Tag Archives: Outdoor Jam

Ukulele Jam and Lessons at Ioco Ghost Town Day Festival

The Cuties are pleased to be participating at the Ioco Ghost Town Day Festival this year.

On Saturday, September 21, join us for a free outdoor movie hosted by Outdoor Movies BC and Port Moody Station Museum at 7:30pm at Ioco Lawn Bowling Green, Ioco Road and 1st Avenue, Port Moody. The film is Night at the Museum. Bring a jacket, a chair and / or a blanket and enjoy!

Join us on Sunday, September 22, for some ukulele jam and sing-a-long. We’ll also be giving free ukulele lessons to the public. Learn to play a song on the ukulele in one minute! There will be lots of family-friendly entertainment and activities on site, including the Home Made Pie Contest, line dancing, fire truck display, walk-around magic show, balloon artists, pony rides, trolley tours, food vendors, blessing for people and pets, and more.

We’ll be at Booth #10 (see map below).

Location: Ioco Road and 1st Avenue, Port Moody
Time: 12 noon to 4pm

Stage Schedule

12:00 – 12:20pm: Welcome
12:20 – 01:20pm: The Bird and the Lion
01:20 – 01:40pm: Line Dancing with Corrina Goodman
01:40 – 02:40pm: The Lion and the Bird
02:40 – 04:00pm: Nigel Tucker


See you all there!

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