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What: WHISTLER: A PEOPLE'S HISTORY The Whistler Museum invites you to a premiere screening of "Whistler: A People's History." See the area's beginnings from First Nations to the Rainbow Lodge.
When: Thursday February 19, 7:30 p.m., reception to follow at 9 p.m.
Where: MY Millennium Place

What: PEMBERTON WINTERFEST The cornerstone event of Pemberton's winter season. Witness a parade, film festival, winter feast and Much Video Dance Party for the teens. Admission varies depending on the event.
When: Friday February 13 to Sunday February 22
Where: Various locations throughout Pemberton

What: PEMBERTON TRAILS PUBLIC MEETING The Village of Pemberton wants to hear from you about its trail network. It's a vital part of the proposed Sea to Sky Trail and could use community input.
When: Wednesday February 18, 6:30 p.m.
Where: New Pemberton Community Centre

What: CINEMA POLITICA LUNA presents a screening of "Blue Gold: World Water Wars" as part of its political film series. Water sovereignty is a hot topic these days and this film is certain to address it at length. Discussion with Pina Belperio of the Council of Canadians will follow.
When: Monday February 23, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre

What: WHISTLER FAMILY DINNER NIGHT The Whistler Alcohol and Drug Committee presents a family dinner night, and you don't have to do any cooking or cleanup! $5 donation. Whistler families only. Call 1-877-892-2022 x. 404 to register.
When: Tuesday February 24, 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Where: Whistler Secondary School

What: LILLOOET RIVER VALLEY LANDSLIDE HAZARD PRESENTATION The Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of BC presents a talk by engineer Pierre Friele about landslide hazard faced by Pemberton and Lillooet River valley residents. Optional dinner in advance of presentation costs $30 for non-members.
When: Wednesday February 25, 7 p.m. dinner, 8 p.m. presentation
Where: Cheers Restaurant, 125 E. 2nd Avenue, Vancouver

What: WHISTLER COMMUNITY SERVICES SOCIETY OPEN HOUSE The WCSS hosts a wine and cheese event to celebrate its new office and to see what the society has in store for 2009.
When: Thursday February 26, 4 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Where: WCSS offices, Spruce Grove Park, 7328 Kirkpatrick Way

What: LEADERSHIP FOR RESOLVING COMMUNITY CONFLICTS The Whistler Forum for Dialogue presents Gareth Higgins, an expert on conflict resolution, who will speak to Whistler about peace building and violence on film. $10 donation covers each event.
When: Friday February 27, 7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.; Saturday February 28, 9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m.; Saturday February 28, 4 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Where: Brackendale Art Gallery, Feb. 27; Dubh Linn Gate and The Attic at 21 Steps, Feb. 28

What: PEMBERTON CHARITY WEDDING BALL Dust off the tuxedos, clean the moths out of the old wedding dress and get ready to get dwn with the Hairfarmers. Enjoy fancy dress, drinks, dancing and wedding cake for charity. Tickets $20 per person.
When: Saturday February 28, 8 p.m. - 12 a.m.
Where: Great Hall, New Pemberton Community Centre

What: EUGENE SCHWARTZ LECTURE The renowned educator Eugene Schwartz is hosting a lecture called "Raising a Balanced Child in an Unbalanced World." Schwartz is an inspiration for numerous schools. Admission by donation. Call (604) 932-1885.
When: Monday March 2, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Rainbow Theatre