Calendar of events

 
Easter Bunny Hop
March 12, 2016 - 9:30 - 11:00am
John Braithwaite Community Centre

$2

Hop on over to JBCC for this popular annual Easter event! Easter egg hunt will start promptly at 9:30am, bring your baskets and get ready for fun! Crafts, cookie decorating, games, and loads of gross motor play! Even meet the Easter Bunny! Tons of photo ops! This event is best suited for kids aged 2-6yrs. Hop to see you there!

Pre-registration is required, register online or by calling 604-983-6388.

Contact Info:
  • 604-983-6388
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North Vancouver Host Lions Annual Easter Egg Hunt
March 26, 2016 - 10:30AM-12:00PM
Heywood Park (Marine Drive at Hamilton)

Free

Come along and enjoy a hunt for easter eggs with the Easter Bunny!

  • Children 2-9 years old.
  • Bouncy Castle (weather permitting)
  • Face painting, crafts, and entertainment!

Hunt starts promptly at 10:30am, while supplies last.

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Easter Eggstravaganza
March 26, 2016 - 1:00 - 3:30pm
Ron Andrews Pool

General Admission

Join us for Easter fun in the pool. There will be lots of games, activities, and chocolate. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult within arm’s reach. The Easter Egg Hunt takes place in the playground from 1-1:30, the swim takes place from 1:30-3:30.

General admission rates apply, the event is included in our Pool and Play Pass.

 

Contact Info:
  • 604-987-7529
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16th Annual North Shore Sport Awards
March 29, 2016 - 7:00 - 9:00pm
West Vancouver Community Centre atrium

Free

FREE Community Event open to all North Shore residents and their families! Come and support your local, talented young athletes! Visit www.nssportawards.com for more information or to view a list of the finalists.

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MEC North Vancouver Race Two 5k/10k/Half Marathon
April 02, 2016 - 8:30am / 9:00am / 9:15am
Lower Seymour Conservation Reserve

$15 / $25

Race Two, The Long Road is perfect for any road runner who wants a breath of fresh air. This is one of MEC North Vancouver's favourite runs as it combines the picturesque forest scenery with a great road run: a combination rarely found!

Choose between a 5K, 10K or half marathon distance race. Delicious and nutritious bananas, JJ Bean Coffee and massages will be available at the finish line for all participants. The top 3 finishers will be awarded MEC medals.

Visit the website for more information and to register online.

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Earth Day Celebration
April 24, 2016 - 12:00 - 4:00pm
Wagg Creek Park - Mahon Ave & 21st Street West

FREE

Mahon Ave and 21st Street West.
Join the City of North Vancouver, Evergreen and other community groups for an Earth Day celebration.

Help remove invasive plants and plant local species in Wagg Creek Park. There will be lots of fun activiites for the whole family including:

  • Community display booths
  • Plant your own sunflower & take it home!
  • Create pots out of newspaper & other activities
  • Buy organic leaf compost
  • Remove invasive plants
  • Plant native plants
  • Food truck
  • Win great prizes

It’s a day full of fun and activities for the whole family!
Tools and light refreshments will be provided.

Visit the website for more information.

 

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CityFEST Youth Festival
May 07, 2016 - 11:00am - 4:00pm
Lonsdale Skate Park & Harry Jerome

Free

Organized by youth, for youth, CityFEST showcases the talents of young people in the community through a skateboard competition, longboard race, and two stages with bands, DJs, and dancers. There is also a BBQ and lots of great food trucks and vendors, visual art display and info and resources for youth.

For more info: www.facebook.com/NorthVancouverCityFest

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Kid's Toy and Clothing Sale
May 07, 2016 - 2:30 - 4:30pm
Lynn Valley Recreation Centre

$2

Come and get some great deals on used children’s toys, clothing, baby accessories and more!  Or purchase a table - this is a great opportunity for families to downsize!

Tables cost just $30. Call 604-983-6388 to book or register online

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Shred it for a Cause
May 14, 2016 - 10:00am - 2:00pm
Parkgate Community Centre

By donation

Shred your documents and support a great cause! The Deep Cove Lions Club, in partnership with Parkgate Community Services Society will shred your documents for a donation to 'My Parkgate Break,' a biweekly program which engages seniors with dementia and provides family caregivers with support and respite. 

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Parkgate Community Services Society Annual General Meeting
May 19, 2016 - 6:00pm
Parkgate Community Centre

FREE

You are invited to join your community for Parkgate Community Services Society’s Annual General Meeting. Please register by phone or at any NVRC front desk, course number 354380.

Contact Info:
  • 604-983-6350
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MEC North Vancouver's BikeFest
May 28, 2016 - 11:00am - 5:00pm
MEC North Vancouver

FREE

Come join the fun and connect with you local cycling community. You can try out gear, test ride a new bike, browse exhibitors' booths, score deals at the MEC Bikeswap, or learn skills at a bike clinic. There'll also be bike races, performers, entertainment, food vendors and kids' activities.

Bring your bike, your family, and your riding buddies, and embrace the awesomeness of wheels.

Visit the website for more information.

