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

Wed Jun 16  3rd Annual Rockfish Art Festival: June 8 - 20 on display. Fundraiser for Nicholas Sonntag Marine Education Centre. Cutout wood Rockfish stencil are decorated by the local community and on display at Gibson Public Market June 8-20. Bidding to purchase is open during those dates. Watch for on-line bidding opportunity this year., 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Gibsons Public Market, 473 Gower Point Road, Gibsons. https://www.facebook.com/gibsonspublicmarket/photos/pcb.1740005212838811/1739999009506098/ · https://www.facebook.com/gibsonspublicmarket/photos/pcb.1740005212838811/1739999009506098/
Wed Jun 16  Dad & Me Story Walk: June 14 - 19. Celebrate Father's Day with a family Storywalk through the gardens at Rockwood Centre. All day event. Book provided by the Sunshine Coast Literacy Coalition., 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Rockwood Centre, 5511 Shorncliffe Ave, Sechelt. 604-885-3260
Wed Jun 16  Karen’s Art Experience – WATERS EDGE: $45 inclusive with beverage, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM, $45. CREATE, 6538 Sunshine Coast Hwy, Sechelt. 604-989-3345 · Createsechelt@telus.net · https://www.createbykaren.ca · http://facebook.com/createbyKaren
Wed Jun 16  Artist Exhibition: Landbase/Home – Caitlin ffrench: Landbase intersects ethnobotany, geology, and visual storytelling with wildcrafted pigments, ceramics, and textiles. Using natural materials Caitlin ffrench has built representations of her memories- mapping travels and life events into tangible objects. These works were made using the word Hiraeth as a catalyst; a longing or homesickness for a place that no longer exists. Each piece tells the story of a place or time that ffrench holds dear and where she feels that she left a part of herself., 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Free. FibreWorks Studio & Gallery, 12887 Sunshine Coast Highway, Madeira Park. 604.883.2380 · info@fibreworksgallery.com · https://www.fibreworksgallery.com/ · https://www.facebook.com/fwstudio.gallery/?ref=bookmarks
Wed Jun 16  Art Exhibition: Dionne Paul – Indigenous Land Based Practice: Dionne Paul (Ximiq) is an Indigenous artist and plant medicine woman, who co-creates with Mother Nature through harvesting natural materials and dyes to incorporate into her works of art. Some of her practice has moved into home decor where she brings the forest and nature inside with her resin works, moss creations and textile pieces. She collaborates with other Indigenous artists and settler allies. Reconciliation in action!, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Gibsons Public Art Gallery, 431 Marine Drive, Gibsons. 604 886 0531 · info@gpag.ca · https://gpag.ca/ · https://www.facebook.com/GibsonsPublicArtGallery
Wed Jun 16  Art Exhibition: ‘Heartache & Poetry’ Pauline Holden: to June 30. My goal is for us to normalize self expression for all body types, ethnicities, ages, sexual orientations, and gender identities without it being sexualized. With this project, I hope for you to see the heartache and poetry that each image holds. And for you to leave knowing the innate value of your own body and how it’s carried you through life so far., 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM. the Kube, 104 - 875 Gibsons Way, Gibsons. https://www.facebook.com/thekubestudios
Wed Jun 16  Art Exhibition: Singular/Serial – Contemporary Monoprinting: Greta Guzek, Jen Drysdale, Kim LaFave, Jennifer Love The Sunshine Coast Arts Council is delighted to host an exhibition of new work by four Sunshine Coast artists at the Doris Crowston Gallery in Sechelt. This exhibition showcases the diverse work of a group of artists who have, in their distinctly individual styles, been exploring the possibilities inherent in using monoprinting on a gel plate as an essential element in their process. The making of a hand-pulled print adds, in its process, an extra excitement to the final artwork., 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM, Free. Sunshine Coast Arts Centre, 5714 Medusa St., Sechelt. 604 885 5412 · info@sunshinecoastartscouncil.com · https://sunshinecoastartscouncil.com/singular-serial/
Wed Jun 16  Bugs first getogether: Beachcombers Ukulele Group Singers (BUGS). Bring a chair, your music stands, and whatever else you need. at the Gazebo behind Roberts Creek Library., 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM. https://www.facebook.com/groups/BeachcombersUkuleleGroupSunshineCoastBC/
Wed Jun 16  Farm Gate Market: Wednesdays 1:30 - 5:30pm. Year round presented by The Sunshine Coast Ecological Farmers Market Society. Selling local, organic, home made, best quality products to our community. Inside Masonic Hall and parking lot., 1:30 PM – 5:30 PM, Free. Masonic Hall, 1319 Roberts Creek Road, Roberts Creek. 604.993.0169 · farmgatemarket@gmail.com · https://www.facebook.com/Roberts-Creek-Farm-Gate-Market-1583068711944442/
Wed Jun 16  Roberts Creek Community Farm Market: COVID protocols in place! Masks mandatory. You can also pre-order products from 'The Farm' by Monday night to www.myfarmer.ca, 1:30 PM – 5:30 PM. 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/rccommunityfarmmarket · https://www.facebook.com/rccommunityfarmmarket
Wed Jun 16  Karen’s Art Experience – WATERS EDGE: $45 inclusive with beverage, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM, $45. CREATE, 6538 Sunshine Coast Hwy, Sechelt. 604-989-3345 · Createsechelt@telus.net · https://www.createbykaren.ca · http://facebook.com/createbyKaren
Wed Jun 16  PR – Up Town Summer Mid Week Market: Wednesdays to October. Great selection, farm fresh food, great people, fantastic freshly baked goods, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM. 4752 Joyce Ave, 4752 Joyce Ave, Powell River. https://www.facebook.com/uptownwintermarket/
