classic games from television’s longest running and most popular game show.
“Bayan-Mix” is a unique duo for bayan (a type of accordion) music that will make you want to dance. The duo is well-known in Europe and is excited to play their energizing, cheerful and jolly music for you on February 11th from 6-8pm.
We have a Pro-D Day coming up, so spend some time watching Captain Underpants at the City Centre Library and Poirier Branch Library. The event takes place on Friday, February 23rd from 1:30-3pm.
Visit Lafarge Lake on Friday, December 22nd from 7-8pm for Jingle Bells Night. Sing along with caroling groups as you stroll around the lake. Help break the their record of 500 singing voices. Free jingle bells will be handed out to the public, while quantities last.
What is 4D Printing and what are programmable materials? What are the future uses and capabilities of 4D printing? Join Dr. Tinari as he explains the possibility of objects that change depending on the environment such as an aircraft that can reconfigure its wings in flight or a house that could shrink during a hurricane to avoid damage. Discover the creative and ethical implications of this fascinating technology.
Offering holiday shoppers a veritable Aladdin’s cave of glittering bobbles and delightful seasonal gifts, the Christmas Boutique is the perfect place to find beautifully handcrafted, locally made artisan wares.
The Coquitlam Craft Beer Festival (CCBF) is Coquitlam’s original semi-annual beer and food festival. The event showcases brews from over 40 craft breweries and 8-10 local restaurants and caterers.
Would you know what to do if you encountered a bear on a trail – or in your backyard? Bear expert, Tom Saare will teach Coquitlam residents how to live with bears, and manage attractants, as well as give valuable safety tips for when encountering bears.
Join the Mother’s Day Heritage Gift Making event on Saturday, May 6th from 12:30-3pm at the Coquitlam Heritage Society.
Parents will enjoy tea and scones fireside in the Parlour while kids work alongside our staff and volunteers in the dining room to make lovely heritage crafts for mom. Registration Required. Event is by donation.Ideal for ages 5-12. Registration Options are 12:30pm-1:30pm and 2pm-3pm.
Home business operators and other vendors from the community are coming together to display their products and raise money for the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada too. Admission will be FREE. The main fundraiser will be a raffle for door prizes featuring products from the participating vendors. Games and a snack bar will also be raising funds for MS.
Give the gift of music this year! The City of Port Coquitlam’s 18th Annual Sunday Coffee Concerts will showcase an exciting lineup of professional musicians from across Metro Vancouver at the Terry Fox Theatre (1260 Riverwood Gate).
Enjoy a world-caliber music festival with an entertaining and affordable family-friendly community celebration. Festival-goers can wander the expansive park-site to gain new insights in Maillardville and its history, watch ice carvers in action, participate in fun activities, shop, and indulge their taste buds with delicious tourtière, maple taffy on snow, homemade poutine and other fare.
Register for a Day of the Arts art camps where children get to explore their creativity through a variety of activities in the visual and performing arts, meet new friends and, most of all, have fun!
Catch Me If You Can is a fun musical that follows the adventures of Frank Abagnale Jr., a suburban kid in the early 1960s who leaves home before graduating from high school and parlays a gift for telling tall tales and forging checks into an around-the-world spree.
Santaland is now open in Coquitlam Centre every day up until December 25, 2016.
This year, children have the opportunity to attend Elf School and become an honorary Elf while they wait for their visit with Santa.
Hand-made gifts, knitting, cards, tree decorations, and a great selection of items for everyone on your Christmas list. The Glen Pine Crafters and other talented community crafters will amaze you with their handiwork.
Every Thursday evening in Coquitlam this summer, gather with neighbours at a local park for kids’ games, family activities and light refreshments.
Build relationships, promote neighbourhood safety and create a sense of community, while meeting your neighbours and having fun!
Fun for all young children – featuring storytelling, puppet shows, rovers, gymnastics and more on Sunday from 11AM-4PM. Also check out the Grand Parade from 9:45AM—11AM Sunday morning. Bring your teddy bears to watch as the parade marches up to the Teddy Bear Picnic at Town Centre Park!
Admission: $3 for the Picnic. Children 3 and under are free.
Date: Sunday, May 29, 2016
Time: 7:00am to 12:00pm
Location: Como Lake, Coquitlam
The fishing derby attracts hundreds of children each year. As the children fish, parents are welcome to enjoy a pancake breakfast cooked by the Coquitlam Kinsmen Club. Remember to bring your own fishing pole and bait.
This is a free event for youth under 16 years of age. The Como Lake Fishing Derby has prize giveaways and a pancake breakfast available for a nominal charge.
MEC Vancouver Race THREE, The Fast Blaster, returns as the third of seven events in the 2016 Race Series offering. Join us on April 10th for the race that is aimed at all those who want to seek out a fun new running location and who are all about getting active and staying fit.