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

Tue Mar 31  Virtual Event – Fit in a Flash: Self-Isolation Workout: This is a way we can stay active and have fun. We'll pull 2 cards/day from a deck of Fit in a Flash Body Weight Exercise Cards -- we'll show you variations of the exercises so you'll be able to find the one that works for you -- if you feel like playing along, tape yourself doing the exercises (or a few repetitions), post the video in the comments below the post of the day you are doing, your name will be entered to win a deck of Fit in a Flash Body Weight Exercise Cards. We'll draw for a new deck every couple of weeks until we're out of isolation and can get back in the gym!, 8:00 AM, Free. 6048863114 · vernachan@telus.net · https://www.facebook.com/events/2641873226134076/ · https://www.facebook.com/thegarage.privatepersonaltrainingstudio/?eid=ARDRiAsMJnuBWDdGbV0UZHR6bmRib2uHanC1UO4-9NLc7iTmIhaCo_0NbXYW3BpegJbEMXlejXUok1m3
Tue Mar 31  ONLINE: Free Art Class for Everyone!: Self isolating? Home with kids? Emotions running amuck? Join me for this short art project. No art experience necessary and you just need basic supplies !! And please tag me or use the hashtag #shareyourartwithus if you’d like to share what you create on Instagram 🙏 Please share with others if you find this helpful, fun and/or relaxing. I’d love to answer any questions, reach out to me to share your insights or comments too. Watch for continuing updates. The awesome shirt is by Art Girl Rising and the music in the bg is by Katherine Penfold ❤️, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM. An on-line presentation. 6047412545 · marlenelowden@gmail.com · http://marlenelowden.com/art-resources/
Tue Mar 31  Meet the Artist: Mehran Modarres Sadeghi – PODCAST: You are not able to come into the gallery as we are closed. But you can still listen to a podcast about the exhibition with Mehran Modarres-Sadeghi talking about her art, background and practice. https://soundcloud.com/andr…/mehran-modarres-sadeghi-mixdown, 9:00 AM. An on-line presentation. 604.885.5412 · info@sunshinecoastartscouncil.com · https://soundcloud.com/andr…/mehran-modarres-sadeghi-mixdown
Tue Mar 31  Art Exhibition: PR – Nina Mussellam: Explorations in Fibre – GALLERY CLOSED: to May 1st. Nina has been working with textiles as an art form since the early 1980’s. She has explored many styles and media in quilts and has worked tirelessly in the community to elevate quilts above hobby status to a respected textile art form. In this series she explores the use of scraps and colour. Our modern textile industries make a profoundly negative impact on our environment with the enormous amounts of pollution created when flushing chemicals and dyes into our natural water systems., 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Free. Malaspina Exhibition Centre VIU, 7085 Nootka St, Powell River. 604 485 4278 · giovanni@rabideye.com · http://artpowellriver.com
Tue Mar 31  Art Exhibition: Anna’s Farewell Show: Join us in wishing a fond Farewell to Anna Green as she leaves the Sunshine Coast. Ann's whimsical Acrylic Paintings Cards & Calendars have brought us joy for many years. Her abundance of images could keep us smiling for many more. Show Opens March 16th and Runs until April 11th. Anna will be in attendance at the Closing Reception - CANCELLED, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Artworks Gallery & Framing, 5697 Cowrie St., Sechelt, BC. 6047402660 · artworkstours@telus.net
Tue Mar 31  Karen’s Paint Day/Night – CHICKADEE – CANCELLED: $45 inclusive with beverage, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM, $45. CREATE, 6538 Sunshine Coast Hwy, Sechelt. 604-989-3345 · Createsechelt@telus.net · http://facebook.com/createbykaren
Tue Mar 31  Business Survey for SC Arts Members: A SCREDO  survey to ALL local business and NP organizations about the impacts of COVID 19. We are looking to move beyond the businesses that traditionally get surveyed and incorporate even part time businesses in the arts/farmers market/ and other micro-business realm (who often get overlooked in general talk of SC businesses, but are being impacted in their own ways). Basically: we want everyone to be counted so that we can make sure resources and support are designed and delivered equitably any extra information folks are willing to share about the impact this crisis is having on their businesses and livelihoods will be critical in supporting efforts to respond and recover in a strategic fashion. It isn’t a long survey at all, but time is of the essence. https://www.quicktapsurvey.com/survey/a05071bccdad1b1ef2f52efe321f9813?fbclid=IwAR3oPhtCj6I8WyI3dEFqMmte3OsjKBmU44cb2e595omOWnFo7WQ7Ox-cEHU , 12:00 PM. https://www.quicktapsurvey.com/survey/a05071bccdad1b1ef2f52efe321f9813?fbclid=IwAR3oPhtCj6I8WyI3dEFqMmte3OsjKBmU44cb2e595omOWnFo7WQ7Ox-cEHU
Tue Mar 31  SongShine – POSTPONED: Tuesdays to June 2, 2020. We offer an immersive, holistic and fun program that is based on the leading edge science of neuroplasticity and the brain’s ability to reorganize and change itself! By stimulating alternative brain pathways singing and music fortify both the singing and speaking voice. SongShine engages participants in a music therapy-based singing intervention that can significantly improve voice, respiratory control, and swallowing, while enhancing the quality of life for people that struggle with vocal atrophy due to aging, or any neurological challenges like Parkinson's disease, Stroke, MS, CMT etc., 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM. Calvary Baptist Church, Gibsons, 711 Park Rd, Gibsons. 7788884957 · vivavoce@saronamynhardt.com
