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SPECIAL EVENTS TUNED WOMEN>> Original live music from select women in the Sea to Sky corridor will be showcased at MY Place for the second night on Fri. Feb. 27. Show starts at 8 p.m. Tix are $12-16. Call 604-935-8418.

SPECIAL EVENTS

TUNED WOMEN>>

Original live music from select women in the Sea to Sky corridor will be showcased at MY Place for the second night on Fri. Feb. 27. Show starts at 8 p.m. Tix are $12-16. Call 604-935-8418.

BLUE EARTH>>

The Whistler Dance Theatre brings together work by top artists from different disciplines in an innovative exploration of the elements (earth, water, air and fire) through dance. Check out the Blue Earth performance at MY Place on Sat. Feb. 28 at 8 p.m.

OSCAR PARTY>>

Film buffs and celebrity gazers can check out the 76 th Annual Academy Awards at the Classic Café - Village 8 Cinema on Sun. Feb. 29. There will be a Pick The Winner contest with $2,000 worth of prizes up for grabs. The doors open at 4:30 p.m. and the live telecast starts at 5 p.m. Call 604-932-5815 for info.

WAG 'PUPPY LOVE' BACHELOR/ETTE AUCTION>>

Successful bidders can win a date with a hottie for a great dinner, snowmobiling, ski and snowboard lessons and more at the WAG auction. Bachelors and bachelorettes will strut their stuff to pump up the bidding. Moe Joe's doors open at 8 p.m. Auction begins at 9 p.m on Mon. March 1. Entry is a donation to WAG and all the funds will got to the homeless cats and dogs at WAG.

LUNA – TRIPLE THREAT>>

Take a yoga/martial arts/breakdance combo class with instructor Cole Manson, then practice your moves with DJ Frank Spinatra spinning hiphop and breakbeats into the night. Spruce Grove Field House at 9 p.m. on Thurs. March 4 (to 1 a.m.). $2 at the door. Wear loose-fitting clothes. This is an alcohol-free event.

THE MCDADES>>

Check out this blend of Celtic, World & Jazz. The McDades fuse the sounds in a mixture of original and traditional music at MY Place on Fri. March 5 at 8 p.m. Adults $20/students and seniors $17.

MEETINGS

COUNCIL>>

The next regular council meeting takes place in council chambers at Municipal Hall on Mon. March 1 at 6:30 p.m.

GREEN HOUSE PROJECT>>

Calling all gardeners and want-to-be gardeners. The first public meeting for Whistler's Sustainable Mountain Green House Project will take place on Mon. March 1 at 7 p.m. in MY Place. For more info call Lynn Mathews at 604-935-8412.

CANOE CLUB AGM>>

The annual general meeting of the Pemberton Canoe Club will be held at the Pemberton Secondary School on Wed. March 3 at 7 p.m. Members and interested parties are encouraged to attend.

AWARE>>

AWARE'S monthly meeting takes place on Thurs. March 4 at 7 p.m. in the Delta Whistler Resort. Brian Barnett from the RMOW will share information on the Community Energy Plan and Don Brett and John Nemy will talk about FRODO (Friends of the Dark Outdoors). All welcome to attend.

ON THE MOUNTAINS

BLACKCOMB>>

Blackcomb is open from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call the Snowphone at 604-932-4211 for conditions. Another king/queen will be crowned on Sat. Feb. 28 at the King of the Rails jam competition under the Magic Chair. Register at the Ski and Snowboard School Sales desk in the Blackcomb Lodge from 4:30 p.m. onwards. Competition goes from 6-8 p.m.

WHISTLER>>

Whistler is open from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call the Snowphone for daily conditions report.

OTHER VALLEY STUFF

ALPINE CLUB OF CANADA, WHISTLER SECTION>>

Outdoor club focused on mountaineering, ski touring, climbing and hiking.

New members welcome, daily trip schedule at www.alpineclubofcanada.ca/sections/whistler.html. Call 604-902-1772.

AWARE>>

The Association of Whistler Area Residents for the Environment is a non-profit, member-driven organisation dedicated to preserving the environment and moving toward environmental sustainability. AWARE meets the first Thursday of every month at 7 p.m. in the Delta Whistler Resort. For more info: 604-932-4457 or aware@direct.ca .

BIG BROTHERS, BIG SISTERS>>

A 12-year-old boy in Pemberton who loves to play soccer, basketball and golf as well as swim and ski is looking for a Big Brother. So if you’re over 18 years old and would like to provide a positive role model for a special little boy contact Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Whistler and Pemberton at 604-938-9299 or bbbswp@uniserve.com .

