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SPECIAL EVENTS

KIBWE>>

Blending African tribal rhythms and house beats Kibwe will be heating up MY Place on Friday July 25 at 8 p.m. Sales from his new CD will go to help the children of the Congo.

PEMBERTON COUNTRY JAMBOREE>>

Get into the Stampede mood with your cowboy boots and hats! The Pemberton Country Jamboree is set to take place from July 25-27 at Pemberton Stables. There’ll be 4H exhibits, country music and of course, the biggest hoe down of them all at the annual barn dance.

VOLCOM STONE’S SKATE JAM>>

There’s a free BBQ, draw prizes and the chance to check out some serious skateboarding at the Whistler Skate Park on Sun. July 27 at 12 p.m. Call 604-905-2092 for more info.

OWLING AT THE MUSEUM>>

Kids can learn about the owls in our local forests and why they fly so silently on Sun. July 27 at the Whistler Museum & Archives. They’ll even get the chance to make their own periscope for birding. Pre-registration is recommended for the session, which runs from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Call 604-932-2019 or e-mail info@whistlermuseum.org.

NEIL FALKNER MEMORIAL PUTTING TOURNIE>>

The first putting tournament in honour of ski patroller Neil Falkner who died in a ski accident last year will be held on Sun. July 27 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Riverside Greens Putting Course. It’s $25 per person. Call Chris Roscoe at 604-935-2996 for info.

K-9 WINE & DINE>>

Help raise money for the new WAG shelter at the K-9 Wine & Dine. Dogs and their owners are invited to dinner on Sun. July 27 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on the Woodlawn Terrace at the Fairmont Chateau Whistler. Buy tickets at the Mallard Lounge in the Chateau - $25 for dogs, $30 for people. You don’t have to own a dog to attend! Call Rochelle at Trail Dogs 604-905-9273 for more info.

GET BEAR SMART>>

The J.J. Whistler Bear Society hosts "Bear Encounter Preparedness" with Sylvia Dolson. Learn to familiarize yourself with bear behaviour before heading out into the wilderness. Be a part of the Bear Smart Solution on Wed. July 30 from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Adults $5, 12 and under free. For more info call 604-905-4209 or e-mail: info@bearsmart.com.

MEETINGS

SPECIAL COUNCIL MEETING>>

Council is set to give third reading to the Nita Lake Lodge development on Mon. July 28 at 6:30 p.m. in council chambers.

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