Celebrate the traditions and culture of Canadas Aboriginal communities during Weetama from Aug. 8-17. Enjoy the arts, food, spirituality and wellness of the Pacific Northwest Aboriginal culture. Event tickets and info are available at Rebagliati Park daily during the festival.
SQUAMISH NATIVE ART EXHIBIT>>
Meet the artists and see them at work on Sat. Aug. 9 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Newport Gallery in Squamish, 38055 Cleveland Ave.
GET BEAR SMART>>
The J.J. Whistler Bear Society hosts "Bears: Myth and Reality" by Sylvia Dolson. Its time to dispel the folklore. Learn more about the true nature of bears and bear behaviour on Wed. Aug 13 at Millennium Place from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Adults $5, 12 and under free. For more info call 604-905-4209 or e-mail: email@example.com.
SACRED SEX PRACTICES/HEALING LOVE WORKSHOP>>
The goal of the practice is to conserve, recycle and transform as much sexual energy as possible in order to redirect it within the body so that people can raise energy levels and well-being. The workshop will take place at MY Place on Thurs. Aug. 14 from 7:30 to 10 p.m., with a suggested donation of $30.
The next regular council meeting will place at 6:30 p.m. on Mon. Aug. 18 in Council Chambers at Municipal Hall.
WHISTLER DIALOGUE CAFE>>
Join David Laycock, professor of political science at SFU for a conversation on Deliberative Democracy and citizen involvement in public policy. The discussion takes place at Blenz Coffee Shop on Wed. Aug. 20 from 7:30 to 9 p.m. All welcome.
ON THE MOUNTAINS
The countdown begins. November seems a long way off until the mountain open again for the 2003/04 season.
Whistler Mountain is closed for skiing. The Mountain Bike Park is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Extended play from 3 to 7:30 p.m. on Wed, Fri and Sat. begins June 14.
OTHER VALLEY STUFF
The Association of Whistler Area Residents for the Environment is a non-profit, member-driven organisation dedicated to preserving the environment and moving toward community sustainability. AWARE meets the first Thursday of every month at 7 p.m. in the Delta Whistler Resort. For more info: 604-932-4457 or firstname.lastname@example.org .
BIG BROTHERS, BIG SISTERS>>