DUPLICATE BRIDGE CLUB>>

The Whistler Residents Duplicate Bridge Club meets every Wednesday from 10:15 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at MY Place. Play starts at 10:30 a.m. Visitors and new members are warmly welcomed. For info or partnership arrangements call Shirley at 604-932-5368, Astrid at 604-938-9274.

ELIZABETH MANSO VISITING VOLUNTEERS>>

A volunteer support group for the incapacitated who do not have the support, help and comfort needed. In case of confinement to home, either terminal or temporary, the group can be called upon for assistance. Call the Whistler Community Services Society at 604-932-0113.

J.J. WHISTLER BEAR SOCIETY >>

People and Bears Living in Harmony. Learn more about coexisting with bears in your backyard. Call us at 604-905-4209 or visit online at www.bearsmart.com or info@bearsmart.com

LIFE DRAWING>>

Life drawing sessions ongoing on Mon. nights between 6 and 9 p.m. at MY Place, $15 drop-in. Draw models in your choice of dry medium. Call 604-938-0055, or 604-905-5540 for more info. Models needed.

THE LOUNGE>>

A new young adult drop-in centre will be open for set dates over the coming months. Chill out at the Lounge in the basement of MY Place on Feb. 9, 23, March 8, 22 and April 12, 26. The centre will be open from 6 to 10 p.m.

LUNA (LATE & UNIQUE NIGHTTIME ALTERNATIVES)>>

Late-night, affordable, alcohol-free activities for young adults offered every Thursday (with breaks in May and October). Check www.mywcss.org/luna

MATURE ACTION COMMITTEE>>

MAC’s goal is to create resident housing projects for seniors that respond to their special needs and desire to remain in Whistler, such that long term residents can mature in place. Call 604-932-6167 or 604-905-3955 for more info.

PEMBERTON VALLEY TRAILS ASSOCIATION>>

Meets the second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. in the regional district meeting room above the fire hall. For info call 604-894-6402.

PEMBERTON/WHISTLER KARATE CLUB>>

Teaching traditional Shito Ryu Karate since 1985. Non-profit, sanctioned and insured by Karate B.C., affiliated with the NKA and the WKF. Kids and Adult classes in Pemberton, Whistler and Mt. Currie, we meet Monday, Wednesday and Thursday. Contact Doug 604-932-3022; Richard 604-894-5357; or Wim 604-452-2364.

RE-USE-IT CENTRE>>

Open daily, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. at the recycling depot in Function Junction. New or used items that are clean, in good shape and working order will be accepted.

TOASTMASTERS CLUB>>

Interested in mastering communication skills, conducting meetings and delivering speeches in a friendly group and supportive environment? Drop in for free to the Whistler Toastmasters Club every Wed. at 5:30 p.m. in council chambers at Muni Hall. For more info call Helene at 604-938-3519.

WHISTLER ADAPTIVE SKI PROGRAM>>

This non-profit organization provides ski experiences for people with disabilities and is accepting donations of used skis, jackets, helmets, etc. for the upcoming winter season. Contact the program at adaptiveski@intrawest.com or 604-905.2071.

WHISTLER ANIMALS GALORE>>

WAG is a no-kill animal shelter dedicated to protecting and enhancing the lives of lost, unwanted and homeless animals. We are open to the public and for volunteer dog walking every day of the year from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 3 to 5 p.m. Please call 604-905-7750 or stop by the shelter located between day skier parking lots 3 & 4.

WHISTLER ARTS COUNCIL>>

Whistler's central resource for the arts. Full arts and culture listings for events at www.whistlerartscouncil.com. The arts council has a comprehensive artist directory and produces numerous programs, events and performances year-round. For info or to volunteer, call 604-935-8419 or info@whistlerartscouncil.com

WHISTLER BOTTLE DEPOT>>

Open Friday-Monday, noon-4 p.m. at the recycling depot on Nesters Road, next to municipal works yard . Most drinkable containers are now on the deposit-refund system, except for milk products and meal replacements. Commercial loads accepted by appointment. Call 604-932-3733.

WHISTLER DANCE ACADEMY>>

Learn hip hop, jazz, tap, classical, contemporary, ballet and more. All ages, all levels. Contact Codi at 604-902-0990.

WHISTLER EMPLOYMENT RESOURCE CENTRE>>

Computer and Internet access, job postings and employment resources. Open Mon-Fri. from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call 604-932-6281 ext. 11. Located in the Chamber office above the Visitor Information Centre.

