Spirituality of Wine: A social gathering, bible study and wine appreciation class March 11 and April 15, 7 p.m. at Lynn Valley United Church, 3201 Mountain Hwy., North Vancouver. Fee: $25 per session. Registration: 604-987-2114 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Spring and Norouz Festival: The Canadian Iranian Foundation will hold this annual event Sunday, March 11, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at Mickey McDougall Community Centre, St. Andrews Avenue and East 23rd Street, North Vancouver. There will be performers, a children's playground, face painting, Cinemazoo, arts and crafts and food. Admission: $1 which will go to the Food Bank of the North Shore.
The Persian Fire Festival will take place Tuesday, March 13, 4-11 p.m. at Ambleside Park, West Vancouver. There will be live music, entertainment, Persian food and fire jumping. Admission: $3 which includes a raffle ticket. For more information call 604-726-1650, 778881-4902 or visit www.iccofbc. com.
Circle Dance: Learn easy dances with music and steps from many traditions Wednesday, March 14, 7-9 p.m. (arrive 6: 45 p.m.). Admission by donation. Registration and location: Wendy Anne, 604-988-3522.
CrossTalk: Retired minister Rev. Marianna Harris will speak on giving peace a chance - the challenge of Israel and Palestine Wednesday, March 14, 7 p.m. at St. Francis-in-the-Wood Anglican Church, 4773 South Piccadilly Rd., West Vancouver.
Ease into E-Books: Learn all the basics about library e-books at one of the North Vancouver District Public Library's free sessions. Registration: 604-987-4471.
Local Author Series: Bernice Lever will read from her prizewinning poetry Wednesday, March 14, 6: 30 p.m. at the North Vancouver City Library, 120 West 14th St. A question and answer period will follow the reading. Free. Info: www. nvcl.ca or email@example.com.
Rethink Food and Waste Film and Speaker Night: A screening of Dirt! The Movie Wednesday, March 14, 6: 308: 30 p.m. at Kay Meek Centre, 1700 Mathers Ave., West Vancouver. Learn how the dirt that recycles our water, gives us food and provides us shelter can be used as a source of medicine, beauty and culture. Free. Info: Karen Morton at firstname.lastname@example.org, www. ecourbia.org or www.dirtthemovie.org.
The Ultimate Traveller: A se-ries of travel talks accompanied by photographs with world traveller Peter Langer Wednesdays, 7 p.m. at the Ferry Building Gallery, 1414 Argyle Ave., West Vancouver. Schedule: Argentina, March 14 and Ecuador, March 21. Fee: $15 per session. Registration: 604-925-7270.
The West Vancouver Historical Society will hold a general meeting Wednesday, March 14, 7 p.m. at the West Vancouver Seniors' Activity Centre, 695 21st St. Don Grant will give a presentation about Hollyburn Lodge which will include a video.
100 Years of Community: West Vancouver will honour its past and celebrate its future with centennial celebrations kicking off Thursday, March 15, noon-4 p.m. at the West Vancouver Memorial Library, 1950 Marine Dr. There will be all kinds of entertainment and an opening ceremony will take place at 2: 15 p.m. with cupcakes to follow. Info: www. westvan100.ca.
North Vancouver Spring Home Expo will take place March 16, 5-9 p.m., March 17, 9: 30 a.m.-5: 30 p.m. and March 18, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Karen Magnussen Community Centre, 2300 Kirkstone Rd. There will be over 100 exhibitors with ideas for your next home project or you can find suppliers and contractors to help finish what you've already started. Free. Info 604-987-Play (7529).
Computer Class - Facebook Basics: A free demonstrationstyle class is scheduled to take place on Thursday, March 22, from 7 p.m. to 8: 30 p.m. at North Vancouver City Library, 120 West 14th St. Learn how to create an account, communicate with others and protect your privacy. Registration not required. Info: 604-998-3450 or www.nvcl.ca.
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