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Looking for an afternoon of festive family fun? The CP Holiday Train event is an annual favourite here in Port Moody.

Help us help others by bringing a cash or healthy food donation for SHARE Family and Community Services. 

When: Tuesday, December 18, 2018 
Where: Behind the Recreation Complex (300 Ioco Road)
Time: Watch the train’s big arrival at 5:20pm and then get ready to sing along with the Sam Roberts Band, Kelly Prescott, Tracey Brown, and Tyson Venegas from 5:45-6:15pm. Decked out in thousands of lights, this train travels across Canada during the holiday season to raise food and cash donations for local food banks. Your generous donation will stay right here in the Tri-Cities with SHARE Family and Community Services.

Parking: The Civic Centre parking lot will be very busy the afternoon of December 18. If you’re coming to the event, think about walking, biking or taking local transit. There is also overflow parking at Inlet Field on Murray Street.

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Holiday Train Bonfire

  5-7pm

 

Outside behind the Recreation Complex by the tennis courts - Cozy up next to the roaring bonfire and grab a cup of hot chocolate, a bowl of chili, or a hotdog (by donation). Live music by the Moody Middle Choir (5-5:30pm) and Port Moody Community Band (6:15-7pm). Check out the Port Moody Police Department trailer and police cruiser, or chat with the Port Moody Volunteer Firefighters as they tend to the bonfire. Be sure to stop by the SHARE food truck which will be onsite accepting cash or healthy food donations.

Join us at the Recreation Complex Courtyard at 5pm for the unveiling of our newest community created public art, the Canada 150 Mosaic Mural.

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Holiday Train Face Painting

6:15-8pm

 

Wellness Room Activities - Munch on some popcorn (by donation) or sing-along with Tom MacDonald & Elizabeth Irving's Christmas carols. Lots for kids to do - button making, paper train craft with the Port Moody Station Museum, or cookie decorating and face painting with the Rotary Club of Port Moody. Be sure to fully charge your camera for the selfie station. Look for the SHARE Bear and Frosty for a fun photo op too!

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Holiday Train Crafts

6:15-8pm

 

Galleria & Inlet Theatre Activities - Visit with Santa Claus to let him know you've been good! Sit back and sip on a cup of hot chocolate (by donation) as the little ones get crafting - colouring, make an ornament for the Community tree, or train craft with The Resident of Pleasantside & Ioco Communities Association. Be sure to fully charge your camera for the selfie station.

Make your way to Inlet Theatre for Celebrate the Season performances presented by the Port Moody Public Library. There are two free 30 minute seatings (6:45pm and 7:30pm) that are  first-come first-serve seating.

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What’s it all for? We’re encouraging people to bring a cash or heart healthy food donation to the event for SHARE Family and Community Services. SHARE does a lot in our community - find out about all the programs they run here. Last year we raised over 960 lbs of food and $1,732.54 - let's try and beat that goal!

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A huge thanks to our community partners & volunteers! 
Blue Tree Mortgages West Dominion Lending, Christine Catering Co., Elizabeth Irving, Flavelle Sawmill Co., Hugh Mitchell, Moody Middle Choir, Panago, Pasta Polo, Port Moody Community Band, Port Moody Fire Department, Port Moody Police Department, Port Moody Public Library, Port Moody Recreation Volunteers, Port Moody Station Museum, Port Moody Volunteer Firefighters Association, Rotary Club of Port Moody, Royal LePage West Real Estate Services, SHARE Family & Community Services, The Residents of Pleasantside & Ioco Communities Association, Thrifty Foods, and Tom MacDonald.
 
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Last updated: 14/12/2018 3:28:25 PM