WHISTLER FISHERIES STEWARDSHIP GROUP>>

The WFSG exists to restore Whistler's waterways through education, projects, advocacy, and community partnerships. There are volunteer opportunities throughout the summer for water quality sampling, fish monitoring, educational programs and habitat restoration. Call 604-935-8323 or e-mail fish@whistler.ca for more info.

WHISTLER HOUSING AUTHORITY>>

Provides long-term housing for Whistler employees for purchase or rental. Eligible Whistler employees can register to purchase an employee-restricted property. For details drop by the office at 4335 Main Street, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Friday, or visit the Web site: www.whistlerhousing.ca. The WHA also provides a rental listing service for landlords, and some landlord-tenant info.

WHISTLER MUSEUM and ARCHIVES>>

Permanent exhibits on Natural and Pioneer History; currently featuring Frozen Time: Glaciers in the Coastal Mountains and The History of Olympic Bids in Whistler . Also showing Snowflakes in the foyer of MY Place. Video Viewing Room, Gift Shop, and Research Services by appointment. New hours are 10 a.m. — 8 p.m., Thurs. and 10 a.m. — 4 p.m. Fri.-Sun. Info: 604-932-2019 or info@whistlermuseum.org . Located at 4329 Main St. in Village North.

WHISTLER PUBLIC LIBRARY>>

The library’s hours are 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. Closed Wednesdays. Located at 4329 Main Street, Village North. The library will be closed Dec. 25, 26 and Jan. 1.

WHISTLER SINGERS>>

This adult community choir is practicing for the 2003/04 season every Wed. evening, 7-9 p.m. at MY Place and is currently seeking an accompanist for weekly rehearsals and/or performances. For info call Candice at 604-932-3022.

WRITERS’ GROUP>>

How would you like to get together with other writers of fiction to share our work, provide each other with support and feedback and brainstorm ways to get our work published. Call Stella at 604-932-4518 for more info.

ZERO CEILING SOCIETY>>

Zero Ceiling needs donations of good quality snowboards, bindings, boots and ski/ snowboard clothing. Zero Ceiling operates programs that host at-risk youth on the slopes of Whistler-Blackcomb... some for the day, others are trained to become full-time instructors and end up living and working in Whistler. Call Joanna at 604-932-6869, Chris at 604-894-0220 or www.ZeroCeiling.org.

SERVICES

COATS FOR KIDS>>

Winter coats for children of all ages can be dropped off at Dual Mountain Drycleaners, both locations, at Market Pavilion and Function Junction. Coats are accessed by anyone in need through the Re-use It Centre. For more info contact Whistler Community Services at 604-932-0113 or Jane Pratt at 604-935-7500.

FOOD BANK>>

Whistler Community Services Society’s Food Bank is open the first and third Mon. of each month. Food bank distribution hours are between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., located behind Our Lady of the Mountains Catholic Church at the bottom of Lorimer Road. Donations are always welcome. For more urgent food bank requirements call 604-932-0113.

KIDSPORT WHISTLER>>

Financial assistance is provided to local financially restricted families so "All kids can play." For info call Sheila Mozes at 905-9393 or 938-3133, ext. 350 or Janet McDonald at 932-0113. For Pemberton call Stephanie at 604-894-5979.

PARENT-TOT DROP-IN>>

Meet in the Millar Room at Myrtle Philip School on Tues, Wed & Thurs. 10 a.m.-noon. Phone 604-932-3312.

PEMBERTON PARENT INFANT DROP-IN>>

Facilitated by Caprii Mohammed, Public Health Nurse. Every Monday 11-12:30 at Coast Garibaldi Pemberton Health Centre, 1403 Portage Road. Call 604-894-6367 for info.

PEMBERTON PARENT-TOT DROP IN>>

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:30-11:30 a.m. at 1357 Aster Street. Phone 604-894-6101.

RIDES TO AND FROM WHISTLER>>

Seats are available in the Jack Bell Foundation carpool/vanpool service between Squamish and Whistler. For further information please call 1-888-593-7433 or www.ride-share.com.

SIGN LANGUAGE IN WHISTLER>>

Please call 604-894-3369 for more info.

WHISTLER YOUTH CENTRE>>

Now open at MY Place. Activities include ping pong, pool table, Playstation, Nintendo, Internet access, big screen projection TV, day and overnight trips and tons of other activities. For hours of operation call 604-935-8410.

EDUCATION

THE ALTA LAKE SCHOOL>>

A non-profit independent school which follows a Waldorf curriculum from Pre-school to Grade 5. We are committed to providing purposeful education for children which fosters inner-strength through spiritual, intellectual, emotional, and physical growth. For info e-mail alta@look.ca or call 604-932-1885.

