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Improv camps for kids in Port Coquitlam
Second Storey veteran performer Jennifer Pielak will show kids and teens how to improvise this summer.
Pielak has led the camps for the past three years and, next month, she will be teaching week-long sessions to children aged eight to 16.
The younger camp runs from July 21 to 25 while the teens workshops go from July 28 to Aug. 1 at Second Storey Theatre (201-2550 Shaughnessy St.).
Visit sstimprov.com to register.
MUSIC FOR NATURE
Bring the kids to a concert in Port Moody on Thursday that celebrates all the good things about nature.
Anmore artist J Peachy directs and hosts the show that includes musicians Holly Arntzen, Kevin Wright, Corrina Keeling and Emily Molloy.
As well, Martin Sparrow of the Musqueam First Nation will open with an indigenous drumming and there will be comedy from Wil D. Salmon.
Tickets for Music for Mother Nature are $15 at the door. The event is at 7 p.m. at the Inlet Theatre (100 Newport Dr.).
A Coquitlam author and social worker will sign copies of his first book on Saturday.
Last month, Derrick Carew published The Killer Trail — a thriller set in a fictionalized Mundy Park — that was released to coincide with the 2014 Bloody Words conference in Toronto.
Carew will autograph his novel and speak to patrons at Chapters (Pinetree Village mall, 2929 Barnet Hwy.) from 1 to 3 p.m.