The Tri-Cities are packed with exciting events this month, from concerts to walking tours and everything in between. To get you started, here are 10 things to do around Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam and Port Moody this month.
What: Ballet Kelowna celebrates Canada’s 150th Anniversary with fresh and exciting classical and contemporary dance and music. Works for 150 Moves by established and emerging Canadian choreographers will delight audiences of all ages including a tribute to Johnny Cash, fresh interpretation of Romeo and Juliet, and a homage to the regions and cultures of Canada.
Where: Evergreen Cultural Centre – 1205 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam
What: Is the state of the world getting you down? Come and join regular discussions that encourage positivity and help spread goodness to the world around us. The supportive, self-reflective environment will help you recharge, find balance, and improve your spiritual wellness. All are welcome.
Where: Terry Fox Library – 2470 Mary Hill Road, Port Coquitlam
What: Enjoy a night of music with the Maple Leaf Singers to help raise funds to sponsor a Syrian refugee family. Following a brief introduction to the family, Burnaby’s 50 member show-chorus will give a dynamic performance featuring a variety of songs complemented by choreography.
What: Join Lambroula Pappas and Caelestra for a Valentine’s concert that will take you on a musical journey through the ages of love. From courtly Renaissance love songs and ballads of romance on the high seas, to lively folk tunes from Ireland, the music of Caelestra will warm your heart and linger in your memory.
Where: Place des Arts – 1120 Brunette Avenue, Coquitlam
What: Come see the Tri-Cities’ best Improv Company rock their new space at the Terry Fox Studio Theatre! This show will be a mix of your favourite improv games and new formats. There will be a blend of familiar faces and guest stars thrown into each show.
Where: Terry Fox Theatre – 1260 Riverwood Gate, Port Coquitlam
What: The last regular season Express game of the 2016/17 season is in support of BC Childrens Hosiptal Foundation. Presented by Save-On-Foods (Austin, Ottawa St, Pinetree, and Prairie locations), with pre-game BBQ starting at 6pm,
Where: Benchmark Bar & Grill – 612 Davie Street, Vancouver
When: February 24 at 6 pm
Tickets: $6-$13 at Save-On-Foods Austin, Ottawa St, Pinetree, and Prairie locations
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Daniel Chai is a writer and actor based in Vancouver, BC.