Special events 

What: ADULT SUMMER READING CLUB The Whistler Public Library is introducing a new look for its adult summer reading club. All you have to do is recommend a great summer book to your fellow readers. No registration, no meetings, no cost. Each selection enters you in a weekly draw.

When: Friday July 3 to Wednesday August 26

Where: Whistler Public Library

What: FREQUENCY FRIDAYS KosmiK promotions presents Frequency Fridays, which features DJ's and live acoustic performances each week. Different artists take over the pub and showcase different styles and musical genres. JimiRay performs this week, playing a mix of chillout, dub, house and electro pop music.

When: Friday July 3, 9 p.m. - 1 a.m.

Where: Black's Pub

What: LOGGING WHISTLER? The Association of Whistler Area Residents for the Environment presents a talk by Heather Beresford and Peter Ackhurst about the Cheakamus Community Forest, which is over seen by the municipality and local First Nations.

When: Wednesday July 8, 6 p.m.

Where: Westin Resort and Spa

What: LUNAFLIKS PRESENTS HOME The LUNAFLIKS outdoor film series is here and in full swing. This week LUNA presents "Home," an environmental film narrated by Glenn Close about how the planet Earth's problems are all interlinked. Entry is $7 per person, to be preceded by short films and local DJ's and musicians.

When: Wednesday July 8, 7 p.m.

Where: Lost Lake Park

What: OUTDOOR LIVING SPACE AND GARDEN TOUR A benefit for St. David's United Church and the Mission and Outreach of First United Church, this is a tour of gardens and outdoor living in the Pemberton Valley. Tickets $10 each, available at Pemberton Valley Nursery. Call Fran at (604) 932-8846 for more details.

When: Saturday July 11, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Where: Pemberton Valley

What: MICHELLE SIMS, BEAR AWARE PROGRAM DELIVERY SPECIALIST The Whistler Public Library presents three separate talks by Michelle Sims of Bear Aware, who will speak about bears native to Whistler, what they eat and how they behave.

When: Wednesday July 15, Wednesday July 22, Wednesday August 5, all sessions begin at 1:30 p.m.

Where: Community Room, Whistler Public Library

What: FOODSAFE Do you work in the food and beverage industry? Do you want to learn how to handle food in a safe manner? Are you certain that your establishment is holding itself up to the strictest standards of cleanliness? This may be for you. The course costs $99 plus GST.

When: Friday July 31, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Where: Whistler Chamber Boardroom

Where: TEMPORARY FOREIGN WORKER SESSION The Whistler Chamber of Commerce presents a session to educate people on how to allow a foreign national to work in Canada on a permanent or temporary basis. It will also show how employers can address skills shortages.

When: Tuesday August 4, 10 a.m. - noon

Where: Whistler Chamber Boardroom

What: IN-SHUCK-CH DAYS The In-SHUCK-ch Nation presents the annual In-SHUCK-ch Days, a celebration of the heritage and culture of the people. Come build relationships with people borne of the land and enjoy cedar bark weaving, drum-making and other activities. RSVP at days@inshuch.com. Go to inshuckch.com for more.

When: Saturday August 22 to Sunday August 23

Where: Head of the Lake School, Skatin


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