CANADIAN FEDERATION OF UNIVERSITY WOMEN - WEST VANCOUVER BRANCH The CFUW is a national organization committed to promoting education, improving women's status and human rights, as well as offering
fellowship and professional contacts. Interested women are welcome to attend meetings on the third Monday of each month, 7 p.m. at St. Stephens Anglican Church, 885 22nd St., West Vancouver. Monday, Oct. 21, the guest speaker will be Claude Giroux, executive director of Kay Meek Centre. email@example.com THE NORTH
SHORE WRITERS' ASSOCIATION will present guest speaker Dennis Bolen, novelist, editor and journalist Monday, Oct. 21, 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Capilano library, 3045 Highland Blvd., North Vancouver. Non-members $5. nswriters.org 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.
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. 22, 2:30-4 p.m. at Parkgate library, 3675 Banff Court, North Vancouver. Registration required. 604-929-3727 x8168 nvdpl.ca BRIDGE TO AFRICA Capilano Grandmothers to Grandmothers will hold a bridge fundraising luncheon and silent auction Wednesday, Oct. 23, 11: 30 a.m.-3: 30 p.m. at 5750 Eagle Harbour Rd., West Vancouver. All proceeds will go to the Stephen Lewis Foundation which uses the money to help support African grandmothers who are struggling to raise their grandchildren. $25. 604-929-7688 604-980-8418.
SPEAKERHUB TOASTMASTERS will hold an Open House tailored to anyone who's ever thought about joining and wants to know how it works Wednesday, Oct. 23, 6-7:45 p.m. at Silver Harbour Seniors' Centre, 144 East 22nd St., North Vancouver. The club meets every Wednesday and the organization is dedicated to help others improve their public speaking and leadership skills in a friendly supportive environment. Guests are welcome. speakerhub.ca THE ULTIMATE TRAVELLER SERIES Travel photographer Peter Langer will host a multi-media presentation of the Andes with an exploration of Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands Wednesday, Oct. 23, 7-9 p.m. at the Ferry Building Gallery, 1414 Argyle Ave., West Vancouver. $15.
ferrybuildinggallery.com JOIN JANE Drop by Lynn Valley library's fireplace area for informal oneon-one chats with North Vancouver-Seymour MLA Jane Thornthwaite Thursday, Oct. 24, 10-11 a.m. at 1277 Lynn Valley Rd., North Vancouver.
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 Thursday, Oct. 24, 2-4 p.m. at Lynn Valley library, 1277 Lynn Valley Rd., North Vancouver Registration required. 604-984-0286 x8144 nvdpl.ca TECHNOLOGY CLASS Learn how to use an iPad or Android device in this two-part class Thursday, Oct. 24, 2-3 p.m. (iPads) and 3-4 p.m. (Androids) at West Vancouver Memorial Library, 1950 Marine Dr. Bring your own device if you have one. 604-925-7405 westvanlibrary.ca EMBRACE RWANDA - CULTIVATING CAPACITIES Meet program director Francis Gakuba and hear his inspiring story of forgiveness following the Rwandan genocide at 7:30 p.m. at the following North Vancouver locations: North Lonsdale United Church, 3880 Lonsdale Ave. on Friday, Oct. 25 and Lynn Valley Church, 1160 East 29th St. on Thursday, Nov. 7. Rwandan crafts will be available for sale. 604-929-1837 hilary. firstname.lastname@example.org embracerwanda.org
GET INSPIRED ABOUT SINGING and join North Shore Chorus. The group has openings for all voice types for the 2013-14 season and perform a wide range of music with regular concerts. Rehearsals Wednesdays, 7:15-9:45 p.m. at Mount Seymour United Church, 1200 Parkgate Ave., North Vancouver. email@example.com nschorus.com BC SPCA encourages penny donations to help animals in need. The West Vancouver SPCA branch will collect donations (rolled pennies are preferred) at 1020 Marine Dr. spca.bc.ca Compiled by Debbie Caldwell Email information for your non-profit, by donation or nominal fee event to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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