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SPECIAL EVENTS

COMPOST DEMO GARDEN>>

Join AWARE and The Alta Lake School planting the new compost demonstration garden on Sat. July 12 at 10 a.m. behind the school at the Spruce Grove Park. Volunteers are also needed to help with gardening throughout the summer. Call Sara at 604-905-7653 for more info.

WHISTLER SUMMER GRAVITY FESTIVAL>>

Billed as the ultimate mountain bike celebration the Summer Gravity Festival is set to begin on Monday from July 14-20. Check out the best riders competing in the Tim Hortons Mountain Bike National Championships or join in the world’s biggest Loonie Race. Stayed tuned for details.

ANDREA KOZIOL>>

From sultry jazz to funky folk, Andrea Koziol will be lighting up MY Place on Tues. July 15. Local Trish Jamieson will be opening. Tix are $18 or $13.

GET BEAR SMART>>

The J.J. Whistler Bear Society will host "Bears: Myths and Reality" by Sylvia Dolson. A power point presentation revealing the bear’s true nature – helping people develop a better understanding and appreciation of bears and overcoming unfounded fears at MY Place on Wed. July 16 from 7:30-9 p.m. Adults $5, 12 and under free. For more info call 604-905-4209 or e-mail info@bearsmart.com .

VALENTIN Y LOS DEL CARIBE>>

You won’t be able to sit still when this 14-piece Cuban band takes the stage at MY Place on Tues. July 22 at 8 p.m. Check them out in Whistler first before they head down to the Commodore. Tix. $30/$20.

PEMBERTON COUNTRY JAMBOREE>>

Get into the Stampede mood with your cowboy boots and hats! The Pemberton Country Jamboree is set to take place from July 25-27 at Pemberton Stables. There’ll be 4H exhibits, country music and of course, the biggest hoe down of them all at the annual barn dance. Stay tuned for details.

 

MEETINGS

PUBLIC HEARING>>

The second public hearing on the restructured bylaws for the Nita Lake Lodge development will be held on Wed. July 16 at MY Place at 6 p.m.

BRAIN INJURY SUPPORT GROUP>>

The brain injury support group is meeting on Tues. July 22 at 1 p.m. at the Wildwood Bistro, 4500 Northlands Blvd. Meet at the entrance. The contact person is Leanie Eksteen at 1-877-892-2231.

ON THE MOUNTAINS

BLACKCOMB>>

Blackcomb Mountain has opened for summer glacier skiing. The glacier is open until Sat. Aug. 2

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