Wed Jun 16  Ron Campbell LIVE on Facebook: Ron's latest virtual show of old-time Blues, Jazz and originals. With vocals, piano, guitar, harmonica and whatever else is laying around Ron's studio! June 16 - "50 Shades of Blue" Here’s the link: (will work even if you don't have a facebook account): http://facebook.com/roncampbellmusic/live/, 6:30 PM, By donation. Facebook. 604.414.4544 · ronc@ronc.net · http://facebook.com/roncampbellmusic/live/ · http://facebook.com/roncampbellmusic
Wed Jun 16  ‘Beauty in Botanicals’: Intro to Botanical Ink Drawing’: Join professional artist, Sarah Clement and dive into the inspiring world of botanical ink drawing. In this workshop we’ll explore the fundamentals of drawing botanicals. Through a series of exercises, we’ll discover how to create value, shapes, textures, light & shadow with ink. We’ll practice drawing different petals and leaves and then apply everything that we’ve learned to draw a beautiful floral wreath., 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM, $55.00. Zoom meeting. hello@sarahclement.com · https://www.sarahclement.com/workshop-offerings · https://www.facebook.com/sarahclementillustration
Wed Jun 16  Opportunity: Call for Exhibition Proposals 2022/2023: Deadline: June 30, 2021 @ 5pm. We welcome proposals each year for the Doris Crowston Gallery at the Sunshine Coast Arts Centre. We are now accepting applications for exhibitions for 2022/2023. We encourage proposals for exhibitions and artwork that will challenge visitors, provoke conversation and connect to pressing concerns of our time. While membership in the SCAC is not required in order to make a submission to the gallery, selected artists must become members if they are selected to exhibit. For more information visit sunshinecoastartscouncil.com/call-for-submissions/  , 8:30 PM, Free. Sunshine Coast Arts Centre, 5714 Medusa St., Sechelt. 604 885 5412 · info@sunshinecoastartscouncil.com · https://sunshinecoastartscouncil.com/call-for-submissions/
Wed Jun 16  Opportunity: Beautiful Mess: the joyful & random discovery of the artistic process: Deadline July 15: Every artist has had one: “a bad art day” – nothing works in the studio – you’ve just made a mess . . . A Beautiful Mess. This exhibition will allow the public access to the usually private process of creation, and allows a rare opportunity of peeking behind the curtain so to speak, beyond the final piece of art. FibreWorks is calling for applications to a curated exhibit exploring works that have been born of “happy accidents”. This will be a juried exhibit. We want all corners of the world and all fibre art mediums to be represented in this show., 8:30 PM, $30. FibreWorks Studio & Gallery, 12887 Sunshine Coast Highway, Madeira Park. https://www.fibreworksgallery.com/call-for-entries-beautiful-mess/#
Wed Jun 16  Opportunity: Calling all musicians @ Persephone Beer Farm: It’s time to bring live music back to The Beer Farm! We’re booking Saturday and Sunday afternoons throughout the summer. If you’d like to perform for our community please get in touch with Paul@thebeerfarm.ca and let’s jam!, 8:30 PM. Persephone Brewing, 1053 Stewart Road, Gibsons. https://www.facebook.com/PersephoneBrewing · https://www.facebook.com/PersephoneBrewing
Wed Jun 16  Opportunity: Vendors for Gibsons Farmers Market: Sundays 10am - 3pm all summer held at Persephone Brewing accepting applications for future markets here., 8:30 PM. Persephone Brewing, 1053 Stewart Road, Gibsons. https://www.persephonebrewing.com/farm-programs/gibsons-farmers-market
Wed Jun 16  Becoming Human: Roberts Creek artist and writer Jane Covernton has a new show up at her Little Gallery in the Garden. Called Becoming Human, it is an exploration of the some of the human archetypes using drawings, photos, photoshop, and colour, along with a little bit of story. She says it is “a shallow look at some deep subjects.” She has also published a new book with the same title using some of the images and a sort of essay/ poem. Covid protocols are being followed and viewing is by appointment. Text 604 989 9090., 8:30 PM, Free. 604 989 9090 · jcovernton@gmail.com · https://www.facebook.com/jane.covernton/
Wed Jun 16  Opportunity: Sign up for Canada Day Drive-by Parade: Free Registration $100 Prize for best float. Canada Day Sechelt is following all guidance from Vancouver Coastal Health and complying with all provincial COVID-19 health requirements. Get all the details here., 8:30 PM. sdba@dccnet.com · https://secheltdowntown.com/event/canada-day-2021
Wed Jun 16  Opportunities: Calling All Musicians/Bands: I know we aren't quite ready yet to start seeing live music yet, but I really want to see a lot of the new acts that have come to the coast! So we're looking for any musicians/bands looking to book shows or come out to open mic events at Tapworks Brewing Company in Lower Gibson's! Please DM Scott here  or email here for more info., 8:30 PM. Tapworks Brewing Co., 537 Cruice Lane, Gibsons. tapworkstrivia@gmail.com · https://www.gibsonstapworks.com/ · https://www.facebook.com/scott.collison.35
Wed Jun 16  Job Position: Gallery Coordinator and Events Assistant: Deadline June 25. The Sunshine Coast Arts Council is seeking an individual to fill the position of Gallery Coordinator and Events Assistant. Working closely with the Director/Curator and the Assistant Arts Administrator, the position will assist with the administrative support of the Arts Council and Arts Centre. The position will also help with gallery attendance, visitor engagement & exhibition management for our summer projects. This is a Young Canada Works position so applicants must be between the ages of 15-30. For more info visit sunshinecoastartscouncil.com/scac-employment/ Deadline is June 25, 8:30 PM, Free. Doris Crowston Gallery, SC Arts Centre, 5714 Medusa St, Sechelt. 604 885 5412 · info@sunshinecoastartscouncil.com · https://sunshinecoastartscouncil.com/scac-employment/
