Special Events 

What: VOLUNTEERS NEEDED The Canadian Cancer Society is looking for someone to lead our team of volunteers in Whistler and Pemberton. For info, please call 1-888-229-8288.

When: Ongoing

Where: www.cancer.ca.


What: MUM’S MOUNTAIN CLASSIC All mums and grandmums are invited to this annual event that includes coffee, race practice, match-time race, lunch and après festivities. This year’s theme is “Las Vegas”. Tickets are $40. For more info, visit www.whistlerblackcomb.com.

When: Thursday April 3, 8:30 – 9 a.m.

Where: Merlin’s


What: COMEDY NIGHT Local non-profit group LUNA presents this night of coffee, cake and comedy, featuring Table 23, an improvisation troupe from Vancouver. Tickets are $5 for members, $8 for everyone else. Entry includes one drink and piece of cake. For more info, visit www.lunawhistler.com.

When: Friday April 4, 8 p.m.

Where: 3 Below, next to the movie theatre


What: COMEDY FOR A CAUSE Comedians Charlie Viracola, Marianne Sierk, Peter Kelamis and Pete Crutchfield entertain, with funds going to the Whistler Adaptive Sports Program.

When: April 4 & 5

Where: Garibaldi Lift Co.


What: VIBES OF THE CARIBBEAN Alta Lake School presents an evening of Caribbean music, dancing and entertainment. Tickets cost $39.95, are available from Adele Campbell Gallery, Mountain Wireless and the Alta Lake School.

When: April 5

Where: Nita Lake Lodge


What: ARTE ACCION SLIDESHOW This non-profit group, located in Central America, uses art to teach children about the importance of improving their environment and community. They are holding a fundraiser this week to look for volunteers willing to travel to Nicaragua, as well as donations for the project. For more info, contact 604-902-3404.  

When: Wednesday April 9

Where: Garibaldi Lift Co.


What: TELLURIDE MOUNTAINFILM FESTIVAL The festival includes a variety of films from around the world profiling action sports, personalities and cultures. Tickets are $15.

When: April 9, 7 p.m.

Where: MY Millennium Place.


What: HOCKEY 101 All skill levels are welcome to come out to this hockey session, hosted by local non-profit group LUNA. Bring your ski and snowboard gear, gloves and helmets and prepare to battle on the ice. Participation is $3 for members, $7 for everyone else. For more info, visit www.lunawhistler.com.

When: Friday April 11, 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Where: Meadow Park Sports Centre


What: SKI AND SNOWBOARD FESTIVAL The annual Telus World Ski and Snowboard Festival (TWSSF) comes to Whistler this year with 50 live concerts, ski and snowboard competitions, art events and night time entertainment over a ten day period. For more information, visit www.whistler.mtv.ca.

When: Friday April 11 to Sunday April 20

Where: Various locations


What: LIBRATION This celebration of Whistler’s new public library brings a slew of events over the week – including readings by Vancouver authors, a forum on the freedom of expression, and a gala martini party. For more info, visit www.whistlerlibrary.ca.

When: Friday April 11 to Thursday April 17

Where: Whistler Public Library

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