Take your ears for a walk: Birdsong in the wintertime, with John Tschopp

Birdsong in wintertime is usually limited to the screeching of Steller's Jays and cawing of crows. Last Sunday I felt like hearing some real singing. With the longer days, the Black-capped Chickadees are timidly practicing their spring songs. We do have two birds in the valley, snow and ice does not stop them from singing. … Continue reading Take your ears for a walk: Birdsong in the wintertime, with John Tschopp

Read more books. Because it “awakens us from the slumber of almost-living.”

Anais Nin wrote, in December 1931: "You live like this, sheltered, in a delicate world, and you believe you are living. Then you read a book (Lady Chatterley, for instance), or you take a trip, or you talk with [someone], and you discover that you are not living, that you are hibernating. The symptoms of … Continue reading Read more books. Because it “awakens us from the slumber of almost-living.”

Raw chocolate making with Rya Letham and kids

https://www.facebook.com/100034720241394/videos/465549834612354/ Early in January, the Pemberton Multicultural Network hosted a family-friendly "how to make raw chocolate treats" virtual workshop, led by Rya Lethem with support from her kids. Raw chocolate treats are a great stealth way to sneak nutrients into your kids. The process is also loose and fun and freestyle, like making a smoothie, … Continue reading Raw chocolate making with Rya Letham and kids

Mindful Community Connections: free workshops blend mindfulness, movement, meditation and journaling

Starting Wednesday, February 10, 2021 (6:30 - 8pm) Julie Burrows, with support from the Community Foundation of Whistler's amazing neighbourhood grants project, will blend mindfulness, movement, meditation and journaling to create supportive, playful online gatherings. For free. These virtual sessions will take place three Wednesdays in a row - the 10th, 17th and 24th. Be … Continue reading Mindful Community Connections: free workshops blend mindfulness, movement, meditation and journaling

Start Creating the Community You Want: free workshop 6 week series with teacher Yvonne Wallace

When I saw the poster advertising this 6 week workshop, I was so intrigued that I immediately emailed Erin Stewart Elliot for more information. Here is what she shared. Who are the workshops for? These sessions are for anyone wanting to make a positive difference in their community.  Because the workshops are happening by Zoom, … Continue reading Start Creating the Community You Want: free workshop 6 week series with teacher Yvonne Wallace

Bannock and Stories with Tanina Williams, Sunday Feb 14 2-4pm

Tanina Williams, Lil'wat Knowledge Keeper and legendary bannock maker, launches the Lockdown Learning Series on Valentine's Day... Treat yourself, make a virtual date with someone, have a family adventure, with Tanina as your guide... and learn how to make her favourite bannock dog recipe... Hear stories, enjoy Tanina's wonderful sense of humour and teaching skills, … Continue reading Bannock and Stories with Tanina Williams, Sunday Feb 14 2-4pm

Got any thoughts about housing affordability in Pemberton? Share them with the Village, in their survey, before Feb 17

via https://haveyoursay.pemberton.ca/affordable-housing-pemberton Currently, very little housing in Pemberton is considered affordable. Affordability means you only need to spend 30% of your pre-tax income on your rent or mortgage. Council’s number one Strategic Priority is to take action on this issue. The Village recognizes that facilitating a range of housing options is essential in creating an inclusive, affordable and … Continue reading Got any thoughts about housing affordability in Pemberton? Share them with the Village, in their survey, before Feb 17