Wed Jun 16  Opportunity: Calling for Vendors: Hackett Park Arts and Crafts Fair: Fluid Deadline July 31. The Sunshine Coast Arts Council is thrilled to announce the return of the Hackett Park Arts & Crafts fair for 2021. We have been working closely with Vancouver Coastal Health to give our local artisan vendors a safe and exciting opportunity to share their works with our local community. We are now accepting applications from vendors! The fair is from August 14-15, 2021, at Hackett Park Cost of a booth begins at $125 For more info or to fill out an application visit our website sunshinecoastartscouncil.com/hackettpark/, 8:30 PM, $125 – $300. Sunshine Coast Arts Centre, 5714 Medusa St., Sechelt. 604 885 5412 · info@sunshinecoastartscouncil.com · https://sunshinecoastartscouncil.com/hackettpark/
Wed Jun 16  Online Live: Local Musicians – June 5 – 12th: Check out some of the Coast’s musicians sharing their music online … Click on the name for the link – Joe Stanton - guitar, vocals – Tuesday Night Live PR Cranberry Hall Coffeehouse - singer/songwriter night (1.02 hr) Lowry Olafson - guitar, vocals on a boat – ‘All I need to be is me” Alcvin Ryuzen Ramos - flute - ‘Binetsu (A slight Fever) by Nori Akagi Grant Olsen - guitar, vocals - original Matt Richards - vocals, guitar – ‘Beautiful Stranger’ by Madonna/William Orbit Dave Philley – guitar, vocals – ‘Good Morning Gibsons’, 9:51 PM. Online
Wed Jun 16  Online Live: Local Musicians – May 30 – June 5th: Check out some of the Coast’s musicians sharing their music online … Click on the name for the link – Mark Benson - vocals, guitar – Kirtan For The Universe Ecko Aleck - vocal, drum – Calling our children home Joe Stanton - guitar, vocals – Tuesday Night Live Ron Cambell - vocals, piano, guitar, harmonica – Wednesday Night Live Pat Buckna - guitar, vocals – “Save Your Breath” – original Robin Atchison - vocals, guitar – ‘Waiting for the 14’ original Steve Wright - vocals, guitar – Minecraft - original Ray McNally - vocals, guitar – ‘Salt In The Air’ original, 9:52 PM. Online
Thu Jun 17  Karen’s Art Experience – WATER LILIES: $45 inclusive with beverage You also have a choice of painting subject on a 12"X36" gallery canvas OR a trio installation for $75 - please call to register for this!, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM, $45. CREATE, 6538 Sunshine Coast Hwy, Sechelt. 604-989-3345 · Createsechelt@telus.net · https://www.createbykaren.ca · http://facebook.com/createbyKaren
Thu Jun 17  Short-run Exhibition: Carol Sawyer, Shadow Puppet: Screening "Shadow Puppet", video art by Vancouver-based artist Carol Sawyer, as well as a selection of photographs. Visitors are invited to take inspiration from the works and make their own shadow puppets in the performative space. Materials provided. Visit www.carolsawyer.net to learn more about the artist., 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. The Art Centre, 215 - 6975 Alberni St, Powell River. https://www.facebook.com/events/198628345450451?ref=newsfeed · https://www.facebook.com/events/198628345450451?ref=newsfeed
Thu Jun 17  Karen’s Art Experience – WATER LILIES: $45 inclusive with beverage You also have a choice of painting subject on a 12"X36" gallery canvas OR a trio installation for $75 - please call to register for this!, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM, $45. CREATE, 6538 Sunshine Coast Hwy, Sechelt. 604-989-3345 · Createsechelt@telus.net · https://www.createbykaren.ca · http://facebook.com/createbyKaren
Thu Jun 17  Live Music at John Henry’s Marina & Resort: Thursdays 4:00 - 7:00pm on the deck with Joe Stanton, vocals and guitar., 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Fri Jun 18  Botanical Gardens Open: Summer hours Fri-Tues, 11am-4pm. Covid-19 safety protocols in place. Check website for any changes. Admission is free for members; suggested $5 donation for non-members. Paths are for human walkers! Neither bicycles nor dogs are allowed. Service animals are always welcome, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Sunshine Coast Botanical Gardens, 5941 Mason Road, Sechelt. info@coastbotanicalgarden.org · https://coastbotanicalgarden.org/ · https://www.facebook.com/coastbotanicalgarden
Fri Jun 18  Free Ukelele Jam: Fridays. Join us for a fun Uke session of socially-distanced playing and singing. Even if you’re “rusty” or relatively new to playing you are most welcome to join us. Music is provided, just bring your uke and laughter. Sorry full till further notice. Contact 604.885.3260 for more info., 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM
Fri Jun 18  Gibsons and District Chamber of Commerce AGM with guest speakers: We will present a review of our activities this past challenging year and what is ahead as we move into the BC Covid Restart schedule. Guest Speakers: Members of the Sunshine Coast COVID-19 Physician Task Force, Dr. Jennifer Baxter and Dr. Ted Krickan. Established last March, this task force has been providing frequent communication to our community regarding Covid-19 developments on the Sunshine Coast. During our AGM, they will provide us with an overview of the direct impact Covid has had on the Sunshine Coast. Questions are welcome! Please send to exec@gibsonschamber.com. Register for Zoom link here., 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM. Zoom. https://www.facebook.com/gibsonschamber/photos/a.10150716781381395/10158292533166395 · https://www.facebook.com/gibsonschamber
Fri Jun 18  Outdoor Breathwork & Yoga: Join Melissa and Riley for a lighthearted session of breathwork and yoga held outdoors in beautiful Halfmoon Bay. Connect with nature, connect with others, and connect with yourself. All levels welcome Contact sacredwellnessarts@gmail.com or wildmoonsoul@gmail.com for more information or to reserve your spot., 4:30 PM – 5:45 PM, $20. https://www.facebook.com/treehuggingyogi/photos/a.1920015771543774/2885638141648194/ · https://www.facebook.com/treehuggingyogi/photos/a.1920015771543774/2885638141648194/
