What: Learn about wildlife and wildflowers on a casual walk with veteran naturalist Al Grass. Enjoy a leisurely stroll through a variety of habitats, and discover the park’s summer birds and how they live. Bring your camera.
What: The 5th Annual Butterfly Release & Fundraiser is returning to the Krause Berry Farms and Estate Winery in Langley this summer. The annual fundraiser brings in hundreds of guests every year who join the celebration at the beautiful gardens onsite. On the day of the event, 400 Painted Lady Butterflies will take flight for the very first time, in an eclectic display of colour. The butterflies are released symbolically, in memory and honour of loved ones, by participants of all ages.
What: Known as the “steepest race in the world,” the almost-vertical race challenges competitors with a single objective: First one to the top wins. Testing both speed and endurance, this race challenges runners with 400 metres on a 37° incline from the bottom of a ski jump, straight to the top.
What: Join mines researcher Lloyd Knutsen for a 9-km return hike in Lynn Headwaters Regional Park. Along the way, Lloyd will share his knowledge of the prospectors and history of mining in the area, look at historical artifacts and minerals, and tell stories using old maps and photographs. Bring water and lunch. Wear sturdy footwear and clothing suitable for the weather.
When: Sunday, July 15, 2018
Time: 10 am to 3 pm
Where: Lynn Headwaters Regional Park. Meet outside BC Mills House.
What: Vallea Lumina is an immersive, light-up night walk created by Montreal-based entertainment studio, Moment Factory and Whistler’s very own “The Adventure Group.” The 1.5 km walk is staged at Cougar Mountain. Located just eight minutes north of Whistler Village, the night walk uses the lush rainforest and a stunning array of mountain and valley views as the backdrop.
When: Wednesday, July 18, 2018, to October 2018
Time: Shows begin at sundown
Where: Cougar Mountain, free shuttles from Whistler Village
What: Stroll the Annand/Rowlatt Farmstead in a unique natural setting. Learn about the evolution of farm equipment used before Campbell Valley became a park. Presented with BC Farm Museum & Langley Heritage Society
What: Mat Collective is the largest outdoor yoga program in Western Canada. Aside from offering free outdoor yoga classes all summer long, Mat Collective will also be hosting several special events, including an Acro Jam in partnership with MEC, and a class at BC Place in collaboration with the BC Lions.