Special Events 

What: BABYTIMES Parents will be taught action rhymes and songs to share with their babies as well as some basic baby sign language. Classes are for parents with babies from birth to walking age and involve focused interaction with the child. Babytimes will run from Oct. 15 to Nov. 5. For more information call 604-932-5564.

When: October 15 to November 5, 9-9:45 a.m.

Where: Whistler Public Library

What: ABORIGINAL YOUTH CULTURAL SHARING DAY Join 20 Grade Six students from Kugluktuk, Nunavut who will be in Whistler this weekend. The students will share their culture and community while building an Inukshuk on the deck of the Info Centre. They will be joined by members of the Youth Ambassadors from Squamish and Lil’wat First Nations in a cultural sharing of drumming, songs and dancing.

When: Saturday October 22, 12-1:30 p.m.

Where: 2010 Info Centre

What: STRONGER LONGER Dr. Peter Bennett, a naturopathic physician from Langley, will talk about nutrition and aging gracefully. Learn how to prevent fatigue, chronic, poor memory and dementia. Tickets are $5. For information call 604-534-5756.

When: Saturday October 22, 7 p.m.

Where: MY Millennium Place

What: LENDING A HELPING HAND FOUNDATION Two speakers will give presentations on ‘living joyously in challenging times.’ They will be presenting their experiences and how they changed their lives. They will be using their experiences with suicide, depression and breast cancer to help other people during difficult times. Tickets are $9.99. All proceeds to charity.

When: Sunday October 23, 3-5 p.m.

Where: MY Millennium Place

What: SECS AGM Geological engineer Frank Baumann is the guest speaker at the annual general meeting of the Squamish Environmental Conservation Society. He will speak about the common hazards that people in the corridor must live with including flooding, debris flows, rock slides, earthquakes and small slope failures. Admission by donation.

When: Thursday October 27, 7 p.m.

Where: Brackendale Art Gallery

What: MICHAEL KAESHAMMER This Juno award nominee will delight with his range of piano styles from boogie-woogie, ragtime, and modern jazz. Tickets are $22 at 604-935-8410.

When: Friday October 28, 8 p.m.

Where: MY Millennium Place

What: HALLOWEEN STORYTIME A special Halloween Storytime will be offered at the library. There will be stories and songs from the Halloween and Day of the Dead traditions and a special craft afterwards. Pre-registration is required. Call 604-932-5564.

When: Sunday October 30, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Where: Whistler Public Library

What: B-GRADE HORROR FEST It’s the fourth year for the B-Grade Horror Fest, an evening where local filmmakers try to outdo each other with their budget/slasher movies. Tickets are $17. They are sold out but more may be released this week. Call 604-935-8410 to get on the waiting list.

When: Sunday October 30, 7:30 p.m.

Where: MY Millennium Place

What: ZERO CEILING RUMMAGE SALE Help raise money for Zero Ceiling at the upcoming rummage sale. There will be clothing, bedding, household items and new stuff from Westbeach. Call Marnie at 604-938-0628 with donations.

When: Saturday November 5, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: TELUS Conference Centre

What: VOLunteer FOR WELCOME DINNER Hosts and volunteers are needed for the third annual Jill Ackhurst Welcome Dinner. The hosts will sit down and have dinner with new Whistler residents. Volunteers are needed for the events and WCSS is also looking for chefs. For info call Claire at 604-902-0670.

When: Saturday November 5, 5 p.m.

Where: Whistler Conference Centre

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