Fri Jun 18  Live Music at the Clubhouse: Eddy Edrik: Live Music returns to the outdoor patio. You can feel comfortable & confident, as we adhere to all BC Public Health Protocols. To reserve: 604.883.9542, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM. The Clubhouse Restaurant, 13823 SC Hwy, Pender Harbour. 604 883 9542 · https://www.the-clubhouse-restaurant.com/ · https://www.facebook.com/TheClubhousePH/?ref=page_internal
Fri Jun 18  PR – Ron Campbell at the Seasider: The Seasider Bistro is open again! Join the fun every Friday evening for great food, Powell River's best patio view, orcas, eagles - and Ron Campbell's LIVE music Fri at 5:00 pm. Old-time Blues and Jazz from a master musician and entertainer., 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM, Free. Seaside Bistro, 101-7074 Westminster St, Powell River. http://facebook.com/roncampbellmusic
Fri Jun 18  Opportunity: Responsive Neighbourhood Small Grants: Responsive Neighbourhood Small Grants (NSG) provides grants of up to $500 for projects that connect people socially or involve sharing skills or talents with each other. Projects must stay within guidelines for physical distancing. Get more information here., 8:30 PM, Free. 604.875.9111 ext. 118 · yperezvertti@anhbc.org · https://neighbourhoodsmallgrants.ca/our-grants/neighbourhood-small-grants/ · https://www.facebook.com/NSGNetwork
Sat Jun 19  Sechelt Farmers & Artisans Market Open: Saturdays to September 25. Get your reusable bags ready, and join us now with our new market extension for an outdoor shopping experience!⁣ ⁣We will be practicing physical distancing by adhering to a one way flow and ask everyone to be mindful of keeping 6 feet from their fellow shoppers. Hand sanitizer is on hand and masks are required.⁣ ⁣ Hours are ⁣9am - 2:30pm, 9:00 AM – 2:30 PM. Cowrie/Shorncliffe Parking Lot, Sechelt. http://www.secheltmarket.com/ · https://www.facebook.com/secheltmarket
Sat Jun 19  Nia fitness classes outside: Nia ~ Love how you feel! Nia is a movement practice that fuses dance, martial arts and yoga while expressing your individuality. Every class is a joyful journey that positively affects the way you feel, look, and approach life. Nia classes are led to soul-stirring music in more than 45 countries. To meet the current requirements of Covid social distancing, Dhyana's classes are now being taught outside, rain or shine, to an enthusiastic following at the gazebo in Dougall Park, lower Gibsons, 10-11am on Tuesdays and Saturdays. Drop-in $15; 4x card $50; 8x card $90., 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Dougall Park, 516 Gower Point Road, Gibsons. 604.886.9737 · https://www.innermoves.com/niah-1
Sat Jun 19  PR – Powell River Farmers’ Market: Saturday 10:30 - 12:30; Sunday 12:30 - 2:30. 8 to Sep 25-26. An old-fashioned, country-style market selling fresh, locally grown farm and garden produce, home baking, honey, soap, woodcrafts, jewelry, and a variety of original items hand-crafted by local artisans., 10:30 AM. Paradise Valley Exhibition Park, McLeod Road, Powell River. 604.344.0021 · jesseblack@gmail.com · https://www.facebook.com/powellriverfarmersmarket/ · https://www.facebook.com/powellriverfarmersmarket/
Sat Jun 19  Madeira Market: Saturdays to Sept 4. Vendors, plants, crafts, pet supplies and more. (Tables/space $10. Book at 604.989.0851) Proceeds to Pender Harbour Community Club.  , 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Madeira Gardens (across from IGA)
Sat Jun 19  Harbour Gallery Summer Opening: The artists of Harbour Gallery have been busy getting ready for 2021 summer season. The collection includes our "What Covid Has Meant To Me" collaborative project. This year we will be open for our regular hours: Saturdays, 11 am to 4 pm in June and September, and every day in July and August, 11 am to 4 pm., 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Free. Pender Harbour Gallery, 12954 Madeira Park Rd, Madeira Park. https://www/facebook.com/pages/category/Art/Harbour-Gallery-Madeira-Park-1130791950426386/ · https://www/facebook.com/pages/category/Art/Harbour-Gallery-Madeira-Park-1130791950426386/
Sat Jun 19  Science World: It’s amazing, it’s confounding, it’s SCIENCE! Untangle scientific mysteries with a virtual presentation from Science World! This exciting event will fill up soon so register early! This event will be held over Zoom. Register here. Zoom invites will be emailed a week before the event., 11:45 AM. Zoom. https://gibsons.bc.libraries.coop/event/science-world/?instance_id=140906
Sat Jun 19  Live Music @ Persephone: Saturday and Sundays, outside and acoustic., 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM, Free. Persephone Brewing, 1053 Stewart Road, Gibsons. https://www.persephonebrewing.com/
Sat Jun 19  Dragonflies of the Sunshine Coast with Rand Rudland: Rand has published the “Odonates of the Sunshine Coast”, a photographic and detailed description field guide of a similar style to the “Butterflies of the Sunshine Coast”. Odonates include both dragonflies and damselflies and are collectively referred to as “odes” by enthusiasts of the order. He will explore the lifecycles and share identification tips on the more common of the 44 known species of dragonflies and damselflies inhabiting the waterways, marshes, lakes and forest openings of the Sunshine Coast. Pre-register here., 3:00 PM. Online. info@coastbotanicalgarden.org · https://coastbotanicalgarden.org/
Sat Jun 19  Live Music at Backeddy Resort and Marina: Saturdays 4:00 - 7:00pm  on the patio until further notice., 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Backeddy Resort & Marina, 16660 Backeddy Road, Egmont. 604-883-2298 · https://www.facebook.com/BackeddyResort/ · https://www.facebook.com/BackeddyResort/
