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SPECIAL EVENTS

ARBOR DAY

Planting trees in the north gravel pit of Emerald Forest, May 11, 9 a.m.-noon. There will also be displays in the village.

MAY FAIR!

The Alta Lake School is hosting the second annual May Fair on Saturday, May 11, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the base of Blackcomb. Bring the whole family for an afternoon of children’s crafts, may pole dancing, storytelling, puppet shows, food and fun. Rain or shine.

GYMKHANA

Pemberton Valley Riding Club’s first of the season gets underway May 11 at 11 a.m. Barrels, pole-bending, keyhole, scurries, flag, quads, stake race and a jackpot.

WHISTLER SINGERS SPRING CONCERT

Listen to the sounds of the Whistler Singers, May 15, 7:30 p.m. at Our Lady of the Mountains Catholic Church. Admission by donation.

GREAT GARDENS, GREAT PLANTS

Vancouver Sun columnist speaks at the Fairmont Chateau Whistler, May 18, 5 p.m. He addresses the joys and challenges of gardening. Tickets are $7 at the door.

USED BOOK SALE

Saturday and Sunday, May 18-19, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in front of IGA. All proceeds to benefit the school libraries at Whistler Secondary and the new elementary school at Spring Creek. Donation boxes located in TD Martketplace, Nesters, Myrtle Philip Community School and Whistler Secondary.

CUBS, CLOVER AND COURTSHIP

Whistler Bearlife Slide Series features local black bear researcher Michael Allen, Tuesday, May 21, 7 p.m. at the Fairmont Chateau Whistler. $10 admission. Proceeds support the winter 2002-03 Sleeping Bear Program.

WHISTLER VALLEY TRAIL RUN

Join in the 6 km and 10 km run, May 26, 9 a.m. All proceeds go to the Whistler/Blackcomb Foundation. Entry forms or inquiries for volunteers call Paul Varcica 604-935-5559.

WHISTLER CHILDREN'S CHORUS BOTTLE DRIVE

Bring bottles to Nesters and Function Junction Recycling Depots, May 26, noon-4 p.m. Donations of refundables gratefully accepted on behalf of the Whistler Children's Chorus Unisong Fund.

WET & WILD WHISTLER WETLAND TOURS!

AWARE's Valley Bottom Wetlands and Greenbelt Committee is leading tours of the White Gold Wetlands every Sunday throughout May. Meet Sunday's at 10 a.m. in the Boot parking lot. Call Tina 604-938-3473 for more info.

MADHATTERS TEA PARTY

The Whistler Garden Group is having a plant swap and Spring Bonnet contest at Gay Cluer's home at 5658 Alta Lake Road, June 2, 2:30-5 p.m. Bring a toonie for the "growth fund" and sandwiches, cakes or cookies to share.

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