Israel? Palestine? What's it All About?: Learn more about the current situation in Palestine and Israel and what underlies the conflict Mondays until Nov. 5 (except Thanksgiving Monday), 7-9 p.m. at St. Andrew's United Church, 1044 St. George's Ave., North Vancouver. Free. Facilitator: Rev. Marianna Harris.
Business Networking Reception: Vancouver Canucks vicepresident Michael Doyle will be the keynote speaker at the West Vancouver Chamber of Commerce's 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 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 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: nvcl.ca. Info: 604-998-3490.
Emily's Journal: The Elders Council for Parks in British Columbia will host a free presentation about the life of Emily Carr Friday, Sept. 28, 11 a.m. at the Parks Heritage Centre, 1620 Mount Seymour Rd., North Vancouver. Registration: 604-986-4892 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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: dnv.org or 6049902391.
Breastfeeding Challenge: A free celebration for families who breastfeed their children Saturday, Sept. 29, 10 a.m. to noon at the Royal Canadian Legion #118, 123 West 15th St., North Vancouver. There will be door prizes, refreshments and entertainment. Info and registration: 778-886-8024.
Culture Days - Author Talk: Comedic writer Susan Juby will read from The Woefield Poultry Collective Saturday, Sept. 29, 10: 30 a.m.-noon at the West Vancouver Memorial Library, 1950 Marine Dr. Info: westvanlibrary.ca.
North Shore Community Resources, a social service agency for seniors and families, will hold an Open House Saturday, Sept. 29, 1-4 p.m. in Capilano Mall at 201-935 Marine Dr., North Vancouver. Come and find out what services they have to offer. Info: email@example.com or 604-982-3313.
Recycled Creations: Reduce, reuse and recycle to create imaginative crafts Sept. 29 and 30, noon to 4 p.m. at the North Vancouver Museum, 209 West Fourth St. Info: www. northvanmuseum.ca.
St. Andrew's United Church will hold two days of events to celebrate its centennial. There will be an Open House with tours and exhibits Sept. 29, from noon to 4 p.m. and on nscr.bc.ca or there will be a special service at 10 a.m. and a choral concert at 7 p.m. at 1044 St. Georges Ave., North Vancouver. Info: st-andrews-united.ca/news/ its-our-centenary.
Treasures From Heaven: A jewelry and garage sale Saturday, Sept. 29, 9: 30 a.m.-1 p.m. at Mt. Olivet Lutheran Church, 1700 Mountain Hwy., North Vancouver. Knick-knacks, books and miscellaneous items priced to sell.
Upcycling: A workshop on crafting with recycled materials Saturday, Sept. 29, 1: 30-3 p.m. at North Vancouver City Library, 120 West 14th St. Learn how to make envelopes, gift cards, gift tags and fridge magnets with old items. Materials will be provided, but participants can feel free to bring items they would like to use. Info: nvcl.ca.
The Volvo Club of B.C. will hold its annual picnic rain or shine Saturday, Sept. 29, 9: 30 a.m.-4 p.m. at Cates Park, North Vancouver. Bring a picnic lunch, shine up the Volvo and bring the family. There will be lots of raffle prizes. The club will also hold its annual general meeting. Participants are asked to bring non-perishable food donations for the Lower Mainland Food Bank. For more information call Chris Ainscough at 604521-6071.
Culture Days - Explore the Shore: A seaside walking tour and a hands-on art opportunity for public participation Sunday, Sept. 30, 2-5 p.m. at the Silk Purse Arts Centre, 1570 Argyle Ave., West Vancouver. The West Vancouver Shoreline Preservation Society will hold interactive ocean shoreline explora-tions. There will also be exhibits about how the community is working to improve the health of the shoreline and its habitat. Artist Diane Moran will be on hand for collaging.
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.
Parent Education Speaker: Therapist Jennifer Garden will hold a sleep seminar Wednesday, Oct. 3, 7 p.m. at Grand Boulevard preschool, 520 East 20th St., North Vancouver. Learn how to help children develop healthy sleep habits. Fee: $10. Registration: sally firstname.lastname@example.org.
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, 201-935 Marine Dr., North Vancouver. For more information call 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 nvdpl.ca, nvcl.ca or westvanlibrary.ca.
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