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SPECIAL EVENTS

STRUT YOUR STUFF>>

Calling all kids. Kidsport Whistler is hosting the community registration and information fair at the Whistler Secondary School on Sat. Sept. 6 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sign up for Brownies, soccer, dance, music and much, much more. Call 604-935-8378 for info.

COMMUNITY FUN FEST>>

Enjoy your community at this free event at Rainbow Park from 3 to 6 p.m. on Sun. Sept. 7. BBQ $5, face painting, bouncy castle, learn to juggle and groove to live music. Rain venue is Myrtle Philip Community Centre.

TERRY FOX RUN 2003>>

Support Terry Fox’s dream for a cancer free world at the 2003 Terry Fox Run on Sun. Sept. 14 at the Riverside Campground, 9 a.m. registration, 10 a.m. race start. For more info or to volunteer call Joanne or Bernd at 604-938-4225.

COMMUTER CHALLENGE KICK OFF>>

Start off the annual commuter challenge with a hearty helping of pancakes at the Town Plaza Gazebo from 7 to 9 a.m. on Wed. Sept 17. Then jump on the bus or ride your bike to work to support the Commuter Challenge.

WHISTLER COMEDY FESTIVAL>>

Get ready to hear the chuckles and guffaws around town as the Comedy Festival comes to Whistler from Sept. 18-21 at several locations. Check out the Comedy Movie Marathon at Village 8 or the Best of Yuk Yuk’s at MY Place, among other events. Call Tourism Whistler at 604-938-2769 for more info.

MEETINGS

HIGHWAY INPUT>>

The government is looking public input on the Sea to Sky Highway upgrade due to begin in May 2004 and finish in 2009. Go to MY Place on Fri. Sept. 12 from 4 to 9 p.m. to add you two cents.

PEMBERTON CHILD CARE SOCIETY AGM>>

The AGM takes place on Wed. Sept. 24 at 6:30 p.m. at Room 112 Pemberton Community Centre, 7467 Pemberton Meadows Road. For more info call Toni Morris at 604-894-5520.

ON THE MOUNTAINS

BLACKCOMB>>

The countdown begins. November seems a long way off until the mountain open again for the 2003/04 season.

WHISTLER>>

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 Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays.

OTHER VALLEY STUFF

AWARE>>

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 aware@direct.ca .

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