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A streamlined listing of all events in the next 30 days.

Sat Nov 16  Free Your Singing Voice with Sarona: Sarona Mynhardt believes that anyone who can talk can sing! She also believes that the key to a great singing voice, regardless of your age, is healthy vocal technique. Join our fun and interactive workshop that will provide you with memorable tools to achieve and maintain a healthy voice throughout your life and especially as you age. During the morning sessions Sarona will lead you through a basic Vocal Technique system and introduce you to a 5 day workout with exercises that are easy to follow. After lunch we will take it one step further as we explore connection to sound, text and style. $50 walk in $45 Pre - Registered, $45 – $50. Calvary Baptist Church, Gibsons, 711 Park Rd, Gibsons. 604-272-4216 (h) · projectmanager(a)bcchoralfed.com · https://bcchoralfed.com/fysv/
Sat Nov 16  TRANSITION: From Sketch to Watercolour: Hiroshi Shimazaki takes his workshops to the next level. For those who took Travel Sketching I and/or II and others who have practised landscape sketching and painting. The focus will be (A)consideration of sketch elements to be translated into watercolour; (B)preparation for enlargement and balanced presentation through drawing; (c)application of paints - timing, areal coverage, intensity. $100 ($90 for GPAG members), 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM, $100. Gibsons Public Art Gallery, 431 Marine Drive, Gibsons. 604.886.0531 · info@gpag.ca · http://www.gpag.ca/event/transition-from-sketch-to-watercolour/?instance_id=7588. Tickets: registration at GPAG
Sat Nov 16  7th Annual Thrift Store Christmas Sale: Christmas decorations and decor. Many brand new gift ideas. All profits support healthcare on the coast, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM, Free. Sechelt Nation Hall, behind McDoanld's, Sechelt
Sat Nov 16  Yoga on Tap: Join yoga teachers Marlene Lowden and Samantha Burke every Saturday Morning at 9:45 for drop in Yoga in the warehouse. 20$ drop in, includes a flight of beer, cider or Kombucha afterwards., 9:45 AM – 10:45 AM, $20. Persephone Brewing, 1053 Stewart Road, Gibsons. https://www.facebook.com/events/557570558318646/?event_time_id=557570574985311
Sat Nov 16  PR – Up Town Winter Market: Saturdays to April, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. 4752 Joyce Ave, 4752 Joyce Ave, Powell River. https://www.facebook.com/uptownwintermarket/
Sat Nov 16  Sunnycrest Mall Annual Christmas Artisan Market: A myriad of arts, crafts, foods, drinks, music, community, fun and surprises. Please come shop and stay for awhile. Satisy ALL your senses at this wonderful seasonal market. November 16th & 17th 10-4 both days., 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Free. Sunnycrest Mall, 900 Gibsons Way, Gibsons. 604 816 2170 · marketing@sunnycrestmall.com
Sat Nov 16  Grandmothers and Grand Others Bizarre Bazaar: A little bit of everything from white elephant to food to hand-made angels and bags as a fundraiser for the Grandmothers of Africa, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM, Free. Roberts Creek Community Hall, 1309 Roberts Creek Road, Roberts Creek
Sat Nov 16  Deck The Halls Christmas Craft Fair: The entire Arts Centre is opened up for the fair with artisans set up in both Galleries, the Music and the Art Studio. The kitchen offers tempting Christmas food treats for visitors and artisans alike, while local young musicians entertain. It’s the perfect time and place to get into the Christmas spirit while picking up your Christmas gifts. Entry $2, kids under 12 are free., 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM, $2. Sunshine Coast Arts Centre, 5714 Medusa St, Sechelt. 604 885 5412 · info@sunshinecoastartscouncil.com
Sat Nov 16  PR – Raincoast Craft Fair: , 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Dwight Hall, Walnut St, Powell River
Sat Nov 16  Pender Harbour Community Club Christmas Faire: Come celebrate the festive season in the beautiful heritage Pender Harbour Hall with food from The Hall Home Kitchen, music, Vendor's Treasure Village, Funky Sweater Contest, Kids Creative Centre, 50/50 $500 prizes, Silent Auction including 2 Quilts. Find all those special items on your shopping list while enjoying gret family fun!, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Free. Pender Harbour Community Hall, 12905 Madeira Park Rd., Madeira Park. 604 989 0851 · dilysanne@hotmail.com
Sat Nov 16  Art Exhibit – Karen Webb: The show is a solo exhibit of works by Sunshine Coast resident, Karen Bruce Webb. The subjects of the paintings, acrylic and multi media on canvas, are taken from her love of the coast life style she embraces daily, from the beach, to the ocean, to the farm acreage she lives on. The show runs until November 30th. There is an assortment of originals and prints for viewing., 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM, Free. Gibsons Public Market, 473 Gower Point Road, Gibsons
Sat Nov 16  Death Cafe: provides a safe space for anyone wanting a time of respectful conversation about any aspect of death. Coffee, tea and snacks provided. All ages. With facilitator Dianne Baker (Counsellor, BA, MEd, CCC). She is skilled at providing a safe place for difficult and deep conversation., 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM, Free. Gibsons & District Public Library, 470 Fletcher Rd S, Gibsons. 604.886.2130 · aroutley@gibsons.bclibrary.ca · https://gibsons.bc.libraries.coop/explore/calendar/
Sat Nov 16  PR – Podcasting 101: This one-day intensive, hands-on workshop will introduce storytelling for podcasting, interview skills, editing and introduce basic equipment and software, and more! To register contact Megan Cole at 604-485-4796, 10:30 AM – 4:30 PM. Powell River Library, 100-6975 Alberni St, Powell River
Sat Nov 16  Repair Cafe: Bring Items in need of repair, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Free. Trail Bay Mall, 5755 Cowrie St, Sechelt
Sat Nov 16  Pilgrimage Places in India: 'Pilgrimage Places in India': watercolours by Hiroshi Shimazaki. Pilgrimage is a global phenomenon over time and space but perhaps India is the country where the tradition is most deeply rooted and widely practiced. Based on field sketches by a geographer/artist recorded during 16 visits spanning half a century, this watercolour exhibition offers an outsider’s impression of pilgrimage places in India. Opening reception Saturday November 9: 2pm-4pm. Show is extended to Dec 15th., 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Free. Gibsons Public Art Gallery, 431 Marine Drive, Gibsons. 604.886.0531 · info@gpag.ca · http://www.gpag.ca/upcoming/hiroshi-shimazaki-2/
Sat Nov 16  Harbour Gallery’s Christmas Sale: Nov 16, 30 & Dec 1st. Great discounts on a wide variety of artwork., 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Free. Harbour Gallery, 12952 Madeira Park Rd, Madeira Park
Sat Nov 16  Build Your Own Home for Wildlife: Bee house, Bat house, Swallow box, Duck box, Owl box from one of our easy-to-assemble kits. Drop by between 11am and 3pm., 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Pender Harbour Community Hall, 12905 Madeira Park Rd., Madeira Park. https://www.facebook.com/coastwildlife/
Sat Nov 16  Gathering of Hearts Guided Group Forest Therapy Experience: If someone told you that you could boost your immune system by 40% and significantly create more calm and peace in your body and perhaps even have a better relationship with yourself and others, would you think, really? Wow! How? Let me try! These are a few of many possible benefits of Forest Therapy where the forest is the therapist. The forest will know what medicine you need most at the time you visit it. I am BC’s first certified forest therapy guide. I will bring people together for an authentic experience in the forest. We will connect, notice much, and drink wild tea., 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM, $49. Iris Griffith Nature Centre, 15200 SC Hwy, Madeira Park. 604-989-3600 · haida@naturewithhaida.ca · https://naturewithhaida.ca/retreats-and-events/. Tickets: https://naturewithhaida.ca/retreats-and-events/
Sat Nov 16  Whoville Tree Workshop: All the other who's in whoville will want to know where you got your whimsical holiday decoration from. No fees for instruction, you just need to cover the cost of supplies used (roughly $45). There is a $10 deposit to reserve your space, this deposit to will be deducted from your purchases on the day of the class. Please, no outside plant material. We will have everything you need for the workshop., 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Deluxe Landscaping, 5534 Sechelt Inlet Cresc, Sechelt. https://www.facebook.com/events/2613973642056141/. Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/whoville-tree-workshop-tickets-80166045801?fbclid=IwAR3Njiam2Z46KMiXtq5n1KClSCbG4XcG-Lyxn96ybdvznLcIoWgA60XkTuE
Sat Nov 16  Film Screening – “They Shall Not Grow Old”: Ground-breaking computer technology brings century-old, hand-cranked WWI film footage to new life in a haunting war depiction never viewable before. These long-dead soldiers speak directly to us in modernized colour and full life. Even their on-screen voices have been creatively reproduced, with the appropriate regional accents. Director Jackson dedicated the film to his grandfather, who fought in WW1, making it one of the most empathetic portraits of war ever created and a powerful tribute to every veteran, anywhere., 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM, $5 – $9. Raven’s Cry Theatre, 5555 Sunshine Coast Hwy, Sechelt. 604.886.2965 · ddyment@oratory.com · https://scfs.ca/. Tickets: at the door (doors at 1:30pm)
Sat Nov 16  “Doesn’t Have to Be About Mental Health” writing workshop series: Sat Nov 2, 16, & Dec 21. Drop in Wed Dec 4. For people who have lived experience with mental illness themselves or through a loved one or friend. Whether you write prose, poetry, comix, or don’t know yet what form you like, come and explore. There will be time to develop a longer piece over several workshops or to create something new each time. Anything can happen and everything is possible. With poet/playwright/novelist Lenore Rowntree, co-editor and a contributor to the anthology Hidden Lives: true stories from people who live with mental illness. To register, call the library at 886.2130. Sponsored by SCCU., 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM, Free. Gibsons & District Public Library, 470 Fletcher Rd S, Gibsons. 604.886.2130 · aroutley@gibsons.bclibrary.ca · https://gibsons.bc.libraries.coop/event/doesnt-have-to-be-about-mental-health-with-lenore-rowntree-writing-workshop-series/?instance_id=119734 · https://www.facebook.com/events/465384090741835/
Sat Nov 16  Live Music – Pulling Strings: Ukulele Singers are a spirited troupe of players bound to put a smile on your face and a tap in your toe. Enjoy singing along while they serve up their eclectic blend of pop classics and golden oldies., 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM, Free. Gibsons Public Market, 473 Gower Point Road, Gibsons. http://gibsonspublicmarket.com/happenings/#event=34043924&instance=20191116143000
Sat Nov 16  Saturday Live Music: Saturday afternoons in the Atrium., 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM, Free. Gibsons Public Market, 473 Gower Point Road, Gibsons. https://www.facebook.com/events/546487599436302/?event_time_id=546487609436301