Tue Mar 31  Facebook Live: Local Musicians March 30: Check out some of the Coast's musicians stepping up to share their music from home ... Click on their name for the link. Mar 30 - Grant Olsen - guitar, vocals Mar 30 - Lowry Olafson - guitar vocals - Youtube Mar 30 - Simon Paradis - guitar, vocals - 'Coastal Home Companion' 4pm most afternoons Mar 30 - G Willy - guitar, vocals, 2:00 PM. Facebook
Tue Mar 31  Facebook Live: Local Musicians March 29: Check out some of the Coast's musicians stepping up to share their music from home ... Click on their name for the link. Mar 29 - Steven Jack - guitar, harmonica, vocals Mar 29 - Joel Fafard - part of Living Room Music Fest - Joel is 37 minutes in on the video Mar 29 - Diane Baker - group singing Mar 29 - Joan Harper & Ted Sunshine Coast Quarantined Concert Series - duo guitar, vocals Mar 29 - Silas White - guitar, vocals, 3:00 PM. Facebook
Tue Mar 31  Facebook Live: Local Musicians March 27 – 28: Check out some of the Coast's musicians stepping up to share their music from home ... Click on their name for the link. Mar 28   - Billy Gruff - guitar, voice Mar 27   - Nir Blu - piano Mar 27   - Chris Hergesheimer - vocals, guitar Mar 27   - Rob Marion and family -  guitar, vocals Mar 27   - Matt Richards - guitar, vocals Big thank you for sharing to Mark Trevis of  Unify the Music , 4:00 PM
Tue Mar 31  Facebook Live: Local Musicians March 26: Check out some of the Coast's musicians stepping up to share their music from home ... Click on their name for the link. Mar 26   - RappinGlockenspiel - 'Stay Home' - Rap family video Mar 26    - Simon Paradis - guitar, vocals Mar 26   - Joe Stanton 1 - guitar, vocals Joe Stanton 2 - guitar, vocals Joe Stanton 3 - guitar, vocals, fireplace Mar 26   - Lucy Herder, Sacha Fassaert and friends - You Tube compilation Mar 26   - Sandy Matches - guitar, vocals Big thank you for sharing to Mark Trevis of  Unify the Music , 5:00 PM
Tue Mar 31  SSCFI AGM & Grafting Workshop – CANCELLED: Ffeatures a workshop on grafting fruit trees by local fruit tree expert Joan Fletcher. If you would like to practice with your own scion wood please bring along a grafting knife and grafting tape (Parafilm is recommended). These can be purchased from your local garden store., 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Roberts Creek Community Hall, 1309 Roberts Creek Road, Roberts Creek. https://www.facebook.com/events/792054737972554/
Tue Mar 31  Karen’s Paint Day/Night – POLAR BEAR – CANCELLED: $45 inclusive with beverage, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM, $45. CREATE, 6538 Sunshine Coast Hwy, Sechelt. 604-989-3345 · Createsechelt@telus.net · http://facebook.com/createbykaren
Tue Mar 31  5Rhythms Dance – POSTPONED: Tuesdays to June 2:  5Rhythms® is a conscious dance practice that moves and unifies body, mind and spirit. This is an energetic class that can be deeply transformational. With no steps to learn, it is available to every body – no experience necessary. Come out to move and be moved, inspire and be inspired., 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM, $15.00. High Beam Dreams, 350 Glassford Rd., Gibsons, BC. +1 604 728 5998 · plotkin.julie@gmail.com · www.facebook.com/5rhythmswaves
Tue Mar 31  Facebook Live: Local Musicians Mar 19-25: Check out some of the Coast's musicians stepping up to share their music from home ... Click on their name for the link. Mar 25   - Ron Campbell - vocals/piano Mar 23   - Kelly Michelle - guitar Mar 22   - Diane Baker - vocals, group singing Mar 21   - Bits of String Trio - Family trio, vocals, guitar, bass, violin Mar 21   - Brett Hinders - guitar, vocals Mar 20   - Kym Chi - Equinox Sound Journey - Singing bowls, didgeridoo Big thank you for sharing to Mark Trevis of  Unify the Music   , 7:00 PM
Tue Mar 31  Community Howl: There continues to be a synchronized howl each night in various communities  across the Coast as a workers salute. People are howling, singing, clanging and banging, from their own homes and bringing a sense of unity to the community. Thank you to the Rogue Festiva and artist Bobby Sutherland for the 'Wolf Howling' sculpture!, 7:00 PM
Tue Mar 31  Film Screening: “The Biggest Little Farm” – CANCELLED: Farmers, gardeners, and sustainable agriculture advocates, take heed. This inspirational film follows the eight-year journey of a young California couple as they pursue their dream of establishing a completely sustainable farm on reclaimed arid land without the use of any non-natural interventions. Filled with illuminating insights into the interdependence of ecological communities and breathtaking nature cinematography, this documentary provides a captivating, personal journey, with a gentle sense of humour. This will warm your insides. You’ll also remember the pig., 7:30 PM, $5 – $9. Gibsons Heritage Playhouse, 662 North Rd, Gibsons. https://scfs.ca/the-biggest-little-farm/
Tue Mar 31  Musicians play facebook live for SC Food Bank Fundraiser: Following is a list of the performers and the links to their videos from Friday, March 27th. Click and enjoy. Michael Friedman - guitar, vocals Sarah and David Poon and family - cello, piano Anna Lumiere - piano, vocals Pam Girome and Peter Hill - guitar, vocals Phillip Alexander Jagger - poetry Graham Walker - charango guitar, vocals, kids Gord and Nancy Birch - guitar, drums, vocals Douglas Campbell - piano, vocals Susanne Richter - piano, vocals Kevin Crofton - guitar, vocals Deanna Knight - vocals Brian Palmu / Verna Chan - Michael Lacoste - guitar Simon Paradis - guitar, vocals, 8:00 PM. musicinthelanding@gmail.com
