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Family bingo, pizza night Spring Creek fundraiser Friday


What: 2006 TELUS WORLD SKI AND SNOWBOARD FESTIVAL The last major event of the 2005-’06 season continues this weekend. Check out the extensive coverage of events in Pique’s entertainment pages.

When: April 14-23

Where: Throughout Whistler

What: RETIREMENT PARTY FOR LIBRARIAN JOAN RICHOZ After 20 years as Whistler’s Library Director Joan Richoz is retiring. Join in as the community commemorates her time at the library. Tickets are $10 and are available at the door as well as the library and Roger’s Chocolates.

When: Thursday April 20, 6-9 p.m.

Where: Four Seasons Resort Ballroom

What: ETHICS AND BULLYING Renowned parenting author Barbara Coloroso will offer various parenting issues and strategies during her talk on ethics and bullying. This is a free event.

When: Thursday April 20, 7 p.m.

Where: Whistler Secondary School

What: INTRO TO HOCKEY Never played hockey before? No worries. Get schooled on the basic rules, get skates, have a warmup and then the puck drops. Wear your snow gear with helmets. $5 entry, $3 with LUNA card.

When: Thursday April 20, 9:30 p.m.

Where: Meadow Park Sports Centre

What: SING ME A SONG! The Whistler Children’s Chorus presents their year-end concert, presenting musical highlights of the 2005-’06 season. All welcome to attend.

When: Sunday April 23, 7 p.m.

Where: Our Lady of the Mountains

What: LIFE ON THE EDGE Join the Whistler Naturalists as they learn more about mountain goats from Dr. Steve Wilson. He will explore the life history of the species and BC’s role in its conservation. Admission by donation.

When: Thursday April 27, 7:30 p.m.

Where: MY Millennium Place

What: FAMILY BINGO/PIZZA NIGHT Spring Creek fundraiser for Grade 6/7 and immersion.

When: Friday April 28, 5-9 p.m.

Where: Spring Creek School

What: VOLLIES NEEDED Lend a hand selling beer tickets, T-shirts, 50/50 tickets and more at the Boot Pub Soul Shakedown. Contact or call 604-932-0950.

When: Saturday April 29, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Where: The Boot Pub

What: SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN The Whistler Secondary School drama club presents a musical for the whole family to enjoy. Tickets are $9.99/$5.

When: April 28, 29 and 30, 7:30 p.m.

Where: MY Millennium Place

What: Swing into spring The Whistler Singers are swinging into spring with "a bit of jazz and a little ethnic soul." Tickets are $10/$5 ($25 for families) with a portion of the proceeds to go to the Food Bank. The Whistler show takes place on Sunday May 7 at Our Lady of the Mountains.

When: Sunday April 30, 7:30 p.m.

Where: St. David’s Church, Pemberton

What: WHISTLER WELLNESS FAIR Tables are available at the Wellness Fair, part of the first Whistler Wellness Week from April 28-May 7. Call Roxanne at 604-932-0621.

When: Saturday May 6, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Where: The Hilton Whistler


What: CANOE ASSOCIATION AGM The Pemberton Canoe Association is holding its Annual General Meeting. All welcome to attend.

When: Thursday April 20, 7-9 p.m.

Where: Pemberton Community Centre

What: WHISTLER ANGLING CLUB Agenda set to include plans to promote angling in the region. For info call Tom at 604-932-3076.

When: Tuesday April 25, 7 p.m.

Where: RMOW Public Works Building, lunchroom