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2016 Philippine Days Festival
June 11, 2016 - 10:00am-6:00pm
Waterfront Park

Free admission

2016 Philippine Days Festival of Arts and Culture is Saturday and Sunday, June 11th and 12th from 10:00am-6:00pm.  You are invited to experience the family fun and fellowship, traditional Filipino cuisine and entertainment with the Filipino Community.  

Contact Info:
  • www.philippinedaysfestival.com
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MEC North Vancouver Race Three 15k/55k
June 11, 2016 - 7:00am / 9:00am
Ambleside Park

$40 / $25 / $15

Race Three, The 15-55 is sure to be a doozy! Join us as we host MEC's very first 55K ultra marathon! A great course that will literally take you from sea to sky with over 2000m elevation gain. Looking for something a little less mountainous? Sign up for our 15K route instead for a course that will take you from ocean to dam (Cleveland Dam).

Delicious and nutritious bananas, JJ Bean coffee and massages will be available at the finish line for all participants. The top 3 finishers will be awarded a MEC medal.

Visit the website for more information and to register online.

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Lynn Valley Village Outdoor Movie Night
June 11, 2016 - Sunset (approx 9pm)
Lynn Valley Village

FREE

Bring your picnic blankets and chairs and watch Back to The Future on the big outdoor screen.

Movie begins at sunset (approx 9pm), the big games will be available from 7pm onwards.

Brought to you by Lynn Valley Village, North Vancouver Recreation & Cuture and the District of North Vancouver.

Contact Info:
  • 604-987-7529
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Philippine Days Festival
June 12, 2016 - 10:00am - 6:00pm
Waterfront Park

FREE

2016 Philippine Days Festival of Arts and Culture is Saturday and Sunday, June 11th and 12th from 10:00am-6:00pm.  You are invited to experience the family fun and fellowship, traditional Filipino cuisine and entertainment with the Filipino Community.  

Contact Info:
  • www.philippinedaysfestival.com
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Family Play Day in Heywood Park
June 18, 2016 - 10:00AM-2:00PM
Heywood Park

Free

North Shore families are invited to Heywood Park to participate in a variety of fun-filled activities provided at no-cost by agencies and organizations promoting family engagement and cooperative ply in an outdoor environment.  Parents will have an opportunity to learn about the importance of active outdoor play.  Children will have the opportunity to engage with their family members in a range of events that encourage new skills, healthier lifestyle and good fun.

Contact Info:
  • For more information please visit the website www.nscr.ca
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11th Annual Teddy Bear Picnic
June 18, 2016 - 10:30am-2:00pm
St. Andrew's Park

Free!

You and your teddy bears are invited to the 11th annual Teddy Bear Picnic on Saturday, June 18th, 2016 in St. Andrew's Park (11th Street near St. George's Road).  The event will run from 10:30am - 2:00pm, rain or shine!  Join us for music, children's entertainment, face painters, Teddy Bear cookie decorating, arts and crafts and much, much more.  Presented by St. Andrew's United Church.

Contact Info:
  • www.st-andrews-united.ca
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Discovery Waterfront Walk
June 19, 2016 - 9:30am-2:00pm
Cates Park

Free (donations welcome)

Join us for a Father's Day Walk and Cruise!

North Vancouver Save Our Shores Society welcomes you to the annual Discovery Waterfront Walk.  The walk starts at Cates Park between 9:30 and 11:00am and ends in Deep Cove by the public dock.  To return, participants can enjoy a FREE boat ride on the Ocean Watch back to Cates Park until 2:00pm or return by walking.

This moderate walk is approximately two hours over beach, road and trails to reach Deep Cove.  Please wear sturdy walking shoes and suitable clothing for the weather conditions. Don't forget your water!

Donations welcome.

Contact Info:
  • www.nv-saveourshores.ca
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The French/Italian Fathers Day Car Show
June 19, 2016 - 10:00AM-2:00PM
Waterfront Park

FREE!

The North Vancouver Fathers Day Italian/French Car Show has been an annual tradition in Waterfront Park since 1988.  Approximately 3,000-5,000 visitors stop by the park to get a close up view of 120 to 200 classic Italian and French cars.  Please join us again this Father's Day!

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Soapbox Derby
June 19, 2016 - 9:00am - 12:00pm
Carnation Street in front of Seymour Heights Elementary School

FREE

Come join us for this family friendly event. Building racers, making friends, learning life skills, and RACING DOWN A HILL!
The fun includes soap box racing, music, a BBQ, and various fun activities.

 

Contact Info:
  • 604-983-6350
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Summer Solstice Block Party
June 19, 2016 - 2:00 - 5:00pm
Lynn Valley Village

FREE

Celebrate the longest day of the year with live music and dance, art workshop, balloons, facepainting and big games. 

Contact Info:
  • 604-987-7529
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15th Annual German Car Festival
June 26, 2016 - 10:00am-3:00pm
Waterfront Park

FREE!

Stop by Waterfront Park to view the annual German Car Festival hosted by the premium German auto clubs in the region.  BMW, Mercedes and Porche clubs will be in attendance to celebrate fine automobiles while also raising money for the Harvest Project.

