AMBLESIDE ORCHESTRA rehearses Wednesdays, 3:15-5:30 p.m. at Highlands United Church, 3255 Edgemont Blvd., North Vancouver. Intermediate level of musicianship required. Bring a music stand. David, 604-922-1035.
CAROUN PHOTO CLUB
Meetings are held the third Wednesday of every month, 7-9 p.m. at the Silk Purse Arts Centre, 1570 Argyle Ave., West Vancouver. Visitors are welcome. carounphotoclub. com
CIRCLE DANCE Learn easy dances with music and steps from many traditions the second Wednesday of each month, 7-9 p.m. (arrive 6:45 p.m.). Admission by donation. Registration and location: Wendy Anne, 604-988-3522.
DARE TO BE HEARD presented by the North Shore Writers Association, meets the first Wednesday of every month, 7-9 p.m. at Mollie Nye House, 940 Lynn Valley Rd., North Vancouver. The association invites writers of all genres, fiction and non-fiction, to read their work in a friendly, comfortable atmosphere and to listen to other writers share their work and talk about the writing process. Readers are invited to attend to get to know established and new local writers. Free for members and non-members by donation.
DEEP COVE LADIES' LIONS CLUB meets at 6:30 p.m. on the second and last Wednesday of each month at Lions Garey Ham Court, 936 Bowron Court, North Vancouver. New members are welcome. Sally Scott, 604-924-1923.
THE DUTCH KOFFIECLUB meets the third Wednesday of every month, 10 a.m. to noon at the food court, Park Royal, south mall, West Vancouver. Meet new people and keep up your Dutch language or improve it. The club welcomes Flemish and South African people also. Used Dutch magazines and books will be available. Henk, 604-987-4978 Nel, 604-987-6879.
ESL BOOK CLUB A free club to read and talk about Canadian novels Wednesdays, 10:30-11:30 a.m. at the West Vancouver Memorial Library, 1950 Marine Dr. Registration required. 604-925-7403.
GLENEAGLES SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCE CLUB Experienced classes every Wednesday, 7:30-9:30 p.m. at Hollyburn elementary, 1329 Duchess Ave., West Vancouver. Simon, 604-925-9333.
NORTH SHORE CHAMBER ORCHESTRA meets Wednesdays, 7:30-9:30 p.m. at Sutherland Secondary, 1860 Sutherland Ave., North Vancouver and is looking for new string players (especially bass players). 604-980-3132 firstname.lastname@example.org NORTH SHORE CHORUS meets Wednesdays, 7:15-9:45 p.m., at Mount Seymour United Church, 1200 Parkgate Ave., North
Vancouver. New members are welcome. 604-985-2559 nschorus.com or email@example.com
NORTH SHORE TOASTMASTERS ADVANCED LEADERS meet every third Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon at Second Floor, 145 Chadwick Court, North Vancouver.
quayspeakers.com SING-ALONG WEDNESDAYS "Mr. Music" Peter Vanderhorst will play the piano to lead a sing along of favourite songs the first Wednesday of every month, 10 a.m.- noon at the Silk Purse Arts Centre, 1570 Argyle Ave., West Vancouver. Song books will be provided. Drop-in fee: $5 at the door. 604-925-7292 silkpurse.ca
SOROPTIMIST INTERNATIONAL OF NORTH AND WEST VANCOUVER, a volunteer service organization for business and professional women, meets on the second Wednesday of each month, September to June, 7 p.m. Guests are welcome. 604-980-0108 firstname.lastname@example.org SPEAKERHUB
TOASTMASTERS meets every Wednesday, 5:45-7:15 p.m. in the Education Centre at St. Andrews United Church, 1044 St. Georges Ave., North Vancouver. The organization is dedicated to help others improve their public speaking and leadership skills in a friendly supportive environment. Guests are welcome. email@example.com Thursdays BINGO: Every Thursday, 6-10 p.m. at the North Shore Alano Club, 176 East Second St., North Vancouver. 604-987-4141
BYOV (BRING YOUR OWN VOICE) COMMUNITY CHOIR is now accepting registrations. Rehearsals are Thursdays, 7:30-9:30 p.m. at Lynn Valley United Church, 3201 Mountain Hwy., North Vancouver. The choir sings all kinds of music and emphasizes singing for the joy and love of singing. 604-987-2114 lynnvalleychurch.com
CANADIAN FEDERATION OF UNIVERSITY WOMEN The North Vancouver chapter of this national organization committed to improving women's status and human rights meets on the second Thursday of every month, September to May, 7 p.m. at the Royal Canadian Legion, 123 West 15th St., North Vancouver. 604-980-9076 cfuwnvwv. vcn.bc.ca CHANCEL CHOIR New members are invited to join the choir, which practises on Thursdays, 7:30-9:30 p.m. at St. Andrew's United Church, 1044 St. Georges Ave., North Vancouver. No experience necessary. 604-985-0408 st-andrewsunited.ca
COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS PROGRAM Make a newcomer feel more welcome in the community. North Shore Multicultural Society (207-123 East 15th St., North Vancouver) is looking for volunteers to participate in a variety of community events with newcomers. Recruitment is ongoing. 604-988-2931 firstname.lastname@example.org
COMMUNITY LUNCH Come and enjoy lunch with other people in the neighbourhood, Thursdays, noon to 1 p.m. Hosted by the Sharing Abundance Association at St. Andrew's United Church, 1044 St. Georges Ave., North Vancouver. Free, but donations are gratefully accepted. 604-985-0709 st-andrews-united.ca
CONTRACT BRIDGE Every Monday and Thursday, 12:30-3 p.m. in the Cedarview Room at Delbrook Community Centre, 600 West Queens Rd., North Vancouver. $1. 604-987-7529
MAKE CYCLING BETTER HUB - Your Cycling Connection meets the first Thursday of every month, 6-8 p.m. at the West Vancouver Memorial Library, 1950 Marine Dr. All are welcome to join this group to help improve local cycling facilities. bikehub.ca SALSA,
SWING, SOCIAL BALLROOM AND LATIN DANCING for couples and singles Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at John Braithwaite Community Centre, Thursdays and Saturdays at Anne Macdonald Studio and Fridays at Parkgate Community Centre. 604-985-6203
SWEET PEAS A free program offering nutrition and shopping help with guest speakers and group kitchen participation. Every second and fourth Friday, 3:45-5:45 p.m., at North Shore Neighbourhood House, 225 East Second St., North Vancouver.
Registration recommended. 604-686-6233 Compiled by Debbie Caldwell Email information for your non-profit, by donation or nominal fee event to email@example.com. Post online at nsnews.com/events.
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