Lynn Valley's Got Talent: Submit an application and video to lynnvalley.com/lynnvalleysgottalent by Sept. 15 for a chance to participate in an upcoming talent show on Oct. 5 at Lynn Valley Village, North Vancouver.
The Pacific Spirit Choir is looking for new members. This year's season will include the Faure Requiem, Handel's Messiah and the St. John Passion by J.S. Bach, all accompanied by a professional orchestra. Rehearsals take place Wednesdays, 7:45-9:45 p.m. starting Sept. 11 at the West Vancouver United Church, 2062 Esquimalt Ave. Info: Gerald van Wyck, firstname.lastname@example.org, 604-808-5231 or pacificspiritchoir. com.
West Vancouver Youth Band will hold a new member information night Wednesday, Sept. 4, 7:30 p.m. at West Vancouver Community Centre 2121 Marine Drive. No experience necessary. Accepting all musicians ages nine to 19 for band and string. Two years experience is required for strings.
Info: westvanyouthband.ca or 604-922-7996.
Book Club Registration: All North Vancouver District Public Library branches have librarian led book clubs which run from September to May and have a small membership of 25 people per club. Registration for this year's clubs begins Thursday, Sept. 5 in person at each branch or by telephone. The clubs meet once a month on a specified day and time (see the posters in the library or online for the meeting days/times). Registration: Lynn Valley, 604-984-0286, ext. 8144 starting at 9 a.m.; Capilano, 604-987-4471, ext. 8176 starting at 10 a.m. and Parkgate, 604-929-3727 ext. 8168 starting at 10 a.m.
African Grandmothers' Tribunal: Join David Suzuki as the Stephen Lewis Foundation presents six grandmothers from across sub-Saharan Africa who give personal testimonies about the struggle to support communities devastated by HIV/AIDS Saturday, Sept. 7, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at UBC, 6265 Crescent Rd., Vancouver. Admission: $30. Tickets: ticketmaster.ca. Info: africangrandmotherstribunal.org.
DNV Fire Fighters' Car Wash for Health Care: Get your car washed by donation Saturday, Sept. 7, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at Denny's parking lot, 2050 Marine Dr., North Vancouver. Proceeds will go to the Chemotherapy Clinic at Lions Gate Hospital.
Parkgate's Family Day: Celebrate the end of summer and the birthday of the Parkgate Community Centre Saturday, Sept. 7, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at Parkgate Plaza, 3625 Banff Court, North Vancouver. There will be demonstrations of extreme mountain biking tricks, entertainment by children's musician Will Stroet, cupcakes, face painting, a balloon artist and Mount Seymour Lions Housing Society charity barbecue.
Harvest Marketplace: In conjunction with its Art in the Atrium exhibition, Holy Trinity Catholic Women's League will host a small sale with baked goods, garden produce, flowers, jams, jellies and more Sunday, Sept. 8, 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at Holy Trinity elementary, 128 West 27th St., North Vancouver.
Polish Cultural Festival: Enjoy an afternoon of music, dance, traditional Polish food and a special performance by Polonez Polish Folk Arts Ensemble from Edmonton on Sunday, Sept. 8, 1:30-6:30 p.m., Lynn Valley Village, 1255 Lynn Valley Road, North Vancouver.
Lifelong Learning for Adults and Seniors: Discover the secrets to lifelong learning Monday, Sept. 9, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the West Vancouver Memorial Library, 1950 Marine Dr. Info: 604-925-7400 or westvanlibrary.ca.
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