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Children’s Art Fest Coming The Whistler Children’s Art Festival is looking for workshop proposals as it plans for its 15th year. Scheduled this year for Saturday and Sunday, June 7 and 8, at the Myrtle Philip Community Centre, the annual event is a well-attended success. Workshops are from one to three hours long during the mornings. Classes are set for pre-schoolers, who can simply wander in a free-form format, a 5-8 age group and a 9-12 age group. Volunteer helpers for your workshop idea will be provided if needed. All workshop leaders are invited to a dinner on Saturday night. Workshops are required in the following areas: Literary — poetry, story-writing, journalism, etc. Music — instrument making, performance, composing, etc. Drama — puppetry, mime, acting, theatre-sports, etc. Dance — creative movement, folk dancing, etc. Visual — painting, sculpture, collage, drawing, printing, etc. Arts and Crafts — pottery, Native or ethnic crafts, weaving, basket weaving, etc. When inquiring about creating a workshop, provide a description of supplies you will need. For more information, call Bev at 938-9820, or Jane at 932-3665. The Whistler Alpine Club is applying to the Alpine Club of Canada to become a section. Tom Jarecki of the Whistler Alpine Club is organizing the application and would welcome support from current Alpine Club of Canada members or prospective members. Call Jarecki at 932-6199 for more information. Meanwhile, the Alpine Club is leading a trip through the Tetrahedron March 29-31. Jarecki is the one to call for more information. A Monday ski tour is a weekly event organized by the Alpine Club. Call Eric at 938-9509 if you’d like to join in.


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