GLEN EDEN SCHOOL>>

Glen Eden is a non-profit independent school committed to maximizing the potential of youth with complex educational needs, from those who "learn differently" to athletes requiring flexibility. For info call Tama-Lynn at 604-905-8241 or e-mail tlynn@resortwhistler.com.

L’ÉCOLE LA PASSERELLE >>

French education is offered all day from Kindergarten to grade 7 to eligible children in the elementary level. The school is currently accepting registration for the 2004-05 school year. L’École La Passerelle has relocated to the Spring Creek Community School. The office is located downstairs. For info call 604-932-9602.

PEMBERTON VALLEY WALDORF SCHOOL>>

Looking for an alternative, creative learning environment for your child? For more information on the opening of a Waldorf-inspired school in Pemberton call Sarinda at 604-894-5300.

WHISTLER ADULT LEARNING CENTRE>>

Designed for students who are returning to school. Students are able to acquire their high school diploma, improve previous marks or take specific courses to meet post-secondary requirements. Call 604-905-4654.

WHISTLER CHAMBER OF COMMERCE LEARNING COMMUNITIES>>

Visit www.whistlerchamber.com under Learning Communities; see Current Learning Opps for more workshop descriptions.

Whistler Manager Workshop Series.

This is THE workshop series to develop your managerial style and effectiveness.

Feb 24 Tues. — Motivating Staff #3 of 5

Feb 26 Thurs. — Managing Performance #4 of 5

Mar 2 Tues. — Disciplining Employees #5 of 5.

ONLY $85 for each workshop.

Feb 20 2004 Fri.

– St. John Ambulance
First Aid Level 1 , $85, 8:30 a.m.- 5 p.m., mandatory training for any outdoor or adventure experience work. For more information, call 604-905-1084 to register and to pay online by credit card.

Feb 23, 2004 Mon. –

Foodsafe Level 1   $99 + GST, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., mandatory training for all food handlers.

To enrol call Don at 604-932-5922 ext. 36 or email don@whistlerchamber.com

 

HEALTH

BABY/CHILD HEALTH CLINICS>>

Free routine Immunizations and newly licensed vaccines for purchase, growth and development assessments and plenty of age appropriate resources available. Time: Mon. 1 to 3 p.m. and Thurs. 9 to 11 a.m. Call the Whistler Health Unit for appt. at 604-932-3202.

BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT>>

Have you recently suffered the loss of a loved one? If you are interested in a bereavement support group contact Whistler Community Services at 604-932-0113.

CANCER SUPPORT & FRIENDS>>

The group is a relaxed, fun and energetic mix of people of all ages, backgrounds and health status. Newcomers are welcome from those who have experienced cancer to those who have supported a friend and family member through cancer. For more info contact Joanne at 604-938-4225 or 1-604-209-1967.

CANADIAN CANCER SOCIETY>>

The Canadian Cancer Society is looking for a Revenue Development Chair to help support fundraising events in Whistler. To find out more call Kim Aubert at 604-215-5207.

CRISIS STABILIZATION TEAM>>

If you are experiencing a mental health crisis don’t go through it alone. Call the Sea to Sky Stabilization Team at 1-866-892-6365.

DISORDERED EATING SUPPORT GROUP>>

Whistler Community Services will be conducting an 8-week support group aimed at providing a safe and secure environment for women to discuss issues surrounding food and body image. To join the group and for more info please contact Sheila Sherkat (Counsellor) at 604 938 4519 or Tessa McLoughlin (Outreach Worker) at 604 902 0670.

DRUG/ALCOHOL INFORMATION & COUNSELLING>>

Do you experience difficulties related to your drug/alcohol use? Call for information and counselling; youth and adults welcome. Marlise Witschi, A&D counsellor, 604-932-3312, no charge.

HEALTHY PREGNANCY OUTREACH PROGRAM>>

Learn how to prepare healthy affordable meals at this outreach program. Participation also includes guest speakers and discussions on a variety of topics about pregnancy. Call Sea to Sky Community Services Society at 604-894-6101.

MEDITATION>>

Free meditation at the Nibbana Healing Spa, Friday’s 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. All levels welcome. Call 604-935-5772. Located in the Glacier Lodge.

OSTEOPOROSIS SUPPORT GROUP>>

Would you like to become part of a support group to deal with osteoporosis? Call Morgan at 604-935.1947 or e-mail morganj@telus.net.

PEARL’S PLACE TRANSITION HOUSE>>

Call toll-free 1-877-890-5711, or 604-892-5711 in Squamish, direct to support workers available to listen to and support women experiencing abuse. The shelter can house seven women and children.

