UBC Law Students' Legal Advice Program: Low income individuals can seek free legal advice at clinics at the North Shore Neighbourhood House, 225 East Second St., North Vancouver. It 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 August 17. To book an appointment call 6048225791.
Learn to Fish Program: The Freshwater Fisheries Society of B.C. will offer classes for families every Sunday (excluding July 1) until August 19, from 10 a.m. to noon at Rice Lake in the Lower Seymour Conservation Reserve, in North Vancouver. Learn techniques, etiquette and basic fish biology. Gear will be provided. Participation is by donation. Registration required: 604-504-4716. Info: www.gofishbc.com.
CoolDrinks: A casual gathering to connect and inspire community members interested in taking action on climate change will meet Wednesday, June 27, 6: 30-9 p.m. at Cheers Restaurant, 125 East Second St., North Vancouver. Join Dr. Brian O'Connor, of Vancouver Coastal Health, for discussions about reducing greenhouse gases while working on long-term health objectives. Fee: $10 (includes snacks). Registration: firstname.lastname@example.org. Info: www.coolnorthshore.ca.
A Drop-In Book Club will meet Wednesday, June 27, 7-8: 30 p.m. for a discussion about The Imperfectionists at the North Vancouver City library, 120 West 14th St. Info: www.nvcl.ca or hschiller@cnv. org.
Sustainable Communities Series: A discussion with sustainability specialist Lawrence Frank about the impact of community design on health and environment Wednesday, June 27, 7: 30-9 p.m. at Lynn Valley library, 1277 Lynn Valley Rd., North Vancouver. Some discussion about the unique characteristics of North Vancouver will be addressed, including topography, accessibility and demographics. Info: www.lvca.ca or 604-808-1171.
Tag You're Knit: A knit-in and workshop for participants interested in building temporary public artworks (referred to as yarn bombing) will take place Wednesday, June 27, 7-9 p.m. at CityScape Community Art Space, 335 Lonsdale Ave., North Vancouver. All levels and skills are invited to participate. Registration: 6049886844 or communications@ nvartscouncil.ca.
Idea Series: The Prescott and Wesgroup will hold a free interactive conversation with local specialists discussing topics relevant to life on the North Shore Thursday, June 28, 6-8 p.m. at The Prescott Pre-View Centre, 101-1133 Lonsdale Ave., North Vancouver. Registration recommended: www. theprescott.ca/events or 604-969-3333.
The Lynn Valley Community Association will hold its annual general meeting Thursday, June 28, 7: 30 p.m. (registration 7 p.m.) at Lynn Valley library, 1277 Lynn Valley Rd., North Vancouver. Strawberry Tea Fundraiser: The North Shore Hospice will host a tea and craft fair Saturday, June 30, 2-4 p.m. at 319 East 14th St., North Vancouver. Enjoy refreshments and scones with strawberries and cream, while listening to live entertainment by The North Shore Celtic Ensemble. Fee: $5. Local crafters will be selling their wares.
SummerFest - Dance Saturdays: Demonstrations and interactive dance lessons every Saturday, June 30-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.
Canada Day Celebration and Fireworks: Dress in the national colours of red and white to celebrate Canada's birthday Sunday, July 1, 2: 30-10: 30 p.m. at John Lawson Park, West Vancouver. There will be food vendors on site. A line up a live entertainment will perform all day with fireworks at 10: 30 p.m. Info: www. westvancouver.ca.
Lynn Valley Canada Day of Fun: A family event with kids activities such as a bouncy castle, face painting and crafts Sunday, July 1, noon-4: 30 p.m. at Lynn Valley Village Plaza, 1277 Lynn Valley Rd., North Vancouver. There will also be live entertainment, a farmers' market and a best Canadian attire contest. Info: www.lynnvalleyvillage.com.
North Shore Canada Day Parade and Breakfast: A parade will start at 13th Street and Grand Boulevard and proceed to Mahon Park, North Vancouver Sunday, July 1 at 9: 30 a.m. A pancake breakfast will be available prior to the parade from 8 to 9: 30 a.m. for $5. Info: www.northshoreparade.org or email@example.com.
North Vancouver Canada Day Celebrations: Celebrate Canada's 145th birthday, Sunday, July 1, noon-4 p.m. at Waterfront Park. All ages and cultural backgrounds are invited to enjoy this free event with entertainment, activities and performances. Info: www.northvancanadaday.com.
Summer Artisan Craft Fairs: Local artisans and crafters will display and sell their handcrafted items. Schedule: Sunday, July 1, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at Waterfront Park, 200-block West Esplanade, North Vancouver; and July 21-22 and August 18-19, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at Civic Plaza, 14th Street and Lonsdale Avenue, North Vancouver.
Computer Training - Introduction to Facebook: Learn how to set up a Facebook profile, add pictures, find friends and family, and control content and privacy settings Thursday, July 12, 11: 45 a.m.-12: 45 p.m. at Parkgate library, 3675 Banff Court, North Vancouver. No registration required. Info: 604-929-3727.
Dog Wash Fundraiser: The West Vancouver BC SPCA will hold a dog wash Sunday, July 29, 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.
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.
Pitch Your Pennies for Good: The public is asked to donate their discontinued pennies to the North Shore Community Resources Society to be donated to a good cause in the community. Pennies, rolled or not, can be dropped of at the community resources office in Capilano Mall, 201-935 Marine Dr., North Vancouver. Info: 604-985-7138.
Saving Lives One Penny at a Time: The Lions Gate Gogos, which supports the Stephen Lewis Foundation, have collected $7,127.51 in pennies since 2008 and would like the public's help to reach a goal of $10,000 before the penny is withdrawn from circulation. Donations can be dropped off until June 30 at: Seymour Art Gallery, Highlands Cleaners, The Red Tulip Gift Gallery, Village Fish Market and North Shore Smile. Info or pick-up: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Stamp Collection Fundraiser: Got any used postage stamps? Bring them in to the receptionist at the North Shore News, 126 East 15th St., North Vancouver. Collection is for the fraternal organization Order of the Eastern Star, which uses money from the sale of stamps to purchase medical supplies for cancer patients.
Computers at the Library: North and West Vancouver public libraries offer free ongoing computer classes. Info: www.nvdpl. ca, www.nvcl.ca or www.westvanlibrary.ca.
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