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What: LUNAFLIKS One of the best ways to spend a Thursday night in Whistler! This week’s movie is the comedy Live Free or Die. 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 August 2, 9 p.m.

Where: Lost Lake


What: ALTA LAKE SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE Whistler’s Waldorf School for Preschool to Grade 8 is hosting an open house. Please join us for information and registration for the 2007/08 school year. A classical education for a modern world, Waldorf education is richly steeped in the humanities, sciences, and the arts. For more information, please call 604-932-1885 or email

When: Saturday August 11, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Where: Alta Lake School


What: BIOBLITZ Join over 30 scientists and naturalists as they race the clock to find as may species as possible in 24 hours. Free public event for all ages. See for an updated schedule.

When: Saturday August 11 - Sunday August 12, 12 p.m. – 12 p.m. Where: Lost Lake


What: PAINTING ON THE PEAK The second annual outdoor workshop on Whistler Mountain featuring acclaimed artists. The first day learn artistic expression with the artists, and on the second day get further guidance and instruction from the artists. $129/Saturday and $149/Sunday. Space is limited so make reservations by calling 1-888-938-0887 or .

When: Saturday August 11 and Sunday August 12 Where: Roundhouse, Whistler Mountain


What: THE ART OF DRAWING – BEGINNER TO INTERMEDIATE Instructor Isobel MacLaurin will teach you how to create simple compositions in black and white using only art pencils, as well as study and sketch basic shapes with gesture drawings using the magnificent scenery surrounding Alta Lake as subject matter. For more info, go to the Whistler Art Council website.

When: Saturday August 11 – Sunday August 12

Where: Chaplin House, Alta Lake


What: BIRD COUNT ON THE ESTUARY Join the Squamish Environment Conservation Society (SECS) for their monthly bird count. Expert and beginner birders alike are invited. A great way to learn about the birds in our estuary and get to know other birders in Squamish. Dress for the weather and bring binoculars if you have them.

When: Sunday August 12, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Where: Howe Sound Inn restaurant


What: PUBLIC DRUM CIRCLE Performance with Pepe Danza and participants of all of Leadership by Youth for Faith and the Earth. Celebrate the diversity of drums and beats of the spirits for the earth and sea and sky in an open circle in the heart of Whistler Village. All are welcome.

When: Wednesday August 15, 7:30 p.m.

Where: Village Gazebo


What: ART AT THE MARKET Come see an exciting collection of paintings, pottery, leatherworks, and turned wood. Enter the fundraiser draw to support the Howe Sound Women’s Centre and VISUALS, or vote for your favorite work of art and be entered to win a door prize.

When: Saturday August 18, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Where: 39750 Cleveland Ave, next to the Farmers Market