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MEC NORTH VANCOUVER RACE MEC and Sole Girls have teamed up for a five/10-kilometre run Sunday, Nov. 3, 9 a.m. at Inter River Park, North Vancouver. Five dollars from every entry goes to a scholarship program. $15. nicola.gildersleeve@mec.

MEC NORTH VANCOUVER RACE MEC and Sole Girls have teamed up for a five/10-kilometre run Sunday, Nov. 3, 9 a.m. at Inter River Park, North Vancouver. Five dollars from every entry goes to a scholarship program. $15. nicola.gildersleeve@mec.ca solegirls.org/events-mec mec.ca

ART OF HEALTHY LIVING Presentations on Meditation: The Path to Well-Being with Thomas Kefferputz. Advanced classes: Mondays, Nov. 4-

Dec. 23, 7:30-8:30 p.m. at the Music Box, 1564 Argyle Ave., West Vancouver. $80.

ferrybuildinggallery.com BOOK AND SCHOLARSHIP LAUNCH Alyson Jones will celebrate her 50th birthday with the release of her new book M.O.R.E.:

A New Philosophy for Exceptional Living Monday, Nov. 4, 6:30-9 p.m. at 1022 Gladstone Ave., North Vancouver. There will also be featured speakers and a scholarship announcement. Registration required. alysonjones.eventbrite.ca CAREGIVER SUPPORT will present a talk on medications for dementia care Tuesday, Nov. 5, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in Room 203 at Capilano Mall, 935 Marine Dr., North Vancouver. Dr. Kang will cover which medications are used and how; medication safety; and talking with your doctor. 604-982-3320 MEDITATION A deep

exploration of kirtan kriya meditation Wednesday, Nov. 6, 7-8:30 p.m. at Lynn Valley library, 1277 Lynn Valley Rd., North Vancouver. Experience greater mental clarity, heightened internal focus and a renewed sense of your own creativity and intuition. Registration required. 604-984-0286 x8144

MEDITATION FOR EVERYONE Practical classes Wednesdays, 7-8:30 p.m. starting Nov. 6 at John Braithwaite Community Centre, 145 West First St., North Vancouver. $10 per class or $40 for five classes. Registration required. meditateinvancouver.org

ALTITUDE WITH THE RIGHT ATTITUDE Natural Trekking will present information sessions on hiking at high altitude to Everest Base Camp Thursday, Nov. 7 and Wednesday, Nov. 20, 7-8:30 p.m. at Mountain Equipment Co-op, 212 Brooksbank Ave., North Vancouver. Free. RSVP. info@naturaltrekking.com

PEOPLE IN PAIN NETWORK will present an opportunity for people living with persistent pain, and their families and friends, to learn about communicating with each other through difficult times Saturday, Nov. 9 in the Tiffany Ballroom at Hilton Vancouver Metrotown, 6083 McKay Ave., Burnaby. There will be two sessions at 1 p.m. and

a third session at 3:30 p.m. $10/$5. pipain.com

RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS AND THE PSYCHOLOGY OF PAIN A free panel presentation with Dr. Jason Kur, rheumatologist, Dr. Judy Le Page, pain psychologist and Janet Pursell, occupational therapist Saturday, Nov. 9, 1-3 p.m. at Lions Gate Hospital, 231 East 15th St., North Vancouver. 604-714-5550 arthritis.ca

LOCAL VOLKSSPORT CLUB will host a noncompetitive five/10-kilometre walk in the Ambleside area of West Vancouver Sunday, Nov. 10 at 10 a.m. Free for new participants. 604-682-8390

POPPY RUN A run to create special memories for this year's Remembrance Day will take place Sunday, Nov. 10, 8 a.m. at Lumberman's Arch in Stanley Park, Vancouver. Choose from an eightkilometre hill race, a four-km cross country race or a fourkm fun walk. poppyrun.com Compiled by Debbie Caldwell Email listings@nsnews.com