Special Events 

What: Invasive species tour - In Squamish the Sea to Sky Invasive Species Council (SSISC) invasive field tour will be on Thursday, July 7, from 5:15 - 6:30 p.m. (meet at the empty lot diagonal from the Brew Pub in downtown Squamish).  Another weed pull is taking place on Sunday, July 10 to remove invasive Himalayan blackberry plants along the shoulders of the Windsurfing Spit. Volunteers meet at 10 a.m. at theFisherman's entrance by the Railroad Museum. For more information contact Edith Tobe: srws@shaw.ca or 604-898-9171.In Pemberton both tour and pull are on Saturday, July 9. The event will start with a knapweed pull along the Arn canal by Hwy 99. Meet at 3 p.m. at the dead end road off Cottonwood Court across from the Mount Currie Coffee Company. The field tour will start at 4 p.m. (same meeting spot) in a caravan-style tour. RSVP appreciated for all events, contact 604-935-7665.

When: July 7, 9, 10.

Where: Squamish and Pemberton


What: Healing Workshop - The Pure Heart Pathway to Self is a series of  evening workshops.Connect to  higher self through ceremony and creativity. To register - debhillary@yahoo.com or 604-902-0169 .

When: July 7 from 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Where: Pemberton Studio: 1482 Balsam St.


What: Pemby Summer camps - These summer Camp for kids five - 12 years old will include native crafts and nature walks. Campers will make talking sticks, medicine wheels, animal totems, jewellery, nature paintings and drum making. To register - debhillary@yahoo.com or 604-902-0169 .

When: July 11 - 15 and July 18 - 22, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Where: Pemberton


What: Whistler Job Search Club - Come and network with other local job seekers and improve your job search skills every Tuesday at the library! Free, no registration required, everyone welcome. Contact Jodi Annett at (604) 932-3202.

When: Tues, July 12 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Where: Community Room, Whistler Public Library


What: Adapt your appetite - The Whistler Adaptive Sports Program (WASP) is having a fundraiser. Come out and enjoy great food, live music with Susan Holden and Sean Rose and win prizes from Salomon, a 50/50 draw and more. admin@whistleradaptive.com.

When: July 12, from 5 p.m. - 9 p.m

Where: Creek Bread


What: Squamish Mountain Festival - The evening program for the Squamish Mountain Festival will include a number of short films and talks by iconic ice climber and author MargoTalbot and climber Jasmin Caton. Tickets $15 in advance, $17 at the door.

When: July 13, doors at 6:30 p.m.,

Where: Eagle Eye Theatre/Howe Sound Secondary                         School


What: Family saturdays - Head to the Whistler Museum for a nifty nature walk! Collect fallen leaves and other materials to make your own nature-inspired splatter paint work of art. Will you make a leaf card, pinecone collage, or fern fan?

When: Saturday, July 9 from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Where: Whistler Museum


What: Valley of dreams walking tours - The Whistler Museum's Valley of Dreams Walking Tours will lead you through Whistler Village and paint an incredible picture of the valley's many transformations.

When: 1 p.m. daily in July and August

Where: Tours depart from Whistler Visitor Centre


What: Ride the sky - The Sea to Sky Trail Community Ride takes place on Sunday, July 17 at 10 a.m. so pump your tires like your MC Hammer and get ready to pedal and party with all ages. Celebrations and family activities will be held at Cheakamus Crossing at 11 a.m. The ride itself goes from Cheakamus Crossing to Brandywine Falls Park - hardly an impossible mission. Celebrate and explore the newest addition to the Sea to Sky Trail and Cheakamus Crossing Trail that winds through the magnificent valley forest below Black Tusk. All bikers, trail runners and families are invited to take part in this 13-kilometre community ride on the forested gravel trail. Kids' bike decorating and the official ribbon cutting take place before the ride. Light refreshments provided by Cheaky's Café and the HI Hostel. Participants are responsible for arranging their own rides back from Brandywine. Visit www.whistler.ca or www.seatoskytrail.ca for more information.



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