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-PITCHIN.
50 Years of Living with the Great Bears: Hear from author, photographer and bear expert Charlie Russell Tuesday, April 23, 7: 30 p.m. at Chief Joe Mathias Centre, 100 Capilano Rd., North Vancouver. Russell has spent 50 years researching and living with grizzly bears, black bears and Kermode Spirit bears in B.C. and eastern Russia. Admission: $28.75/$23.75/$18.25. Tickets: ticketstonight.ca.
Big Bench Session: The Capilano Gateway Association will give a presentation on a proposed "community living room" Tuesday, April 23, 7-9 p.m. at Capilano Rugby Club, 305 Klahanie Court, West Vancouver. Keynote speakers will include Alan De Genova from the Vancouver Parks Board and Vincent Santacroce, lawyer and chair of Seymour Community Services Society. Info: capgatewayassoc@gmail. com or 604-985-5621.
One-on-One Computer Assistance: Sign up for 30 minutes of personalized help with the Internet, email, word processing, social media or an e-reader Thursday, April 25, 24 p.m. at Lynn Valley library, 1277 Lynn Valley Rd., North Vancouver. Registration required: 604-984-0286, ext. 8144. Info: nvdpl.ca.
Drop In, Log In, Learn: Free one-on-one tech tutorials for adult beginners Sundays, April 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.
One-on-One Computer Assistance: Sign up for 30 minutes of personalized help with the Internet, email, word processing, social media or an e-reader Tuesday, April 30, 2: 30-4: 30 p.m. at Parkgate library, 3675 Banff Court, North Vancouver. Registration required: 604929-3727. Info: nvdpl.ca.
Parenting Lecture Series: Parenting specialist Christopher Burt will give a series of lectures about issues that affect parents of preschool, elementary and teenage children. Troubled Teens - Difficult Conversations will take place Wednesday, May 22, 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 email@example.com.
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 3158 Mountain Hwy., North Vancouver. Call 604985-5371 for pick-up.
Pitch Your Pennies for Good: The North Shore Community Resources Society is collecting pennies, rolled or not. They can be dropped off at the community resources office in Capilano Mall, 201-935 Marine Dr., North Vancouver. Info: 604985-7138.
Stamp Collection Fundraiser: The Order of the Eastern Star is collecting used postage stamps. Stamps can be dropped off at the reception desk at the North Shore News, 126 East 15th St., North Vancouver. The fraternal organization uses money from the sale of stamps to purchase medical supplies to make and provide dressings for cancer patients throughout the province.
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