St. Patrick's Day: To celebrate, the Eire Born Irish Dance Society will perform Sunday, March 17, 1: 302: 30 p.m. at Lonsdale Quay Market, 123 Carrie Cates Court, North Vancouver. From noon to 3 p.m. there will be kids' face-painting, balloon twisting and lucky leprechauns will be handing out chocolate gold coins. There will also be a special preview performance of the Vancouver International Dance Festival at 3 p.m. with Kokoro Dance. For more information please visit lonsdalequay.com.
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, March 19, 9: 3010: 30 a.m. at 1277 Lynn Valley Rd., North Vancouver. Check nvdpl.ca for updates as dates and times may be subject to change.
Norouz Fire Festival: A Persian celebration for the arrival of spring will take place Tuesday, March 19, 4-11 p.m. at Ambleside Park, West Vancouver. Participants leap over the flames hoping to attain happiness and enlightenment throughout the coming year. Live entertainment will also be provided, including three local Persian bands, professional dancers and musicians. Admission: $5. For more information, please visit iccofbc.com.
ParticipACTION's Bring Back Play Funmobile will visit Lonsdale Quay Tuesday, March 19, 2-5 p.m. at 123 Carrie Cates Court, North Vancouver. There will be a truckful of fun games, activities and giveaways to encourage kids to get out and move, while educating parents on the importance of play. For more information please visit healthyfamiliesbc.ca/bring-backplay or ParticipACTION. com/bringbackplay.
Effective Job Search Strategies for Newcomers: North Vancouver City Library is offering a free workshop for internationally trained new Canadians Wednesday, March 20, 1: 30-3: 30 p.m. at 120 West 14th St., North Vancouver. For more information, please visit nvcl.ca or call them at 604-998-3450.
Tech Connect - Genealogy Resources: Learn about Ancestry: Library Edition and start discovering your family tree Wednesday, March 20, 78: 30 p.m. at North Vancouver City Library, 120 West 14th St. Drop-in. For more information, please visit nvcl.ca.
The Ultimate Traveller - European Journeys: A travel talk accompanied by photographs with world traveller Peter Langer Wednesday, March 20, 7 p.m. at the Ferry Building Gallery, 1414 Argyle Ave., West Vancouver. The topic is called Impressions of Malta and will cost approximately $15 a session. To register, please call 604925-7270.
EUCCA AGM: The Edgemont and Upper Capilano Community Association will hold its annual general meeting Thursday, March 21, 79 p.m. at Capilano library, 3045 Highland Blvd., North Vancouver. Highlights will include updates/presentations by Turning Point Society, Canfield Edgemont Senior Living and the Edgemont Village local area plan refresh.
The BC Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (BCSPCA) West Vancouver branch will hold its annual general meeting Thursday, March 21, 5 p.m. at the West Vancouver SPCA Animal Shelter, 1020 Marine Dr.
Join Jane: Drop in to Lynn Valley library's fireplace area for informal one-on-one chats with North Vancouver-Seymour MLA Jane Thorn-thwaite Thursday, March 21, 10-11 a.m. at 1277 Lynn Valley Rd., North Vancouver.
Technology Class: E-book and e-reader help Thursday, March 21 from 10 a.m. to noon at the West Vancouver Memorial Library, 1950 Marine Dr. For more information, please visit westvanlibrary.ca or call their information desk at 604-925-7403.
The West Vancouver Historical Society will hold a general meeting Thursday, March 21, 7: 45 p.m. at the West Vancouver Seniors' Activity Centre, 695 21st St. Bill Millerd, artistic managing director of the Arts Club Theatre, will speak on West Vancouver canneries and Vancouver theatre.