Ultimate Traveller Series - In the Footsteps of the Incas: Cultural travel photographer Peter Langer will hold presentations on Peru and Bolivia Wednesdays, Oct. 31 and Nov. 7, 7 p.m. at the Ferry Building Gallery, 1414 Argyle Ave., West Vancouver. Fee: $15 per session. Registration and info: 604-925-7290.
Getting Started with Library to Go eBooks: Nov. 1, 2 p.m., Computer Training Room, West Vancouver Memorial Library, 1950 Marine Dr., West Vancouver. Info: westvanlibrary.ca or 604925-7405.
Investment Workshop: David Parfitt from Capilano Investment Club will demonstrate how to make wise and informed investment decisions. Thursday, Nov. 1, 78: 30 p.m., North Vancouver City Library. Free, no registration required. Info: nvcl.ca.
A Passport to . . . Spain! Fundraising event for West Vancouver Memorial Library, featuring tapas, flamenco, wine bar and fashion show. Friday, Nov. 2, 7: 30-10: 30 p.m. at the West Vancouver Memorial Library, 1950 Marine Dr., West Vancouver. Tickets: $125. Info: westvanlibrary.ca or 604-9257425.
Clean up the Community: Help pick up garbage on and around Argyle, Fredrick, Fromme, Croft and Baird roads as well as Wellington Drive. Meet at Les Wilson Memorial Field at Argyle Secondary Saturday, Nov. 3 at 1 p.m. Garbage bags, gloves and hand sanitizer provided.
Treasure Chest of Hope: Soroptimist International of North and West Vancouver's 12th annual gala in support of the North Shore Schizophrenia Society takes place Saturday, Nov. 3 at the Hollyburn Country Club, 950 Cross Creek Rd., West Vancouver. Tickets are $75. Ticket purchase and info: 604-980-0108 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Elegant Flea Market: Sale will feature jewelry, hardware, antiques, linens and electronics Saturday, Nov. 3, 8: 30 a.m.-3: 30 p.m. at the West Van United Church, 2062 Esquimalt Ave., West Vancouver.
November is National Novel Writing Month: Want to write a novel? Come to the West Vancouver Memorial Library and write like the wind, with the goal of completing 50,000 words by Nov. 30. Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays in November, 1-5 p.m., Elizabeth Musto Room at the West Vancouver Memorial Library, 1950 Marine Dr., West Vancouver. Info: westvanlibrary. ca.
Mary Novik: National Novel Writing Month Writer in Residence: Join the prizewinning author of Conceit for a 30-minute consultation Nov. 3, 4, 8 and 10, 10 a.m.1 p.m. at the West Vancouver Memorial Library, 1950 Marine Dr., West Vancouver. Info: westvanlibrary.ca. Registration: 604-925-7403.
Introduction to Meetup: Learn how to find groups in your community where you can meet other people who share similar interests, from hiking to starting a business. Thursday, Nov. 1, 3-4 p.m. and Thursday, Nov. 15 from 3: 30-4: 30 p.m. at North Vancouver District Public Library, Parkgate Branch, 3675 Banff Court. Info: nvdpl.ca.
Lions Gate Gogos present Kazuri Jewelry: Sale of Kazuri jewelry Saturday, Nov. 4, 2-4: 30 p.m. at Molly Nye House, 940 Lynn Valley Rd., North Vancouver. Proceeds will go to the Stephen Lewis Foundation, Grandmothers to Grandmothers Campaign. Info: email@example.com. Cash or cheques only.
St. Thomas Aquinas Craft Fair: Sunday, Nov. 4, 10 a.m.4 p.m. at the school, 541 West Keith Rd., North Vancouver.
Parenting Lecture Series: Parenting expert Christopher Burt will give a series of lectures about issues that affect parents of preschool, elementary and teenage children. The Problem With Discipline (Teens) will take place Wednesday, Nov. 7 at 7 p.m. at the North Shore Jewish Community Centre, 1305 Taylor Way, West Vancouver. Admission: $35 per couple, $20 per person. Info and registration: 604-925-6488 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Campaign: The shoebox campaign invites the community to fill a shoebox with small gift items for needy children in other countries. Boxes can include small toys, art/craft items, toiletries, games etc. North Shore Alliance Church at 201 East 23rd St., North Vancouver will serve as a distribution and collection hub for the North Shore for this year's campaign. Collections will take place until Nov. 25. Info: 604-985-7155, mbasmit@telus. net or samaritanspurse.ca.
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