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What: CELEBRATE THE WORK OF CHARLIE MACK The Lil'wat Nation and the Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre official announce the arrival of the Charlie Mack Seymour canoe. It's a celebration of its return accompanied by many carvers, artists and performers at a special reception.

When: Friday March 19, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Where: Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre


What: LUNA NIGHT OF THE NOMADS Late and Unique Nighttime Alternatives presents a silent auction with major tour companies Intrepid, Busabout, Moose Travel Network and Hostelling International. You may walk out with a bus tour of Europe! Entry is $7, $5 with LUNA member card.

When: Friday March 19, 7:30 p.m.

Where: Fairmont Chateau Whistler, Frontenac Ballroom


What: WHISTLER CANADA PARALYMPIC HOUSE COMMUNITY DAY The Whistler Public Library is being turned into Whistler Canada Paralympic House to the end of the Games. Come get an up-close look at the place on this special community day. Library to remain open during the Games.

When: Saturday March 20, 9 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Where: Whistler Public Library


What: FOUR HOST FIRST NATIONS ABORIGINAL ARTIST VILLAGE The Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre is hosting an Aboriginal Artist Village through to the end of the Paralympic Games. It showcases aboriginal artists from across Canada including modern and contemporary arts and crafts.

When: Until March 21

Where: Istken Hall, Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre


What: "CONSUMING KIDS" FILM SCREENING Cedar Valley School presents a film screening of Consuming Kids, a critically acclaimed documentary about a marketing machine that's selling kids things like junk food and violent video games. It will change the way you think about modern kids.

When: Wednesday March 24, 7:30 p.m.

Where: Squamish Adventure Centre


What: THE BIG RED BLOWOUT The Re-Use-It Centre is hosting a blowout of like-new single beds. You can buy a single bed for $25 and that includes both the bed and the frame up until March 25. After that it costs $40. If you need a bed, this is the place to get it. Other choice is Sleep Country or IKEA.

When: Thursday March 25, 3 p.m. - onward

Where: Spruce Grove Annex, 7328 Kirkpatrick Way


What: BENEFIT TO SUPPORT PHOTOGRAPHER ERIN HOGUE Creekbread is hosting A Night of Organic Pizzas to support Erin Hogue Photography in its most recent project, in association with Skate4Cancer. A portion of pizza sales will go to a project that promotes cancer prevention in today's youth.

When: Tuesday April 6

Where: Creekbread


What: TELUS WORLD SKI AND SNOWBOARD FESTIVAL Yes, regrettably there's another party coming. It's a 10-day-and-night showcase of progressions in the skiing and snowboarding world with arts and music events pumped full of adrenaline. It's Canada's largest free outdoor concert series. More details to come.

When: Friday April 16 to Sunday April 25

Where: Various locations, go to for more