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

Tue Sep 17  Opportunity: Gibsons Public Art Gallery Callout to Members: Announcing our October 2019 Members Exhibition Members are entitled to submit one original piece for the unjuried exhibition. 2 dimensional work must be ready to hang. Prints by the artist (etchings, serigraphs, wood/lino-prints) are eligible. Guidelines/submission from www.gpag.ca/submissions. Deadline October 7 2019, 12:00 AM. Gibsons Public Art Gallery, 431 Marine Drive, Gibsons. http://www.gpag.ca/submissions/
Tue Sep 17  Nia in Gibsons with Dhyana: Weekly Sat & Tues to Dec. Get your sweaty Joy on! Fusion fitness for body-mind that combines freedom and form, featuring energies of dance arts, martial arts and healing arts. Taught at 3 levels of intensity and appropriate for all. Dhyana@InnerMoves.com InnerMoves.com In the mirrored studio.$50 for 4 classes; $15 drop-in, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM, $12.50 – $15. Kinsmen Hall, Dougall Park, 517 Gower Point Road, Gibsons. 604.886.9737
Tue Sep 17  Beginner Pottery on the Wheel: Learn how to centre clay and make pots such as mugs and bowls and plates. Finish your pots by trimming a foot and attaching handles. Tuesdays Sep 3 - Oct 8., 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM, $225. Forst Pottery, 1040 Chamberllin Rd, Gibsons, BC. 6048400304 · plpforst@gmail.com · www.forststudio.com
Tue Sep 17  Sunshine Coast ElderCollege: History of Western Theatre: Theatre has existed since man acted out his hunting adventures around the fire. From the traditions of ancient Greece to the medieval mystery plays and Shakespeare you will also explore the Renaissance, the Restoration and 19th century stagings. Finally, you'll also look at modern theatre from realism to abstract. Presenter is Viveca Ohm. Ages 55 and up are eligible to attend., 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM, $36.75. Capilano University, Sechelt campus. info@sunshinecoasteldercollege.ca · www.sunshinecoasteldercollege.ca. Tickets: https://scrd.ca/Recreation or Sunshine Coast REgional District Recreation facilities
Tue Sep 17  Karen’s Paint Day/Night – POPPIES: $45 incls. 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 Sep 17  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 Sep 17  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 Sep 17  Habitat for Humanity Sunshine Coast – AGM: , 3:00 PM, Free. Habitat Re-Store, 5605 Sunshine Coast Hwy, Sechelt
Tue Sep 17  Beginner Pottery on the Wheel: Learn how to centre clay and make pots such as mugs and bowls and plates. Finish your pots by trimming a foot and attaching handles., 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM, $225. 6048400304 · plpforst@gmail.com · www.forststudio.com
Tue Sep 17  Rock ‘N Roll Bingo Night: Tuesdays. Come ID some tunes with your neighbours. Lots of prizes, incredible food, and possibly the ultimate date night. We provide the dabbers, bingo sheets and fun! Eat, drink, and enjoy, 7:00 PM, Free. The 101 Brewhouse + Distillery, 1009 Highway 101, Gibsons. http://the101.ca
Tue Sep 17  Karen’s Paint Day/Night – BEACHED BOAT: $45 incls. 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 Sep 17  Wildlife Society Speaker: Dave Davies & Jim Wilson: the Fisheries and Oceans Canada community advisor for the lower Sunshine Coast, and Fisheries biologist., 7:00 PM, Free. Pender Harbour Seconday School, 13639 Sunshine Coast Hwy, Madeira Park
Tue Sep 17  Jammin With A.D.D and Friends: Tuesdays - Join us for excellent entertainment, tonnes o’ fun, and some fine booty shakin. To arrange a set or just check in call or text Michelle 778.990.4606., 7:30 PM – 11:00 PM. Roberts Creek Legion, 3064 Lower Rd, Roberts Creek
Tue Sep 17  Opportunity: Call for Artisans for the Deck the Halls Craft Fair: The entire Sechelt Arts Centre is opened up for the popular Deck the Halls Craft Fair with artisans set up in both Galleries, the Music and the Art Studio. It’s the perfect time and place to help customers get into the Christmas spirit while picking up their Christmas gifts. The early bird submission deadline is Oct 1, 2019 and booths cost $100. For more information, go to https://sunshinecoastartscouncil.com/christmas-craft-fair/ and download an application. This year’s “Deck the Halls” is November 16 and 17., 10:00 PM, $100. Sunshine Coast Arts Centre, 5714 Medusa St, Sechelt. 604.885.5412 · info@sunshinecoastartscouncil.com · https://sunshinecoastartscouncil.com/christmas-craft-fair/
Tue Sep 17  Opportunity: Calling all farmers, artisans, canners, bakers and community members: For the One Stra Annual Fall Faire October 6th at Roberts Creek Hall/Masonic Lodge. 12 noon to 5pm. 6' table $20; 1/2 table $10, 10 ft tent space $40, Hall Kitchen/Service Window $100. More info from Nicole at 604.740.1540 or events@onestraw.ca or fill in form https://forms.gle/LXszSVrH8xH1xaF6A Deadline Sept 24 2019, 10:00 PM. Roberts Creek Community Hall, 1309 Roberts Creek Road, Roberts Creek. programs@onestraw.ca · https://forms.gle/LXszSVrH8xH1xaF6A
Tue Sep 17  Opportunity – Community Photo Display: Submissions of photographs are being accepted for display in the District of Sechelt’s municipal hall. Applicants from Sechelt are given priority, but artists from other Sunshine Coast localities will also be considered. Three photos will be displayed in the lobby of Municipal Hall; displays will be rotated on a quarterly basis. The acrylic frames accommodate images 24”h x 36”w. Due to the large size of the display frames, the original photo should be a minimum of 3000 x 4500 pixels (13.5MP). Go to web (below) for more info. Applications and info to ssmith@sechelt.ca or 604.740.8476, 10:00 PM, Free. District of Sechelt Municipal Hall, 5797 Cowrie St, Sechelt. ssmith@sechelt.ca · https://www.sechelt.ca/Portals/0/public%20document%20library/Public%20Notices/2019-07-11%20Call%20for%20Photographers.pdf
Tue Sep 17  Opportunity: Street Banners: The District of Sechelt’s banner program is a community public art initiative that showcases the work of local artists and highlights the creativity of our community. The District of Sechelt is looking for artists, illustrators, and/or graphic designers residing on the Sunshine Coast to create original banner artwork for Sechelt’s lamppost banners. The selected artist will be responsible for the creation of two designs that will be printed onto 80 banners. More info from web (below) Deadline October 7 2019, 4:30pm PST, 10:00 PM, Free. District of Sechelt Municipal Hall, 5797 Cowrie St, Sechelt. ssmith@sechelt.ca · https://www.sechelt.ca/Portals/0/public%20document%20library/Public%20Notices/2019-09-06%20Call%20for%20Artists%20-%20Banners%20-%20FINAL.pdf
Tue Sep 17  Opportunity: FruitSave Project: SC Ecological Farmers Market Society help reduce waste by picking local fruits, by organizing volunteers to harvest, distribute, process and preserve the excess unwanted fruits in our community. If you'd like to donate your fruits or learn more, please contact : farmgatemarket@gmail.com, 10:30 PM, Free. farmgatemarket@gmail.com
