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What: WASTED IN WHISTLER Mothers Against Drunk Driving brings a multi-media assembly program to town to educate people about the dangers of drunk driving. Is there really anything else to learn about it? Road crashes are currently the number one cause of death for youth aged 15 to 19. Learn how to change that.

When: Thursday October 22, 1 p.m.

Where: Whistler Secondary School


What: INAUGURAL PEMBERTON HUNT Riverlands in Pemberton presents the inaugural Pemberton fox hunt. There's a $50 cap for a day of hunting and it costs $10 for minors and students, $10 for the Hunt Breakfast. Levels are tailored to your experience. Contact Katherine von Trebra at (604) 594-2265 for more information.

When: Saturday October 24, Hunt 10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m., Breakfast at 1:30 p.m.

Where: Hunters depart from Red Barn, 8084 Pemberton Meadows Road, spectators at Riverlands main entrance, 7930 Pemberton Meadows Road


What: SQUAMISH 350 EVENT Sea to Sky communities will be banding together for International Climate Action Day this weekend. The Squamish event will host a talk by Mayor Greg Gardner and participants will twist themselves into the shape of a "350" to commemorate "350 parts per million" - the level of CO2 in the atmosphere that's estimated as a safe limit for humanity.

When: Saturday October 24, 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Where: Squamish Adventure Centre


What: BULLYING 101: UNDERSTANDING THE GAME AND MANAGING ITS DEMISE Bully Free Howe Sound presents a talk by bullying expert Dr. Carol Battaglio, who has experience teaching and counselling kindergarten to college in B.C. schools. For more information contact Bianca Peters at (604) 815-8725 or at

When: Sunday October 25, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Where: Squamish Adventure Centre Theatre


What: ART IN THE WILD Carol Roberts presents an art workshop focusing on small-scale drawing and painting. Participants are asked to come meet at the Nita Lake Lodge, dressed for the outdoors, and some supplies will be available for you. No experience required. If interested call Carol at (604) 905-4221.

When: Sunday October 25, 3 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Where: Nita Lake Lodge, meet in the lounge


What: SIMPLY ACCOUNTING LEVEL II The Whistler Chamber of Commerce presents accounting courses with Jinny Ladner. This follows the Level I course, which completed on October 16. The course is nine hours split over three days and costs $229 for members, $279 for non-members, with course book included.

When: Monday October 26, Wednesday October 28, Thursday October 29

Where: Whistler Public Library Computer Lab


What: AWARE/CREEKBREAD SPOOKY SLICE FUNDRAISER The Association of Whistler Area Residents for the Environment presents a Halloween event in conjunction with Creekbread. It will see Creekbread donate $3.50 from every large pizza sold and $1.75 from every small pizza to AWARE.

When: Tuesday October 27, 5 p.m. - closing

Where: Creekbread Restaurant