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Playday at Delbrook: A parent and tot facilitator-led social time Tuesdays, 10: 15 a.m.-12: 15 p.m. at Delbrook Community Centre, 600 West Queens Rd., North Vancouver.

Playday at Delbrook: A parent and tot facilitator-led social time Tuesdays, 10: 15 a.m.-12: 15 p.m. at Delbrook Community Centre, 600 West Queens Rd., North Vancouver. Activities include craft projects, playtime with equipment, storytime and sing-alongs. Drop-in: $3. Info: 604-9877529 or northvanrec.com.

Reading Tails: Emma, a certified St. John Ambulance therapy dog will help kids read Wednesdays, 4-5 p.m. until Nov. 21 at the West Vancouver Memorial Library, 1950 Marine Dr. To register for a 20 minute appointment call 604-9257408.

Book Buddies is a program that matches children ages six to 10 with teen reading mentors. Weekly half-hour sessions will take place Tuesdays until Nov. 27 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Capilano library, 3045 Highland Blvd., North Vancouver. Big book buddies listen to their little buddies read, read aloud to them, help them choose books to take home and play literacy-based games. Registration: 604987-4471, ext. 8175. Teens looking to volunteer can find information on how to apply at nvdpl.ca/teens.

Where the Wild Things Are: Presentation House Theatre presents this stage version of Maurice Sendak's beloved children's book. Nov. 9-18, 7 p.m. Friday, 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, 333 Chesterfield Ave., North Vancouver. Tickets: $15. Info and tickets: 604-990-3474 or phtheathre.org.

Young Writers' Club is for kids in grades 5 to 12. Pack an afternoon snack, your favourite pen and notebook, and explore techniques like free-writing, role-playing and black-out poetry. Runs from 4-6 p.m. every second Wednesday of the month, starting Nov. 14 at Molly Nye House, 940 Lynn Valley Road, North Vancouver. $10 per session or $60 for eight sessions. Info and registration: Maggie Bolitho at ywc@shaw. ca or 778-338-4733.

Wii Tournament for Teens: North Vancouver CIty Library will host its fifth annual Wii Tournament on Saturday, Nov. 17 at 1 p.m. Online pre-registration required. Info: nvcl.ca or 604-998-3450.

Classic Fairy Tales Series: Puppeteer Mirjana Heath will bring to life classic fairy tales from around the world featuring memorable characters and enchanting music Saturday, Nov. 17, 10: 30 a.m. at the Silk Purse Arts Centre, 1570 Argyle Ave., West Vancouver. Tickets: $8/$5. Reservations: 604-9257292. Info: silkpurse.ca.

Young Naturalists' Club - Walk Like an Animal: Children ages five to 13 will learn how to spot animals that are hiding in the forest Sunday, Nov. 18, 1-2: 30 p.m. at Lynn Canyon Ecology Centre, 3663 Park Rd., North Vancouver. Participants must become a member of the club by signing up at ync.ca. Registration required: 604-9903755.

Pro-D Matinee: West Vancouver Memorial Library will show Brave Friday, Nov. 23, 2 p.m. at Welsh Hall. Free. Info: westvanlibrary.ca.

Imagine and Explore - Swishing Salmon: Children ages three to six, accompanied by an adult, will learn about the lives of salmon and discover the stream ecology that supports them Saturday, Nov. 24, 12: 30 p.m. at Lynn Canyon Ecology Centre, 3663 Park Rd., North Vancouver. Fee: $8.25. Registration required: 604-9903755.

Sensational Sundays A Christmas Carol: Monster Theatre will use puppetry, masks, songs, comedy and storytelling to perform this Dickens classic Sunday, Dec. 2, 2 p.m. at Centennial Theatre, 2300 Lonsdale Ave., North Vancouver. Admission: $20/$10. Info and tickets: centennialtheatre.com or 604984-4484.

Winter Takes Flight: Learn about the birds that love to visit us in winter, with naturalist Kevin Bell. Sunday, Dec. 2, 12: 30 p.m., Lynn Valley Ecology Centre, 3663 Park Road, North Vancouver. Registration and membership in Lynn Valley Young Naturalists' Club required. Info: 604-990-3755 or dnv.org/ecology.

North Vancouver Youth Band is looking for new members at all levels. Practices are held Monday-Thursday. Info: 604-980-5823 - compiled by Debbie Caldwell

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