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

Mon Nov 30  Art Exhibition: Zoom 10 Year Anniversary Art Exhibit: Nov 20 - Dec 15. A showcase of who's who in the Sunshine Coast arts scene marks 10 years of Zoom Magazine's celebration of local art. More info:  , 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. One Flower One Leaf Gallery, Sunnycrest Mall, 900 Gibsons Way, Gibsons.
Mon Nov 30  A pottery Sale for Unprecedented Times: Creek Clayworks Studio is Open throughout December. Elaine Futterman & Mike Allegretti invite you to drop in or phone 604.885.2395. Covid safe shopping; masks required., 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Creek Clayworks Pottery Studio, 1738 Lockyer Rd., Roberts Creek. 604-885-2395 ·
Mon Nov 30  The Fountain of Uke: Ukulele Group with Mark Trevis, 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM. Sechelt Seniors Activity Centre, 5604 Trail Ave, Sechelt. 604.808.0034
Mon Nov 30  Virtual Open Board Forum with VCH: This meeting is dedicated to our communities in Sea to Sky, Sunshine Coast, Powell River and the Central Coast including Bella Coola and Bella Bella. Open to the public, our virtual Open Board Forum is an opportunity to join a conversation with our Board and for us to hear from you. The Board Chair and senior leaders will provide updates on COVID-19 as - more than ever - we want to stay connected to our communities in our Coastal region. The meeting will stream online. We invite you to send questions in advance to Register here., 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Mon Nov 30  Monday Night Trivia – Going Virtual Temporarily: We want to keep that trivia going while you're at home staying safe! So come on down to Tapworks (with your mask on) to grab some pints to take home!! Then get your trivia fix from the comfort of your own couch!!! Fun-filled, whacky trivia hosted by amazing hosts! One part skill-testing and 2 parts goofy, Monday Night Trivia is sure to have you laughing. More info, 7:00 PM. Tapworks Brewing Co., 537 Cruice Lane, Gibsons. ·
Mon Nov 30  Sunshine Coast Community Solar Association: AGM: Guest speaker Bruce Morris, will talk about the 100kw solar array recently installed on Trail Bay Mall and directors will recap the very interesting year we've had and our upcoming plans. Request the Zoom code by emailing, 7:00 PM. Zoom.
Mon Nov 30  Serendipity Christmas Craft Fair – Online: to Dec 13th. Featuring local artisans and crafters. The event supports the charitable activities of the Serendipity Child Development Society and the Madeira Park Elementary PAC. While it isn't possible to come together in person, we invite artisans and the Sunshine Coast community to come together ONLINE to shop locally and support children and families. We welcome you to browse this site — new goodies will be added weekly. Our volunteers will assemble your order to make pick up easy. Visit HERE to view., 8:29 PM, Free. Virtual. ·
Mon Nov 30  Studio/Gallery Xmas Sale: RoseAnn Janzen: Viewings to Dec. 30 by appointment.  Paintings, prints, cards, driftwood sculpture and more. Safety protocols observed. Contact  or  telephone  604 886-0936, 8:29 PM. 604-886-0936 · ·
Mon Nov 30  Opportunity: Call for Artists: Deadline Dec 7th. The District of Sechelt is inviting photographers residing on the Sunshine Coast to submit a photo of Sechelt for consideration as a new photomural inside municipal hall. The selected photograph will be made into a large-scale vinyl appliqué and mounted on the wall behind the main reception desk., 8:30 PM, Free. 604-885-1986 · ·
Mon Nov 30  Opportunity: Hold a Virtual Workshop: from The Arts Building in Gibsons. We offer a safe, affordable, large space to teach your craft via zoom. Contact us for more information on facebook here, 8:30 PM. The Arts Building, 464 S. Fletcher Rd, Gibsons.
