WHAT: OCCUPATIONAL THERAPISTS - MANTRA LIVING Your children are growing up fast. They'll be in school before you know it. Do they have the functional physical skills necessary to learn to print, use scissors and dress independently? Teach them how with the help of occupational therapists. Call (604) 892-3110 for more.
When: Thursday January 21, 7 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Where: Squamish Library
What: COMMUNITY BOTTLE DRIVE FOR HAITI RELIEF Pembertonian Lisa Ames is hosting a bottle drive to raise funds for Haiti Earthquake Relief. Five years ago Pemberton raised $10,000 for tsunami relief efforts. Now let's do it again and help relieve a shaken country.
When: Saturday January 23 and Sunday January 24, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Where: Pony Parking Lot
What: CYBER SUNDAYS - INTERNET BASICS The Whistler Library presents an introduction to the internet. It's an opportunity to learn about web browsers, navitagtion 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
What: FINDING BALANCE: COPING SKILLS FOR A STRESSFUL WORLD This is a free public information session about identifying areas of stress in your life and strategies for self-care. It's a non-judgmental space. Presented by Whistler Mental Health and Addictions Services. Foodbank donations appreciated.
When: Tuesday January 26, 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Where: Whistler Public Library
What: WHISTLER TORCH RELAY DAY The flame arrives in town and it's time for Whistler to celebrate. This will be a harbinger of hope or logistical hell. Celebrations in Whistler Village include a performance by Barney Bentall and the Grand Cariboo Opry at the Village Square Apres Stage.
When: Friday, February 5, celebration starts at 3 p.m.
Where: Whistler Village Apres Stage
What: PEMBERTON TORCH RELAY DAY Pemberton is hosting a full day party to celebrate the arrival of the Olympic torch. Events throughout the day include photo opportunities with the VANOC mascots, a Polar Bear Swim at One Mile Lake and a no-contact street hockey tournament.
When: Saturday February 6, starts at 8 a.m.
Where: Go to www.tourismpembertonbc.com for more info
What: PEMBERTON WINTERFEST ARTISAN SHOW The first of several Pemberton Winterfest events that will happen during the Olympics, this will showcase the best that Spud Valley artists have to offer. Other activities to come include an opening celebration, youth video dance and dinner theatre throughout the Games.
When: Friday February 12, 4 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Where: Pemberton Community Centre