ALPINE CLUB OF CANADA,
WHISTLER SECTION Outdoor club focused on mountaineering, ski touring, climbing
Call 604-902-1772 for details.
Art in the wild Carol Roberts
hosts a free nature walk with sketching and painting every Wednesday at 6:30
p.m. at different Whistler locations. Bring paper and pen. For info contact
Carol at firstname.lastname@example.org.
AWARE The Association of
Whistler Area Residents for the Environment is a non-profit, member-driven
organization dedicated to preserving the environment and moving toward
environmental sustainability. AWARE meets the first Wednesday of every month at
7 p.m. at the Westin Resort & Spa. For more info about AWARE: www.awarewhistler.org
BIG BROTHERS, BIG SISTERS The
In School Mentoring Program is starting at Spring Creek Elementary in February
2006. If you are a male and have one hour per week (11:30-12:30) on a Tuesday
or Thursday and you want to make a difference in the life of a child, call
Helen Brownrigg ASAP at 604-938-9299.
Career Counselling Looking
for help with career direction? Call the Whistler Employment Resource Centre at
604-932-6281 ext. 11 for an appointment.
Canadian home Builders’ Assn
The Sea to Sky Chapter of the CHBA meets every second Wednesday at El Tipo’s in
Creekside from 12-1 p.m. Members and non-members welcome. Contact Bronwen at
COUNCIL OF CANADIANS The
Whistler chapter invites locals to engage in discussions of Canadian
sovereignty, social justice, water issues, heathcare, security issues and
international trade. Contact Betty at email@example.com.
DUPLICATE BRIDGE CLUB The
Whistler Residents Duplicate Bridge Club meets every Wednesday from 9 a.m. to
12:30 p.m. at MY Place. Visitors and new members are warmly welcomed. For info
or partnership arrangements call Shirley at 604-932-5368 or Astrid at
ELIZABETH MANSO VISITING
VOLUNTEERS A volunteer support group for the incapacitated who do not have the
support, help and comfort needed. In case of confinement to home, either
terminal or temporary, the group can be called upon for assistance. Call the
Whistler Community Services Society at
Get bEAR Smart SOCIETy People
and Bears Living in Harmony. Learn more about coexisting with bears in your
backyard. Call us at 604-905-4209 or at
Girl guides The Girl Guides,
Sparks, Brownies and Pathfinders (ages 5-15) meet weekly Sept. to May. For info
contact Cherie at 604-894-5443 or Shelagh at 604-932-9675.
MATURE ACTION COMMITTEE (MAC)
MAC’s goal is to create resident housing projects for seniors that respond to
their special needs and desire to remain in Whistler, such that long term
residents can mature in place. Call 604-932-6167 or
My millennium place
Whistler’s community centre for arts, culture and inspiration. Performance
theatre, art gallery, daycare, youth centre, meditation room, meeting
facilities . Visit www.MyPlaceWhistler.org or call 604-935-8410.
PEarl’s safe home A program
designed to provide temporary shelter (one to five days) in a safe and
supportive environment for women who are experiencing abuse in an intimate
relationship, and for their children. With locations in Whistler and Pemberton,
the program offers assistance, support, referrals, community resource and
outreach services. Crisis line is staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week:
1-877-890-5711 or 604-892-5711.
PEMBERTON arts council
Connect with other artists, writers, artisans, musicians and other creative
types and help make Pemberton a vibrant arts community. Meetings every third
Thursday, 7:30 p.m., 1422 Collins Road. Call 604-894-5558 or
PEMBERTON VALLEY TRAILS
ASSOCIATION Meets the second Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Pemberton
Recreation Centre. Call 604-894-6402.
CLUB Teaching traditional Shito Ryu Karate since 1985. Non-profit, sanctioned
and insured by Karate B.C., affiliated with the NKA and the WKF. Kids and Adult
classes in Pemberton, Whistler and Mt. Currie, we meet Monday, Wednesday and
Thursday. Contact Doug 604-932-3022 or Richard 604-894-5357.
