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Put the flags out

Maya Bennett shows her Bill Reid-inspired banner design for Artists for Kids.

Food calendar

FeastVan: Sample an array of restaurants in East Vancouver until Feb. 5 and enjoy a selection of specially priced three-course meals. Lunch menus are approximately $20-$25 and dinner $30-$35.

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The Inspirational Life of Africa's First Female Pilot: Author Kucki Low will discuss her memoir titled This is Kucki Your Pilot Speaking Tuesday, Jan. 24, 7-8: 30 p.m. at Parkgate library, 3675 Banff Court, North Vancouver. Free.

Municipal affairs

District of North Vancouver Regular council meeting, Monday, Jan. 23, 7 p.m. www.dnv.org Closed meeting decision: - Mount Seymour Parkway improvement project. Reports: - Solid waste removal bylaw. - Traffic calming policy.

Win Ice Pilots prize pack from Douglas & McIntyre

Michael Vlessides' new book The Ice Pilots is based on the reality TV series now airing on History Channel and Global TV which follows a group of pilots in Yellowknife flying WWII-era propeller planes year-round in the Canadian North.

Young artist of the week

Art teacher: Barbara WongChan and Caroline Brook Favourite art: Painting Favourite artist: Ross Penhall Her teacher writes: Nina is a talented young artist who has been drawing ever since she could grasp a pencil.

Jump for joy

Grace, 12, and George Owen, 3, get airborne Saturday at Boulevard Park in North Vancouver after the first snowfall of the year at lower elevations. Tobogganers and boarders improvised some moguls in order to add some thrills to their rides.
Photos: Snow day

Photos: Snow day

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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.

Calendar

GALLERIES Artemis Gallery: 104C-4390 Gallant Ave., North Vancouver. Hours: Tuesday-Sunday, 12: 305 p.m. Info: 604-929-4354 or artemisinthecove@gmail.com. Artists for Kids Gallery: 810 West 21st St., North Vancouver.