Boat Show at the Creek: Mosquito Creek Marina will hold its sixth annual boat show until Sept. 23 at 415 West Esplanade, North Vancouver. The event will include daily seminars and sea trials. Admission: $12. Info: www. boatsvancouver.ca.
Fall Festival: A celebration of Lower Lonsdale and the harvest season will take place Sunday, Sept. 23, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Waterfront Plaza at Lonsdale Quay, 123 Carrie Cates Court, North Vancouver. The event will feature local talent, kids' activities and a showcase of area businesses.
Walk with Shipyard Sal: A free walking tour of the historic Burrard Dry Dock shipyard Saturday, Sept. 23, 1 and 2: 30 p.m. Tours depart from the PGE Railway Station at the foot of Lonsdale Avenue. Info: 604-990-3700, ext. 8008.
Israel? Palestine? What's it All About?: Learn more about the current situation in Palestine and Israel and what underlies the conflict Mondays, Sept. 24-Nov. 5 (except Thanksgiving Monday), 7-9 p.m. at St. Andrew's United Church, 1044 St. Georges Ave., North Vancouver. Free. Facilitator: Rev. Marianna Harris.
CoolDrinks: A casual gathering to connect and inspire community members interested in taking action on climate change will meet Tuesday, Sept. 25, 7-9 p.m. at Cheers Restaurant, 125 East Second St., North Vancouver. Three guest speakers will share information about the benefits of bee conservation. Fee: $10, which includes snacks. Registration: registration@ coolnorthshore.ca. For more information go to www.coolnorthshore.ca.
Business Networking Reception: Vancouver Canucks Vice President Michael Doyle will be the keynote speaker at the West Vancouver Chamber of Commerce's ground breaking Under 35 initiative "F2F" Sept. 26, 5-7 p.m. at the Village Taphouse at Park Royal. Admission: $20, which includes a drink and light appetizers. Tickets: 604-926-6614 or www.westvanchamber.com.
Getting To Know You: The Lynn Valley Seniors Association will host a social evening for new members as well as older hands and those interested in learning more Wednesday, Sept. 26, 7-9 p.m. at the Community Room in Lynn Valley Village, Mountain Highway and Lynn Valley Road, North Vancouver. There will be appies and wine from a cash bar. Registration required: 604-987-5820.
Zucchini Family Festival: A celebration of the school community's rich cultural diversity will take place Wednesday, Sept. 26, 5-7 p.m. at Norgate school, 1295 Sowden St., North Vancouver. Each family is requested to bring a dish that reflects their cultural background. The western themed event will include square dancers, a carved zucchini display and a book fair.
Financial Freedom: Join money coach Effie Gomulia for a free workshop to learn how to take better care of your money Thursday, Sept. 27, 7-9 p.m. at Capilano library, 3045 Highland Blvd., North Vancouver. Registration required: 604-987-4471.
Terry Fox Run: The community is invited to an annual Terry Fox run being hosted by Rockridge secondary Thursday, Sept. 27 at 5350 Headland Dr., West Vancouver. There will be three run lengths: 600 metres starting at 10: 25 a.m. and three and six kilometres starting at 10: 30 a.m. Participation is by donation.
Culture Days - North Shore Stories: A community storytelling event featuring locals who will share stories about culture and heritage in 10 minutes or less Friday, Sept. 28, 6: 30 p.m. at North Vancouver City Library, 120 West 14th St., North Vancouver. Storytellers will include Mayor Darrell Mussatto and TV reporter and author Mike McCardell. Info: www.nvcl.ca. Info: 6049983490.
Lynnmour Neighbourhood Reunion: Past and present residents of the Lynnmour area are invited to attend a community reunion Friday, Sept. 28, 7-9 p.m. at Seylynn Hall, 625 Mountain Hwy., North Vancouver. Attend and share your memories, stories and photos of the neighbourhood. Info: www. dnv.org or 604-990-2391.
Dog Wash Fundraiser: The West Vancouver B.C. SPCA will hold dog wash fundraisers Sept. 30, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at Ambleside Park, 1020 Marine Dr., West Vancouver. Fee: minimum $20 per wash. All proceeds go to help animals.
Change for Change: As Canada bids farewell to the penny, you can donate your pennies and change to The North Shore Disability Resource Centre by dropping them off at 3158 Mountain Hwy., North Vancouver. Call 604-985-5371 for pickup.
Pitch Your Pennies for Good: The North Shore Community Resources Society is collecting pennies, rolled or not. They can be dropped of at the community resources office in Capilano Mall, 201935 Marine Dr., North Vancouver. Info: 604-985-7138.
Stamp Collection Fundraiser: The Order of the Eastern Star is collecting used postage stamps. Stamps can be dropped off at the reception desk at the North Shore News, 126 East 15th St., North Vancouver. The fraternal organization uses money from the sale of stamps to purchase medical supplies to make and provide dressings for cancer patients throughout the province.
Computers at the Library: North and West Vancouver public libraries offer free ongoing computer classes. For information, dates and locations, visit www.nvdpl.ca, www.nvcl.ca or www.westvanlibrary.ca.
- compiled by Debbie Caldwell
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