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
Volunteer page at
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
Every Thursday, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Where: Garlick Mountain Tile and Ceramics Studio, 9459 Emerald Dr.
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.
Saturday January 29, 12:15 – 1 p.m.
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
Throughout the village
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
Tuesday January 1, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Nexen Beach Lands, Squamish
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
Friday January 4, 7:30 – 9:30 p.m.
Four Seasons Hotel
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,
Saturday January 5
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”.
Sunday January 13, 2 p.m.
Whistler Public Library