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What: LOST LAKE LUNAFLIKS The next outdoor film from LUNA is called Intermission, a story of interweaving lives and loves in a small town. Bring seating and warm layers and leave the booze at home. The film begins at dusk. Entry is $5, $3 with LUNA card. For info check the LUNA hotline at 604-902-0769.

When: Thursday July 13, 9 p.m.

Where: Lost Lake Park

What: WHISTLER CHILDREN’S ART FESTIVAL It’s the family festival of Whistler! Kids can enjoy a storytime area, face painting and street performers. Pre-registration for art workshops will be available one week prior to the festival. For info call 604-938-9221 or visit Admission is $3/child, free for adults.

When: July 15-16

Where: Creekside

What: THE CREAKING TREE STRING QUARTET Billed as bluegrass jazz with a Gypsy twist, this is one show not to miss this summer! Tickets are $17 for adults, $15 for students/seniors. Call 604- 935-8410.

When: Thursday July 20, 8 p.m.

Where: MY Millennium Place

What: LOST LAKE LUNAFLIKS Grab your lawn chair and blankets and head to Lost Lake to watch the Beastie Boys’ first ever concert music DVD, Awesome; I...Shot That filmed by 50 audience members at their 2004 Madison Square Gardens show. The film begins at dusk. Entry is $5, $3 with LUNA card. For info check the LUNA hotline at 604-902-0769. Film will be cancelled in the event of rain.

When: Thursday July 20, 9 p.m.

Where: Lost Lake Park

What: PEMBERTON BARN DANCE It’s that time of year again to dig out your cowboy hats and boots and get ready to party! This year’s barn dance features Appaloosa and Hay Fever. Tickets purchased before July 15 are $25, $30 thereafter and are available at The Pemberton Trading Company, Pemberton Esso, Pemberton Valley Supermarket, The Whistler Question and more! A shuttle bus service will be available.

When: Thursday July 20

Where: MY Millennium Place


What: MUNICIPAL LEADER’S SUMMIT Local MP Blair Wilson will host a one day conference for municipal and Aboriginal representatives from the entire riding from Whistler to the Sunshine Coast. Roundtable sessions will address tax sharing revenue, intergovernmental relations and arts and culture funding.

When: Friday July 14

Where: Seaside Centre, Sechelt

What: COUNCIL As always, question and answer period kicks off the next council meeting.

When: Monday July 17, 6:30 p.m.

Where: MY Millennium Place

What: CHAMBER LUNCHEON Join community members as the 2006 Citizen of the Year award is presented at the next Chamber of Commerce luncheon. To register for the lunch go to Tickets are$25/$22.

When: Wednesday July 19, 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Where: The Rimrock Café

What: EMPLOYEE HOUSING FORUM If you have any questions about employee housing the Whistler Housing Authority is hosting a public forum and information session. All are welcome to attend.

When: Wednesday July 19, 7-9 p.m.

Where: Westin Resort & Spa, Emerald A Room