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Thursday Oct. 13

Communtiy

How Memory Works

Join Dr. Neal Melvin, neuroscience and molecular biology professor at Quest University, for a lecture on how memory works with insights from psychology and neuroscience. Free to attend. Co-sponsored by Quest University and the Whistler Public Library.

-7 pm

-Whistler Public Library

 

Arts + Entertainment

Vegabond Opera

This visceral artistic ensemble features instrumental and vocal performances coupled with an eclectic and theatrical experience incorporating elements of Weimar Cabaret, Arabic and Balkin forms along with original music from the ensemble's creative work.

-8 pm

-Millennium Place

 

Friday Oct. 14

Community

First Nation's Heritage

Lil'wat Basket Weaving Exhibit Launch and Traditional Blessing of the new Chief Joe Mathias Pole.

-1 pm

-The Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre

 

Arts + Entertainment

Writing Workshop

Alma Alexander will work with writers from 10 to 17 years of age. Registration is required and space is limited to 30 people.

-3:30 pm

-Whistler Public Library

 

Arts + Entertainment

Book Launch

Local author Sara Leach launches her new book for children called Count Me In .

-3:30 pm

-Whistler Public Library

 

Events + Festivals

Fungus Among Us

Mushrooms are popping up just in time for the Whistler Naturalists' 9th annual mushroom festival. Friday starts with Andy MacKinnon's "10 Foolproof Mushrooms." For details and prices see www.whistlernaturalists.ca .

-7:30 pm

-Myrtle Philip Community School

 

Arts + Entertainment

Movie Premier

Teton Gravity Reserch's One For The Road follows local rippers and a cast of international pro freeskiers as they undercover first descents in Pemberton and Japan. Presented by DogLotion.com.

-7 and 9 pm

-Millennium Place

 

Arts + Entertainment

Whistler Writer's Festival

Opening Reception Tickets are $20 and they are available from the Vicious Circle: www.theviciouscircle.ca

-8 pm

-The Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre

 

Saturday, Oct. 15

Events + Festivals

Fungus Among Us

Mushrooms are popping up just in time for the Whistler Naturalists' 9th annual mushroom festival. Guided walks in the morning followed by a tasty cooking demo with Owen Foster from Nita Lake Lodge. For details and prices see www.whistlernaturalists.ca .

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