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SPECIAL EVENTS

AU NATUAL!>>

It’s a Nature Exposed Photo Showdown at MY Place on Fri. Sept. 26 at 7:30 p.m. Local photographers will show off their talents showcasing regional natural beauty. Presented y the Whistler Naturalists Society. Suggested admission $7 members, $9 non-members. Kids under 12 free.

PEMBERTON COUNTRY FAIR>>

The fall fair will have farm displays, a petting zoo, fish and wildlife exhibits on Sat. Sept 27 at the Pemberton Museum Grounds from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Enjoy an authentic old time fair with local veggies, baking, canning and much more! Free admission.

OPENING COMFORTABLY NUMB>>

Bring lots of water for the grand opening of Whistler’s newest trail ‘Comfortably Numb’ on Sun. Sept. 28 at 10:30 a.m. at the Wedge Creek Bridge on Comfortably Numb. A group ride will leave Wedge parking lot at 9 a.m. to do the whole trail or you can hike or bike in just for the celebration. Visit worca.com for more info.

GRANT AND PROPOSAL WRITING WORKSHOP>>

Learn how to research funding sources and improve grant writing and proposal skills at a workshop of Mon. Oct. 6 from 1-5 p.m. at MY Place. Cost $25 and you must register before Wed. Oct. 1. Call Christine Buttkus at 604-935-8080 for info. The workshop would be especially useful for board members, staff and volunteers of non-profit orgs.

MEETINGS

PEMBERTON OLYMPIC ORGANIZATING COMMITTEE>>

The committee would like all interested Pemberton and area community members to bring ideas and expertise on developing a plan for all citizens and businesses to benefit positively by the 2010 Winter Olympic Games. The meeting takes place on Mon. Sept. 29 from 7-10 p.m. at the Signal Hill Elementary School (multi-purpose room).

AWARE MONTHLY MEETING>>

There will be two guest speakers at the AWARE meeting on Thurs. Oct. 2 at 7 p.m. Suji Moon from Cooperative Auto Network will talk about car sharing and Emma DalSanto from the RMOW will give a Sea to Sky transportation update. The meeting is in the Delta Whistler Resort (Sutcliffe B Room downstairs.)

WHISTLER GYMNASTICS AGM>>

The Annual General Meeting for the Whistler Gymnastics club takes place at the Whistler Ski Cabin on Thurs. Oct. 9 at 6:45 p.m.

 

ON THE MOUNTAINS

BLACKCOMB>>

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

WHISTLER>>

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