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: 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 info, 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

 

What: WHISTLER PIONEERS REUNION The people who were part of Whistler between 1960 and 1979 are invited to reminisce, view videos and review memorabilia with old friends like Jim McConkey, Garry Watson, Murray Campbell and members of the Wilhelmsen, Woodward, Beardmore, Hoffmeister and Ladner families.

When: Saturday, April 12, 4-7 p.m.

Where: Legends conference room, Creekside.

 

What: KEITH’S HUT FUNDRAISER Support the hut, enjoy beer and music and buy raffle tickets.

When: Friday, April 18, 8 p.m.

Where: Cinnamon Bear Bar and Grille

 

What: DOG PARADE Whistler’s animal shelter WAG is inviting all members of the community to help them raise money by gathering pledges and walking in this annual Dog Parade. Event includes contests and prizes. For more information, please contact 604-935-8364 or ccoffey@thewagway.com .

When: Saturday April 19, 2:15 p.m.

Where: Town Plaza Centre, Whistler Village

 

What: CLOSING DAY – WHISTLER Whistler Mountain closes today, but Blackcomb Mountain will remain open for spring skiing until June 8. Whistler will re-open this summer for the Bike Park and sightseeing.

When: Sunday April 20

Where: Whistler Mountain

 

What: DODGEBALL GRAND FINALE After months of hosting Drop in Dodgeball Sessions, LUNA is wrapping up the winter season with a Dodgeball Grand Finale. The winning team will walk away with a $500 cash prize. Wear sports clothes and non-marking sneakers. No experience necessary, equipment provided. Must be at least 18-years-old to participate. Visit www.lunawhistler.com for info on cost and pre-registration.

When: Tuesday April 22

Where: Whistler Secondary School

 

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