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What: WHISTLER YOUTH STRING ENSEMBLE Young musicians between 13 and 18 years old are invited to join this newly formed music group for teens who have experience and would like to play with others their own age. The Whistler Arts Council has provided a grant which will be used to rent a cello, viola and double bass to compliment violins. For more info, contact 604-967-1681.

When: Wednesdays, 4 – 5 p.m.

Where: Alta Lake School

 

What: VOLUNTEERS NEEDED The Canadian Cancer Society is looking for someone to lead our team of volunteers in Whistler and Pemberton. For more info, please call Kim Aubert at 1-888-229-8288.

When: Ongoing

Where: www.cancer.ca

 

What: FILM SCREENING Come out to the premier of local film Community Now: Made in Whistler, which features Whistler kids and their talents. The film is presented by the Whistler Museum as part of Celebration 2010. Event is free with music by Ali Milner, a student art exhibition and free refreshments. For more info, call 604-932-2019.  

When: Thursday February 21

Where: MY Millennium Place

 

What: CANADIAN AVALANCE FOUNDATION GALA DINNER Guest speaker Andrew Bash will talk about his famous expedition to Mt. Everest at this fundraising dinner and silent auction. Tickets are $1500 for a table of 10 or $175 each. For more info, contact 403-678-1235 or info@avalanchefoundation.ca .

When: Friday February 22, 6 p.m.

Where: Roundhouse Lodge, Whistler Mountain

 

What: ANNUAL LOPPET Join the Whistler Nordics for their 30 th Annual Loppet at Nicklaus North Clubhouse and the Lost Lake Trails. Participants must register online at www.zone4.com . For more information about the Loppet, go to www.whistlernordics.com .

When: Sunday February 24, 10 a.m.

Where: Nicklaus North Clubhouse

 

What: SNOW SCULPTING ON WHISTLER MOUNTAIN As part of Celebration 2010, the Whistler Arts Council is pleased to announce the return of the Canadian National Snow Sculpture Team with special guests, Team Alberta.

When: Wednesday February 27 to Thursday February 28

Where: Whistler Mountain

 

What: SLEIGH RIDES OR SNOWSHOE TOURS The Whistler Alcohol and Drug Committee presents this event as part of their aim to get families to spend time together while participating in a fun activity. Activities are 50 per cent off. For more info, contact 604-902-1366.

When: Tuesday March 4

Where: The Chalet at the Chateau Whistler Golf Course

 

What: NUTRITION TALK Dr. Peter Bennett will return to Whistler to lecture on trauma and repair with nutrition. Tickets cost $5. To register, please go to www.whistlerwellness.com .

When: Saturday March 8, 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.

Where: Summit Lodge

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