Celebrate Coquitlam 125 on July 23rd and 24th at Kaleidoscope, a free family festival at Town Centre Park. Enjoy musical performances from Yukon Blonde, Jim Byrnes, Odds, The Boom Booms, Greg Drummond, comedy from Charles Demers and more!
Where: Town Centre Park (1299 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam)
When: Saturday, July 23, 2016 from 12:00pm to 10:00pm
Sunday, July 24, 2016 from 10:00am to 8:00pm
Unleash your inner artist and get hands-on with activities throughout the Kaleidoscope grounds. For the kids, there’ll be arts and crafts and games. Try out dry-point print making and your unique etched leaf can become become part of the Coquitlam 125 public art tree sculpture that will be unveiled at Lights at Lafarge, November 26th.
Walk along the Coquitlam Trail in the urban forest, watch the magic of mural artist Kris Kupskay and help him paint a Kaleidoscope-themed design, and learn about the ancient Indian art form of Rangoli—using coloured beans, lentils, peas and rice to create beautiful designs on the ground, and then try your hand creating your own design on paper.
Become a walking work of art with free body/face painting and henna tattoos by professional artists, and browse the artisan market, offered in partnership with Coquitlam Farmers Market, for one-of-a-kind handcrafted arts and crafts.
For a dose of all things literary, drop by The Story Café, sponsored by independent, family-owned bookstore, Black Bond Books. Sip a glass of wine or coffee while noteable storytellers take you on literary journeys with author readings, poetry and more. Click here for the full schedule.
Food trucks will be on site, offering up grilled cheese, hot dogs and mini donuts as well as Ukrainian, Malaysian, Mexican and Portuguese cuisine, and sip local craft from Yellow Dog Brewing and Moody Ales.
Win a $100 Gift Card
Coquitlam 125 & Kaleidoscope has offered up a $100 Coquitlam Centre gift card to a lucky Miss604 reader so they can enjoy the festivities and some retail goodness in Coquitlam.
Coquitlam Centre features over 910,000 square feet of retail on two spacious levels offering Hudson’s Bay, London Drugs, Sears, Sport Chek, T&T Supermarket, H&M, Aritzia, Sephora, Lululemon, Atmosphere, Golf Town, Old Navy, Walmart, and Best Buy, all in one convenient location.
Here’s how you can enter to win:
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One winner will be drawn at random from all entries at 12:00pm on Thursday, July 21, 2016.
Update: The winner is Karen!