What: Learn about the life of Robert Schumann through his music. Pianist Barry Tan, with guests Ben Goheen, Peter Ing and Will Chen, will perform three Schumann works from different periods in the composer’s life, while recounting fascinating episodes that are representative of each phase.
When: Saturday, October 14
Time: 1 to 4 pm
Where: Place des Arts – 1120 Brunette Avenue, Coquitlam
What: The Port Moody Arts Centre annual Girls Night Out is a night of comedy by women for women. Featuring stand-up comedian Erica Sigurdson and friends, with proceeds supporting arts and music programming and gallery initiatives at the Port Moody Arts Centre.
When: Friday, October 20
Time: 6:30 to 10 pm
Where: Inlet Theatre – 100 Newport Drive, Port Moody
What: Learn to identify common mushrooms without harvesting them, and investigate fungi’s role as the underground interconnected “world wood web”. A 30 minute indoor slideshow is followed by a slow trail walk. Ages 15+.
When: October 21
Time: Registration at 8 am, Event starts at 10 am
Where: Minnekhada Regional Park
Registration: $8 per adult, $4.25 per youth/adult 65+. Registration required – 604-432-6359. Barcode 7069.
What: From the creative team behind the Mom’s the Word series comes a new chapter in their stories of family and fracas. Their kids are grown, their marriages have “evolved,” and their bodies are backfiring. Life doesn’t get any prettier, but it never strays far from ludicrous or poignant as the moms continue to mine their personal history for every embarrassing detail. Filled with insights, secrets, and ribald humour.
When: October 24 to 29
Where: Evergreen Cultural Centre – 1205 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam
What: Tour four exhibitions by local artists, then dive into four exhibition-related art activities and create your own masterpieces. Finish up your day with Mr. I’s Slightly Spooky Songs & Stories Concert.
When: October 29
Time: 1:30 to 3:30 pm
Where: Place des Arts – 1120 Brunette Avenue Coquitlam, BC