Wed Sep 18  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 Sep 18  Karen’s Paint Day/Night – PEACE: $45 incls. 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 Sep 18  “Exchanged”: This group came together to share ideas, imagination and skills related to digital textile work. While encouraging each other through support and inspiration, they push the boundaries of their own practice through experimentation. For this exhibition, each artist chose a personal photograph, “Exchanged” it with the group members and twenty-five inspired artworks resulted in five distinct interpretations of each photo. This exhibit showcases these pieces as well as selected works from the ongoing photographic explorations of the artists., 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Free. FibreWorks Studio & Gallery, 12887 Sunshine Coast Highway, Madeira Park. 604.883.2380 · fibreworksgallery@telus.net · https://www.fibreworksgallery.com/upcoming-exhibits/
Wed Sep 18  New September Hours for Harbour Gallery: Starting Labour Day weekend, our hours revert to Wednesdays and Saturdays 11am to 4pm. View new works in a wide variety of media. Bring your out of town guests to our charming artist cooperative. We are located in the heart of Madeira Park. Just look for the purple banner and our sign on Gonzales road., 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Free. Harbour Gallery, 12952 Madeira Park Rd, Madeira Park. 604.798.6280 · corinnebarber005@gmail.com
Wed Sep 18  Textures and Fragments: Teryl Mullock & Monica Gewurz: Exhibition: September 12 - October 13 Opening Reception: Sunday September 15, 2019 at 2pm Meet the Artists: Sunday September 22, 2019 at 2pm “Textures and Fragments” pairs the work of Teryl Mullock and Monica Gewurz in two concurrent and deeply connected exhibitions. Teryl Mullock's work is an exploration of the free expression of the artistic process, with inspiration drawn from fragmentary observations of the natural world. Monica Gewurz's exhibition highlights texture using repurposed materials found in our daily lives, with the aim of engaging the viewer's tactile and visual senses through texture and thin lines of colour., 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Free. Sunshine Coast Arts Centre, 5714 Medusa St., Sechelt. 604.885.5412 · info@sunshinecoastartscouncil.com · https://sunshinecoastartscouncil.com/gallery/current-exhibit/
Wed Sep 18  Roberts Creek Community Market: Wednesdays year round indoor/outdoor market featuring some of the best local growers, makers and bakers. Enjoy a hot coffee at our bistro table while your little ones can play in the kids zone., 1:30 PM – 5:30 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.robertscreekcommunity.com/community-market
Wed Sep 18  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 Sep 18  PR – Up Town Summer Mid Week Market: Wednesdays to October, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. 4752 Joyce Ave, 4752 Joyce Ave, Powell River. https://www.facebook.com/uptownwintermarket/
Wed Sep 18  Handbuilding Functional Pottery: Focusing on functional pottery, this hand building class will explore using slabs to form mugs, bowls and serving platters. Wednesdays Sept 4 - Oct 9., 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM, $15 – $150. Forst Pottery, 1040 Chamberllin Rd, Gibsons, BC. 6048400304 · plpforst@gmail.com · www.forststudio.com
Wed Sep 18  SC Hardball League Championship Game: Come watch this historic championship game between the Custom Reds and the GBS Crusher., 5:30 PM, Free. Ryan Dempster Field, 712 Park Rd, Gibsons
Wed Sep 18  Live Music at the Gumboot Restaurant: Every Wednesday evening., 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Gumboot Restaurant, 1041 Roberts Creek Rd, Roberts Creek
Wed Sep 18  Persephone Bootcamp Yoga: 35 min Bootcamp with GM Fitness;  35 mins of Yoga with Leah Painter. Includes a drink after, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM, $25. Persephone Brewing, 1053 Stewart Road, Gibsons. Tickets: https://app.acuityscheduling.com/schedule.php?owner=13679121&appointmentType=9379242
Wed Sep 18  PR – Cinematheque Series: Wild Rose: Wed 7:00pm; Thur 1:30 and 7:00pm. PG 101 minutes, 7:00 PM, $8.75. Patricia Theatre, 5848 Ash Ave, Powell River. 604 4839345 · http://www.patriciatheatre.com/. Tickets: box office
Wed Sep 18  Karen’s Paint Day/Night – Birch Trees: $45 incls. 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 Sep 18  Bob Ross Paint Party: Unleash your creativity and toss your troubles to the fluffy white clouds alongside the soothing voice of Mr. Bob Ross himself! Guided by both Mr. Ross and our local artist who invokes him via her own sweet afro, Ms. Karis. She will set you up with proper canvas, paints and all the tools you'll need. We'll throw the Joy Of Painting up on the big screen and Karis will come around to give everyone a helping hand. Absolutely no experience is necessary. $30 includes a drink and art supplies., 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM, $30. The 101 Brewhouse + Distillery, 1009 Highway 101, Gibsons. https://www.facebook.com/events/776411226111721/
Wed Sep 18  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
Wed Sep 18  Opportunities: Sunshine Coast Arts Council Annual Awards – Call for Nominations: SCAC Annual Awards Do you know someone who merits an award or do you feel you would like to self-nominate? The Annual SCAC Awards consist of the Louise Baril Memorial Music Award, the Gillian Lowndes Award, the Frances Wasserlein Community Leadership in Arts and Culture Award and the Anne and Philip Klein Visual Arts Award. These awards are open for nominations submitted to the SCAC offices or by email at info@sunshinecoastartscouncil.com. For more information, go to https://sunshinecoastartscouncil.com/awards-criteria/ Deadline September 30, 2019, 10:00 PM. Sunshine Coast Arts Centre, 5714 Medusa St, Sechelt. 604.885.5412 · info@sunshinecoastartscouncil.com · https://sunshinecoastartscouncil.com/scac-awards/
Thu Sep 19  Karen’s Paint Day/Night – Lilacs: $45 incls. 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 Sep 19  ‘Quiet Co-existence’ and ‘Corvidae’: Exhibitions: Jennifer Ferries: 'Quiet Co-existence'(oils) and Andrea Pratt: 'Corvidae' (mixed media). Opening reception: Saturday Sep 14, 2pm-4pm, 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
Thu Sep 19  Beginner Bridge Club: Thursdays, 1-2:30 p.m., to September 26 (EXCEPT August 29) Learn how to play bridge this summer! Judy Larson facilitates this weekly drop-in, Everyone welcome!Free., 1:00 PM – 2:30 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/
Thu Sep 19  Film Screening – “Capernaum (Chaos)”: Recipient of a 10-minute standing ovation at Cannes, Capernaum (Chaos) tells the story of a Lebanese boy whose life is so hard, so despairing, that he sues his negligent parents for the “crime” of allowing him to be born. The film follows him from gutsy, streetwise child, to hardened 12-year-old “adult” surviving on the streets, to jail for a violent crime, to finally seeking justice in a courtroom. Shot without any professional actors and with raw cinematography, the film is a powerful statement about survival in the toughest and most heartbreaking of situations., 2:00 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)
Thu Sep 19  Free Skate: Helmet and skate rentals available. Presented by Sunshine Coast Skating Club., 4:45 PM – 5:45 PM. https://www.sunshinecoastskatingclub.ca/
Thu Sep 19  Showcase Night at Tapworks: 2nd and 4th Thursday Aug 8, 22. Come on in and support your local artists!, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM, Free. Tapworks Brewing Co., 537 Cruice Lane, Gibsons
Thu Sep 19  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 Sep 19  Karen’s Paint Day/Night – PEACE: $45 incls. 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!
