ROGER GRANTHAM FAMILY BENEFIT>>
A dinner/dance benefit at Hozs Pub on Fri. July 4 will raise money for former Whistler resident Roger Grantham who passed away in March. Call 604-932-7899 for tickets and info. Tix are $25 adults, $15 kids. Tix are $15 for the dance only.
The annual celebration of Whistler Art and Music will take place at 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. on Sat July 5 at the Fairmont Chateau Whistler Frontenac Ballroom. Dress in your best Latino style to suit the salsa theme. Tix $18 from MY Place and Nesters Market or call 604-935-8419
GET BEAR SMART>>
The J.J. Whistler Bear Society hosts "Grizzlies: The Interconnected Web of Life" presented by Jeff Gailus for the Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative. Explore North Americas boldest conservation vision through the eyes of its most majestic animal, the grizzly bear. Millennium Place from 7:30 9 p.m. Adults $5, 12 and under free. For more information call 604-905-4209 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org .
WHISTLER PUBLIC LIBRARY>>
There will be a childrens author reading with Gerald Holt on Wed. July 9 at 7 p.m. This event will officially launch the Summer Reading Club. Contact the library on 604-932-5564 for more info. Holt will be at the Pemberton Library at 11 a.m. on Thurs. July 10.
14 TH ANNUAL LILLOOET RIVER BARREL RACE>>
At 8 a.m. on Sun. July 9 at the Forestry Bridge in Pemberton Meadows.
WHISTLER SUMMER GRAVITY FESTIVAL>>
Billed as the ultimate mountain bike celebration the Summer Gravity Festival is set to begin in less than two weeks from July 14-20. The countdown is on! Check out the best riders competing in the Tim Hortons Mountain Bike National Championships or join in the worlds biggest Loonie Race. Stayed tuned for details.
From sultry jazz to funky folk, Andrea Koziol will be lighting up MY Place on Tues. July 15. Tix are $18 or $13.
The next council meeting will take place on Mon. July 7 at 6.30 p.m. at municipal hall.
The second public hearing on the restructured bylaws for the Nita Lake Lodge development will be held on Wed. July 16. Location and time to be announced.