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What: DEEP WINTER PHOTO CHALLENGE Whistler's epic storm season inspires a celebration of winter and all the photographers who love to capture it. See slideshows of powder days, pretty skies, scenery and storms. Tickets for this event are $15 and can be purchased at Whistler Blackcomb Guest Relations.

When: Thursday January 7, 7 p.m.

Where: Fairmont Chateau Whistler


What: AVALANCHE AWARENESS DAYS FILM NIGHT Avalanche Awareness Days presents a film night with guest speakers in Squamish on Friday night. The film presented that night will be the award-winning avalanche safety film "The Fine Line" and guest speakers from BC Parks and the Canadian Avalanche Rescue Dog Association.

When: Friday January 8, 7 p.m.

Where: Eagle Eye Theatre, Squamish


What: AVALANCHE AWARENESS ACTIVITIES Avalanche Awareness Days presents actvities in Garibaldi Park. Join BC Park Rangers at the Diamondhead Red Heather Warming Shelter for a series of activities. Local Conservation Officers will also be on hand at two popular snowmobile staging areas.

When: Saturday January 9 and Sunday January 10, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Where: Diamondhead Red Heather Warming Shelter, Garibaldi Park


What: PURINA INCREDIBLE DOG CHALLENGE Purina presents the Incredible Dog Challenge, a chance to see a premier canine sport event with some of the world's best dogs competing in events such as agility, pole racing, freestyle flying disc and skijoring. There will also be avalanche rescue at the Whistler Village Gondola.

When: Friday January 8 to Saturday January 9, 2010

Where: Details can be found at


What: CYBER SUNDAYS - COMPUTER BASICS This workshop aims to educate you in the basics of computers. Get an overview of basic functions and learn how to use a mouse and keyboard. No experience is required. Admission is free but class sizes are limited so be sure to register at (604) 935-8433, extension 8725.

When: Sunday January 17, 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Where: Digital Learning Centre, Whistler Library


What: NEW YEAR - NEW REALITY This workshop aims to help you become the "author of your own life" and discover new potential. We can't go around just reacting to the things that happen to us. We need to make things happen and this will teach you how to do that. $30 admission includes all supplies and a beverage of your choice.

When: Wednesday January 20, 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Where: Blenz Coffee House


What: CYBER SUNDAYS - INTERNET BASICS The Whistler Library presents an introduction to the internet. It's an opportunity to learn about web browsers, navigation and good searching. Just in case you hadn't heard about the internet before, this class is here for you.

When: Sunday January 24, 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Where: Digital Learning Centre, Whistler Library



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