Fri Sep 20  Sound Journeys: Sep 6 & 20. This is not a performance. Relax and dive deep into the soothing sounds of the didjeridu and quartz crystal singing bowls by Chris Niebergall and Kym Chi. By donation., $10 – $20. Yoga By The Sea, 1055 Roberts Creek Road, Roberts Creek
Fri Sep 20  DJ Mama: Sep 6, 13, 20; Oct 5, 11, 19, 26, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Free. Lighthouse Pub, 5764 Wharf Ave, Sechelt. 604 885 9494
Fri Sep 20  Little Hands: Fridays, hands on creative exploration for adults, babies and children, casual drop in atmosphere, collaborate, learn, share. $5 sliding scale., 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM, $5. The Arts Building, 464 S. Fletcher Rd, Gibsons. https://www.facebook.com/littlehandsattheartsbuilding
Fri Sep 20  Gibsons Writers Meet up: Fridays - Meet up with other writers, bring your laptop or your notepad & pen & spend 2 hours writing with us. All levels welcome. This is NOT a workshopping or critiquing group., 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM, Free. Wheatberries, 818 Gibsons Way, Gibsons. 604.886.1795
Fri Sep 20  Fountain of Uke: Fridays - ukulele fun gathering led by Mark Trevis and Ron Skene for members of SSAC. We will play together many old favourites and some new tunes and include basic instruction. Also other talented musicians dropping by to lead us with their many skills. The emphasis will be on fun!!, 11:10 AM – 12:30 PM, $3. Sechelt Seniors Activity Centre, 5604 Trail Ave, Sechelt. 604.808.0034. Tickets: just show up or contact marktrevis@gmail.com for more info
Fri Sep 20  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 Sep 20  Karen’s Paint Day/Night – ROSE ABSTRACT: $45 incls. 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 Sep 20  XR Banners and Beers (or cider or kambucha): Hosted by Extinction Rebellion Sunshine Coast BC Canada. We need constant reminders to people that the climate crisis cannot be ignored. Join the discussion., 2:30 PM. Persephone Brewing, 1053 Stewart Road, Gibsons
Fri Sep 20  Hawaiian Luau Pig Roast: Ukulele music, Hula dancer from Keia Papa Kaua, Hula lessons, prizes for best outfits. Members $20, Non-members $25., 4:00 PM – 9:00 PM, $20 – $25. Gibsons Legion, 747 Gibsons Way, Gibsons
Fri Sep 20  Presentations Pitch Contest for Entrepreneurs: Organized by SC Credit Union called the Venture Young Leader Team. Live music, vendors and door prizes. SCCU & Community Futures SC will be judging the pitches. Doors 5pm., 6:00 PM, Free. Persephone Brewing, 1053 Stewart Road, Gibsons
Fri Sep 20  Astro Cafe: 3rd Friday of the month. Join us to chat about astronomy. Weather permitting we will set up scopes on the Davis Bay sea wall at dark. All a re welcome., 6:30 PM – 11:00 PM, Free. Starbucks, 5500 Sunshine Coast Hwy, Sechelt. 604.885.6094 · info@coastastronomy.ca · http://coastastronomy.ca
Fri Sep 20  Crystal Journey: Presented by Courtney Wing, Paiste Planet Gongs, Persian Santoors, Quartz Crystal Bowls, Harmonica. Nothing amplified or prerecorded. Bring yoga mats or blankets to lie on. Reservation from 514.963.4553, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM, $30. 216 Camp Rd, 216 Camp Rd, Gibsons. Tickets: Call 514.963.4553
Fri Sep 20  Little Voices: Sept 20-21. Lucas Foss is a playwright and actor living on the Sunshine Coast. He wrote Little Voices which is a wry and charming one-man play exploring the inner dialogue of a 40-50-60 something couch potato trying to make something more of himself. Caught between his voice of comfort and his voice of truth, he asks himself the big questions of life. It is an amusing reflection that we all can relate with his internal conversation. Winner of numerous awards. Visit www.secheltrotary.ca for more info., 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM, $20.00. Gibsons Heritage Playhouse, 662 North Rd, Gibsons. 6047405900 · secheltlynn@hotmail.com
Fri Sep 20  PR – Writing Workshop with Tanis Helliwell: Powell River based author, mystic and international keynote speaker Tanis Helliwell will share her insight into how to become a successful writer and introduce her latest book "The High Beings of Hawaii.", 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM, Free. Powell River Library, 100-6975 Alberni St, Powell River. 604 485 4796 · https://powellriver.info/calendar/index.php?option=com_eventbooking&view=event&id=1748&catid=14&Itemid=1033
Fri Sep 20  Baby Harry Kings of Soul: Live music, 9:00 PM – 11:30 PM. Roberts Creek Legion, 3064 Lower Rd, Roberts Creek
Sat Sep 21  Streamkeepers Training: Sept 21-22. Trainers Dianne Sanford and Angela Kroning will lead you in this hands-on introduction to fish habitat, stream restoration, aquatic life identification and waterway stewardship. Participants who complete the two day training will receive a Streamkeepers certificate from the Pacific Streamkeepers Federation. Only 12 spaces available.Apply by September 2nd www.thescca.ca or share-there.com, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM, $50. Malcolm Creek, Roberts Creek. Tickets: https://share-there.com
Sat Sep 21  Nia with Jan: Saturdays. If you’re ready to feel lighter, stronger, more flexibleAND more fully in your power … Slide yourself on in to Jan's Nia classes … and with each step notice how the global dance forms, martial arts, healing arts and powerful imagery feed your body & your spirit. $13 drop-in, registered passes are prorated, 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM, $13. Sechelt Aquatic Centre Fitness Studio, 5500 Shorncliffe Ave, Sechelt. 604.885.3363 · Jan@JanJensenTLC.com · http://www.janjensentlc.com/nia-classes. Tickets: Sechelt Aquatic Centre
Sat Sep 21  Yoga on Tap: Saturdays - join yoga teacher Samantha Burke for drop in Yoga! $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
Sat Sep 21  “Sculptured Felt: Animals” with Donna Goulette: Sept 21-22. Choose a four – legged creature you would like to make ie: dog, cat, giraffe, rat, etc. One the first day we will create the wire armature and then build upon it with wool fibres to create the animal form. The second day will be full of the details… in order to make your animals come alive. Needle felting experience would be helpful but a confident beginner is welcome!, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM, $175. FibreWorks Studio & Gallery, 12887 Sunshine Coast Highway, Madeira Park. 604.883.2380 · fibreworksgallery@telus.net · https://www.fibreworksgallery.com/upcoming-workshops/
Sat Sep 21  Howe Sound History and Sightseeing Tours: McNab Creek: with Dale Peterson. Travelling by Sunshine Coast water taxi. A one time only special two hour cruise. We will continue up to McNab Creek. you will have 20-25 minutes to walk the beautiful sandy beach and observe the salmon swimming upstream and other wildlife. $65 ea/$125 for two. Rendezvous at 09:50 am in front of harbormasters office on Gibsons wharf. Further info call Dale at 604.886.1424. , 10:00 AM – 12:15 PM, $65 – $125. Gibsons Wharf, Gibsons. 604 886 1424. Tickets: RainFlorist 272 Molly's Lane or 604-886-1424
Sat Sep 21  Handbuilding Pottery Workshop: Learn how to make clay slabs into functional pottery such as mugs, bowls and plates. Explore using texture on your pieces. Sept 21-22., 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM, $15 – $150. Forst Pottery, 1040 Chamberllin Rd, Gibsons, BC. 6048400304 · plpforst@gmail.com · www.forststudio.com
Sat Sep 21  Landscape Painting in Watercolour: Saturdays Sept 14, 21, 28, Oct 5 Instructor: Roberta Mauel. These classes will guide you through the ins and outs of painting landscape images, with a focus on British Columbian landscape scenes.   Each class will include exercises in the techniques of watercolour painting, designed to put you at ease with this highly accessible medium., 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM, $120. The Arts Building, 464 S. Fletcher Rd, Gibsons. Tickets: http://artsbuilding.org/september-2019-landscape-painting-in-watercolour/
Sat Sep 21  Childhood Memories: Share Your Story for Local TV Show: Share you childhood stories for Eastlink Community TV's new show, Childhood Memories. Preserve your memories and help preserve our playful history! For info, contact Brittany Broderson at (778) 462-3005 or brittany.broderson@corp.eastlink.ca. Interviews/TV shoot take place at Gibsons Public Library., 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Free. Gibsons & District Public Library, 470 Fletcher Rd S, Gibsons. 604.886.2130 · aroutley@gibsons.bclibrary.ca
Sat Sep 21  5th Annual Sechelt Electric Vehicle Festival: Share the thrill and fun of owning an EV - whether a car, an e-bike, scooter or something new. Learn more about them. (Field across from the Library and beside the Farmers Market) Food, bouncy castle, music and more. EV owners, register at info@SCEVA.org, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Free. Sechelt Learning Centre Playground, 5533 Ocean Ave, Sechelt. info@SCEVA.org
