Celebrate the traditions and culture of Canadas Aboriginal communities during Weetama to Aug. 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.
WAG DOGGIE WASH>>
From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Whistler Fire Hall on Saturday Aug. 16. Dogs are washed for a donation to the WAG shelter. Dog treats, baked goodies for humans and WAG merchandise will also be available for purchase. Call 604-905-7750 for more information.
NATURE WALK >>
With Ethnobotonist Nancy Turner. Main contributor of Native uses of plants to one of the foremost plant guides, Plants of Coastal British Columbia (Pojar, Mackinnon). On Saturday, Aug. 23 at 9 a.m. she will lead a walk to Cheakamus Lake and focus on traditional uses of plants along the way. Meet at Municipal Hall where we will arrange carpools. By donation to the Whistler Naturalist Society
ROTARY RIVERSIDE PUTTING CLASSIC >>
Net proceeds from the putting tournament go to various local charities. Sunday, Aug. 24, 10:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Riverside Greens putting course.
Join John Nemy and Carole Legate of the Pacific Observatory at Rainbow Park on Aug. 27, starting at 7:30 p.m., to catch Mars up close.
WHISTLER YOUTH CENTRE SURF CAMP>>
The Whistler Youth Centre is organising a surf trip to Tofino Friday, Aug. 29 to Monday, Sept. 1. The price is to be arranged but will include accommodation, surfing lessons, equipment rental and most of the food costs. Call 604-935-8187 for further details.
The next regular council meeting will place at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, 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 Wednesday, Aug. 20 from 7:30 to 9 p.m. All welcome.
KINDERGARTEN & PRE-SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE >>
Come visit on Wednesday, Aug. 20th from 4 to 7 p.m. to learn more about Alta Lake School's new full-day Kindergarden and Pre-School. Refreshments will be served. Children welcome! Call 932-1885 for more information.
ON THE MOUNTAINS
The countdown begins. November seems a long way off until the mountain open again for the 2003/04 season.