Mon Nov 30  Buy Local Week: Celebrate the unique contributions that local businesses, including artists and artisans, make to community and the economy. So many ways to support the community you live and play in! Buy local online; Shop in store; Promote & share; Support your community; Put local on your table; Buy local made; Buy local gift cards., 8:30 PM. Sunshine Coast
Mon Nov 30  Roberts Creek Christmas Craft Fair – Online: Now in its 51st year, the past craft fairs have featured incredible juried vendors with an amazing array of crafts and giftware. This year, due to the COVID19 Pandemic, we will be doing things a little differently. We won't be having a craft fair at the hall, but we are showcasing any vendors who wish to have their products and contact info featured here. Keep checking back to see the growing list of vendors!, 8:30 PM. 604.740.7738 or Danise 604.886.1371 ·
Mon Nov 30  Opportunity: RCCA Online Christmas Craft Fair: We will be hosting links to all our vendors websites and Facebook pages from our RCCA Social Media and Website.  Please, shop local and support all the amazing craft people in our community. And, if you are a craft person and want more information: Contact Diana at:, 8:31 PM. Online
Mon Nov 30  Opportunity: Grants available to promote Gender Equity: Deadline Nov 30th. Up to $40,000 per grant for local projects supporting women, girls, and gender diverse communities. Read more details and how to apply here. Grants can be awarded only to charities or other qualified donees registered with the Canada Revenue Agency., 8:31 PM. 604.741.7360 · ·
Mon Nov 30  Opportunity: SCAC Annual Awards Open Now: Deadline for all Awards is January 5, 2021. We invite submission for the following Awards: The Anne & Philip Klein Visual Arts Award; Gillian Lowndes Award; Frances Wasserlein Community Leadership in Arts and Culture Award; Louise Baril Memorial Music Award. Details here. Online Award Presentation: Jan 23, 2021. Read each Award criteria closely and apply with the appropriate documents and forms. All submissions should be sent here., 8:31 PM. 604 885 5412 · ·
Mon Nov 30  Facebook Live: Local Musicians Nov 24 – 29th: Check out some of the Coast’s musicians sharing their music online … Click on the name for the link – Joe Stanton - guitar, vocals - Thursday Night Live The Burying Ground Big Band - a little flashback Joel Fafard - guitar, vocals - Youtube "All I Need" Matt Richards - guitar, vocals - Palomino  , 8:57 PM. Online
Mon Nov 30  Facebook Live: Local Musicians Nov 14 – 22nd: Check out some of the Coast’s musicians sharing their music online … Click on the name for the link – Joe Stanton - vocals, guitar - Thursday Night Live  : Ron Campbell - vocals, piano - Wednesday Night Live  : Eddy Edrik - vocals, guitar - 'Follow A Star'  : Matt Richards - vocal, guitar - 'Year of the Cat'  : Bonar - new release - vocals, guitar, 8:58 PM. Online
Tue Dec 1  Nia with Jan on Zoom: Tue, Thu & Sat. Classes that you can enjoy from the safety and comfort of your own home. NEW! You can now get 24 hour access to any class I teach ‘live’ on Zoom! Not only can you do it at home, you can dance your way to feeling better any time you want. I’m thrilled to be able to offer this for your convenience. The fee is $10 CAD for a single class and $40 CAD for 5 classes. The pass is good for 30 days after purchase. Simply register for as many classes as you want and send me an email saying you want the recording. I’ll send you the link immediately after class. Email me here., 9:00 AM, $10 – $40. Zoom. 604.885.3363 · ·
Tue Dec 1  Coastal Art Gallery: Hours: Mon-Sat 10:00am-5:00pm;  Sunday 12:00-4:00pm with pandemic protocol in place. in the Trail Bay Mall. Come and see our artwork with radically low prices: watercolour, oil, acrylic, pastel paintings, dolls, carvings, pottery, metal works, and many art note-cards., 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Coastal Art Gallery, 5755 Cowrie Street, Sechelt. 604-740-0807 ·
Tue Dec 1  Art Exhibition: Helen Platt and David Emerson Hall: to Dec 8th. Their works are on display throughout the Atrium and Coastal Room. Tuesday to Sunday 10:00 - 5:00pm  , 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Gibsons Public Market, 473 Gower Point Road, Gibsons.
