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What: LUNA PRESENTS MOIST, THE POOL PARTY A warm oasis in the dead of winter. LUNA presents a pool party at the Meadow Park Sports Centre. $5 entry. Free shuttle will bring peopel to Meadow Park from Westside staff housing at 8:30 p.m.; Brio staff housing at 8:45 p.m.; Whistler Blackcomb House at 9 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.; and gondolas at 9:15 p.m.

When: Friday November 14, 9 p.m. – midnight

Where: Meadow Park Sports Centre

What: WHISTLER MUNICIPAL ELECTION Exercise a democratic right and vote in the mayor and council that will represent you during the 2010 Olympics. Voting stations available at Telus Conference Centre and Rockridge Secondary School in West Vancouver.

When: Saturday November 15, 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Where: Telus Conference Centre

What: PEMBERTON MUNICIPAL ELECTION Exercise a democratic right and vote in Pemberton’s next mayor and council. Voting station available at the new Pemberton Community Centre.

When: Saturday November 15, 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Where: New Pemberton Community Centre

What: THE CRAZY CANUCKS: AN AUTHOR READING BY JANET LOVE MORRISON Author Janet Love Morrison launches her new book, “The Crazy Canucks: Canada’s Legendary Ski Team” with the family of Dave Murray and Steve Podborski in attendance. Event is co-sponsored by Harbour Publishing.

When: Saturday November 15, 2 p.m.

Where: Whistler Public Library

What: SNAKEBIT: CONFESSIONS OF A HERPETOLOGIST Local author Leslie Anthony traces his journey from a childhood fascination with snakes, through academic flirtation, to professional association with some of the world’s best herpetologists.

When: Monday November 17, 7 p.m.

Where: Whistler Public Library

What: PARENT DRUG EDUCATION EVENING Sea to Sky Comunity Services is providing a parent education evening for parents of secondary school students at Pemberton Secondary. It will provide up to date drug facts, info on current trends and strategies to support youth.

When: Monday November 18, 6 p.m.

Where: Pemberton Secondary School

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

What: OLD FATHER WILLIAM’S WELL-ORDERED UNIVERSE Author Bill Richardson reads from his latest book “Old Father William’s Well-Ordered Universe: A Generally Reliable Compendium of Facts, Figures and Formulae, Specifically Intended for the Bathroom-bound (and Those Who Love Them).”

When: Saturday November 22, 7 p.m.

Where: Whistler Public Library

What: CHRISTMAS CRAFT FAIR Fun family-night games with bingo, crafts and a bake sale at this annual event in Squamish. Tables cost $25 and forms are available at the office of Mamquam Elementary School.

When: Friday November 25, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Where: Mamquam Elementary School

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