Contact Info:
  • www.bmwccbc.org
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NVRC Guard Challenge
June 29, 2016 - 5:30 - 9:00pm
Karen Magnussen Pool

FREE

Come cheer on the NVRC lifeguards as they compete in a variety of aquatic, first aid, fitness, and surprise challenges!  Prizes awarded for overall points per facility and team MVP. This year’s theme is Star Wars.

Contact Info:
  • 604-987-9725
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Canada Day Celebration
July 01, 2016 - 12:00-4:00pm
Waterfront Park

FREE!

The Lions Gate Rotary Club and the North Vancouver Canada Day Committee invites you to celebrate Canada Day at Waterfront Park!  Join us as we celebrate Canada's birthday on Friday, July 1st from 12:00-4:00pm. This  free event includes fun things to see and do for all ages!  View our Program and Attractions pages on our website to see all the great entertainment, activities and food we have planned for the day.

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Canada Day Parade
July 01, 2016 - 10:00am start
East 13th Street

FREE!

The Canada Day parade in North Vancouver, on Friday, July 1st, will mark the beginning of a long weekend!  Join us on the streets from Grand Boulevard starting at 13th Street, down to Lonsdale, north to 17th Street, west on 17th to Kinsmen Park.  Parade starts at 10:00am.  Please visit www.canadadaynorthshore.org for map and additional information.

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Waterfront Show and Shine
July 03, 2016 - 9:30am-2:00pm
Waterfront Park

FREE!

Join the BC Corvette Club for it's annual Show & Shine July 3rd in Waterfront Park.

Contact Info:
  • www.bccorvetteclub.ca
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Live & Local Culture Series
July 06, 2016 - 6:00-8:00pm
Lynn Valley Village

FREE!

Join us in your neighbourhood for the 2nd annual Live & Local Culture Series. 

Summer Culture Kick Off

Kick off the Summer Culture Series with family art and big games. Featuring an upcycling craft activity with Thrifty By Design, a hands-on Henna Art workshop with The Roaming Artist, the launch of the Lynn Valley Village Piano in the Street by Pacey’s Pianos and a plaza favourite- the Big Games!

Contact Info:
  • www.nvrc.ca
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Live & Local Culture Series
July 07, 2016 - 6:00-8:00pm
Civic Plaza

FREE!

Join us in your neighbourhood for the 2nd annual Live & Local Culture Series.

Country Kickup

Kick up your heels and learn a few dance moves during this Western themed experience. Join us for an evening of 2-Step, instructed by Michel Guimond, with your neighbours and join the foot-stompin’ good time - no experience necessary!

Contact Info:
  • www.nvrc.ca
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Live & Local Concert Series
July 08, 2016 - 7:00-9:00pm
Panorama Park

FREE!

Join us for some great music at the 24th annual concert series in Deep Cove!  Don't forget your lawn chair and arrive early to enjoy the music and dancing with neighbours, family and friends.

Tonight's artist:  Gary Comeau and the Voodoo Allstars (New Orleans Roots & Blues)

Playing a range of instruments including guitar, mandolin, fiddle and piano, Gary Comeau and the Voodoo Allstars deliver originally crafted, high energy, New Orleans-style rockin' roots and blues.

Contact Info:
  • www.nvrc.ca
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Live & Local Concert Series
July 08, 2016 - 7:00-9:00pm
Lynn Valley Village

FREE!

Join us for some great music at the 9th annual concert series in Lynn Valley Village!  Don't forget your lawn chair and arrive early to enjoy the music and dancing with neighbours, family and friends.

Tonight's artist:  Hot Lucy (Rock)

Playing the Classic Rock hits we all want to hear, this four-piece ensemble delivers upbeat performances to get you groovin'!

Contact Info:
  • www.nvrc.ca
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Tsleil-Waututh Canoe Races
July 09, 2016 - 10:00am
Cates Park

Free

First Nation paddling teams will compete in traditional war canoe races on Burrard Inlet along the foreshore of Whey-Ah-Wichen/Cates Park.  The canoe races, hosted by the Tsleil-Waututh Nation, is a free family event open to the public and runs on SaturdayJuly 9th and Sunday July 10th.  You'll have a chance to watch the competitive canoe races along with visiting Aboriginal arts and crafts booths and the cash only food concession with delicious freshly barbecued salmon.

Contact Info:
  • www.twnation.ca
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MEC Century Ride
July 10, 2016 - 8:00am
Inter River Park

$45

Experience the Spirit of the North Shore as you ride from forested mountain to sparkling ocean! Now that's exciting! Choose between a 50km or 90km ride that will take you from mountain to ocean through the heart of our North Shore cities. Each course will start and finish at Inter River Park and feature the beautiful new North Shore Spirit Trail. This ride will be on open roads so obeying the rules of the road is required. Complimentary drinks and snacks will be provided during and after the ride.

Visit the website for more information

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Live & Local Culture Series
July 12, 2016 - 6:00-8:00pm
Parkgate Plaza

FREE!

Join us in your neighbourhood for the 2nd annual Live & Local Culture Series.