Tue Dec 1  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 ·
Tue Dec 1  Art Exhibition: Marlene Lowden – Blue Painted Poems: to Dec 31st. When talking about abstract art, I often compare it to poetry. Like poets, us painters take the familiar and present it to you in a way that invites you to engage. In this series, I’m layering bits of shells, bark from trees and lines from the light on the ocean to share my reverence for the West Coast landscape. All of this comes together through my abstract (or poetic) heart., 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM. the Kube, 104 - 875 Gibsons Way, Gibsons. 778 462 2055 · ·
Tue Dec 1  PR – Art Exhibition: Memento Mori – Extended: to Dec 5. Tues, Thur + Sat: noon-5pm. Honoring grief and transformations between life and death. Art installation, writing, music, candles and ofrenda altar for deceased loved ones. Bring flowers, photos and mementos for the altar. There will also be a virtual component of all events., 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. The Art Centre, 215 - 6975 Alberni St, Powell River
Tue Dec 1  Join Us – Virtual Holiday Hearts Lighting Ceremony: Join Sechelt Hospital Foundation for stories of hope, heartfelt gratitude and health care heros in our community while we light up the sky at Sechelt Hospital. Livestream broadcast at, 4:00 PM. Online. 604 885 8637 · ·
Wed Dec 2  Artist Exhibition: Banner Project 2020: The Cowrie Street Banner Project began in 1994 as a joint venture between the Sechelt Chamber of Commerce and the Sunshine Coast Arts Council. In approximately 2003, the priorities of the Chamber of Commerce changed, and the project is now sponsored entirely by the Sunshine Coast Arts Council. From 1994–2014 the banners decorated Sechelt’s Cowrie and Wharf streets. As of 2014, the banners are hung in Sechelt’s Civic Square creating their own outdoor gallery., 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Sunshine Coast Arts Centre, 5714 Medusa St., Sechelt. 604 885 5412 · ·
Wed Dec 2  Art Exhibition: 2020 Young Artists Awards: to Dec 14th. The Sunshine Coast Arts Council supports the young artists in our community. The Young People’s Own Show exhibits work created in our local schools and is also open to youth who create art independently. We are proud to continue the annual Young Artists Awards which was initiated in 1988. Over the years we have seen our participants in these exhibitions go on to higher education and careers in the arts., 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Sunshine Coast Arts Centre, 5714 Medusa St, Sechelt. 604 885 5412 · ·
Wed Dec 2  Roberts Creek Community Farm Market: New Winter Hours. We will be Inside the Hall between 1-4pm. You can also pre-order products from 'The Farm' by Monday night to, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Roberts Creek Community Hall, 1309 Roberts Creek Road, Roberts Creek. 604.740.7738 or Danise 604.886.1371 · · ·
Wed Dec 2  Door Swag Workshop – Livestream: We are taking our Door Swag Workshop Online. Angela will be going live with our door swag works shop. She will show you how easy it is to make your own unique door decoration. A new take on the traditional holiday door decoration. Kits will be available for pick up at the garden centre. Cost for the workshop kit is $39.99 Contact Deluxe Landscaping for details., 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Facebook. 604.885.9070 · ·
Wed Dec 2  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! Different Theme each session. Dec 2nd theme "Sing-Along Blues"., 6:30 PM, By donation. Facebook. 604.414.4544 · · ·
Wed Dec 2  Open Mic – Gibsons & District Public Library: The Gibsons & District Public Library is hosting an Open Mic night on Zoom on the first Wednesday of every month.  Sign in to listen to people share their original material. Even better, share your own material. It can be prose, poetry, spoken word, a song, a rap... any original material that is no longer than 5 minutes. Email to reserve your spot. Join Zoom Meeting, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM, Free. Virtual.
