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What: STARGAZING WITH JOHN NEMY & THE NATURALISTS AGM Local astronomer John Nemy will present a show with images of the cosmos entitled ‘Stargazing for Everyone and the Whistler World Ecocentre.’ Before the show the Whistler Naturalists will hold their annual general meeting including elections of the board of directors. The AGM runs from 6-7 p.m. Nemy’s feature presentation begins at 7:30 p.m. Admission by donation. All are welcome to attend either the AGM, Nemy’s talk or both.

When: Thursday November 17, 6-8:45 p.m.

Where: MY Millennium Place

What: OPEN PROJECTOR NIGHT TAKE 3 The Whistler Photographic Society is hosting its third Open Projector Night. The evening also includes the WPS annual general meeting at 7:30 p.m. The viewing is free and the seating is limited so get there early – the projector night begins at 8:30 p.m. For more info contact Leanna Rathkelly at 604-938-9808.

When: Thursday November 17, 7:30 p.m.

Where: The Hub Internet Café, Creekside

What: LUNA - SNOWBOUND There’s nothing like a tour of the Prior ski and snowboard factory, followed by a snowboard flick to get you in the mood for the coming season. Register for this LUNA event by leaving your name on the LUNA hotline at 604-902-0769. Event is $5/$3 complete with a late dinner snack.

When: Thursday November 17, 8:30 p.m. to midnight

Where: Meet at MY Millennium Place main doors

What: AFRICAN GUITAR SUMMIT Get swept away with music from Guinea, Ghana, Kenya and more with the African Guitar Summit, the 2005 Juno Award winners for World Music Album of the Year Tickets are $20/$15. Call 604-935-8410.

When: Friday November 18 at 8 p.m.

Where: MY Millennium Place

What: face global warming Do your part for global warming at HillTrip’s Action2 - a silent auction and slideshow fundraiser. Slideshow includes work from Eric Berger, Phil Tifo, Magalie Roy and Russel Dalby. Tickets are $9.99/$14.99. Call 604-935-8410.

When: Saturday November 19, 7 p.m.

Where: MY Millennium Place

What: SNOW-FEST STORYTIME This is a chance to share books that celebrate the coming of winter and take part in a craft activity. The program is designed for childen ages 3-5 and pre-registration is required. Call 604-932-5564.

When: Sunday November 20, 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Where: Whistler Public Library

What: 2005 Municipal Elections This is your chance to voice your opinion. Choose who you think should lead this town as mayor and council. General voting day will be open to qualified electors of the RMOW at Myrtle Philip Community School and Rockridge Secondary School in West Vancouver.

When: Saturday November 19, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Where: Myrtle Philip Community School

What: CAPTAIN HOOK’S REVENGE Whistler’s Short Skirt Community Theatre is back again with another colourable cast of characters featuring Peter Pan and Wendy, with a Whistler twist. Always a must-see! Get tickets early because they always sell out. Call 604-935-8410.

When: November 24, 25, 26 at 7:30 p.m. with a matinee on November 26 at 12:30 p.m.

Where: MY Millennium Place

What: CHILDREN’S CHRISTMAS FAIR The Alta Lake School is holding their 6th annual Children’s Christmas Fair where families can create seasonal crafts to decorate their home or for gift-giving. Don’t miss a visit with the Cookie Fairy and explore the treasures of the Gnome Village. For info call 604-932-1885.

When: Saturday November 26, 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Where: Spruce Grove Field House/Alta Lake School

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