Tue Mar 31  Opportunity: Submissions now open for GPAG 2021 exhibitions: Deadline March 31, 2020. Are you an artist with a body of work to exhibit? Or do you have a vision for a compelling community group installation, and have the time and skill set required to put it all together and turn the idea into reality?  All creative people are invited to help GPAG plan for a future exhibition year. If you are not an artist, you can help too! If you know of an amazing local artist whose work you think should be featured in an exhibit at GPAG, encourage that artist to consider an exhibition submission. Get your ideas down on paper now and handed into the Gallery by March 31, 2020. Visit http://www.gpag.ca/submissions for further information., 10:30 PM, Free. Gibsons Public Art Gallery, 431 Marine Drive, Gibsons. 604.886.0531 · info@gpag.ca · http://www.gpag.ca/submissions
Tue Mar 31  Opportunity: Coats of Paint Call for artists: Deadline April 12th. Paint fabric like you would a canvas then they are made into wearable coats. No sewing skills needed. Pattern and fabric are free. You just need paints and your artistry. The Wearable art Fashion show will be held May 23rd @ 7pm. Coats must be for sale in the silent auction. Artist receives 90% of sale., 10:30 PM. nellburnsart@gmail.com · www.facebook.com/coatsofpaintfashionshow · https://www.facebook.com/coatsofpaintfashionshow
Tue Mar 31  Opportunity: Looking for New Vendors: We are looking for vendors for the 2020 season of the Sechelt Farmers & Artisans Market. Please visit www.secheltmarket.com for details and application form. Open April 4th to September 26th., 10:30 PM. Sechelt Farmers & Artisans Market, end of Cowrie St & Shorncliff, Sechelt
Tue Mar 31  Opportunity: Apply for an exhibition: 2020: Feb, Mar, May Sep, Oct Nov; 2021: Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Sep. Apply to get your own Art Show at the Malaspina Exhibition Centre at VIU - Powell River. Free and open to all, honorarium provided, emerging artists welcome, solo, team or group shows Visit artpowellriver.com/apply for info, 10:30 PM, Free
Tue Mar 31  Opportunity: CALL for Artists and Artisans: Hackett Park Arts & Craft Fair: Early Bird deadline April 30, 2020. Dream of selling your wares this summer at the Hackett Park Arts & Craft Fair, August 15th & 16, 2020. The Fair has close to 5,000 people attending each year and is highly popular, drawing visitor and vendors from all over British Columbia. For more information and to fill in an application form online, go to https://sunshinecoastartscouncil.com/hackett-park-2020/ In order to ensure you get the spot you want, apply early before the Early Bird deadline of April 30, 2020., 10:30 PM. Hackett Park, 5765 Dolphin Street, Sechelt. 604 885 5412 · info@sunshinecoastartscouncil.com · https://sunshinecoastartscouncil.com/hackett-park-2020/
Wed Apr 1  Artist Exhibition: Mehran Modarres Sadeghi – GALLERY CLOSED: to April 12, 2020 Iranian artist, Mehran Modarres Sadeghi, presents two series of works: Thread and Ma Miaeem va Miravim (We Come and Go). Both series speak to her life in Iran. Come view this important exhibition about Iranian art and culture. Opening Reception: Sunday, March 15, 2-4 Meet the Artist: Sunday, March 22, 2-4, 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/upcoming-exhibitions/
Wed Apr 1  Roberts Creek Community Market – CLOSED: until further notice. 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 Apr 1  Sneak Attack Teaching: How to Educate Students and Break Down Social Barriers Without Anyone Knowing – CANCELLED: with Dominique Walker, BA Presented by Capilano University. How do you engage students and teach them design and life skills while mitigating social issues like loneliness and generational fear? Sneak attack teaching., 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM, Free. Gibsons & District Public Library, 470 Fletcher Rd S, Gibsons. 604.886.2130 · aroutley@gibsons.bclibrary.ca · https://gibsons.bc.libraries.coop/explore/calendar/
Wed Apr 1  Odonata SongRise – POSTPONED: Every 1st Wednesday of the month. A joyful participatory singing time for all ages. No experience required. All songs and parts are taught by the oral method of 'call and response'. Bring an open mind and heart. Be prepared to make lovely sounds, share laughter and make friends. Neuroscience has shown that singing in community improves mood, and creates connections between people. And it is fun! We sing songs from around the world and from song circle across North America. And we sing for the child within us all, and for the healing of the earth. "I sing for Love. I sing for Joy! Come share a song with me!”, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM, $2.00. Living Faith Lutheran Church, 4607 Whitaker Rd, Sechelt. 604.989.8424 · dianne.mary.baker@gmail.com
Wed Apr 1  PR – Townsite Jazz Festival 2020 – CANCELLED: April 1 - 4th. world-class performances with 10 ticketed events taking place throughout Powell River’s national historic district. Intimate venues will play host to a variety of jazz flavours, 8:00 PM, $20 – $180. Townsite, Powell River