Sat Nov 16  Rotary Online Auction Celebration Party: enjoy a "Beer and Burger" and watch the closing stages of the auction on the big screen upstairs at The 101.  At 8pm all bidding closes, and we will be able to announce the total of all the winning bids.  Our fellow Rotarians in running the auction, the Rotary Club of Sechelt, have been invited.  Spouses and visitors are very welcome. Please reply by Wednesday 13th November, so that we can advise numbers to The 101 in plenty of time. On-line auction at https://www.32auctions.com/rotary2019 ends Nov 16 at 8:00pm., 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. The 101 Brewhouse + Distillery, 1009 Highway 101, Gibsons. https://www.32auctions.com/rotary2019
Sat Nov 16  Live Music – Jim Foster: , 6:30 PM, Free. Backeddy Resort & Marina, 16660 Backeddy Road, Egmont. 604-883-2298 · https://backeddy.ca/portfolio-item/pub-events-live-music/
Sat Nov 16  PR – 8×8″ Anonymous Art Show: a fundraiser to benefit the Powell River Public Library and the Powell River Film Society. Art lovers can buy a raffle ticket for a chance at being drawn as first purchasers of art. And they don't have to come early and line up – instead preview the show with a cash bar., 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Powell River Library, 100-6975 Alberni St, Powell River
Sat Nov 16  PR – Relive the Music 50’s & 60’s Rock N Roll: “Rock Opera Musical Concert with a Broadway feel with Live Band, Singers, Dancers, Tributes, Video and Trivia”, 7:30 PM, $49. Evergreen Theatre, 5001 Joyce Ave, Powell River. 604-485-2891 · https://powellriverprc.ca/arts-culture/evergreen-theatre/. Tickets: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4311681
Sat Nov 16  Sh-Boom … is Backl: with guests Jacquie Allan, Trudi Diening and Wendy Hibbard plus Miles Black, piano, Sacha Fassaert, guitar/bass, Barry Taylor, drums., 7:30 PM, $22 – $25. Heritage Playhouse, 662 North Road, Gibsons. 604 740 0933 · nylkaweber@gmail.com. Tickets: Strait Music, Blackberry Shop, Nikki Weber 604.740.0933
Sat Nov 16  Breathe: A Journey into the Breath to detoxify and expand lung capacity. Learn breath techniques to quit addictions, clear grief and enjoy a natural high. You will learn various forms of advance pranyama as well as partake in a "breath wave journey". Bonus: You will receive a nourishing tea to help remove mucus from the lungs. Please eat lightly as you will be needing a decently empty stomach for the workshop (eat a big lunch , skip supper) ., 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM, $25 – $35. Yoga By The Sea, 1055 Roberts Creek Road, Roberts Creek. https://www.facebook.com/events/730706507403139/
Sat Nov 16  PR – Acoustic Aggregation – Live Music with Luckah, Ben & Tyler: A night of Powell River's brightest local singer-songwriters. $10 advance, $15 at the door, 8:00 PM. Wildwood Public House, 5987 Lund St, Powell River. 604 483 4044. Tickets: The Outpost, Base Camp & Wildwood Public House
Sat Nov 16  The Colorifics: Dance ecstatically in Bachanalian revel., 8:00 PM, $8 – $12. Gibsons Legion, 747 Gibsons Way, Gibsons. https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10157849595478384&set=gm.2520719231331037&type=3&theater
Sat Nov 16  Smoothie & DJ Mama: dance to a night of Electro Funk House Music! Smoothie is one of the very first DJ's to spin tracks and play sax at the same time, he has locked down a solid reputation as a one-of-a-kind performer who knows how to rock a dance floor, 9:00 PM, $5 – $10. Roberts Creek Legion, 3064 Lower Rd, Roberts Creek
Sat Nov 16  PR – The Gravel-Aires: an evening of original Canadian Roots, Blues and Country music., 9:00 PM, $15. McKinney’s Pub, 6251 Yew St, Powell River. https://www.facebook.com/events/2083689645069826/. Tickets: https://www.reverbnation.com/GravelAires or at the door
Sat Nov 16  Woody James Band: Original and classic rock, 9:00 PM, Free. Lighthouse Pub, 5764 Wharf Ave, Sechelt. 604 885 9494 · https://www.facebook.com/LighthousePubSechelt?ref=ts
Sat Nov 16  Opportunity: Travel Sketching: Oahu, Hawaii with Hiroshi Shimazaki: Sketching Journey: February 16-24, 2020. Explore historic and contemporary scenic beauty found in Oahu’s living landscape and in archival photos while concurrently practicing swift sketching, capturing memorable encounters with pen and watercolor brush. Sketching subjects include historic and contemporary Honolulu, architectural gems like The Royal Hawaiian hotel, iconic sights such as Diamond Head volcanic cone, the windward coast, plantation remnants and historic markers. Hiroshi will provide sketching and painting guidance as desired. More info and to register - Judy Dawson, Honolulu 1-808-223-6648 judy@judydawson.com Maximum 8. All levels, especially “beginners”, welcome. Based out of Honolulu's Diamond Head Beach Hotel. Deadline to Register: December 1, 2019, 10:30 PM. 1-808-223-6648 · judy@judydawson.com
Sat Nov 16  Opportunity: Sketching Japan April 5-19, 2020 with Hiroshi Shimazaki: Explore historic and contemporary scenic beautyof Japan in cherry blossom season with geographer/artist Hiroshi Shimazaki. Within Japan”s mountainous core, former capitals, and along an ancient pilgrim path, sketch Buddhist temples, Shinto shrines, castles, gardens, and rural settlements. Maximum 7 participants. All levels,“beginners”welcome More information: www.hiroshishimazaki.com 604-885- 2882 shimazaki@uleth.ca Deadline December 1, 2019, 10:30 PM. 604-885-2882 · shimazaki@uleth.ca
Sat Nov 16  Opportunity: Exponential Art for Humanity – call to artists: Please drop off, one ready to hang piece at The Art Centre ~ Powell River Public Art Gallery. Monday, November 18, 2019 12pm/noon to 6pm at 215 - 6975 Alberni Street, above the Library. Exponential Art for Humanity is the First Annual Members Exhibition. Individual membership with the Powell River Council for Arts and Culture is required. The opening reception is November 27th, 2019 at 7pm., 10:30 PM, Free. The Art Centre, 215 - 6975 Alberni St, Powell River. https://www.facebook.com/events/693685257781723/?event_time_id=715791358904446
Sat Nov 16  Opportunity: Call for submissions: Art display at the Gibsons Public Library in 2020: The Gibsons Public Library displays work from a different local artist or group of artists every six weeks. We are currently inviting submissions for display in 2020. Please email jpeg samples of your work to aroutley@gibsons.bclibrary.ca January 2 to February 18, 2020 February 18 to March 31, 2020 March 31 to May 12, 2020 May 12 to June 23, 2020 June 23 to August 4, 2020 September 1 to October 13, 2020 November 3 to December 15, 2020 Deadline December 15, 2019, and indicate your preferred display period:, 10:30 PM, Free. Gibsons & District Public Library, 470 Fletcher Rd S, Gibsons. 604.886.2130 · aroutley@gibsons.bclibrary.ca
Sat Nov 16  Opportunity: Call for Vendors: For the Sechelt Winter Market at the Seaside Centre, Sundays 12-4pm. December 15 to March 29th.  See www.secheltmarket.com for application details. Vending fees of $125.00 for the entire winter season - that's 15 market days!, 10:30 PM. Seaside Centre, 5790 Teredo Street, Sechelt. secheltmarket@gmail.com · secheltmarket.com
Sat Nov 16  Opportunity: Young Artists Awards & Banner Project: Youth ages 5-18 are invited to submit 3 works of art created outside of school. Entry forms can be found on website: sunshinecoastartscouncil.com Banner Project Theme: 'Inventions of the Future'. Submission Deadline: Nov 17, 2019 at 4pm., 11:00 PM, Free. Sunshine Coast Arts Centre, 5714 Medusa St., Sechelt. 604 885 5412 · info@sunshinecoastartscouncil.com · www.sunshinecoastartscouncil.com
Sat Nov 16  Opportunity: FibreWorks invite ‘Call for Entry’: for the forthcoming show: “connected” Saturday, June 27 – Sunday, August 2, 2020 “What connects you to the world? Are your connections strong shared experiences or are you delicately held together by a single thread? Are your connections worn and mellowed by the passage of time or are they shiny-new and untested? We are all connected somehow to something. FibreWorks Gallery invites you to share your story and ideas through fibre. . . share what those connections mean to you.” More information at https://www.fibreworksgallery.com/call-for-entries/ Deadline January 31, 2020, 11:00 PM, Free. FibreWorks Studio & Gallery, 12887 Sunshine Coast Highway, Madeira Park. Tickets: https://www.fibreworksgallery.com/call-for-entries/
Sun Nov 17  Pilgrimage Places in India – Meet the Artist: Meet the artist: Hiroshi Shimazaki, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM, Free. Gibsons Public Art Gallery, 431 Marine Drive, Gibsons. 604.886.0531 · info@gpag.ca · http://www.gpag.ca/events-programs/events/
Sun Nov 17  Off the Page play reading: FORTUNATE SONS is the first play that actor, writer, director Jay Brazeau has written. As he wrote through this part-mystery, part-drama, part- musical, part-horror, and most importantly...very funny and challenging piece, his and our own family relationships were on his mind. How do the events of the past affect our behaviour today? Can we relate to that question? We're sure the cast, featuring Frank Crudele, Peter Hill, Tara Fynn, Steve Schwabi and Rafael Ruiz can help us answer that and give us a few laughs as well. Admission by donation., 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Gibsons Heritage Playhouse, 662 North Rd, Gibsons. 604-740-1485 · Janetleahodgk@gmail.com · www.heritageplayhouse.com · https://www.facebook.com/Off-The-Page-344477429429310/?ref=bookmarks
Sun Nov 17  Ross Douglas – Concert: Award-winning singer/songwriter, a wonderfully entertaining performer. Inspired by folk, Celtic, African, Cajun, Caribbean and theatrical music and especially the Beatles., 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM, $25. Pender Harbour School of Music, 12956 Madeira Park Road, Madeira Park. http://penderharbourmusic.ca. Tickets: https://www.penderharbourmusic.ca or Harbour Insurance, Madeira Park; Strait Music, Sechelt
Sun Nov 17  Sunday Jam Sessions November: November 10, host Jim Foster; Nov 17, host Peter Van Trio; Nov 24, host Joe Stanton., 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM. The Clubhouse Restaurant, 13823 SC Hwy, Pender Harbour
Sun Nov 17  Extinction Rebellion SC General Assembly: Creatives and activists! For those who want to learn more about the Extinction Rebellion movement or want get more involved. We will gather to discuss: *Why we do what we do*What XR is all about*What/how we've done so far*Where we're going next* Get inspired, help shape the next year of climate action, and be a part of a global community of creative and concerned humans. Your skills and talents needed., 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM, by donation. Kinsmen Hall, Dougall Park, 517 Gower Point Road, Gibsons. extinctionrebellionSC@gmail.com · https://www.facebook.com/XRSunshineCoastBC/
Sun Nov 17  Pints for Paws Pub Night Fundraiser: for tacos, drinks and games in support of the BC SPCA Sunshine Coast Branch, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM, $25. The 101 Brewhouse + Distillery, 1009 Highway 101, Gibsons. 604.740.0301 · sunshinecoast@spca.bc.ca · https://www.facebook.com/bcspca.sunshinecoast/photos/a.165969623523366/2540271492759822/?type=3&theater. Tickets: BC SPCA Sunshine Coast Branch in person, over the phone or at the door!
