Amnesty International Action Circle Monthly Meeting: The North Shore chapter invites you to take action on human rights around the world. Work on action files on Myanmar and Zimbabwe. Write a letter; your voice can make a difference. The first Saturday of every month, 10-11: 30 a.m. in the Mt. Seymour Parkway area. Info: 604-842-3251 or amnestynorthvancouver@gmail. com.
Aboriginal Support: A variety of programs are offered for families and individuals at the So-Sah-Latch Health and Family Centre, 422 West Esplanade Ave., North Vancouver. Info: 604-985-7826.
Community Recycling Depot: Do you want to recycle more? Take all products (such as Styrofoam, vinyl, flower pots and electronics) not accepted by the Blue Box program to Presentation House, 333 Chesterfield Ave., North Vancouver, on the third Saturday of every month, from 9 a.m. to noon. Donations go toward recycling costs and to programs at the theatre. Info: 604-568-7027 or visit www. pacificmobiledepots.com.
English Classes: Free English as a second language (ESL) classes are held Thursdays from 6: 30-8 p.m. and Saturdays, 10: 30 a.m.-noon at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 941 Lynn Valley Rd., North Vancouver. Info: 604657-0908.
Sober Dance: Every Saturday, 9 p.m.-2 a.m. for people ages 18 and older at North Shore Alano Club, 176 East Second St., North Vancouver. Info: 604-987-4141.
Wag Zone Urban Dog Retreat: Free. Puppy hours every Saturday at 10 a.m. for puppies up to five months of age. One-hour sessions introduce puppies to supervised off-leash play with other puppies in a clean, safe indoor playroom, at 309 Mansfield Pl., North Vancouver. Register in advance each week. Info: www.wagzone. ca, or call 604-982-9249.
AskAway: A free online information service is provided by libraries throughout B.C., Sunday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-10 p.m., Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Visit your local library's website and click on AskAway.
Coast Character Doll and Paper Group meets monthly on the North Shore for workshops and discussions regarding construction, techniques and supplies used in doll fabrication and paper work at regular meetings and other designated times. New members welcome. Info: Doreen Marlor at 604-984-8540.
Community Resource Library: North Shore Disability Resource Centre has books, publications, audiotapes, videos and DVDs on topics related to children and adults with disabilities and is open to the general public Monday to Friday, 9 a.m.-4: 30 p.m., at 3158 Mountain Hwy., North Vancouver. Info: 604-985-5371.
Developmental Disabilities Association collects household items that are gently used. These donations provide a significant source of income to support the association's programs and services for children and adults with developmental disabilities. To schedule a pick-up call 604-273-4DDA or visit www. develop.bc.ca to find a donation bin near you.