Thu Apr 2  Art Exhibition: Shout Out! 2020 Youth – GALLERY CLOSED to April 7th: Youth art, loud and proud, returns to the walls of the Gibsons Public Art Gallery (GPAG). This exhibition features the works of art produced by children and youth from around the Sunshine Coast. Artists from ages 2 - 18 are invited to submit up to two pieces of artwork in any medium on any theme or subject. There is no judgment or jury, every applicant who submits is assured of having at least one piece of art included in the exhibition., 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Free. Gibsons Public Art Gallery, 431 Marine Drive, Gibsons. 604.886.0531 · info@gpag.ca · https://gpag.ca/upcoming/shout-out-young-peoples-art-show-march-12-april-5/
Thu Apr 2  SEWN Virtual Regional Meet Up with Victoria Maxwell: Join us for a virtual meet up and a timely discussion on Managing Anxiety & Mood with Victoria Maxwell. Victoria is an international award-winning mental health speaker, actor and playwright. At the age of 25 she was diagnosed with bipolar disorder, anxiety and psychosis and has since become a self-proclaimed Wellness Warrior and Bipolar Princess. Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/925910295, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Thu Apr 2  Facebook: Thursday Night Live with Joe Stanton: Join me for a couple of sets of music live from my house here on Facebook. Thursday's at 6:00 @joestantonmusic, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. https://www.facebook.com/joe.stanton.31 · https://www.facebook.com/joe.stanton.31
Thu Apr 2  April Fools Run and Vancouver Marathon Training Clinics: Weekly Thursday & Saturdays to April 4th. Train with us for the 2020 BMO Sunshine Coast April Fool's Run Presented by Eastlink, or the BMO Vancouver Marathon! Hosted by PaceSetter Athletic Run Club, the clinic fee includes a t-shirt, twice-weekly coached group sessions, full training schedule, 10% off regular priced items at PaceSetter, access to members only site with training tips and other info, discounted entry fees to some Lower Mainland events, and a special shopping/party night with double discount. All levels welcome - Learn to Run 5k, to Run Faster 10k to Half Marathon, and Marathon Training., 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM, $50 – $60. PaceSetter Athletic Footwear, 103 - 622 Hough Road, Gibsons. 604-885-8849 · info@pacesetterathletic.club · https://pacesetterathletic.ca/2019/12/spring-clinic-learn-to-run-fools-run-marathon-training-starts-jan-9/ · https://www.facebook.com/events/1195557937489826/
Thu Apr 2  Driftwood Players present: Blood Relations – POSTPONED: The probable run will be June 25 to July 12, but we will keep you posted.. 7:30 pm  Apr 2,3,4 & 9,10,11; 2:00 pm Apr 5 & 12; On a hot muggy day 1892 in Fall River an unknown person took an axe and gave a number of whacks to Andrew Borden and his wife Abigail. Andrew's youngest daughter Lizzie was acquitted of the double murder but acquittal did nothing to dispel suspicions. Did she? Or didn't she? The question still reverberates. Written by Sharon Pollack Directed by Anthony Pare Tickets $25: Gibsons Florist, Melomania, Strait Music and share-there.com, 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM, $25. Gibsons Heritage Playhouse, 662 North Rd, Gibsons. http://www.driftwoodplayers.ca/current.htm · https://www.facebook.com/Driftwood-Players-Present-496427595327/
Fri Apr 3  Follow Your Bliss watercolor classes – CANCELLED: Come paint transparent watercolours with Carol-Anne Almquist in my home studio. Cost is $40 includes supplies, coffee, tea. Small class sizes, maximum 8 students., 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM, $40. Home Studio, 5452 Kensington Road, Sechelt BC. http://calmquist.fineartstudioonline.com/
Fri Apr 3  Book Faire – CANCELLED: April 7-9.  Fri 12 to 5, Sat 10 to 5 and Sun 10 to 3. Up to two boxes of gently used donated books are appreciated (Fri/Sat only)., 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM, Free. Sechelt Public Library, 5797 Cowrie St, Sechelt. https://sechelt.bc.libraries.coop/explore/about-us/friends-of-the-library/
Fri Apr 3  Art Auction and Reception of hand-painted Children’s Chairs – POSTPONED: A fundraiser for Sunshine Coast Grandmothers and Grandothers for the Stephen Lewis Foundation to support African Grandmothers raising their grandchildren orphaned by AIDS. Local artists have painted a variety of childrens sized chairs as works of art (that can be sat upon) to be auctioned by Ed Hill. Also to be auctioned: Framed print by Motoko; SC Experience Pkg ($1000); Seymour Mountain Snow Fun poackages ($1200). Live jazz, wine and appetizers. Chairs will be on exhibition during 'Shout Out!' 2020 Youth Art Exhibition Mar 12-Apr 3 at Gibsons Public Art Gallery., 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM, $15. Gibsons Public Art Gallery, 431 Marine Drive, Gibsons
Fri Apr 3  Friday Night Dinner Shows – POSTPONED: Weekly Dinner show at the Wilde Kitchen in the Roberts Creek Legion. The best local talent and more! No charge (Donations gratefully accepted), 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Roberts Creek Legion, 3064 Lower Rd, Roberts Creek
Fri Apr 3  Acoustic Jam with Eddy Edrik – POSTPONED: Fridays, hosting and playing all time favourites at The Mad Park Legion., 7:00 PM. Pender Harbour Legion, 12829 Lillies Lake Rd, Madeira Park. 604 883 2235 · https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10215635677064537&set=gm.2847974451900413&type=3&eid=ARCUMNN7GjOL8dDHD6abQU76MSBltiMokKwG4TfkzZ3thFqq3jKHpwTCIn8mSQZluq7b6o2oAv4Ji_8D
Fri Apr 3  In Equal Music – POSTPONED: Bach's Brandenburg Concerto No 6 and Charpentier's Messe de Minuit directors: David and Sarah Poon. $25 advance; $30 at the door, $10 students, 7:00 PM, $25 – $30. St Hilda’s Anglican Church, 5838 Barnacle, Sechelt. http://www.coastmessiahchoir.ca
