Archive for May, 2012

Celebrate Pitt Meadows Day 1st Saturday in June

By Kristina, May 28th, 2012

Come to meet as a community and enjoy a celebration of events and summer fun for the whole family!

The event originally started as a Strawberry Tea during the Great Depression and grew from there. This year we celebrate over 70 years of community spirit.

Schedule of Events:

7:00 am to 10:00 am: Bring your whole family to enjoy pancakes and syrup made by the Pitt Meadows Lions Club.
9:00 am: Parade participants check-in at the booth on the south east corner of Blakely Road and Hammond Road.
11:00 am to 12:30 pm: The parade starts at Blakely Road and Hammond Road, goes west on Hammond Road and north on Harris Road to end at the Heritage Hall.
12:30 pm to 5:00 pm: During the afternoon enjoy free activities at Harris Park including face painting, baseball games, rock wall climbing, crafts display and purchase, live music, historic car display.
1:00 pm: Opening Ceremonies and crowning of Pitt Meadows Day Queen.
12:30 pm to 6:30 pm: Rock with up and coming bands at the Youthfest at the Civic Centre outdoor plaza on Harris Road.
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm: Salmon and chicken barbeque dinners in the downstairs room of the Heritage Hall. The Pitt Meadows Volunteer Fire Department have been preparing and cooking the salmon for at least 40 years.
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm: Groove at the family dance in the upstairs room of the Heritage Hall.
10:00 pm to 11:00 pm: Gather at the Pitt Meadows Athletic Park where the Pitt Meadows Fire Department put on a fabulous display of fireworks.

Further Information:
George Coghlan – Parade Info [email protected] or call at 604-460-2812
Bruce Bell or Dean Rear – Field and Craft Events [email protected] or [email protected]
Deb Walters – Food Vendors [email protected]

Parade Route Information – Road Closure 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows Parks Video’s

By Kristina, May 02nd, 2012

Here are some great video’s that feature parks in Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows;

Pitt River Regional Greenway

Bell Irving Fish Hatchery – Chum Release

Kanaka Creek – Rivers Day