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What: National Aboriginal Day - Celebrate the newest addition to Whistler's Olympic Plaza. The Olympic Lightning Figure is a welcome pole carved by Squamish Nation master carver Ray Natraoro (Sesiysm) and Lil'wat Nation carver Delmar Williams (Bankscht). The carving will be blessed in a traditional ceremony conducted by Squamish and Lil'wat community members and Whistler mayor Ken Melamed. After the traditional blessing the celebration will continue at the Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre, including an aboriginal art show, regalia fashion show and traditional food and drink - see how salmon was traditionally smoked over hot coals, bake your own bannock on a stick, and sample Xuseum - a traditional soap berry soda, and spend some time in the sun at the summer barbeque featuring salmon and bison burgers. For the full calendar of events please visit .

When: Tuesday, June 21 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where: Whistler's Olympic Plaza followed by Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre


What: Healing workshop - Pure Heart Pathway to Self is being offered by Debra Lee Hillary, a Theta Healing and Rieki Practitioner and sixth generation shaman. This series of 3 all-day workshops will be useful to clear and connect to higher self through ceremony and creativity. $195. To register for the workshop contact or 604-902-0169.


When: June 17, 24 and July 8 from 9:30 to 3:30

Where: Pemberton Studio, 1482 Balsam St.


What: Fairy Rhymes & Nursery Tales - This original Vibe dance production takes audiences on an enchanted journey packed with surprises, high-calibre dancing and choreography. Tickets at or call 604-935-8410.

When: June 17, 18 and 19

Where: Millennium Place


What: Father's Day - The Britannia Mine Museum will have family friendly activities for Father's Day, including the grand opening of their family play area and the Assay House, which will be open for refreshments.

When: Sunday, June 19 from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Where: Whistler Public Library


What: Film series - June's film, A Screaming Man, is a drama from Chad, France and Belgium in French and Arabic with English subtitles.

When:Monday, June 20 at 7 p.m.

Where: Community room, Whistler Public Library

Brain health - The Healthy Brain Program is an innovative approach to the care of the brain. Free to attend. For information contact Sara Voyer at 604-892-6400.

When: Every Tuesday in June - next on Tues, June 21 from 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.

Where: Community Room, Whistler Public Library