5 things to do on the North Shore this weekend

God’s Lake, a piece of documentary theatre, is showing at Presentation House Theatre tonight through Sunday at 7:30 p.m. Through a series of powerful monologues, taken verbatim from the playwright’s interviews with community members of Gods Lake Narrows in Manitoba, the play explores the strength and resilience of people living in a remote community following terrible tragedy. Tickets: $18-$30

Vocal wonder Steve Maddock returns to Jazz Vespers at St. Andrew’s United Church in North Vancouver on Sunday from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Maddock is joined by Sharon Minemoto (pianist), André Lachance (bass), and Craig Scott (drums).

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Grouse Mountain Resort is set for 24 Hours of Winter this weekend, with special activities such as all-night skiing, snowboarding and ice skating, snowshoe tours, a torch parade, and more scheduled for the event, which runs starting at 8 a.m. on Saturday and goes until 10 p.m. on Sunday.

You can show your support for the Seymour Art Gallery with Jazz in the Gallery Sunday from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Local jazz group Haig & Friends – a quartet inspired by Miles Davis, Charlie Parker and Art Blakey – will perform jazz standards. Tickets: $20

The majority of businesses in Edgemont Village have voluntarily agreed to ditch single-use plastic bags by March 1. A launch event for the initiative is set for tonight from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Highlands United Church in North Vancouver, featuring a short documentary film screening, expert speakers and wine and hors d’oeuvres, with proceeds going to helping Edgemont businesses move away from offering plastic bags. Tickets: $10


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