CREEKSIDE STREET FESTIVAL>>
The first annual festival celebrating life in the Creekside with childrens 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.
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.
Whistler Village Church is having a meditative service of reflection and commemoration in honour of those who lost their lives on September 11, 2001. The service will be led by Rev. Stephen Hershey at Millennium Place on Wed. Sept. 11 from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Donations will be collected on behalf of the Red Cross. For more information please call 604-935-8450.
SEASON OF THE BEAR>>
The J.J. Whistler Bear Society presents a tribute to wilderness to the eagle, grizzly bear and black bear in this two hundred slide show presentation with stories, legends, poems and original song performed by Glenys SnowDymond & Joseph Lehman. Season of the Bear will be presented on Wed. Sept. 11 from 7:30-9 p.m. at Millennium Place. Call 604-905-4209 for more information.
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.