Wed Dec 2  5Rhythms Dance Class: 5Rhythms is a conscious dance practice. A moving meditation. A spiritual path. A joyful connection with others. An exercise in authentic movement and creative expression. A chance to embody your thoughts, feelings and emotions. With a backdrop of diverse world beats, 5Rhythms® is an invitation to show up exactly how you are, and to move from wherever you're at. This practice inspires curiosity, playfulness, connection and authenticity in a safe, non-judgmental way. No steps, no previous dance experience necessary. Move. Breathe. Be. Open to everybody regardless of age (15+), gender, ability, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM, $15. Roberts Creek Community Hall, 1309 Roberts Creek Road, Roberts Creek. +1 604 728 5998 · · ·
Thu Dec 3  Art Exhibition: Present Tense: to Dec 20th. In addition to celebrating the recent creative work of our members, this year Present Tense will offer a boost of sales to support local artists and the Gallery. No opening reaception., 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Gibsons Public Art Gallery, 431 Marine Drive, Gibsons. 604 886 0531 · ·
Thu Dec 3  Sechelt Shop Hop: Enjoy great deals at our local shops, live music, holiday light displays and hot beverages. Thank you for shopping local! Please stay home if you are sick. As much as we would love you to come out and support our local businesses, you can still support them from the comfort of your home by shopping online at these various shops or place and order for pick up., 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Sechelt Downtown, Sechelt. · ·
Thu Dec 3  PR – Fashion Show – CANCELLED: Via Facebook Live Private Group. Clothing from Sublime, BlueSky Consigment and Armitage. Your $30 ticket gets you access to the private Facebook group where the fashion show will be livestreamed from the ARC Community Event Centre. We’ll drop off appetizers and dessert for you to enjoy while you watch the show from the comfort and safety of your own home! Call Jen for details and tickets: 604-483-8468, 7:00 PM. Online.
Fri Dec 4  Coast ♥ Fibre: Weekends only Nov 6 - Dec 13 from 11-4pm. In this most unusual year, Fibre Works Gallery invites you to try something a little different to explore the passions of the fibre artist from the Sunshine Coast. We are pleased to announce “Seasonal Shopping with Social Distancing”. FibreWorks will celebrate the many talents and fibre arts of our Sunshine Coast community in our Gallery, Workshop & Studio for you to peruse and enjoy, while staying safe., 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Free. FibreWorks Studio & Gallery, 12887 Sunshine Coast Highway, Madeira Park. 604.883.2380 · · ·
Fri Dec 4  Online Children’s Chair Auction: Dec 4 - 13th.  Chairs will be on display at Gibsons Public Art Gallery. A fundraiser for the SC Grandmothers and Grandothers, part of the Stephen Lewis Foundation, Bid on your favourite chair at any time of day. Go to the auction website to find images of the 16 chairs, instructions for bidding, and delivery and pick-up options: For other information, contact Joan Fox Please refer to for more information about this great cause or Betty Masson, 604-741-7676, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Gibsons Public Art Gallery, 431 Marine Drive, Gibsons.