Fri Apr 3  Facebook Live concert: Ashly Hautala: A watch party 7:00pm - Singer/songwriter Ashley is one of our front-line workers at IGA Wilson Creek, so we appreciate her taking the time to play for you and help out SC Food Banks! Check it out on facebook here., 7:00 PM. Facebook
Fri Apr 3  Facebook: Friday Night Live Fundraiser for the Food Bank: Fridays from 7 pm. Bringing people together, separately, for a great cause--raising money for Sunshine Coast Food banks. Fridays from 7 pm to help raise money for this very important cause! Click attending and tune in on Friday for many artists coming to you live from their homes and studios! Donate directly to Sunshine Coast Community Services at : http://www.sccss.ca/get-involved/donate, 7:00 PM. musicinthelanding@gmail.com
Sat Apr 4  Introduction to Landscape: Sketch to Finished Work – POSTPONED: Instructor Rick Cepella. Rick will share how he has combined decades of time sketching and recording in the field with a studio practice that allows him to create bold, expressive works born of his passion for the natural world and keen study of painting in its many forms. This is an excellent opportunity to share in the wealth of experience and knowledge of an artist/educator who thrives on the enthusiasm of his fellow artists and students. Some painting/drawing experience an asset. Come prepared to work and learn. Please bring the painting tools you are familiar with. No oils. For drawing– a sketchbook and drawing tools including a black marker (non-toxic) . Bring samples of your work, reference photos and any examples of the work of others you admire., 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM, $100. The Arts Building, 464 S. Fletcher Rd, Gibsons. http://artsbuilding.org/introduction-to-landscape-sketch-to-finished-work/
Sat Apr 4  PR – Petunia is Back – CANCELLED: Featured with as a three piece this time, it will be another intimate evening. Pétunia - acoustic guitar vocals kazoo Devin Champlin (from Sons of Rainier) - mandolin, fiddle backing vocals Jan Peters - harmonica, Mandolin 19+ ID required. Price tba, 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM. Wildwood Public House, 5987 Lund St, Powell River. 604 483 4044
Sat Apr 4  Yoga on Tap – CANCELLED: until  further notice. Join yoga teachers Marlene Lowden and Samantha Burke every Saturday Morning at 9:45 for drop in Yoga in the warehouse. 20$ drop in, includes a flight of beer, cider or Kombucha afterwards., 9:45 AM – 10:45 AM, $20. Persephone Brewing, 1053 Stewart Road, Gibsons. https://www.facebook.com/events/557570558318646/?event_time_id=557570574985311
Sat Apr 4  PR – Up Town Winter Market: Saturdays to April, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. 4752 Joyce Ave, 4752 Joyce Ave, Powell River. https://www.facebook.com/uptownwintermarket/
Sat Apr 4  Scrabble Tournament! – CANCELLED: Join in the fun at this free Scrabble tournament! No one will be "eliminated" after losses—everyone gets to play four games! (Two-person games.) But there is, of course, only one tournament winner—is that you? ***Pre-registration required; limited to 16 players. Call the library at 604.886.2130 to register. *** Words played must be in the Official Scrabble Players' Dictionary, Sixth Edition. For more information, contact the organizer, Vern Giesbrecht, at 604.886.7226., 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Free. Gibsons & District Public Library, 470 Fletcher Rd S, Gibsons. 604.886.2130 · aroutley@gibsons.bclibrary.ca · https://www.facebook.com/events/767645010731756/
Sat Apr 4  Introduction to Growing Cannabis – CANCELLED: Learn the basics of growing Cannabis for personal us with Horticulture Centre of the Pacific instructor Jo Wyld. The workshop will cover history, identification, growing from seed and clones, pruning and training, considerations and methods for growing outdoors or indoors, and common pests and diseases. Space is limited and advance registration and payment is required. $65 for members, $75 for non-members. Call the Garden office Fridays through Mondays at (604) 740-3969 to reserve your spot., 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM, $65 – $75. Sunshine Coast Botanical Gardens, 5941 Mason Road, Sechelt. info@coastbotanicalgarden.org · https://www.facebook.com/events/1593404224142418/
Sat Apr 4  Film Screening: “Edge of the Knife” – CANCELLED: Winner of 17 awards, the first feature film made entirely in Haida. Inspired by traditional legend, the story starts as two large families gather for their annual fishing retreat on Haida Gwaii. A nobleman accidentally causes the death of his best friend’s son and retreats to the wilderness, tormented by what he has done. While he spirals into insanity, becoming Gaagiixid (a supernatural being crazed by hunger), his tribe tries to reclaim him. With amazing visuals, this film is beautifully visual and culturally and historically memorable. Director Gwaai Edenshaw will be in attendance., 2:00 PM, $8 – $12. Raven’s Cry Theatre, 5555 Sunshine Coast Hwy, Sechelt. https://scfs.ca/special-event-edge-of-the-knife-sgaawaay-kuuna/
Sat Apr 4  Opening Reception: Pour Your Heart Out – GALLERY CLOSED: Until further notice. The challenge for this collection was for each artist to use an acrylic pour as inspiration to create a textile/fibre art piece, measuring 18 inches by 24 inches. Smaller complementary pieces could also accompany the artist’s main entry. Participating Artists Hennie Aikman June Boyle Brenda Caswell Karen Caswell Margaret Kelly Gayle Lobban Pippa Moore Karrie Phelps Jesse Schut Gail Tellett, 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/ · https://www.facebook.com/fwstudio.gallery/?ref=bookmarks
