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Thursday Oct 27

Arts + Entertainment

Mountain bike movie premier

Anthill Films and the Coastal Crew present From the Inside Out, a film made entirely in BC featuring some of the world's best freeriders (including Brandon Semenuk and Kenny Smith of Whistler).
= 7 and 9 pm
= Millennium Place

 

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Preserving the Harvest

Come, learn and participate in this Squamish CAN workshop on canning and dehydrating. Book your seat now - contact workshop leader Carolyn Morris at misscarolynmorris@hotmail.com .
= 5:30 to 9 pm
= Brennan Park Recreation Centre

 

Arts + Entertainment

Spirit of Squamish

Local students will serve up tricks and treats of Halloween-inspired music, drama and dance with proceeds going to the Access Music Education Fund.
= 7 pm
= Eagle Eye Theatre

 

Friday Oct 28

Squamish+Pemberton

Twilight Zone Halloween Dance

The French Immersion Program is once again hosting their annual Halloween activity night for kids in grades 4 to 7 at a new location.
= 6 to 9 pm
= Squamish Elementary Gym

 

Saturday Oct 29

Community

AWARE Kids Nature Club

The topic this month is 'Bears in Whistler'. Interactive workshop games teach kids how to be bear smart and what they can do to make sure we keep bears wild. Free, fun, environmentally focussed and educational all at the same time!
= 10 to 11:30 am
= Whistler Public Library

 

Community

Haunted House and Scary Stuff Extravaganza

The Creekside Halloween Bash is a great, ghoulish party for the whole family -including dogs. The event is organized by Creekside Market and Whistler Animals Galore (WAG), the resort's animal shelter.
= 1 to 5 pm (Saturday and Sunday)
= Creekside Market

 

Community

Waves in Motion Meditation

Intro to 5 Rhythms. A moving meditation practice that encourages freedom and fluidity in movement and lire. No experience needed! 15 years and up Register at yyoga.ca.
= 1:30 to 3:30 pm
= Neoalpine Yoga

 

Squamish+Pemberton

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Huge Upper Meadows Garage Sale

Lots of vendors with winter gear, jeans and snow equipment! Free coffee.
= 9 am
= 944 Erickson Road Pemberton

 

Bass Coast Halloween

This annual event is back for a third year. Expect the unexpected!

80 foot Teepee - 60 foot Spirit Tent - Bonfires - Bass Coast Store - Covered Wagons - Fire Art - Performance Artists - Camping
= 9:30
= Sea to Sky Stables in Squamish

 

Sunday Oct 30

Arts + Entertainment

B-Grade Horror Fest 2011

Four screens, an art show, gogo girls, live DJ and VJ, photo booth and merch table. More info: www.heavyhitting.com.
= all evening
= Fairmont Chateau Whistler

 

Monday Oct 31

Community

Tapley's Farm Halloween Event

The roads will be closed to vehicles so little ghosts and goblins can safely explore Whistler's spookiest neighbourhood.
= 7:30 pm fireworks
= Myrtle Philip Community School

 

Squamish+Pemberton

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Squamish Baptist Church Fall Festival

This is a FREE community event geared towards children pre-school through 12 years old offering a fun, safe alternative to Halloween. Carnival games, candy, food, crafts and video games. Children and parents are encouraged to dress up in playful costumes, please no scary attire!
= 6:30 pm
= Squamish Baptist Church

 

Tuesday Nov. 1

Community

Recruiting and Retaining Workshop

An interactive, hands-on workshop. Participants learn to create job descriptions, design a plan for the interview process, determine what tools to use to complement the interview process, determine suitable search resources for recruiting employees and explore methodologies to create a workplace of choice that will engage and retain employees.
= 1 to 5 pm
= Whistler Chamber of Commerce Boardroom

 

Community

Email Basics

Learn how email works. This course will focus on email addresses, parts of a message, opening a web email account, sending email and netiquette. Free. Space is limited. Call 604.935.8433 to register.
= 6 to 8 pm
= Whistler Public Library

 

Wednesday Nov 2

Community

AWARE All Candidates Meeting

Focused on the Environment and Sustainability in Whistler. Come and pose questions to the candidates on environmental issues.
= 6 to 8 pm
= Millennium Place

