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What: Wellness Fair at the Westin is free to the public (with donations accepted for women's shelters in the Sea to Sky corridor), and showcases a variety of wellness products and practitioners from British Columbia and across North America. Learn more at

When: Saturday, May 28

Where: The Westin


What: St-Jean-Baptiste Fundraiser - The community is invited to network with francophones and francophiles from the Corridor while participating in a silent auction to raise funds for St-Jean celebrations. For information, contact MJ Vermette at 604-848-9543 or

When:            Thursday, May 26 at 4 p.m.

Where:  Howe Sound Brew Pub, Squamish


What: Yoga retreat Celebrate the diversity of yoga with all proceeds going to Yoga Outreach. This unique event features 20 amazing teachers from many lineages including Anusara, Dru, Sivananda, Jivamukti, Insight Meditation and Vijnana. For full program and registration information visit, or email

When:            May 27 - 29

Where:   Paradise Valley, Squamish


What: Drum making workshop All ages invited. Cost is $130, including drum frame, deer hide, sinew for lacing, drum stick. Please call or email to register - 604-897-1421 or

When:            1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 29

Where:  Squamish Lilwat Cultural Centre


What: Polio fundraiser - A major Rotary event to help raise funds to eradicate polio. Fine wines, gourmet dining, live and silent auction, music by the Hairfarmers, and charismatic key speaker Heather Moyse - Olympic gold medalist in bobsleigh. $150 per ticket. Call 604-902-3478 or go to

When:            May 28 at 6:30 p.m.

Where: Lil'wat Cultural Centre


What: Food Bank Tours - Come down to the Whistler Food Bank and tour the facility. Learn why clients are using the food bank, what kind of service they are provided with while there, and what each client receives. If you have ever donated to the food bank, this is your chance to see how that donation was used.

When:            Monday, May 30 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Where: 6299 Lorimer Rd.


What: Hunger awareness day Tuesday, May 31 is Hunger Awareness Day. Whistler Community Services will be hosting a family dinner in support of the food bank. Bring a non-perishable food item or a small cash donation and enjoy a BBQ dinner with your family.

When:            May 31 from 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Where: Spruce Grove Field House


What: Ride to Conquer Cancer - Don't miss out on this garage, plant and bake sale to benefit the Ride To Conquer Cancer. To donate an item contact Sheila at 604-966-4398.

When:            Saturday, May 28 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Where:  Spring Creek Fire Hall


What: Kraft Hunger Challenge - From May 3 to June 10, Kraft Canada will match financial donations made to food banks across Canada dollar-for-dollar up to $200,000. Call Whistler Community Services at 604-932-0113 or go to to make a donation online (at the bottom of the page).

When:            May 3 to June 10

Where: Whistler Community Services


What: Fallis Reads - Terry Fallis, a political satirist and award-winning author, won the 2011 Canada Reads contest in February for his first book, The Best Laid Plans. He'll be reading and chatting in Whistler as guest of the Vicious Circle (Whistler's Writers Group), with resident literary funnyman, Stephen Vogler.

When:            May 29 at 7 p.m.

Where: Millennium Place


What: Site C Dam Story - Learn about the consequences of the Site C project and hear first hand from the people most directly impacted by the project. If you care about climate change, food security, indigenous rights and wilderness areas, or are curious about energy demands in the province, this is a must attend event..

When:            Thursday, June 2, at 7 p.m.

Where: Whistler Public Library