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SPECIAL EVENTS

ART ON THE LAKE. Artist… at the Edgewater Outdoor Centre on Green Lake Saturday, Aug. 11, 1-5 p.m.

WHISTLER FARMERS’ MARKET. Aug. 12, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. – and every Sunday through the summer – in the Upper Village, between the Chateau Whistler and Glacier Lodge.

WHISTLER HOSTEL OPEN HOUSE . Open house and barbecue, with live entertainment, swimming, canoeing and games. Music by Groove Junky and Josh Gontier. Bring the whole family! August 18, 1-5 p.m. at Whistler Hostel, 5678 Alta Lake Road (near Rainbow Park). For information, call 932-5492.

ROTARY MILLENNIUM CLUB PUTTING TOURNAMENT. At Riverside Campground Aug. 18, 3:45 p.m.

FIRST PEOPLE’S MUSIC BENEFIT. Mount Currie plays host to professional and amateur aboriginal music groups on Saturday, Aug. 18, starting at 3 p.m. The Aboriginal Youth Guatemalan Project, an exchange program, is the beneficiary of the concert. For tickets and information call 604-894-6115.

ALTA LAKE SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE . On Sunday, Aug. 19 th from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 5516 Old Mill Lane (off Alta Lake Road). Information and enrolment for the 2001-02 school year for Kindergarten to 4th grade will be available. Come out and find out more about Waldorf Education. For further information call Peggy @ 938-4968 or Vicky @ 932-4127.

AJGA GOLF TOURNAMENT . Some of the best junior golfers in North America compete at the Whistler Golf Club Aug. 20-23.

MEETINGS/WORKSHOPS

WHISTLER COUNCIL MEETING. There’s only one meeting this month, on Tuesday, Aug. 7 at 7 p.m. in council chambers, municipal hall.

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.

SUMMER READING CLUB. The Whistler Public Library’s Summer Reading Club is held on Wednesdays from July 11 to Aug. 15. There is a session for preschoolers from 11 a.m. to noon and two sessions for 5-9 year olds: from 4 to 5 p.m. and from 7 to 8 p.m. There will be stories, songs, crafts and a costume party to wind up the club. Pre-registration is required. Call the library at 604-932-5564.

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.

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.

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.

ON THE MOUNTAINS

BLACKCOMB. The glacier is closed for another summer. Skiing and boarding resume Nov. 22.

WHISTLER. Open for sightseeing, hiking and mountain biking.

WHISTLER CHAMBER OF COMMERCE TRAINING SOLUTIONS.

Check the 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 prepare a winning resume, cover letter, or the latest interview technique and other job-related topics. For more information or to sign up please 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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