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POTTERY WORKSHOP>>

Artist Laura Wee Lay Laq, known for her hand-building techniques, leads a workshop at Millennium Place Aug. 17-18, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. Call Eileen Tomalty at 604-932-2004 for information or to register.

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 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.

LIFE DRAWING>>

Life drawing sessions ongoing on Monday nights, between 6 to 9 p.m. at Millennium Place, $15 drop-in. Draw models in your choice of dry medium. Facilitated by Mark of Lotus Art Supplies, and Britt Germann. Call 604-938-0055, or 604-905-5540 for more information. Models needed!

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 over for the summer season. Blackcomb will re-open for winter on Nov. 28.

WHISTLER>>

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

MOVIES

MEN IN BLACK II>>

Five years later and the Men In Black are back. This time they are racing against time to stop the evil Serleena, disguised as a lingerie model, from seeing through her dirty plot to destroy the earth. Starring Tommy Lee Jones and Will Smith as Agents K and J. At the Rainbow Theatre at 7 p.m. nightly, Aug. 16-23.

ROAD TO PERDITION>>

Tom Hanks and Jude Law star in this gangster drama about revenge. The movie is set in Depression-era Chicago. At the Rainbow Theatre at 9 p.m. nightly, Aug. 16-23.

 

 

HELPING HANDS

WHISTLER NATURALISTS>>

Volunteers needed for the Federation of B.C. Naturalists’ Fall General Meeting Sept. 20-22. There will be a wide range of speakers and field trips. Confirmed speakers include: Tom Hurd (Banff Wildlife Specialist); Jack Souther (volcanoes); Kathy Martin (alpine bird migration); Morgan Wells (traditional plant use); Karl Ricker (glaciology); and Michael Allen (black bear and cougar researcher). There are volunteer opportunities to help with organizing venues, transportation, signage, registration, etc. Contact Cathy Conroy at 604-894-1124 or email cconroy@sfu.ca