Free Things To Do On The North Shore

(September 06, 2012 )

North Shore Green Markets

Friday, September 7 5:00 - 10:00pm Shipbuilders Square at the foot of Lonsdale Avenue
Wednesday, September 12 11:00am - 6:00pm Civic Plaza 141 West 14th Street
Thursday, September 13 11:00am - 6:00pm Lynn Valley Village 1277 Lynn Valley Road

This is a great opportunity to enjoy all things Canadian, shop for a variety of Canadian made products such as food, art, jewellery and more. Enjoy terrific entertainers while you browse and enjoy this delightful slice of summer.


Living Well on Lonsdale - Seniors Information Fair

Friday, September 7 10:00am - 2:00pm FREE
Get valuable information on the programs, services and age friendly businesses that add quality and value to living on the North Shore. Enjoy presentations, complimentary lunch, workshops and entertainment by the Latin band, Rio Samaya.
John Braithwaite Community Centre 145 West 1st Street 604-982-8300 Visit the website for more information

Family Days at Parkgate

Saturday, September 8 10:00am - 1:00pm FREE
Featuring the Flow Show, an extreme mountain biking demonstration of unique airborne bicycle acts held in a huge setting of jumps and ramps. There'll also be face painting, balloon art, birthday cupcakes, fire safety house and much more. Fun for the whole family.
Parkgate Community Centre 3625 Banff Court 604-983-6350 Visit the website for more information

Wild Bird Trust of BC Walk - Autumn

Saturday, September 8 10:00am FREE
Summer is drawing to a close and with it the departure of many of the species we've grown used to over the summer months. Those who stay are using this perfect time of autumn to collect twigs and mosses and construct themselves a cozy nest for the coming winter. Walk goes rain or shine so dress accordingly.
Maplewood Flats 2645 Dollarton Highway

Coho Festival

Saturday, September 8 & Sunday, September 9 11:00am - 6:00pm FREE
The whole family can enjoy a day of fun at Ambleside Park. Live entertainment, great food and interactive learning about the environment, salmon and other wildlife. This festival will be a zero waste event, meaning all materials used will be recyclable, reusable or compostable. Patrons are encouraged to take public transit and there will be a bike valet service available. If you are driving there is no parking on site so please use Park Royal and take the provided shuttle to the event.
Ambleside Park West Vancouver Visit the website for more information

Tag You're Knit

Saturday, September 8 12:00 - 4:00pm FREE
As summer comes to an end, so does the tag you're knit yarn bombing project. However, there's still one more yarn bombing to stitch up and install. The creative efforts of the participating knitters are ready to be constructed into some spectacular knit graffiti and we encourage everyone to join in, watch, lend a hand and even install some knit graffiti yourself.
Rey Sargent Park West 21st Street and Lonsdale Avenue 604-988-6844 Visit the website for more information

North Shore Candlelight Tribute

Saturday, September 8 6:00pm FREE
This is a community heritage event honouring our local veterans, current serving members of the Canadian Forces and their families. Meet those who valiantly represent our nation, putting themselves in harms way to protect the dignity and values we so cherish living in Canada. Reception to follow at Boal Chapel
North Vancouver Cemetary Lilloet Road Visit the website for more information

Mercedes Benz in the Park

Sunday, September 9 10:00am - 2:00pm FREE
One of the most celebrated brands in Automobile history and their enthusiastic collectors and fans, come together to view unique and one of a kind models, exclusive collections and new exciting designs.
Waterfront Park 200 West Esplanade

Carousel Chorus Open House

Tuesday, September 11 7:30 - 9:30pm FREE
Carousel Chorus, a non auditioned community choir based on the North Shore, is welcoming men and women of all vocal types as new members. No experience necessary, only a desire to learn and perform a varied choral repertoire in a supportive and fun environment. Rehearsals are held every Tuesday from 7:30pm - 9:30pm from September to May. Anyone interested in trying out is invited to this meet and greet open house. Refreshments, a sing-a-long and choir information will be featured. For more information call June at 604-929-1405.
Cloverly Elementary School 440 Hendry Avenue