Hula Hype Night

Test your skill at the hoop while enjoying drumming & dance. Featuring inspirational Polynesian dance demonstrations, an African Drumming workshop with African Crossing, and a performance as well as hoop play with The Hoop Fairy.

Contact Info:
  • www.nvrc.ca
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Live & Local Culture Series
July 13, 2016 - 6:00-8:00pm
Lynn Valley Village

FREE!

Join us in your neighbourhood for the 2nd annual Live & Local Culture Series.

Ballroom Bliss

A summer social dance and show. Learn to Waltz and Cha Cha the night away with David Marasigan!

Contact Info:
  • www.nvrc.ca
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Live & Local Concert Series
July 15, 2016 - 7:00-9:00pm
Panorama Park

FREE!

Join us for some great music at the 24th annual concert series in Deep Cove!  Don't forget your lawn chair and arrive early to enjoy the music and dancing with neighbours, family and friends.

Tonight's artist:  The Dynamics (Classic Motown)

Featuring the best classic R&B hits from the 60's and 70's, and some retro soul of today. With five singers, a red-hot rhythm section and sizzling horns, they deliver high-energy dance music guaranteed to get audiences on their feet and shouting for more!

Contact Info:
  • www.nvrc.ca
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Live & Local Concert Series
July 15, 2016 - 7:00-9:00pm
Lynn Valley Village

FREE!

Join us for some great music at the 9th annual concert series in Lynn Valley Village!  Don't forget your lawn chair and arrive early to enjoy the music and dancing with neighbours, family and friends.

Tonight's artist:  Terminal Station (Rock Blues)

Terminal Station is a Blues-Rock band in the best sense of the word. They take the traditional blues sound and kick it into high gear. Their music is raw and exciting - full of fat bass lines, explosive drumming, risk-taking guitar solos and impassioned vocals.

Contact Info:
  • www.nvrc.ca
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Live & Local Culture Series
July 20, 2016 - 6:00-8:00pm
Lynn Valley Village

FREE!

Join us in your neighbourhood for the 2nd annual Live & Local Culture Series.

Hula Hype Night

Test your skill at the hoop while enjoying drumming & dance. Featuring inspirational Polynesian dance demonstrations, an African Drumming workshop with African Crossing, and a performance as well as hoop play with The Hoop Fairy.

Contact Info:
  • www.nvrc.ca
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Live & Local Culture Series
July 21, 2016 - 6:00-8:00pm
Civic Plaza

FREE!

Join us in your neighbourhood for the 2nd annual Live & Local Culture Series.

Celtic Live

A Celtic celebration of traditional and modern music & dance featuring performances by Nora Picket Irish Dance Academy and the modern Irish Celtic sounds of the North Shore Celtic Ensemble.

Contact Info:
  • www.nvrc.ca
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Live & Local Concert Series
July 22, 2016 - 7:00-9:00pm
Panorama Park

FREE!

Join us for some great music at the 24th annual concert series in Deep Cove!  Don't forget your lawn chair and arrive early to enjoy the music and dancing with neighbours, family and friends.

Tonight's artist:  Mostly Marley (Reggae)

Mostly Marley performs with lively passion, while always remaining true to the spirit of Reggae. This is a band that will take you on a musical odyssey - with good times to be had by all.

Contact Info:
  • www.nvrc.ca
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Live & Local Concert Series
July 22, 2016 - 7:00-9:00pm
Lynn Valley Village

FREE!

Join us for some great music at the 9th annual concert series in Lynn Valley Village!  Don't forget your lawn chair and arrive early to enjoy the music and dancing with neighbours, family and friends.

Tonight's artist:  Platform Soul (Disco Funk)

Since its immaculate inception in 2010, this highly energized six-piece arsenal of funk and disco infused groove has been relentlesssly igniting dance floors throughout the lower mainland. With funkified versions of the best and brightest hits of the 60's, 70's and 80's, they are sure to be a blast!

Contact Info:
  • www,nvrc.ca
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Cates Park Concert Series
July 23, 2016 - 4:00-7:00pm
Cates Park

Free

The Cates Park Concerts are free outdoor concerts showcasing 3 local bands each Saturday night in the summer.  Bring your blanket and lawn chair and enjoy this great opportunity to see Vancouver's up and coming talent !

Contact Info:
  • www.musart.ca
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Caribbean Days Festival
July 23, 2016 - 10:00am-6:00pm
Waterfront Park

Free

Each July, the Trinidad & Tobago Cultural Society of BC presents the Caribbean Days Festival - an event that draws a crowd of exhuberant fun-lovers to North Vancouver's Waterfront Park for a weekend of parading, dining and dancing in the sunshine.  This year's festival takes place on Saturday, July 23rd and Sunday, July 24th.  Join us for this weekend of tropical rhythm, cuisine, carnival and culture as only the Caribbean can offer!

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Caribbean Days Festival
July 24, 2016 - 10:00am-6:00pm
Waterfront Park

Free

Each July the Trinidad & Tobago Cultural Society of BC presents the Caribbean Days Festival- an event that draws a crowd of exhuberent fun-lovers to North Vancouver's Waterfront Park for a weekend of parading, dining and dancing in the sunshine.  This years festival takes place on Saturday, July 23rd and Sunday, July 24th.  Join us for a weekend of tropical rhythm, cuisine, carnival and culture as only the Caribbean can offer!

