TREE OF LIFE CAMPAIGN
Sage Transition House and Shoppers Drug Mart Parkgate Village and Lynn Valley Centre have partnered in an effort to raise funds in support of women's whole health in North Vancouver. The community is encouraged to purchase and personalize a tree of life icon for display on a tree in the stores. Campaign runs to Oct. 11.
DARE TO BE HEARD
North Shore Writers' Association will host a literary cafe Thursday, Oct. 3, 7-9 p.m. at Mollie Nye House, 940 Lynn Valley Rd., North Vancouver. Participants are invited to read their poetry, short fiction or non-fiction in an atmosphere of comfort and support from other local writers and interested listeners. nswriters.org
FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY BOOK SALE
Browse through a wide array of books, CDs and DVDs for adults and children at the sale Oct. 4 and 5, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at West Vancouver Memorial Library, 1950 Marine Dr. There will be a pre-sale for members only Thursday, Oct. 3, 6-8: 30 p.m. Annual memberships can be purchased at the door for $10. westvanlibrary.ca A
TASTE OF ART
Be part of the celebration as the Gordon Smith Gallery kicks off its second year with a free, half-day community event filled with art and activities Saturday, Oct. 5, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at 2121 Lonsdale Ave., North Vancouver. gordonsmithgallery.ca PUMPKIN FEST a weekend of old-fashioned fun that celebrates the harvest season Oct. 5 and 6 at West Vancouver Community Centre, 2121 Marine Dr. Familyfriendly events offered all weekend long. Schedule at westvanpumpkinfest.ca. Funds raised benefit West Vancouver Community Centres Society.
BLESSING OF THE ANIMALS
The community is invited to bring fourlegged and winged friends to be blessed Sunday, Oct. 6, 2 p.m. at St. Andrew's United Church, 1044 St. Georges Ave., North Vancouver. st-andrews-united.ca
FILIPINO COMMUNITY CENTRE BLESSING AND INAUGURATION of Barangay NorthVan Saturday, Oct. 5, 5 p.m. at 113 West Third St., North Vancouver. Following the inauguration there will be a fundraiser with a dinner, dance and show at John Braithwaite Community Centre, 145 West First St. North Vancouver. Admission: $25 at the door.
ROLL AND STROLL FESTIVAL
A celebration of active transportation (anything that rolls or strolls) on a 1.5-kilometre route that starts at Cleveland elementary, 1255 Eldon Rd., North Vancouver and finishes at Edgemont Village Oct. 5, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. There will be a street party at the end. rollandstroll.ca
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