SPECIAL EVENTS 

WHISTLER DISCOVERY DAY. From 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. June 2, Whistler businesses throughout the valley invite the community to come visit and participate in some great special events.

FROM THE KNEE UP. A slide show presentation of the Whistler Friendship Tour 2001 through Italy. Whistlerites Pat Parker, Shawn Parker, Sandy Ryan, Rob Giffin and Tim Wales recently completed the bike tour, a fund-raiser for the Rotary clubs of Whistler. Saturday, June 2 at 8 p.m., they show their slides at Black’s Pub. Live and silent auction to follow.

AN EVENING WITH NICOLA EVERTON. Carinetist with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, Everton will present a workshop on what it takes to pursue a career in music. Tuesday, June 7 at 7 p.m. at the Brackendale Art Gallery.

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.

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.

MEETINGS/WORKSHOPS

SCREENING MAMOGRAPHY. Coming to Whistler June 1. Call 1-800-663-9203 to book an appointment.

WHISTLER CYCLING COMMITTEE OPEN HOUSES. A municipally-supported group formed to champion cycling in Whistler, the committee will be hosing open houses June 2 and 6. The June 2 open house is from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Village Square. June 6 the committee is in the Millennium Place foyer between 3 and 7 p.m.

VOLUNTEER MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP. Whistler Community Services is offering The Nuts & Bolts of Fundraising, a crash course for new and old non-profit/volunteer organizations who want to gain or brush up on fund-raising skills. The free workshop is Sunday, June 3, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Alex Philip Lounge at Myrtle Philip school. RSVP to Diane before May 28, at 932-0113.

WHISTLER COUNCIL MEETING. See local government in action. June 4, 7 p.m. in council chambers, municipal hall.

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.

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. The first Volly Day is June 2, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Meet at Lakeside Park. 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

THE MUMMY RETURNS. Stephen Sommers brings back the tried and true story of an Egyptologist’s run-ins with a resurrected pharaoh in bandages. At the Rainbow Theatre June 1-7, at 7 p.m. Rated PG.

BRIDGET JONES DIARY. Renee Zelweger and Hugh Grant star in this comedy about a 32-year-old woman who starts keeping a diary. At the Rainbow Theatre June 1-7, 9:15 p.m. Rated PG.

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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