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What: WHISTLER YOUTH STRING ENSEMBLE Young musicians between 13 and 18 years old are invited to join this newly formed music group for teens who have experience and would like to play with others their own age. The Whistler Arts Council has provided a grant which will be used to rent a cello, viola and double bass to compliment violins. For more info, contact 604-967-1681.

When: Wednesdays, 4 – 5 p.m.

Where: Alta Lake School


What: VOLUNTEERS NEEDED The Canadian Cancer Society is looking for someone to lead our team of volunteers in Whistler and Pemberton. For more info, please call Kim Aubert at 1-888-229-8288.

When: Ongoing



What: LUNA JAM LOUNGE Bring your own instruments and come out to jam with musicians of all levels at this event put on by LUNA. A special SOCAN Music Licensing session will run from 7 to 8:30 p.m., followed by the jam session. Attendance is $7/$5 for members. For more info, visit

Where: Friday February 15, 7 – 10:30 p.m.

When: Spruce Grove Field House


What: GREAT WHISTLER PARADE A part of Celebration 2010, this parade will feature a community percussion band, lanterns, banners and costumes. This event will feature Whistler culture and sports through the four seasons of the year.

When: Sunday February 17, 5:40 p.m.

Where: Marketplace to Skiers Plaza


What: FIS WORLD CUP ALPINE SKI RACES The Whistler World Cup Alpine Ski Races will feature the women’s Downhill and Super Combined on Wild Card, Jimmy’s Joker and Lower Franz’s run and the men’s Super G and Giant Slalom on the Upper and Lower Dave Murray Track. The event will also have lots of parties and free live concerts from various acts including rapper K-OS.

When: Friday February 18 to Thursday February 24

Where: Whistler Mountain

What: GROUP THERAPY STORYTELLING EVENT Part of Celebration 2010, Group Therapy is the Vicious Circle’s 6 th annual Literary Learning’s storytelling event. This event will feature six local scribes spinning tales live.

When: Tuesday February 19, 8 p.m.

Where: Path Gallery


What: TUBE PARK The Whistler Alcohol and Drug Committee presents this event at the Whistler Blackcomb Tube Park. $5/family member. The event encourages families to spend time together while participating in a fun activity. For more info, contact 604-902-1366.

When: Wednesday February 20

Where: Whistler Blackcomb Tube Park