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Johnny's Car Show
July 24, 2016 - 10:00am-4:00pm
Cates Park

FREE!

Pay a visit to this annual car show and enjoy looking at some great Italian cars!

Contact Info:
  • www.nvrc.ca
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Live & Local Culture Series
July 26, 2016 - 6:00-8:00pm
Parkgate Plaza

FREE!

Join us in your neighbourhood for the 2nd annual Live & Local Culture Series.

Local Showcase

Be entertained by the talented musicians from the community. Featuring an evening with the Mark James Fortin Band.

Contact Info:
  • www.nvrc.ca
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Live & Local Culture Series
July 27, 2016 - 6:00-8:00pm
Lynn Valley Village

FREE!

Join us in your neighbourhood for the 2nd annual Live & Local Culture Series.

Sunset Salsa

Learn to Salsa as the sun goes down with instruction and guidance by Maria Lavaggi and the sweet Latin sounds of Marlin Ramazzini and her four-piece band. 

Contact Info:
  • www.nvrc.ca
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Live & Local Concert Series
July 29, 2016 - 7:00-9:00pm
Panorama Park

FREE!

Join us for some great music at the 24th annual concert series in Deep Cove! Don't forget your lawn chair and arrive early to enjoy the music and dancing with neighbours, family and friends.

Tonight's artist:  Smith & Jones (Country Rock)

A power trio that has become a force to be reckoned with in the world of Canadian country music. This match made in musical heaven will provide a boot stompin' good time with their high energy performances.

Contact Info:
  • www.nvrc.ca
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Live & Local Concert Series
July 29, 2016 - 7:00-9:00pm
Lynn Valley Village

FREE!

Join us for some great music at the 9th annual concert series in Lynn Valley Village!  Don't forget your lawn chair and arrive early to enjoy the music and dancing with neighbours, family and friends.

Tonight's artist: David James and Big River Band (Johnny Cash Tribute)

Johnny Cash once said, "You know, performance is communicating. You've got to communicate. You've got a song you're singing from your gut; you want that audience to feel it in their gut." This tribute group to the late, great Johnny Cash, is as close as you will get to the man himself.

Contact Info:
  • www.nvrc.ca
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Cates Park Concert Series
July 30, 2016 - 4:00-7:00pm
Cates Park

Free

The Cates Park concerts are free outdoor concerts showcasing 3 local bands each Saturday night in the summer.  Bring your blanket and lawn chair and enjoy this great opportunity to see Vancouver's up and coming talent!

Contact Info:
  • www.musart.ca
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Live & Local Culture Series
August 03, 2016 - 6:00-8:00pm
Lynn Valley Village

FREE!

Join us in your neighbourhood for the 2nd annual Live & Local Culture Series.

Village Beat

Feel the rhythm of this interactive evening of music & movement with the Kinetic Percussion drum performance and the smooth moves of North Vancouver’s Axe Capoeira.

Contact Info:
  • www.nvrc.ca
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Live & Local Culture Series
August 04, 2016 - 6:00-8:00pm
Civic Plaza

FREE!

Join us in your neighbourhood for the 2nd annual Live & Local Culture Series.

Local Showcase

Be entertained by the talented musicians from our community. This evening features the sweet sounds of Simon Russell and the Know How Sugar, with accompanying local youth artist Alex Balanko.

Contact Info:
  • www.nvrc.ca
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Live & Local Concert Series
August 05, 2016 - 7:00-9:00pm
Edgemont Village

FREE!

Join us for some great music at the 18th annual concert series in Edgemont Village!  Don't forget your lawn chair and arrive early to enjoy the music and dancing with neighbours, family and friends.

Tonight's artist:  The BobCats (Classic Rock)

From 50's era Rock & Roll, to 60's Pop Music gems, 70's classic tunes and beyond, all of it sounds and feels so good you've just got to get up and dance! The talent, versatility, musical depth and scope of the BobCats are what make them a unique entertainment experience. When the BobCats play their music, their stage performance touches everyone with an undeniable universal appeal.

Contact Info:
  • www.nvrc.ca
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Live & Local Concert Series
August 05, 2016 - 7:00-9:00pm
Panorama Park

FREE!

Join us for some great music at the 24th annual concert series in Deep Cove!  Don't forget your lawn chair and arrive early to enjoy the music and dancing with neighbours, family and friends.

Tonight's artist:  Cayla Brooke (Jazz/Blues)

A vocal powerhouse reminiscent of a bygone era, Cayla Brooke is a soulful Canadian singer/ songwriter, supplying new songs with a vintage twist. Whether it's a soulful renditon of a gospel song, good ol' rock and roll, a power ballad, jazz, blues, country or standards - Cayla loves singing them all.

Contact Info:
  • www.nvrc.ca
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Live & Local Concert Series
August 05, 2016 - 7:00-9:00pm
Lynn Valley Village

FREE!

