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Thursday Nov 3

Community
The legal side of the employer

This course provides business owners, managers and supervisors an understanding of what is required to make their business a success by establishing strong people management practices. For more information, visit www.whistlerchamber.com .
= 8:30 am
= Whistler Chamber of Commerce Boardroom

 

Friday Nov 4

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.
= 7 pm
= Whistler Public Library

 

Saturday Nov 5

Sports
Whistler 50 Relay & Ultra

BC Athletics is excited to announce the inaugural 8-person, 50-mile relay race or solo ultra-marathon in Whistler.
= 5 am
= Whistler Conference Centre

 

Community
Monthly Bird Walk

The Whistler Naturalists will walk to Rainbow Park and back to view the returning fall migrant birds.
= 9 am
= foot of Lorimer Road

 

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. $50 per person. To register call 604-935-8410.
= 8 pm
= Millennium Place

 

Squamish+Pemberton

Sports
Awards Dinner & Silent Auction

The Pemberton Youth Soccer Association is holding its 4th annual awards evening.
= 5:30 pm
= Pemberton Community Hall

 

Arts + Entertainment
Winter Kick-off Party

Catch the Squamish premiere of TGR's new ski flick, One for the Road and live music from the Stumblers Inn plus silent auction. All proceeds go towards the Kees and Clair Memorial Hut Project, in conjunction with the Spearhead Hut Committee.
= 8 pm
= Howe Sound Brew Pub

 

Sunday Nov 6

Sports
Nordic Ski Swap

Swap and Devo Bake Sale. Please bring cash for purchases.
= noon - 3 pm
= Delta Whistler Village Suites

 

Community
Icon Gone

The Whistler Museum and Archives presents the 5th annual no-holds-barred critical thinking cage match to determine Whistler's greatest icon.
= 7 pm
= GLC

 

Squamish+Pemberton

Arts + Entertainment
National Novel Writing Month

Join 250,000 people around the world in the world's largest writing challenge through November. Drop in on two separate Sundays (again on Nov 13) as part of NaNoWriMo, an event that encourages writers to create a 50,000-word novel in one month.
= 10 am
= Squamish Public Library

 

Community
SPOIL screening

Squamish CAN and Quest students are offering a public screening of the documentary SPOIL to raise awareness about the Great Bear Rainforest and the Enbridge Pipeline Project. Come early for dinner in the cafeteria followed by the movie. Movie admission is by donation.
= 5 pm | movie screening 6 pm
= Quest University multi-purpose room

 

Community
Applesauce Making and Canning Workshop

Learn how to make applesauce with donated local apples, how to preserve it in jars, to share the canning amongst the participants, and to provide a portion of that canning to the Food Bank!
= 11 am
= Lillooet Secondary School

 

Monday Nov 7

Community
Seniors Meeting

Dr. Ken Madden of UBC will give an information session on a study with the aim of recruiting active seniors. Participants will wear an accelerometer during the study. Contact Melissa, SNAP coordinator, at 604-902-0865 or email snap@mywcss.org for more information.
= 2:30 pm
= Whistler Public Library

 

Community
All Candidates Meeting

The Chamber of Commerce hosted gathering will give Whistler's candidates an opportunity to present their platforms. Attendees will have a chance to ask questions to gain a better understanding of each candidate's objectives.
= 5 pm
= Millennium Place

 

Community
Games Night

Drop in and enjoy a free evening of fun, games, refreshments and prizes hosted by the Friends of the Whistler Public Library.
= 7 pm
= Whistler Public Library

 

Squamish+Pemberton

Community
All Candidates Meeting

Squamish's candidates will have the opportunity to present their platforms and voters will get to ask questions.
= 6 pm
= Brennan Park Recreation Centre

 

Tuesday Nov 8

Arts+Entertainment
Forks Over Knives

This feature film examines the claim that most, if not all, the degenerative diseases afflicting us can be controlled or even reversed by rejecting animal-based and processed foods.
= 7 pm
= Whistler Public Library

 

Community
Advance Care Planning

Let your voice be heard. A free presentation of the workshop called The Voice. Contact Melissa, SNAP coordinator, at 604-902-0865 or email snap@mywcss.org to register.
= 7 pm
= Millenium Place

 

Wednesday Nov 9

Squamish+Pemberton

Community
SORCA All Candidates Meeting

This is an opportunity for Squamish's outdoor recreation user groups to meet and ask the candidates questions.
= 7 pm
= Sea to Sky Hotel

 

Weekly:

Arts + Entertainment
Quiz Night with The Trivia Twins

$2 for a team of 5 people 19+ answering general knowledge trivia questions. Random prize draws!
= The Brewhouse Pub
= Thursdays | 9pm

 

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
= 6:30 pm | final session is Nov 8
= Whistler Chamber of Commerce Boardroom

 

Community
Indoor Winter Farmer's Market

This will be the fourth season of the winter market offering local farm fresh products, prepared foods, arts and crafts.
= Sundays until Dec 18 | 11 am - 4 pm
= The Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre

 

Squamish+Pemberton

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

 

Upcoming events

Food + Drink
Cornucopia

Events are planned for the the weekend between Thursday, Nov 10 and Sunday, Nov 13. For more information see www.whistlercornucopia.com.
= various times
= various locations

Food + Drink
Whistler Chef's Challenge

45 minutes, 3 dishes, one secret ingredient...
This Cornucopia event features chef's competing to be named Whistler's Iron Chef. Live commentary!
= Thursday Nov 10 | 11 am - 3 pm
= Whistler Conference Centre Grand Foyer

 

Food + Drink
House Party

Live music with local foods and domestic wines. BBQ, home-grown vodka, micro-brewed, delectable B.C. Cheeses presented by the Dairy Farmers of Canada.
= Thursday Nov 10 | 6 - 9 pm
= Whistler Conference Centre Grand Foyer

 

Arts + Entertainment
Masquerave

The epic Whistler event of the year! The event this year is a fundraiser for ONE DROP, a charity raising funds to create access to water for those living in poverty around the world.
= Bearfoot Bistro
= Saturday Nov 12 | 7 pm

 

Food + Drink
Cornucopia

Events are planned all weekend. For more information check www.cornucopia.com .
= Thursday Nov 10 - Sunday Nov 13
= various locations

 

Squamish+Pemberton

Community
Hugh Aikens - Mountain Photographer

The Squamish Historical Society is hosting Don Grant, Archivist of the Hollyburn Heritage Society, presenting his film on Hugh Aikens. Admission is by donation.
= Saturday Nov 12 | 8 pm
= Brackendale Art Gallery

 

Community
Leading Through Goal Setting

Transfer theory into practice at this course to improve goal-setting, communication, coaching and recognition skills in the workplace. Register at whistlerchamber.com.
= Tuesday Nov 15 | 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
= Whistler Chamber of Commerce

 

Arts + Entertainment
Monthly Screening Reel Alternativein

This year's smash documentary hit, Cave of Forgotten Dreams, is a breathtaking film from the incomparable Werner Herzog (Grizzly Man). The film follows an exclusive expedition into the nearly inaccessible Chauvet Cave in France, home to the most ancient visual art created by man.
= Wednesday Nov 16 | 7 pm
= Village 8 Cinema

 

Squamish+Pemberton

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. Please confirm attendance by sending a note to  allcandidates@hotmail.com and include a question if you wish.
= Thursday Nov 10  | 1 pm
= Squamish Seniors Centre

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