Sat Apr 4  PR – Opening Reception & Talk: Heather Passmore ‘Motherwork’ – GALLERY CLOSED: Until further notice. The paintings in my “Motherwork” project utilize traditional casein paint I have created from natural pigments* and raw cow’s milk. Some of the paintings are also created from paint that incorporates expired breast milk that would otherwise be thrown away. In preparation for my project I acquired one gallon of outdated breast milk with which to make my own paint. Show runs to Apr 29th., 2:00 PM, Free. The Art Centre, 215 - 6975 Alberni St, Powell River. https://www.facebook.com/events/2644883275610515/
Sat Apr 4  Saturday Music Sessions at Tapworks – POSTPONED: Saturdays, a healthy mix of various local artists., 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM, Free. Tapworks Brewing Co., 537 Cruice Lane, Gibsons
Sat Apr 4  Charlotte Wrinch plays the Public Market – CANCELLED: Local singer-songwriter and recording artist, Charlotte plays guitar and sings originals and covers that meander through folk, jazz, bossa nova, rock and pop genres old and new while you sip and savour Emelle’s finest creations., 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM, Free. Gibsons Public Market, 473 Gower Point Road, Gibsons. events@gibsonspublicmarket.com · http://gibsonspublicmarket.com/ · https://www.facebook.com/gibsonspublicmarket/
Sat Apr 4  Paul James – Canadian recording artist – CANCELLED: Rewind to the Golden Age of Music and Dance to the beat of 50"s and 60's Rock n Roll and 80's and 90's Country. Saturday April 4th - 7:00pm to Close Advance Tickets available at the Legion Bar - $10.00 each, 7:00 PM – 11:30 PM, $10. Sechelt Legion, 5591 Wharf Ave, Sechelt. 604 885 2526 · https://www.facebook.com/events/3527141687358746/ · https://www.facebook.com/events/3527141687358746/
Sat Apr 4  Reading Series: Alicia Elliott – CANCELLED: Alicia is a Tuscarora writer living in Brantford, Ontario.  With her essay A Mind Spread Out On The Ground she made her mark as an author, and in 2018 won the ABC Taylor Emerging Writer Award.  In 2019 her first collection of essays, bearing the title of that first essay, appeared and was shortlisted for the Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Award for Nonfiction.  A review describes it as: “A bold and profound meditation on trauma, legacy, oppression and racism in North America. Admission by donation., 7:30 PM. Sunshine Coast Arts Centre, 5714 Medusa St., Sechelt. 604 885 5412 · info@sunshinecoastartscouncil.com · https://sunshinecoastartscouncil.com/alicia-elliott/
Sun Apr 5  BMO Sunshine Coast April Fool’s Run presented by Eastlink – POSTPONED: to Aug 9th. Enjoy our point-to-point, certified net downhill course from Gibsons to Sechelt, with friendly West Coast hospitality, low entry fee, rural setting, finisher's medals, hot soup and FUN! Run or walk the whole thing or do a 2 or 4 person relay. Free kids run for ages 7 and under., 9:17 AM – 1:00 PM, $20 – $50. Gibsons & Area Community Centre, 700 Park Road, Gibsons. 604-885-8849 · info@pacesetterathletic.club · https://foolsrun.com · https://www.facebook.com/foolsrun
Sun Apr 5  Planning Your 12-month Garden – CANCELLED: Linda Gilkeson can harvest something fresh from her garden every day of the year! How does she do it? It starts with the planning. It’s hard to imagine planting for winter when it’s still spring, but that’s when it starts. Learn how to manage your garden to maximize production and to grow fresh food all year long. No pre-registration required, admission by donation (suggested $15)., 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Sunshine Coast Botanical Gardens, 5941 Mason Road, Sechelt. info@coastbotanicalgarden.org · https://coastbotanicalgarden.org/upcoming-events/ · https://www.facebook.com/events/160817958544067/
Sun Apr 5  Voice Social – CANCELLED: Until  further notice. 1st Sunday each month. Meet and Eat. Come together and discuss interesting topics. Share experiences. Different topics every month., 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM. Village Restaurant, 5665 Cowrie St, Sechelt. https://www.facebook.com/voicesunshinecoast/
Sun Apr 5  Ron Campbell & Andy Rice at Ash Ave Amble: Two talented players come together for the first time to explore Jazz, Blues, and originals. Who knows what Andy Rice (of No Island) on keys/vox and Ron Campbell (the Skinny Old White Man) on guitar/vox will come up with? It's sure to be fresh and inspiring!, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM, $20. Townsite Brewing, 5824 Ash Ave, Powell River
Sun Apr 5  VoiceLab Social: Digital Edition: The world is a different place than it was one week ago. Let's talk about it. All are welcome to join this conversation. Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/406965607, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM. 604.989.2105 · info@fuseworkhub.ca · https://zoom.us/j/406965607
Mon Apr 6  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
Mon Apr 6  Spring Art Classes – Landscape: 8 classes ($80 members), ($90 non-members). Learn some creative techniques with instructor Shelley Stunell. Open to all new or experienced. This class is for beginners. April 6 - 29th. All classes are Mondays and Wednesdays 1 - 3 pm at Sarah Wray Hall., 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM, $80 – $90. Sarah Wray Hall, 4334 Irvines Landing Rd, Garden Bay. info@penderharbourheritage.ca · http://www.penderharbourheritage.ca/art-classes-spring-2020.html