Join us for some great music at the 9th annual concert series in Lynn Valley Village!  Don't forget your lawn chair and arrive early to enjoy the music and dancing with neighbours, family and friends.

Tonight's artist: Mazacote (Latin dance)

A hard hitting six-piece afro-latin dance band, playing horn-driven, New York salsa and beats from Colombia, Puerto Rico and Cuba that are sure to liven up your Friday night.

Contact Info:
  • www.nvrc.ca
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Cates Park Concert Series
August 06, 2016 - 4:00-7:00pm
Cates Park

Free

The Cates Park concerts are free outdoor concerts showcasing 3 local bands each Saturday night in the summer.  Bring your blanket and a lawn chair and enjoy this great opportunity to see Vancouver's up and coming talent!

Contact Info:
  • www.musart.ca
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MEC North Vancouver Race Four 5k/10k
August 06, 2016 - 9:00am / 9:15am
Inter River Park

$15 / $25

Race Four, The Summer Sprint is sure to get your feet moving with a nice climb up the Sea to Sky Trail and wide variety of terrain. Choose from a 5K or 10K route and have a blast running through our great North Shore trails.

Delicious and nutritious bananas, JJ Bean coffee and massages will be available for all participants at the finish line. The top 3 finishers will recieve a MEC medal.

Visit the website for more information and to register online.

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Live & Local Culture Series
August 09, 2016 - 6:00-8:00pm
Parkgate Plaza

FREE!

Join us in your neighbourhood for the 2nd annual Live & Local Culture Series.

“Hot” Summer Night

The Hot Mammas, a 3 part harmony featuring smooth 60s Motown sounds along with scintillating good looks. 

Contact Info:
  • www.nvrc.ca
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Live & Local Culture Series
August 10, 2016 - 6:00-8:00pm
Lynn Valley Village

FREE!

Join us in your neighbourhood for the 2nd annual Live & Local Culture Series.

Local Showcase

Be entertained by the talented musicians from the community. Featuring the soulful sounds of North Vancouver-based Big City Soul.

Contact Info:
  • www.nvrc.ca
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Live & Local Concert Series
August 12, 2016 - 7:00-9:00pm
Edgemont Village

FREE!

Join us for some great music at the 18th annual concert series in Edgemont Village!  Don't forget your lawn chair and arrive early to enjoy the music and dancing with neighbours, family and friends.

Tonight's artist:  Souled Out (R&B Soul)

Features the very best Soul, R&B, Motown Classics, Funk, Disco and Contemporary songs from the past five decades, served up with non-stop musical energy, variety and showmanship. This collaboration of outstanding vocalists, a groove-appoved rhythm section, and the best horn section in the city will keep everyone dancing from the first note to the last.

Contact Info:
  • www.nvrc.ca
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Live & Local Concert Series
August 12, 2016 - 7:00-9:00pm
Lynn Valley Village

FREE!

Join us for some great music at the 9th annual concert series in Lynn Valley Village!  Don't forget your lawn chair and arrive early to enjoy the music and dancing with neighbours, family and friends.

Tonight's artist:  The Fab Fourever

This musical production will transport you back to the sixties, when their music was the soundtrack for a generation. A tribute band as authentic as they come, bringing the same raw energy, witty humour and undeniable charisma that saw the Beatles become the musical icons of the century.

Contact Info:
  • www.nvrc.ca
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Cates Park Concert Series
August 13, 2016 - 4:00-7:00pm
Cates Park

Free

The Cates Park Concerts are free outdoor concerts showcasing 3 local bands each Saturday night in the summer.  Bring your blanket and a lawn chair and enjoy this great opportunity to see Vancouver's up and coming talent!

Contact Info:
  • www.musart.ca
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Lower Mainland Vega Club 27th Annual Show & Shine
August 14, 2016 - 12:00-4:00pm
Waterfront Park

Free!

Join the Vega Club at Waterfront Park for their 27th Annual Show & Shine and see some classic cars

Contact Info:
  • www.nvrc.ca
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Live & Local Culture Series
August 17, 2016 - 6:00-8:00pm
Lynn Valley Village

FREE!

Join us in your neighbourhood for the 2nd annual Live & Local Culture Series.

Celtic Live

A Celtic celebration of traditional and modern music & dance featuring performances by the Nora Picket Irish Dance Academy and the modern Irish Celtic sounds of Jocelyn Pettit. 

Contact Info:
  • www.nvrc.ca
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Live & Local Culture Series
August 18, 2016 - 6:00-8:00pm
Civic Plaza

FREE!

Join us in your neighbourhood for the 2nd annual Live & Local Culture Series.

City Beat

Feel the rhythm of this interactive evening of music & movement with the Kinetic Percussion drum performance and the smooth moves of Vancouver’s Axe Capoeira.

Contact Info:
  • www.nvrc.ca
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Live & Local Concert Series
August 19, 2016 - 7:00-9:00pm
Edgemont Village

FREE!

Join us for some great music at the 18th annual concert series in Edgemont Village!  Don't forget your lawn chair and arrive early to enjoy the music and dancing with neighbours, family and friends.

