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SPECIAL EVENTS

LITTLE THEATRE’S PRODUCTION OF HAMLET

The Little Theatre’s Production of Hamlet is a comedic co-production of an age-old tale from the Whistler Players and Between Shifts Theatre. In Whistler at Millennium Place on July 4, 5 and 6 at 8 p.m - adults $14.

ARTRAGEOUS

Annual evening event celebrating the works of 50 local artists. Live auction also takes place this year. Tickets $5 at the door, Underground at the Whistler Conference Centre, Saturday July 6. For more info call 604-935-8419.

ANNUAL SEA TO SKY TRAIL RIDE

Join the ride from D'Arcy to Whistler, Whistler to Squamish on July 6 -7. For more info call 604-730-1247.

BEAR SMART PRESENTATIONS

Presentations will focus on various aspects of bear biology & ecology, bear behaviour, living with bears in your backyard, and safety in bear country. Every Wednesday night 7:30 to 9 p.m. at Millennium Place. Admission by donation. For more info, contact J.J. Whistler Bear Society at 604-905-4209.

 

MEETINGS/WORKSHOPS

OLYMPIC INFOZONE

The Callaghan Concept Plan, including the Whistler Nordic Centre is the topic for the Wednesday, July 10 InfoZone at 7 p.m. at the Whistler Mountain Ski Club Cabin.

SUMMER READING CLUB

The Whistler Public Library is launching its summer reading program for children ages 3 to 9 called Booked for the Summer. Special programs for children will be held on Wednesdays in July and August. Sessions for 5 to 9 year olds will be held from 4-5 p.m. or 7-8 p.m. There will also be a session from 11 a.m. to noon for preschoolers aged 3 to 4. Pre-registration is important. Fill out a form at the Whistler Public Library.

WHISTLER’S ONLY POLITICAL PARTY

Meets every three weeks at ...Gone Bakery. Call Chris Childs at 604-938-6318 ext. 222 or e-mail WSG@yahoogroups.com for next meeting date.

ON THE MOUNTAINS

BLACKCOMB

Glacier skiing is open now until August 4 from noon-3 p.m. Horstman and Showcase T-bars are running. Uploading begins at 11 a.m.

WHISTLER

Mountain bike park is open daily 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

HELPING HANDS

RIDES TO AND FROM WHISTLER

The Jack Bell Foundation, a registered non-profit organization, is expanding its van pool/car pool service between Squamish and Whistler. New riders are now being accepted. For further information call Malea at 1-888-593-7433, or Alan at 604-932-2222/604-898-4531, or register online at www.ride-share.com

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.

J.J. WHISTLER BEAR SOCIETY >>

People and Bears Living in Harmony. Learn more about coexisting with bears in your backyard. Call us at 604-905-4209 or visit us online at www.bearsmart.com < http://www.bearsmart.com > (email: info@bearsmart.com )

UPWARD BOUND

This free program is to assist persons with a disability to prepare for, obtain, and keep employment or self-employment. Financial assistance may be available for skills development, wage subsidies or special work-site adaptations. Sponsored by HRDC, this service is available to qualified residents of the Sea to Sky Corridor. Call 604-905-8486 to book an appointment.

COATS FOR KIDS

Winter coats for children of all ages can be dropped off at Dual Mountain Drycleaners, both locations, at Market Pavilion and Function Junction. Coats are accessed by anyone in need through the Re-use It Centre. For more information contact Whistler Community Services at 604-932-0113 or Jane Pratt at 604-935-7500.

WHISTLER CHAMBER OF COMMERCE TRAINING SOLUTIONS.

Training Sessions July 1-13

July 6, Re-certification CP3 - 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

July 8, Re-certification CP3 - 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m.

July 8, Renewal CP4 - 1-5:30 p.m.

July 11, Myers Briggs - 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

July 13, Beginner CP6 - 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Complete information on the Web site at www.whistlerchamberof commerce.com, or contact Kristyna at 604-932-5922.

WHISTLER EMPLOYMENT CENTRE

Free workshops on resume and interview skills. Make sure you have the latest information on job search skills so that you can optimize your chances for employment. Call Marta or Sara @ 604-932-6281 to reserve a seat and to confirm time and location.

PEMBERTON EMPLOYMENT CENTRE

Job Search Workshops

Come and join us at the Pemberton employment Centre to find out how to prepare a winning resume, cover letter, or the latest interview technique and other job-related topics. For more information or to sign up call 604-894-1727. Limited spaces available. Workshops are free and are offered on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month, from 10 a.m. to noon.

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