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What: LUNAFLIKS In honour of Crankworx, LUNA is showing two mountain bike films at the next outdoor LUNAFLIKS. Don’t miss The Collective, which showcases some awesome local talent, followed by Red Bull Rampage 4. It’s a $5 entry, $3 with LUNA card. Bring lawn chairs and blankets to make the evening complete. Call 604-902-0769 for details. Kung Fu Hustle will be coming to the LUNA screen August 11.

When: Thursday August 4, 8:45 p.m.

Where: Lost Lake Park

What: festival vancouver in whistler The resort is set to get ready for some world class musical performances this weekend. There’s the Australian vocal group Coco’s Lunch of Friday at 8 p.m., followed by British classical/jazz pianist Joanna MacGregor on Saturday at 6 p.m., topped off by world music group JouTou on Sunday at 8 p.m. Tickets for each show are $20/$17. Call 604-935-8410 for info.

When: August 5-7

Where: MY Millennium Place

What: WALDORF SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE The Alta Lake School is hosting two upcoming open houses. See why Waldorf education is the fastest growing non-sectarian independent schooling movement worldwide. Children welcome, refreshments served. For information email or call 604-932-1885.

When: Saturday August 6, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where: Spruce Grove Park

When: Thursday August 18, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where: Spruce Grove Park

What: CRANkWORX Rest up because the second annual mountain bike festival is just around the corner. The Whistler Bike Park is the scene for all the action with the Nissan Biker X, the Kona Jump Jam, Trialsworx and more. No Whistler festival would be complete without the entertainment. Check out the pages of the Pique for more details on this Whistler mountain biking extravaganza.

When: August 3-7

Where: Whistler Bike Park and village

What: RAINBOW REZONING OPEN HOUSE Learn more about the large development proposed for the lands in between Alpine and Emerald Estates at two upcoming open houses. The proposed neighbourhood would include both market and employee housing as well as a small commercial core.

When: Friday August 5, 3-6 p.m.

When: Saturday August 6, 9 a.m. to noon

Where: Spruce Grove Field House

What: perseid meteor shower Pick your spot at the park, lie down and watch the meteor shower unfold with the Whistler Astronomy Club. Fast-flying dust particles will light up the night sky with bright streaks in a meteor show. Prime meteor-watching hours are from midnight until dawn. Bring a waterproof ground cover or reclining chair and warm clothes/sleeping bag for your meteor viewing pleasure.

When: Thursday August 11, beginning at dark

Where: Rainbow Park

What: REEL ALTERNATIVES - hank williams first nation A comedy about a Cree elder from Alberta who decides he must visit the grave of his hero, Hank Williams, before he dies. Don’t miss this story on the big screen outdoors at Lost Lake. Tickets are $5. Bring chairs and blankets to make it extra cosy. If it rains the movie will be held at Millennium Place at 9 p.m.

When: Friday August 12, 9:30 p.m.

Where: Lost Lake Park

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