 

Community

Coast Mountain School Information Meeting

Learn more about the independent school being created in Squamish.
= 7 pm
= Myrtle Philip Community School

 

Cheakamus Crossing Parking Workshop

The Resort Municipality of Whistler invites the residents of Cheakamus Crossing to a neighbourhood parking workshop to discuss the current situation and look at potential solutions.
= 7 pm
= The Falls building

 

Community

Green Drinks

Follows AWARE's All Candidates Meeting. Candidates will be invited to attend in the hope of creating the opportunity for informal discussion. Green Drinks is presented by AWARE and Hilltrip on the first Wednesday of every month
= 8 to 10 pm
= Blacks Pub

 

Squamish+Pemberton

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Squamish Arts Council All Candidates Meeting

This meeting will give members of the arts community to learn the views of the people running for Squamish Council.
= 6:30 to 9 pm
= Arts Council Building on Cleveland Avenue

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Upcoming events

Community

The legal side of the employer

This course is designed to ensure business owners, managers and supervisors understand what is required to make their business a success by establishing strong people management practices. For more information, visit www.whistlerchamber.com
= Nov 3 from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm
= Whistler Chamber of Commerce Boardroom

 

Arts + Entertainment

Cinema Politica

Watch Dive! Living Off America's Waste at the first screening of the season. Jeremy Seifert, director of the film, took to the streets of Los Angeles with his friends, dumpster diving to reveal the kilos of edible food wasted every day by businesses and consumers. Admission is by donation.
= Friday Nov 4 at 7 pm
= Whistler Public Library

 

Arts + Entertainment

Guitar Workshop

Brian Gore leads an intimate workshop catered to the experienced player. An overview of some basic and advanced techniques in guitar playing will be offered. Space is limited. The cost is $50 per person. To register please call 604.935.8410.
= Saturday Nov 5 from 3 to 4:30 pm
= Millennium Place

 

Community

All Candidates Meeting

Whistler's candidates for Mayor, Council and School Trustee will be given an opportunity to present their platform. Attendees will have a chance to ask questions and voice concerns so that they can gain a better understanding of each candidate's objectives.
= Monday, Nov 7
= Millennium Place

 

Squamish+Pemberton

Arts + Entertainment

National Novel Writing Month

Join 250,000 people around the world in the world's largest writing challenge. Drop in on two separate Sundays in November as part of NaNoWriMo, an event that encourages kids and adults to write a 50,000-word novel in one month. Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen and The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern, both #1 New York Times best sellers were NaNoWriMo projects.
= Nov 1 to 30
= Squamish Public Library

 

Community

All Candidates Meeting on seniors' issues

This Forum gives seniors a great chance to directly question the Squamish candidates about matters that concern seniors the most in their own setting. Please confirm attendance by sending a note to  allcandidates@hotmail.com and include your initial questions if you wish.
= Nov 10 from 1 to 3 pm
= Squamish Seniors Centre

 

Arts + Entertainment

A Christmas Carol

Between Shifts Theatre presents this Christmas classic directed by Carla Fuhre. Tickets on sale at the Squamish Adventure Center, Billies Bouquet, Portico Gallery and Brackendale Art Gallery.
= Nov 24 to 27 and Dec 1 to 4
= Brackendale Art Gallery

 

Weekly:

Community

Social Media For Business

This workshop will demystify social media's most popular tools and give business owners the confidence to drop in and start reaping the benefits of having a strategic online presence in the social realm. For more information, visit www.whistlerchamber.com .
= Until Nov 8 (every Tuesday for four weeks) from 6:30 to 8:30 pm
= Whistler Chamber of Commerce Boardroom

 

Community

The indoor Winter Farmer's Market will begin its fourth season offering local farm fresh products, prepared foods, arts and crafts.
= Sundays until Dec 18 from 11 am to 4 pm
= The Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre

Arts + Entertainment

Foyer Gallery

The Squamish Public Library ongoing art exhibits currently feature Alison Hodson's textile mixed media and Manfred R. Krettek's 'Landscapes Around Us' acrylic on board along with his 'Fish Out of Water' ceramic sculpture
= Until Nov 7
= Squamish Public Library foyer