Treetop Tales - Winter Solstice: A special story time designed for children ages two and older accompanied by an adult Wednesday, Dec. 21, 1111: 30 a.m. at Lynn Canyon Ecology Centre, 3663 Park Rd., North Vancouver. Dropin by suggested donation of $2.
103 Air Cadet Squadron: Male and female youth, 12-19 years of age, meet Wednesdays, 6: 30-9: 30 p.m. at 1513 Forbes Ave., North Vancouver. Register at any meeting. Info: 604-987-8818.
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.
Art Studio: Develop your artistic ability while working on your own projects or try something new. Youth ages 1317 can drop in to the studio, 5: 30-6: 30 p.m. Wednesdays at John Braithwaite Community Centre, 145 West First St., North Vancouver. Fee: $2.
Crafts Funtastic: Children ages six to 12 can discover the wonderful world of art with creative activities including painting, sponging, drawing, collage and more on Wednesdays, 3: 30-5: 30 p.m. at John Braithwaite Community Centre, 145 West First St., North Vancouver. Drop-in: $2. Info: 604-982-8311.
Mount Seymour United Church Children's Choir: Children ages five to 10 are invited to join the choir that practices every Wednesday, 3: 45 p.m. at 1200 Parkgate Ave., North Vancouver. The program is all about having fun with music. Info: 604-929-1336 or www.mtseymourunited.com.
Mount Seymour United Church Youth Choir: Youth ages 11-15 are invited to join the choir that practices every Wednesday, 4 p.m. at 1200 Parkgate Ave., North Vancouver. No singing or music reading ability required. Info: 604-929-1336 or www. mtseymourunited.com.
North Shore Celtic Ensemble: Children ages nine to 11 who have at least two years of violin, ongoing private lessons and an interest in Celtic music are invited to play in a lively ensemble. Rehearsals take place Wednesdays from 7: 30 to 8: 30 p.m. at Handsworth secondary, 1044 Edgewood Rd., North Vancouver. Drop-in: $10. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org (enter subject heading drop-in class) or www.nsce.
Baby Storytime: Free drop-in for children ages two and younger, Thursdays, 10: 15-10: 45 a.m. at the North Vancouver City Library, 120 West 14th St. Info: www.nvcl.ca.
After-school Sports: Ages eight to 15 can drop in for fun any Monday, Wednesday or Friday, 3: 30-5: 30 p.m. at John Braithwaite Community Centre, 145 West First St., North Vancouver. Fee: $1.
Kids Night Out: Kids can have fun doing arts and crafts, playing in the gym and/or watching a movie, Fridays, 6: 45-9: 30 p.m. at Lynn Valley Community Centre, 3590 Mountain Hwy., North Vancouver. For ages three to 12. Fee: $9.50. Registration: 604-987-7529.
The Magic in Music: A monthly program that teaches children the basics of music education and appreciation in a relaxed and friendly group setting Saturdays until June 16, 2012, 10: 30 a.m. at The Silk Purse Arts Centre, 1570 Argyle Ave., West Vancouver. Pianist and music teacher Karen Lee-Morlang will lead the workshops. No previous music experience is needed. Fee: $10 per class. Reservations required: 604-925-7292.
Scottish Country Dancing: Every Saturday at Mickey McDougall gym, 123 East 23rd St., North Vancouver. Beginners, 9-10 a.m.; intermediate, 10-11 a.m. and advanced, 11 a.m.-12: 30 p.m. Info: 604-922-4406 or email@example.com.
Young Naturalists' Club - Animal Trackers: Children ages five to 13 accompanied by an adult will find animal tracks in the forest Sunday, Dec. 11, 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: 604-990-3755. Info: www.dnv.org/ecology/.
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