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Find out about Quest University March 23

What: GRIZZLY BEAR RECOVERY Learn about the Grizzly Bear Recovery Program for southwest BC. Tony Hamilton will be talking about the known and unknown aspects of local grizzly bear ecology. Admission by donation.

When: Thursday March 16, 7 p.m.

Where: MY Millennium Place

What: St. Patrick’s day Take out your best green ensemble, your shamrocks and your Shillelagh and celebrate everything Irish in Whistler for St. Patrick’s Day.

When: Friday March 17

Where: Throughout town

What: MURDERBALL Nominated for Best Documentary Feature at the 78th Academy Awards, Murderball gives an inside look at the world of wheelchair rugby as the U.S. and Canadian team prepare for the Athens Paralympics Games. Entrance by donation to the Whistler Adaptive Sports Program.

When: Saturday March 18, 7:30 p.m.

Where: MY Millennium Place

What: Ski with Ralph Take some turns with municipal councillor Ralph Forsyth. Let him know what’s on your mind. If you can’t make the 8 a.m. meeting place, call Ralph at 604-905-8997 to arrange another time.

When: Tuesday March 21, 8 a.m.

Where: In front of the Whistler Village gondola

What: LUNA - SKATE THE MINIRAMP Adults 18 and over are welcome to bring skateboards to the indoor miniramp as part of LUNA’s alcohol-free events. Some decks and helmets are available or bring your own. $2 or free for LUNA cardholders.

When: Tuesday March 21, 8-11 p.m.

Where: MY Millennium Place, downstairs

What: LUNA - SNOWBOUND Meet snowboarder Kevin Sansalone and the Sandbox crew and learn about shooting action films on the mountain. $5 or $3 for LUNA cardholders, includes a pie and a drink.

When: Thursday March 23, 9 p.m.

Where: MY Millennium Place, downstairs

What: WHISTLER READS This village wide book group will be meeting to discuss their latest read – SNOW by Orhan Pamuk. There is still time to read the boook before the next discussion. For info Call Paula at 604-907-2804.

When: Wednesday April 5, 7 p.m.

Where: Esquires Coffee House

MEETINGS

What: Open house Learn more about the plans for the five acre Boot Pub site at the entrance to White Gold. The landowners are hoping to get the site rezoned for a townhouse subdivision including employee housing in the near future. Council is expected to consider the proposal in the coming months.

When: Thursday March 16, 2-6 p.m.

Where: Gaitors Mexican Bar & Grill, above the Boot

What: Council Date change! The next council meeting has been moved back one day to allow members of council attending the Paralympic Games to get to the meeting.

When: Tuesday March 21, 6:30 p.m.

Where: MY Millennium Place

What: WORLD WATER DAY Local community groups are hosting a talk by Dr. John Calvert, professor in public policy and public administration at SFU, about one of our most precious commodities – water. The talk will be followed by a screening of ‘Thirst’ – a first hand look at the global coporate takeover of fresh water. Admission by donation. All welcome.

When: Wednesday March 22, 7:30 p.m.

Where: MY Millennium Place

What: LEADERSHIP FOR A LEARNING CORRIDOR David Strangway from Quest University, Casey Dorin of Capilano College and Dr. Rick Erickson of the Howe Sound School District will talk about the future of learning in the corridor at the next Leadership Sea to Sky Forum. All welcome to attend for a $10 donation. Call William three days before to confirm attendance at 604-938-9132.

When: Thursday March 23, 12:30 to 3 p.m.

Where: Squamish Adventure Centre Boardroom

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