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From 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Neoalpine Yoga will be offering a free class in the Whistler Conference Centre foyer.

That evening there will be a premiere of the local ski movie Out of the Shadows by Dendrite Studios.  The doors will open at 6:30 p.m. at the Rainbow Theatre, and the screening starts at 7 p.m. The price is $3.

Tuesday, Nov. 16

The day opens with a complimentary Neoalpine Yoga class from noon to 1 p.m. at the Whistler Conference Centre.

There will be a scavenger hunt and barbecue getting underway at Whistler Blackcomb Staff Housing at 2 p.m., where participants will find their way to various useful places around town.

From 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. there will be a Whistler Volunteer Fair - the first ever - at the Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre, hosted by the Whistler Museum and the Whistler Animals Galore (WAG) animal shelter.

From 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. there will be a Rent it Right Workshop for landlords and tenants at the Whistler Conference Centre, starting with a Kitchen Demo (baking bannock) from 5:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Wednesday, Nov. 17

Neoalpine will be offering its complimentary class from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Whistler Conference Centre.

The Jill Ackhurst Community Welcome Dinner takes place from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Whistler Conference Centre for $5. There will be presentations and entertainment throughout the night, as well as an opportunity for newcomers to ask locals any questions they might have about Whistler.

Thursday, Nov. 18

The first Level 1 Spirit Session, hosted by the Whistler Chamber of Commerce, will take place from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Rainbow Theatre. Spirit Sessions are mandatory to qualify for a reduced price Spirit Pass for Whistler Blackcomb, as well as a discounted pass for cross-country skiing at Lost Lake.

Neoalpline Yoga will be offering a class from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at Whistler Conference Centre.

That evening is the Stand Up for Mental Health Comedy Night at Rainbow Theatre. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the cost is $3 per person.

Friday, Nov. 19

The annual Moist pool party runs from 9 p.m. to midnight at Meadow Park Sports Centre, and is hosted by LUNA Whistler. The cost is $3 for LUNA members and $5 for non-members.

The theme for this year's event is Greek Gods and Goddesses, with pool-side snacks by Kypriaki Restaurant.

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