Sat Sep 21  PR – Powell River Farmers’ Market: Saturday 10:30 - 12:30; Sunday 12:30 - 2:30. Apr 27-28 to Sep 28-29. An old-fashioned, country-style market selling fresh, locally grown farm and garden produce, home baking, honey, soap, woodcrafts, jewellery, and a variety of original items hand-crafted by local artisans. Enjoy hot food and drinks in the sunshine, listening to the live music on our Open Mic Stage., 10:30 AM. Paradise Valley Exhibition Park, McLeod Road, Powell River. 604.344.0021 · jesseblack@gmail.com · https://www.facebook.com/powellriverfarmersmarket/
Sat Sep 21  Repair Cafe: Bring Items in need of repair, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Free. Trail Bay Mall, 5755 Cowrie St, Sechelt
Sat Sep 21  Metis Dance:   Saturdays. Come and learn about Metis Jigging .. This is for all ages to join In and learn about Metis Culture, learnin​g how to jig .. Laughter is great while getting a natural excise.. Bring your friends and familyand  a little snack to share with others 11:00 am to 1:00 pm.. Open to the public .. Megiiwich and blessings to all., 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Davis Bay Hall, 5123 Davis Bay Rd, Sechelt
Sat Sep 21  Worldwide “Spin In Public” Day: Join the Sunshine Coast Spinners and Weavers Guild and Fibreshed members for demos and an opportunity to meet local fibre artists and local fibre producers of sheep, alpaca and llama. In the main library at the Gibsons Public Library., 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM, Free. Gibsons & District Public Library, 470 Fletcher Rd S, Gibsons. 604.886.2130 · aroutley@gibsons.bclibrary.ca · https://www.facebook.com/events/466719077390962/
Sat Sep 21  ‘All About Flight’: Have you ever thought about flying? What careers are available through aviation? Want to beom an Air Cadet? Prize draws, Free hotdogs and drinks. Presented by The Royal Canadian Air Cadets, Sunshine Coast., 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM, Free. Sechelt Airport, 4480 Hilltop Rd, Sechelt
Sat Sep 21  PR – World Wide Spin in Public Day: Join us Saturday, September 21 at Willingdon Beach Logger Sports Memorial Bowl for World Wide Spin in Public Day! Info bythefibreside@gmail.com, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM, Free. Willingdon Beach Park, 4845 Marine Ave, Powell River
Sat Sep 21  Saturday Music Sessions at Tapworks: Saturdays, a healthy mix of various local artists., 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM, Free. Tapworks Brewing Co., 537 Cruice Lane, Gibsons
Sat Sep 21  Dr. Michael C. Klein. Challenging the Medical System The Career of a Dissident Dictor: Free annual Clifford Smith Memorial Lecture. Dr. Michael Klein is feted in the medical world for his research and practice that challenges conventional medical wisdom. Characterized as a radical physician, he has worked and researched in family practice and maternity care. In addition to his insights and innovations, Klein will address the need to protect our health care system from the push for more private care. Such a push risks destroying the basic equity that Klein characterizes "as the finest expression of ourselves as Canadians.", 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM, Free. Chatelech Secondary School, 5904 Cowrie St, Sechelt. info@sunshinecoasteldercollege.ca · www.sunshinecoasteldercollege.ca. Tickets: https://scrd.ca/Recreation or Sunshine Coast Regional District Recreation facilities
Sat Sep 21  Wine & Cheese Social & Silent Auction: Fundraiser presented by Sunshine Coast Salmonid Enhancement Society for Chapman Creek Hatchery. Tickets limited and include comp glass of wine and appies. All auction items cash or cheque only, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM, $25.00. Chapman Creek Hatchery, 4381 Parkway Dr, Sechelt. volunteerscsalmon@gmail.com · https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10157516477719603&set=gm.2681213908576469&type=3&eid=ARB-lgYTPVfaX5bynyJy40YvB-0HKsNT5LVzG1MXYchshhKm-g5R36fsamUyS_hQI7ycho5HMQJDKbX1. Tickets: volunteerscsalmon@gmail.com
Sat Sep 21  Live Music: Jess Hart: Singer, songwriter, 2:00 PM, Free. Persephone Brewing, 1053 Stewart Road, Gibsons
Sat Sep 21  2019 Gala Fundraiser & Tribute: Gibsons Community Building Society's 6th annual. Money raised supports community and educational programs at Gibsons Public Market and the Nicholas Sonntag Marine Education Centre., 5:30 PM – 10:30 PM, $175. Gibsons Public Market, 473 Gower Point Road, Gibsons. 604.239.2939 · amandawalker@gibsonspublicmarket.com · http://gibsonspublicmarket.com. Tickets: call or email
Sat Sep 21  6th Annual Pescel Seafood Tasting: Doors 5:30pm. 4-Course Dinner with complimentary cocktail. A salute to Ocean Wise produce prepared by Chef Aldo Cogrossi & his team. Advance booking only, 6:00 PM, $50. La Trattoria Italiana, Ruby Lake Resort, 15426 SC Highway, Madeira Park. 604.883.2269. Tickets: 604.883.2269
Sat Sep 21  Live Music – Back Eddy Pub: Saturdays, 6:30 PM, Free. Backeddy Resort & Marina, 16660 Backeddy Road, Egmont
Sat Sep 21  Crystal Journey with David Hickly: An evening of uniquely improvised harmony. Quartz Crystal Bowls, Paiste Planet Gongs, Persian Santoors, Harmonica. A fundraser for Sunday in the Park with Pride Society. Bring a yoga mat or cushion (chairs provided), 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM, $20. Sunshine Coast Arts Centre, 5714 Medusa St., Sechelt. www.crystaljourney.ca. Tickets: at the door
Sat Sep 21  The Burying Ground (Duo): an upbeat blues string band that brings the fire of punk to the technical prowess and distinct sound of such early blues, country and jazz masters, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Backeddy Resort & Marina, 16660 Backeddy Road, Egmont
Sat Sep 21  Bet’s Birthday Dance Party & Fundraiser: with DJ Buzy B. Funds towards Raven Trust for First Nations Legal cases https://raventrust.com., 8:00 PM, $20. Roberts Creek Community Hall, 1309 Roberts Creek Road, Roberts Creek. Tickets: https://www.share-there.com
Sat Sep 21  Daniel Wesley: Daniel Wesley returns to The 101 for his semi-annual solo show that you won't want to miss. Hear songs from his newly released EP and watch him up close in this intimate venue. Tickets are also available at The 101 so you can save the processing fees., 8:30 PM – 10:30 PM, $30. The 101 Brewhouse + Distillery, 1009 Highway 101, Gibsons. https://www.facebook.com/events/509597686274417/. Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/daniel-wesley-solo-at-the-101-tickets-71873699169?aff=efbeventtix&fbclid=IwAR1_wo8FtY81MWQE-AdEtOft9P-0tyE_OVDNf1oBSLieNQS2zgjaUn6EIiA or 101 Brewhouse
Sat Sep 21  Equinox Shaker: With Autumn closing in on us, RC Locals Haven and Granola Guru will be serving up some sound journeys to help us move into the calmer months, 10:00 PM, $8 – $15. Roberts Creek Legion, 3064 Lower Rd, Roberts Creek
Sun Sep 22  Langdale Terminal Market: Artisans and Vendors Sun/Mon to Oct 14., 10:00 AM. Langdale Ferry Terminal, 1376 Port Mellon Hwy, Gibsons
Sun Sep 22  Sunday Film Series: Sgaawaay K’uuna (Edge of the Knife): Part drama, part historical reclamation, this film charts a simple narrative about a reckless uncle who can't bare the guilt of having led his nephew to his demise told entirely in the Haida language. $10 donation, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM, $10. Sunshine Coast Arts Centre, 5714 Medusa St., Sechelt. 604.885.5412 · info@sunshinecoastartscouncil.com · https://sunshinecoastartscouncil.com/film-series-2019/
Sun Sep 22  Slow Sundays at the Yurt: to Oct 13th. Bring your current hand work project to the yurts on Sundays. This will be a time to gather together in a relaxed communal space where we can support one another by, sharing ideas and inspirations, asking questions to help fix mistakes, and all make progress while laughing together; beginner to expert are welcome at the circle., 12:00 PM – 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/
Sun Sep 22  Car Free in Lower G: Our inaugural Car Free in Lower G is kicking off on International Car Free Day: September 22nd. Walk/bike/kayak on over as we host to a variety of different vendors, food trucks & artists in the GPAG and Zocolo parking lots. Live music will be pumping on the patio all day long and all the shops in Lower Gibsons are taking part in a side walk sale!, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM, Free. Gibsons Public Art Gallery, 431 Marine Drive, Gibsons. https://www.facebook.com/events/442181829727654/
