Holiday Hi-Light Festival: Park & Tilford will have a display of more than 50,000 lights at the community gardens until Dec. 31 at 333 Brooksbank Ave., North Vancouver. Donations will be collected at the garden entrance with net proceeds going to the Kiwanis Club.
Canyon Lights: View hundreds of thousands of lights throughout the park, across the bridge and treetops adventure at Capilano Suspension Bridge, 3735 Capilano Rd., North Vancouver until Jan. 1, 5-9 p.m. There will also be gingerbread cookie decorating and sing-a-long carols with a Christmas band. Admission: $50 for a family (two adults, two children), $25 for adults and $5 for children ages six-12. Proceeds from admission will be donated to the B.C. Professional Fire Fighters' Burn Fund. Info: www.capbridge. com or 604-985-7474.
Festival of Lights: A display of 1.4 million lights at VanDusen Botanical Garden, 5251 Oak St., Vancouver will take place every evening until Jan. 2, 4: 30-9 p.m. Admission: $31 for a family (two adults, two children age 18 and under)/$13.50/$10/$7.50. Tickets: www.ticketstonight. ca, at the garden shop or at the gate. Info: 604-257-8335 or www.vandusengarden.org.
Village Tree Festival: Over 30 decorated trees will be on display until Jan. 2 near the Taphouse at Park Royal Village. The public is encouraged to vote for the best tree.
Christmas by the Sea - Parade of Trees: The North Vancouver Chamber will host an inaugural display of 30 decorated trees until Jan. 7 at Shipbuilders' Square, 138 Victory Ship Way, North Vancouver. Proceeds from the event will go towards the Harvest Project and Hollyburn Family Services - Youth Safe House.
Dundarave Festival of Lights: View a forest of decorated trees until Jan. 7 at Dundarave Beach in West Vancouver and make donations to support Lookout Emergency Aid Society's North Shore shelter. On Saturday evenings there will be free family concerts. Info: www.dundaravefestival.com.
Winter Gift Gallery: The Seymour Art Gallery will be selling a selection of holiday gifts by local artists until Jan. 8, 10 a.m.5 p.m. at 4360 Gallant Ave., North Vancouver. Info: 604-924-1378 or www.seymourartgallery.com.
Holiday Hours at the North Vancouver District Public Libraries: All branches will be closed Jan. 1 and 2. Info: www. nvdpl.ca.
North Vancouver City Library Christmas Hours: The library will be closed Jan. 1. Info: www.nvcl.ca.
West Vancouver Memorial Library Holiday Hours: The library will be closed Jan. 1. From Dec. 27-31 it will be open from 1 to 5 p.m. For more information go to www. westvanlibrary.ca.
Boxing Week Recycling Event: Recycle beyond the blue box at the North Shore's second annual recycling event Saturday, Dec. 31, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at 1493 Dominion St., North Vancouver. Accepted items: Styrofoam, soft plastic wrap and bags, gift wrap and packaging. Drop-off fee: $6. All proceeds will be donated to the North Shore Black Bear Society. Info: www.wcsrecycling.com.
Family First Night: Celebrate the New Year with family Saturday, Dec. 31, 6-9 p.m. at Mount Seymour's Enquist Lodge and SnowPlay Park, North Vancouver. There will be family friendly activities with a fire, treats and an early New Year's countdown. The tubing and tobogganing park will be open. For more information go to www.mountseymour.com/ events.
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