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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 Americans with ties to Whistler who raise and distribute funds for enhancing the Whistler community and to foster greater friendship between Canadians and Americans. For more information visit www.afow.org

 

AWARE is a non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation of the environment Meets the first Wednesday of every odd month, 6 p.m. at the Westin. For more ino contact Sara Jennings at aware@direct.ca or visit 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)  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 chbaseatosky@whooshnet.com.

 

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 bmcw@telus.net

 

DUPLICATE BRIDGE CLUB Meets Wednesdays at MY Place, from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Visitors and new members are warmly welcomed. For info or partnership arrangements call Astrid at 604-938-9274 or Jill, 932-5791.

 

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 help them remain in Whistler.. Call 604-932-5699, email whistlermac@telus.net, 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 Temporary shelter in a safe, supportive environment for women and children experiencing abuse in relationships. Locations in Whistler and Pemberton, available 24 hours a day. All services are free. Call 1-877-890-5711 or 604-892-5711.

 

PEMBERTON ARTS COUNCIL Connect with other artists, writers, 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 www.pembertonart.com

 

PEMBERTON COMMUNITY CHOIR Sparkle Choir (Grades 1-3) rehearses every Wed. from 12:30 - 12:55 p.m. at Signal Hill Elementary School. Pembertunes (Grades 4-7) every Tues. from 3:30 to 5 p.m. at St. David's United Church. Call 604-894-1520.

 

PEMBERTON AND DISTRICT MUSEUM AND ARCHIVE SOCIETY The society meets every 3rd Wed of the month. Open May to September, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., seven days a week. Contact pdmas@telus.net.

 

PEMBERTON VALLEY TRAILS ASSOCIATION Meets the second Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Pemberton Recreation Centre. Call 604-894-6402.

 

PEMBERTON WILDLIFE ASSOCIATION Formed in 1962, the PWA's mandate focuses on conservation of all fish and wildlife species. It's an affiliate of the BC Wildlife Federation and operates a certified shooting range. For more info call (604) 894-5730.

 

PEMBERTON/WHISTLER KARATE CLUB Teaching traditional Shito Ryu Karate since 1985. Kids and Adult classes in Pemberton, Whistler and Mt. Currie, meeting Mon., Wed. and Thurs. Contact Doug 604-932-3022 or Richard 604-894-5357.

 

REGIONAL RECYCLING WHISTLER Hours for bottle drop-off are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Located on Nesters Road, next to municipal works yard. Deposit-refund system available. Commercial loads accepted by appointment. Call 604-932-3733.

 

ROTARY CLUB OF WHISTLER MILLENNIUM The Club holds meetings every week, Thursdays at 12:15 p.m. at the Pan Pacific Village Centre.

 

TETRA SOCIETY, SEA TO SKY Creates assistive devices for people with disabilities. Project requests and volunteers, particularly those with mechanical and design skills, are needed. Contact Karla 604-848-9597, or www.tetrasociety.org for info.

 

TOASTMASTERS CLUB Interested in mastering communication skills in a supportive environment? Drop in for free every Wed. at 5:30 p.m. at Municipal Hall, Flute Room. Contact John Pearson at 604-938-8005 or johnboyski@shaw.ca.

 

WHISTLER ADAPTIVE SPORTS PROGRAM Provides sports and recreation experiences for people with disabilities. Donations of equipment or funds help provide those opportunities. Call Chelsey Walker 604-935-9406 or email info@whistleradaptive.com.

 

WHISTLER ANIMALS GALORE (WAG) Shelter that protects and enhances the lives of lost, unwanted and homeless animals. Volunteer dog walking or animal visits on Mon. and Tues. from 3-5pm and Wed. through Sun. 1-5 pm. Call 604-935-8364.

 

WHISTLER ARTS COUNCIL Full arts and culture listings for events at www.whistlerartscouncil.com. Comprehensive artist directory and programs, events and performances year-round. Call 604-935-8232 or info@whistlerartscouncil.com

 

WHISTLER EMERGENCY SOCIAL SERVICES ESS provides short-term assistance to Whistler residents during emergencies. For more information or to join our organization, please contact our ESS Coordinator at 604-905-9393 or smozes@whistler.ca .

 

WHISTLER FOR THE DISABLED provides access to information for people with disabilities on accessible accommodations, restaurants, nightlife, recreation and tour adventures. For more info, visit www.whistlerforthedisabled.com.

 

WHISTLER FISHERIES STEWARDSHIP GROUP Restores Whistler's waterways through education and community partnerships. Opporunities for water sampling and educational programs. Call 604-935-8374 or email hberesford@whistler.ca

 

WHISTLER HOUSING AUTHORITY Long-term rental and ownership housing for Whistler residents. Eligible residents can register with the WHA to purchase or rent a resident-restricted property. For details visit www.whistlerhousing.ca.

 

WHISTLER LIONS CLUB The club meets on the first Tuesday of each month. Ladies welcome. Call Ed 604-938-9848.

 

WHISTLER MUSEUM AND ARCHIVES SOCIETY The museum is open again and offers a multi-media presentation showing the history of Whistler. It's open seven days a week, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. at 4333 Main Street. Go to www.whistlermuseum.org for more.

 

WHISTLER PUBLIC LIBRARY Open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday. Drop-in Preschool Storytime at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesdays. Singing with the Babies at 11 a.m. on Saturdays. For Call 604-935-8433.

 

WHISTLER SCOUTS Four programs for boys and girls: Beavers (ages 5- 7), Cubs (ages 8 - 9), Scouts (ages 11 - 13), and Venturers (ages 14 - 17). Meetings Monday evenings at Myrtle Philip. Contact Jim at 604 932 60941 or visit www.whistlerscouts.org.

 

WHISTLER SINGERS This adult community choir rehearses Thursday evenings 7 - 9 p.m. at Whistler Secondary, preparing for performances throughout the year. New members both vocal and instrumental are always welcome. Call Candice 604-932-3022.

 

WHISTLER VALLEY QUILTING GUILD The guild meets the second and fourth Wednesdays of every month at 7 p.m. in the Whistler Public Library. Not meeting in February. Call Paula 604-894-6292.

 

ZERO CEILING SOCIETY A Whistler-based charity whose mission is to deliver adventure-based learning for disadvantaged and at-risk youth. Donations and volunteers are welcome! Please call Marc Zurbuchen 604-935-7963 or visit www.zeroceiling.org.

 

 

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