NATIONAL BBQ CHAMPIONSHSIPS>>
The second annual BBQ Championships will take place at Dustys this weekend from Fri. Aug. 1 to Sun. Aug. 3. Whistler locals can join in the fun by judging the BBQ and chili contests. They can even join in with some competitive cooking on their own. The smell of the grill should get you running to Creekside all weekend long. Free shuttle buses run Sat. Noon - 6 p.m. and Sun. 9 a.m. 6 p.m. from the transit loop to Dustys
SHOWER OF STOLES>>
The Whistler Village Church is sponsoring the display of stoles on the stage of the Franz Wilhelmsen Hall at MY Place until Sun. Aug. 3. The display contains a number of colourful and beautiful stoles contributed by people who have been excluded from service in their chosen faith community becuase of their sexual orientation. Whistler Village Church does not take a stand on the issue but offers the display in the hope of prompting dialogue.
USED BOOK SALE>>
Get some good beach reading material at the Whistler Public Library Used Book Sale on Sat. Aug. 2 at the IGA Marketplace from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Huge selection. All sales by donation. All proceeds go toward the purchase of new books for the Whistler Public Library.
The B.C. Transplant Society is holding a registration drive for organ donors from Sun. to Mon. Aug. 3-4 at the Town Plaza Gazebo, opposite The Gap. The drive will take place from 11 a.m until 4 p.m. on both days. Information and registration forms will be available.
GET BEAR SMART>>
The J.J. Whistler Bear Society is hosting "Grizzly Bears, Land Use Planning and Environment Risk Assessment" with Tony Hamilton on Wed. Aug 6.
One of the key components of the Provincial Grizzly Bear Conservation Strategy is the delivery of grizzly bear objectives, strategies, and management considerations to land use plans like the Sea to Sky LRMP. Be a part of the Bear Smart Solution at MY Place from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Adults $5, 12 and under free. For more info call 604-905-4209 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
With the Civic Holiday on Monday council will meet for its regular meeting on Tues. Aug. 5 at 6:30 p.m. in Council Chambers.
ON THE MOUNTAINS
This last day to ride the glacier is Sun. Aug 3. After that itll be a long countdown until the mountains open again for the 2003/04 season.