The Whistler Naturalists are hosting a mushroom festival this weekend. A mushroom presentation on Fri. Oct. 17 entitled Mushrooms: Mysterious, Magical and Marvelous kicks off the festival at 7:30 p.m. at MY Place. On Sat. Oct. 18 from 9 a.m. to noon join in the mushroom walk, which meets at the Spruce Grove Field House. The walk will be followed by a cooking with mushrooms demonstration from noon to 1 p.m. For more info call Veronica Woodruff at 604-935-8323.
THE FROG PRINCE>>
Whistler kids will join in the fun of The Frog Prince on Sat. Oct. 18 at Myrtle Philip Community School. The shows run at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Tickets are available at the school $5/adults, $3/children and $12/family.
MICHAEL ALLEN BEAR WORKSHOP>>
Whistlers resident bear researcher hosts the next workshop at the Delta Whistler Village Suites from 7-9 p.m. Admission is $5, family rates available.
Vancouvers legendary folk trio comes to MY Place at 8 p.m. on Thurs. Oct. 23 with a show for all ages featuring folk, rock, jazz, blues and country. Tickets are $20/$17. Call 604-935-8410.
LOCALS ONLY W-B RECRUITING FAIR>>
Local residents that do not require staff housing can check out full time, part time and volunteer positions at the Whistler-Blackcomb Locals Only Job Fair at Dustys from Oct. 24-26, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily.
SEARCH & RESCUE DINNER>>
Enjoy "A Grand Culinary Experience" and raise money for Search and Rescue at the GLC on Sat. Oct. 25 at 7 p.m.
The next regular council meeting takes place on Mon. Oct. 20 in Council Chambers at Municipal Hall. Public question and answer period starts at 6:30 p.m.
OLYMPIC OPPORTUNITIES WORKSHOP>>
Start thinking about positioning your business to benefit from the 2010 Olympic Games at Whistlers first Olympic Opportunities Workshop on Mon. Oct. 20 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Conference Centre. $35 for Tourism Whistler members, $45 for non-members. Call 604-938-2769.
Parents can meet at the Myrtle Philip Community School for the next PAC meeting on Tues. Oct. 21 at 7 p.m. Spring Creek PAC meets at 6:15 p.m. at Myrtle Philip.
ON THE MOUNTAINS
The countdown begins. Blackcomb Mountain opens for Winter 2003-04 on Sat. Nov. 22. Whistler Mountain opens on Thurs. Nov. 27.