Special events 

What: MAY FAIR Celebrate spring at the 9 th annual Alta Lake School May Fair. Event includes children’s craft making, storytelling, a dress up tent, music, a hot lunch and more. For more info, contact info@whistlerwaldorf.com .

When: Saturday May 10, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Where: Alta Lake School, Spruce Grove Park


What: SPRING FESTIVAL Find a gift for Mother’s Day at this spring outdoor fest at Squamish’s Waldorf school. Children’s activities, crafts, book sales, bake sales, live music, May Pole dancing and food will also be available. For more info, contact 604-898-3287.

When: Saturday May 10, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Where: Cedar Valley School


What: VIDEO SCREENING Twenty-four short films will be screened worldwide today as part of Friends of Pangea Day.   Video conferencing with speakers and musicians from around the world will also be shown. Free by donation. For more info, contact 604-932-1145.

When: Saturday May 10, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Where: Telus Whistler Conference Centre


What: WHISTLER READS MEETING This month’s book for discussion is “The Audacity of Hope” by Barak Obama. The meeting also includes a talk by guest speaker John Weston and an SNL-style political skit led by a former Second City Comedy Writer. For more info, contact 604-907-2804.

When: Saturday May 10, 7 – 9 p.m.

Where: Whistler Public Library


What: PEMBERTON MOVE FOR HEALTH DAY Come and meet people in your community through fun activities, including a bouncy castle, bike and soccer clinics, an obstacle race and the “One Mile Tour du Village Power Walk”. Everyone invited. For more info, contact 604-935-2988.

When: Saturday May 10, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Where: Pemberton Community Centre


What: MOTHER’S DAY PANCAKE BREAKFAST The Pemberton Lion’s Club is serving up blueberry pancakes, sausages, syrup, whip cream and strawberries for hungry families at this mother’s day event. All proceeds donated to the Whistler/Pemberton Safe House Program.

When: Sunday May 11, 8 a.m.

Where: Pemberton Legion


What: SCREENING MAMMOGRAPHY PROGRAM BC women aged 40 to 79 can receive free mammograms, no doctor referral needed. Program in Pemberton from May 12 to 13, Whistler from May 14 to 21 and Squamish from May 22 to June 6. For scheduling or inquiries, please call 1-800-663-9203.

When: Monday May 12 – Friday June 6

Where: Various


What: WHISTLER FOR YOUTH The community program Strengthening Families for 10 to 14 year-olds and their families runs for 7 weeks starting May 14. Entry is free, and dinner will be provided. Childminding and transportation available upon request. Please register ahead of time by calling 604-932-7543 or emailing christine_buttkus@telus.net .

When: Wednesday May 14, 6:30 – 9 p.m.

Where: Whistler Secondary School


What: USED BOOK SALE Friends of the Whistler Public Library are putting on this biannual book sale to raise money for the local library. Drop off boxes will be located at Nester’s Market, TD Canada Trust and Whistler Public Library for donations. Books, DVDs and videos welcome. For more info, contact janemcreid@yahoo.com .

When: Saturday May 17, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Where: Marketplace


What: PRE-LOVED CLOTHING EXCHANGE Cherry Tree Society is organizing a used clothing sale at Lily Cosmetic Boutique. Clothing drop off deadline is Friday May 16. For more details, call Kenzie at 604-902-5555.

When: Sunday May 18, 6 – 9 p.m.

Where: Lily Cosmetic Boutique


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