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What: LUNAFLIKS One of the best ways to spend a Thursday night in Whistler! This week’s movie is Rhinoceros Eyes by David Cronenberg’s nephew Aaron Woodley. Entry is $5/$3. Bring your blankets and leave the booze at home. For more info call the LUNA hotline at 604-935-8372.

When: Thursday July 12, 9 p.m.

Where: Lost Lake

What: WORKSHOPS ON THE LAKE – BEGINNER WATERCOLOUR This course teaches beginners the basic techniques every watercolour painter needs to know. For more information on Whistler Art Workshops on the Lake go to the Whistler Art Council website.

When: Friday July 13 – Sunday July 15

Where: Chaplin House, Alta Lake

What: SQUAMISH MOUNTAIN FESTIVAL Film festival with 20 finalist films, screened throughout the festival week. Over $2000 in cash and prizes awarded. Also, Squamish Climber’s Festival. www.squamishfilm.com.

When: Friday July 13 to Saturday 21

Where: Squamish Adventure Centre parking lot.

What: ART AT THE MARKET Come see an exciting collection of paintings, turned wood, photographs and woven copper. Enter the fundraiser draw to support the Howe Sound Women’s Centre and VISUALS. For more info visit www.squamishart.com

When: Saturday July 14, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Where: 39750 Cleveland Ave, next to Farmers Market

What: WHISTLER CHILDREN’S ART FESTIVAL A magical fun-filled weekend for the entire family in Whistler’s Creekside featuring a multitude hands on workshops led by professional artists for kids and families in fine arts, crafts, theatre, multi-media, dance, and music. The festival comes alive with entertainment by roving musicians, zany characters, and popular children’s performers on the main stage.

When: Saturday July 14 – Sunday 15

Where: Creekside

What: NATURE WALK Walk features candystick, gnome plant, and other ghost flowers of the forest floor. Put on by Rachel Shephard from the Squamish Environmental Conservation Society. For more info visit www.naturesquamish.ca.

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