Sun Nov 17  Jim Foster: Sunday night social., 7:30 PM, Free. Wildwood Public House, 5987 Lund St, Powell River
Mon Nov 18  Pottery Classes: This is an invitation to attend our Fall Pottery Classes and experience the beauty and wonder of the Earth! The classes are a mix of beginners to more experienced adult students and are adjusted to your learning needs. They are limited to 5 students, each with their own wheel, maximizing one-on-one instruction time, covering basic wheel throwing techniques to more advanced for intermediate students. The course runs for 8 weeks, 3 hours/week, Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday evenings from 6pm - 9pm. We hope you are able to join us!, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Mustard Seed Clay Creations and Spirited Ceramics, 3394 Kraus Rd., Roberts Creek. 604-885-3174 · rbniebergall@gmail.com
Mon Nov 18  Seashore Life in the Pacific Northwest with J. Duane Sept: Have you ever visited your local beach and wondered about some of the curious creatures and stunning shells you encountered there? Some of your questions might be answered by local author and biologist J. Duane Sept when he gives his presentation on "Seashore Life in the Pacific Northwest." Sept’s illustrated talk is based on his recently published book "The New Beachcomber’s Guide to the Pacific Northwest," which features hundreds of species of intertidal life, from seaweeds and sponges to jellies, crabs and fishes. Book sales courtesy of Talewind Books., 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM, Free. Sechelt Public Library, 5797 Cowrie St, Sechelt. 604-885-3260 · https://sechelt.bc.libraries.coop/
Mon Nov 18  Guitar & Banjo Workshops with Ryan McNally: November 18th at The Kube, 104-875 Gibsons Way Ryan McNally (on tour from Whitehorse) teaches two, back to back workshops: Finger Style Blues, Ragtime and Folk Guitar 7 -8pm & Claw Hammer and 3 Finger Old Time Style Banjo - 8:15-9:15pm $20 for one OR $30 for both. Pre-register with Devora at wayoutwest.booking@gmail.com for more info: https://www.facebook.com/events/2225663824211875/, 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM, $20 – $30. the Kube, 104 - 875 Gibsons Way, Gibsons. dev.eyal@gmail.com · https://www.facebook.com/events/2225663824211875/ · https://www.facebook.com/events/2225663824211875/
Mon Nov 18  Al-Anon Family Group – Davis Bay: Mondays - If you worry about someone with a drinking problem, Al-Anon Family Groups are here to help., 7:30 PM. Living Faith Lutheran Church, 4607 Whitaker Rd, Sechelt
Mon Nov 18  Sassy Jazz: 30 mins of Ftness with Style + 30 mins of Awesome: Work it! Cross floor and choreography: heels optional, spaces ltd, performance opportunities., 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Coast Academy of Dance, 5645 Wharf Ave, Sechelt
Mon Nov 18  25th Annual Realtors Care Blanket Drive: Local real estate offices are accepting your donations of new or gently used blankets, sleeping bags, Coats, warm clothing, new socks, new underwear. For drop off Royal LePage Sessex, Gibsons, Sechelt, Pender Harbour; Re/Max Realty, Gibsons, Sechelt, 10:30 PM
Tue Nov 19  Karen’s Paint Day/Night – HOLIDAY TREE: $45 inclusive with beverage, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM, $45. CREATE, 6538 Sunshine Coast Hwy, Sechelt. 604-989-3345 · Createsechelt@telus.net · http://facebook.com/createbykaren. Tickets: Call 604-989-3345 or email Createsechelt@telus.net to book your seat!
Tue Nov 19  Al-Anon Family Group – St Hilda’s: Tuesdays at 12:00pm and Thursdays at 7:00pm  If you worry about someone with a drinking problem, Al-Anon Family Groups are here to help., 12:00 PM
Tue Nov 19  SongShine: Tuesdays to June 2, 2020. We offer an immersive, holistic and fun program that is based on the leading edge science of neuroplasticity and the brain’s ability to reorganize and change itself! By stimulating alternative brain pathways singing and music fortify both the singing and speaking voice. SongShine engages participants in a music therapy-based singing intervention that can significantly improve voice, respiratory control, and swallowing, while enhancing the quality of life for people that struggle with vocal atrophy due to aging, or any neurological challenges like Parkinson's disease, Stroke, MS, CMT etc., 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM. Calvary Baptist Church, Gibsons, 711 Park Rd, Gibsons. 7788884957 · vivavoce@saronamynhardt.com
Tue Nov 19  Tuesday Afterschool Art Program Launch Class: Ages 9 and up. Sept 17 - Nov 19: $180 + GST, 10 classes, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM, $180. The Art Centre, 215 - 6975 Alberni St, Powell River. https://www.facebook.com/events/393766471337119/. Tickets: https://www.powellriverartscouncil.ca/class-info?fbclid=IwAR2gE6JFQ7MA3y-O7JSzw2RzgC7CKLf2mw-_rBGdf_-cCqjZDB0vvPtljII
Tue Nov 19  Business Safety Forum: To discuss homelessness, personal safety and crime prevention in the downtown and area. To inform and educate the business community. RSVP to sdba@dccnet.com, 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM, Free. Seaside Centre, 5790 Teredo Street, Sechelt. sdba@dccnet.com
Tue Nov 19  Parenting the Non-Binary Child: With Tien Neo Eamas. If you are consciously parenting your child, GENDER is a huge area to navigate. Join me, your Gender Guide, for a new workshop designed to equip you with evolved awareness, language and concepts around gender. This workshop will support you to parent with freedom and ease, empowering your children to be the light that they truly are., 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM. https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=2337793229680556&set=p.2337793229680556&type=3&theater. Tickets: https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=2337793229680556&set=p.2337793229680556&type=3&theater
Tue Nov 19  Ryan McNally & Evrytt Willow: Both playing solo sets. Ryan puts most of his energy in his passion for studying acoustic traditional blues, jazz and old time music. ~Evrytt Willow (Yukon)~ 'Unfeigned folk songs conjured up from the arcane past., delivered softly with a fervent quality reminiscent of age old paeans and laudations from a time long forgotten., 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM, $10 – $20. Gumboot Garden Cafe, 1053 Roberts Creek Rd, Roberts Creek. dev.eyal@gmail.com · https://www.facebook.com/events/484506885701715/
Tue Nov 19  Karen’s Paint Day/Night – MESH WREATH: $45 inclusive with beverage, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM, $45. CREATE, 6538 Sunshine Coast Hwy, Sechelt. 604-989-3345 · Createsechelt@telus.net · http://facebook.com/createbykaren. Tickets: Call 604-989-3345 or email Createsechelt@telus.net to book your seat!
Tue Nov 19  Book Launch with Howard White and John Pass: Join us for a book launch with Howard White and John Pass. Book sales by Talewind Books. Free and open to the public. Howard White will be reading from his newest collection of poetry by Anvil Press: A Mysterious Humming Noise. Notably unpretentious and concerned with everyday west coast realities, it’s hard to read a White poem without cracking a smile. This Was the River confirms John Pass’s reputation as a poet of lyrical eloquence, masterful technique and both intellectual and emotional range., 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM, Free. Sunshine Coast Arts Centre, 5714 Medusa St, Sechelt. 6048832730 · charlotte@harbourpublishing.com · http://www.harbourpublishing.com/event/1601
Wed Nov 20  Weavers Circle with Mary Bentley: Wednesdays - Mary is a consummate teacher with 30+ years’ experience to share, leading novice weavers through their first warp to advanced weavers working on an intricate technique alike. The classes are held in an informal, go at your own pace and follow your personal passion on the loom. Space in the Studio is limited to 14, allowing for one on one instruction coupled with the camaraderie of your fellow weavers. Bring your enthusiasm to the circle., 9:30 AM – 2:30 PM, $10. FibreWorks Studio & Gallery, 12887 Sunshine Coast Highway, Madeira Park. 604.883.2380 · fibreworksgallery@telus.net · https://www.fibreworksgallery.com/events-at-fibreworks/
Wed Nov 20  Karen’s Paint Day/Night – TREE FAMILY (Mixed Medium): $45 inclusive with beverage, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM, $45. CREATE, 6538 Sunshine Coast Hwy, Sechelt. 604-989-3345 · Createsechelt@telus.net · http://facebook.com/createbykaren. Tickets: Call 604-989-3345 or email Createsechelt@telus.net to book your seat!
Wed Nov 20  Farm Gate Market: Wednesdays year round presented by The Sunshine Coast Ecological Farmers Market Society. Selling local, organic, home made, best quality products to our community. Masonic Hall and parking lot., 1:30 PM – 6:00 PM, Free. Masonic Hall, 1319 Roberts Creek Road, Roberts Creek. farmgatemarket@gmail.com · https://www.facebook.com/Roberts-Creek-Farm-Gate-Market
Wed Nov 20  Free Your Singing Voice – Vocal Technique 101: Wednesdays to Jan 22. You can be the confident singer you want to be whether you are in a Choir, Ukulele group or a solo performer! Sarona believes that anyone that can talk can sing! She also believes that the key to a great singing voice is healthy vocal technique, and that singers should be trained to use their voices with versatility, freedom, ease, endurance, and without any discomfort in the throat or any other part of the body. Weekly group classes in Vocal Technique will provide you, as a singer, with memorable tools, and focus on those basic elements and skills that will help you free your singing voice!, 3:00 PM – 4:15 PM. 7788884957 · vivavoce@saronamynhardt.com
Wed Nov 20  Strengthening Families Together: Wednesdays to Dec 4. BC Schizophrenia Society presents this 10-session course for families and friends who have a loved one living with any serious mental illness, FREE at the Gibsons Public Library. Through this course, participants will learn about: -Different types of mental illnesses -Medications and treatments of mental illnesses -How to cope with and support a loved one who is living with a mental illness. To register, call Donna at 604.865.2098 or email bcsssunshinecoast@gmail.com., 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM, Free. Gibsons & District Public Library, 470 Fletcher Rd S, Gibsons. 604.886.2130 · aroutley@gibsons.bclibrary.ca · https://www.facebook.com/events/2428169397458974/?active_tab=about
Wed Nov 20  Musicianship and Sightreading for Singers: Wednesdays to Jan 22 2020. Weekly group classes with Sarona provide a great opportunity to continue to work on some of the basic elements that form the foundation to a solid Vocal Technique in a safe and supportive environment. Take your skills one step further as we focus on more advanced techniques, sight singing and pitch work - a perfect tool for Choral and Solo singers to give you the control and skill to sing thorugh phrases with ease, maintain a healthy consistent tone, reach higher and lower notes, sightread with confidence, and sing any repertoire you wish! (Each participant will receive a workbook), 4:30 PM – 5:45 PM. Highland Centre, 1710 Sunshine Coast Hwy (Entrance n Highland Road), Roberts Creek. 7788884957 · vivavoce@saronamynhardt.com
Wed Nov 20  Live Music at the Gumboot Restaurant: Every Wednesday evening., 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Gumboot Restaurant, 1041 Roberts Creek Rd, Roberts Creek
Wed Nov 20  PR – Wine & Art Nights at Edie Rae’s Cafe: 16” x 20” canvas, group instruction and one on one assistance with the incredibly talented Ursula Medley. Open to all! Please prepay at the café or e-transfer to jpinpr@hotmail.ca. $50 includes art supplies, canvas, art instruction and wine tasting., 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM, $50. Old Courthouse Inn, 6243 Walnut St, Powell River
Wed Nov 20  Karen’s Paint Day/Night – BIRCH TREE FOREST: $45 inclusive with beverage, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM, $45. CREATE, 6538 Sunshine Coast Hwy, Sechelt. 604-989-3345 · Createsechelt@telus.net · http://facebook.com/createbykaren. Tickets: Call 604-989-3345 or email Createsechelt@telus.net to book your seat!