Sun Sep 22  Essential Oils Class by Samantha Burke: Make your own essential oil products, followed by an Essential Oils 101 Class.Fun & Educational, the class will cover what essential oils are, how to use them therapeutically to support your health & wellbeing, and why quality matters. Pay for what you make. $10 per item. You can choose from rollers, lotion, salt scrub, sugar scrub, spritzers., 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Sun Sep 22  Off the Page play reading: From playwright Dorothy Dittrich, author of last season’s hit The Dissociates, another play - Lesser Demons. When Hannah agrees to a little weekend getaway to one of the Gulf Islands with her husband David, she has no idea what lies in wait. From past lives to deals with the devil, Lesser Demons takes a comic look at some serious subjects: family, love, creativity, forgiveness, spirituality and a few demons like ambition and greed along the way. Admission by donation., 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Gibsons Heritage Playhouse, 662 North Rd, Gibsons. 604-740-1485 · Janetleahodgk@gmail.com · https://www.facebook.com/Off-The-Page-344477429429310/ · https://www.facebook.com/Off-The-Page-344477429429310/
Sun Sep 22  Mimosa: Critically acclaimed Vancouver jazz quintet wraps jazz, Brazilian samba, French 50's pop, cabaret songs and original compositions into an irresistible entertainment package., 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 Sep 22  Meet the Artist: Monica Gewurz and Teryl Mullock: As part of the exhibition, Textures & Fragments, artists Monica Gewurz and Teryl Mullock will discuss their process, inspiration, and practice, which is rich and deep in colour, materials, and content., 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM, Free. Sunshine Coast Arts Centre, 5714 Medusa St, Sechelt. 604.885.5412 · info@sunshinecoastartscouncil.com · https://sunshinecoastartscouncil.com/gallery/current-exhibit/
Sun Sep 22  All Star Roots And Blues Jam: The Pender Harbour Golf Club is the new venue for the Sunday Roots And Blues Jam. Kicking off Sept 22 with an All Star Jam featuring: Steve Hinton Band, Joe Stanton, Simon Paradis, Peter Van Trio, and Jim Foster. Music starts at 2PM until 6. Admission by donation., 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Pender Harbour Golf Club, 13823 Sunshine Coast Highway, Madeira Park. 778-228-3585 · Petervan101@gmail.com
Sun Sep 22  Live Music: Jade O Wilde: , 2:00 PM, Free. Persephone Brewing, 1053 Stewart Road, Gibsons
Sun Sep 22  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 Sep 22  Hawaiian Lu’au Dinner Gala: presented by Nikki Weber, doors 5pm, dinner 6pm. Showtime 7:30pm opening with Nikki's Uke Madness, then featuring Dhyana Bartkow's traditional Hawaiian Hula dancers, 'Keia Papa Kaua'. Advance tickets only include dinner and show. (in the Sechelt Legion Hall side), 5:00 PM, $45. Sechelt Legion, 5591 Wharf Ave, Sechelt. 604 740 0933 · nylkaweber@gmail.com. Tickets: Strait Music, Sechelt, Blackberry Shop, Gibsons
Sun Sep 22  Songs from the Bamboo Forest: Bushido is a Japanese Instrumental World Music Duo consisting of a Shakuhachi master and multi-instrumentalist, Alcvin Ryuzen Ramos who is based out of Madeira Park and a Taiko Drummer, percussionist, and Sanshin player, Nori Akagi based out of North Vancouver. With passion and exuberance, Bushido plays new arrangements of traditional Japanese Folk Songs as well as their original compositions which celebrates the spirit of nature and the energy of Life!, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Roberts Creek Community Hall, 1309 Roberts Creek Road, Roberts Creek. Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/songs-from-the-bamboo-forest-tickets-68703625393?aff=efbeventtix&fbclid=IwAR37bWzRejgx-W-OzeStTYWREYb9eJZlU9jzI9X8Yd-K25k5EZoDb6SLbMA
Sun Sep 22  PR – Under Paris Skies: Music of Edith Piaf: Award winning chanteuse Edie Daponte brings Edith Piaf to life for an unforgettable evening of music and entertainment inspired by Paris! Joining Edie are Joey Smith, bass and Karel Roessingh, piano, Aaron Watson, accordion and guitar and Jonathan Eng, percussion., 7:00 PM, $28. Max Cameron Theatre, 5400 Marine Avenue, Powell River. Tickets: https://eventbrite.ca
Sun Sep 22  Jamming with the Coast: Sundays. Studio full of instruments (from drums, to guitars, to a baby grande piano) for all levels to come together and play and jam together., 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM, Free. Smoking Crowns Studio, Sechelt. 604.741.8669
Sun Sep 22  PR – Pat Buckna: Sunday Night Social, 7:30 PM, Free. Wildwood Public House, 5987 Lund St, Powell River
Mon Sep 23  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 Sep 23  Art Night At The Wildwood Public House: Hosted by Tyler Bate. A guided paint session $5 glasses of wine and great food. Family friendly until 9pm. Tix $35 pre-sale only, 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM, $35. Wildwood Public House, 5987 Lund St, Powell River. 604 483 4044 · https://www.facebook.com/events/1180844765436160/. Tickets: Wildwood Public House & Basecamp, Powell River
Mon Sep 23  Education Session with Catalyst Marketing: Presented by SEWN. Jessica Hugh  will walk you through each Social Media platform, their uses, what kind of audience engages on them, and which types of businesses they are suited to and how to choose the right platform for you. She will also include as a bonus, a content creation formula worksheet, and 3 tips on how to boost your engagement right away! SEWN Members $10, non SEWN members $15, 7:00 PM, $10 – $15. NSMEC, Gibsons Public Market, 473 Gower Point Road, Gibsons. https://www.facebook.com/sunshineSEWN/
Mon Sep 23  Film Screening – “Capernaum (Chaos)”: Recipient of a 10-minute standing ovation at Cannes, Capernaum (Chaos) tells the story of a Lebanese boy whose life is so hard, so despairing, that he sues his negligent parents for the “crime” of allowing him to be born. The film follows him from gutsy, streetwise child, to hardened 12-year-old “adult” surviving on the streets, to jail for a violent crime, to finally seeking justice in a courtroom. Shot without any professional actors and with raw cinematography, the film is a powerful statement about survival in the toughest and most heartbreaking of situations. Members: $5, Non-Members: $9, 7:30 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
Mon Sep 23  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
Tue Sep 24  ArtWalk in Sechelt: Sept 24 - Oct 22. Artwork in participating stores and businesses in Downtown Sechelt., 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Free. Downtown Sechelt. sdba@dccnet.com
Tue Sep 24  Karen’s Paint Day/Night – BIRCH TREES: $45 incls. 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 Sep 24  Fundraiser for Lennea Perpet: Local volunteer and former candidate for Sechelt council to help with costs of recent medical procedures. Entertainment with Jim Taylor, 50/50 and more. Info 778-458-2017 or 604.741.3710., 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Lighthouse Pub, 5764 Wharf Ave, Sechelt
Tue Sep 24  PR – The Contemplative Stitch: September 24 & Oct 1. Introduces participants to the ‘zen’ of hand stitching. Through the application of a few basic stitches, participants will discover the joy in working 'with stitch' to create decorative, functional and story-filled pieces. Instructor - Wendy Drummond, $45 (plus supply fee $8). Pre-register at eunoia fibre studio & gallery in the Townsite Market - Open 10-5, Tuesday to Saturday, Sunday noon to 4 pm. Register early - Class size is limited., 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM, $45. Eunoia, 202 5831 Ash Ave, Powell River
Tue Sep 24  Karen’s Paint Day/Night – PEACE: $45 incls. 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 Sep 25  Karen’s Paint Day/Night – LILACS: $45 incls. 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 Sep 25  PR – Cinematheque Series: Last Black Man in San Francisco: Wed 7:00pm; Thur 1:30 and 7:00pm. 14A - 121 minutes, 7:00 PM, $8.75. Patricia Theatre, 5848 Ash Ave, Powell River. 604 4839345. Tickets: http://www.patriciatheatre.com/
Wed Sep 25  Karen’s Paint Day/Night – ALCOHOL INK: $45 incls. 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 Sep 26  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 Sep 26  Karen’s Paint Day/Night – BEACHED BOAT: $45 incls. 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 Sep 26  Professonal Development: Documenting Your Work: Images of your work are what people get interested in what you are doing. Because of this, documenting your work properly is one of the most important considerations you can make as an artist. This workshop will focus on the best ways to document and present your work for a proposal or grant application., 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM, $15 – $25. Sunshine Coast Arts Centre, 5714 Medusa St., Sechelt. 604.885.5412 · info@sunshinecoastartscouncil.com · https://sunshinecoastartscouncil.com/professional-development-workshops/. Tickets: https://sunshinecoastartscouncil.com/professional-development-workshops/
