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SPECIAL EVENTS

INTERNATIONAL MUSEUM DAY. Free admission to the Whistler Museum and Archives on Friday, May 18. The museum is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

GERANIUM AND SPRING FLOWER SALE. The 10 th annual fund-raiser for the Whistler Children’s Centre takes place May 18 and 19 at the Whistler Children’s Centre. Cedar hanging baskets will also be on sale. Call 932-1119 for information.

MAY FAIR! The Alta Lake School is hosting their first annual May Fair at the base of Blackcomb on Saturday, May 19 from noon to 3 p.m. Join us for an interactive afternoon of crafting, stories, food and fun! A low-cost family event for children ages 4-12 years.

WHISTLER GARDEN GROUP PLANT SWAP & SALE. May 26, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at 6814 Beaver Lane. Open to members and friends. Please bring priced items such as plant divisions, pots, garden decorations and any garden-related items.

RUMMAGE SALE. Saturday, May 26, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, 1370 Pemberton Farm Road, Pemberton.

VALLEY TRAIL 5/10 KM RUN. May 27.

BLACK BEAR LIFE HISTORY SLIDE PRESENTATION. Black bear researcher Michael Allen makes his monthly presentation May 31, 7 p.m. at the Chateau Whistler.

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.

MEETINGS/WORKSHOPS

WHISTLER COUNCIL MEETING. May 22, 7 p.m. in council chambers at municipal hall.

CENTRA GAS APPLICATION FOR RATE INCREASE. A hearing will be held at the Coast Whistler Hotel May 25, 7 p.m.

SCREENING MAMOGRAPHY. Coming to Whistler May 30, 31 and June 1; to Squamish May 7-11 and May 14-18; and to Pemberton May 28, 29. Call 1-800-663-9203 to book an appointment.

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 CHILDREN’S ART FESTIVAL. The Whistler Children’s Art Festival on May 26-27 at the Myrtle Philip Community Centre is looking for volunteers who love to work with children, have an art background, or would simply like to help. There will be workshops for kids on dance, theatre, reading, writing and sculpting, among others. Anyone volunteering a minimum of four hours at this year’s festival will be invited to pre-register their children for the 2002 festival. Help make this community event a success. Contact the Arts Council at 938-0498.

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

A KNIGHT’S TALE. Rolling Stone calls this movie "A fourteenth century jousting adventure in which armor is pierced and heads are cracked while Queen roars ‘We will/We will/Rock you.’" And "A mix of pop culture styles that span centuries with an unerring sense of fun and romance." At the Rainbow Theatre May 18-24, at 7 p.m. Rated PG.

FREDDY GOT FINGERED. Tom Green gives up a career at the cheese factory to move back in with his parents and become an animator in this attempt at comedy. At the Rainbow Theatre May 18-24, at 9:20 p.m. Rated 18A.

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 May 19 to 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 5-7, The 7 Habits — $1,795+GST

June 8, What Matters Most — $355.50+GST

June 12, Employment Standards — $25

June 13, Foodsafe Level II — $145

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. The next workshop, The Winning Resume, is offered May 22.

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