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Jul 03, 2018 Return to Headlines

Neighbourhood Nights Kicks Off July 5 at Blue Mountain Park

by Robbin Whachell |

COQUITLAM, BC, Ju​ly 5, 2018 – Come out and get to know your neighbours! Presented by FortisBC, and led by the City of Coquitlam’s Outdoor Recreation Team, Neighbourhood Nights will bring an evening of free family fun to eight Coquitlam parks this summer.  

This year the fun begins on Thursday, July 5 from 6 to 8 p.m. in Blue Mountain Park located at 975 King Albert Ave. Area residents can expect an evening of family activities including face-painting, arts & crafts, light refreshments, kids’ games and sports.
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Now in its fourth year, the program gives neighbours a chance to connect and have fun together, while strengthening neighbourhood relationships and safety. No registration is required, and all materials and equipment are provided. The City recommends participants wear casual clothing appropriate for being active. You may also wish to bring extra water, snacks, and a blanket or chair to sit on. 

Mark Your Calendars for Future Neighbourhood Nights

Residents should also mark their calendars for the remaining seven Neighbourhood Nights at:

  • • July 12: Galloway Park, 3404 Galloway Ave. RSVP to the Facebook event to receive a reminder.
    • July 19: Rochester Park, 1100 Rochester Ave. RSVP to the Facebook event to receive a reminder.
    • July 26: Bramble Park, 2875 Panorama Dr. RSVP to the Facebook event to receive a reminder.
    • Aug. 2: Mundy Park, 641 Hillcrest St. RSVP to the Facebook event to receive a reminder.
    • Aug. 9: Glen Park, 1149 Westwood St. RSVP to the Facebook event to receive a reminder.
    • Aug. 16: Mackin Park, 1046 Brunette Ave. RSVP to the Facebook event to receive a reminder.
    • Aug. 23: Victoria Park, 3435 Victoria Dr. RSVP to the Facebook event to receive a reminder.

Programs will be cancelled in the event of rain. RSVP to the Facebook event to receive a reminder.

For details and rain cancellations, visit www.coquitlam.ca/neighbourhoodnights.

FortisBC’s sponsorship is part of Coquitlam’s Corporate Partner Program, which seeks partnerships with businesses to generate revenue for City programs and services. Information can be found at www.coquitlam.ca/corporatepartners.

About Fortis BC
FortisBC builds energy infrastructure in the province to ensure it meets its customers’ energy demands, today and in the future – safely, reliably and at the lowest reasonable cost.

FortisBC delivers approximately 21 per cent of the total energy consumed in B.C., which is the most energy delivered by any utility in the province. Whether delivering electricity, natural gas or propane, FortisBC’s more than 2,200 employees serve approximately 1.1 million customers in 135 communities.

FortisBC Inc. and FortisBC Energy Inc. do business as FortisBC and are indirectly wholly owned by parent company Fortis Inc., a leader in the North American electric and gas utility business. Through its subsidiaries, Fortis Inc. serves more than three million natural gas and electricity customers.

For more information, visit www.fortisbc.com

Media contact:
Jennifer Couture
Parks, Recreation & Culture
City of Coquitlam
604-927-6902
jcouture@coquitlam.ca