What: A GREAT BIG THING Join local choirs for a fundraiser concert called ‘A Great Big Thing.’ Admission is by donation to the local Food Bank. Don’t miss out on this chance to see three local choirs – the Whistler Children’s Chorus, the Whistler Singers and the Pembertunes – perform together for the first time ever.
When: Friday October 14, 8 p.m.
Where: Our Lady of the Mountains Catholic Church
What: BABYTIMES Parents will be taught action rhymes and songs to share with their babies as well as some basic baby sign language. Classes are for parents with babies from birth to walking age and involve focused interaction with the child. Babytimes will run from Oct. 15 to Nov. 5. For more information call 604-932-5564.
When: October 15 to November 5, 9-9:45 a.m.
Where: Whistler Public Library.
What: SCIENCE MEETS RELIGION A teleconference lecture from Gary Smith is designed to raise money and awareness of the plight of AIDS babies. A donation of $7 is requested. For info call Holly at 604-938-5989.
When: Saturday October 15, 10 a.m. to 12 p.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. All proceeds go to Whistler Search and Rescue. This event has raised more than $85,000 for the Whistler Search and Rescue Society over the years.
When: Saturday October 15
Where: Dusty’s Creekside
What: BLACK BEAR PRESENTATION Local black bear researcher Michael Allen is talking about black bear behaviour and indentification at an upcoming presentation. He will include photo and data from bear studies done in Whistler for more than the last decade. For information call the library at 604-892-3110.
When: Tuesday October 18, 7 p.m.
Where: Squamish Public Library
What: STRONGER LONGER Dr. Peter Bennett, a naturopathic physician from Langley, will talk about nutrition and aging gracefully. Learn how to prevent fatigue, chronic, poor memory and dementia. Tickets are $5. For information call 604-534-5756.
When: Saturday October 22, 7 p.m.
Where: MY Millennium Place