10 things to do in the Tri-Cities this June

May 21 2018, 1:39 am

Summer has arrived at the Tri-Cities, so get outside and enjoy! Rock for Autism, Golden Spike Days, and more, 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.

Silver Chord Choir & Friends Concert

  • What: As a kick off to Senior’s Week, the Silver Chord Choir & Friends is hosting its annual concert. The free event is open to all ages and includes refreshments after the show.
  • When: Saturday, June 2, 2018
  • Time: 1:30 t0 3:30 pm
  • Where: Wilson Centre – 2150 Wilson Ave, Port Coquitlam
  • Admission: Free. To register, contact 604-927-7529, reference number 25653

Gallery Opening Reception – Clay Explorations 2018, Grasping Moments, Laces of Community

  • What: Celebrate the new exhibitions by Fraser Valley Potters Guild, Elmira Habibullah, and Yandy Chau.
  • When: Thursday, June 07, 2018
  • Time: 6 to 8 pm
  • Where: Port Moody Arts Centre – 2425 St. Johns Street, Port Moody
  • Admission: Free

Creative Café

  • What: Learn about the history and natural wonders of Minnekhada Regional Park and enjoy the work of local artists.
  • When: Sunday, June 10, 2018
  • Time: 1 to 4 pm
  • Where: Minnekhada Regional Park – Meet at Minnekhada Lodge – 4455 Oliver Rd, Coquitlam
  • Admission: Free

Free Yoga in the Park


City of Port Moody

  • What: A Hatha Yoga style class designed for all levels of fitness. Bring a mat, water bottle, and towel. Classes are held weather permitting and advance registration is required.
  • When: Wednesday, June 13, 2018
  • Time: 7 to 8 pm
  • Where: Rocky Point Park – 2800 block Murray Street, Port Moody
  • Admission: Free

2nd Annual Rock for Autism

  • What: Enjoy 7 hours of pro-Rock and Roll to increase awareness and raise funds for adults with autism. Funds go to help train companies that hire persons on the ASD spectrum. Presented by Autism BC and Lindsay Music.
  • When: Sunday, June 17, 2018
  • Time: 12 to 8 pm
  • Where: Rocky Point Park – 2800 block Murray Street, Port Moody
  • Admission: Free

Family Board Game Night

  • What: Free family fun at Spirit Square. Enjoy an evening of board games and light refreshments. Borrow one from the games library, or bring your favourite ones from home.
  • When: Thursday, June 21, 2018
  • Time: 6 to 8 pm
  • Where: Spirit Square – 3000 Burlington Drive, Coquitlam
  • Admission: Free

Newfoundland Kitchen Party

  • What: Experience a traditional East Coast style lobster dinner without leaving the West Coast. Traditional maritime music will be performed by the band New Fish. Beers from local breweries will be available for purchase and coolers for those that do not like beer. There will also be hot dog dinners for guests that do not want a lobster.
  • When: Saturday, June 23
  • Time: 4 to 8 pm
  • Where: Port Moody Station Museum – 2734 Murray St., Port Moody,
  • Tickets: Lobster Dinner $35, Hot Dog Dinner $15. Available for purchase at the museum with cash or cheque only

Coquitlam in Bloom Day

  • What: Join the City of Coquitlam’s Parks team for a drop-in, fun-filled experience that includes activities and displays for the whole family. You also won’t want to miss out on the very popular Tractor Dance.
  • When: Saturday, June 23, 2018
  • Time: 11 am to 3 pm
  • Where: Mundy Park – 641 Hillcrest St, Coquitlam
  • Admission: Free

Teen Quiz Night

  • What: Relax with friends and answer general interest questions to win prizes at Coquitlam Public Library’s annual Teen Quiz Night. For teams of 2 to 6 teens in grades 9, 10, 11 or 12.
  • When: Thursday, June 28, 2018
  • Time: 6:30 to 8:30 pm
  • Where: City Centre Branch, Rooms 136 and 137 -1169 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam
  • Register: Free. Contact librarian Chris Miller at [email protected] or 604-554-7339

Golden Spike Days Festival

Golden Spike Days Festival

Image: Golden Spike Days Festival / Facebook

  • What :The Golden Spike Days Festival is one of the oldest and longest running family events in BC. The festival is held at Rocky Point Park around Canada Day, attracting upwards of 40,000 people of all walks of life with live entertainment, special events and activities for all ages.
  • When: Friday, June 29 to Monday, July 2, 2018
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: Rocky Point Park – 2800 block Murray Street, Port Moody
  • Admission: By donation
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