Tonight's artist:  The Pernell Reichert Band (Alt Folk)

If you are looking for alt-folk, alt-country, finger-pickin', slide-playin', foot-stompin', razor-sharp folk for the road - you have come to the right place! Whether you enjoy a slow solo ballad, or a toe tappin' band - you're going to be entertained!

Contact Info:
  • www.nvrc.ca
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Live & Local Concert Series
August 19, 2016 - 7:00-9:00pm
Lynn Valley Village

FREE!

Join us for some great music at the 9th annual concert series in Lynn Valley Village!  Don't forget your lawn chair and arrive early to enjoy the music and dancing with neighbours, family and friends.

Tonight's artist:  Rich Hope and the Blue Rich Rangers (Country Soul)

A regular performer at live music venues around Vancouver, Rich Hope is sure to get you to pull on your cowboy hat and boots and kick up your heels, as he performs with his Blue Rich Rangers.

 

Contact Info:
  • www.nvrc.ca
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Cates Park Concert Series
August 20, 2016 - 4:00-7:00pm
Cates Park

Free

The Cates Park concerts are free outdoor concerts showcasing 3 local bands each Saturday night in the summer.  Bring your blanket and a lawn chair and enjoy this great opportunity to see Vancouver's up and coming talent!

Contact Info:
  • www.musart.ca
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Heritage Classic Field Meet
August 20, 2016 - 10:00am-4:00pm
Waterfront Park

Free

In it's 47th year, the Heritage Classic Field Meet and Car Show will give everyone an opportunity to see classic MG's, both classic and modern Jaguars, plus other other British classic cars.

Contact Info:
  • www.jaguarmg.com
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19th Annual BMW Concours & Heritage Celebration
August 21, 2016 - 10:00am-3:00pm
Waterfront Park

Free

Join usthe BMW Car Club of BC for this annual celebration of up to 60 years of BMW history in cars.

Contact Info:
  • www.bmwccbc.org
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Live & Local Culture Series
August 23, 2016 - 6:00-8:00pm
Parkgate Plaza

FREE!

Join us in your neighbourhood for the 2nd annual Live & Local Culture Series.

Country Kickup

Kick up your heels and learn a few dance moves during this Western themed experience. Join us for an evening of Country Line Dance from Vancouver Timberline Dance Society with your neighbours and join the foot-stompin’ good time- no experience necessary!

 

Contact Info:
  • www.nvrc.ca
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Live & Local Culture Series
August 24, 2016 - 6:00-8:00pm
Lynn Valley Village

FREE!

Join us in your neighbourhood for the 2nd annual Live & Local Culture Series.

Village Music

Engage with music and art workshops while being entertained by acoustic brass performers Sax a la mode. Fairfield Music joins the festivities with a hands-on musical zoo.

Contact Info:
  • www.nvrc.ca
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Live & Local Concert Series
August 26, 2016 - 7:00-9:00pm
Edgemont Village

FREE!

Join us for some great music at the 18th annual concert series in Edgemont Village!  Don't forget your lawn chair and arrive early to enjoy the music and dancing with neighbours, family and friends.

Tonight's artist:  Adam Woodall Band (Folk Rock)

Adam Woodall has been in the live entertainment business for over 20 years, and is a staple here on the North Shore. His musical talents allow him to play almost every type of music, from slow intimate processionals, to a full-on dance party. He is an intuitive performer who gives the people what they want!

Contact Info:
  • www.nvrc.ca
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Live & Local Concert Series
August 26, 2016 - 7:00-9:00pm
Lynn Valley Village

FREE!

Join us for some great music at the 9th annual concert series in Lynn Valley Village!  Don't forget your lawn chair and arrive early to enjoy the music and dancing with neighbours, family and friends.

Tonight's artist: R&B Conspiracy (Classic Rhythm and Blues)

The rhythm and blues powerhouse, R&B Conspiracy, is a mix of funk, soul, and traditional blues with an edge. This dynamic seven-piece band plays all of your favourite songs from the 60's to today, guaranteed to keep you grooving all night. R&B- with a twist!

Contact Info:
  • www.nvrc.ca
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Cates Park Concert Series
August 27, 2016 - 4:00-7:00pm
Cates Park

Free

The Cates Park Concerts are free outdoor concerts showcasing 3 local bands each Saturday night in the summer.  Bring your blanket and a lawn chair and enjoy this great opportunity to see Vancouver's up and coming talent!

Contact Info:
  • www.musart.ca
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All Japanese Classic
August 28, 2016 - 10:00am-3:00pm
Waterfront Park

Free

Join the West Coast Datsun Car Club for an All Japanese Classic Car Show.  View classioc models of an assortment of Japanese cars.

Contact Info:
  • www.nvrc.ca
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Polish Festival Vancouver
September 04, 2016 - 1:00-6:30pm
Lynn Valley Village Plaza

Free

It is a pleasure of the North Shore Polish Association Belweder to announce its fourth annual Polish Festival Vancouver to be held in Lynn Valley Village on September 4th and 5th, 2016.  We invite you to once again enjoy the exciting flavours of Polish culture and food.

