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VENUES: Gordon Smith Gallery, Deep Cove Cultural Centre, Parks Heritage Centre, Ron Andrews Community Centre, NV Museum & Archives, NV City Library, WV Memorial Library, Supernal Arts Academy, and MORE!


                                  Hands-On Activity                               Excursion   

                                  Behind-the-Scenes                          Discussion


  Download the 2014 North Shore Culture Days brochure HERE.*

* Please note that some event information included in the printed brochure has changed. The most up to date information can be found in the listings here.



Friday September 26th


Friday 10:00am-11:30am

  Arts Grants Workshop - An Inside Look. NVRC Cultural Services staff offer grant writing tips, information on grant jury process, and more. North Shore Neighbourhood House, 225 East 2nd St.



Friday 10:00am -5:00pm

  I Love North Van - Outdoor Painting For Fun. Get out and paint the beautiful North Shore and find your inner artist with instruction from the Supernal Arts Academy, 100 East 3rd St.



Friday 11:00am-1:00pm

  Reflections - Art for an Oil Free Coast Exhibit & Film.  Raincoast Conservation Foundation artists & Tsleil-Waututh Sacred Trust chart the journey of many of BC's finest artists into the Great BEar Rainforest in film and art. 1620 Mt. Seymour Rd.


Friday 11:00am-3:00pm

Stories & Photographs of the Seymour Area. The history of Deep Cove comes alive through archival photos and stories passed down through generations ,  Deep Cove Heritage Society, 4360 Gallant Ave.



Friday 12noon-5:00pm

  FREE Admission: Gordon Smith Gallery of Canadian Art. A chance to view the outstanding collection including works by artists Gordon Smith, Jack Shadbolt, Bill Reid & Douglas Coupland.  2121 Lonsdale Ave.

2121 Lonsdale Ave



Friday 1-2:00pm, 2-3:00pm, 3-4:00pm

Behind-the-Scenes Tours at the North Vancouver Archives. Find out how is our history is preserved for life!  Learn how to use the finding aids, and see how the archivists care for community records. NV Museum & Archives, 3203 Institute Rd.



Friday 2:00-3:00pm, 3:00-4:00pm

How to Preserve The Family Records Workshop. Archivist Janet Turner shows how to save treasured family photos & mementos. NV Museum & Archives. 3203 Institute Rd.  Pre-registration required.



Friday 2:00-4:30pm

  Walk Down Lonsdale Public Art Tour.  Join public art expert Bill MacDonald (founder of Artists for Kids Trust) for a stroll down Lonsdale Ave and a look at great public art including the Vancouver Biennale The Meeting & Walking Figures . Meet in front of Smith Gallery on Lonsdale & 22nd.



Friday 4:00-4:30pm

  Public Art Unveiling in Lower Lonsdale.  Mayor Mussatto and artist Germaine Koh unveil GroundWaterSeaLevel, the latest addition to the City's Public Art collection.  Entrance to the traffic circle at the bottom of Chesterfield Ave. near the Seabus in Lower Lonsdale.



Friday 4:00-5:30pm

What's the Word? Party! Teens Grade 7 & Up. Wordplay Scavenger Hunts, a Story Mapping Challenge, and trivia involving all things literary. Prizes will be awarded! Snacks too!  North Van City Library, 120 W. 14th St.



Friday 4:00-5:00, 5:00-6:00pm

  Childrens' Dance Classes at Vanleena Dance Academy.  Kids can try out a variety of dance classes.  Fun, energetic, innovative and free!
4-5pm: Musical Theatre & Tap (5-8 year olds)
4-5pm:  Super Hero Hip Hop (5-7 year olds)
5-6pm:  Hip Hop (8-11 year olds)
Vanleena Dance Academy, 1152 Welch St.



Friday 5:00-6:00pm

  CULTURE DAYS KICK OFF, North Shore Mayors Face The Music! Shipbuilders' Square, Lower Lonsdale waterfront.


Ron Andrews Community Recreation Centre
Ron Andrews Community Recreation Centre

Friday 7:00-9:00pm

Friday Night Live Improv. A magical blend of improvised music & comedy with a dash of special guest performance! This event is the perfect recipe for a family evening out! Professional cast are masters of making it up as they go with combined talent of decades of experience. Lynn Valley United Church, 3201 Mountain Hwy.



Friday 7:30-8:45pm

Behind the Music! Tribute to Dinah Washington. Singer Jaclyn Guillou musical tribute to a legend whose career included gospel, jazz, blues and popular hits.  Guillou performs with her stellar band & the singers of Company B.  West Vancouver Memorial Library, 1950 Marine Dr.

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