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SPECIAL EVENTS LOST LAKE SHUFFLE. Four-hour cross-country relay race at Lost Lake Park, for teams of three or go solo, Jan. 19. Call 604-905-0071. ROD CHARLESWORTH RECEPTION. The adele-campbell Gallery welcomes B.C.

SPECIAL EVENTS

LOST LAKE SHUFFLE. Four-hour cross-country relay race at Lost Lake Park, for teams of three or go solo, Jan. 19. Call 604-905-0071.

ROD CHARLESWORTH RECEPTION.

The adele-campbell Gallery welcomes B.C. artist Rod Charlesworth Opening reception Jan. 19, 5-9 p.m. Show continues through February.

SKI FEST.

Celebrate the joys of cross-country skiing Jan. 20, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at Lost Lake Park. Free skiing and equipment demos.

BETWEEN THE SHEETS 4.

The Whistler Writers Group will be sharing their work at Chef Bernard’s on Sunday, Jan. 20 at 8 p.m. The mic will be open for anyone with a story, poem or song. Actors, writers, singers – anyone with ears – is invited to come out to this fun and informal evening.

THE WHISTLER ARTIST.

Works by Gavin Livingston, Sharon Jensen and Helga Ruiterman are featured at an exhibition at Maurice Young Millennium Place. Opening reception is Jan. 24, 5-8 p.m. Show continues to Feb. 25.

WORLD FREESTYLE.

The best freestyle skiers are in Whistler Jan. 25-27 for the final World Cup competition before the Salt Lake Olympics. Big Air demonstration Jan. 25 at 7 p.m., dual moguls on Davies Dervish Jan. 26, aerials at JJ’s Jump Jan. 27.

BURNT TONGUE & IT’S ME, ONLY BETTER.

Comedy comes to Maurice Young Millennium Place Jan. 25. Shannan Culcutt plays Izzy, a charming clown who wears a wedding dress in case she meets the man of her dreams. In Burnt Tongue her blind date doesn’t show. In It’s Me, Only Better the life jacket is the tip-off things aren’t going any better.

TELUS MOBILITY WINTER CLASSIC.

The 10 th anniversary Whistler-Blackcomb Foundation fund-raising event includes a wine and cheese reception Jan. 25 at the Westin Resort and Spa. Corporate team events on the hill Jan. 25-26. Roundhouse Gala Celebration evening including dinner, dance and an auction Jan. 26. Call 604-938-7321 to join the party.

CLASSICAL MUSIC IN THE MOUNTAINS.

The Andante Trio plays music from Debussy and Vivaldi Jan. 26, 7:30 p.m. at Our Lady of the Mountains Catholic Church. Admission is by donation. For information call Margo Bloom at 604-932-2133.

CHATEAU WHISTLER LOPPET.

Annual cross-country ski race takes place in Lost Lake Park Jan. 27.

MEETINGS/WORKSHOPS

WOMEN OF WHISTLER.

Valerie Castine, a motivational speaker and local artist, is the guest speaker at the organization’s Jan. 22 meeting at the Delta Whistler Village Suites. Castine will be speaking on: How to Say No and Still Keep Your Friends and Customers. Pre-registration is required. Call 604-932-5528. Registration and no-host bar from 6 to 6:45 p.m.

WHISTLER’S ONLY POLITICAL PARTY

meets every three weeks at ...Gone Bakery. Please call Chris Childs at 604-938-6318 ext. 222 or e-mail WSG@yahoogroups.com for next meeting date

HELPING HANDS

WHISTLER NORDIC YOUTH PROGRAM.

Mondays from Jan. 14 to March 8 the Whistler Nordic Cross-country Club is running a youth club program for kids age 12 and up. The program runs from 5 to 7 p.m. each Monday at Lost lake Park. Contact Michelle Crowe at 604-932-4447 for information.

WHISTLER ANIMALS GALORE.

WAG is now a registered charitable organization and can issue tax receipts for gifts and donations made.

MY YOUTH CENTRE.

Now open at Maurice Young Millennium Place. Activities include ping pong, pool table, Playstation, Nintendo, Internet access, big screen projection TV, day and overnight trips and tons of other activities. Needed are donations of videos, games, Playstation and Nintendo games and any other "cool" stuff. For hours of operation call 935-8410.

J.J. WHISTLER BEAR SOCIETY >>

People and Bears Living in Harmony. Learn more about coexisting with bears in your backyard. Call us at 604-905-4209 or visit us online at www.bearsmart.com <
http://www.bearsmart.com > (email: info@bearsmart.com )

ON THE MOUNTAINS

BLACKCOMB.

Sprite Park Riders Series halfpipe, Jan. 19. World Freestyle includes Big Air Show at the base of Whistler Jan. 25, 7 p.m., dual moguls on Davies Dervish Jan. 26, and aerials at JJ’s Jump Jan. 27.

WHISTLER.

Kokanee Valley Race Series slalom, Jan. 24

AT THE MOVIES

OCEANS ELEVEN.

George Clooney loses ex-wife Julia Roberts to wealthy hotel owner Andy Garcia, then decides to get event. He enlists a group of scam artists (Matt Damon, Brad Pitt, Don Cheadle and eight others, for a total of 11) to get his money back. At the Rainbow Theatre, Jan. 18-24, at 4:45, 7 and 9:15 p.m. daily. Also, at 2 p.m. Jan. 20.

COLD FUSION

. Warren Miller’s examination of physics on snow is screened Jan. 19, 21, 26 and 28, at 7:30 p.m. at Maurice Young Millennium Place.

WHISTLER CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

TRAINING SOLUTIONS.

January Training Sessions

Jan. 25, ESO Level I First Aid — $72

Jan. 28, Interviewing Skills — $139

Jan. 30, High Performing Teams — $139

Jan. 31, Service Excellence — $99+GST

Feb. 1, Non-violent Communication — free information session.

Complete information on the Web site at www.whistlerchamberof commerce.com, or contact Stephanie at 932-5922.

WHISTLER EMPLOYMENT CENTRE.

Free workshops on resume and interview skills. Make sure you have the latest information on job search skills so that you can optimize your chances for employment. Call Marta or Nicola @ 604-932-6281 to reserve a seat and to confirm time and location.

PEMBERTON EMPLOYMENT CENTRE

Job Search Workshops

Come and join us at the Pemberton employment Centre to find out how to prepare a winning resume, cover letter, or the latest interview technique and other job-related topics. For more information or to sign up call 604-894-1727. 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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