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In the Community

MEC supports local bike project

THANKS to a grant from Mountain Equipment Co-op, the Vancouver Area Cycling Coalition has received $14,000 to develop a pocket map of North Shore cycling routes.

Christmas chorus

Lions Gate Sinfonia Orchestra and North Shore Chorus invite the public to two upcoming performances including a free, open rehearsal for their Christmas concert Mozart and Messiah, Thursday, Dec. 15, 7-8 p.m.

A passport to holiday fun

WANT to get in the spirit around your own city? For the first time, the Vancouver Christmas Passport has been created and provides details about Vancouver's favourite holiday attractions including VanDusen Botanical Garden's Festival of Lights, Bloed

Submit ideas for CityScape

ARTISTS interested in showing their work at CityScape Community Art Space next summer can now start submitting their exhibition proposals to the North Vancouver Community Arts Council.

Options for volunteers

THE FOLLOWING is a selection of volunteer opportunities from various community organizations, made available through Volunteer North Shore, a service of North Shore Community Resources Society.


The North Shore Girls Soccer Academy put cans of food to use as pylons in a dribbling exercise Friday before adding it to the 27 boxes of food donated to the Harvest Project and Quest Food Exchange.

Holiday happenings

Christmas Bureau Urgently Needs Sponsors: Over 100 low income families, including children and seniors who rely on the generosity of the community families at Christmas and throughout the year do not have sponsors this year.

Community bulletin board

Author Reading: The second instalment of North Vancouver City Library's local author series will take place Wednesday, Dec. 14, doors open at 6: 30 p.m. for refreshments and the program begins at 7 p.m. at 120 West 14th St.
The Clay Event

The Clay Event

Spanish style

Emily Wang (left), Ali Henderson, Yasamin Jamalian and Katie Ritchie rehearse a flamenco dance for the upcoming Anna Wyman School of Dance Arts' Winter Concert Saturday, Dec. 10 at Centennial Theatre. There is a matinee at 2 p.m.