NORTH Shore seniors at risk of homelessness will have access to additional supportive services thanks to a funding boost from the upcoming North Shore Mayors' Golf Tournament.
Annual General Meeting Notice: The Canadian Association of Retired Persons Chapter 4 (CARP) will hold its annual general meeting Thursday, May 23, 3: 30-5 p.m. at the Silk Purse, 1570 Argyle Ave., West Vancouver. Registration required by May 19 at email@example.com. Info: Elizabeth Dunbar, 604-926-8173.
WHEN Natasha Wakaruk takes off from the start in next weekend's Edinburgh Half Marathon, she expects to find herself reflecting on the journey she's been on following her diagnosis with type 1 diabetes two years ago.
WEST Vancouver's Helen Crofts added two more track and field titles to her stellar Simon Fraser University resumé, winning both the 400-metre and 1,500metre races at the Great Northwest Athletic Conference Championships Saturday in Monmouth, Ore.
Wilderness at Your Doorstep: A celebration of pioneer history Sunday, May 19, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Lynn Headwaters Regional Park, North Vancouver. Explore relics from early logging and mining days at BC Mills House. Discover more about everything from hiking to bears to archaeology. Free. Info: metrovancouver.org or 604-432-6359.
IF your child has a beat, a riff, a groove, a poem without a melody or a melody without poem locked inside them, they may be able to find the key at West Vancouver songwriting camp.
A remarkable weight and inch loss program that provides significant results in just a few weeks.
The Art of Healthy Living: A series of workshops with Vancouver's top health and wellness professionals will run until June 23 in West Vancouver at the Ferry Building Gallery, 1414 Argyle Ave., Ambleside Youth Centre in Ambleside Park and Lawson Creek Studio, 1756 Argyle Ave. Info: ferrybuildinggallery.com. Registration: 604-925-7270.
CITY of North Vancouver council is looking to create a "vision" for its central waterfront district.
District of North Vancouver Next regular council meeting, Monday, May 27, 7 p.m. dnv.org
Nonsense, I said in the '60s when this nutty concept of wearing seatbelts was introduced! I'm a careful driver, and how do you expect me to keep those rambunctious boys in those straightjackets? Then, the even sillier alcohol limit breath test - hell, that would limit me to less than six beers at Friday night poker. Just more "government statistics babble"!
On Feb. 17, the North Shore News published a story by Erin McPhee headlined Talk at the Top - Students Rally in Support of Peers with Mental Illness. As a member of North Shore Youth for Mental Health, I was heavily involved in Talk at the Top and its organization. We took a huge step towards educating students and our schools about mental health, but there's still much to be done.
PUNDITS and pollsters from both sides of the political spectrum were wiping the proverbial egg off their faces in the wake of Tuesday's unexpected Liberal victory.
It’s changed names, moved locations and undergone a major expansion, but its role as a centre for faith in the community has remained unchanged for 100 years.
The Highlands Formerly Married Club held a dinner party at one of the club member's homes April 20.
After waiting a long time, residents near Greystone Plaza in North Burnaby finally have a local grocery store again.
AS pundits and journalists autopsy the unexpected big win by the B.C. Liberals in the 2013 election, the North Shore's candidates are reflecting on hard-fought campaigns and looking to the future.
The launch of Force Field: 77 Women Poets of British Columbia, edited by Susan Musgrave, will be held Sunday, May 19 at 2 p.m. at the Seymour Art Gallery. Free. Info: mothertonguepublishing. com or seymourartgallery.com.
Those involved in the Carson Graham secondary community presented the Red and Black, Carson’s Back Opening Celebration at the new school April 20.