PEMBERTON SAFE CLINIC>>

Safe Healthy Sexuality Clinic, open Mondays, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Pemberton Health Centre, 1403 Portage Road. Call 604-894-6367.

SAFE HEALTHY SEXUALITY CLINIC>>

Free HIV testing. Birth control counselling and supplies, STD testing and treatment, pregnancy counselling and other professional services at a reduced cost. Confidentiality assured. SAFE — Coast Garibaldi Health unit, second floor, Whistler Health Care Centre, 4380 Lorimer Road, 604-932-3202. Clinic open Tues, 4:30-7:30 p.m. and Thurs, 5-7 p.m.

SUPPORT COUNSELLING>>

For women regarding abuse and relationship issues. Call Sharon Smillie at 604-932-3312, no charge.

TRAVEL CLINICS>>

Free routine immunizations and travel counselling. Travel vaccines available. Times: Mon. 1 to 3 p.m. and Thurs. 9 to 11 a.m. Call the Whistler Health Unit for appt. at 604-932-3202.

VICTIM SERVICES>>

Victim Services assists victims, witnesses, family members or friends who are directly affected by any criminal act or traumatic event. The staff and volunteers provide information on the rights of the victim and offer emotional support. Call 604-905-1969.

WHISTLER COMMUNITY SERVICES>>

This local non-profit organisation provides health and wellness programs and support services to Whistler residents. Call 604-932-0113 for info or visit www.mywcss.org. Office hours: Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Myrtle Philip school.

WHISTLER HEALTH CARE FOUNDATION>>

The Foundation is a not for profit organization with a mandate to raise funds and awareness in support of capital equipment, facilities and services for the Whistler Health Care Centre. There is an ongoing need for volunteers in the Foundation. For info call Donna at 604-932-1987.

WHISTLER YOUTH OUTREACH WORKER>>

Whistler Community Services Society. Private or group confidential support for young adults, ages 17-27, facing challenges with alcohol and drugs, anger management, employment, suicide, homesickness, mental and physical health, conflict or poverty. Call Greg (cell) at 604-938-3902 or at MY Place, 604-935-8187 or Tessa at 604-902-0670.

DR. AMY REIN, REGISTERED PSYCHOLOGIST>>

Psychotherapy for adults, youth and children. Integrative approach including EMDR to treat anxiety, depression, trauma, relationship issues, eating disorders, parent-child conflict, chronic pain and low self-esteem. Whistler 604-905-8824. Vancouver 604-805-7277.

JUDITH HOILETT M.ED.>>

Registered Clinical Counsellor with 15 years experience working with individuals, couples and teens experiencing relationship or emotional difficulties. Income geared subsidy available. 604-932-1392 or 604-894-1667.

MARLISE WITSCHI, M.PSYCH.>>

BC Registered Clinical Counsellor. Tap into the power of Energy Psychology to heal addictions, anxiety, fears, depression, difficulties in relationships, low self-esteem, weight problems and more. Sliding scale available. 604-938-3620.

NANCY ROUTLEY, M.ED. (COUNSELLING), C.C.C.>>

Individuals. Couples. Parents. Families. Compassionate, clear, common-sense assistance to help people overcome their challenges. Financial assistance available. 604-938-4484.

STEPHEN L.

MILSTEIN, PH.D. REGISTERED PSYCHOLOGIST #765 >>

Assessment, individual and family therapy, treating anxiety, depression, trauma, disordered eating and substance abuse. 604-938-3511.

RELIGION

OUR LADY OF THE MOUNTAINS ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH>>

Mass at Our Lady of the Mountains is on Sat. at 5 p.m. and Sun at 9 a.m. Weekdays – Tues. at 8 a.m. and Wed. at 7 p.m. The church is located at 6299 Lorimer Rd.

WHISTLER VILLAGE CHURCH>>

This multi-denominational worship experience takes place on Sun. 10 a.m. at MY Place. Programming for children is provided. SpiritCentre meets Mondays at 6 p.m. Meditative, Taize-style gatherings for young adults. Call 604-935-8450 for info.

WHISTLER COMMUNITY CHURCH>>

Sunday morning services at 10 a.m. in the Myrtle Philip Community Centre. For info call 604-932-3139.

CHURCH ON THE MOUNTAIN>>

Join a group of people who enjoy the Christian lifestyle on Sat. at 7 p.m. at the Delta Hotel next to the gondola. Call Pastor Kirk at 604-902-4111.

VICTORY CHRISTIAN CENTRE>>

This contemporary church group meets on Thursday’s at 6:30 p.m. at MY Place. For info call 1-800-450-9996.




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