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What: POETRY & PSALM WRITING WORKSHOP Ray McGinnis, a poet who teaches others how to write prayers and poetry, will lead a workshop in Pemberton. The cost is $10. For more information call 604-894-6981.

When: Thursday October 6, 7-9 p.m.

Where: St. David’s United Church, Pemberton

What: SNOWMOBILE CLUB MEETING The Pemberton Valley Snowmobile Club is holding their regular monthly meeting. Call Heather at 604-932-3203 for info.

When: Thursday October 6, 7:30 p.m.

Where: Pemberton Community Centre

What: JOAN MCINTYRE ON LEADERSHIP Joan McIntyre will speak on ‘Provincial Leadership for the Sea to Sky’ at the Breakfast Launch of the 2005/’06 Leadership Sea to Sky cohort of the Whistler Forum. There will be a 30 minute Oral Question Period following the talk. Tickets are $20. To register call Mecki at 604-902-0089.

When: Friday October 7, 7:30 a.m.

Where: Bearfoot Bistro

What: GIANT USED BOOK SALE Donations needed for the Used Book Sale. All types of books, magazines, videos, CD’s accepted. Donation boxes located at Nesters Market, TD Canada Trust in Marketplace, Whistler Public Library and Spring Creek School. All proceeds to go to shcool libraries at Spring Creek and Whistler Secondary.

When: Saturday October 8, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Where: In front of IGA

What: LAST FARMER’S MARKET Rain or shine don’t miss out on the last Farmer’s Market of the season with its fresh veggies and cool local crafts. The market will be held on both Saturday and Sunday along with Whistler-Blackcomb’s annual Turkey Sale.

When: Sat. Oct. 8 and Sun. Oct. 9, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: Upper Village

What: HARVEST SOUP CONTEST Attention soup lovers! The 4th annual Harvest Soup Contest will be held this weekend between the Farmer’s Market and the ‘Turkey Sale’ tents. Local restaurants vie for top place in this soup show-down. $5 gets you a sample of all the soups and a piping hot bowl of your favourite with a fresh roll. All proceeds support the Alta Lake School.

When: Sunday October 9, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Where: Base of Blackcomb

What: K9 Wine & Dine It’s the third annual dinner with your dog - the K9 Wine & Dine. Tickets are $30/person, $25/dog and all the proceeds go to WAG! Call 604-935-8364 for more info.

When: Monday October 10, 5 p.m.

Where: Fairmont Chateau Whistler

What: SCIENCE MEETS RELIGION A teleconference lecture from Gary Smith is designed to raise money and awareness of the plight of AIDS babies. Tickets are $7. For info call Holly at 604-938-5989.

When: Saturday October 15, 10 a.m.

Where: Wildseed Mount Currie

What: LUMPY’S EPIC TRAIL RUN A techincal 10 km single track run for $15. There is a post-run potluck at the finish line. Call Jennie at 604-894-0024 for more details.

When: Saturday October 15, 10 a.m.

Where: One Mile Beach, south of Pemberton

What: WINE’D UP The Whistler Search and Rescue Society is holding their 6th annual Winemakers’ Gourmet Dinner and Auction. Tickets are $125. Call 604-935-3434 for tickets. All proceeds go to Whistler Search and Rescue.

When: Saturday October 15

Where: Dusty’s Creekside