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Fall sees changes at Maplewood

SLOWLY, the seasons come and go, bringing wonderful opportunities to enjoy what is often termed, the "miracle of migration.

Festival 2011 site map

MAIN STAGE Noon-12: 45pm Holly Arntzen & Kevin Wright - Folk singers 12: 45 - 1: 15pm Bollywood Dancers 1: 20pm . Opening Ceremonies .

Food calendar

Passions: The annual fundraising gala in support of the Dr. Peter AIDS Foundation takes place Sunday, Sept. 11, 6-9 p.m. at the Dr Peter Centre, 1110 Comox St., Vancouver.

What's going on

The Ambleside Orchestra rehearses Wednesdays, 3: 30-5: 30 p.m. at Highlands United Church, 3255 Edgemont Blvd., North Vancouver under the direction of Nicolas Krusek. There are opportunities for string players.

Hole in one scores big

IT was quite a day for North Vancouver mortgage broker Alan Brown. On July 13 at the annual Macdonald Realty Summer Classic, Brown won $10,000 by getting a hole in one. It happened on the par-3 17th hole of Green Acres Golf Club in Richmond.

United Way funds kids' programs

THE United Way of the Lower Mainland has committed to helping out after-school programs on the North Shore over the next three years.

Kids' stuff

A Capella Chorus: Choirs for children ages eight-12 and youth 13-18 are looking for new members. Learn songs from Africa, raise money for Education Without Borders, perform outreach concerts for the elderly and make recordings.
PHOTOS: Antique Car Show

PHOTOS: Antique Car Show

Calling blackberry pickers

EVERY year around this time you start to see scratched and disheveled souls, margarine tubs in hand, clawing their way through the brambly thickets along roadsides throughout the Lower Mainland.
Going local at Feast of Fields

Going local at Feast of Fields

WHILE the TV show Portlandia is a satire - skewering the bike-riding, coffeeslurping, granolaloving urbanites six hours south of us - it also strikes a chord of familiarity here in hippie Vancouver.