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What: Bear population dynamics Hear local black bear researcher Michael Allen give a presentation about the population dynamics of Whistler’s black bears. Tickets are $9.99/adult and $5/child. Call 604-935-8418 for tickets.

WheN: Thursday June 9, 7 p.m.

Where: MY Millennium Place

What: Stargazing Join the Whistler Astronomy Club and local astronomer John Nemy for naked eye and telescopic tours of the stars, Jupiter and the moon. All welcome. For info email Don Brett at

WheN: Saturday June11, 10 p.m.

Where: Rainbow Park

What: Quilts in the mountains The Whistler Valley Quilters’ Guild is hosting its 4th quilt show with great quilts and projects, a merchant mall and a quilt raffle. $5 entrance

WheN: June 11-12, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Where: W-B Admin building, 4545 Blackcomb Way

What: Enviro-fest All ages welcome to celebrate National Environment Week, Whistler-style. Events include live music, mini solar car demos, displays from local groups and a fashion show.

WheN: Saturday June 11, 12-4 p.m.

Where: Town Plaza

What: think pink! Help six local women raise money for cancer research. Great prizes and drink specials. $12 minimum donation at the door. The women will be participating in the weekend to end breast cancer this August.

WheN: Saturday June 11, 8 p.m.

Where: Ocean Port Hotel, Squamish

What: pemberton folk festival There’s all kinds of sounds to get the toes a-tappin’ at the second annual Pemberton Folk Festival, including performances from Wayne Lavallee, the Mountain Bluebirds and well-known local acts. Tickets for a weekend pass are $30/adult, $80/family. Go to tickets@pembertonfolkfestival or check out

WheN: June 11-12

Where: Pioneer Park

What: LUNA - Soccer Tourney Let the co-ed soccer games begin! $4 to play, discount for LUNA members. Register with number of players and ages by Friday June 10. Call 604-935-0813. No cleats necessary.

WheN: Thursday June 16, 6:15 p.m.

Where: Myrtle Philip School

What: Celebrate Father’s Day Make a gift for dad! Stories, crafts and rhymes are part of this free special program at the library for 3-6 year olds and their caregivers. Pre-register at 604-932-5564.

WheN: Saturday June 18, 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Where: Whistler Public Library


What: Furlong at Chamber luncheon VANOC’S CEO John Furlong is back in Whistler! To hear him speak at the Chamber luncheon call Adriana at 604-932-5922 ext. 39 or go online $22 for Chamber members, $35 for non-members.

WheN: Wednesday June 15, 11:45 a.m.

Where: The Fairmont Chateau Whistler

What: Investigate before investing The next Women of Whistler meeting will teach you about the three essential practices that support investivating before you invest your money. Registration is $27 for Chamber members, $30 for non-members. Call Adriana at 604-932-5922 or go to

WheN: Wednesday June 15, 6-9 p.m.

Where: La Rua Restaurante, 4557 Blackcomb Way

What: Opportunities for non-profits Calling all Sea to Sky non-profits. Bruce Dewar, executive VP with 2010 LegaciesNow, will speak about opportunities for non-profits in the lead up to 2010. RSVP to the Community Foundation of Whistler by Monday June 13 to Christine Buttkus at 604-935-8080.

WheN: Monday June 20, 11:45 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Where: MY Millennium Place

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