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2017 Ukulele Extravaganza at Coquitlam Multicultural Fair

Our dear friends, Gary Cyr, Jerry Santa Cruz and Glen Towns, will be leading us and playing drums and bass respectively during our performance on July 15 as a part of the Multicultural Fair at Spirit Square in Coquitlam. Our presentation is coined “Ukulele Extravaganza”.

If you would like to participate but have not signed up yet, complete the form below to let us know as the more the merrier!

Here’s a clip filmed at last year’s performance: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qlkszXu5ma4

The Fair starts at 11 am and there will be “a variety of live entertainment, music and dance.” There will be activities for kids as well as adults. Visitors can try their hand at wood carving and arts and crafts.

Like last year, we will also have a booth to give mini ukulele tutorials and to just hang out with other aspiring ukulele players over an outdoor jam. To sign up for the volunteer table, please use the same form below.

Free Admission and Raffle Draw

Admission to attend the event is free and there will be a concession with a barbecue lunch and other food available for purchase. There will also be door prizes and raffle draws. We are also contributing a couple of prizes for the event.


Date: Saturday, July 15, 2017
Time: Check-in by 1:40pm. Be ready to go on stage by 1:50pm.
Location: Glen Pine Pavilion, 1200 Glen Pine Court, Coquitlam, BC
Attire: Hawaiian-themed outfits (e.g., leis, grass-skirts, etc.) or Cutie t-shirts
Accessories: Bring an uke, a music stand and songbooks.
Parking: Available under the Glen Pine Pavilion, access from Glen Drive. Outdoor parking, access from Burlington St., plus the City of Coquitlam staff parking are beinig made available for this event across the street on Burlington St. with additional street parking around the area. See also Glen Pine’s Parking Information page.


Photo Credit: Terry Wilson

Photo Credit: Terry Wilson

Free Ukulele Mini-Lessons at Our Outreach Booth and Outdoor Jams

Our outreach booth is our home base to hang out during the performances. We will have a few colour ukes to show visitors how to play (or for us to have a jam)! Earn a certificate for complete your ukulele lesson!

We will have a hand-stamp station for kids to stamp their hands. We will also have some free stickers to give away!

Time: 11:00am – 2:30pm (We’ll be setting up our table around 9:00am.)
Location: Glen Pine Pavilion, 1200 Glen Pine Court, Coquitlam, BC
Wi-Fi: Wireless devices should be able to pick up wi-fi signal from the Glen Pine Freenet.



Sign Up for Performance and/or Ukulele Mini-Tutorial Assistant on July 15

Cutie Circle’s Christmas Extravaganza with Gary and Ron

Gary and Ron

We are very very honoured to have our next meeting be guest-led by our dear friends, Gary Cyr and Ron Usher, from the White Rock Ukulele Circle and Vancouver Ukulele Circle respectively. Big thanks go to Gary and Ron for their kindness and musical camaraderie!

We will be playing Christmas songs from the White Rock Christmas songbook. Please bring along your songbook. If you do not have one, you can purchase them at the next White Rock Ukulele Circle (on Saturday, Dec 6 from 2 to 4pm at the Semiahmoo House Society, 15306 – 24 Ave. Surrey). We will also have some on hand for purchase at $8 each.

For the break, we will have a mini snack potluck to celebrate the year-end. Please feel free to bring goodies and/or non-alcoholic beverages of any kind to share. We will have coffee and hot water for this special occasion. Cuties are also welcome to play their favourite tunes during performance time or even dress up in festive colours.

Following the song circle, we will have a Christmas Ukulele with Ralph Shaw workshop. Let’s make it an afternoon of holiday ukulele fun!

Time: 2:00pm – 4:00pm

Location: Room 4, Pinetree Community Centre, 1260 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam

Parking: Free

Cost: $2 (to cover the venue rental)


Accessories: Bring a uke and a music stand.