Waterfront Theatrical Walking Tours: Shipyard Sal and Sam will sing, dance and tell stories about Burrard Dry Dock during the Second World War Wednesdays-Saturdays, 1:30-3 p.m. during August at Shipbuilder's Square, 15 Wallace Mews, North Vancouver. Free. Info: 604-990-3700, ext. 8008.
Summerfest 2013 will return to Lonsdale Quay Market and will run every weekend until Sept. 1. This family friendly festival will feature a variety of free activities for all ages. For a full schedule of events and info: lonsdalequay.com.
Tsleil-Waututh Cultural Arts Festival will be held on Sunday, Aug. 18, 12-6 p.m. at Cates Park, 4141 Dollarton Hwy., North Vancouver. Family friendly event will be a day filled with music, dancing, scavenger hunt, demonstrations of ancient technologies, guided trips in traditional-style canoes and traditional foods. Free. Info: twnation.ca.
BMW Car Club of BC Concours and Heritage Celebration will be held on Sunday, Aug. 18, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at Waterfront Park, 200 W. Esplanade, North Vancouver. Free. Info: bmwccbc.org.
Kennel Lock-In: Local celebrities will go to the dogs in this BC SPCA event to raise funds to fight animal cruelty Monday, Aug. 19, 2-4 p.m. at the West Vancouver branch, 1020 Marine Dr. Erin Cebula and Kristina Matisic will be locked in kennels where they will be looking for pledges to meet their fundraising goals before being freed. Info: spca.bc.ca.
One-on-One Computer Assistance: Sign up for 30 minutes of personalized help with the Internet, email, word processing, social media or an e-reader Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2:30-4 p.m. at Parkgate library, 3675 Banff Court, North Vancouver. Registration required: 604-929-3727. Info: nvdpl.ca.
Musical Ride: One of Canada's most recognized icons, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police will be performing at Mahon Park, Jones Ave. and West 21st St., North Vancouver Wednesday, Aug. 21 for two shows, 2:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Free. Info: nvan.rcmp-grc.gc.ca.
Artisan Fair: Hand-crafted jewelry, toys, original artwork and more will be on display at summer craft fairs at the North Vancouver Civic Plaza at 14th Street and Lonsdale Avenue. The last fair will take place Aug. 24 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Info: nvartscouncil. ca/events.
Customer Appreciation Weekend: Come out Aug. 24 and 25 from noon to 4 p.m. to The Village at Park Royal for a thank you for having patience during construction. There will be crafts, magic, face painting, live music, food, giveaways and bike cruisecabs.
Sunday Crafternoon: Join local crafter and upcycler Denise Corcoran for an afternoon of crafting fun. Learn how to transform recyclables into useful household items Sunday, Aug. 25, 1:30-3 p.m. at North Vancouver City Library, 120 West 14th St. Free. Info: 604-998-3450 or nvcl.ca.
West Vancouver SPCA will hold a dog wash fundraiser Sunday, Aug. 25, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at 1020 Marine Dr. All proceeds will help the animals. Minimum donation: $20. Info: 604-922-4622.
Tech Connect - Introduction to Mac: Learn the essentials like setting preferences and file management as well as apps and other topics Thursday, Aug. 29, 7-8:30 p.m. at North Vancouver City Library, 120 West 14th St. Info: nvcl.ca.
Movie Night in the Plaza: Bring a blanket or chair Friday, Aug. 30, 8:45 p.m. for a screening of Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs at North Vancouver Civic Plaza at 14th Street and Lonsdale Avenue. Suitable for the whole family. Hot popcorn and cold drinks will be available for purchase. Free. Info: nvcl.ca.
Meet and Greet Open House: Carousel Chorus, a non-auditioned community choir based on the North Shore is welcoming men and women of all vocal types to join the choir. Anyone interested in joining is invited to an Open House on the first day of practice Tuesday, Sept. 10, 7:30 p.m. at Cloverly elementary, 440 Hendry Ave., North Vancouver. The choir performs a spring concert for friends, family and the community as well as several outreach concerts at seniors' residences in late fall and spring. Rehearsals are held every Tuesday, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Info: June, 604-929-1405.
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