Wed Nov 20  Guided Painting Class: We have an incredible guest artist on tour from the group of instructors at Island Paint Night to host a fabulous art class! They specialize in teaching paintings of beautiful West Coast scenes. This session is called "Misty Mount Baker". When you sign-up for one of our events, you will be provided with all of the equipment needed to create the art-piece of the night., 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. The 101 Brewhouse + Distillery, 1009 Highway 101, Gibsons. Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/101-brewhouse-distillery-island-art-night-tickets-80749504943?fbclid=IwAR1LFFGFB4UYQrD8AmhZQHFfihydsiavmj5IP72kl9hmOS8hoaw5S9Rrung
Wed Nov 20  Al-Anon Family Group – Gibsons Health Unit: Wednesdays, If you worry about someone with a drinking problem. These groups are here to help.  (also Alateen), 7:30 PM. Gibsons Health Unit, 821 Gibsons Way, Gibsons
Thu Nov 21  Karen’s Paint Day/Night – MESH WREATH: $45 inclusive with beverage, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM, $45. CREATE, 6538 Sunshine Coast Hwy, Sechelt. 604-989-3345 · Createsechelt@telus.net · http://facebook.com/createbykaren. Tickets: Call 604-989-3345 or email Createsechelt@telus.net to book your seat!
Thu Nov 21  Vision Board Workshop: By using the Law of Attraction Principles you can build a Vision Board that represents what you want now and in your future. Learn to focus on what you want, and have fun doing it! (All supplies included) 25 person limit., 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM, $75. Chaster House, 1532 Ocean Beach Espl, Gibsons. 778 888 9649 · kellymariecarson@gmail.com
Thu Nov 21  PR – Life Drawing: Thursdays 6:30-8:30; $10 drop in at Megan Dulcie Dill Studio at the Academy of Music. Call 604.413.2568 for info., 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM, $10. Megan Dulcie Dill Studio, 7280 Kemano St, Powell River
Thu Nov 21  AL GORE Climate Reality Corps INCONVENIENT TRUTH UPDATE: On November 20-21, the world is coming together to talk about the climate crisis and how we solve it, with 24 hours of reality: Truth in Action presentations. Join Coastmasters Toastmasters with special guest Danika Dinsmore, graduate of Al Gore's Climate Reality Corps, freshly-returned from Al Gore's Leadership Camp in Minneapolis, Minnesota, presents 'Climate Reality - What the Climate Crisis Means for You - and How We Can Solve It'. RSVP: facebook.com/events/1120063225000493/, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM, Free. Sunnycrest Mall Gibsons Chamber of Commerce office, 900 Gibsons Way, Unit 20, Gibsons. coastmasterstoastmasters@gmail.com · https://www.facebook.com/events/1120063225000493/ · https://www.facebook.com/events/1120063225000493/
Thu Nov 21  Joe Stanton Live at the Boot: Thursdays, original and cover tunes, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM. The Old Boot Eatery, 5531 Wharf Ave, Sechelt
Thu Nov 21  Karen’s Paint Day/Night – HAY BALES: $45 inclusive with beverage, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM, $45. CREATE, 6538 Sunshine Coast Hwy, Sechelt. 604-989-3345 · Createsechelt@telus.net · http://facebook.com/createbykaren. Tickets: Call 604-989-3345 or email Createsechelt@telus.net to book your seat!
Thu Nov 21  Creative in the Creek: Monthly on 3rd Thursdays - Showcase of  talent on the Sunshine Coast. Donations at the door. Doors open at 7pm., 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Gumboot Garden Cafe, 1053 Roberts Creek Rd, Roberts Creek
Fri Nov 22  Mercy & Caring Childrens Homes in Kenya Baking and Craft Sale: Support the education of children in Kenya, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Trail Bay Mall, 5755 Cowrie St, Sechelt
Fri Nov 22  Al-Anon Family Group – St Bart’s: Fridays - If you worry about someone with a drinking problem, Al-Anon Family Groups are here to help., 12:00 PM
Fri Nov 22  Karen’s Paint Day/Night – WINTER SCENE: $45 inclusive with beverage, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM, $45. CREATE, 6538 Sunshine Coast Hwy, Sechelt. 604-989-3345 · Createsechelt@telus.net · http://facebook.com/createbykaren. Tickets: Call 604-989-3345 or email Createsechelt@telus.net to book your seat!
Fri Nov 22  Come Write In!: Writing Space at the Library: Fridays to Nov 29th. November is National Novel Writing Month! (NaNoWriMo) 2-4 pm: Quiet Writing Space 4-5 pm: TGIF NaNoWriMo Social Get a “shot of caffeine for your creative life” by joining over 400,000 participants as they strive to draft a novel in one month! To help you in your quest, the library hosts four “Come Write In!” sessions. Come to the library for some dedicated novel-writing space, and join your fellow adventurers as they type away. Laptops available upon request. For more information about National Novel Writing Month, visit NaNoWriMo.org Facilitated by volunteers., 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM, Free. Gibsons & District Public Library, 470 Fletcher Rd S, Gibsons. 604.886.2130 · aroutley@gibsons.bclibrary.ca · https://www.facebook.com/events/773421113094797/
Fri Nov 22  Fibres Plus Sale: There will be juried fibre art items for sale including Fibreshed items from the Sunshine Coast, guest artists, demonstrations of spinning and weaving and more! Door prizes, 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM, Free. Sunshine Coast Arts Centre, 5714 Medusa St., Sechelt
Fri Nov 22  Roberts Creek Christmas Craft Fair: Friday 5pm-9pm, Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday 10am-4pm., 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Roberts Creek Community Hall, 1309 Roberts Creek Road, Roberts Creek. 604.740.7738 or Danise 604.886.1371 · market@robertscreekcommunity.ca
Fri Nov 22  50th Annual Roberts Creek Christmas Craft Fair: Fri 5-9pm; Sat & Sun 10am-4pm. 50+ Local Artisans, hand-crafted wares, goodies, door prizes, gift basket raffle, mamma musey Pierogies., 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM, $2. Roberts Creek Community Hall, 1309 Roberts Creek Road, Roberts Creek. 604.740.7738 or Danise 604.886.1371 · market@robertscreekcommunity.ca
Fri Nov 22  Shine! A musical delight: Shine is performing every Friday night all winter long! Come and enjoy our delicious prime rib and the musical talents of Shine!, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. The Clubhouse Restaurant, 13823 SC Hwy, Pender Harbour. 604 883 9542 · https://www.facebook.com/events/2433769640072635/
Fri Nov 22  Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival World Tour: This annual event brings together local outdoor enthusiasts for an evening of amazing big-screen adventure stories. Funds raised support the volunteer maintenance of four public cabins and trails in Tetrahedron Provincial Park. $20 cash only., 6:00 PM, $20. Elphinstone Secondary School, 840 Gibsons Way, Gibsons. https://www.facebook.com/events/1001061876899416/. Tickets: Alpha Adventures, Trail Bay Source for Sports, Elphi Cycles, Beyond Consignment.
Fri Nov 22  Swing Dancing: Every other Friday. Oct 25, Nov 8, 22.  East Coast Swing Dancing is energetic and gleefull. The first half hour is dedicated to instruction of the 'steps' then there is social dancing until 9pm to practice or just dance as you wish., 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM. Davis Bay Hall, 5123 Davis Bay Rd, Sechelt. https://www.facebook.com/groups/SCSwingDance/
Fri Nov 22  The Inappropriates: Nov 22-23rd., 8:00 PM. Lighthouse Pub, 5764 Wharf Ave, Sechelt. 604 885 9494 · https://www.facebook.com/LighthousePubSechelt?ref=ts
Fri Nov 22  PR – MNGWA & DJ Minerva: DJ warm up to the real or mythical; Mngwa exists at the threshold. With 8 members from across North America and Europe, a party band for the strange new world. Rooted in the Afro-Latin soul of cumbia, Mngwa blends elements of psych rock, surf, reggae, and hip hop into their polyrhythmic pot // Forever shifting but never sacrificing the groove, 8:00 PM, $15. McKinney’s Pub, 6251 Yew St, Powell River. https://www.facebook.com/events/458426654800266/
Fri Nov 22  Mud Bay Live – One Night Only: An energetic evening of live roots, blues and R&B dance music. Mud Bay has been rocking clubs and festival stages in Western Canada since 1978., 8:30 PM, $10 – $20. Roberts Creek Legion, 3064 Lower Rd, Roberts Creek. Tickets: at the door
Sat Nov 23  Weekend Sougwriters Workshop: Nov 23-24. Make new contacts and experience a different way of song writing. Presented by writer producer Lin Gardiner. We will provide the space (both physical and mindspace!) to facilitate different combinations of writers, perhaps from different genres or even different generations, to turnaround a new song in a weekend. We will then record a demo version of your new song. (special rate thanks to Creative BC  Funding) Register by Nov 4)., 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM, $135. The Sound Garden Retreat, Roberts Creek. 604.562.9773 · info@soundgardenretreat.com · https://www.facebook.com/thesoundgardenretreat/photos/gm.2756765824336406/477576346450932/?type=3&eid=ARA43J-ISc_VbyWlGVniRuQxk245hcyt-axHK18bojD6lP4iimlnByQ1hfcWL_87HHa1td0WW8f5NQFf&__tn__=EEHH-R
Sat Nov 23  PR – Cozy Creations Craft Fair: Come on out and support all the amazing talent that Powell River has to offer, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. The ARC Community Event Centre, 7055 Alberni St, Powell River. https://www.familyfriendlypowellriver.ca/event/cozy-creations-craft-fair/all/
Sat Nov 23  Wreath Making: Registration is now open for this seasonal favourite. Create a wreath from carefully collected and unique natural materials. Please bring gloves and hand pruners; all other supplies provided. This workshop typically sells out, so early registration is recommended. Call the Garden at (604) 740-3969 to secure your spot. Members $60, non-members $75., 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM, $60 – $75. Sunshine Coast Botanical Gardens, 5941 Mason Road, Sechelt. info@coastbotanicalgarden.org · https://www.facebook.com/events/2938771482864142/
Sat Nov 23  Sechelt Activity Centre Christmas Craft Fair: , 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Sechelt Activity Centre, 5605 Trail Ave, Sechelt
Sat Nov 23  Yuletide Gift and Bake Sale: and Rocket Fuel Brunch Cafe, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM, Free. Gambier Island Community Hall, Gambier Island, Gambier Island
Sat Nov 23  PR – Lund Christmas Craft Fair: , 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. The Italian Hall, 5866 Lund Hwy, Lund
Sat Nov 23  Annual St Mary’s Catholic Church CWL Winter Wonderland: Bake Sale, Silent Auction, lunch and more., 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. St Mary’s Catholic Church, 956 Gibsons Way, Gibsons
Sat Nov 23  Yuletide Gift and Bake Sale & Rocket Fuel Cafe: , 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Gambier Island Community Hall, Gambier Island, Gambier Island
Sat Nov 23  Charlotte Wrinch: Charlotte Wrinch is a singer-songwriter and recording artist living on the Sunshine Coast and is an active member of the Canadian music industry. She plays guitar and sings, and will take you on a diverse musical journey of originals and covers that meander through folk, jazz, bossa nova, rock and pop genres old and new while you sip and savour Persephone’s finest creations., 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM, Free. Persephone Brewing, 1053 Stewart Road, Gibsons. http://www.persephonebrewing.com/news-and-events/ · https://www.facebook.com/PersephoneBrewing/
