Special Events 

What: CHRISTY CLARK AT WOW The former BC MLA, Deputy Premier and Vancouver Mayoralty contender Christy Clark will be the guest speaker at the next Women of Whistler meeting. She will talk about her political story and how she balances her public life with her family and personal time. Registration is at 6 p.m. and the program begins at 6:30 p.m. Tickets cost $25/$28. For info call Sue at 604-932-3458.

When: Thursday September 29, 6 p.m.

Where: Nicklaus North Golf Club

What: YOUTH CENTRE OPEN HOUSE Check out what the Pemberton Youth Centre has to offer for local teens. There will be coffee, snacks, tunes from Chicks with Picks, a brief word from the mayor. A skate park will be set up in the gym followed by a big screen showing of ‘Lords of Dogtown.’

When: Friday September 30, 7 p.m., Movie at 9 p.m.

Where: Pemberton Community Centre

What: RUMMAGE SALE St. Francis Catholic Church is holding a rummage sale this weekend with clothes, shoes and household items. Head to the Church on the Pemberton Farm Road and don’t miss out on the hot dogs, drinks and goodies. For information call Denize at 604-894-6682.

When: Saturday October 1, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: St. Francis Catholic Church

What: Squamish skatepark opens Don’t miss the official opening of the Squamish Skatepark, complete with food and drinks, proskater demos and the Vancouver band Guitarsenal.

When: Saturday October 1, 1 p.m.

Where: Squamish Skatepark, Carson Place

What: BLESSING OF THE ANIMALS Whistler Village Church celebrates the feast day of St. Francis of Assisi with a special Blessing of the Animals as part of their regular Sunday morning service. All dogs must be on a leash, cats and other small animals should be in carriers. No aggressive dogs. For info call 604-935-8450.

When: Sunday October 2, 10 a.m. - rain or shine

Where: Whistler Village Church, MY Millennium Place

What: POETRY & PSALM WRITING WORKSHOP Ray McGinnis, a poet who teaches others how to write prayers and poetry, will lead a workshop in Pemberton. The cost is $10. For more information call 604-894-6981.

When: Thursday October 6, 7-9 p.m.

Where: St. David’s United Church, Pemberton

What: JOAN MCINTYRE ON LEADERSHIP Joan McIntyre will speak on ‘Provincial Leadership for the Sea to Sky’ at the Breakfast Launch of the 2005/’06 Leadership Sea to Sky cohort of the Whistler Forum. There will be a 30 minute Oral Question Period following the talk. Tickets are $20. To register call Mecki at 604-902-0089.

When: Friday October 7, 7:30 a.m.

Where: Telus Conference Centre

What: GIANT USED BOOK SALE Donations needed for Used Book Sale. All types of books, magazines, videos, CD’s accepted. Donation boxes located at Nesters Market, TD Canada Trust in Marketplace, Whistler Public Library and Spring Creek School. All proceeds to go to shcool libraries at Spring Creek and Whistler Secondary.

When: Saturday October 8, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Where: In front of IGA

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