Mon Apr 6  Brain Freeze Trivia Night: 1st Friday of the month. A lively game of general trivia, with tables of 1-5 players., 7:45 PM – 9:05 PM, $5. Roberts Creek Legion, 3064 Lower Rd, Roberts Creek
Tue Apr 7  Full Moon Rising Drum Circles – 2020: To be held on each fine weather full moon of 2020, with gratitude within the Shishalh Nation. This is our 2nd Year. Casting so much gratitude, joy and love to all who have joined us and all who will this year! We gather to share our unique beats, to build community, to honour the healing and life-giving qualities of Luna and the health we can find in drumming, in pausing to appreciate and reconnect deeply to ourselves, our ancestors (whoever they be) and this magical place here within the Shishalh Nation. All drums, ages and experience welcome., 7:20 PM – 8:30 PM. Sargeant Bay Provincial Park, Redrooffs Road, Halfmoon Bay. http://www.onefeatherhealing.com/ · https://www.facebook.com/Onefeatherhealing/
Wed Apr 8  Master Weaver Course: Level One: April 8 - 13. FibreWorks is pleased to be in partnership with Olds College in hosting the Master Weaver & Master Spinner Certificate Programs. The foundation class for the Artisan designation of the Master Weaver Program. It provides the basis for an ongoing exploration into weave structures, colour & design, and focuses on refining skills with materials and equipment., 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM, $1,100. FibreWorks Studio & Gallery, 12887 Sunshine Coast Highway, Madeira Park. 604.883.2380 · fibreworksgallery@telus.net · https://www.fibreworksgallery.com/master-weaver-spinner-programs/ · https://www.facebook.com/fwstudio.gallery/?ref=bookmarks
Wed Apr 8  SEWN AGM & Spring Social – NOW DOING IT VIRTUALLY: Come and join us for another Always Great Mingler (AGM) as we get a chance to meet and get to know other women on the Sunshine Coast, catch up on SEWN as a not-for-profit, and engage in conversations to help SEWN grow over the next year. Include a sit down dinner and talk by Life Coach, Adele Anderson. Price (includes dinner): Early bird member discount $40 March 8 - 30th Non-members tickets open for sale $45 - March 16 - 30th Members $45 & non-members $50 March 31 - April 8th, 6:00 PM, $40 – $50. Blue Ocean Golf & Country Club, 6177 Ripple Way, Sechelt
Wed Apr 8  Virtual AGM: SEWN: We're being socially responsible and holding our meeting virtually this year. The special meeting will include info in regards to the current and future landscape for businesses large and small that are effected by the COVID-19 virus. Regisont on our homepage: sunshinesewn.com  , 6:30 PM, Free. https://www.sunshinesewn.com
Wed Apr 8  Creative Dreamwork Classes: Connect with your dreams through creative exploration. In this meditative yet playful class you will work with whole dreams, fragments or a single image you remember through mindfulness, active imagination, creative journalling and visual art. You will gain a new understanding of the guidance these night-time images provide and decipher the messages your subconscious self is communicating to you. On this journey of self-discovery you will open doors to your imagination, nurture your creativity and connect with yourself on a deeper level. To register contact spaces2b@gmail.com, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM, $80. Gibsons Landing, Gibsons. 604.886.0200 · spaces2b@gmail.com · https://spacestobe.org/
Thu Apr 9  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
Fri Apr 10  School of Music Coffee House: Presented monthly in our intimate waterfront theare, with professional sound and lights. Coffee, tea, delicious desserts available., 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM, $10. Pender Harbour School of Music, 12956 Madeira Park Road, Madeira Park. 6048839749 · www.penderharbourmusic.ca · https://www.facebook.com/penderharbourmusic/
Sat Apr 11  Drawing with Bruce: Apr 11 & 12. Instructor Bruce Edwards. A hands-on approach to some of the techniques, styles, and mediums of drawing.  We will explore line by way of contour and gesture drawing, use of soft graphite, vine charcoal, blending tools, and fine line markers. Demonstration, step by step drawing, still life and use of black and white photos for reference will also be employed. Join Bruce for this fun and informative workshop., 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM, $100. The Arts Building, 464 S. Fletcher Rd, Gibsons. http://artsbuilding.org/drawing-with-bruce/
Sat Apr 11  Closing Reception: Anna Green: Join us in wishing a fond Farewell to Anna Green as she leaves the Sunshine Coast. Ann's whimsical Acrylic Paintings Cards & Calendars have brought us joy for many years. Her abundance of images could keep us smiling for many more., 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM, Free. Artworks Gallery & Framing, 5697 Cowrie St., Sechelt, BC. 6047402660 · artworkstours@telus.net
Sat Apr 11  Brickhouse Dance – CANCELLED: The Pender Harbour Blues Society is excited to present Vancouver's best party band. This is a fundraiser for the 17th Annual Pender Harbour Blues Festival. Buy tickets on our website www.phblues.ca Earthfair Bookstore - Madeira Park & Strait Music - Sechelt, 8:00 PM – 11:30 PM, $30. Pender Harbour Community Hall, 12975 Madeira Park Road, Madeira Park. 604-741-1186 · info@penderharbourbluesfestival.com · www.phblues.ca
