My Favourite Things Photo Contest: North Vancouver Museum and Archives will hold a social media "show and tell" until May 15 in conjunction with their latest exhibit "Made in B.C. - Homegrown Design." Submit images of your favourite things and explain why you love them via Facebook, Twitter or email. Info: www.northvanmuseum.ca.
Turning Development on its Head: Three young change makers from Africa will discuss success stories from their work in Kenya, Uganda and Sierra Leone Monday, May 14, 7-9 p.m. at the Centre for Performing Arts at Capilano University, 2055 Purcell Way, North Vancouver. They will share how the lessons they've learned might apply to the same problems we face in British Columbia.
Drop-in Book Club: The club meets Wednesdays through June, 7-8: 30 p.m., at the North Vancouver City Library, 120 West 14th St. Books will be distributed at the end of each meeting for the following month's discussion. Dates and books to be discussed: May 16, Just Kids and June 27, The Imperfectionists. Info: www.nvcl.ca or firstname.lastname@example.org.
West Vancouver Historical Society will hold its annual general meeting Wednesday, May 16, 7 p.m. at the West Vancouver Seniors' Activity Centre, 695 21st St. The board will be elected followed by guest speaker Barrie Chapman with tales of the early West Vancouver telephone system.
Input Needed: The District of West Vancouver is planning for a post-disaster-standard public safety building. The public's input is needed at Open Houses prior to council making significant decisions for the project. The Open Houses will begin at 7 p.m. and participants are encouraged to come anytime between 7 and 9 p.m. as there will be no formal presentation. Dates and locations: May 17, Kay Meek Centre, 1700 Mathers Ave.; May 24, Gleneagles Community Centre, 6262 Marine Dr. and May 31, West Vancouver Community Centre, 2121 Marine Dr. Staff and subject matter experts will be on hand to provide information and answer questions. Info: www.westvancouver.ca/psb.
Car Wash: North Vancouver City firefighters will hold a fundraising car wash by donation Saturday, May 19, 10 a.m.4 p.m. at 165 East 13th St. All proceeds will go to the Canadian Cancer Society.
Clothesline Fill A Truck: The
Canadian Diabetes Association will collect gently used clothing, small household and electronic items Saturday, May 19, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Lynnwood Inn, 1515 Barrow St., North Vancouver. Proceeds support the Canadian Diabetes Association and diabetes research, education and advocacy. Info: www. diabetes.ca/fillatruck or 1800505-5525.
Ease into E-Books: Learn the basics about e-books at a free information session Thursday, May 24, 2-3 p.m. at Lynn Valley library, 1277 Lynn Valley Rd., North Vancouver. Registration: 604-984-0286, ext. 8144.
Your Child's Sexual World is Bigger Than You Think: A parenting workship with a presentation on "Love, Sex and Good Relationships" Friday, May 25, 7-9 p.m. at Mount Seymour United Church, 1200 Parkgate Ave., North Vancouver. Fee: $15. Free child minding will be available. Registration: www.northvanrec.com.
Delbrook Grad Reunion: Hilltoppers from the class of '72 are invited for a 40th reunion Saturday, May 26, 7 p.m.-1 a.m. at the Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites, 700 Old Lillooet Rd., North Vancouver. Tickets: $40. Info: www.delbrook72gradreunion. ca or Patti, 604-228-0253.
Deep Cove Bookworms: A book club that meets the second Thursday of the month, 7-9 p.m. in a private home will hold its next meeting June 14. New members welcome. Info and location: email@example.com or 604-980-4011.
Saving Lives One Penny at a Time: The Lions Gate Gogos, which supports the Stephen Lewis Foundation, have collected $7,127.51 in pennies since 2008 and would like the public's help to reach a goal of $10,000 before the penny is withdrawn from circulation. Donations can be dropped off until June 30 at the following locations: Seymour Art Gallery, Highlands Cleaners, The Red Tulip Gift Gallery, Village Fish Market and North Shore Smile. Info or pickup: lionsgategogos@ gmail.com.
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