Special events 

WHISTLER CHILDREN’S ART FESTIVAL>>

Kids can explore a variety of art forms from glass painting and wood carving to basket making and soapstone creations at the 22 nd annual Children’s Art Festival from May 29-30 at the Myrtle Philip Community School. Workshop prices are $5 - 10. For more info call 604-935-8419.

PEACEMAKER>>

Based in conjunction with the Children’s Art Festival, Peacemaker is a play about the Red People and Blue People who live in suspicion and mistrust of each other, separated by a wall. When they meet they discover how much they can learn from one another. The Whistler Arts Council presents Peacemaker on Sat. May 29 at 7 p.m. at MY Place. Tix are $8 for kids, $10 for adults or $30 for a family of four. Call 604-935-8410.

RUMMAGE SALE>>

St. Francis of Assisi Church in Pemberton is holding a Rummage Sale on Sat. May 29 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. All welcome to attend at 1360 Farm Rd. Call Denise at 604-894-6682.

CAPTAIN HOLIDAYS OPENING DAY>>

Take part in free one-hour kayak rentals with Captain Holidays Kayak & Adventure School on Sun. May 30 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Wayside Park on Alta Lake. For info call 604-905-2925.

EASY STREET BLOCK PARTY>>

A neighbourhood get-together on Sun May 30 will raise money for the Karuizawa student exchange. Tickets are $25/family or $10/person for live music, food and games for the whole family. For tickets call Anne Spence at 604-932-2617, or go to Rogers Chocolates or buy them at the event.

CAR SHARING PROGRAM>>

Information and registration session about the new car sharing program will take place on Mon. May 31 from 6-8 p.m. at council chambers in muni hall.

DIALOGUE CAFES WITH COUNCIL>>

The Whistler Forum has organized Dialogue Cafés with members of council. This week join Councillors Caroline Lamont and Gord McKeever at Whistler Java Café on Tues. June 1 and Marianne Wade and Nick Davies at Java on Wed. June 2. Sessions run from 7:30-9 p.m. Contact William Roberts at whistlerforum@whooshnet.com for info.

THE CHANGING LIVES OF WHISTLER BLACK BEARS>>

Black Bear Researcher Michael Allen, who has studied Whistler black bears for the past ten years, is giving a multi-media presentation about a bear’s life in Whistler throughout a yearly cycle. The event, the first of two, takes place on Sun. May 30 at 7 p.m. at MY Place, $9 adult, $5 child. Call 604-935-8418 for tix. The lecture is presented by the Whistler Museum and Archives.

SPRING CREEK SCHOOL BOOK FAIR>>

From June 1-3 the Spring Creek School is having a Book Fair. Go to the school library at lunch, after school or on Thurs. evening from 5-7 p.m.

WHITE GOLD WETLAND WALK>>

Tour the White Gold Wetlands with AWARE on Thurs. June 3 at 6 p.m. Meet in the parking lot outside the Cold Beer and Wine store at the Boot Pub.

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