Thu Sep 26  Midian Farm: documentary film screening: More than four decades after the collapse of this back-to-the-land social experiment, documentary filmmaker Liz Marshall unearths a transformative piece of family and Canadian history… Credited cast includes John Denham, Nancy Budd-Denham, Katherine Denham and more! Doors at 6:30 pm Showtime 7 pm, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM, Free. Gibsons & District Public Library, 470 Fletcher Rd S, Gibsons. 604.886.2130 · aroutley@gibsons.bclibrary.ca · https://gibsons.bc.libraries.coop/event/midian-farm-a-transformative-piece-of-family-and-canadian-history/?instance_id=119581 · https://www.facebook.com/events/369566930347756/
Thu Sep 26  Karen’s Paint Day/Night – BIRCH TREES: $45 incls. with beverage, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM, $45. CREATE 6538 Sunshine Coast Hwy. Sechelt, 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 Sep 27  Monoprinting & Natural Materials: Young people’s workshop offering lessons from a senior artist on using natural materials to create mono-prints through a variety of techniques such as tracing, etching, and ink transfers. Created for young people ages 8-13 to engage them with art, nature, and the world of visual arts in a day-long workshop on their pro-d day. Maximum 16 participants per workshop. $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/mono-printing-and-natural-materials/
Fri Sep 27  Young People’s Programs: Monoprinting and Natural Materials: Pro D Day - Ages 8-13 This one-day workshop will introduce you to monoprinting techniques using natural materials including leaves, bark and branches. You will explore how to create textures and compositions using simple materials found all around. Young people’s workshops offer lessons from a senior artist on using natural materials to create mono-prints through a variety of techniques such as tracing, etching, and ink transfers. Created for young people ages 8-13 to engage them with art, nature, and the world of visual arts in a day-long workshop on their pro-d day. Maximum 16 participants, 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/mono-printing-and-natural-materials/. Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/monoprinting-and-natural-materials-young-peoples-pro-d-day-workshop-tickets-67255905223
Fri Sep 27  Culture Days Public Art Walking Tour: Celebrate BC Culture Days by joining a free Public Art & Murals Walking Tour of downtown Sechelt. This professionally-guided tour will give you an opportunity to experience some of the locally-made art in our community. You will have the opportunity to discuss the artworks, as well as cultural events and activities in Sechelt. The tour will cover Sechelt's newest murals, sculptures, and a hidden waterfront gem., 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM, Free. Sechelt Public Library, 5797 Cowrie St, Sechelt. ssmith@sechelt.ca · https://culturedays.ca/ · https://www.facebook.com/events/2474641282859759/
Fri Sep 27  Karen’s Paint Day/Night – POPPIES: $45 incls. with beverage, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM, $45. CREATE 6538 Sunshine Coast Hwy. Sechelt, 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 Sep 27  Celebrate Rick O’Neill: A remarkable person and his many contributions to our community and the planet. Share potluck, music and stories., 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM, Free. Roberts Creek Community Hall, 1309 Roberts Creek Road, Roberts Creek. https://www.facebook.com/events/2507775632613446/
Fri Sep 27  Swing Dancing: Every other Friday. Sep 13, 27, Oct 11, 25.  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., 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Davis Bay Hall, 5123 Davis Bay Rd, Sechelt. https://www.facebook.com/groups/SCSwingDance/
Fri Sep 27  The Maneuver: An original party-funk band from Vancouver., 9:00 PM, $8 – $15. Roberts Creek Legion, 3064 Lower Rd, Roberts Creek. https://www.facebook.com/events/396398067715008/
Sat Sep 28  Sechelt Oktoberfest: Come celebrate with our community and your whole family as we wind down summer. A chance to enjoy live music, craft beer, cider, food, sidewalk sales and kids games. $100 cash prize for best costume., 12:00 PM, Free. Cowrie Street, Cowrie Street, Sechelt. sdba@dccnet.com · http://secheltdowntown.com/oktoberfest
Sat Sep 28  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 Sep 28  PR – 10th Annual Salmon Festival: * Teepee set up, Interactive First nation Workshops (adults and kids) * Kids activities: indigenous story time, face painting, orca bus, pumpkin carving, games, treasure hunt... * Salmon Barbecue and food booth (salmon degustation and dinner plate) * Live Music: Traditional ''Métis'' Dance with the group V'ni Dansi  and traditional songs by Isabelle Garceau, 1:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Club Bon Accueil, 5110 Manson Ave, Powell River
Sat Sep 28  Opening Reception for “bro•ken”: by Catherine Nicholls & Elizabeth Harris bro·ken . . . damaged or altered, disrupted by change. Imagine a work that lasts for centuries: it ages, it cracks, it may be broken and repaired but the makers vision remains. Imagine what we create now being used, breaking, being mended and repaired, lost and then returned as treasures found. Elizabeth Harris and Catherine Nicholls explore the process of deconstruction in a form of “time travel” with our newly made relics and discover the beauty in the bro·ken. As makers we would be content to see our work live on, in whole or in pieces., 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM, Free. FibreWorks Studio & Gallery, 12887 Sunshine Coast Highway, Madeira Park. 604.883.2380 · fibreworksgallery@telus.net · https://www.fibreworksgallery.com/upcoming-exhibits/
Sat Sep 28  Egmont Adventure – Sold Out: Sept 28-29. Paddleboarding, dinner, campfire dance party, breaky, yoga & hiking. We have 9 cabins & 13 campsites $110 for cabin based on double occupancy $65 for camping. Includes dinner, yoga & breakfast. Bring your own paddleboard or rent. Email transfer to gillian@gmfitness.ca, 2:00 PM. Strongwater Camping and Cabins, 6713 Egmont Rd, Sechelt
Sat Sep 28  MedTalks – Home Sweet Home: Sechelt Hospital Foundation invites you to our eighth speaker session focused on mental, physical and emotional well-being. Please join us for a discussion about the benefits of home care of the frail elderly, and the available health care and support services on the Sunshine Coast. Guest speakers: Dr. John Sloan - MD Family Practice, Cowrie Clinic Johanna Trimble - Community Member & Patient Safety Advocate Katy Lieffers - RN, BScn Location: Sechelt Seniors Activity Centre Admission: By donation at the door Register: via email sh.foundation@vch.ca or call 604-885-8637, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Sechelt Seniors Activity Centre, 5604 Trail Ave, Sechelt. 604 885 8637 · sh.foundation@vch.ca · https://www.sechelthospitalfoundation.org/upcoming-medtalks/
Sat Sep 28  Lobster Fest: Doors at 4 - dinner at 5pm. Please support our fundraiser for Inclusive Playground Structures at HMB! It's a very worthy project! Door prizes, silent auction 50/50. More info RockWater 604.740.1853, 4:00 PM, $100. Rockwater Secret Cove Resort, 5356 Oles Cove Rd, Halfmoon Bay. https://www.facebook.com/hmbelementary/photos/a.1929164357357790/2344191499188405/?type=3&theater. Tickets: Sechelt Library, Strait Music, HMB School office, HMB General Store, Welcome Woods Market, Pastimes Toys, RockWater
Sat Sep 28  Comedy on the Coast: Doors 6:30, showtime 7:30pm. Benefiting Sechelt Hospital Foundation for mental health. Featuring Dan Quinn, Erica Sigurdson, Dave Nystrom. Adult show +19., 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM, $50. Raven’s Cry Theatre, 5555 Sunshine Coast Hwy, Sechelt. Tickets: https://brownpapertickets.com or 604.989.2010
Sat Sep 28  PR – Daniel Wesley ft. Tyler Bartfai: Local artist Tyler Bartfai will be opening the show (8-10pm) followed by Daniel (until midnight)!, 7:30 PM, $30 – $35. Carlson Community Club, 4463 Joyce Ave, Powell River. Tickets: Carlson Club
Sat Sep 28  Reading Series: John MacLachlan Gray: Canadian writer-composer and performer for stage, TV, film and radio, and more recently a writer of crime fiction. He is probably best known for his landmark of Canadian musical theatre, Billy Bishop goes to War, which he wrote and composed with Eric Peterson in the late 1970s. By Donation, 7:30 PM. Sunshine Coast Arts Centre, 5714 Medusa St., Sechelt. 604 885 5412 · info@sunshinecoastartscouncil.com · https://sunshinecoastartscouncil.com/john-gray/
