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What: THOMAS THE TANK ENGINE He of the anthropomorphic talking trains will be in Squamish over two weekends on his way to the Railway Park. Be there to see he of "Shining Time Station" fame!

When: Saturday June 6, Sunday June 7, Friday June 12, Sunday June 14

Where: Passing through town to Railway Park

What: BIRKENSTOCK COMEDY MUSIC FEST A fundraiser for Pemberton Community Services, this here's an event to laugh and dance at. For further details contact Connie Spiers at (604) 921-8358.

When: Saturday June 6 and Sunday June 7

Where: Birken Lakeside Resort

What: LIL'WAT CELEBRATIONS POWWOW The Lil'wat First Nation hosts its annual "powwow" event, with both singing and dancing competitions. There will also be a Princess Pageant and arts and crafts vendors.

When: Friday June 5 to Sunday June 7

Where: Mount Currie Powwow Abrour, Highway 99, call (604) 894-6550 for more details

What: MOTHERS AND DAUGHTERS The Whistler Forum for Leadership and Dialogue presents a screening of Carl Bessai's "Mothers and Daughters," starring Tantoo Cardinal. Both will be in attendance. $10 entry at the door.

When: Thursday June 11, 7:30 p.m.

Where: Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre

What: LEADERSHIP SEA TO SKY GRADUATION The Whistler Forum for Leadership and Dialogue hosts a graduation ceremony for its two leadership cohorts. Actress Tantoo Cardinal will attend as a guest. Tickets $30 per person.

When: Friday June 12, 12 p.m.

Where: Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre

What: WHISTLER CAAP WALK The third annual Whistler CAAP Walk is a 25 km, 12 km or 5 km walk of the Whistler Valley Trail, Dusty's to Dusty's. Reception to follow with live music, kids zone and silent auction. To participate call Tam at

When: Saturday June 13

Where: Dusty's and then the Valley Trail

What: JUNCTION CAFE FIRST ANNIVERSARY The Junction Cafe is having a first anniversary barbecue with a picnic, beer garden and music. All are asked to bring a can of food for donation to the bank. Bring a blanket!

When: Sunday June 14, 4 p.m. -  7 p.m.

Where: Riverside Campground

What: FIRST TIME BUYER SEMINAR Four presenters with experience helping renters become homeowners will give a seminar on how to buy a home for the first time. RSVP to Amber Mann at

When: Tuesday June 16, 6 p.m.

Where: Wedgemount Room, Telus Whistler Conference Centre

What: FRIENDS OF THE WHISTLER PUBLIC LIBRARY ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING Pretty self-explanatory. The Friends of the Whistler Public Library hold their annual meeting.

When: Wednesday June 24, 4 p.m.

Where: Community Room, Whistler Public Library