Sat Nov 23  Discrimination and Human Rights in Canada: Have you or has someone you know experienced discrimination at work or some other place like school or in a store? Has that discrimination been based on your sex, colour, religion, gender identity, mental disability or physical disability? What other grounds of discrimination are protected and in what circumstances? If you feel you’ve got a legitimate human rights complaint, it’s free to file a complaint but where do you do that and what sort of remedies are available to you? Join us for this informative talk and discussion with an experienced human rights mediator., 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM, Free. Gibsons & District Public Library, 470 Fletcher Rd S, Gibsons. 604.886.2130 · aroutley@gibsons.bclibrary.ca · https://gibsons.bc.libraries.coop/explore/calendar/
Sat Nov 23  Blue Line Duo: With Gary Gilbert a.k.a. Dr. Fun, on vocals, guitar, harp and saxazoo and the versatile Christopher Jordan Knox on bass and vocals., 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Gibsons Public Market, 473 Gower Point Road, Gibsons
Sat Nov 23  Kevin Kenner, piano: Kevin Kenner’s achievements have won him critical acclaim throughout the world. He has been recognized internationally by prestigious awards: the top prize at the International Chopin Competition in Warsaw and the Bronze Medal at the Tchaikovsky International Competition in Moscow, The Washington Post praises him as “an artist whose intellect, imagination and pianism speak powerfully and eloquently.” His recordings include many acclaimed discs of Chopin works, as well as recordings of Ravel, Schumann, Beethoven, Paderewski and Piazzolla., 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM, $10 – $30. Raven’s Cry Theatre, 5555 Sunshine Coast Hwy, Sechelt. 604 885 0991 · coastrecital@dccnet.com · www.coastrecitalsociety.ca
Sat Nov 23  SC Equestrian Club Year End Fundraiser and Celebration: Silent Auction, 50/50, Toonie toss and more! Potluck dinner with prime rib and turkey., 5:30 PM – 10:00 PM. Davis Bay Hall, 5123 Davis Bay Rd, Sechelt
Sat Nov 23  Christmas Kick-off Party: Drink specials, dinner special, and 50/50 & awesome silent auction with proceeds going towards Serendipity Child Development Society!, 6:00 PM. Grasshopper Pub, 12671 SC Hwy, Madeira Park
Sat Nov 23  Laboratorio AGM: Join fellow members to receive an update on past and future activities., 6:00 PM, Free. Gumboot Garden Cafe, 1053 Roberts Creek Rd, Roberts Creek
Sat Nov 23  Live Music – Grant Olson: , 6:30 PM, Free. Backeddy Resort & Marina, 16660 Backeddy Road, Egmont. 604-883-2298
Sat Nov 23  PR – Book Launch and Whisky Tasting Event: Local authors to present their latest book release on Nosing and Tasting the Water of Life! A guide to how whisky made its way to Scotland, exploring the process of distilling the single malt and the alchemy of tasting and pairing the ‘water of life’. Book Launch to be followed with a unique whisky tasting experience! RESERVED SEATING for the Whisky Tasting is $49 in advance., 6:30 PM – 10:00 PM. The Art Centre, 215 - 6975 Alberni St, Powell River. https://www.facebook.com/events/396092484674560/. Tickets: bluecollarandscholar@gmail.com or call: 604-344-0401
Sat Nov 23  Fundraising for Freedom: It's a night full of dancing, dessert and art, all with,the purpose of raising funds and awareness for International Justice Mission. Featuring live performances all night by the Creek Big Band, and a live painting by local artist Lori Morris.   Kids 13 & under free., 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM, $25. Christian Life Assembly, 730 School Rd, Gibsons. 604.886.7107. Tickets: local churches, CLA office, Enchanted toys, Strait Music
Sat Nov 23  Cocktails & Canapes: We’re closing the curtains, turning the lights down low and music up for this intimate gathering hosted by Plethora Fine Foods & Wild Spirits Bartending. Cash bar. No minors. Wine & non-alcoholic options available. Vegan, Gluten-free & vegetarian options available. $35 includes gourmet canapes & your first cocktail.    , 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM, $35. Plethora Fine Foods, #1 5679 Cowrie St, Sechelt. Tickets: https://share-there.com/index.php/showevent?eventid=144&eventinstance=122 or Plethora Fine Foods (cash only)
Sat Nov 23  CD Release Show: Simon Paradis and the Farm Team: Simon Paradis, guitar/vocals; Jay Johnson, drums, Boyd Norman, bass,/vocals, Paul Rigby, pedal steel/mandolin., 7:30 PM, $20. Coopers Green Hall, 5500 Fisherman Rd, Halfmoon Bay. https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10217678754592655&set=a.1843258373219&type=3&eid=ARBdvuFlmHn0tP59Q5ZJOVa_BL0DWa7bTCHNhid7MzP9IXfBZOwDzejOXGWVy0w8LzS4LwrqER8FGqyu. Tickets: HMB Store, Welcome Beach Market, Passtimes in Sechelt
Sat Nov 23  Comedy Club with Patrick Maliha: An evening of Stand- Up Comedy with host Toby Hargrave. Headliner Patrick Maliha is world record holder for most impressions in under 1 minute, presented on CTV, Comedy Network, CBC & The Comedy Network, the Winnepeg Comedy Festival and more., 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM, $25. Gibsons Heritage Playhouse, 662 North Rd, Gibsons. 604 886-8998 · heritageplayhouse@telus.net · https://www.heritageplayhouse.com/ · https://www.facebook.com/heritageplayhouse/. Tickets: https://share-there.com/index.php/showevent?eventid=134&eventinstance=121 or The Blackberry Shop - Gibsons / The Fish Market - Sechelt
Sat Nov 23  Half Cut & the Slackers: Local musicians playing top 40 dance hits from the 50's, to the zeros., 8:00 PM, $5 – $10. Gibsons Legion, 747 Gibsons Way, Gibsons. 604 886 2411
Sat Nov 23  Karaoke with DJ JB: , 8:00 PM, $1 – $10. Sechelt Legion, 5591 Wharf Ave, Sechelt. 604 885 2526
Sat Nov 23  PR – Subterranean Sound Sessions 2.0: The second instalment of Subterranean Sound Sessions. An evening of forward thinking bass, dubstep, drum & bass and footwork music featuring some of BC's finest underground DJs and producers., 9:00 PM, $15. McKinney’s Pub, 6251 Yew St, Powell River. https://www.facebook.com/events/682387508924083/
Sun Nov 24  Sechelt Winter Market: Sundays Nov 24-Mar 29, noon - 4pm. Shop for locally made goods, enjoy delicious eats and sip on craft beer, spirits & cider., 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM, Free. Seaside Centre, 5790 Teredo Street, Sechelt. sdba@dccnet.com
Sun Nov 24  Sunday Jam Sessions November: November 10, host Jim Foster; Nov 17, host Peter Van Trio; Nov 24, host Joe Stanton., 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM. The Clubhouse Restaurant, 13823 SC Hwy, Pender Harbour
Sun Nov 24  HA!Man with Joke Debacre: South Africa's spontaneous cellist goes around the world with his unique brand of spontaneous performing on cello, keyboard and smaller instruments with Joke Debacre, improvised poetry and song creat a virtuose musical journey that can only be experienced. Admission by donation. Enquiries 778.839.4193., 3:00 PM. St John’s United Church, 5085 Davis Bay Road, Sechelt. Tickets: http://www.hamanworld.com
Sun Nov 24  Native Drumming Circle: 4th Sunday of each month. Led by Terry Aleck the beloved Coyote. Bring your drum, shaker and songs., 4:00 PM. St. Hilda’s Anglican Church, 5838 Barnacle St, Sechelt
Sun Nov 24  PR – Old Enough to Know Better Duo: , 7:30 PM. Wildwood Public House, 5987 Lund St, Powell River
Mon Nov 25  Collage Collage Collage: Young People’s workshop offering lessons from a senior artist on the process and technique of creating collage. Participants will explore the use of materials in different shapes, colours, and textures to create art and express themselves in new ways. Created for young people ages 8-13 to engage them with art in a day-long workshop on their pro-d day. Maximum 16 participants. $50 Members $75 Non-members, 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM, $50 – $75. Sunshine Coast Arts Centre, 5714 Medusa St., Sechelt. 604.885.5412 · info@sunshinecoastartscouncil.com · https://sunshinecoastartscouncil.com/collage-collage-collage/
Mon Nov 25  Kairos Blanket Exercise: Facilitated by local leaders, the KAIROS Blanket Exercise is a workshop that explores the nation-to-nation relationship between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples in Canada. Blankets arranged on the floor represent land and participants are invited to step into the roles of First Nations, Inuit and later Métis peoples., 1:00 PM – 4:30 PM, Free. Gibsons Public Market, 473 Gower Point Road, Gibsons. www.gibsonsunitedchurch.ca. Tickets: Please register 604 885-6777
Mon Nov 25  PR – Townsite Jazz Festival – 2020 Preview Party: 3rd annual TJF Launch Party. Preview our 2020 Townsite Jazz Festival artists, our brand new merch, snag your limited-edition festival pass, and enjoy delicious pizza and energetic live jazz. Powell River-raised drummer Adam Robertson will be bringing his trio from Vancouver Island, joined by special guest Walter Martella. $20 includes pizza appy buffet and live music, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM, $20. Wildwood Public House, 5987 Lund St, Powell River. Tickets: email: paul@townsitejazz.com
Mon Nov 25  Sechelt Garden Club AGM plus presentation: Our presenter, Verna Kelso, will demonstrate how to use foliage from our own gardens to create beautiful seasonal arrangements., 7:00 PM. Seaside Centre, 5790 Teredo Street, Sechelt. 778 458-2287
Mon Nov 25  Film Screening – “Shoplifters”: Nov 25 & 26. Cannes winner and Oscar nominee, Shoplifters follows a “family” of outcasts who create their own nurturing environment outside of society’s laws and norms. The family’s lives change drastically when a shivering, bruised girl of four or five is found, seemingly abandoned. She is hidden and cared for by them, but also inducted into the family’s “activities”. Step by step the film reveals hidden layers and challenges in what defines our bonds, connections, family, and the law. Members: $5, Non-Members: $9, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM, $5 – $9. Gibsons Heritage Playhouse, 662 North Rd, Gibsons. 604.886.2965 · ddyment@oratory.com · https://scfs.ca/. Tickets: at the door (doors at 7:00pm); members can purchase online
Tue Nov 26  Karen’s Paint Day/Night – MESH WREATH: $45 inclusive with beverage, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM, $45. CREATE, 6538 Sunshine Coast Hwy, Sechelt. 604-989-3345 · Createsechelt@telus.net · http://facebook.com/createbykaren. Tickets: Call 604-989-3345 or email Createsechelt@telus.net to book your seat!
Tue Nov 26  Songs and Tales of Utter Gratitude!: Come and get your spirits lifted--or be a 'lifter' yourself! What song or story--your own, or one you've read--makes you feel delighted to be alive?! Each person gets five minutes to fill our hearts with love and our eyes with happy tears! These events fill up fast, so don't delay! Musicians get an extra minute or two, as needed!, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM, by donation. Gibsons Public Art Gallery, 431 Marine Drive, Gibsons
Wed Nov 27  Karen’s Paint Day/Night – HAY BALES: $45 inclusive with beverage, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM, $45. CREATE, 6538 Sunshine Coast Hwy, Sechelt. 604-989-3345 · Createsechelt@telus.net · http://facebook.com/createbykaren. Tickets: Call 604-989-3345 or email Createsechelt@telus.net to book your seat!
