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What: CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS The Canadian Cancer Society is looking for volunteers in Whistler and Pemberton to help out with their program. Specific positions include a marketing and communications leader, a secretary, community support volunteers, and peer support volunteers. For more info, contact Kim at 1-800-229-8288 or .

When: Ongoing

Where: Volunteer page at .


What: TILE PAINTING Drop by and watch artist Penny Eder-Martyn work on tile projects or paint detailed designs on ceramics. You can also view works of art throughout the asymmetrical house. For more info, contact 604-932-0671 or .  

When: Every Thursday, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Where: Garlick Mountain Tile and Ceramics Studio, 9459 Emerald Dr.


What: CORE READING PROGRAM Join the Whistler Core for great story books that will inspire curiosity in books for kids! This program is geared towards children two to seven years old. Each week will have a different story to read and a new and exciting adventure to experience. $2/child.

When: Saturday January 29, 12:15 – 1 p.m.

Where: Whistler Core


What: FIRST NIGHT 2008 Back again to ring you into the New Year, Whistler First Night is the place to be on December 31. There’s something for all ages at this annual alcohol-free event – singers, fire masters, jugglers, clowns, craft tables and so much more. When: Monday December 31

Where: Throughout the village


What: POLAR BEAR SWIM The Squamish Polar Bear club will be hosting its infamous Polar Bear Swim in the waters of the Howe Sound at Squamish’s Nexen Beach. This is a family event, which means no alcohol will be tolerated. Dogs must be on leash. For more info, contact 604-815-3858 or .

When: Tuesday January 1, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Where: Nexen Beach Lands, Squamish


What: WHISTLER READS Come discuss Alan Greenspan’s book “The Age of Turbulence” at this Whistler Read’s event. Guest speaker Glen Donaldson from the Sauder School of Business will also be on hand. Tickets are $20, available at . For info, contact 604-907-2804.

When: Friday January 4, 7:30 – 9:30 p.m.

Where: Four Seasons Hotel


What: 1 EARTH Code of Creation presents this art exhibit entitled “1 earth: sharing space”, which includes a collection of new paintings by artist Daniel Poisson, as well as his original B&W life-size tribal photography. For more info, contact 604-902-3474.

When: Saturday January 5

Where: MY Millennium Place


What: BOOKS ON THE MOVE Please come and cheer on members of the community as they move books from the old library into the beautiful new facility. Light refreshments will be served at this “book parade”.

When: Sunday January 13, 2 p.m.

Where: Whistler Public Library

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