GIANT USED BOOK SALE>>
Readers take note: There will be a wide range of books, magazines and videos for sale at the Giant Used Book Sale on Sat. April 10 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in front of IGA. The books are sold by donation. All proceeds go to the school libraries at Spring Creek and Whistler Secondary.
BIRKEN EASTER EVENT>>
Easter Family Fun for everyone in Birken! Join in the scavenger hunt for Easter baskets, egg dying, the Birken chicken dance, the egg carry, the limbo and much more! Events takes place at the Birken School House on Sun. April 11 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call Sharon at 605-452-2384 for info.
COMEDY NIGHT FUNDRAISER>>
Comedy sets by Pete Crutchfield, Charlie Viracola and Dylan Rhymer will tickle your funny bones on Tues. April 13 at the GLC. The funds raised will go towards competitive sit-ski equipment for Crutchfield. Doors open at 7 p.m. Show starts at 9:30 p.m. Tix $15. Call 604-905-2220.
LEADING IN HIGH PLACES>>
A video and slideshow presentation by Tim Rippel, Everest Mountain Guide on April 14 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Pemberton Secondary School.
Tix are $10 adults/$5 students available at the door or Pemberton Valley Supermarket, Pembertons Other Video Store and Escape Route in Whistler.
TELLURIDE MOUNTAINFILM FESTIVAL>>
Get a taste of adventure sports from around the world, glimpses of other cultures, and portraits of different people at the Telluride Mountainfilm Festival. The event will span over two nights, Wed. April 14 and Thurs. April 15 at 7 p.m. Each evening will feature different films. Tix. are $15 at MY Place. Call 604-935-8410.
The next Late and Unique Nighttime Alternative event is Intro to Hockey at the Meadow Park Sports Centre. Get hockey instruction, ice skating warm-up and a real hockey game on Thurs. April 15 from 9:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. Tix $2 at the Whistler Employment Resource Centre. Bring a helmet, gloves and snow pants and any extra padding!
Vancouver singer Veda Hille has an alt-folk sound that will fill MY Place on Fri. April 16 at 8 p.m. Tix are $17 adults/$14 students and seniors. Call 604-935-8410.
PIQUE/SAWTOOTH MOUNTAIN FILM FESTIVAL>>
A festival of outdoor films is the perfect way to kick off the festival of all festivals in Whistler on Fri. April 16 at the Delta Resort Mount Currie Ballroom. Shows at 7 and 9 p.m. Tix at the door $6. Proceeds go to Zero Ceiling. Stayed tuned next week for a rundown of events in the World Ski and Snowboard Festival.