Sat Sep 28  Iron Moon Burlesque presents: Strut: one of our guest performers for STRUT will be the Sunshine Coast's only Queen of Scream, Irene Orallo!, 9:00 PM – 11:00 PM, $20. shíshálh band hall, 5545 Sunshine Coast Hwy, Sechelt. https://www.facebook.com/IronMoonBurlesque/. Tickets: https://www.facebook.com/IronMoonBurlesque/
Sat Sep 28  Farm Team: CD Release Show: Simon Paradis, guitar/vocals; Jay Johnson, drums, Boyd Norman, bass,/vocals, Paul Rigby, pedal steel/mandolin, Walter Martella, keyboard, trumpet. $8 members, $15 guests, 9:30 PM, $8 – $15. Roberts Creek Legion, 3064 Lower Rd, Roberts Creek. https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10217678754592655&set=a.1843258373219&type=3&eid=ARBdvuFlmHn0tP59Q5ZJOVa_BL0DWa7bTCHNhid7MzP9IXfBZOwDzejOXGWVy0w8LzS4LwrqER8FGqyu
Sun Sep 29  Loon Lake Race: This is a beautiful trail run in Powell River, on a dead flat 13.2 km wheelchair accessible trail around the very edge of the lake. It starts and finishes at a Provincial Park campground where you can stay if you like to camp; a regional campground is a few kilometres away. For those wanting to run a shorter distance, there is the Anthony Island 7k — an out & back utilizing the last 3.5k of the full lake trail — again, dead flat. Proceeds will be donated to Special Olympics., 10:00 AM, $10 – $25. Inland Lake Provincial Park, Haslam St, Powell River. 604-885-8849 · info@pacesetterathletic.club · https://pacesetterathletic.club/loonlake/. Tickets: https://www.trackiereg.com/loonlake-2019 or AVID Fitness by Sep 27, or day of event at the start
Sun Sep 29  28th Annual Memorial Motorcycle Toy Run: Starting at 10.30 we'll meet at the Blackfish Pub in Gibsons. At about 11.30 we will ride to Buccaneers Restaurant at Lighthouse Pub, Sechelt where donations will be dropped off. Please bring new unwrapped toy or non-perishable food item., 10:30 AM, Free. Blackfish Pub, 1100 Sunshine Coast Hwy, Gibsons
Sun Sep 29  The Art + Science of Orca Acoustics: Lecture at 2pm 'Drowned Out: Orca Communication in an increasingly Noisy World' with BC Cetacean Sigtings Manager, Jessica Scott. Original Orca paintings, created by Shelley Stunell's students, will be on display. By donation., 1:00 PM. Iris Griffith Nature Centre, 15200 SC Hwy, Madeira Park
Sun Sep 29  PR – Coffee House and Open Mic: Summer is over and it's time to restart the open mics. Bring your songs, stories, poems, etc. Take a turn on stage and share your creativity and adventures. Sign up at 7. Admission by donation., 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Cranberry Hall, 6828 Cranberry St, Powell River
Sun Sep 29  High Quadra Ramblers: Sunday Night Social, 7:30 PM, Free
Mon Sep 30  Sechelt Garden Club General Meeting: Speaker Andrea Lord: Sunshine Coast Landscaper, Andrea Lord, will be speaking on Xeriscaping your yard. Members Free, Non members $5., 7:00 PM. Seaside Centre, 5790 Teredo Street, Sechelt. 778 458-2287
Wed Oct 2  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 Oct 2  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 Oct 2  Shinri-Yoku: Exploring Forest Therapy: Join us for this informative talk with BC’s first certified forest therapy guide, Haida Bolton. Explore the history and practice of forest therapy, also known as forest bathing or shinrin-yoku, and how it can help beat the winter blues and flus by reducing anxiety, depression, sleep problems, and boosting the immune system., 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM, Free. Gibsons & District Public Library, 470 Fletcher Rd S, Gibsons. 604.886.2130 · aroutley@gibsons.bclibrary.ca · https://gibsons.bc.libraries.coop/event/forest-therapy/?instance_id=119605 · https://www.facebook.com/events/503881587086600/
Thu Oct 3  Film Screening – “Colette”: This delightful and provocative biopic stars Keira Knightley as the celebrated French writer and gay icon Gabrielle Colette. Her first husband, Willie (Dominic West) introduces her to Paris Society and when money becomes scarce, he pressures her to write a novel under his name. The novel’s success results in a series of novels and inspires Gaby to fight for creative ownership. Knightley shines in this story of liberation, sexual adventure, and claiming of women’s power., 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)
Fri Oct 4  Book Faire: Oct 4-6. Fri 12-5pm; Sat 10-5 & Sun 10-3. Up to two boxes of gently used donated books are appreciated.. Sechelt Public Library, 5797 Cowrie St, Sechelt
Fri Oct 4  Explore your dreams and gain an understanding of the guidance your subconscious provides.: 1st Wednesday of month. Aug 7 Sep 4, Oct 2, Nov. 6 & Dec 4. In this meditative yet playful class you will use mindfulness, visual art, active imagination and journalling to connect with your dreams. On this journey of self-discovery you will open doors to your imagination, nurture your creativity and connect with yourself on a deeper level. No artistic talent is required. You can work with whole dreams or fragments. Carine is a certified expressive art therapist, meditation teacher and writer. She studied dream-work and embodied healing with renowned Jungian analyst Marion Woodman. $100/5 or $75/3 sessions or $30 drop-in., 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM, $20 – $30. Gibsons Landing, Gibsons. 604.886.0200 · spaces2b@gmail.com · https://spacestobe.org/creative-dream-work
Sat Oct 5  “One-of-a-Kind Plus: Beyond Basic Monoprinting with a Gel Plate” with Jennifer Love: Oct 5-6. We will cover many advanced methods of using stencils and masks, registering multiple layers, building a composition and using unusual tools. Jennifer will bring many examples of what can be done with your fabulous printed papers – cards, covered journals or small art pieces for the wall. Students will need to bring their own gel plate, paper and a small selection of acrylic paints (a materials list will be provided). Jennifer will supply lots of extra texture items, stencils, stamps, paint colours and a sheet of sticky-back foam for making stamps., 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM, $225. FibreWorks Studio & Gallery, 12887 Sunshine Coast Highway, Madeira Park. 604.883.2380 · fibreworksgallery@telus.net · For more information on workshops at FibreWorks Studio & Gallery
Sat Oct 5  Pender Harbour Fall Faire: With activities and competitions including the Chili cook-off, scarecrow competition and more., 12:00 PM. Madeira Park, Madeira Park
Sat Oct 5  Giving Thanks Concert: with Valerie-Anne Rutter, Piano and Recorders. Sacred, Classical & Popular favourites. $25 includes afternoon tea., 2:30 PM, $25. St Barts Church Gibsons.. Tickets: Laedeli Gifts, at the door
Sat Oct 5  Rotary Club of SC Sechelt Annual Whisky Tasting: Five different tastings, live whisky auction, five course dinner, door prizes. Tickets: jlwebb00@gmail.com, 5:30 PM. Blue Ocean Golf & Country Club, 6177 Ripple Way, Sechelt. https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10217567923444376&set=a.1248411964861&type=3&eid=ARB648DJWlFLZ9XQqDrEQOMv8YEJKI1iZf4ALTOc0HDIuuDtvA2hlWD0q9_JmEeqiGoVdPbhUxcO7SvP
Sat Oct 5  Open Mic Night: Thursdays Sep 5, Oct 3 Open to all budding musicians., 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM, Free. Tapworks Brewing Co., 537 Cruice Lane, Gibsons
Sat Oct 5  DJ Mama: Weekly Saturday - except Fri 11th. Sat 5th, Fri 11th, Sat 19th, 26th., 9:00 PM, Free. Lighthouse Pub, 5764 Wharf Ave, Sechelt. 604 885 9494
Sun Oct 6  Propagating Native Plants: Join Native Plant Coordinator Harry Hill to learn how to propagate some of our more popular native plant species. This workshop will feature propagation by cuttings, divisions, and seeds. Bring along a pair of garden gloves, this is a hand-on workshop. Admission by donation, class starts at 10 am sharp in the Garden Pavilion., 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Sunshine Coast Botanical Gardens, 5941 Mason Road, Sechelt. info@coastbotanicalgarden.org
Sun Oct 6  Fall Faire: The season may be winding down, but an important task still remains: celebrating the bounty of the harvest! The Fall Faire is where food lovers, gardeners, farmers and artisans alike gather together to share the fruits of their labours–often literally! This event is fun for the whole family. Food, games, pumpkin carving, scarecrow contest and more! Be sure to come out and celebrate the bounty of the fall with One Straw., 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM, Free. Roberts Creek Hall, 1309 Roberts Creek Rd, Roberts Creek. programs@onestraw.ca · https://www.facebook.com/events/337847573581437/
