Special Events 

WORCA trail maintenance day Saturday

What: SCREENING MAMMOGRAPHY The Screening Mammography Program of BC will be in the area this week. Get screened at the Whistler Health Centre until May 16.

When: May 10-16

Where: Whistler Health Care Centre

What: WORCA TRAIL MAINTENANCE DAY The annual Whistler Off-Road Cycling Association’s trail mainenance day begins with a fortifying breakfast. Some tools will be provided or bring your own. Any questions or suggestions email trails@worca.com.

When: Saturday May 13, 8:30 a.m., breakfast at 9 a.m.

Where: Wildwood, Northlands Blvd. (tennis club)

What: MAYFAIR FESTIVAL The Cedar Valley School is hosting its annual MayFair Festival with a salmon BBQ, maypole dances and songs, children’s crafts and activities and more. For info call 604-898-3287.

When: Saturday May 13, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Where: Cedar Valley School, 39400 Gov’t Rd, Squamish

What: ASTRONOMY FROM THE HILLTOPS Join astronomy popularizer Ken Hewitt-White for an evening of personal reflections on night sky observing. He will recount stories with the aid of colour slides. Admission is by donation to the Whistler Naturalist Society.

When: Thursday May 18, 7:30 p.m.

Where: MY Millennium Place

What: FUNDRAISER CARWASH Help the Grade 6/7 children of Spring Creek Elementary raise money at their carwash, hot dog sale and bake sale in Function Junction.

When: Saturday May 20, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: Home Hardware parking lot

What: FOLLOW IN THE FOOTSTEPS Whistler’s renowned black bear researcher Michael Allen will give a presentation on Whistler’s black bears, looking at trends in adaptive behaviour and personality. Tickets are $10/$4 from the musuem in advance or $15/$5 at the door. Call 604-932-2019. The event is sponsored by the Whistler Museum.

When: Saturday May 20, 7-9 p.m.

Where: MY Millennium Place

What: BOTTLE DRIVE FUNDRAISER The graduating class of Whistler Secondary School will be hitting the streets to collect empties for their bottle drive fundraiser. Put empties at the end of your driveway, drop off to grads at the depot or call ahead to 604-932-4063.

When: Sunday May 21

Where: Whistler Bottle Depot

What: FIREFIGHTERS CARWASH FUNDRAISER The Whistler Firefighter’s Association is holding a carwash to support a local resident who is walking for breast cancer this fall. Each wash is $10 and all proceeds go towards breast cancer research. The day of the wash depends on the weather over the May long weekend. Look for the truck near the Starbucks in Marketplace.

When: Sunday or Monday May 21-22

Where: Marketplace parking lot

What: THE MONSTER DISEASE - DEPRESSION Dr. Allan Young will present an eye-opening discussion on the disease and the effect it has on families, friends and communities. Admission is free. RSVP to Marg Pallot at 604-932-0866 or 604-638-0170.

When: Tuesday May 23, 6 p.m.

Where: MY Millennium Place

MEETINGS

What: COUNCIL The Rainbow development public hearing will be held during the council meeting at 7 p.m. This is your chance to comment on Whistler’s newest subdivision proposal.

When: Monday May 15, 6:30 p.m.

Where: MY Millennium Place

What: WHISTLER ARTS COUNCIL AGM The Whistler Arts Council will review its 2005 activities and present financial statements at the upcoming annual general meeting. The 2006-’07 board of directors will also be elected at the meeting.

When: Tuesday May 30, 7 p.m.

Where: MY Millennium Place

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