10 things to do in the Tri-Cities this February

Jan 25 2019, 2:32 pm

Family Day, Foreigner, and more! Pack your February with these 10 things to do around Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, and Port Moody this month.

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

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What: Want a fun and creative night out just for adults? Learn to make your own book with mixed-media artist Dawn Livera. Using traditional and some unconventional techniques, Dawn will inspire you to explore your creativity and make each book a personal artistic statement. Ticket price includes art supplies and instruction plus complimentary sweet and savoury tidbits and a cash wine bar.

When: Friday, February 1, 2019
Time: 7 to 9 pm
Where: Place des Arts – 1120 Brunette Avenue, Coquitlam
Tickets: Online

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Mike Delamont: Hell Yeah! An Evening with the Devil

What: If you saw Mike’s God Is A Scottish Drag Queen you know it is time to hear the other side of the story. The Devil comes up to set the record straight on everything from marshmallows to Leviticus in a wickedly funny evening of comedy.

When: Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Time: 8 pm
Where: Evergreen Cultural Centre – 1205 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam
Tickets: Online

James & Jamesy: 2 For Tea

What: James & Jamesy sip tea, and lure you into their delightfully bizarre world with their innocence and endearing chemistry. Their idiosyncrasies bring vitality to the mundane, turning an ordinary tea party into a fantastic wonderland of stimulation and play. This show has won awards in countless theatre festivals, including Best Physical Theatre (Victoria), Best of Fest (Winnipeg), Best of Fest (Ottawa), Patrons’ Pick (London), Patrons’ Pick (Toronto), Pick of Fringe (Saskatoon), Most Memorable Performance (Montreal), Best of Fest (Orlando Sentinel), Just for Laughs Best Comedy finalist (Montreal).

When: Thursday, February 7 to Saturday, February 9, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Evergreen Cultural Centre – 1205 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam
Tickets: Online

Anne Dublin reading at Vancouver Jewish Book Festival

What: As part of the Vancouver Jewish Book Festival award-winning author Anne Dublin will be reading from her new book A Cage Without Bars at the Burquest Jewish Community Centre. No ticket purchase is necessary to attend.

When: Sunday, February 10
Time: 5 to 6 pm
Where: Burquest Jewish Community Centre – 2860 Dewdney Trunk Road, Coquitlam
Admission: Free

Westminster Savings Family Day

What: Westminster Savings Family Days aims to help build an appreciation of the arts by bringing families together in an Art Gallery setting. Visitors will tour the exhibition in the Art Gallery at Evergreen and participate in a variety of entertaining and illuminating activities led by our Art Gallery staff. All Family Days are drop-in and there is no charge to participate.

When: Saturday, February 16, 2019
Time: 1 to 4 pm
Where: Art Gallery at Evergreen – 1205 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam
Admission: Free

Family Day at PdA

What: Gather up the clan and drop by Family Day at PdA to immerse yourself in art. Tour the galleries and create your own masterpieces in a variety of all-ages, drop-in-style art activities based on the subject matter and/or mediums of the exhibitions.

When: Sunday, February 17, 2018
Time: 2 pm
Where: Place des Arts – 1120 Brunette Avenue, Coquitlam
Tickets: Online, Free



Foreigner / Facebook

What: With ten multi-platinum albums and sixteen Top 30 hits, Foreigner is universally hailed as one of the most popular rock acts in the world. They bring their The Cold As Ice Tour to Hard Rock Casino in Coquitlam.

When: Saturday, February 23, 2019
Time: 8 pm
Where: Hard Rock Casino Vancouver 2080 United Blvd, Coquitlam
Tickets: Online

Heritage Writers’ Group

What: Start capturing your life story for family and posterity. No preparation required; just bring a pen and paper, or your laptop.

When: February 25, March 18, April 15, May 27, June 17, 2019
Time: 10:30 am to 12 pm
Where: PoCo Heritage Museum and Archives – 150-2248 McAllister Ave., Port Coquitlam
Admission: Free

Rosie & The Riveters

What: Rosie & the Riveters never planned to get political. But opening a newspaper or watching the news these days made it impossible to see the status of women around the world and stay silent. The result is Ms. Behave – a collection of gritty, sultry, vintage-inspired folk anthems that paint a portrait of a woman’s voice in a man’s world.

When: Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Time: 8 pm
Where: Evergreen Cultural Centre – 1205 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam
Tickets: Online


What: An evening of stories and songs with Ken McCoy, Kristin Carter and Ivan Boudreau.

When: Thursday, February 28, 2019
Time: Doors 6:30 pm, music 7:30 – 10 pm
Where: Place des Arts – 1120 Brunette Avenue, Coquitlam
Tickets: Online

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