ALPINE CLUB OF CANADA, WHISTLER SECTION Outdoor club focused on mountaineering, ski touring, climbing and hiking. Trip schedule at www.alpineclubofcanada.ca/sections/whistler.html. Call 604-902-1772 for details.
AMERICAN FRIENDS OF WHISTLER A group of Americans with ties to Whistler who raise and distribute funds for enhancing the Whistler community and to foster greater understanding and friendship between Canadian and American people. For more information visit www.afow.org
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 is a non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation of the environment and moving towards environmental sustainability. AWARE meets the first Wednesday of every odd month, 6 p.m. at the Westin. For more info about AWARE, contact Sara Jennings at email@example.com or visit the website at www.awarewhistler.org.
BIG BROTHERS/BIG SISTERS Please call 604 938 9299 if you would like to make a difference in a child's life. Adult mentors provide friendship and fun for children in elementary schools one hour per week.
CANADIAN HOME BUILDERS' ASSN (CHBA) The Sea to Sky Chapter of the CHBA meets every second Wednesday at Earl's Restaurant from 12 -1:15 p.m. All members and non-members welcome! For more info, contact Bronwen at 604-902-4104 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
COUNCIL OF CANADIANS The Whistler chapter invites locals to engage in discussions of Canadian sovereignty, social justice, water issues, healthcare, security issues and international trade. Contact Betty at email@example.com
DUPLICATE BRIDGE CLUB The Whistler Residents Duplicate Bridge Club meets every Wednesday from 9:40 a.m. to 1 p.m. at MY Place. Brush-up Mondays from 2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Visitors and new members are warmly welcomed. For info or partnership arrangements call Shirley at 604-932-5368 or Astrid at 604-938-9274. Call to confirm.
GET BEAR SMART SOCIETY People and Bears Living in Harmony. Learn more about co-existing with bears in your backyard. Call us at 604-905-4209 or at www.bearsmart.com
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 604-932-5699, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.whistlermac.org
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 Provides temporary shelter in a safe, supportive environment for women and their children experiencing abuse in relationships. Locations in Whistler and Pemberton. Services avail 24 hours a day. All services are free. Call 1-877-890-5711 or 604-892-5711.