Dog Days of Summer: Celebrate with a parade, contests and food, all pooch-related, and support B.C. dog guides at Bowen Island's Union Steamship Marina, Aug. 12. Events start at noon. Info: 604-947-0707.
Coho Festival Volunteer Fair: Find out more about volunteering for the Coho Festival at a volunteer fair on Aug. 12, 7-9 p.m., at the West Vancouver Community Centre. Info: www. cohosociety.com.
Summer Artisan Craft Fairs: Local artisans and crafters will display and sell their handcrafted items Aug. 18-19, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at Civic Plaza, 14th Street and Lonsdale Avenue, North Vancouver.
Hot Rod Show: Park Royal Village will host its seventh annual Hot Rod Show, Aug. 18 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Info: www.shopparktoyal.com.
Tsleil-Waututh Nation Cultural Arts Festival: Experience aboriginal cultures with live performances, a scavenger hunt, canoe tours and demonstrations of ancient coastal technologies Sunday, Aug. 19, noon-6 p.m., at Cates Park in Deep Cove. Info: www.twnation.ca.
Dog Wash Fundraiser: The West Vancouver B.C. SPCA will hold dog wash fundraisers Aug. 26 and Sept. 30, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at 1020 Marine Dr., West Vancouver (in Ambleside Park). Fee: minimum $20 per wash. All proceeds go to help animals.
Mercedes-Benz in the Park: Collectors will show off their shiny specimens at Waterfront Park in North Vancouver Sept. 9, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Info: www. mbcavancouver.org.
UBC Law Students' Legal Advice Program: Low-income individuals can seek free legal ad-vice at clinics at the North Shore Neighbourhood House, 225 East Second St., North Vancouver. Clinics will be open Tuesdays and Fridays, 10 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m., and Wednesdays, 2-5 p.m. and 6-8 p.m., until Aug. 17. To book an appointment call 604-822-5791.
Learn to Fish Program: The Freshwater Fisheries Society of British Columbia is offering classes for families every Sunday until Aug. 19, from 10 a.m. to noon at Rice Lake in North Vancouver's Lower Seymour Conservation Reserve. Learn techniques, etiquette and basic fish biology. Gear will be provided. Participation is by donation. Registration required: 6045044716. Info: www.gofishbc.com.
Salsa by the Sea: All levels and ages are invited to learn Latin American dancing Thursdays, 6: 30-8: 30 p.m. until Aug. 30 outside the Ferry Building Gallery, 1414 Argyle Ave., West Vancouver. Drop-in fee: $6. Weather permitting.
SummerFest Dance Saturdays: Demonstrations and interactive dance lessons every Saturday until Sept. 1, 2-4 p.m. at Lonsdale Quay, 123 Carrie Cates Court, North Vancouver. Donations will be accepted on behalf of the Lions Gate Hospital Foundation. Info: www.lonsdalequay.com.
Waterfront Tour: Join Shipyard Sal for a free walking tour of the historic Burrard Dry Dock shipyard Wednesdays-Saturdays, 1: 30-3 p.m. until Sept. 1. Meet at the corner of Carrie Cates Court and Lonsdale Avenue, North Vancouver. Info: 604-990-3700, ext. 8008.
Mountaineer with Molly: Learn about mountaineering's past Sundays, 1-4 p.m. until Sept. 2 at Lynn Canyon Park, 3663 Park Rd., North Vancouver.
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 the office, 3158 Mountain Hwy., North Vancouver. Call 604-985-5371 for pick up.
- compiled by Debbie Caldwell Email information for your nonprofit, by donation or nominal fee event to firstname.lastname@example.org.