Special Events 

What: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM The Whistler Theatre Project debuts Shakespeare’s comedy from August 4-September 3. Rain or shine. Shows are Tues-Sat at 8 p.m.; Sat and Sun at 2 p.m. Tickets are $35/$25. Call 1-877-991-9988.

When: Runs until September 3

Where: Rebagliati Park

What: LUNAFLIKS Bring your blankets and your chairs and leave the booze at home while you check out the double feature this week Phil the Alien and V for Vendetta. DJ and Capoeira kick off the night at 8:30 p.m. The movie begins at 9:30 p.m. Tickets are $5/$3. Film cancelled in event of rain. Call the hotline at 604-902-0769.

When: Thursday August 31, 9 p.m.

Where: Lost Lake Park

What: LEGION BBQ The Pemberton Legion, sponsored by the Pemberton Rotary Club, will host a BBQ. Tickets are $12, kids are welcome. There are no advanced ticket sales. Call Suzanne at 604-894- 1998 for info.

When: Friday September 1, 6-8 p.m.

Where: Pemberton Legion

What: 24-hour bike ride Nick Bladen will be biking non-stop for 24 hours this weekend to raise money for the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Support Bladen on his stationary bike, sample the BBQ and make a donation. Bladen sets off on a cross Canada bike trip on September 18 to raise money and awareness for the foundation.

When: Saturday Sept. 2 noon until Sun. Sept. 3 noon

Where: Village Square

What: CHORUS REHEARSALS Rehearsals begin again for the Whistler Chorus (6:30 p.m.) and the Whistler Children’s Chorus (3 p.m.), the former for singers up to 25 years, the latter for singers in Grades 1-7. Rehearsals for these non-auditioned community choirs are Tuesdays September to April. For info contact Alison at harphunter@telus.net.

When: Wednesday Sept. 6, 3 and 6:30 p.m.

Where: Spring Creek School

What: BBQ FOR PARENTS OF TEENS X-Life Youth Group is hosting a BBQ and information session for parents of kids ages 12 to 15 years old. RSVP to Carmen Traub at 604-905-0932 ext. 1 or go to www.x-life.ca.

When: Saturday September 9, 6:30 p.m.

Where: Emerald Estates

What: ORIENTEERING Interested in maps, navigation and running or walking in the woods? The Greater Vancouver Orienteering Club is organizing two events in Whistler, the first at 9 a.m. at Myrtle Philip School, the second at 2 p.m. at Lost Lake Park. Entry fee is $15 for both, $10 for one. Each event will take 40 to 60 minutes. Contact Martin at mpa@direct.ca for more info.

When: Saturday September 9, 9 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Where: Myrtle Philip School and Lost Lake Park


What: WOMEN OF WHISTLER Kirby Brown, director of human resources at Whistler-Blackcomb will address the current labour shortages and offer tips and strategies to employers.Register early as seats are limited. Tickets are $25/$28. Go to www.whistlerchamber.com.

When: Tuesday September 12, 6 p.m.

Where: Bavaria Restaurant

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