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SPECIAL EVENTS

LIBRARY BIRTHDAY

The Whistler Public Library celebrates 16 years of operations on Saturday, Aug. 31. At 2 p.m. trustees will be serving birthday cake at the library, at 4329 Main Street in Village North.

THE BIG BANK THEORY>>

Sea to Sky entertainment has postponed the shooting of the Big Bank Theory, a locally produced feature film. Instead of shooting it in three to four parts over the summer/fall, it is now scheduled to shoot in one continuous flow from Sept. 3 to Sept. 15. For more info contact Adriane Polo at 604-898-5930.

CREEKSIDE STREET FESTIVAL>>

The first annual festival celebrating life in the Creekside with children’s activities and performances, live street entertainment, a beer garden and lots more. The festival takes place on Saturday, Sept. 7 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. STRUT YOUR STUFF>>

The annual registration and information fair for community recreation programs takes place Sept. 7, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Whistler Secondary school. Organized by KidSport Whistler, the fair is a chance to meet coaches, parks and recreation centre staff, trade-in small equipment and clothing, watch displays and pick up application forms for KidSport grants.

COMMUNITY FUNFEST>>

Whistler Parks and Recreation presents Community FunFest. A fun, annual event for our community at Rainbow Park Sunday, Sept. 8, 3-6 p.m. Activities include: a puppet show, free canoe and kayak rentals, crafts, a bouncy castle, tarot card reader, live music, barbecue and lots more. There is a $5 cost per person for the barbecue.

DRIVE FORE LIFE >>

The Kelty Patrick Dennehy Foundation Weekend to Remember Sept. 14-15 includes a gala dinner Saturday night and a golf tournament at Nicklaus North Sunday. The Drive Fore Life is to raise funds and awareness about depression-related teenage suicide. For information call 604-938-0588 or visit www.thekeltyfoundation.org

2002 TERRY FOX RUN>>

The 5 and 10 km run/walk takes place on Sunday Sept. 15 at a new Whistler location, Riverside Campground. Registration is at 9 a.m. and start is at 10 a.m. A family even for all with a BBQ, live music and face painting. All proceeds go to cancer research. Many volunteers required. For more information, please call Joanne Turner at 604-938-1902.

MEETINGS/WORKSHOPS

WHISTLER COUNCIL MEETING>>

After the summer doldrums council gets back to work Tuesday, Sept. 3 at 7 p.m. in municipal hall council chambers.

AWARE MEETING>>

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