Pitch-In BC: Registration is now open to get involved with this year's campaign to pick up litter in the community from April 21 to 27. Registration: pitch-in.ca or 1-877-PITCH-IN. Groups wanting to receive free Pitch-In week bags for their project must register by March 15.
Carving Connections Legacy Pole: The story of Gwaii Haanas is being carved into an ancient red cedar to celebrate the unique relationship between the Haida Nation and the Government of Canada. Carver Jaalen Edenshaw will explain how his design represents the connections between the land, sea and people of Haida Gwaii Sunday, March 3, 2 p.m. at the West Vancouver Memorial Library, 1950 Marine Dr.
International Women's Day: Celebrate the achievements of all women around the world Sunday, March 3, 2 p.m. at the West Vancouver Community Centre, 2121 Marine Dr. Naomi Yamamoto, Homa Mojiri, Dee Dhaliwal, Alicja Tesorowski and Sara Eftekhar will share their stories of how they reached their goals and became successful. Registration: 604-696-1121 or email@example.com.
Daughters and Sons of God: Sue Mosteller, a sister of St. Joseph, workshop and retreat leader and also an author will give a presentation March 46, 7: 30 p.m. at St. Anthony's Parish, 2347 Inglewood Ave., West Vancouver. Info: 604926-6881.
Learning to Eat Healthy: Author and energy coach Deborah Rossouw will host two free events on improving eating habits. Alive on Raw will take place Wednesday, March 6, 7-8: 30 p.m. at Lynn Valley library, 1277 Lynn Valley Rd., North Vancouver. Registration required: 604-984-0286, ext. 8144. Emotional Eating will take place Thursday, March 14, 7-8: 30 p.m. at Capilano library, 3045 Highland Blvd., North Vancouver. Registration required: 604-987-4471, ext. 8175.
North Shore Pro Life Society will hold an annual general meeting Wednesday, March 6, 7 p.m. at St. Thomas Aquinas school, 541 West Keith Rd., North Vancouver. Speaker James Borowski, president of Signal Hill will give a presentation.
The Ultimate Traveller - European Journeys: A series of travel talks accompanied by photographs with world traveller Peter Langer Wednesdays, 7 p.m. at the Ferry Building Gallery, 1414 Argyle Ave., West Vancouver. Schedule: Impressions of the Balkans, March 6; Impressions of Turkey, March 13 and Impressions of Malta, March 20. Fee: $15 per session. Registration: 604-925-7270.
Gleneagles 10th Anniversary: In celebration of their anniversary, Glenagles Community Centre will have a week of fun and activities until March 8 at 6262 Marine Dr., West Vancouver. Schedule: March 7, 56: 30 p.m., Rockridge Zone Choral Concert and March 8, 5: 30-8 p.m., Family Fun Night Birthday Celebrations. Info: westvancouver.ca/
Andrew Weaver, University of Victoria climate scientist, author and Green Party candidate for Victoria, will speak Saturday, March 9 at 7: 30 p.m. The Oak Bay Gordon Head BC Green Party Constituency Association will host the event in the North Shore Unitarian Church, 370 Mathers Ave., West Vancouver. Reserve seats: firstname.lastname@example.org or 604 986 3843.
Capilano University Bosa Centre for Film and Animation will hold its annual Open House Saturday, March 9, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at 2055 Purcell Way, North Vancouver. See all of their film and animation programs in action and speak to students and faculty. Info: 604-990-7868 or email@example.com.
Historical Fashion Show and Tea: In celebration of its centennial North Lonsdale United Church will host this event Saturday, March 9, 24: 30 p.m. at 3380 Lonsdale Ave., North Vancouver. Fashion historian Ivan Sayers will give an informative take on style. Admission: $25. Tickets: call 604-985-4911 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Star Treatment: The annual Seycove auction and dance fundraiser will take place Saturday, March 9 from 6: 30 p.m. to midnight at Parkgate Community Centre, 3625 Banff Court, North Vancouver. This year's theme is "Celebrities in the Cove" and guests are invited to come dressed as their favourite celebrity. Admission: $47. Tickets: seycoveauction. org.
Clearing Clutter: An introductory workshop with clutter specialist Carrie Koehnline Sunday, March 10, 1: 15-4: 30 p.m. at North Shore Unitarian Church, 370 Mathers Ave., West Vancouver. Get fresh perspectives, tools and information. Fee: $20. Registration: 604-926-1621 or email@example.com.
Drop In, Log In, Learn: Free one-on-one tech tutorials for adult beginners Sundays, March 10, 24, April 14, 28, May 12 and 26, 1: 15-2: 15 p.m. at North Vancouver City Library, 120 West 14th St. Tech-savvy teens will help with questions about computers, mobile phones, PDAs and other high-tech devices. Info: nvcl.ca.
Waisted Efforts - Dressing the Edwardian Woman Circa 1900: Fashion historian Ivan Sayers will educate and entertain as he dresses a woman from top to bottom in clothing from the early 1900s Sunday, March 10, 3-4: 30 p.m. at West Vancouver Memorial Library, 1950 Marine Dr. Info: westvanlibrary.ca.
Author Reading: Robert Janning will read from his recently self-published first book Westcoast Reign: The British Columbia Soccer Championships, 1892-1905 Wednesday, March 27, 7: 30 p.m. at West Vancouver Memorial Library, 1950 Marine Dr.
- compiled by Debbie Caldwell
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