Fri Dec 4  Laboratorio Arts Society AGM: Please join fellow members of LABORATORIO Arts Society to receive an update on past and future activities, to review financial statements, and to elect new board of directors. Email by December 3 2020, to register and receive the ZOOM Meeting link to join the Laboratorio AGM. Your support is very important to the society. We are always interested in expanding our membership base, so please feel free to spread the word., 6:00 PM, Free. Zoom
Fri Dec 4  SC Natural History Zoom Meeting – Butterflies of the Sunshine Coast: Join Tony Greenfield and Rand Rudland for a photo presentation on the 40 known species of butterflies of the Sunshine Coast. Since release of their butterfly Identification pamphlet last year there has been in increasing interest amongst both birders and non-birders, with the predictable result that we are seeing an increase in both the frequency of reports and the accuracy of identifications. This presentation will discuss the basic differences between moths and butterflies, present some basic identification tips, and explore the more common larval host plants and adult nectaring plants that are found on the Sunshine Coast. Registration details will be sent to members or contact for more info here., 7:30 PM. Online
Sat Dec 5  PR – Up Town Winter Market: Saturdays to April. Find fresh, seasonal produce, baking and prepared foods along with hand crafted items from local artisans. Rain or shine., 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. 4752 Joyce Ave, 4752 Joyce Ave, Powell River. ·
Sat Dec 5  2020 Quarantine Christmas Market: Nov 28, 29 & Dec 5, 6; 12, 13; 19, 20. A Tiny Christmas Market in the Mall. We’ll be operating under the strict regulations set in place by the Province of BC with a mandate of “Safety First!” Thank you in advance for SHOPPING LOCAL!, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Sunnycrest Mall, 900 Gibsons Way, Gibsons. 604 816 2170 · ·
Sat Dec 5  Crash the Coast Boot Drive & The Elves Club Telethon: First responders will be collecting donations Dec 5th 10:00am - 2:00pm at various locations on the Coast. Plus The Elves Club Telethon is still a go with pre recorded acts airing Dec 12th hosted by Eastlink Channel 610 at 2:00pm.  (with no live audience) We will be counting money for updates during the show and accepting calls for donations! To donate go to  , 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Sat Dec 5  Forst Pottery Christmas Open House: Saturday, Sunday Dec 5 & 6. 10am - 5pm. Pat Forst will be joined by some of the members of Forst Pottery Club. Masks required., 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Forst Pottery, 1040 Chamberllin Rd, Gibsons, BC. 6048400304 · ·
Sat Dec 5  LearnAlong Via Zoom – Needle Felting: Alexis Bach of Fibreworks Gallery will be sharing her expertise and skill in needle felting with local fleece. She will cover the basics and provide demos on how to use the materials for creating lovely little pieces of your choice. Please decide ahead of time what you would like to make, and bring the materials you need. Get more info here., 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM, Free. Online.
Sat Dec 5  Sechelt Farmers’ & Artisans’ Christmas Market: Nov 28 & Dec 5. Bringing holiday festivities to Sechelt. Shop local and stay safe this season at our outdoor Christmas market.  Over 30 local vendors on Cowrie Street. Grab your mask and join us in the holiday spirit., 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM. End of Cowrie Street, Sechelt.
Sat Dec 5  3rd Annual Kube Holiday Craft Fiar: Due to covid restrictions mandatory masks will be required (as usual in our shop) , hand sanitizer is at the door prior to entering, limited numbers of guests and social distancing . Along with safety measures , Holiday music will also be in FULL effect as well as ugly Christmas sweaters! , 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM. the Kube, 104 - 875 Gibsons Way, Gibsons. 778 462 2055 · · ·
Sat Dec 5  Live Music in the Atrium: Verna Chan – CANCELLED: Come by and browse our merchant level, grab a bite to eat at Emelle's Market Bistro, and enjoy the music., 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM, Free. Gibsons Public Market, 473 Gower Point Road, Gibsons
Sun Dec 6  PR – Powell River Film Festival AGM: The Powell River Film Society, presenters of the Powell River Film Festival, Youth Festival, and Patricia Theatre Forever Campaign, invite you to attend our Annual General Meeting. This year's meeting will be held via Zoom. If you would like to attend the meeting, please email and a link will be sent to you shortly before the AGM date., 11:30 AM. Zoom