Wed Nov 27  MUSE: Open Mic at the Library, with special guest author Bernadette Wagner: Sign up to share 5 minutes of poetry or prose at the Gibsons Public Library's monthly open mic! In November, MUSE hosts special guest author Bernadette Wagner, who will read from her new collection, The Dry Valley, following the open mic. Wagner is a multi-genre writer, community educator and a community organizer living in Regina, Saskatchewan. Her poetry has been broadcast on radio and TV, published in journals and anthologies, and has appeared in film, on CD, and on the web., 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM, Free. Gibsons & District Public Library, 470 Fletcher Rd S, Gibsons. 604.886.2130 · aroutley@gibsons.bclibrary.ca · https://gibsons.bc.libraries.coop/explore/calendar/ · https://www.facebook.com/groups/2139004322994019/
Wed Nov 27  Exponential Art for Humanity: First Annual Members Exhibition. Individual membership with the Powell River Council for Arts and Culture is required. The opening reception is November 27th, 2019 at 7pm. Fall Arts & Culture Grant award ceremony starts at 6pm., 6:00 PM, Free. The Art Centre, 215 - 6975 Alberni St, Powell River. https://www.facebook.com/events/693685257781723/
Wed Nov 27  Karen’s Paint Day/Night – MESH WREATH: $45 inclusive with beverage, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM, $45. CREATE, 6538 Sunshine Coast Hwy, Sechelt. 604-989-3345 · Createsechelt@telus.net · http://facebook.com/createbykaren. Tickets: Call 604-989-3345 or email Createsechelt@telus.net to book your seat!
Wed Nov 27  OCPC Elections and film: Love at Second Sight: OCPC Elections  at 7:30pm. At 8pm we are honoured to present David Roche and his wife Marlene Blavin as they introduce and then present their short film, Love at Second Sight. and Community Film Event - Love at Second Sight, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM, Free. Roberts Creek Community Hall, 1309 Roberts Creek Road, Roberts Creek. 604.740.7738 or Danise 604.886.1371 · market@robertscreekcommunity.ca · https://www.facebook.com/events/2375124946132464/
Thu Nov 28  Spin In: last Thursday of the month to Nov 28th. The Studio is home to the Sunshine Coast Spinners & Weaver’s Guild spin-ins on the last Thursday of every month. Bring your wheel and something for the potluck table to share for lunch; all levels of knowledge and skill are welcome., 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Free. FibreWorks Studio & Gallery, 12887 Sunshine Coast Highway, Madeira Park. 604.883.2380 · fibreworksgallery@telus.net · https://www.fibreworksgallery.com/events-at-fibreworks/
Thu Nov 28  Karen’s Paint Day/Night – TREE FAMILY (Mixed Medium): $45 inclusive with beverage, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM, $45. CREATE, 6538 Sunshine Coast Hwy, Sechelt. 604-989-3345 · Createsechelt@telus.net · http://facebook.com/createbykaren. Tickets: Call 604-989-3345 or email Createsechelt@telus.net to book your seat!
Thu Nov 28  Film Screening – “Shoplifters”: annes winner and Oscar nominee, Shoplifters follows a “family” of outcasts who create their own nurturing environment outside of society’s laws and norms. The family’s lives change drastically when a shivering, bruised girl of four or five is found, seemingly abandoned. She is hidden and cared for by them, but also inducted into the family’s “activities”. Step by step the film reveals hidden layers and challenges in what defines our bonds, connections, family, and the law., 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM, $5 – $9. Raven’s Cry Theatre, 5555 Sunshine Coast Hwy, Sechelt. 604.886.2965 · ddyment@oratory.com · https://scfs.ca/. Tickets: at the door (doors at 1:30pm)
Thu Nov 28  Karen’s Paint Day/Night – HOLIDAY TREE: $45 inclusive with beverage, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM, $45. CREATE, 6538 Sunshine Coast Hwy, Sechelt. 604-989-3345 · Createsechelt@telus.net · http://facebook.com/createbykaren. Tickets: Call 604-989-3345 or email Createsechelt@telus.net to book your seat!
Thu Nov 28  PR – Artique’s Winter Art Salon: Annual Winter Art Salon. Come and enjoy live music, refreshments and beautiful art. You can also look forward to viewing the work of guest artists joining us for the evening including Meghan Dulcie Dill, Wendy Brown, Scott MacMillan and Rick Cepella., 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Artique, 6820 Alberni St, Powell River. 604-485-4837 · https://www.facebook.com/events/754816731632245/
Fri Nov 29  Karen’s Paint Day/Night – RAVEN (mixed medium): $45 inclusive with beverage, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM, $45. CREATE, 6538 Sunshine Coast Hwy, Sechelt. 604-989-3345 · Createsechelt@telus.net · http://facebook.com/createbykaren. Tickets: Call 604-989-3345 or email Createsechelt@telus.net to book your seat!
Fri Nov 29  World Town Planning Day Film Screening: The Sunshine Coast PIBC Chapter and co-host Voice Lab are proud to present: Regional Planning Presentation & Featured Film Screening of "The Human Scale" by Jan Gehl. Tea, coffee and light snacks will be provided courtesy of PIBC Sunshine Coast Chapter. Free but please register by emailing the event coordinator, Kasha Janota-Bzowska, at kasha.janota-bzowska@scrd.ca., 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM, Free. Seaside Centre, 5790 Teredo Street, Sechelt. https://www.facebook.com/events/436161117281797/
Fri Nov 29  ‘Tis the Season with the Pender Harbour Choir: Enjoy a seasonal repertoire of classics, new and old. Tickets from Choir members, Strait Music and EarthFair in Pender Harbour Tickets $20, children 12 and under free with accompanying adult. Plus 2 shows Nov 30 Madeira Park., 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM, $20. St Hilda’s Anglican Church, 5838 Barnacle, Sechelt. Penderharboursings@gmail.com · https://www.facebook.com/penderharbourchoir/photos/a.1762088550734987/2577699049173929/?type=3. Tickets: Choir members, Strait Music and EarthFair in Pender Harbour
Fri Nov 29  Pender Harbour Choir: 'Tis the season! Save the dates for our Christmas concerts! Nov 29-30. More info soon, 7:00 PM. St Hilda’s Anglican Church, 5838 Barnacle, Sechelt. Penderharboursings@gmail.com · https://www.facebook.com/penderharbourchoir/photos/a.1826208464322995/2554307424846425/?type=3&theater&ifg=1
Fri Nov 29  Sound Journey at Yoga by the Sea: Reconnect with your natural state of being. Experience a moment away from the external stimulus of the day. Relax and dive deep into the soothing sounds of the didjeridu, quartz crystal singing bowls and crystal pyramid. This is an event to lie down comfortably on a mat with a warm blanket and relax into the sound frequencies. Bring your own mat and blanket. Mats and blankets are also available at Yoga by the Sea. Duration is approximately 90 min. Space is limited, please register in advance by emailing terrasono@protonmail.com Doors at 6:45 pm, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM, $10 – $20. Yoga By The Sea, 1055 Roberts Creek Road, Roberts Creek. terrasono@protonmail.com · http://yogabythesea.ca/class/sound-journey/ · https://www.facebook.com/events/453566291914649/
Fri Nov 29  Dancing Tree Gallery Open House: Join gallery artists for conversation and refreshments. The gallery features created on-site pottery by Darlene Calwell and local original art., 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Dancing Tree Gallery, 120-4801 Joyce Avenue, Powell River BC. https://www.facebook.com/events/771532899953798/
Fri Nov 29  Mairi Rankin & Eric Wright: Cape Breton Fiddle meets Old Time Cello. Adults $20, Kids $10., 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM, $10 – $20. St Barts Church Gibsons.. 6048864768 · thelaws1014@gmail.com. Tickets: At the door
Fri Nov 29  dripdrop, it like hiphop: Fly Female MC Edition with headliner Ndidi Cascade, 9:00 PM, $10 – $20. Roberts Creek Legion, 3064 Lower Rd, Roberts Creek. https://www.facebook.com/events/1608313699310929/. Tickets: at the door
Sat Nov 30  Watercolour and Ink for Journaling: In this watercolour workshop, we will be mixing colour, applying washes, dry brush techniques, etc. to create art together. Valuable information from Bruce’s classes can be used to supplement travel sketching and journals as well as honing the required skills that simplify the painting process. Demos, step by step and one on one instruction combine to help achieve several finished pieces.We will also work from our own mini still life compositions, all as a means to realize the basic steps in producing our art., 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM, $100. The Arts Building, 464 S. Fletcher Rd, Gibsons. http://artsbuilding.org/november-watercolour-ink-for-journaling/. Tickets: http://artsbuilding.org/november-watercolour-ink-for-journaling/
Sat Nov 30  Serendipity Christmas Craft Fair: The best little craft fair on the coast, with all proceeds to support the Serendipity Child Development Society and Madeira Park Elementary Parent Advisory Committee. Featuring twenty-six (or more!) tables of handmade items and delightful goodies by local artisans, as well as a hot soup lunch and homemade treats; photos with Santa by donation; raffle baskets; 50/50 draws and more! Open from 10 am to 4 pm, Saturday Nov 30 and Sunday December 1st. Co-sponsored by Serendipity Child Development Society and Madeira Park PAC. To be a vendor email pdonnahee@yahoo.ca, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Free. Pender Harbour Community Hall, 12905 Madeira Park Rd., Madeira Park. https://www.facebook.com/events/506786989887835/ · https://www.facebook.com/events/506786989887835/
Sat Nov 30  Creek Clayworks Christmas Pottery Sale and Studio Open House: Nov 30 - Dec 1. Join Elaine Futterman and Mike Allegretti for their big event of the year. The studio will be filled with pots from both the electric kilns and the salt kiln!, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Free. Creek Clayworks Pottery Studio, 1738 Lockyer Rd., Roberts Creek. 604-885-2395 · creekclayworks@dccnet.com · www.creekclayworks.ca
Sat Nov 30  Futurpreneur Presents: Rock My Business Plan: Free with registration: Learn the steps to get your business plan started, confidently talk about your business idea and connect you to a cohort of like-minded entrepreneurs. In this workshop, you’ll get: · Customized, one-on-one coaching by a business development expert to help you overcome your fears and get started on your journey · A plan for your personalized goals and next steps · A community of aspiring and recently-launched entrepreneurs for peer mentoring and support · Access to Futurpreneur Canada’s full suite of resources, such as our popular, interactive Business Plan Writer (over 95,000 users) · An opportunity to apply for financing up to $60K and two years of mentoring, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM, Free. Sechelt FUSE office, #107 5710 Teredo Street, Sechelt. 604.989.2105 · info@fuseworkhub.ca. Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/rock-my-business-plan-tickets-78425826759
Sat Nov 30  LearnAlong with Fibreshed: Enjoy demonstrations and discussion with Fibreshed's fibre producers and artisans. FREE., 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM, Free. Gibsons & District Public Library, 470 Fletcher Rd S, Gibsons. 604.886.2130 · aroutley@gibsons.bclibrary.ca · https://gibsons.bc.libraries.coop/event/learnalong-with-fibreshed/?instance_id=120181
Sat Nov 30  Grand Opening for Stitch and Bobbin: Quilting and Sewing Supplies: Join us for the Grand Opening of Gibsons' new Quilting store. The day will be full of fun events including: Door Crashing deals, door prizes, gift with purchase for the first 20 customers, treats and more!, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Stitch and Bobbin, 6- 819 Gibsons Way, Gibsons. 6048403388 · info@stitchandbobbin.com · www.stitchandbobbin.com · https://www.facebook.com/events/934205886936088/. Tickets: http://www.stitchandbobbin.com
Sat Nov 30  Studio Christmas Sale – Pottery by Pam: Pam Horner invites you to her Studio Christmas Sale from 10 am-5 pm. The studio is located at 532 Woodland Ave in Granthams Landing and will be filled with handcrafted gifts for that special person on your list. For more information, call 604-886-1214 or visit www.potterybypam.ca., 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Free. Pottery by Pam, 532 Woodland Ave, Gibsons. 604-886-1214 · www.potterybypam.ca
