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.
PUMPKIN FEST a weekend of old-fashioned fun that celebrates the harvest season Oct. 5 and 6 at the West Vancouver Community Centre, 2121 Marine Dr. Many familyfriendly events will be offered all weekend long. A schedule can be found at westvanpumpkinfest. ca. Funds raised benefit the West Vancouver Community Centres Society.
BLESSING OF THE ANIMALS
The community is invited to bring four-legged and winged friends to be blessed Sunday, Oct. 6, 2 p.m. at St. Andrew's United Church, 1044 St. Georges Ave., North Vancouver. 604-985-0408 st-andrews-united.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, Oct. 8 from 10:30 a.m. to noon at Parkgate library, 3675 Banff Court, North Vancouver. Registration required. 604-929-3727 x8166 nvdpl.ca PAWS 4 STORIES Kids with reading challenges can sign up for 20 minute sessions to read with a certified therapy dog Wednesdays, Oct. 9 and 16, 4-5 p.m. at West Vancouver Memorial Library, 1950 Marine Dr. Registration required. 604-925-7408 westvanlibrary.ca INTERNATIONAL DAY OF THE GIRL The West Vancouver School District will present a screening of Girl Rising Wednesday, Oct. 9, 7 p.m. at Kay Meek Centre, 1700 Mathers Ave., West Vancouver. Recommended for an audience of at least grade six. $15/$10. 604-981-6335 kaymeekcentre.com/on_ stage/1785 sd45.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 ereader Thursday, Oct. 10, 1:30-4 p.m. at Capilano library, 3045 Highland Blvd., North Vancouver. Registration required. 604-987-4471 x8175 nvdpl.ca MEET YOUR MAYOR Drop in to Lynn Valley library's fireplace area for one-on-one chats with North Vancouver District Mayor Richard Walton Tuesday, Oct. 15, 9:30-10:30 a.m. at 1277 Lynn Valley Rd., North Vancouver. Check nvdpl. ca for updates as dates and times are subject to change.
TEEN PHOTO COMPETITION
North Vancouver District Public Libraries invites youth ages 13-18 to submit a photo influenced by something they've read. Prizes to be won. Deadline for submissions: Monday, Oct. 21. 604-990-5800 x8118 firstname.lastname@example.org
LYNNMOUTH PARK REHABILITATION PROJECT
Help remove invasive plants, plant native plants and learn about the local ecology while restoring the native plant population in the park Sunday, Oct. 20 from 10 a.m. to noon. Meet at Mountain Equipment Co-op, 212 Brooksbank Ave, North Vancouver. email@example.com JOIN JANE Drop by the Eric Bennett Seniors' Lounge at Parkgate Community Centre for informal one-on-one chats with North Vancouver-Seymour MLA Jane Thornthwaite Tuesday, Oct. 22, 9:30-11 a.m. at 3625 Banff Court, North Vancouver Compiled by Debbie Caldwell Email information to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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