CANKIWISKAYAK: PADDLING TO ALASKA AND BACK>>
Join New Zealand brothers, Garth and Kevin Irwin, on a slideshow kayak adventure over seven months around the B.C. coasts and Southeast Alaska. The event is at Myrtle Philip Community Centre on Fri. March 21 from 7 to 9 p.m. Tickets at the door at $8 for adults, $5 students.
Dr. John Ford is coming to MY Place to talk about killer whales on Thurs. March 27 at 7 p.m. Ford is one of the pre-eminent scientists studying killer whale behaviour and biology. Come for a glimpse into the lives of Orcas.
HUUN-HUUR-TU THROAT SINGING>>
The best throat singers around are coming to MY Place on Sat. March 29 at 8 p.m. The group comes from the Soviet Autonomous Republic of Tuva, complete with unique singing and instruments. Call the Whistler Arts Council at 604-935-8419 for info.
HOWE SOUND MUSIC FESTIVAL>>
Whistler and Pemberton students perform piano, vocal, choral, and band music at Our Lady of the Mountains Catholic Church on Sunday, March 30.
VACCINATIONS: THE MYTHS>>
Listen to the non-profit lecture by Sue Kelly on researched, published and informed opinions of vaccines on Thurs. April 3 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Spruce Grove Field House. Tickets are $10 in advance at Nesters or $15 at the door.
FRIENDS OF WHISTLER PUBLIC LIBRARY AGM>>
The Annual General Meeting of the Friends of the Whistler Public Library will be on Wed. April 2 at 7:30 p.m. at the Library, 4329 Main St. Reviewing the years events and electing a new executive are on the agenda. For more info call Marianna Orr at 604-938-1146.
Myrtle Philip PAC is organizing a series of weekly parenting seminars on restitution for six weeks. The first meeting is on Thurs. March 27 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Horstmann Room in Myrtle Philip School. Registration is required. Call 604-932-5321 by Tues. March 25.
ON THE MOUNTAINS
Blackcomb Mountain is open daily from 8:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. For $2 ride the rails and be crowned King at the base of the mountain. Sessions go off at 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Sat. night.
Whistler Mountain is open daily from 8:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. National Alpine Championships from March 17 to 27. Check out the downhill, Super G, slalom and giant slalom as racers compete for national titles.