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Jul 02, 2019 Return to Headlines

Neighbourhood Nights Kicks Off July 11 at Victoria Park

by Robbin Whachell |

COQUITLAM, BC, July 2, 2019 – Come out and get to know your neighbours! Presented by Envision Financial, and led by the City of Coquitlam’s Outdoor Recreation Team, Neighbourhood Nights will bring an evening of free family fun to seven Coquitlam parks this summer.  

Free Family Fun

This year the fun begins on Thursday, July 11 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in Victoria Park located at 3435 Victoria Dr. Participants can expect an evening of family activities including face-painting, arts & crafts, light refreshments, kids’ games and sports.

Now in its fifth 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. We recommend 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 six Neighbourhood Nights at: 

  • July 18 – Rochester Park field, 1390 Rochester Ave. (Maillard Middle grass field)
  • July 25 – Glen Park, 1149 Westwood St.(on grass field)
  • Aug. 1 – Mundy Park playground, 641 Hillcrest St.
  • Aug. 8 – Galloway Park, 3404 Galloway Ave.
  • Aug. 15 – Blue Mountain Park, 975 King Albert Ave. (picnic shelter area)
  • Aug. 22 – Panorama Park field, 1485 Johnson St. (grass field)

RSVP to the Facebook event to receive a reminder.

Programs will be cancelled in the event of rain. 

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

Envision Financial Lends Support at 2019 Presenting Partner

Envision Financial’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 Envision Financial

Envision Financial believes in simplifying lives, helping members and the community thrive. The communities it serves recognize the role it plays in keeping them strong and sustainable through sponsorships, volunteerism, donations, and supporting the local economy. Envision Financial’s promise to its members is Keeping it Simple® and it does this by providing simple advice and easy solutions, and by offering its Simply Free Account®, a no-fee chequing account that includes free Interac e-Transfers®. The organization was formed over 70 years ago by a group of farmers and fishermen whose financial needs weren’t being met by the banks. To this day, it remains committed to responding quickly to the needs of its members and communities and to making decisions locally. Its mission to make a real difference in the financial lives of its members, and to make a difference in the communities it serves, is why Envision Financial is part of B.C.’s third largest credit union – and growing. For more information, visit www.envisionfinancial.ca.

Media contact:
Samantha Cooke
Recreation Program Coordinator
City of Coquitlam