Sat Jun 19  Live Music at John Henry’s Marina & Resort: Saturdays on the deck, 4:00 - 7:00pm weather permitting with Eddy Edrik, guitar & vocals., 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM. John Henry’s Marina & Resort, 4907 Pool Rd, Garden Bay. 604.883.2336 · info@johnhenrys.ca · https://www.johnhenrys.ca/ · https://www.facebook.com/johnhenryspenderharbour
Sun Jun 20  Outdoor Summer Yoga: Oceanfront Yoga Practice for all levels and all bodies. Jenna Olsthoorn, RMT + RYT presents twice weekly guided yoga classes at Chaster House in Gibsons BC. Please sign up in advance. Plenty of space to be apart, together. Fridays -630pm (slow-flow, suitable for newer students) Sundays -830am (Sunday morning stretch, suitable for those with some yoga experience) 75 min classes each. Guidance inwards, conscious breathing, stress management, body relief, heart-centered., 8:30 AM – 9:45 AM, $15 – $20. Chaster House, 1532 Ocean Beach Espl, Gibsons. 604 966 4060 · jenna.olsthoorn@gmail.com · www.onetreewellness.ca · https://www.facebook.com/jennaolsthoorn/
Sun Jun 20  Grandmothers & Grand Others Father’s Day Pie Sale: To purchase our fresh frozen, ready to bake, generous fruit pies. Contact: Maggie, West Sechelt, 604.885.3312; Lynda, Gibsons 604.886.9381; Alison, Robert's Creek 604.989.1207. Delicious, fresh baked, rhubarb and custard pies are ready to order. Contact: Gail, Wilson Creek 604.885.5348.  , 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Sun Jun 20  Live Music at the Clubhouse: Poppa Greg: Live Music on the outdoor patio. You can feel comfortable & confident, as we adhere to all BC Public Health Protocols. To reserve: 604.883.9542., 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM, $5. The Clubhouse Restaurant, 13823 SC Hwy, Pender Harbour. 604 883 9542 · https://www.facebook.com/photo/?fbid=10225521558091643&set=gm.10157771287092621 · https://www.facebook.com/TheClubhousePH/?ref=page_internal
Tue Jun 22  Karen’s Art Experience – STEPPING STONE & GLASS GEM POT: $45 inclusive with beverage You learn to make a reinforced stepping stone decorated with rocks made with layers of paint to make beautiful designs and a 4" clay pot to paint and decorate with glass gems for a plant or decorative candle., 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM, $45. CREATE, 6538 Sunshine Coast Hwy, Sechelt. 604-989-3345 · Createsechelt@telus.net · https://www.createbykaren.ca · http://facebook.com/createbyKaren
Tue Jun 22  PR – Mothers for Recovery: Tuesdays. Drop in Mothers for Recovery support + activity groups. Chat, snacks, and connect with us. Children are welcome. You define recovery for yourself - all are welcome here. Transportation supports available - text/call Carlie at 604-223-9497 at 4640 Manson Ave, Powell River, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. https://www.familyfriendlypowellriver.ca/events/list/
Tue Jun 22  Weekly Plant Sales at the Botanical Gardens: Until further notice. We have a great selection of perennials, shrubs, and a few trees looking for the forever homes. Park in the Volunteer parking lot (the southernmost gate) off of Mason Road., 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Sunshine Coast Botanical Gardens, 5941 Mason Road, Sechelt. info@coastbotanicalgarden.org · https://coastbotanicalgarden.org/ · http://www.facebook.com/coastbotanicalgarden
Tue Jun 22  Karen’s Art Experience – STEPPING STONE & GLASS GEM POT: $45 inclusive with beverage You learn to make a reinforced stepping stone decorated with rocks made with layers of paint to make beautiful designs and a 4" clay pot to paint and decorate with glass gems for a plant or decorative candle., 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM, $45. CREATE, 6538 Sunshine Coast Hwy, Sechelt. 604-989-3345 · Createsechelt@telus.net · https://www.createbykaren.ca · http://facebook.com/createbyKaren
Tue Jun 22  PR – Powell River Photo Competition Photo Display: Virtual Display . All of the submissions from this year’s photo competition will be displayed and the winners will be announced. To register email mmerlino@prpl.ca, 4:00 PM – 4:30 PM. Zoom. 604 485 4796 · https://prpl.ca/event/powell-river-photo-competition-photo-display/?instance_id=46487
Tue Jun 22  Tuesday Night Live with Joe Stanton: A virtual house concert on Facebook live every Tuesday at 6pm @joestantonmusic, 6:00 PM. Facebook
Wed Jun 23  Karen’s Art Experience – WATER LILIES: $45 inclusive with beverage You also have a choice of painting subject on a 12"X36" gallery canvas OR a trio installation for $75 - please call to register for this!, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM, $45. CREATE, 6538 Sunshine Coast Hwy, Sechelt. 604-989-3345 · Createsechelt@telus.net · https://www.createbykaren.ca · http://facebook.com/createbyKaren
Wed Jun 23  Karen’s Art Experience – WATER LILIES: $45 inclusive with beverage You also have a choice of painting subject on a 12"X36" gallery canvas OR a trio installation for $75 - please call to register for this!, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM, $45. CREATE, 6538 Sunshine Coast Hwy, Sechelt. 604-989-3345 · Createsechelt@telus.net · https://www.createbykaren.ca · http://facebook.com/createbyKaren
Thu Jun 24  Karen’s Art Experience – HUMMINGBIRD (mixed media): $45 inclusive with beverage, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM, $45. CREATE, 6538 Sunshine Coast Hwy, Sechelt. 604-989-3345 · Createsechelt@telus.net · https://www.createbykaren.ca · http://facebook.com/createbyKaren
Thu Jun 24  Card Making with Ruth Moore: Registration required. Come into the library or call (604) 885-3260 to book your spot and receive Zoom Link. (Space is limited). This class will be run over Zoom. Card Supplies will be available to pick up at the Sechelt Library – you will need your own glue, tape, and scissors.  , 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Zoom. 604-885-3260 · https://sechelt.bc.libraries.coop/files/2021/05/June-Program-Guide.pdf