Sat Nov 30  PR – Homesteaders’ Craft Fair: We're trying to encourage the use of eco-friendly, local, sustainable, and/or re-used materials by folks working from their own homes, and also to provide an outlet for new vendors and young vendors who may not be able to get into or afford the big fairs., 11:00 AM – 4:30 PM. Cranberry Seniors Hall, 6792 Cranberry Street, Powell River. https://www.facebook.com/events/cranberry-seniors-hall-6792-cranberry-st/homesteaders-craft-fair-2019/2347148828894633/
Sat Nov 30  Infinity Psychic Fair: with Readers, Prizes, Food, Guest Speakers, vendors. Allow us to nurture your soul back into balance with some of our marvellous Psychics and Healers., 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM, Free. Roberts Creek Community Hall, 1309 Roberts Creek Road, Roberts Creek. https://www.facebook.com/events/2192724510834269/
Sat Nov 30  Invasive Plant Removal at Malcolm Creek by SC Streamkeepers: Our monthly invasive plant removal event is happening the last Saturday each month, so please put on your calendars! We also have some ferns to plant in place of the ivy, holly and laurel! Please bring work gloves, eye protection, sturdy boots and small clippers if you have them. DIRECTIONS: We will be at the bottom of Metcalfe Road (follow 'Beach Access' sign off Lower Road). We will meet on the bridge over Malcolm Creek ., 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM, Free. 604 614 9814 · scstreamkeepers@gmail.com · https://sunshinecoaststreamkeepers.wordpress.com/ · https://www.facebook.com/events/2223570037942974/
Sat Nov 30  Repair Cafe: Bring your items in need of repair., 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM, Free. Gibsons & District Public Library, 470 Fletcher Rd S, Gibsons
Sat Nov 30  ‘Tis the Season with Pender Harbour Choir: 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm. Enjoy a seasonal repertoire of classics, new and old. Tickets available from Choir members, Strait Music and EarthFair in Pender Harbour Tickets $20, children 12 and under free with accompanying adult., 2:00 PM, $20. Pender Harbour School of Music, 12956 Madeira Park Road, Madeira Park. Penderharboursings@gmail.com · https://www.facebook.com/penderharbourchoir/photos/a.1762088550734987/2577699049173929/?type=3
Sat Nov 30  Pender Harbour Choir: 'Tis the season! Save the dates for our Christmas concerts! 2pm and 7pm. More info soon, 2:00 PM. Pender Harbour Music School, 12956 Madeira Park Rd, Madeira Park. Penderharboursings@gmail.com · https://www.facebook.com/penderharbourchoir/photos/a.1826208464322995/2554307424846425/?type=3&theater&ifg=1
Sat Nov 30  PR – Tla’amin Music with Cyndi Pallen: Join Cyndi Pallen as she will share traditional Tla’amin music and will discuss its meaning and significance. For more information call Mark at 604-485-4796 Ext 206, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM. Powell River Library, 100-6975 Alberni St, Powell River. https://www.facebook.com/events/259688814908305/
Sat Nov 30  Winter Harp Concert: a Christmas masterpiece. Velvet gowns, golden instruments, candles, backdrops of cathedrals and snow -- it's like visiting Christmases of long ago. Classical and Celtic harps combine with flutes, violin/fiddle, rare medieval instruments, percussion, poetry and song to wrap you snugly in the silken cloak of Christmas., 2:30 PM. Raven’s Cry Theatre, 5555 Sunshine Coast Hwy, Sechelt. https://winterharp.com/. Tickets: Strait Music, in Sechelt, Blackberry Shop in Gibsons
Sat Nov 30  Festival of Lights: Make & Take Crafts 2:30pm-4:30pm Trail Bay Centre Pictures with santa 4pm at the Rockwood Lodge; Light the lights 5pm Rockwood Lodge; Parade 5:45pm downtown Sechelt, 2:30 PM – 5:00 PM, Free. sdba@dccnet.com · https://www.facebook.com/events/2680220158688833/
Sat Nov 30  Poker Night: Fundraiser for The Sunshine Coast Skating Club. 50/50 raffles, food & beverages, prizes, 6:00 PM, $50. Gibsons Legion, 747 Gibsons Way, Gibsons
Sat Nov 30  Annual Black Boot Fundraiser: Come out for some fun to the annual Black Boot event for the Ruby Slipper Fund which supports people in our community that are affected by cancer. We have two bands - Zonolite a local favorite playing contemporary rock and roll and Roots Roundup playing reggae/ska. The silent auction will have some great donations. Appies provided . Tickets on sale soon., 7:00 PM. Sechelt Legion, 5591 Wharf Ave, Sechelt. https://www.facebook.com/events/1163997730462454/
Sat Nov 30  Radio Play: Nov 30 - Dec 1. 8th Annual presenting The Wizard of Oz presented by St. Mary's Church, 7:00 PM, $10 – $15. Heritage Playhouse, 662 North Road, Gibsons. Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.ca/ or Blackberry Shop, St Mary's Church
Sat Nov 30  David Chariandy: Literary Readings on the Sunshine Coast: The 2019-2020 season of the Literary Readings on the Sunshine Coast series continues with award-winning novelist, cultural commentator, and scholar David Chariandy, author of two celebrated novels, including the Giller-nominated and Rogers Writers’ Trust Prize-winning *Brother*, as well as *I’ve Been Meaning to Tell You*, a book-length meditation on the politics of race in Canada written as a letter to his teenage daughter. Admission by donation., 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Sunshine Coast Arts Centre, 5714 Medusa St, Sechelt. 604 885 5412 · info@sunshinecoastartscouncil.com · https://coastreadings.wordpress.com
Sat Nov 30  Monty Montego and the Rocksteady Crew: , 9:00 PM. Lighthouse Pub, 5764 Wharf Ave, Sechelt. https://www.facebook.com/montymontego
Sat Nov 30  PR – Carolyn Mark & David P Smith: Backed up by Deleina Mae and Rad Juli Carolyn for an endearing, funny and soulful night of music. Tix $15 in advance, $20 at the door., 9:00 PM, $15 – $20. Wildwood Public House, 5987 Lund St, Powell River. 604 483 4044 · https://www.facebook.com/events/2163026403796845/
Sun Dec 1  PR – Natural Dye: Plant + Principle: A fun hands-on workshop where we will make a variety of coloured fabric samples from plants, barks, bugs, and a mushroom.2 Alberni St, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM, $131.51. Ecossentials Local Market, 6812 Alberni St, Powell River. https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/natural-dye-plant-principle-tickets-80584220573?aff=efbeventtix&fbclid=IwAR0rBLayPUb8LGqm20QiRIuczQ-NRYS8n0-T-L7_Lz54J9Hk3vsC_331qXY. Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/natural-dye-plant-principle-tickets-80584220573?aff=efbeventtix&fbclid=IwAR0rBLayPUb8LGqm20QiRIuczQ-NRYS8n0-T-L7_Lz54J9Hk3vsC_331qXY
Sun Dec 1  Woodland Christmas: Join us for this festive family favourite featuring a bake sale, kids' craft to take home, holiday tunes, and a visit by Santa himself. Admission by donation., 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Sunshine Coast Botanical Gardens, 5941 Mason Road, Sechelt. info@coastbotanicalgarden.org · https://www.facebook.com/events/2526703624274501/
Sun Dec 1  PR – Santa Claus Parade: Deadline for applications is Friday, November 22., 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Marine Ave, PR, Marine Ave., Powell River
Wed Dec 4  Sunshine Coast Spinners and Weavers: 1st Monday each month. Doors at 11:30, library open until 12:25. Different program each month. Meetings end at around 3:00; bring your lunch, and something to knit., 11:30 AM. St John’s United Church, 5085 Davis Bay Road, Sechelt
Wed Dec 4  Climate Action Speaker Series: The NSMEC team will be hosting public talks featuring an all-star lineup of environmental leaders sharing their insights on climate action in this time of crisis. December 4 - Nikki Wright, Executive Director of SeaChange Conservation Association December 18 - Brian Riddel, Science Advisor, Pacific Salmon Foundation Jan 15 - Jay Ritchlin, Director General, BC and Western Region, David Suzuki Foundation Feb 18 - Jimena Eyzaguirre, International Team Director and Climate Change Adaptation Lead, ESSA Technologies Ltd, 6:30 PM, o. Gibsons Public Market, 473 Gower Point Road, Gibsons. www.gibsonspublicmarket.com
Thu Dec 5  Film Screening – “Mad Hot Ballroom”: Here’s some pre-Christmas magic — a charming and inspiring documentary profiling elementary classes from New York’s inner-city schools as they compete in a city-wide ballroom dancing competition. As much about life in general as about dancing, a central theme is the growth and maturation shown by the 11-year olds from their first awkward steps in rumba, swing, and tango classes, through to confidence and enthusiasm in the championship rounds., 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM, $5 – $9. Raven’s Cry Theatre, 5555 Sunshine Coast Hwy, Sechelt. 604.886.2965 · ddyment@oratory.com · https://scfs.ca/. Tickets: at the door (doors at 1:30pm)
Thu Dec 5  Pennylane Shen: How it Sounds: Writing for the Practical Artist: Writing about one’s practice is a difficult feat for even the most seasoned artist. Translating the complex ideas in one’s work onto the written page is a daunting task that requires practice and research. This seminar focuses on the many facet of art writing, using several examples, tips and industry standards for emerging and mid-career artists. Topics include: artists statements, CVs and covering letters, press releases, formal and informal voice. https://www.dazedandconfucius.com, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM, $25. the Kube, 104 - 875 Gibsons Way, Gibsons. 778 462 2055 · info@thekube.ca · http://thekube.ca. Tickets: purchase tickets at The Kube
Thu Dec 5  Film screening: The Public: Join us for a free screening of this critically acclaimed film. A sit-in by patrons at a public library escalates into a police standoff and a media sideshow, in Emilio Estevez's arresting drama that explores issues surrounding homelessness, mental health, and community. Doors 6:30 pm | Showtime 7 pm Recommended ages 13+. Film in English. 119 minutes. Help us ensure adequate seating! Please register by calling the library at 604.886.2130. Official trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6eZtMGM6ya8, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM, Free. 604.886.2130 · aroutley@gibsons.bclibrary.ca · https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6eZtMGM6ya8
Thu Dec 5  Nearly Neil Night: Bobby Bruce (Nearly Neil) is BACK at the 101, 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM. The 101 Brewhouse + Distillery, 1009 Highway 101, Gibsons. https://www.facebook.com/events/2464775103617299/
Fri Dec 6  Art & Bake Sale: Purchase original paintings, jewelry, cards and crafts created by Arrowhead Clubhouse members. Homemade baked pies and other treats available for sale., 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Arrowhead Clubhouse, 5554 Inlet Rd, Sechelt
Fri Dec 6  Arrowhead Clubhouse Art & Bake Sale: Save the date! Purchase original paintings, jewelry, cards and crafts created by members of Arrowhead Clubhouse! Homemade baked pies and other goodies will be available for sale. arrowclub.org, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Arrowhead Clubhouse, 5554 Inlet Rd, Sechelt. http://www.arrowclub.org · http://www.facebook.com/ArrowheadClubhouse
Fri Dec 6  Opening Reception for Power Of Paint: Nine Equal Artists: Small but snappy, with a variety of styles we put together this collection of artwork in the hope to entice and warm your sensibilities through to the winter solstice. The artists are: Morley Baker, Josefa Fritz Barham, Todd Clark, Greta Guzek, Carol LaFave, Kim LaFave, Ian MacLeod, Cindy Riach, Nadina Tandy, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM, Free. the Kube, 104 - 875 Gibsons Way, Gibsons. 778 462 2055 · info@thekube.ca · http://thekube.ca
Fri Dec 6  “Choral Gifts Concert” A Cappella Strait and Choralations Children’s Choir: This concert features choral works on a theme of the "Three Wise Men" and their gifts . Janice Brunson conducts A Cappella Strait and Choralations Children's Choir. $20 Adults, $15 Students and Seniors, Children under 12 free, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM, $15 – $20. St. Hilda’s Anglican Church, 5838 Barnacle St, Sechelt. Tickets: Tickets at Strait Music in Sechelt, The Blackberry Shop in lower Gibsons, and at the door
Sat Dec 7  Shinning Star Christmas Bazaar: 5700 Nickerson Road, West Sechelt, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM, Free. Holy Family Catholic Church, 5700 Nickerson Rd, Sechelt
Sat Dec 7  Arts & Crafts from the Hood: Saturday / Sunday, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Seaside Centre, 5790 Teredo Street, Sechelt
Sat Dec 7  Holiday Food & Gift Fair: Traditional 'original recipe' mincement, baking, artisanal preserves, artists & artisans, antiques, Bart's Bistro and more., 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM, Free. St Barts Church Gibsons.
