Free & Cheap Things to do - North Shore

(March 21, 2013 )

Master of Magic, Living Longer, Home Expo and More!


Michelle Carlson at the District Foyer Gallery

Thursday, March 21 6:30pm - 8:30pm - Opening Reception FREE
Friday, March 22 - Tuesday, May 7 8:00am - 4:30pm FREE
Michelle Carlson's art addresses memory and decay, presence and absence and reminds us how our lives adventures and observations are destined to vanish. Using textiles, found garments and photographs to expose the constant process of aging and decomposition, she transforms lifeless materials into three dimensional dynamic encounters.
District Foyer Gallery 355 West Queens Road 604-988-6844

Women's Health and Nutrition Workshop

Thursday, March 21 7:00pm - 9:00pm $5.00
In Your Own Skin is hosting a workshop on Women's Health and Nutrition covering the endocrine system and how specific foods and holistic health practices can help to balance hormones and support your mind, body and spirit.
John Braithwaite Community Centre 145 West 1st Street

Academy of Aging Presents: Maintaining Cognitive Function

Friday, March 22 12:30pm - 1:30pm FREE
Thanks to modern medicine and technology seniors are living longer and healthier lives and these seminars provide information on the many options and services available to them. This seminar will be about cognitive health, how to keep it and preserve it.
Mollie Nye House 940 Lynn Valley Road 604-986-1511 (Call Jim Jo)

Vitaly, An Evening of Wonders

Saturday, March 23 7:00pm $22
Vitaly, world class illusionist, presents a show of jaw-dropping, mind bending magic. Audiences that came to see his shows leave the performance stunned, shaking their heads, unable to comprehend what they just experienced. A master of magic, his illusions make the audience gasp in astonishment and leave them wondering "how did he do that ?" Between making drawings and paintings come to life, teleporting playing cards and making the photo ID on your driver's licence disappear, Vitaly will have you believing in the impossible.
Presentation House Theatre 333 Chesterfield Avenue 604-990-3474

North Vancouver Spring Expo 2013

Friday, March 22 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Saturday, March 23 9:30am - 5:30pm
Sunday, March 24 10:00am - 4:00pm FREE
North Vancouver's building, renovation and décor show with over a hundred exhibitors has something for everybody. Ideas, information and inspiration on everything to make your home and garden beautiful.
Karen Magnussen Community Recreation Cetnre 2300 Kirkstone Road  1-800-471-1112

Easter Eggstravaganza

Saturday, March 23 1:00pm - 3:30pm $2
Join us for Easter fun in the pool. Lots of games and activities for all ages. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult. Hunt: 1:00pm - 1:30pm Swim: 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Ron Andrews Community Recreation Centre 931 Lytton Street 604-987-PLAY(7529)

Soshin Girls School Band

Sunday, March 24 2:00pm FREE
Making their return visit to North Vancouver this is the latest in a long series of visits by top rated Japanese High School Bands. Members of the community who have been dazzled in the past will not want to miss this concert. Come and see the amazing skills of these fine young musicians.
Centennial Theatre 2300 Lonsdale Avenue 604-984-4484

MEC North Vancouver: Race Two 5/10K

Saturday, March 30 9:00pm - 11:30pm $15
Come join MEC North Vancouver for their second race of the year! The top three overall finishers in each distance will receive a custom medal. Coffee, bananas and massages at the finish line!
This race is a BC Athletics sanctioned event.
Inter River Park 1301 Lillooet Road & Premier Street 604-990-4417

Block Watch 25th Anniversary Celebration

Thursday, April 4 7:00pm - 9:30pm FREE
Your neighbourhood crime prevention program invites you to join them for two exciting presentations given by Sargent Kevin Bracewell - Afghanistan Tour, and Jesse Miller - Social Media Education and Awareness. Tickets must be picked up ahead at the Lonsdale community Policing Centre 147 East 14th Street.
Centennial Theatre 2300 Lonsdale Avenue 604-985-0800