Thu Jun 24  Karen’s Art Experience – HUMMINGBIRD (mixed media): $45 inclusive with beverage, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM, $45. CREATE, 6538 Sunshine Coast Hwy, Sechelt. 604-989-3345 · Createsechelt@telus.net · https://www.createbykaren.ca · http://facebook.com/createbyKaren
Fri Jun 25  Stitchin’ with Sam: Learn basic crochet stitches a very cool project with Sam. Call 604-885-3260 or visit the library to sign up., 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Zoom. 604-885-3260 · https://sechelt.bc.libraries.coop/files/2021/05/June-Program-Guide.pdf
Fri Jun 25  Live Music at the Clubhouse: Peter Van Trio – Jennifer Mauel: Patrons will be comfortable and safe while enjoying the beautiful setting, great food, friendly service and awesome music! Musicians will be playing on the spacious deck, weather permitting. Seating is limited so be sure to come early. Reserve at 604.883.9542., 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM, $5. The Clubhouse Restaurant, 13823 SC Hwy, Pender Harbour. 604 883 9542 · https://www.the-clubhouse-restaurant.com/
Sat Jun 26  Whale of a Sale: Fundraiser for St Hilda's. A little bit of everything.  , 9:30 AM – 1:00 PM. St Hilda’s Anglican Church, 5838 Barnacle, Sechelt. 604.885.5019 · admin@sthilda.ca · http://www.sthilda.ca/events/whale-of-a-sale--600/2021-06-26
Sat Jun 26  Repair Cafe: We’re so excited to host the Repair Cafe again on the last Saturday of the month.  Bring your small appliances and other items for free repairs. We’ll be set up outside the library under a tent and will help you bring new life to your old appliances., 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Gibsons & District Public Library, 470 Fletcher Rd S, Gibsons
Sat Jun 26  BRINGING ITALY TO YOU with Carmelo Sortino: June 26 - 27. CREATE is partnering with Carmelo Sortino (professional oil artist and certified chef) for an amazing one-of-a-kind 2 day workshop June 26-27, 2021 - 10:30am - 4:00pm - ALL SUPPLIES & SUNDAY LUNCH INCL. The subject is Three Pears - a still life which will be given away in a draw to a very lucky workshop participant - over $1,000 value! Saturday - Carmelo will start with a demonstration of the pears and you will begin your painting, break for lunch and finish day. Sunday - finish up painting and Carmelo will do a live cooking class of a beautiful Sicilian pasta with eggplant luncheon for you!, 10:30 AM – 4:00 PM, $250. CREATE, 6538 Sunshine Coast Hwy, Sechelt. 604-989-3345 · Createsechelt@telus.net · https://www.createbykaren.ca · http://facebook.com/createbyKaren
Sat Jun 26  Talking Trees Complimentary Tour: SC Pride Month Celebration presented by Aboriginal & Eco Tours BC  Talking Trees is a leisurely walking tour that explores how our people connected to the land and utilized the forest for food, medicine and technology. This event is a community event to celebrate Pride, our rich diversity and togetherness. RSVP at https://www.aboriginalecotours.com/.../talking-trees..., 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM. 1 800 605 4643
Sat Jun 26  SC Streamkeepers Roberts Creek riparian arearestoration: The riparian zones are so important to the health of a creeks salmon! We will be removing the invasive plants near Roberts Creek. We continue to host this event at this location on the last Saturday of the month, June 26th. DIRECTIONS: You will find us at the Lower Road bridge beside the Roberts Creek Legion and about 1 block from Gumboot Cafe., 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. 604 614 9814 · scstreamkeepers@gmail.com · https://sunshinecoaststreamkeepers.com/events/ · https://www.facebook.com/events/485708089181156?ref=newsfeed
Sat Jun 26  PR – Spirit of the Vessel: 4 weeks, 1:30pm - 4:30pm. A ceramic coil building technique workshop. Build pots or sculpture, ancient or sophisticated in appearace, with this magical Pueblo Pottery technique. By Su Bornstein. 6 students, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM, $130. Tidal Art Centre, 9971 Finn Bay Rd, Lund. https://www.facebook.com/photo/?fbid=10165566020770654&set=a.10150262060980654
Sat Jun 26  Community Garden Workshop/Tour: Community garden and urban agriculture planning and development: Exploring emergent design processes at work. There is a new urban agriculture garden project coming to town.   Join project consultant, permaculture enthusiast and builder Charlie Durrant on a tour of the in development garden and to hear more about the emergent design process involved in building out a community driven, collaborative garden project. The project already involves a host of generous Sunshine Coast businesses, organizations and supporters. Help throw some soil into boxes at the end and maybe even plant some things to help get this exciting new urban agriculture site growing strong this summer. Meet at NEW Gibsons Community Garden Site (Industrial Way; behind the Wendy's and Tim Hortons), 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM. https://www.facebook.com/onestrawsociety
Sun Jun 27  Art Exhibition: Singular/Serial – Contemporary Monoprinting: Greta Guzek, Jen Drysdale, Kim LaFave, Jennifer Love The Sunshine Coast Arts Council is delighted to host an exhibition of new work by four Sunshine Coast artists at the Doris Crowston Gallery in Sechelt. This exhibition showcases the diverse work of a group of artists who have, in their distinctly individual styles, been exploring the possibilities inherent in using monoprinting on a gel plate as an essential element in their process. The making of a hand-pulled print adds, in its process, an extra excitement to the final artwork., 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM, Free. Sunshine Coast Arts Centre, 5714 Medusa St., Sechelt. 604 885 5412 · info@sunshinecoastartscouncil.com · https://sunshinecoastartscouncil.com/singular-serial/
