CELEBRATION OF NOWRUZ>>
Calling all three to six year olds. The Whistler Library is hosting a Celebration of Nowruz, the Persian New Year, on Sat. March 20 at 10:30 a.m. at the library. Pre-registration is recommended. Call 604-932-5564.
LUNA GET VERTICAL>>
Whistlers next Late & Unique Nighttime Alternative will be at the Great Wall Climbing Gym from 9 p.m. to midnight on Thurs. March 25. Take a teambuilding class with rock climbing pros. Space is limited. Buy your $5 tickets at the Whistler Employment Resource Centre after March 18. Space is limited.
SQUAMISH YOUTH THEATRE PRODUCTION>>
The inaugural production of the newly formed theatre group called The Squamish Youth Theatre will take place from March 25 to 27 at 8 p.m. at the Eagle Eye Theatre. With a cast of 50 youth and adults, the plays performed will be: The Mystery of the Missing Ham, The Dream Rocks, The Adventures of Captain Potato, The Witching Hour and Wolf Tale Blues. Tickets are $8 adults and $6 students/seniors and are available in advance at Highlands Video and Mostly Books.
COLIN HAY WITH TESSA AMY>>
Take a step back in time and remember Men at Work, that Australian music band circa 1980s. Lead singer Colin Hay is back and hes in Whistler with a new CD called Man at Work. Tessa Amy will open the show on Fri. March 26 at 8 p.m. at MY Place. Tix $20/$17.
The next Brown Bag Lunch on Tues. March 30 will focus on sustainable funding and will feature Jennifer Johnstone, Vancity Community Foundation/Enterprising Non-Profits Program from 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at MY Place. $25. Register with Christine at 604-935-8080 before Tues. March 23.
MYRTLE PHILIP PAC>>
The Myrtle Philip Parents Advisory Council is meeting on Tues. March 23 at 7 p.m. at the school. A PAC coffee get together will also be held on Fri. March 26 in the morning when parents drop their kids off at school. All welcome.
The Mature Action Committee, an organization dedicated to addressing all the needs of an aging population in Whistler, will be having their annual general meeting on Thurs. March 25 at 7 p.m. at MY Place. Dr. Gerald Hodge, renowned community planner and gerontologist will speak. This will be followed by a workshop focused on seniors issues/needs in Whistler. All MAC members, potential members and anyone who is interested in the future of Whistler as a balanced sustainable community is welcome.