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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: SECS AGM Geological engineer Frank Baumann is the guest speaker at the annual general meeting of the Squamish Environmental Conservation Society. He will speak about the common hazards that people in the corridor must live with including flooding, debris flows, rock slides, earthquakes and small slope failures. Admission by donation.

When: Thursday October 27, 7 p.m.

Where: Brackendale Art Gallery

What: MICHAEL KAESHAMMER This Juno award nominee will delight with his range of piano styles from boogie-woogie, ragtime, and modern jazz. Tickets are $22 at 604-935-8410.

When: Friday October 28, 8 p.m.

Where: MY Millennium Place

What: S.P.C.L. ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING The Society for the Preservation of Crown Land, Whistler Chapter, is holding their annual general meeting. Coffee and cake will be served. For information call Maureen at 604-932-5126.

When: Saturday October 29, 4 p.m.

Where: 8300 Valley Drive, Alpine

What: HALLOWEEN STORYTIME A special Halloween Storytime will be offered at the library. There will be stories and songs from the Halloween and Day of the Dead traditions and a special craft afterwards. Pre-registration is required. Call 604-932-5564.

When: Sunday October 30, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Where: Whistler Public Library

What: HALLOWEEN Tapley’s residents are once again gearing up for a Halloween extravaganza. This year in addition to the trick or treating there will be a costume contest. The fireworks will be after trick or treating on the lower field at Myrtle Philip School.

When: Monday October 31, dusk to 7:30 p.m.

Where: Tapley’s Farm

What: WELCOME WEEK New to town? Get to know the ‘real’ Whistler during Welcome Week, the first week of November. Events include a DJ pool party, pancake breakfast, job fair and the Welcome Dinner. Check out the schedule of events on the ad on page XX.

When: November 1-7

Where: Throughout Whistler

What: ZERO CEILING RUMMAGE SALE Help raise money for Zero Ceiling at the upcoming rummage sale. There will be clothing, bedding, household items and new stuff from Westbeach. Call Marnie at 604-938-0628 with donations.

When: Saturday November 5, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: TELUS Conference Centre

What: CEDAR VALLEY SCHOOL SILENT AUCTION Join in the fourth annual silent auction at the Cedar Valley School. Tickets are $25 and are available at Carina Gelato. Call 604-898-3287.

When: Saturday November 5, 7 p.m.

Where: C-dar Lodge in Paradise Valley

What: HERITAGE OPEN HOUSE The Whistler Museum & Archives is hosting its Heritage Open House. View the newest exhibits, hear the latest on results of the market analysis and future plans and enjoy some refreshments. All welcome to attend. RSVP at 604-932-2019.

When: Tuesday November 8, 5-9 p.m.

Where: Whistler Museum, 4329 Main Street

What: WANTED: TALENTED TEAMS WHO LOVE GOD Singers, dancers, musicians, artists, filmmakers wanted for an upcoming variety show. Call Carmen at 604-905-0932.

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