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What: WAC ARTIST MEETING The Whistler Arts Council is inviting all local artists to meet and discuss the arts together. RSVP to (604) 938-9221 if you’re interested in attending. Various artistic disciplines welcome.

When: Thursday October 23, 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Where: Alta Lake Station House

What: HALLOWEEN STORYTIME The Whistler Library presents a Halloween storytime for 3-5 year olds. Libby McKeever from the Whistler Library will tell or read five stories as well as present songs, rhymes, games and a craft centered around All-Hallow’s Eve. Costumes encouraged! And please register at

When: Saturday October 25, 4 p.m.

Where: The Burrow, Whistler Public Library

What: GIANT PUMPKIN WEIGH-OFF The Pemberton Farmers’ Institute presents the annual Giant Pumpkin Weigh-Off at the North Arm Farm. It’s expected that at least one competitor has a pumpkin that weighs 500 pounds!

When: Saturday October 25, weigh-off at 12 p.m.

Where: North Arm Farm, Pemberton

What: AWARE KIDS NATURE CLUB The Association of Whistler Area Residents for the Environment presents a drop-in session for kids to learn about the environment and Whistler’s natural surroundings. Must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

When: Saturday October 25, 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Where: Whistler Public Library

What: WHISTLER ADAPTIVE SPORTS PROGRAM ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING The non-profit Whistler Adaptive Sports Program provides year-round recreational programs for peopel of all ages who have disabilities. They’ll be hosting their AGM this weekend.

When: Sunday October 26, 1 p.m.

Where: Whistler Mountain Ski Club Cabin

What: ARTS, CULTURE AND HERITAGE ALL-CANDIDATES’ MEETING Whistler’s arts community will hold an all-candiates’ meeting for candidates in the upcomign muncipal election.

When: Tuesday October 28, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Where: MY Place, Wilhelmson Hall

What: MUNICIPAL ALL-CANDIDATES’ MEETING The Whistler Chamber of Commerce presents an all-candidates’ meeting for people seeking council seats in the upcoming municipal election.

When: Saturday November 1, 3 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Where: Whistler Secondary School

What: INSPIRED LEADERSHIP – WINNING AND ENGAGING THE NEW WORKFORCE The Whistler Chamber of Commerce presents a Spirit luncheon and breakfast featuring Dr. John Izzo, who will help attendants understand the changing expectations of the new workforce. He’s back by popular demand.

When: Wednesday November 5, 11:45 – 2:30 p.m.; Thursday November 6, 7:45 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Where: Fairmont Chateau Whistler

What: WERC JOB FAIR The Whistler Chamber of Commerce presents the anual WERC Job Fair. Jobs are first come, first served. Bring at least three copies of your resume. Be ready to have on-the-spot interviews with potential employers.

When: Wednesday November 12, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. (interviews until 4 p.m.)

Where: TELUS Whistler Conference Centre

What: FOODSAFE LEVEL I COURSE This eight-hour course is mandatory for all food handlers, cooks, dishwashers and the like. It’ll focus on food contamination, hazardous foods and dishwashing.

When: Monday November 18, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Where: Whistler Chamber Boardroom

What: REEL ALTERNATIVES SERIES The Whistler Film Festival presents Reel Alternatives, a monthly screening series in advance of the December festival. Coming up next: “Blindness,” a Canadian film about an epidemic of blindness that forces society into chaos. Admission: $12 at the door.

When: Wednesday November 19, 7:30 p.m.

Where: Village 8 Cinemas