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New Westminster & District Concert Band
Forte Wind Ensemble Registration/Rehearsal

Sept. 6th, 6:30 -8:30 p.m.
Richard McBride Elementary Gym
331 Richmond St, New Westminster


Registration & rehearsals begin tonight and continue Thurs. evenings from Sept. 2018 to June 2019. The Forte Wind Ensemble is a developmental band geared toward 2nd, 3rd and 4th year musicians.
All ages are welcome. Family discount available. For more information or to join this or one of our other bands (Senior, Jazz), fill out the form on our website listed under

More Information. https://nwdband.com/

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September Exhibitions Opening Reception
Friday, September 7, 7-9pm
Drop by the opening reception for three new exhibitions. On display from September 7 - October 6 are Exploring Form in Paint and Clay, Dorothy Doherty; The Forgotten City, Jay Lyonns, and a special exhibition by SD43 (Tricities) art teachers.
All are invited to the opening reception for fine art, inspiration and a glass of wine (cash bar).

All three exhibitions run through October 6, 2018.

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pARTY@PdA: PAWcasso
Saturday, September 8, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Create a painted masterpiece . . . with your dog! Grab your pooch and join us for an outdoor painting adventure. First your dog will paint with a painted paws technique and then, with guidance by artist Ruth Hoyem, finish your masterpiece by skillfully blending your brush strokes with your dog's paw painting.
Canvases, non-toxic paints and light refreshments for both humans and canines will be provided. Need something a bit more "inspirational"? Purchase a mimosa or glass of wine from the bar! Complimentary light appetizers.

One dog per human participant; all dogs must be up-to-date with vaccinations and leashed at all times-no retractable leashes, please.

Tickets: $26/person or 2 for $42 (+GST). Available online at brownpapertickets.com | by phone at 604.664.1636

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New Westminster & District Concert Band
Senior Band Registration/Rehearsal

Sept. 10th, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Richard McBride Elementary Gym
331 Richmond St, New Westminster

Registration & rehearsals begin tonight and continue Mon. evenings from Sept 2018 to June 2019. The Senior Band is a performance band, playing music at the high school level (Grade 12) and up.
Admission to the band is based on ability; all ages welcome. Family discount available. This band plays in local community concerts and festivals 2 or 3 times a year as well as our group Band Society concerts with our Jazz Band and Forte Wind Ensemble. For more information or to join this or one of our other bands, fill out the form on our website listed under

More Information. https://nwdband.com/

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New Westminster & District Concert Band
- Jazz Band Registration/Rehearsal

Sept. 11th, 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
New Westminster Secondary School Music Room
835 8th St., New Westminster

Registration & rehearsals begin tonight and continue Tues. evenings from Sept. 2018 to June 2019. The Jazz Band is focused on advanced playing of the big band style. All ages are welcome. Family discount available.
For more information or to join this or one of our other bands (Senior, Forte Wind Ensemble), fill out the form on our website listed under

More Information. https://nwdband.com/

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Annual General Meeting

September 13
The public invited to attend our Annual General Meeting taking place in the Coquitlam Foundation Room of the City Centre Branch of the Coquitlam Public Library, 1169 Pinetree Way. A reception starts at 6:30 p.m. followed by the official business of the gathering at 7 p.m.
Come and meet our directors, staff, volunteers and fundholders, and learn about how you can help us further our philanthropic mission. There's no charge to attend and everyone is welcome, but please message us at info@coquitlamfoundation.com if you intend to attend. Thanks!

Our generous event sponsor is RBC Dominion Securities Wealth Management/Chan and Ross Wealth Management.

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SEASON LAUNCH EVENT
It’s an East Coast Kitchen Party! with Derina Harvey Band

Friday, September 14 | 7pm

The Evergreen launches their22nd season with an East Coast Kitchen Party featuring the Derina Harvey Band. Tickets are only $20.
Visit evergreenculturalcentre.ca/entertain or call 604-927-6555 for tickets.

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MORE THAN A PRESIDENT’S MOTHER:
THE LILLIAN CARTER STORY By CJS Productions

September 18-22 | 8pm + 3pm Sat

More Than a President’s Mother: The Lillian Carter Story runs September 18-22 and opens the 2018-19 theatre season at Evergreen.
Visit evergreenculturalcentre.ca/entertain or call 604-927-6555 for tickets.

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The Music of War
100th Anniversary Commemoration


Saturday, October 13 o 7:00 pm o Featuring Maria Jung and Guests
This fall marks the 100th year since the end of the WWI. In a poignant concert, pianist Maria
Jung and guests Eve-Lyn de la Haye (vocals) and Lawrence de la Haye (clarinet)
commemorate this meaningful anniversary through voice, clarinet and piano. With music and
poetry touched by war, the musicians will showcase composers and poets who were involved
in, or inspired by, the events of the war to end all wars. Enjoy works by Britten, McCabe,
Debussy, Vaughan-Williams, Ivor Gurney as well as a few memorable tunes that were popular
during wartime.

Location
Place des Arts 1120 Brunette Avenue, Coquitlam BC, V3K 1G2
Tickets Students $16 | Adults $21
Purchase tickets online at brownpapertickets.com

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19th Annual Hyde Creek Salmon Festival
Sunday November 18, 2018 from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. in Port Coquitlam.

Join the 5,000 plus visitors from around the Lower Mainland who come out to celebrate and witness the return of thousands of salmon back to their birthplace to lay and fertilize their eggs. Spawning time is the end of these Coho & Chum salmon's lifespan and the beginning of the next generation.
This FREE family event provides visitors of all ages the opportunity to observe salmon up close and learn about their life cycle through educational displays, salmon dissections and in-stream demonstrations. Come out for a day of exploring, experiencing and learning about the salmon and wildlife in a fish-bearing watershed.

Locations for the event are both the Port Coquitlam Recreation Centre at 1379 Laurier Avenue and The Hyde Creek Education Centre & Hatchery at 3636 Coast Meridian Road, in Port Coquitlam. Both venues are linked by a short trail along Hyde Creek, which is well-marked by colourful banners.

Highlights of the Festival will include:

" Fisheries and Oceans Canada displaying live salmon (up close!)
" Orphaned Wildlife Society (OWL) exhibiting a live raptor
" Salmon dissections and microscope investigations
" Home Depot build project, Search & Rescue and the David Suzuki Foundation on display, interactive Theatrix Kids Zone in the Rec Centre Program room
" Ta Daa Lady with highly interactive songs, stories and clown turns outside in the Rainbow Dome
" Face painting, cookie decorating and crafts for the young-at-heart
" Looking for local flora and fauna on a guided nature walk
" Visit an operating salmon hatchery
" Free and secured Bicycle parking at the Rec Centre
" Opportunity to win exciting prizes at our Raffle table
" 36 Environmentally motivated Exhibitors
" Food Truck Vendors
" Local Vendors with environmentally themed hand-made treasures for sale. Cash only

For more information on the work done by the Hyde Creek Watershed Society, visit their website at www.hydecreek.org. To request a group tour email volunteers@gmail.com.

 

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