Canadian Federation of University Women - West Vancouver Branch: The CFUW is an organization committed to promoting education, improving women's status and human rights as well as offering fellowship and professional contacts. Meetings are every third Monday, 7 p.m. at St. Stephen's Anglican Church, 885 22nd St., West Vancouver. Geri Boyle, manager of community planning at the District of West Vancouver will present the official community plan at the Jan. 16 meeting. New members welcome. Info: 604-925-8445 or www.cfuwnvwv.vcn.bc.ca.
The Heavens in their Wholeness are Within Us - The Cosmic Psychology of the Renaissance: As part of Capilano University's Capilano Universe lecture series, Leonard George of the psychology department will give a free presentation Tuesday, Jan. 17, 7-8: 45 p.m. at Lynn Valley library, 1277 Lynn Valley Rd., North Vancouver. George will discuss one of the leading lights of the Italian Renaissance, Marsilio Ficino. Info: www.capilanou.ca/ universe.
CoolDrinks, a casual monthly gathering to connect and inspire community members interested in taking action on climate change will host a meeting on the state of the electric/
hybrid vehicle industry Tuesday, Jan. 17, 7-9 p.m. at Le Bistro Chez Michel, 224 West Esplanade, North Vancouver. Fee: $10, which includes appetizers. Registration: registration@ coolnorthshore.ca.
Digital Photography: Learn how to master your digital SLR camera Jan. 17 and 19, 7-9: 30 p.m. at the Ferry Building Gallery, 1414 Argyle Ave., West Vancouver. Fee: $60. Registration: 604-925-7270. Info: www.ferrybuildinggallery.com.
Paperless Reading - How to Use Library E-books: Learn how to search for and check out e-books from the library's collection at a free information session Jan. 17, 7-8: 30 p.m. at the North Vancouver City Library, 120 West 14th St. Info: www.nvcl.ca.
Learn to Speak with Confidence: Author Jim Francis will lead a workshop on overcoming fear of public speaking Wednesday, Jan. 18, 7-8: 45 p.m. at Lynn Valley library, 1277 Lynn Valley Rd., North Vancouver. Free. Registration required: 6049840286, ext. 8144.
Local Author Series: Young adult author Eileen Cook will read from Unravelling Isobel Wednesday, Jan. 18, 7 p.m. at the North Vancouver City Library, 120 West 14th St. A question and answer period will follow the reading. Free. Info: www.nvcl. ca or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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