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SPECIAL EVENTS

RE-USE IT CENTRE ANNIVERSARY. A fashion show, door prizes, a draw for a Robert Bateman print, refreshments and a huge blowout sale mark the centre’s first anniversary on April 7. Drop by the Function Junction site between 1 and 4 p.m.

MOUTON CADET SPRING FESTIVAL. Fun on Whistler Mountain April 7-8 with public and restaurant-industry races, and a public reception at the Chateau Whistler April 7, 4:30-7 p.m., featuring samples from Whistler’s best restaurants and Mouton Cadet red and white.

CAMERON BIRD EXHIBITION. Display of new work by the artist at the adele-campbell Fine Art Gallery April 7, 7 p.m.

SING-A-LONG SOUND OF MUSIC . The classic film is now an interactive party, with theatre-goers dressing up as characters in the film and even as lyrics to some of the songs. There will be one showing of the Sing-a-long Sound of Music in Whistler, April 11 at 7 p.m. at Rainbow Theatre, with proceeds going to the Whistler Mountain Ski Club and Whistler Moving Chords Youth Choir. Tickets available from Nesters, the ski club cabin, Whistler Housing Authority and Rogers Chocolates.

TELUS WORLD SKI AND SNOWBOARD FESTIVAL . Annual festival of ski and snowboard competitions, photographer showdowns, mountain adventure films, concerts, parties and anything else that’s legal on snow. April 13-22.

WHISTLER DOGFEST 2001 . Includes the annual Doggy Parade and contests for cutest dog, best dressed dog and dog/owner lookalike. Takes place Sunday, April 15, from 1 to 5 p.m. in Mountain Square. Parade starts at The Puppy Zone at 3:30 p.m.

FATHER-DAUGHTER DANCE . The eighth annual Father-Daughter Dance takes place Sunday, April 22 at the Chateau Whistler, 5-8:30 p.m. Proceeds from the evening, which is attended by 500 fathers and daughters, go towards the Whistler Children’s Centra and the computer program at Myrtle Philip school.

MEETINGS/WORKSHOPS

MYRTLE PHILIP PAC MEETING. April 10, 7:15 p.m. at Myrtle Philip school.

WOMEN OF WHISTLER. Spring meeting of the group formerly known at the Western Businesswomen’s Association is April 12, 6-9 p.m., at Joel’s at Nicklaus North. Co-sponsored by the Whistler Chamber of Commerce, marathon athlete Chloe Lanthier is the guest speaker. Reservations required through the chamber (932-5922) by April 11.

WHISTLER COUNCIL MEETING. Adult entertainment. April 16, 7 p.m. in council chambers at municipal hall.

WHISTLER SLO-PITCH TEAM CAPTAINS MEETING . This meeting is mandatory for all team captains or representatives. Meeting is Tuesday, April 17, 7 p.m. at Myrtle Philip school. D, E and F Division representatives needed. Call 938-0555.

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