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MEETINGS/WORKSHOPS

JOB SEARCH WORKSHOP. How do you prepare when you have been called for the interview? The resume is only the first step; the interview is where the job is gained or lost. Learn the newest interview skills. Be prepared for that all-important face-to-face challenge. Today’s job market is highly competitive, which means that your job search skills are an important factor in giving you the edge. Come and join us at the Whistler Employment Centre at Creekside on Aug. 30, from 10 a.m. to noon, for a free workshop on interview skills. Form more information or to sign up (space is limited) call 932-6281.

WHISTLER COUNCIL MEETING. It’s summer holiday time for councillors, who don’t meet again until Sept. 4, 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.

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.

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.

AT THE MOVIES

AMERICA’S SWEETHEARTS. An updated version of Singing in the Rain starring Julia Roberts, John Cusack, Billy Crystal and Catherine Zita-Jones. At the Rainbow Theatre Aug. 17-23, at 7 p.m.

THE SCORE. Marlon Brando, Robert De Niro and Edward Norton team up for a classic heist picture set in Montreal. At the Rainbow Theatre Aug. 17-23, at 9 p.m.