WHISTLER WRITERS FESTIVAL>>
The festival continues this weekend with various events. For info contact Stella Harvey at firstname.lastname@example.org or 604-932-4518.
DAY OF THE DEAD>>
Celebrate the Mexican holiday Day of the Dead at the Whistler Public Library on Sat. Nov. 13 from 10:30-11:30 a.m. The event is geared for 5-9 year olds with stories, rhymes, games and a craft. Pre-registration required. Call 604-932-5564.
A touch of India is coming to MY Place. Trained in two classical styles of vocal music from India, namely Ghazals (songs of poetry and love) and Punjabi folk songs, Kiran Ahluwalia will perform in Whistler on Sat. Nov. 13 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $17/$20 from 604-935-8410.
SCREENING MAMMOGRAPHY MOBILE CLINIC>>
The mobile mammography van is coming to the Whistler Health Care Centre Nov. 15-17. Call 1-800-663-9203 for an appointment.
WELCOME WEEK SCAVENGER HUNT>>
Newcomers can learn a little about Whistler during the Scavenger Hunt on Wed. Nov. 17. The hunt begins at Glacier Staff Housing on Blackcomb Mountain at 1 p.m. Prizes and BBQ to follow event. $2 admission.
Clubs, Recreation, Activities, Volunteer Experiences will all be on display at Whistlers new Adult Recreation Fair on Thurs. Nov. 18 from 1-3 p.m. at Myrtle Philip School. For info call Julie at 604-935-4222.
Moist II will take place at Meadow Park Sports Centre on Thurs. Nov. 18. Its a pool party with DJ Phroh, Thai massage, snacks, hot tub, sauna and bathrobes to lounge in. This alcohol free event will kick off at 9 p.m. Admission $2/$4
Its the annual holiday pantomime time! Sleeping Beauty will get a Whistler twist at MY Place from Thurs. Nov. 18 to Sat. Nov. 20. Shows start at 7:30 p.m. There will be a 12:30 matinee on Sat. Tickets are $13-$17. Call 604-935-8410.
The Black Tusk Village and Pinecrest Estates Christmas Craft Fair is taking place on Sat. Nov. 20 at the Black Tusk Community Hall from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Check out the art, photography, bake sale, face painting and kids crafts.
NORDIC X-COUNTRY SWAP>>
Check out the fifth annual cross-country swap at Myrtle Philip on Sat. Nov. 20 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. For info contact Cheryl Morningstar at 604-932-3438.
BACKCOUNTRY AVALANCHE WORKSHOP>>
Learn the latest on avalanche risk at the full day workshop in Vancouver at the Ridge Theatre on Sun. Nov. 21, Tickets are $40 for anyone interested in backcountry avalanche safety. For tickets go to www.avalanche.ca.