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ON THE MOUNTAINS

BLACKCOMB>>

Blackcomb is open from 8:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. On Jan. 7 to 11 the best freeskiers in the world will battle it out at the Canadian Freeskiing Championships.

WHISTLER>>

Whistler Mountain opened on Thursday, Nov. 28. Gondola runs daily from 8:30 a.m. until 3 p.m.

 

MOVIES

RAINBOW THEATRE>>

MAID IN MANHATTAN

J-Lo is back in theatres this Christmas with this romantic comedy co-starring Ralph Fiennes. Playing nightly at the Rainbow Theatre at 7 and 9:15 p.m. Also playing at 4:30 p.m. on Sat. and Sun.

VILLAGE 8 CINEMA>>

Eight new movie screens to tempt you in Whistler at the former AlpenRock, next to Mongolie Grill. Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, the Wild Thornberry’s, and Gangs of New York among others. Check out the ad on page 78 for more details.

 

HELPING HANDS

WHISTLER FISHERIES STEWARDSHIP GROUP>>

WFSG is a non-profit charitable organization whose purpose is to restore the health of Whistler’s watersheds to their utmost potential for people and fish through community partnerships, advocacy, education and projects. WFSG hosts volunteer activities for stream restoration, streamside planting, fish monitoring and other stewardship activities. For information call 604-935-8322 or email fish@whistler.ca.

RIDES TO AND FROM WHISTLER>>

Seats are available in the Jack Bell Foundation carpool/vanpool service between Squamish and Whistler. For further information please call 1-888-593-7433 or www.ride-share.com. The JBF is a registered non-profit organization.

WHISTLER ANIMALS GALORE>>

WAG is a no-kill animal shelter dedicated to protecting and enhancing the lives of lost, unwanted and homeless animals. We are open to the public and for volunteer dog walking every day of the year from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 3 to 5 p.m. Please call 604-905-7750 or stop by the shelter located between day skier parking lots 3 & 4.

MY YOUTH CENTRE>>

Now open at Maurice Young Millennium Place. Activities include ping pong, pool table, Playstation, Nintendo, Internet access, big screen projection TV, day and overnight trips and tons of other activities. Needed are donations of videos, games, Playstation and Nintendo games and any other "cool" stuff. For hours of operation call 935-8410.

J.J. WHISTLER BEAR SOCIETY >>

People and Bears Living in Harmony. Learn more about coexisting with bears in your backyard. Call us at 604-905-4209 or visit us online at www.bearsmart.com < http://www.bearsmart.com > (email: info@bearsmart.com )