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What: family bingo night The Whistler Skating Club is holding a fundraiser with lots of food, fun and prizes. For more info contact Sherry Baker at 604-932-1315.

WheN: Friday March 11, 5-9 p.m.

Where: Whistler Secondary School

What: friday night live Check out the talent of the local youth at a youth talent variety show, which will feature youth from the high school. Tickets are $3 for youth, $7 for adults. Call 604-935-8410.

WheN: Friday March 11, 8:30 p.m.

Where: MY Millennium Place

What: Conservation slideshow Conservationist Christina Nick will put on a slideshow based on her conservation work in Namibia for REST Rare and Endangered Species Trust. Along with the Whistler show there will be a show at the Brackendale Art Gallery on March 12 and at the Pony Espresso on March 13, both at 8 p.m.

WheN: Friday March 11, 8 p.m.

Where: DustyÕs

What: countdown to 2010 Celebrate the official five year countdown to the Paralympic Games, meet International Parlympic Committee President Phil Craven Ð and donÕt forget about the cake!

WheN: Saturday March 12, 4:30-5:30 p.m.

Where: Whistler Conference Centre

What: Lions Club Auction The Pemberton Lions Club is having a fundraising auction. For more info or to donate call Ralph at 604-894-1136.

WheN: Saturday March 12, 7:30 p.m.

Where: Pemberton Legion

What: ONe Man Lord of the rings Charles Ross is back with his one man show. Check out the antics as Ross plays all the characters, performs the music, fights the battles and ultimately triumphs over evil. Tickets are $20. Call 604-935-8410.

WheN: Sat.-Sun March 12-13, 8 p.m.

Where: MY Millennium Place

AND: Friday March 11, Saturday March 12 (matinee)

at the Eagle Eye Theatre in Squamish

What: SEASONS OF THE GRIZZLY Fred Seiler, who has spent the last 25 years studying grizzly bears in their natural habitat, will talk about the grizzlyÕs life cycle and the overall health of their biodiversity in this Whistler Naturalists Speaker Series. Admission by donation.

WheN: Wednesday March 16, 7:30 p.m.

Where: MY Millennium Place

What: alcan string quartet An evening of classical music will fill up Millennium Place. The quartet, which is celebrating its 15th season together, will play works of Haydn, Mozart, Brahms, Borodin, Debussy, Dvorak and Schubert. Tickets are $20. Call 604-935-8410.

WheN: Thursday March 17, 8 p.m.

Where: MY Millennium Place


What: CALLING VOLLIES Emergency Social Services is looking for more volunteers from the residents in Pemberton and the SLRD. Everyone over 19 years of age is welcome. Call Sharon at 604-452-2384 for info.

WheN: Monday March 14, 7 p.m.

Where: In the white house beside the village office

What: Land conservancy presentation The Land Conservancy, a non-profit group protecting habitat for plants, animals and natural communities as well as properties with historical, cultural, scenic value, will be presenting in Pemberton. Call Lisa Helmer for info at 604-894-1631.

WheN: Monday March 14, 7 p.m.

Where: Pemberton Community Centre

What: chamber luncheon Dr. Farid Novin, senior representative at the Bank of Canada, will provide info regarding current trends and developments with global, national and provincial economies. Register online at $22 for members, $25 non-members.

WheN: Wednesday March 16, 11:45 a.m.

Where: RicÕs Grill