Sun Dec 6  PR – Powell River Farmers’ Market: Now open year round! Sunday Indoors until spring (April). Please wear a mask., 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM. Paradise Valley Exhibition Park, McLeod Road, Powell River. 604.414.5076
Sun Dec 6  Macgee Cloth Textile Mill / Sundays at the Mill: to DEC. 20 FROM 1-4 PM Please join us at our Textile Mill any Sunday to witness our reclaimed 1936 Dobcross loom in action and to view our new fall collection of superbly hand-crafted heirloom blankets. In keeping with the safe B.C. Health guidelines we can only safely accommodate up to 5 in a group. We suggest you call ahead to schedule your visit. Sorry no wheelchair access. Parking available next to the Mill. TO BOOK A VISIT Contact: Laurie 604-885-8450 |, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Macgee Cloth Textile Mill, 1600 Hanbury Rd, Roberts Creek. 604 885 8450 · · ·
Sun Dec 6  Off the Page reads DITTO on Zoom: by Melody Anderson  featuring Colleen Elson, Jeanne Sommerfield, Patrick Visser, Ivy Lock and Wanda Nowicki. We will start at 1:00 pm but you may join us as early as 12:45. Click here to attend: Please consider a donation, as you would if you came to the theatre, as our expenses have not gone down. Thank you so much., 1:00 PM. Zoom
Sun Dec 6  PR – It’s a Wonderful Life – The Radio Play: The Townsite Actors Guild and CJMP90.1FM are presenting ‘It’s a Wonderful Life.’ This beloved holiday classic is presented in a 1940’s-style radio broadcast. This is the story of a typical person, George Bailey, who dreams of glory, lives in hope and only providence puts a final value on his service to humanity. Listen Live on the radio at CJMP90.1FM or online at!, 7:00 PM – 8:15 PM.
Fri Dec 11  PR – Lantern Procession to Honour Biodiversity: Depending on the weather and Covid-situation, we will either have a procession along Marine Ave, gather under the big roof at Willingdon beach or have mini-procession in our social bubbles and/or as a digital event. Craft your own lantern or join a local lantern workshop. More info on facebook here or by email, 4:30 PM. Willingdon Beach Parking Lot. ·
Fri Dec 11  Astronomy Club presents speaker Don Hladiuk: Don shares his experiences as an observer and expedition leader chasing some of the more dynamic events we can observe from planet Earth. Don will focus on the significance of space debris impacting our atmosphere and the visceral experience of standing in the shadow of the Moon during a total solar eclipse, as he has done 15 times., 7:00 PM, Free. Zoom
Sat Dec 12  Scuba Claus – Get your festive pictures: Get your picture taken with Scuba Claus! A fun, COVID-safe, alternative for your Santa visit this year! It is essential that you book your time slot for photos, as there are limited numbers of people allowed in the building and we want to ensure that social distancing is adhered to at all times in line with the current COVID-19 regulations. Get your tickets here., 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Gibsons Public Market, 473 Gower Point Road, Gibsons
Sat Dec 12  Live Music in the Atrium: Dave Philley: Come by and browse our merchant level, grab a bite to eat at Emelle's Market Bistro, and enjoy the music., 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM, Free. Gibsons Public Market, 473 Gower Point Road, Gibsons
Tue Dec 15  PR – Malaspina Art Society AGM: This will be a Zoom meeting with a small number of spaces available at the Art Centre. Instructions for joining the Zoom call will be made available the day prior to the meeting. If you wish to join us at the Art Centre you will need to reserve a spot (as limited occupancy is in place during CoVid) Contact for more info., 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Online
Wed Dec 16  Pender Harbour Christmas Bird Count: contact Tony ( if you would like to help
Wed Dec 16  Sunshine Coast Christmas Bird Count: contact Tony ( if you would like to help.
Sun Dec 20  Christmas Dinner Takeout in the Creek 2020: n light of physical distancing measures as well as the joyfulness of a virtual Sunday dinner together, the Roberts Creek Community Association will be hosting a take-home Christmas meal for PICK UP on the Sunday before Christmas! Pick up times will be based on the first initial of the pickup person's last name. Sign up forms have more details. Pick them up and deliver at Roberts Creek General Store., 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Roberts Creek Community Hall, 1309 Roberts Creek Road, Roberts Creek. 604.740.7738 or Danise 604.886.1371 · · ·

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