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November is National Novel Writing Month: Want to write a novel? Come to the West Vancouver Memorial Library and write like the wind, with the goal of completing 50,000 words by Nov. 30. Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays in November, 1-5 p.m.

November is National Novel Writing Month: Want to write a novel? Come to the West Vancouver Memorial Library and write like the wind, with the goal of completing 50,000 words by Nov. 30. Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays in November, 1-5 p.m., Elizabeth Musto Room at the West Vancouver Memorial Library, 1950 Marine Dr., West Vancouver. Info: westvanlibrary.ca.

Parenting Lecture Series: Parenting expert Christopher Burt will give a series of lectures about issues that affect parents of preschool, elementary and teenage children. The Problem With Discipline (Teens) will take place Wednesday, Nov. 7 at 7 p.m. at the North Shore Jewish Community Centre, 1305 Taylor Way, West Vancouver. Admission: $35 per couple, $20 per person. Info and registration: 604-925-6488 or office@harel.org.

Canadian Federation of University Women - North Vancouver: Canadian filmmaker Alison MacLean will recount her observations of Afghani and Canadian women in war-torn Kandahar Province at the club's meeting Thursday, Nov. 8, 7 p.m. at the Royal Canadian Legion, 123 West 15th St., North Vancouver. Info: 604-980-2167 or cfuwnvwv.vcn.bc.ca.

Mary Novik: National Novel Writing Month Writer in Residence: Join the prizewinning author of Conceit for a 30-minute consultation Nov. 8 and 10, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the West Vancouver Memorial Library, 1950 Marine Dr., West Vancouver. Info: westvanlibrary.ca. Registration: 604-925-7403.

Project Waterfront - North Van Design Jam Event: A community discussion about Lot 5 Thursday, Nov. 8, 79 p.m. at John Braithwaite Community Centre, 145 West First St., North Vancouver. Info: nvuf.org/designjam/ or 604-971-0975.

Scam and Fraud Prevention: A free workshop to learn how to protect yourself and your family from various types of fraud, scams and identity theft Thursday, Nov. 8, 7-8: 30 p.m. at North Vancouver City Library, 120 West 14th St. Info: nvcl.ca.

Choral Foundations: A workshop covering tips, techniques and exercises for breathing, pronunciation, pitch and tonal corrections Saturday, Nov. 10, 1-5 p.m. at Lynn Valley United Church, 3201 Mountain Hwy., North Vancouver. Registration is by a suggested donation of $25 with all proceeds going to Musicians Without Borders.

Dog Adoptions: Dogway Dog Rescue Society will host an adoption day Saturday, Nov. 10, 11 a.m.-1: 30 p.m. at End of the Line General Store, 4193 Lynn Valley Rd., North Vancouver. See some of the dogs that are currently up for adoption. Info: dogwaydogrescue.org.

Rummage and Bake Sale: Kiwanis Towers Social Club will hold a rummage and bake sale Saturday, Nov. 10, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at 170 West 2nd St., North Vancouver. Proceeds support seniors' activities at Kiwanis Towers.

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