Sun Jun 27  Gibsons Landing Jazz Festival – Virtual – Free: We have pre-recorded the bands live in various Covid safe locations and will bring them all together, complete with an MC for you to view live on YouTube on Sunday, June 27th at 1:00pm. Please join us in the comments section and show your support and a little love to keep our festival alive and strong for years to come. There will be a prize draw for those making a donation to the festival. You will also have the opportunity to view again and make a donation anytime up to July 4 to go in the draw. View on Youtube Also available on Eastlink Community TV., 1:00 PM – 3:45 PM. 604.740.5825 · info@coastjazz.com · http://coastjazz.com/ · https://www.facebook.com/coastjazz
Tue Jun 29  Karen’s Art Experience – WATERS EDGE: $45 inclusive with beverage, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM, $45. CREATE, 6538 Sunshine Coast Hwy, Sechelt. 604-989-3345 · Createsechelt@telus.net · https://www.createbykaren.ca · http://facebook.com/createbyKaren
Tue Jun 29  Karen’s Art Experience – WATERS EDGE: $45 inclusive with beverage, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM, $45. CREATE, 6538 Sunshine Coast Hwy, Sechelt. 604-989-3345 · Createsechelt@telus.net · https://www.createbykaren.ca · http://facebook.com/createbyKaren
Wed Jun 30  Karen’s Art Experience – HUMMINGBIRD (mixed media): $45 inclusive with beverage, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM, $45. CREATE, 6538 Sunshine Coast Hwy, Sechelt. 604-989-3345 · Createsechelt@telus.net · https://www.createbykaren.ca · http://facebook.com/createbyKaren
Wed Jun 30  Karen’s Art Experience – HUMMINGBIRD (mixed media): $45 inclusive with beverage, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM, $45. CREATE, 6538 Sunshine Coast Hwy, Sechelt. 604-989-3345 · Createsechelt@telus.net · https://www.createbykaren.ca · http://facebook.com/createbyKaren
Thu Jul 1  Canada Day 2021 Sechelt Drive-By Parade: From the comfort of your front lawn, balcony, or driveway, you can participate in Sechelt’s Canada Day Drive-By Parade. Want to be in the parade? Register your vehicle online to join the fun. Please note that participants must remain inside their vehicle at all times (i.e. no riding in the back of a pick-up or on a flat deck). Find the details and route here., 10:00 AM – 1:30 PM. sdba@dccnet.com · https://secheltdowntown.com/event/canada-day-2021
Thu Jul 1  Gigi Hoeller Gallery Super Show: July 1, 2, 3 & 4. Annual Long Weekend Event. This year Gigi is presenting her 'Doll Wall' with all it's crazy creative characters as well as a show and sale of her older works that are usually stored away throughout the year.  , 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Gigi Hoeller Art Gallery, 8000 Birch Way, Halfmoon Bay. 604-885-6650 · gigi@gigibutterfly.com · https://www.facebook.com/photo/?fbid=10157994108477233&set=a.10155697505062233 · https://www.facebook.com/gigibutterfly
Thu Jul 1  Harbour Gallery Summer Opening: The artists of Harbour Gallery have been busy getting ready for 2021 summer season. The collection includes our "What Covid Has Meant To Me" collaborative project. This year we will be open for our regular hours: Saturdays, 11 am to 4 pm in June and September, and every day in July and August, 11 am to 4 pm., 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Pender Harbour Gallery, 12954 Madeira Park Rd, Madeira Park. https://www/facebook.com/pages/category/Art/Harbour-Gallery-Madeira-Park-1130791950426386/ · https://www/facebook.com/pages/category/Art/Harbour-Gallery-Madeira-Park-1130791950426386/
Thu Jul 1  Free Canada Day ‘Boat Only’ Live Concert: With the Peter Van Deuren Trio. on the Mellquist's dock on the north side of Gunboat Bay. Please arrive a little early and try to be at anchor or quiet with motors off by around 2pm.  Please be Covid physically distance aware., 2:00 PM
Thu Jul 1  Roberts Creek Legion Re-Opens: We are going to do things a little differently this year. The feeling amongst the executive is that a 'Canada Day as usual' is not appropriate right now. Instead we are dedicating the day to the children who died - as well as those that survived - in the residential system. The day is envisioned as a celebration of our possible future as opposed to a celebration of our colonial past. All donations are going the the missing children's fund, performers have graciously donated their performances. We will be opening @ 4pm with live performances on the outdoor stage, as well as a BBQ. This is an outdoor event, covid precautions will be in place for everyone's` safety., 4:30 PM. Roberts Creek Legion, 3064 Lower Rd, Roberts Creek. https://www.facebook.com/robertscreeklegion · https://www.facebook.com/robertscreeklegion
Thu Jul 1  Soulshine Garden Concert Series: Thursdays July 1 to Aug 26, 7-9pm. We will celebrate a variety of music genres with top notch Canadian artists, all in a safe outdoor space together. Musicians include: Valdy, Deanna Knight Tree-O, Chris Ronald Trio, The Myrtle Sisters, The Burying Ground, Dawn Pemberton, Oliver Swain, D & Hot Club of Mars. Suggested artist donation: $25 and up. RSVP by email or phone. DtheSinger@gmail.com / 604.362.1280. Include the show you would like to attend, the number of seats you would like to request and you will be directed from there. These concerts are all LIMITED SEATING (currently 50.... including artists and crew) follow Covid regulations., 7:00 PM, $25. Secret Beach Garden Stage, 995 Gradview Rd, Gibsons. dthesinger@gmail.com · https://www.facebook.com/photo/?fbid=10158923371560189&set=a.174101145188 · https://www.facebook.com/deannajknight
