What: LUNAFLIKS The last Lunaflik of the summer season is Lock, Stock, and Two Smoking Barrels, an underground British gangster flick from director Guy Ritchie. It is a brutally exciting and viciously funny film filled with bittersweet black humor. It’s a $5 entry, $3 with a LUNA card. Bring lawn chairs and blankets to make the evening complete and don’t forget those warm layers as the night gets chilly. Call 604-902-0769 for details.
When: Thursday August 25, dusk
Where: Lost Lake Park
What: REEL ALTERNATIVES Saint Ralph is the story of a Catholic school boy who believes he can save his mother’s life by winning the Boston Marathon. Check out this bittersweet comedy on the big screen at the idyllic outdoor setting of Lost Lake Park. Bring blankets and chairs. Tickets are $5. Rain location is MY Millennium Place at 9 p.m. Call 604-935-8035 for details.
When: Friday August 26, 9:30 p.m.
Where: Lost Lake Park
What: FLEA MARKET Check out the crafts, concessions, book table and much more at the Pemberton and District Museum flea market. For info call 604-894-5504.
When: Saturday August 27, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Pemberton Museum, 7455 Prospect Road
What: ROTARY CORN ROAST The Rotary Club of Whistler is holding its 25th annual Labour Day Weekend Corn Roast. Fresh, Chilliwack corn will be cooked on site. All proceeds from sales will go to fund various charitable projects such as the Whistler Adaptive Sports Program, Rotary Student Exchange Programs, the Head of the Lake School at Skatin Nation, and overseas projects in Romania and Tanzania.
When: September 3-5, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: Whistler Village, beside Keir Jewellery
What: WHISTLER CHILDREN’S CHORUS Rehearsals resume for the community youth choir. All singers in Grades 8 -12 are welcome and Whistler Secondary students are eligible to receive Fine Arts course credit. Rehearsals are every Wednesday from 6:30 - 8 p.m. at in the Music Room at Spring Creek School. Contact Alison at 604.932.2979. www.whistlerchildrenschorus.ca
When: Wednesday September 7
Where: Spring Creek School
What: WHISTLER WRITER’S FESTIVAL Featuring a retreat for emerging writers. Several lectures and readings will be open to the public for drop-in fees ranging from $10-$50. 604-932-4518 for more information or www.theviciouscircle.ca
When: Monday September 8 to Saturday September 13.
Where: Various Locations in Whistler.
What: BRACKENDALE FALL FAIR If you think you might want to volunteer at the annual Brackendale Fall Fair with its garden produce, home baking, and craft booths as well as tractor rides and games, then call Dan McRae at 604-898-8499.
When: Saturday September 10
Where: Brackendale Farmer’s Institute Fair Grounds
What: PARALYMPIC OPEN HOUSE Concerned about the Paralympic arena and where it might go? Learn more at an RMOW open house. Options include building it in the village, at Meadow Park or in Squamish. The is the community’s chance to provide comment before council makes their final decision on Sept. 6.
When: Saturday August 27, 2-7 p.m.
Where: Spruce Grove Field House
What: AWARE MEETING The monthly meeting of the Association of Whistler Area Residnets for the Environment. Guest speaker Marc Zurburchen, the One-Tonne Challenge Coordinator. Please notice the change of venue this month.
When: Wednesday September 7, 7 p.m.
Where: The Westin