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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.

Buy an Extra Helping to feed hungry families

TOMORROW is the final day for donating to the Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society through Loblaw's Extra Helping National Holiday Food Drive. Collectively, Loblaw banner stores across Canada are aiming to raise $1.2 million and 1.

Holiday happenings

Charity Tree Lot: Aunt Leah's will be selling Christmas trees at St. John the Evangelist Anglican Church, 220 West Eighth St., North Vancouver. Hours: Monday-Thursday, 1-9 p.m. and Friday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m.

Young artist of the week

Favourite art: drawing and painting Favourite artist: Group of Seven Her teacher writes: Kimya is an extremely creative and talented artist. Her strong use of colour and unique composition skills are prevalent in every work she creates.

Holiday Events

CAROL SHIP CELEBRATIONS Saturday, Dec 17 . 8pm Enjoy crafts, concession, and a bonfire while watching the parade of decorated carol ships at Panorama Park in Deep Cove. Please bring a donation in support of the Christmas Bureau and Harvest Project.

Jingle all

Santa joins runners in Capilano elementarys first annual Jingle Jog, a two-kilometre family fun run on Saturday that raised funds for the Harvest Project.

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