Special events 

What: YARD CLEANUP Strong teenage boys and girls are looking to earn money for their July trip to Whistler’s sister city in Japan. Looking to do odd jobs, yard work, raking leaves – you name it! By donation. For information call the Whistler Youth Centre at 604-935-8187.

When: Anytime

Where: Anywhere

What: LUNA DUAL SLALOM Two riders compete down nearly identical, parallel, one-minute courses at the same time. Prizes for the best 80s and 90s outfits. Beginners welcome. Register at the Whistler Employment Resource Centre, Phat Wednesday Downhill or WORCA Loonie rides. $7/$5.

Where: Friday June 22, 7 – 9 p.m.

When: Singing Pass trailhead, Whistler mountain

What: CANADIAN CANCER SOCIETY RELAY FOR LIFE Honour cancer survivors, caregivers, people battling cancer and those who have lost the battle. For more information, contact Tamsyn Morote, Relay for Life Coordinator at 604-898-1012 or visit www.cancer.ca/relay to register on-line.

When: Friday June 22

Where: Brennan Park, Squamish

What: THE BIRKEN MARKET Art exhibit of local artist wares including photography, jewellery, fresh country eggs, veggies and baked goods, crafts, and much more.

When: Saturday June 23, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Where: Olde School House next to the Birken Fire Hall

What: COMFORTABLY NUMB TRAIL RACE Mountain biking race. Trail follows a winding 2 km trail through moss-covered forest.

When: Sunday June 24

Where: Lost Lake park, Whistler

What: ANNUAL STRAWBERRY TEA Celebrate Canada Week by coming out to this event put on by the Pemberton Women’s Institute. Attendees will receive a delicious piece of strawberry shortcake and tea. $4.

When: Tuesday June 26, 2 – 4 p.m.

Where: Pemberton Museum.

What: VOLUNTEER NIGHT FOR AWARE KID’S NATURE CLUB Help the AWARE Kid’s Nature Club get started by implementing a “Zero Waste Policy” and contributing fun, creative idea for crafts, interactive games, presentations, and performing arts.

When: Tuesday June 26, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Where: Meadow Park Sports Centre

What: ARTWALK OPENING RECEPTION Join the tour of 30 art venues in Whistler Village’s to admire paintings, photography, jewellery and sculptures. After-part at Merlin’s.

When: Friday June 29, 6:30 – 9:30 p.m.

Where: Whistler Real Estate Company, Marketplace

What: RED BULL ELEVATION World-famous BMX event returns to Whistler with a new, challenging course, the world’s best BMX dirt riders and hot Canadian band Metric performing live – making Whistler the place to be this Canada Day.

When: Friday June 29 – Sunday July 1

Where: Skier’s Plaza, Whistler Village

What: ART AT THE MARKET An exciting collection of copper work, turned wood, paintings, pottery and leather work. Prizes include Fundraiser Draw and framed 36’x36’, limited edition print of “A Walk in the Park”, by Wanda Doyle.

When: Saturday June 30, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. and Sunday June 1, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Where: 39750 Cleveland Ave, next to the Farmers Market

What: BIRD WALK Look for adult birds feeding their young. Walks go rain or shine. Easy walking. Binoculars are useful. Marcie has a spotting scope for close viewing. Children are welcome when accompanied by a parent.

When: Saturday June 30 th , 9.30 a.m.

Where: Windsurfing Spit, Yellow gate.

What: CHRISTMAS IN CAMBODIA Garage sale, bake sale and bottle drive to raise money for a water well and vegetable orchard in Cambodia.

When: Saturday June 30, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Where: Millennium Place

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