Contact Info:
  • www.belweder.org
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Polish Festival Vancouver
September 05, 2016 - 1:00-5:00pm
Lynn Valley Village Plaza

Free

It is a pleasure of the North Shore Polish Association Belweder to announce its fourth annual Polish Festival Vancouver, to be held in Lynn Valley Village on September 4th and 5th, 2016.  We invite you to once again enjoy the exciting flavours of Polish culture and food.

Contact Info:
  • www.belweder.org
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36th Annual Terry Fox Run
September 18, 2016 - 10:00am-12:00pm
Inter-River Park

By Donation

Join us on Sunday, September 18th, for the 36th annual Terry Fox Run.  This run is a non-competitive, family-oriented, fun-filled event and welcomes all members of the community.  Participants can walk, run or bike and children in strollers are welcome to join in too!  There is no pre-registration or registration fee and no minimum amount to raise.  We do, however, ask that participants make a donation at the event of online at www.terryfox.org.

Contact Info:
  • www.terryfox.org
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Culture Days
September 30, 2016 - All Day
Various Locations

FREE!

Culture Days raises the awareness, accessibility, participation and engagement of Canadians in the arts and cultural life of their communities. With the support of volunteer groups at the national, provincial and local levels, hundreds of thousands of artists, cultural workers, organizations and groups, volunteers and supporters self-mobilize to host free participatory public activities. 

The seventh annual Culture Days weekend will take place September 30, October 1 & 2, 2016, and will feature thousands of free, hands-on, interactive activities that invite the public to participate “behind-the-scenes,” to discover the world of artists, creators, historians, architects, curators, designers and other creative people in their communities.

For more information visit: www.culturedays.ca

 

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Culture Days
October 01, 2016 - All Day
Various Locations

FREE!

Culture Days raises the awareness, accessibility, participation and engagement of Canadians in the arts and cultural life of their communities. With the support of volunteer groups at the national, provincial and local levels, hundreds of thousands of artists, cultural workers, organizations and groups, volunteers and supporters self-mobilize to host free participatory public activities. 

The seventh annual Culture Days weekend will take place September 30, October 1 & 2, 2016, and will feature thousands of free, hands-on, interactive activities that invite the public to participate “behind-the-scenes,” to discover the world of artists, creators, historians, architects, curators, designers and other creative people in their communities.

For more information visit: www.culturedays.ca

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Culture Days
October 02, 2016 - All Day
Various Locations

FREE!

Culture Days raises the awareness, accessibility, participation and engagement of Canadians in the arts and cultural life of their communities. With the support of volunteer groups at the national, provincial and local levels, hundreds of thousands of artists, cultural workers, organizations and groups, volunteers and supporters self-mobilize to host free participatory public activities. 

The seventh annual Culture Days weekend will take place September 30, October 1 & 2, 2016 and will feature thousands of free, hands-on, interactive activities that invite the public to participate “behind-the-scenes,” to discover the world of artists, creators, historians, architects, curators, designers and other creative people in their communities.

For more information visit: www.culturedays.ca

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MEC Playcard Club Night
October 06, 2016 - 7:00 - 9:00pm
MEC - 212 Brooksbank Avenue

Show your Playcard during the MEC Playcard club night and you'll receive 10% off ALL regular priced items - including bikes and boats!

Don't have a Playcard? Stop by the front desk of any NVRC Community Recreation Centres and pick one up, no purchase required.

 

Contact Info:
  • 604-987-Play (7529)
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Pumpkin Patch
October 15, 2016 - 10:00am-3:00pm
Loutet Farm

Come to Loutet Farm on October 15th, from 10am-3pm, for our annual Pumpkin Patch!  At this fun-filled family event, you can pick a pumpkin from the patch, press some fresh apple cider, listen to kid friendly tunes and participate in kids gardening activities.  Pumpkins are $5-$10, and all proceeds supoport the North Shore  Neighbourhood House's Edible Garden Project.

Contact Info:
  • www.ediblegardenproject.com
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MEC North Vancouver Race Five 5k/10k
October 22, 2016 - 9:00am - /9:15am
Lynn Headwaters

$15 / $25

Race Five, The Haunted Headwaters is the best way to get ready for Halloween this year! Dress up in your favourite (or silliest) costume and hit the trails with either a 5K or 10K race.

Delicious and nutritious bananas, JJ Bean coffee and massages will be available at the finish line for all participants. The top 3 finishers will recieve a MEC medal.

Visit the website to find out more and to register online

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MEC North Vancouver's Snowfest
November 12, 2016 - 10:00am - 2:00pm
MEC North Vancouver

FREE

Join us at MEC Snowfest North Vancouver on Saturday, November 12th, 2016! We will be celebrating everything SNOW and getting you ready to embrace every moment of this winter!

Don't miss out on this FREE event!

  • Connect with local community groups, clubs, and vendors  
  • Score a wicked deal on gear at our Snow Swap!
  • Learn something new, have some fun and meet other people to explore the great outdoors with this winter at our clinics and activities!

Don't forget your kids- they like to play outside too, and we have just the gear to get them out there! We will have tons of great activities for them in our Kidz Zone.

Visit the website for more information.

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