Sun Oct 6  Opportunity: Scarecrow Contest: at the One Straw Society Fall Faire. Open to anyone, including businesses and community groups. Prizes to be won, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Roberts Creek Community Hall, 1309 Roberts Creek Road, Roberts Creek. programs@onestraw.ca
Mon Oct 7  Festival of the Performing Arts AGM: Promoting performing arts excellence on the Sunshine Coast for more than forty years., 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Free. St Hilda’s Anglican Church, 5838 Barnacle, Sechelt. http://www.coastfestival.com
Mon Oct 7  All Candidates Meeting: Presented by Sechelt Chamber., 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Chatelech Secondary School, 5904 Cowrie St, Sechelt
Mon Oct 7  Film Screening – “Colette”: This delightful and provocative biopic stars Keira Knightley as the celebrated French writer and gay icon Gabrielle Colette. Her first husband, Willie (Dominic West) introduces her to Paris Society and when money becomes scarce, he pressures her to write a novel under his name. The novel’s success results in a series of novels and inspires Gaby to fight for creative ownership. Knightley shines in this story of liberation, sexual adventure, and claiming of women’s power. 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 Oct 8  All Candidates Meeting: Hosted by Voice on the Coast. Focus on housing, transportation, childcare & economic issues challenging 18-40 year olds. Submit questions to facebook @voicesunshinecoast; Twitter @voiceonthecoast, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM, Free. Roberts Creek Community Hall, 1309 Roberts Creek Road, Roberts Creek
Wed Oct 9  GDPL Book Club: The GDPL Book Club discusses Becoming, by Michelle Obama, this year's most requested title. Pick up a copy of the book at the library (book club copies available from September 12), read the book, then talk about it at book club! New members are always welcome., 6:00 PM – 7:00 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/
Thu Oct 10  Present Tense: Present Tense (mixed media): members' exhibition. Opening reception Saturday October 12: 2pm-4pm, 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/members-of-gpag-oct-10-nov-3-2019/
Fri Oct 11  Opportunity: Art Card Fundraiser – Call for Artists: Everyone loves to get a card that is a piece of art for any occasion or for the Christmas Holidays! Our popular art card fundraiser takes place in the small gallery during the Art Crawl, of which we are a venue again this year. We seek art cards from artists for sale until October 11, 2019. The cards are on display during the Art Crawl, October 18 - 20. For more information, go to https://sunshinecoastartscouncil.com/art-card-fundraiser-art-crawl-artists/. Sunshine Coast Arts Centre, 5714 Medusa St., Sechelt. 604.885.5412 · info@sunshinecoastartscouncil.com · https://sunshinecoastartscouncil.com/art-card-fundraiser-art-crawl-artists/
Fri Oct 11  School of Music COFFEE HOUSE: Lineup: Back Porch Reunion - Cajun Band Danny Vallee- Coast Singer/Songwriter Allan Neinhuis - Vocals w. Guitar accompaniment Great local musicians presented in our waterfront theatre. Coffee/tea/ declicious desserts available., 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM, $10. Pender Harbour School of Music, 12956 Madeira Park Road, Madeira Park. joannelmauro@gmail.com · www.penderharbourmusic.ca. Tickets: Door
Sat Oct 12  19th Annual Gibsons Fall Fair: Oct 12-13. 30+ Vendorsjewelry - cards - books, soap - preserves - teas - spices - food fibre arts - garden art - produce - crafts, painting, aromatherapy - baking, chocolate - honey - clothing … and so much more! Hospital auxiliary bake sale & raffles Largest Pumpkin Contest Kids Contest : Best Dressed Vegetable Kids Craft Corner Lions club concession booth All Proceeds donated to local charities. Spaces still available., 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Free. Quality Garden & Pet, 325 Pratt Road, Gibsons. 604.989.0947 · http://gibsonsfallfair.org
Sat Oct 12  Farm Gate 11th Annual Fall Fair: Modern day Homesteading with a focus on health & welfare. Agriculture workshops 12:30pm - food drying, 2:30pm - mushrooms. Pie eating contest, best pickles, face painters, food and fun., 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Free. Masonic Hall, 1319 Roberts Creek Road, Roberts Creek. farmgatemarket@gmail.com · https://www.facebook.com/Roberts-Creek-Farm-Gate-Market
Sat Oct 12  Opening Reception: Present Tense: Opening reception for 'Present Tense' (mixed media), members' exhibition. Exhibition closes Sunday, November 3, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM, Free. Gibsons Public Art Gallery, 431 Marine Drive, Gibsons. 604.886.0531 · info@gpag.ca · http://www.gpag.ca/upcoming/members-of-gpag-oct-10-nov-3-2019/
Sat Oct 12  Ukulele Groove Jam: 2nd Thurs each month with the Beachcombers Ukulele Group (BUGS). Bring a Uke and play along. Bring another instrument and jam., 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM, $5. Gumboot Cafe, 1053 Roberts Creek Rd, Roberts Creek. 604.808.0034
Sat Oct 12  Comedy Club with Charlie Demers: Heritage Playhouse Productions 
Presents An evening of Stand- Up Comedy with Host Toby Hargrave, Special guests & Headliner Charlie Demers Charlie Demers Star of Emmy Award winning “Beat Bugs” Juno Award Nominee 2018 ” Best Comedy Album” Just for Laughs Comedy Festival Winnipeg Comedy Festival Halifax Comedy Festival Regular on CBC’s “The Debaters” Author of “Property Values Please note: This show is 18+ Tickets $25 Available at Sechelt Fish Market, The Blackberry Shop (Gibsons) heritageplayhouse.com/shop/, 7:30 PM, $25. Heritage Playhouse, 662 North Road, Gibsons. 604 886-8998 · heritageplayhouse@telus.net · https://www.heritageplayhouse.com/events/comedy-club-charlie-demers/ · https://www.facebook.com/heritageplayhouse/?ref=page_internal. Tickets: https://www.heritageplayhouse.com/product/comedy-club/ or The Blackberry Shop - Gibsons / The Fish Market - Sechelt
Sun Oct 13  Full Moon Rising Drum Circle: A gathering of our unique beats to build community and to honour the healing and life-giving qualities of Luna, music, togetherness, ourselves and this magical place. All drums, ages and experience welcome., 7:45 PM, Free. Sargeant Bay Provincial Park, Redrooffs Road, Halfmoon Bay
Mon Oct 14  The Space Between: CoastStreaming presents "The Space Between," an interactive immersive experience happening for two days only as part of the 2019 Sechelt Arts Festival of the Performing Arts. This "pop up" event will transform the Sunshine Coast Arts Centre into a magical world filled with moving projections, art installations, immersive sound, visual art, movement and more. Event kickoff happens Monday evening at 7 pm. Open Monday and Tuesday only from 10am to 5 pm. Featured Artists: Mieke Jay Steve Wright River Rohlicek Tracy Wright Vig Rubin Steve Christian Lana Soleia Katherine Denham, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Free. Sunshine Coast Arts Centre, 5714 Medusa St., Sechelt. 604 885 5412 · info@sunshinecoastartscouncil.com · https://www.coaststreaming.com/ · https://www.facebook.com/coaststreaming/. Tickets: http://www.secheltartsfestival.com/ or FREE
Tue Oct 15  Film Screening – “Custody”: Winner of the César (French Oscar) for best film of 2018 and Best Director at the Venice Film Festival, Custody tackles the difficult yet familiar subject of domestic terrorism and the trauma of family break-up. Director Xavier Legrand creates gruelling reality and a relentlessly-growing sense of doom, leading to a searing conclusion. Flawlessly and realistically acted by the three central performers, particularly the 10-year old boy at the centre of the custody battle, this is a tense and gripping film experience. 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
Wed Oct 16  Tools and Techniques of Acrylic Painting – Level 1: For those who wish to develop or improve their understandinf of acrylic techneiques whether in representational or more expressive styles. Instructor: Rick Cepella; 6 sessions, Oct 16 - Nov 20; $170 + GST, 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM, $170. Vancouver Island University, 7085 Nootka St #100, Powell River. Tickets: https://pr.viu.ca or 604 485 2878
Wed Oct 16  The Kube Community Clothing Swap: Join us for the fall edition of our bi-annual community clothing swap. All leftover items will be donated to the woman’s shelter. All clothes must be in good condition and washed. Drop offs can be on the day of or day before., 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM, Free. the Kube, 104 - 875 Gibsons Way, Gibsons. 778 462 2055 · info@thekube.ca · http://thekube.ca · https://www.facebook.com/thekubestudios/

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