Learn to Fish Program: The Freshwater Fisheries Society of B.C. is offering classes for families every Sunday until Aug. 19, from 10 a.m. to noon at Rice Lake in North Vancouver's Lower Seymour Conservation Reserve. Learn techniques, etiquette and basic fish biology. Gear will be provided. Participation is by donation. Registration required: 6045044716. Info: www.gofishbc.com.
SummerFest - Dance Saturdays: Demonstrations and interactive dance lessons every Saturday until Sept. 1, 2-4 p.m. at Lonsdale Quay, 123 Carrie Cates Court, North Vancouver. Donations will be accepted on behalf of the Lions Gate Hospital Foundation. Info: www.lonsdalequay.com.
Powwow: The Squamish Nation will hold its 25th annual powwow July 6, 7-11 p.m., July 7, 1-11 p.m. and July 8, 1-8 p.m. at the Capilano Reserve Park, 100 Mathias Rd., West Vancouver. This is a family event with a salmon barbecue, native arts and crafts, entertainment and raffles. Entrance fee: $5. Info: 778-228-6501 or email@example.com.
Bowen Island Steamship Days: Celebrate the history of Bowen Island with live music, food, performances, guided walks and old-fashioned fun like pie-eating contests, bobbing for apples and tug-of-war, July 7-15. For more information visit www.steamshipdays.com.
Book Signing: Author Diane Tupper will be signing her debut novel Balancing Act Saturday, July 7, noon to 4 p.m. at Chapters, Park Royal Shopping Centre south mall. Info: www. dianetupper.ca.
Dog Wash Fundraiser: Bring your dog to Whole Foods Market in The Village at Park Royal for a bath, samples and a summer barbecue Saturday, July 7, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. A minimum donation is required; all proceeds will be donated to the West Vancouver SPCA. A holistic vet will be on-site to answer pet related questions.
Multi-family Garage Sale: Waldorf school will hold a sale Saturday, July 7, 9: 30 a.m.-12: 30 p.m. at 2725 St. Christophers Rd., North Vancouver. There will be baby gear, toys, gently used clothes, household items, baked goods and a lemonade stand. Funds raised will go towards a new swing set.
World Championship Belly Splash: A stomach to stomach challenge Saturday, July 7, from noon onwards at the North Shore Winter Club, 1325 East Keith Rd., North Vancouver. There will also be live entertainment and draws. Admission: $10/$5. All proceeds will go to the Autism Society of B.C. and the Child Foundation of B.C. Info: www. bellysplash.com.
Sustainability Today and Tomorrow: To celebrate the Lynn Valley and Capilano libraries' recent LEED certification awards and to showcase the many sustainability projects and initiatives in the District of North Vancouver, the library will host a free public event Monday, July 9, 10 a.m. to noon at Lynn Valley library, 1277 Lynn Valley Rd., North Vancouver. The event will include interactive displays and stations, an activity for children, refreshments and prizes.
Ambleside Village Centre Streetscape Meeting: Residents and business owners are invited to give their views on proposed street and parking changes in the Ambleside area on Tuesday, July 10, 7-9 p.m. at West Vancouver Municipal Hall, 750 17th St.
City of North Vancouver Town Hall Meeting: The City of North Vancouver has received a modified development application from the Onni Group for 1308 Lonsdale Ave., North Vancouver. This site is currently occupied by Safeway, parking lots and two commercial buildings. The Onni proposal is for two highrise towers on the site. The public is invited to attend a town hall meeting Tuesday, July 10, 5: 30-8: 30 p.m. at North Shore Neighbourhood House, 225 Second St. E., North Vancouver. Childcare available. Info: 604-990-4216 or www. cnv.org/1308LonsdaleAvenue.
City of North Vancouver Open House: The city is currently working on updating its resident parking policy. The outcome of this project will change the way the city manages on-street parking in residential areas. The public is invited to an open house on Thursday, July 12, 5-7 p.m. at City Hall Atrium, 141 W. 14th St., North Vancouver. Info: 604-983-7333, www.cnv.org/ ResidentParkingPolicy.
Technology Class - Library to Go: Learn how to get started with e-books Tuesday, July 10, 2-4 p.m. at West Vancouver Memorial Library, 1950 Marine Dr., West Vancouver. Registration required: 6049257405.
Summer Artisan Craft Fairs: Local artisans will display and sell their handcrafted items, July 21-22, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at Civic Plaza, 14th Street and Lonsdale Avenue, North Vancouver.
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