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A Variety of Community Events at Whistler Canada Olympic House

January 27, 2010: Whistler, BC There's no better place to celebrate the 2010 Winter Games than the Whistler Canada Olympic House at the Whistler Public Library thanks to a variety of special community events.

The Whistler Public Library will be home to more than books during the 2010 Winter Games. The facility will be transformed into a friendly meeting place for Canadian Olympic athletes, their family and friends. It will also play host to international dignitaries, tourism representatives, media, government partners and other special guests.

Access to Whistler Canada Olympic House will be primarily by accreditation or invitations; however the Whistler community is invited to the following events:

Saturday February 6, 2010 - 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Community Open House - Celebrate the Torch Relay and the Library's new look

Details: The Whistler Canada Olympic House will be open to the community to check out programming, meet athletes and get a feel for the new facility. With the Torch Relay coming through town, it will be a chance for visitors to get photos with the torch, talk to the torch bearers and learn more about the relay itself.  Kids and "kids at heart" can take in the face painting, Olympic sport competitions on Wii and make their own torch.

Saturday February 13, 2010 - 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Community Pancake Breakfast - Celebrate First Nations and Sport

Details: Start the day with good hearty Canadian pancakes and celebrate the beginning of the 2010 Winter Games. Explore First Nations culture and art as well as rub shoulders with athletes. Guests can make their own uniquely Canadian souvenir and enjoy a variety of entertainment including Native drumming, story telling and bannock making.

Saturday February 20, 2010 - 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Community Pancake Breakfast - Celebrate Sustainability and Culture

Details: Get stuffed on pancakes, sustainability and local entertainment. Learn about the importance of sustainability with arts and crafts and more. Bobs and Lolo will get the kids hopping and singing about keeping the earth green. Don't forget autograph books because athletes will on be there too.

Saturday February 27, 2010 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Community Pancake Breakfast - Celebrating the 2010 Olympic Winter Games and Our Athletes

Details: As the 2010 Olympic Winter Games come to a close, the community is invited to celebrate at another pancake breakfast. Look back on the success of the Games, experience the Games through they eyes of Canada's only 2010 Nordic Combined Olympian and look ahead to what is next for Whistler.

Sunday February 28, 2010 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Community Open House - Celebrate the Closing Ceremonies at Whistler Canada Olympic House

Details: Celebrate the closing ceremonies with fellow community members and Canadians at Whistler Canada Olympic House. Enjoy a traditional Whistler Après while taking in the closing ceremonies on the big screen.

The library will be closed from January 30 to March 7 . The backyard of the library is set to become a family snow play zone, accessible to locals and visitors throughout the Games - with no snow piles in the village, the library backyard will provide the place for the ever popular activity of snow climbing and sliding in the village.

The Resort Municipality of Whistler (RMOW) is working in partnership with the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) with support from the Government of Canada and the Province of British Columbia and the library.  The partners see the facility and its programming as a catalyst for incremental visits to Whistler during the Games and for years to come. It is also an example of working in partnership to achieve common goals and share resources. 


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