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WHAT: 5ENSES ART EXHIBIT Join the Whistler Arts Council for an evening of fine art and entertainment. Meet the artists whose work is displayed while listening to the live music of Dave Morries. There will be drinks and appies, everyone is welcome and it's all FREE.

WHEN: Thursday, September 23, 6-8 p.m.

WHERE: Millenium Place, upstairs in the Scotia Creek Gallery


WHAT: AWARE KKIDS NATURE CLUB: NAB THE BULLY - INVASIVE PLANTS Children ages 6-12 are invited to participate in FREE fun games and activities relating to invasive plants.   Become a plant detective and solve a Bully Plant crime.  Learn why some plants are bad for certain areas? How can non-native plants take over native species habitat?

WHEN: Saturday, September 25, 10-11:30 a.m.

WHERE: Whistler Public Library


WHAT: BEAR DAY Whistler Bear Aware presents a family friendly event to help familiarize people with the significance of bears in local First Nations culture.

WHEN: Saturday, September 25, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

WHERE: Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre, Istken Hall


WHAT:SQUAMISH PADDLING CLUB FALL CLASSIC 'TOONIE' RACE This will be our fourth and final race of the season and are hoping to develop them into bi-weekly races for 2011 thus would appreciate your assistance in spreading the word. Contact Ian at 604 698 0270 for further details.

WHEN: Sunday, September 26, 8 a.m. (race starts at 9)

WHERE: Howe Sound


WHAT: STUDENT WELCOME FOR PRO D DAY Waldorf School will open its doors to interested students for the District Pro D Day. Parents can send their

children for a day to attend class at their level from Grade two to

seven. Space is limited. Contact the office at 898-3287 by

Friday, September 24 to reserve a spot

WHEN: Monday, September 27

WHERE: Cedar Valley Waldorf School


WHAT: VOLUNTEER CHOP WOOD DAY Help prepare firewood for Food Bank Fundraiser. : Volunteers needed to make logs into firewood for later sale as

a Food Bank fundraiser. People can help run spliters or use axes and help

move firewood into piles.  Call Sara at 604-935-7717 to RSVP.  Sale of wood

on October 2nd from 10-1pm, same location.

WHEN: Tuesday September 28, 3pm-dark

WHERE: At the end of Millar Creek Road, Function Junction