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SPECIAL EVENTS

WAG DOGGY WASH . The seventh annual doggy wash takes place Aug. 26, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. in the municipal hall parking lot.

CWMBACH MALE CHOIR . Internationally renowned Welsh choir performs Aug. 28, 7:30 p.m. at Maurice Young Millennium Place.

HUNGRY BLACK BEARS; FALL FEEDING FRENZY . Whistler black bear researcher Michael Allen discusses how bears can consume 200,000 berries each day, converting berries to winter fat, female pregnancies and weight gain, berry crop failures, bears in residential areas, and bear proofing and encounter guidelines. At the Chateau Whistler Resort, Aug. 30, 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children. All proceeds support Whistler bear research and education programs.

WEETAMA . Whistler’s celebration of aboriginal culture, Aug. 30-Sept. 2, includes hoop and powwow dances, elder storytellers and carving demonstrations all weekend, and The Feast on Saturday evening. Tickets at the Whistler Activity and Information Centre.

SHYLOCK . A one-man play staring David Berner as an actor who portrays Shylock in Shakespeare’s Merchant of Venice. Poignant and thought provoking, at Maurice Young Millennium Place Aug. 31-Sept. 1.

PEMBERTON MEADOWS MUSIC FESTIVAL . John Bottomley, Suzanne Gitzi, Davey’s Locker and Tiller’s Folly headline this festival, Aug. 31-Sept. 3. at the Mount Currie Rodeo Grounds. Weekend passes are $75 and day passes are $25.

WHISTLER PUBLIC LIBRARY’S 15 TH BIRTHDAY . Sept. 1, 2 p.m. at the library, 4329 Main Street.

LANGLEY HORNETS VS . BURNABY BULLDOGS . Whistler Minor Hockey presents an exhibition game between Junior A teams on Sept. 3, noon at Meadow Park Arena. Tickets are $20 for a family, $10 for adults and $5 for children 15 and under. Proceeds go to Whistler Minor Hockey. Tickets available at the door.

WHISTLER JAZZ AND BLUES FESTIVAL . Juno Award-winning Metalwood is the headline act for the 12 th annual Jazz and Blues Festival, Sept. 14-16. Metalwood, along with Bullfrog and Kid Koala, play at the Underground in the Whistler Conference Centre Sept. 15. Six bands play outdoors in a variety of locations over the weekend.

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.

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