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What: WHISTLER'S BIGGEST GARAGE SALE The Rotary Club of Whistler Millennium hosts Whistler's Biggest Garage Sale. To sell your stuff book a table right now, it cost $20, and it's two parking spots wide. You're covered, rain or shine. For more information call Danielle at (604) 698-7465.

When: Saturday July 17, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Where: P1 Creekside Parking Garage

What: BALDING FOR DOLLARS Balding for Dollars returns for its eighth annual event in Whistler. It's a community favourite that sees locals shave off their locks to support kids with cancer at BC Children's Hospital. There are prizes for top fundraiser and the sounds of the Rutherford Creek Trio.

When: Saturday July 17, 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Where: Garibaldi Lift Company

What: WHISTLER CHILDREN'S ART FESTIVAL The Whistler Arts Council presents the 27th annual Whistler Children's Art Festival. There will be art workshops, music, acrobatics, theatre, dance and fun to encourage kids to embrace their imaginations. Entertainers perform on a main stage, with free activities. $5 a day for kids, parents free.

When: Saturday July 17 and Sunday July 18, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Where: Whistler Creekside

What: INSPIRING EARTH ACTION: WRITERS FOR A CHANGE - CHEEYING HO The Whistler Forum for Leadership and Dialogue presents a discussion with Cheeying Ho, executive director of the Whistler Centre for Sustainability, who will engage in a talk about environmental activist Edward Abbey. $25 for BBQ, $10 for the talk alone.

When: Wednesday July 21, BBQ 6 p.m., talk 7 p.m.

Where: Nita Lake Lodge

What: LUNAFLIKS DOUBLE FEATURE LUNAFLIKS presents two late-night screenings at Lost Lake. First up is Pirate Radio, a nostalgic film about rock 'n' roll in the '60s. The second is The Runaways, a rocking biopic starring Kristen Stewart about Joan Jett and Cherie Currie. Free shuttle from gondolas.

When: Wednesday July 21, first screening 8:30 p.m.; second screening 11:30 p.m.

Where: Lost Lake

What: SIXTH ANNUAL TEDDY BEARS PICNIC The West Coast Railway Heritage Park in Squamish hosts its sixth annual Teddy Bears Picnic. It'll be a fun-filled day with mini train rides, arts and crafts, inflatable toys and more! Don't forget to pack a picnic lunch. It costs $5 per person. RSVP to Lisa or Diane at (604) 815-4144.

When: Wednesday July 28

Where: West Coast Railway Heritage Park

What: FUNCTION BLOCK PARTY The Whistler Arts Council presents its annual Block pARTy in Function Junction, showcasing artist studios and galleries, businesses and more! Come for live entertainment, local artisans, food vendors and DJ's, as well as street hockey and more.

When: Friday August 6, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Where: Function Junction, go to for more