The Whistler Skiers’ Chapel needs help.
The A-frame chapel in Whistler Creek, currently shortlisted as one of Whistler’s heritage buildings, is in need of repair. Saturday, Oct. 5 is designated Chapel Repair Day.
Volunteers are needed to help out with painting (bring your own brush) and carpentry work (bring your own tools). Equipment such as ladders and sanders are also needed.
Volunteers interested in helping with labour or donations should call Eileen Tomalty at 932-2004.
Dinner With a Difference is a new weekly dinner and discussion with guest speakers at Boston Pizza.
Alternative medicine and healing, death and afterlife, psychic intuition, native spirituality and meditation are some of the spiritually-related subjects proposed for discussion, beginning Oct. 2. The Wednesday dinners will cost $7 and take place from 5:45 to 7:30 p.m. Childcare is also available.
The dinners are sponsored by the United Church, Boston Pizza and Brio Haus Bed and Breakfast. Diana Habkirk of the United Church emphasizes the dinners are not slanted toward Christianity or the church. Rather, they are a service currently unavailable in Whistler which the church is pleased to provide.
The first guest speaker will be Caroline Hachey on Meditation and Spirituality. The Oct. 16 speaker will be Lorna Gardiner, who will discuss Hatha yoga.
Call Habkirk at 932-3313 for more information.
The Whistler Community Services Society’s annual Fall Rummage Sale returns to Myrtle Philip School this weekend. Tons of clothing, sporting goods, household items, some furniture and other good stuff will be available between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Sunday. Baked goods will also be available for sale.
Items for donation to the rummage sale can be dropped off at one of three locations: 6681 Tapley Place, 8629 Fissile in Alpine Meadows, or 2728 Millar’s Pond in Bayshores.
The People’s Law School and the Whistler Public Library will be offering a free legal seminar Oct. 22 on the basic steps in planning and writing a will. Local lawyer Ian Davis will discuss the legal consequences of failing to make a will, what can and cannot be contained in a will and how to change or revoke a will.
Registration is limited and a minimum of 10 participants are required. Call 932-5564 or come by the library to register before Oct. 18. The seminar will be from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.