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SPECIAL EVENTS HOWE SOUND PERFORMING ARTS ASSOC. STAR SEARCH. The ninth annual Star Search takes place Friday, June 8 at 8 p.m. at the Eagle Eye Theatre in Squamish. ART ON THE LAKE.

SPECIAL EVENTS

HOWE SOUND PERFORMING ARTS ASSOC.

STAR SEARCH. The ninth annual Star Search takes place Friday, June 8 at 8 p.m. at the Eagle Eye Theatre in Squamish.

ART ON THE LAKE.

The first of a series of monthly showcases for local artists takes place June 10, 1-5 p.m. at the Edgewater Outdoor Centre on Green Lake.

SUMMER SOLSTICE.

A festival of world music presented by Tourism Whistler, June 16-17. Ticketed and free concerts.

GRAND OPENING OF MILLENNIUM PLACE.

June 17.

ALTA LAKE FISHING DERBY.

Hosted by the Whistler Angling Club, derby headquarters are at Lakeside Park. Derby starts at 9 a.m. on June 17. Proceeds go toward local lake and stream enhancement projects.

CHAKRA’S.

Farfalla Hair and Body Spa’s third annual fund-raising hair and fashion show will be June 18 at AlpenRock. Proceeds to Camp Moomba, for children living with HIV/AIDS.

WHISTLER ARTS EXPERIENCE.

A week-long celebration of the arts July 2-7, including Artrageous on July 6.

ALTA LAKE SCHOOL.

Pre-registration for fall enrollment at the Alta Lake School starts June 16. Registration forms for pre-school, Kindergarten, and Grades 1 to Grade 4 will be available at the Open House, Saturday, June 16 at the School (5516 Alta Lake Road) from 10 am to 2 p.m. Please bring your child's birth certificate. Deadline for early registration rate is August 1. Limited spaces available. The Alta Lake School offers Waldorf-inspired education for children aged 3-9 years (by April 30, 2001). For more information, call Peggy at 932-4968.

MEETINGS/WORKSHOPS

AWARE MONTHLY MEETING.

Speakers include David Allen of the SLRD, Christina Symco on the River of Golden Dreams and Wetland Keepers Allana Hamm and Wendy Horan. June 7, 7 p.m.

MOVING CHORDS CHORUS SOCIETY ANNUAL MEETING.

Moving Chords Chorus Society, a non-profit society supporting children’s and youth’s choirs in the Sea to Sky corridor, will hold its annual general meeting on Monday, June 11 at 7 p.m. at the Squamish Baptist Church, 2262 Read Crescent. The financial report and the proposed budget for 2001-02 will be presented and two directors will be elected.

WHISTLER COUNCIL MEETING

. June 18, 7 p.m. in council chambers at municipal hall.

CHAMBER LUNCHEON.

June 20.

WRITERS’ GROUP.

How would you like to get together with other writers of fiction to share our work, provide each other with support and feedback and brainstorm ways to get out work published. Interested? If so, please call Stella at 932-4518 for more information.

HELPING HANDS

WHISTLER FISHERIES STEWARDSHIP GROUP —

is planning a series of volunteer action days this summer to restore and enhance fish habitat around the Whistler Valley. Volunteers donate a few hours of their time and learn much about Whistler’s aquatic ecosystem and the animals that depend on them. This is a great chance to participate in the conservation of Whistler’s natural environment. For more information call Lisa or Veronica at 935-8323.

STORMBC BOTTLE DRIVE.

The local riders of STORMBC will be taking the weekend of June 9-10 off from racing to focus on a bottle drive in Whistler. They are asking the public for help in making this fund-raiser a success. The racers will be going door-to-door from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in subdivisions throughout Whistler. The riders are also asking local bars and restaurants for help.

PEMBERTON MEADOWS MUSIC FESTIVAL.

Aug. 31-Sept. 3, requires food vendors, arts/crafts vendors, musicians, ticket agents and volunteers. Please contact Barry at 604-951-0091.

INTRODUCTION TO NORTHWEST COAST NATIVE ART.

An informative lecture enhancing understanding of the art and culture of the Northwest Coast First People. Approximately 30 minutes long, Mondays at 2 p.m. and Thursdays at 6 p.m., Black Tusk Gallery on Main Street, 905-5540. All are welcome.

AT THE MOVIES

SWORDFISH.

Feature starring John Travolta as Gabriel, Hugh Jackman (of Wolverine fame) as Stan, Halle Barry as Ginger, Don Cheadle as Agent Roberts, Vinnie Jones as Marco and Nick Loren as Agent Mason. Stan — a top computer hacker — is coerced by an extreme patriot to hack into a secret government account and heist over 9 billion dollars. June 8-14, at 7 p.m. and 9:15 p.m.. Rated 14A

ON THE MOUNTAINS

BLACKCOMB.

Winter operations are now over. The Horstman Glacier opens for summer skiing/riding on June 11.

WHISTLER.

Still open for skiing and boarding to June 10, but from now until June 10 sliders can share the Village Gondola with riders, as the mountain bike park is open 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

WHISTLER CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

TRAINING SOLUTIONS.

June 12, Employment Standards — $25

June 13, Foodsafe Level II — $145

June 18-19, First Aid Level III — $730

June 25-29, First Aid Level II — $585

June 27, Foodsafe Level I — $90

Further information is located on our Web site at www.whistlerchamberof commerce.com or contact Stephanie Wells at 932-5922.

PEMBERTON EMPLOYMENT CENTRE

Job Search Workshops

Come and join us at the Pemberton employment Centre to find out how to create and maintain a wining resume and other job-related topics. For more information or to sign up please call 604 894-6281. Limited spaces available. Workshops are free and are offered on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month, from 10 a.m. to noon.




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