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10 things to do in the Tri-Cities this March

Daniel Chai Feb 28, 2018 8:33 am 735

March in the Tri-Cities is filled with fun events to check out, including Port Moody Film Festival, Easter, and more.

To get you started, here are 10 things to do around Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam and Port Moody this month.

For more things happening around town, check out our events section.

Set Her Free Gala

  • What: Experience inspiring stories, musical performances and great food, while raising much needed funds for the Talitha Koum Society’s recovery homes for women.
  • When: Saturday, March 3, 2018
  • Time: 6:30 to 10:30 pm
  • Where: All Saints Parish Hall – 1405 Como Lake Avenue, Coquitlam
  • Tickets: Online, $60

Sunday Coffee Concerts: Comedy Improv With Second Storey Theatre

  • What: An afternoon of laughs with Tri-Cities’ Second Storey Theatre. Featuring Graham Myers, Brad Rossington, Mikaela Myers, Russ Brummer, and music by Peter Abando and guest.
  • When: Sunday, March 4, 2018
  • Time: 2 pm
  • Where: Terry Fox Theatre 1260 Riverwood Gate, Port Coquitlam
  • Tickets: Online, $7-$13. Children 12 and under free

I Can’t Believe She Wore That

  • What: Enjoy a glimpse into the past with this live fashion show, produced and narrated by fashion historian Ivan Sayers. Light refreshments will be served.
  • When: Sunday, March 4, 2018
  • Time: 2 pm
  • Where: Inlet Theatre – 100 Newport Drive, Port Moody
  • Tickets: $28 at Port Moody Station Museum

Port Moody Film Festival

  • What: The 18th annual Port Moody Film Festival celebrates Canadian Film. With feature-length films, shorts, and more.
  • When: Thursday March 8 to Sunday March 11, 2018
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: Inlet Theatre, 100 Newport Drive, Port Moody
  • Tickets: Online

Persian New Year Family Craft Program

  • What: Coquitlam Public Library celebrates Persian New Year with fun handicrafts for the whole family. Enjoy a light snack and learn more about the Persian culture and customs.
  • When: 
  • Time: 2 to 3:30 pm
  • Where: City Centre Branch, Rooms 136 and 137 – 1169 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam
  • Admission: Free

Music from the Celtic Isles

  • What: Join harpist Rebecca Blair with flutist/singer Michelle Carlisle and fiddler Rosie Carver for a musical journey through Celtic lands and stories.
  • When: 
  • Time: 7:30 pm
  • Where: Place des Arts – 1120 Brunette Avenue, Coquitlam
  • Tickets: Online, $16-$21

Sunday Coffee Concerts: 5 On A String

  • What: 5 on a String is one of B.C.’s most popular and longest running bluegrass bands. A family friendly show with plenty of hot picking and fiddle tunes to entertain just about any audience.
  • When: Sunday, March 18, 2018
  • Time: 2 pm
  • Where: Terry Fox Theatre 1260 Riverwood Gate, Port Coquitlam
  • Tickets: Online, $7-$13. Children 12 and under free

Spring Break Movie

  • What: Enjoy a great family movie this Spring Break, including Despicable Me 3 (March 21) and Cars 3 (March 28). Presented by Port Moody Public Library.
  • When: Wednesday, March 21 and Wednesday, March 28, 2018
  • Time: 2 to 4 pm
  • Where: Inlet Theatre, 100 Newport Drive, Port Moody
  • Admission: Free

Easter Chocolate Making

  • What: Bunnies, eggs and other tasty treats for spring. Experience milk and dark chocolate fun with Rocky Road, Rice Krispie Caramel Clusters, and more. Hands on class so bring an apron. For ages 4 to 8.
  • When: 
  • Time: 12 to 1 pm
  • Where: Coquitlam Heritage – 1116 Brunette Avenue, Coquitlam
  • Tickets: Online, $10

Port Moody Winter Farmers’ Market

  • What: Find locally grown fruits and vegetables from numerous farms such as Ripple Creek Organic, Snowy Mountain Organics and Wah Fung. Also bring home certified organic eggs from Rockweld Farm to enjoy with your fresh produce.
  • When: 
  • Time: 10 am to 2 pm
  • Where: Port Moody Recreation Complex 300 Ioco Road, Port Moody
  • Admission: Free
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Daniel Chai
Daniel is a writer and comedian based in Vancouver, BC.

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