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What: DANCING DANCERS The Vancouver-based dance group know as the Dancing Dancers is coming to Squamish this November as part of their Made in BC dance tour.

What: DANCING DANCERS The Vancouver-based dance group know as the Dancing Dancers is coming to Squamish this November as part of their Made in BC dance tour. Tickets are $25/$20, available at Billie’s Bouquet, Mostly Books, and Squamish Adventure Centre. For more info, contact Kristine Miles at 604-898-2834. When: Saturday November 10, 7:30 p.m.

Where: Eagle Eye Theatre, Squamish


What: NORDIC SPORTS DAY Learn about Nordic Sports, the status of the Whistler Nordic Competition Venue, and cross-country skiing opportunities in the Sea to Sky corridor at this afternoon event. You can also sign up to volunteer at the 2008 Nordic competition events. For more info, visit .

When: Saturday November 10, 12 – 4 p.m.

Where: 2010 Info Centre, Whistler Village


What: BEAR AWARE WEEK Come out to the first Bear Aware Week to promote bear awareness, safety, and education. Join bear researcher Charlie Russell in person as he screens his documentary “Learning from Bears” on Wednesday. A Bear Aware Party will also be held at Black’s Pub on Thursday. For more info, contact Elena Mensch at 604-935-8375 or .

When: Monday November 12 – Friday November 16

Where: Various locations


What: WHISTLER WELCOME WEEK The fifth annual welcome week will host a variety of activities for newcomers to participate in, including a pancake breakfast, Westbeach movie premier, scavenger hunt, and BBQ. Get to know your new community and meet other young adults. For more info, visit . When: Monday November 12 – Saturday November 17

Where: Various locations


What: JILL ACKHURST COMMUNITY WELCOME DINNER This is Welcome Week’s biggest event. Come out and enjoy a great locally produced meal with over 500 newcomers and 200 locals for only $3. Tickets are available at the Whistler Employment Resource Centre (WERC) or Whistler Blackhome HOUSE. For more info, contact 604-932-8323.

When: Wednesday November 14, 5 p.m.

Where: TELUS Whistler Conference Centre


What: WERC JOB FAIR Whistler Employment Resource Centre puts on this annual job fair. Bring copies of your resume and be prepared for interviews with potential employers. For more info, contact 604-932-5922 or .

When: Tuesday November 13, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Where: TELUS Conference Centre.


What: SEA TO SKY GREENBELT LAUNCH Smart Growth BC invites you to help refine the vision for the Sea to Sky Greenbelt initiative, check out land use maps of the corridor, and have your questions answered. All are welcome. The event is free, but space is limited. RSVP at 604-915-5234 or .

When: Thursday November 15, 6 – 9 p.m.

Where: Brackendale Art Gallery


What: TILE AND CERAMIC ART DEMONSTRATION Drop in and watch artist Penny Eder-Martyn in action every Thursday as she works on her tile projects and paintings. Get a glimpse of large sculptural projects on the go, or view works of art throughout her “asymmetry” house. For more info, contact 604-932-0671.  

When: Thursday November 15, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Where: Garlick Mountain Tile and Ceramics, 9459 Emerald Dr.


What: SCREENING MAMMOGRAPHY PROGRAM OF BC Aging is the highest risk factor for breast cancer. BC women aged 40 to 79 can receive free, regular mammograms through the Screening Mammography Program by the BC Cancer Agency. For scheduling or inquiries, call 1-800-663-9203 toll free.

When:   Thursday November 15 – Wednesday November 21 Where: Whistler Health Centre, 4380 Lorimer Rd


What: FILM SCREENING “Early Days of the Diamond Head Chalet” is a 30-minute colour film depicting the construction of the Diamond Head Chalet in the 1940s and 1950s and subsequent exploration of the Garibaldi Park. Rolf Brandvold, whose parents built the chalet, will be on hand to speak about the footage. Admission by donation. For more info, visit . When: Friday November 16, show times are 6:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m., and 8:30 p.m.  

Where: Squamish Adventure Centre Theatre