Candy Buy Back: Dr. Pocock's orthodontist office will launch their annual program where you can bring in your Halloween candy and they will give you $1 per pound. You can choose to keep the money or donate it to the Children's Hospital. Every dollar donated will be matched by Dr. Pocock and the candy will be donated to the food bank. Visit them during regular office hours until Nov. 19 at 600-224 West Esplanade, North Vancouver. Info: 604-983-2132.
Young Naturalists' Club - Life as a Creek: Children ages five to 13 accompanied by an adult will learn about the many connections that exist within a creek ecosystem Sunday, Nov. 13, 1-2: 30 p.m. at Lynn Canyon Ecology Centre, 3663 Park Rd., North Vancouver. To take part in YNC programs you must become a member of the club by signing up at www. ync.ca. Registration: 6049903755. Info: www.dnv.org/ ecology/.
*Ventriloquist Kelli Haines will perform a high-energy comedy show Saturday, Nov.
19, 10: 30 a.m. at the Silk Purse Arts Centre, 1570 Argyle Ave., West Vancouver. Admission: $8/$5. Reservations: 604-925-7292.
Rainforest Rambles - Purrrfect Pouncers: Children ages five to eight accompanied by an adult will learn about cougars and bobcats Sunday, Nov. 20, 1-2: 30 p.m. at Lynn Canyon Ecology Centre, 3663 Park Rd., North Vancouver. Fee: $8.25. Registration: 604-990-3755. Info: www.dnv. org/ecology/.
Questions, Questions - Strange Houses: Children ages three to five accompanied by an adult will discover the weird and wonderful places where animals live through nature stories, crafts and outdoor exploration Monday, Nov. 21, 10: 30-11: 30 a.m. or 1: 30-2: 30 p.m. at Lynn Canyon Ecology Centre, 3663 Park Rd., North Vancouver. Fee: $8.25. Registration: 604-990-3755. Info: www.dnv. org/ecology/.
Behind the Scenes: Children can get a look into the operation of Maplewood Farm, located at 406 Seymour River Place, North Vancouver on Nov. 22 or 26 with one hour sessions at 11 a.m. or 2 p.m. There will be activities such as egg collection and washing, animal grooming, setting up feed and exploring staff only areas. Fee: $22.50 for one child with an adult. Registration required: 604-929-5610 or sehraa@dnv. org.
Imagine and Explore - Tucked In: Children ages three to six accompanied by an adult will learn about birds that like to stay home for the winter Saturday, Nov. 26, 1-2: 30 p.m. at Lynn Canyon Ecology Centre, 3663 Park Rd., North Vancouver. Fee: $8.25. Registration: 604-990-3755. Info: www.dnv.org/ecology/.
ShÃ© in Concert: Join this Vancouver singer/songwriter for singing, dancing and silliness Saturday, Nov. 26, 10: 30 a.m. in the Welsh Hall at West Vancouver Memorial Library, 1950 Marine Dr. Free drop-in but space is limited.
After-School Sports: Ages
eight to 15 can drop in for fun any Monday, Wednesday or Friday, 3: 30-5: 30 p.m., John Braithwaite Community Centre, 145 West First St., North Vancouver. Fee: $1.
103 Air Cadet Squadron: Male and female youth, 12-19 years of age, meet Thursdays, 6: 30-9: 30 p.m. at 1513 Forbes Ave., North Vancouver. Register at any meeting. Info: 604-987-8818.
Gleneagles Family Storytime: Enjoy puppetry, songs and stories, Thursdays, 10-10: 30 a.m. at Gleneagles Community Centre, 6262 Marine Dr., West Vancouver. Info: www.westvanlibrary.ca.
Pacific Spirit Children's Choir, a fun-filled, serious music-making choir, invites ages five to 18 to their new season. Rehearsals take place Thursdays, 5-6: 20 p.m. at West Vancouver United Church, 2062 Esquimalt Ave. Info: Gerald van Wyck, music director, 604-808-5231 or www.pschildrenschoir.ca.
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