Sat Jul 3  Embellishing with free style Machine Embroidery with Nell Burns: July 3-4. This 2-day workshop will expose many secrets of machine embroidery and allow you to fully understand just what your machine can do. This is a sample based class where we will explore the possibilities of embellishing a variety of surfaces with free motion embroidery using different fabrics, yarns and threads. The techniques taught can be applied to any stitchable surface to further define shapes, create textures and dimension and create an embossed effect. By experimenting with these techniques, you will discover the possibilities and options are endless. You will produce a range of samples i, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM, $195.. FibreWorks Studio & Gallery, 12887 Sunshine Coast Highway, Madeira Park. https://www.fibreworksgallery.com/embellishing-with-free-style-machine-embroidery-with-nell-burns/ · https://www.facebook.com/fwstudio.gallery/
Mon Jul 5  Gibsons School of the Arts Workshops: Check for hours. We are excited to announce we will be running our summer workshops for 2021! All our workshops are taught by accomplished artists/instructors. For more details including our new venue, High Beam Dreams, check out our newly updated website. www.gibsonsartschool.net Weekly from July 5 to August 26th. All classes will observe Covid safe procedures., 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. High Beam Dreams, 350 Glassford Rd., Gibsons, BC. 604 840-1344 or 604 886-0075 · contact@gibsonsartschool.net · http://gibsonsartschool.net/index.html · https://www.facebook.com/GibsonsSchooloftheArts
Tue Jul 6  Dungeons & Dragons at the Library: Adventure begins at the library! Come and delve into the fantastic stories of Dungeons and Dragons and take part in creative story gaming. Join the party for exciting adventures in imagination every Tuesday at the Sechelt Library. New players welcome. Call 604-885-3260 or email info@sechelt.bclibrary.ca to register., 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Sechelt Library Community Room, 5797 Cowrie St, Sechelt. 604-885-3260 · https://www.facebook.com/events/233896888213054/?acontext=%7B%22event_action_history%22%3A[%7B%22surface%22%3A%22page%22%7D]%7D · https://www.facebook.com/events/233896888213054/?acontext=%7B%22event_action_history%22%3A[%7B%22surface%22%3A%22page%22%7D]%7D
Thu Jul 8  YMCA Virtual Campfire and Benefit Concert: Kick off summer with an unforgettable Virtual Campfire and Benefit Concert on July 8 to support the YMCA Camp Elphinstone! Get your ticket today! This all-ages event will include traditional campfire songs, riddles, and a variety of musical performances including: Juno Award winners Dan Mangan and Joel Plaskett along with Partner, Hunnah and more! Popular Youtuber and Y camp alumni @DownieLive will be emceeing the concert. Virtual Campfire, will bring our families, alumni and friends together and raise funds for the YMCA, to ensure children and youth reach their fill potential., 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM, $20. Zoom. 6043282262 · lisa.stiver@gv.ymca.ca · https://www.gv.ymca.ca/events/campfire
Sat Jul 10  SC Streamkeepers Chapman Creek Ivy Pull: Second Saturday of the month. Please join us as we continue to remove the ivy from the trees and ground! We are restoring the riparian zone beside the Chapman Creek. We ask that everyone that attends wear a mask and be mindful of physical distancing throughout the event. Thank you! DIRECTIONS: You will find us at Brookman Park at the Chapman Creek Road bridge on Hwy 101. There is a parking lot on the northern side of highway. If you have any questions, please send an email to scstreamkeepers@gmail.com, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. 604 614 9814 · scstreamkeepers@gmail.com · https://sunshinecoaststreamkeepers.com/events/ · https://www.facebook.com/events/1942403812591477?ref=newsfeed
Sun Jul 11  Definitely Diva featuring Miles Black: Matinee 1:00PM : Evening 4:30PM.. With Lynne Dickson, Wendy Hibberd and Patrice Pollack and special guest Miles Black. These women sing in their unmatched style, they sing with sass and add in a heavy dose of humour. Limited Seating. All COVID Safety Protocols will be in effect. Event subject to Public Health Orders. Limited Seating. Tickets: solo $45, Couple $85, Household of 4 $160, Household of 6 $220. (Tickets price includes one beverage) Tickets on eventbrite.ca, 1:00 PM – 7:00 PM. High Beam Dreams, 350 Glassford Rd., Gibsons, BC. https://www.facebook.com/highbeamdreams · https://www.facebook.com/events/779987106018809/?acontext=%7B%22ref%22%3A%2252%22%2C%22action_history%22%3A%22[%7B%5C%22surface%5C%22%3A%5C%22share_link%5C%22%2C%5C%22mechanism%5C%22%3A%5C%22share_link%5C%22%2C%5C%22extra_data%5C%22%3A%7B%5C%22invite_link_id%5C%22%3A537591237247698%7D%7D]%22%7D
Mon Jul 12  Beachcombers Advanced Toastmasters: Join us on the second Monday of each month to improve your speaking and leadership skills. Meet in a supportive environment where we are all learning to hone our skills., 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM. Zoom meeting. 604-886-8278 · dawnhfmiller@gmail.com · https://beachcombers.toastmastersclubs.org/
Wed Jul 14  Kid’s Summer Camps: July 14-16; July 21-23; July 28-30. Ages 8-13. This year we are delighted to offer 3 kid’s summer workshops in July. Each workshop combines art making with outdoor exploration.  In the morning participants learn to weave, collage or paint led by a senior artist/teacher. In the afternoon, walks and discussions take over as we explore natural spaces near the Art Centre. Workshops run 10:00 – 3:00 each day, with a break provided for lunch. Participants must bring their own lunch, a water bottle and a mask for any indoor activities. For more info or to register visit sunshinecoastartscouncil.com/camps/, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM, $120 – $150. Sunshine Coast Arts Centre, 5714 Medusa St., Sechelt. 604 885 5412 · info@sunshinecoastartscouncil.com · https://sunshinecoastartscouncil.com/camps/

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