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 Van. Visitors 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.
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.
DEEP COVE SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCE CLUB meets Tuesdays, 7-9 p.m., at Kenneth Gordon Maplewood School, 420 Seymour River Place, North Vancouver. New members welcome. First class free, nominal fee for subsequent classes. 604-929-8266.
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. 604-925-9333
LET'S TALK Develop your English skills while discussing current events Wednesdays, 7-8:30 p.m. at the West Vancouver Memorial Library, 1950 Marine Dr. Registration required. 604-925-7403
MEALS ON WHEELS needs volunteers on Monday, Wednesday or Friday mornings. 604-922-3414 northshoremealsonwheels.org
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 email@example.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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
WEDNESDAYS "Mr. Music" Peter Vanderhorst will play the piano to lead a sing along of favourite songs the first Wednesday of every month from 10 a.m. to noon at St. Stephen's Anglican Church, 885 22nd St., West Vancouver. Song books will be provided. Drop-in fee: $5 at the door.
SOROPTIMIST INTERNATIONAL OF NORTH AND WEST VANCOUVER A global women's organization that meets on the second Wednesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. from September to June.
Members work to improve the lives of women and girls through programs leading to social and economic empowerment. New members and guests welcome. 604-922-8342 email@example.com
SPEAKERHUB TOASTMASTERS meets every Wednesday, 6-7:45 p.m. in the Silver Harbour Seniors Centre, 144 E. 22nd St., North Vancouver. The organization is dedicated to help others improve their public speaking and leadership skills in a friendly supportive environment. Guests are welcome. speakerhub.ca
BETWEEN THE SHEETS This Deep Cove book club meets the first Thursday of every month from 7 to 9 p.m. Each member recommends a book and they take turns hosting discussions in their homes. New members welcome. Adele, 604-929-5621 firstname.lastname@example.org
BINGO: Every Thursday, 6-10 p.m. at the North Shore Alano Club, 176 East Second St., North Vancouver. 604-987-4141
BOOK LOVERS' ROUNDTABLE Come share your favourite books the last Thursday of every month, 3:30-4:30 p.m. at West Vancouver Memorial Library, 1950 Marine Dr. westvanlibrary.ca
BYOV (BRING YOUR OWN VOICE) COMMUNITY CHOIR rehearses Thursdays, 7:30-9:30 p.m. at Lynn Valley United Church, 3201 Mountain Hwy., North Vancouver. The choir sings a broad range of music with a focus on fun and the love of singing. $40 per term. 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 Van. No experience necessary. 604-985-0408 st-andrews-united.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 or email@example.com
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. Drop-in fee: $1. 604-987-7529
DADS' PARENTING: Westcoast Family Resources Society offers a free group on Thursdays, 6-8 p.m. 604-417-3407
DUPLICATE BRIDGE Every Tuesday and Thursday, 12:45-4 p.m. in the Cedarview Room at Delbrook Community Centre, 600 West Queens Rd., North Van. Drop-in fee: $2. 604-987-7529
DROP-IN FUN DARTS Play darts every Thursday, 7 p.m. at the Royal Canadian Legion #118, 123 West 15th St., North Vancouver. Free. 604-985-1115
EMPLOYMENT MENTORING PROGRAM Learn how you can encourage and inspire someone in your profession to fulfill their potential. North Shore Multicultural Society (207-123 East 15th St., North Van) is looking for volunteers to share their passion for their career. Recruitment is ongoing. 604-988-2931 firstname.lastname@example.org
ENGLISH CLASSES: Free English as a second language (ESL) classes are held Thursdays from 6:30-8 p.m. and Saturdays, 10:30 a.m.-noon at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 941 Lynn Valley Rd., North Van. 604-657-0908
FAMILY OF ORIGIN PARENTING Westcoast Family Resources Society North Shore offers a free group on Thursday mornings. 604-417-3406
GOSPEL CHOIR AT MOUNT SEYMOUR UNITED CHURCH Marcus Mosley leads a spirit raising gospel experience one Thursday per month at 7:30 p.m. and the choir sings at the service on the following Sunday at 1200 Parkgate Ave., North Vancouver. Check website for dates. All voices welcome. Music reading not required. mtseymourunited.com
JOYFUL NOISE CHOIR Sing with Mount Seymour United Church's weekly choir led by Dominique Hogan. Practices Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. and performances at worship Sunday mornings at 1200 Parkgate Ave., North Vancouver. New members are welcome. mtseymourunited.com
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. email@example.com bikehub.ca
MOUNT SEYMOUR UNITED CHURCH THRIFT SHOP is open Thursdays, 2-8 p.m. at 1200 Parkgate Ave., North Van. mtseymourunited.com
NEW CHAMBER CHOIR A new group is looking for experienced singers. Jennifer Stephanson leads 16 voices that explore repertoire from Byrd to Britten and beyond. Rehearsals are Mondays, 7-8:30 p.m. at St. Andrew's United Church, 1044 St. Georges Ave., North Vancouver. Dorothy Fairholm, 604-904-3620
NORTH SHORE NEEDLE ARTS GUILD meets the second Thursday of the month and offers instruction in all types of embroidery and beading at St. Martin's Anglican Church hall in North Vancouver. New members are welcome. 604-922-4032
NORTH SHORE SAFETY COUNCIL meets on the first Thursday of most months, noon-1:30 p.m. at Delbrook Community Centre, 600 West Queens Rd., North Vancouver. All are welcome who have an interest in pedestrian, cyclist, driver, sport and home safety. 604-983-6444, x7233 northshoresafetycouncil.ca
NORTH VANCOUVER COMMUNITY BAND meets Thursdays, 7:30-9:15 p.m. at Carson Graham secondary, 2145 Jones Ave., North Vancouver. All musicians are welcome to join this fun and friendly group which performs about 10 concerts a year. firstname.lastname@example.org
NORTH VANCOUVER NEWCOMERS' CLUB welcomes those who are new to the community as well as those who have experienced a change of status and are looking for a new social group. Walk the trails of North Vancouver and meet new people every Thursday at 9 a.m. at various locations. Irene, 604-988-8077
ST. MARTIN'S CHURCH CHOIR Choristers of all ages and abilities are invited to sing with St. Martin's Church choir, a traditional Anglican church at St. Georges Avenue and Windsor Street, North Vancouver. Rehearsals Thursday evenings. Choir sings at the 10 a.m. Sunday service. David Millard, 604-990-5289 Email information for your non-profi t, by donation or nominal fee event to email@example.com. For our online listings, go to nsnews.com, scroll to Community Events and click on Add Your Event.
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