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SPECIAL EVENTS

 

SUMMER SOLSTICE. A festival of world music presented by Tourism Whistler, June 16-17. Ticketed and free concerts.

GRAND OPENING OF MILLENNIUM PLACE. June 17.

ALTA LAKE FISHING DERBY. Hosted by the Whistler Angling Club, derby headquarters are at Lakeside Park. Derby starts at 9 a.m. on June 17. Proceeds go toward local lake and stream enhancement projects.

CHAKRA’S. Farfalla Hair and Body Spa’s third annual fund-raising hair and fashion show will be June 18 at AlpenRock. Proceeds to Camp Moomba, for children living with HIV/AIDS.

CANADA DAY PARADE. Sunday July 1. With more events and a different route, it promises to be bigger and better than ever. The Reynolds High School Marching band from Victoria will be participating as will RCMP officer decked in red serge. All welcome. The more the merrier.

WHISTLER ARTS EXPERIENCE. A week-long celebration of the arts July 2-7, including Artrageous on July 6.

UNITED CHURCH GARAGE SALE. A multi-driveway event. Saturday, June 16 at 7474 Ambassador Crescent, White Gold from 10 a.m-3 p.m. Fabulous bargains promised.

DADS CLIMB FREE. For the sixth year Great Wall Climbing Adventures will open its wall at the base of Blackcomb and to mark the occasion dads are being offered free climbs on the Father’s Day weekend.

 

MEETINGS/WORKSHOPS

WCSS AGM. The Whistler Community Services Society is looking for new blood to stand for election at the Annual General Meeting Wednesday, June 20 at 6 p.m. at Myrtle Philip community school. All welcome.

WHISTLER COUNCIL MEETING . June 18, 7 p.m. in council chambers at municipal hall.

CHAMBER LUNCHEON. June 20.

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.

SEA TO SKY COMMUNITY HEALTH COUNCIL. Next meeting will be held at the Pemberton Health Centre at 7 p.m., Thursday, June 21.

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.

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