RE-USE-IT CENTRE Open daily,
10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. at the recycling depot in Function Junction. New or used
items that are clean, in good shape and working order will be accepted.
tetra Society, whistler
chapter This non-profit volunteer-based organization creates assistive devices
for people with disabilities. Project requests and volunteers, particularly
those with mechanical and design skills, are needed. Contact Carla at
604-905-9597 or go to www.tetrasociety.org for info.
TOASTMASTERS CLUB Interested
in mastering communication skills, conducting meetings and delivering speeches
in a friendly group and supportive environment? Drop in for free to the
Whistler Toastmasters Club every Wed. at 5:30 p.m. at Municipal Hall. For info
call Ralph Forsyth at 604-905-8997.
WHISTLER ADAPTIVE Sports
PROGRAM This non-profit society provides sports and recreation experiences for
people with disabilities. Donations of equipment or funds help provide those
opportunities. Call Chelsey Walker at 604-935-9406 or email
firstname.lastname@example.org to volunteer or donate.
WHISTLER ANIMALS GALORE
WAG is a no-kill animal shelter
dedicated to protecting and enhancing the lives of lost, unwanted and homeless
animals. Take part in volunteer dog walking every day from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and
3-5 p.m. Call 604-935-8364 or stop by the shelter located on Nesters Road by
the recycling depot.
WHISTLER ARTS COUNCIL
Whistler’s central resource for the arts. Full arts and culture listings for
events at www.whistlerartscouncil.com. The arts council has a comprehensive
artist directory and produces numerous programs, events and performances
year-round. For info call 604-938-9221 or email@example.com.
WHISTLER BOTTLE DEPOT Fall
hours for the Bottle Depot are Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday from 12-4
p.m. The recycling depot is located on Nesters Road, next to municipal works
yard. Most drinkable containers are now on the deposit-refund system.
Commercial loads accepted by
appointment. Call 604-932-3733.
WHISTLER EMPLOYMENT RESOURCE
CENTRE Computer and Internet access, job postings and employment resources.
Open Mon-Fri. from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call 604-932-6281 ext. 11. Located in the
Chamber office above the Visitor Information Centre.
STEWARDSHIP GROUP The WFSG exists to restore Whistler’s waterways through
education, projects, advocacy, and community partnerships. There are volunteer
opportunities throughout the summer for water quality sampling, fish
monitoring, educational programs and habitat restoration. Call 604-935-8374 or
e-mail Heather Beresford at firstname.lastname@example.org.
WHISTLER HOUSING AUTHORITY
Provides long-term rental and ownership housing for Whistler residents. All
eligible residents can register with the WHA to purchase or rent a resident
restricted property. For details visit www.whistlerhousing.ca. The WHA also
provides a free rental listing service for landlords. The office is located in
Creekside. Visit www.whistlerhousing.ca.
WHISTLER lions Club The club
meets on the first Tuesday of each month. Ladies welcome. Call Ed at
WHISTLER Museum and archives
The Whistler Museum is the place to DISCOVER Whistler’s human and natural
history, Olympic story and unique mountain life. The Museum offers a variety of
programs, events and exhibits for all ages. There is something for everyone.
Visit the museum on Main Street, next to the library. Operating hours are
Thursdays 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Friday to Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more
info call 604-932-2019 or visit www.whistlermuseum.org.
WHISTLER PUBLIC LIBRARY Open
from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Mon/Tues/Thurs and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fri/Sat/Sun. Closed Wednesdays.
Located at 4329 Main Street in Village North. Drop-in pre-school storytime:
1:30-2 p.m. on Tues. Storytime programs are designed for 3 to 5 year olds but
older siblings are welcome too. Drop-In Toddler Storytimes: 10:30-11 a.m. Fri.
For more info call 604-932-5564.
WHISTLER SINGERS This adult
community choir rehearses Wednesday evenings 7-9 p.m. preparing for
performances throughout the year. New members both vocal and instrumental are
always welcome. Call Candice at 604-932-3022.
ZERO CEILING SOCIETY A
Whistler based charity whose mission is to operate innovative and sustainable
community programs delivering adventure-based learning for disadvantaged and
at-risk youth in the Lower Mainland and Sea to Sky corridor.
Donations and interested volunteers are most welcome!
Please call Marnie Walter at 604-938-0628 or visit www.zeroceiling.org.