Sat Dec 7  Cards of the Season Workshop: Hand made seasonal cards are a treat to receive and lots of fun to make. Join Bruce Edwards for this one day workshop and leave with several unique card designs. Bring your watercolour paper, watercolours, brushes and a fine point pen. Note: your cards can be duplicated on a colour copier., 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM, $50. The Arts Building, 464 S. Fletcher Rd, Gibsons. http://artsbuilding.org/events/december-cards-of-the-season/. Tickets: http://artsbuilding.org/events/december-cards-of-the-season/
Sat Dec 7  The Kube’s 2nd Annual Holiday Craft Fair: A curated showcase of handmade goods. Shop lovely offerings from local artisans. Ceramics, textiles, vintage apparel, jewelry, art, food and more!, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Free. the Kube, 104 - 875 Gibsons Way, Gibsons. 778 462 2055 · info@thekube.ca · http://thekube.ca
Sat Dec 7  Christmas Swags to support the Bursary Society: CFUW Sunshine Coast will be selling handcrafted Christmas swags, full of local greenery, to support the Bursary Society’s program to provide educational bursaries to women on the Sunshine Coast. Come out and show your support Saturday December 7th from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Gibsons IGA., 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Gibsons IGA. cfuwsunshinecoast@gmail.com · http://www.cfuwsc.org
Sat Dec 7  Get Cozy at the Library: Hazards of Hampshire book launch: An independent woman, her dog, and murder. Throw in a Hampshire village and you have a perfect setting for a cozy… An afternoon of British treats, tea, and mystery with a reading from the inaugural book in the British Book Tour Mysteries series by Marion Crook, writing as Emma Dakin. Books for sale by Talewind Books., 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM, Free. Gibsons & District Public Library, 470 Fletcher Rd S, Gibsons. 604.886.2130 · aroutley@gibsons.bclibrary.ca · https://gibsons.bc.libraries.coop/explore/calendar/. Tickets: https://gibsons.bc.libraries.coop/explore/calendar/
Sat Dec 7  KidSport Annual Turkey Shoot: sponsored by all grocery stores on the Sunshine Coast and the Blackfish Pub. All proceeds raised go directly toward registration costs for sports for youth on the Coast. Join us for a fun-filled afternoon/evening. Two turkeys are raffled every 15 minutes from 4:30 pm to 8:00 pm, with additional raffles taking place at 8:00 pm. Help KidSport help the kids on the coast to play organized sport!, 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Blackfish Pub, 1100 Sunshine Coast Hwy, Gibsons. https://www.facebook.com/events/1161011440771223/
Sat Dec 7  “Choral Gifts Concert” A Cappella Strait and Choralations Children’s Choir: This concert features choral works on a theme of the "Three Wise Men" and their gifts . Janice Brunson conducts A Cappella Strait and Choralations Children's Choir. Tickets at Strait Music in Sechelt, The Blackberry Shop in lower Gibsons, and at the door. $20 Adults, $15 Students and Seniors, Children under 12 free, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM, $15 – $20. Highland Centre, 1710 Sunshine Coast Hwy (Entrance n Highland Road), Roberts Creek. Tickets: Tickets at Strait Music in Sechelt, The Blackberry Shop in lower Gibsons, and at the door $20 Adults, $15 Students and Seniors, Children under 12 free
Sat Dec 7  : Dare to be entertained by this festive orchestra playing singalong folk rock on wooden horns, drums, bass, accordion and ukulele. Hear a strong emphasis on vocal harmonies. Yes, you will have an opportunity to sing along, no pressure., 8:00 PM, $8 – $15. Roberts Creek Legion, 3064 Lower Rd, Roberts Creek. https://www.facebook.com/events/417435585607563/
Sun Dec 8  Book Launch and Signing: Domestic Dragon: A debut poetry book by Rosalee Stavroff. Enjoy hot chocolate while meeting the author. Books available at Talewind Books, Eco-Freako & directly from RosaleeStavroff@gmail.com, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM, Free. Eco-Freako, 1055 Roberts Creek Rd, Roberts Creek
Sun Dec 8  Santa in the Creek: 1:00-1:30: Sensitive Santa: a quieter time, with dimmed lights for those with special needs 1:30-3:30: Family Photos 3:30-4:00: Pet Photos 1pm-3:30: Cookie decorating, wood ornament painting, story-time corner (all by donation) Photos with Santa are $5 printed or digital Food Donations Welcome, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Roberts Creek Community Hall, 1309 Roberts Creek Road, Roberts Creek. 604.740.7738 or Danise 604.886.1371 · market@robertscreekcommunity.ca
Sun Dec 8  What’s Your Story? Sip & Clip: A fun evening of Altered Collage Mixed Media with Nadina Tandy, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM, $45. the Kube, 104 - 875 Gibsons Way, Gibsons. 778 462 2055 · info@thekube.ca · https://www.facebook.com/thekubestudios/photos/pcb.2680934581949683/2680934481949693/?type=3&__tn__=HH-R&eid=ARBPWaiG5cpG22jPw34FHNraInagYK-sb90M2cLiP_bxjunpAV9UIkQzF4ucjumvGsXdfVDCUPPWlWzJ. Tickets: e-transfer: info@nadinatandy.com
Mon Dec 9  Film Screening – “Mad Hot Ballroom”: Dec 9 & 10. Here’s some pre-Christmas magic — a charming and inspiring documentary profiling elementary classes from New York’s inner-city schools as they compete in a city-wide ballroom dancing competition. As much about life in general as about dancing, a central theme is the growth and maturation shown by the 11-year olds from their first awkward steps in rumba, swing, and tango classes, through to confidence and enthusiasm in the championship rounds. Members: $5, Non-Members: $9, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM, $5 – $9. Gibsons Heritage Playhouse, 662 North Rd, Gibsons. 604.886.2965 · ddyment@oratory.com · https://scfs.ca/. Tickets: at the door (doors at 7:00pm); members can purchase online
Fri Dec 13  A Prairie Christmas: the Janelle Nadeau Ensemble: Led by Janelle Nadeau, formerly of Winter Harp, on pedal harp and vocals, this ensemble performs A Prairie Christmas, a captivating concert of music to celebrate the season, honoring and cherishing special traditions with family and friends. Janelle is joined by Serena Eades and Medieval instrumentalist Joaquin Ayala, whose special collection of rare instruments dates back to the 9th century. Join these talented musicians as they take you on an enchanting journey into the living room of their memories, to a place where they will help create a new and lasting tradition., 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM, $10 – $25. Sunshine Coast Arts Centre, 5714 Medusa St, Sechelt. 604.885.5412 · info@sunshinecoastartscouncil.com · https://sunshinecoastartscouncil.com/events/the-nadeau-ensemble-a-prairie-christmas/. Tickets: https://sunshinecoastartscouncil.com/events/the-nadeau-ensemble-a-prairie-christmas/
Fri Dec 13  Winter Night Market: First Ever - Stay Tuned for details., 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Gibsons Public Market, 473 Gower Point Road, Gibsons
Sat Dec 14  Breakfast with Santa: Enjoy a delicious pancake and sausage breakfast, with hot chocolate, coffee and tea and have your picture taken with Santa. A family event withycarol singing, letter writing to Santa, face painting, guessing games and more., 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Halfmoon Bay Community School
Sat Dec 14  Last Chance Christmas Market: Saturday & Sunday, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Roberts Creek Community Hall, 1309 Roberts Creek Road, Roberts Creek
Sat Dec 14  Holiday Market Faire: Dec 14-15., 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Gibsons Public Market, 473 Gower Point Road, Gibsons. https://www.facebook.com/gibsonspublicmarket/photos/a.213533878819293/1272586242914046/?type=3&theater
Sat Dec 14  Tech Cafe: It’s time to make friends with your computer. Whether you have something to learn or something to teach, join us at the Tech Café. Drop by for coffee, tea, and tech help from your peers. Please note: You should never give passwords and other login info to anyone, including volunteers at Tech Café. Always keep this information secure., 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM, Free. Gibsons & District Public Library, 470 Fletcher Rd S, Gibsons. 604.886.2130 · aroutley@gibsons.bclibrary.ca · https://gibsons.bc.libraries.coop/event/tech-cafe/?instance_id=121870 · https://www.facebook.com/events/609781049559804/
Sat Dec 14  VALDY: The winner of two Juno Awards for Folk Singer of the Year and Folk Entertainer of the Year, and who has received seven additional Juno nominations. His fourteen albums have achieved sales of nearly half a million copies, four of which are certified gold. Of Canadian folk artists in the mid-1970s, only Gordon Lightfoot was more popular. “Valdy remains one of the country’s purest and most credible storytellers.” Toronto Star, 8:00 PM, $25. Gibsons Heritage Playhouse, 662 North Rd, Gibsons. 604 886-8998 · heritageplayhouse@telus.net · https://www.heritageplayhouse.com/events/valdy/ · https://www.facebook.com/heritageplayhouse/?ref=bookmarks. Tickets: https://share-there.com/index.php/showevent?eventid=151&eventinstance=127 or The Blackberry Shop - Gibsons / The Fish Market - Sechelt
Sat Dec 14  PR – Angry Snmowmans: Angry Snowmans have been bringing all the Christmas punk rock you never knew you needed since 2008. These disgruntled Elves of the North Pole do their best to reclaim the holiday by playing all your favorite punk rock songs with a festive lyrics., 9:30 PM. Wildwood Public House, 5987 Lund St, Powell River. 604 483 4044 · https://www.facebook.com/events/456739471866140/
Sun Dec 15  Holiday Hustle 5k/2k: Annual Christmas-themed run and walk event in Sechelt, with Santa hats for everyone, a ton of amazing draw prizes donated by local businesses, festive treats, hot chocolate and coffee, and live music! There's even a dance-walk division. Start and finish near the Seaside Centre, with post-race festivities indoors., 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM, $10 – $25. Seaside Centre, 5790 Teredo Street, Sechelt. 604-885-8849 · info@pacesetterathletic.club · https://pacesetterathletic.club/hh5k/ · https://www.facebook.com/SunshineCoastAthletics. Tickets: http://www.trackiereg.com/holiday-hustle-2019 or PaceSetter Athletic Footwear, Gibsons
Sun Dec 15  Sweet Scarlet Christmas Show: Sassy 6-member a cappella group, guaranteed to put a little va-va-voom in your Christmas!, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM, $25. Pender Harbour School of Music, 12956 Madeira Park Road, Madeira Park. http://penderharbourmusic.ca. Tickets: https://www.penderharbourmusic.ca or Harbour Insurance, Madeira Park; Strait Music, Sechelt

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