Special Events 

What: artwalk If you missed it last year, don’t forget about the second annual ArtWalk this year - a village-wide eclectic exhibition of corridor artists spanning a variety of venues. For a brochue featuring a map of all venues and artists check out MY Millennium Place or the Whistler Info Centre. Or call 604-938-9221.

When: July 1-31

Where: Throughout the village

What: LUNAFLIKS This week’s outdoor movie is ‘Hedwig and the Angry Inch.’ It’s a film festival winner about one man’s journey of self-discovery after a botched sex-change operation. Tickets are $5. The movie begins when the sun goes down. Bring blankets and lawn chairs to complete the experience. Call 604-902-0769 for info. Rain location is lower level of MY Place at 9 p.m. Lunafliks runs every Thursday this summer. Stayed tuned for ‘Fight Club’ on July 21.

When: Thursday July 14, when the sun goes down

Where: Lost Lake Park

What: HARRY POTTER PARTY Will it be worth the wait? Join other Harry Potter fans for the midnight release of ‘Harry Potter & The Half-Blood Prince.’ Wear a costume and let the countdown begin. Alix Nicoll will read the first chapter and then you can take your own copy home. Reserve your copy of Book 6 at 604-932-5557. Books cost $36.95.

When: Friday night at midnight - (technically July 16)

Where: Armchair Books

What: BBQ WITH ANDRE Local churches gather again for their Tuesday Nights Together. This week it’s cordon blue burgers and wine tasting grapes with Andre St Jacques. There will also be games for all ages. Tickets are $10/person, $20/family. Call 604-935-8450 for info.

When: Tuesday July 19, 6 p.m.

Where: Our Lady of the Mountains Catholic Church

What: BEAR PAWS Fun for the whole family! Learn from local black bear researcher Michael Allen as he talks to kids and their parents about bear safety and Whistler’s black bears. And make your very own plaster cast of a real bear paw print. Cost is $10/family. Pre-registration is required. Call 604-932-2019 to guarantee your spot.

When: Sunday July 24, 1-3 p.m.

Where: Spruce Grove Field House

What: GIANT USED BOOK SALE Donations needed for the giant used book sale in aid of the Whistler Public Library. All types of books, magazines and videos welcome. Drop off boxes located at Nesters Market, TD Canada Trust in Marketplace and Whistler Public Library. For pick up of large donations or to volunteer call Jane Reid at 604-932-3665.

When: Saturday July 30, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Where: In front of IGA in Marketplace

Meetings

What: Council Council meetings have a new home. If you want to ask a question of your local politicians, head to MY Millennium Place. Public Q & A kicks off every meeting.

When: Monday July 18, 6:30 p.m.

Where: MY Millennium Place

What: WAG AGM Whistler Animals Galore will be having their Annual General Meeting where they will be electing a new board of directors. All welcome to attend. Call 604-935-8364 for info.

When: Wednesday July 20, 7 p.m.

Where: At the new animal shelter on Nesters Road

What: OLYMPIC ARTS GUEST SPEAKER Raymond T. Grant will share his experience as the Artistic Director of the 2002 Cultural Olympiad, highlighting what worked and what didn’t work. Get inspired for the opportunities with the 2010 Olympic Arts Festival. Tickets are $22/members, $35/non-members. To reserve a spot log on to whistlerchamber.com or call 604-932-5922.

When: Thursday July 21, 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Where: Westin Resort & Spa

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