Sun Apr 12  PR – The High Quadra Ramblers: a high energy banjo-fiddle duo touring their much-anticipated new original album. Both highly skilled instrumentalists, the album touches on multiple traditional genres while creating an entirely new feel to old music., 7:00 PM. Wildwood Public House, 5987 Lund St, Powell River. 604 483 4044 · https://www.facebook.com/events/535606897090961/
Tue Apr 14  47th Annual Sunshine Coast Festival of the Performing Arts: April 14 - May 10th. Highlights Concert May 10, 2020, 2pm, Heritage Playhouse, Gibsons. Check schedule at coastfestival.com/2020-festival/ Provides opportunities for musicians, vocalists and dancers to perform for appreciative audiences and receive expert adjudication in the following disciplines:  Choral, Dance, Speech & Dramatic Arts, Folk Instrumental, Woodwinds, Brass, Piano, Strings and Vocal. Held at various locations., 9:00 AM. https://www.coastfestival.com/2020-festival/
Tue Apr 14  Character Sculpting Workshops – POSTPONED: Coralie Swaney is offering three, 3-day polymer clay character sculpting workshops. Participants will create a completed character with a sculpted head and hands and wood body with collaged costume. No experience is necessary, and most supplies are provided. Limited to 4 participants per class. Feb 25-27 (1 spot left), Mar 17-19 (2 spots left) & Apr 14-16 (1 spot left). Cost is $275. Contact Coralie for further info: cswaney@dccnet.com, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM, $275.00. Smiling Seagull Studio, 549 Sargent Rd, Gibsons. https://www.facebook.com/CoralieSwaneyArt/
Tue Apr 14  Film Screening: “Wild Rose”: 23-year-old Rose-Lynn Harlan tries to rectify her chaotic life in Glasgow, Scotland. Streetwise, rebellious, and free-spirited, Rose-Lynn reconnects with her children, cared for during her jail term by her disapproving mother. Despite all odds, she travels to Nashville, Tennessee, following her dream of making it as a country singer at the Grand Ole Opry. But life is about compromises and choices. And what does it really mean to “make it”? This film has been described as dazzling, raw, intoxicating, and electric, with great music., 7:30 PM, $5 – $9. Gibsons Heritage Playhouse, 662 North Rd, Gibsons. https://scfs.ca/wild-rose/
Wed Apr 15  Master Weaver Course: Level Two: April 15 - 20. FibreWorks is pleased to be in partnership with Olds College in hosting the Master Weaver & Master Spinner Certificate Programs. LEVEL TWO: Successful completion of the previous level is required to continue in the program. These studies expand on knowledge and skill gained from working through the coursework and assignments of Level I., 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM, $1,100. FibreWorks Studio & Gallery, 12887 Sunshine Coast Highway, Madeira Park. 604.883.2380 · fibreworksgallery@telus.net · https://www.fibreworksgallery.com/master-weaver-spinner-programs/ · https://www.facebook.com/fwstudio.gallery/?ref=bookmarks
Wed Apr 15  Farm Gate Market Seedlings Sale: a great opportunity to come and shop all you need at once to garden , grow and plant. Lots of local Seeds to choose from , Plants ( sumac, raspberries, boysenberries, Artic kiwis,giant poppies, fruit trees , flowers , etc) Seedlings and lots of seedlings to put on the ground and grow your food !! All farmers , back yard vendors , homesteaders products are welcome to join us .( eggs must be from chickens fed organically as well organically agriculture standards ) * Note that we have a strictly Farmers Market protocol to follow and you must be aware first of the guidelines as a vendor or customer. Here are just a few to be familiar with : Its outdoors, Tents will be a few feet apart, keep Social distance while shopping at each booth , unfortunately you can't hang out with us, you will have to shop and leave. vendors bring a hand bassinet for water and soap. wear gloves and mask is safer ., 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Masonic Hall, 1319 Roberts Creek Road, Roberts Creek. farmgatemarket@gmail.com
Wed Apr 15  Film Screening: “Wild Rose”: 23-year-old Rose-Lynn Harlan tries to rectify her chaotic life in Glasgow, Scotland. Streetwise, rebellious, and free-spirited, Rose-Lynn reconnects with her children, cared for during her jail term by her disapproving mother. Despite all odds, she travels to Nashville, Tennessee, following her dream of making it as a country singer at the Grand Ole Opry. But life is about compromises and choices. And what does it really mean to “make it”? This film has been described as dazzling, raw, intoxicating, and electric, with great music., 7:30 PM, $5 – $9. Gibsons Heritage Playhouse, 662 North Rd, Gibsons. https://scfs.ca/wild-rose/
Fri Apr 17  Ron Campbell at the Seasider – CANCELLED: Until further notice.  Great view, great food, friendly people and LIVE music by Powell River's purveyor of old-style Blues and Jazz, Mr Ron Campbell on vocals, piano and acoustic guitar. No charge for the live music, though the tip jar is always open., 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM, Free. Seaside Bistro, 101-7074 Westminster St, Powell River. 604-485-0996 · manager@theseasider.ca · http://facebook.com/roncampbellmusic
Fri Apr 17  Astro Cafe: Every third Friday of the month  we meet informally at 7:30 pm at Tim Hortons in Sechelt and discuss astronomy news and developments. As soon as it is dark (weather permitting) we take our telescopes out to the seawall for public viewing of the night skies., 7:30 PM, Free. Tim Hortons, Sechelt. https://sunshinecoastastronomy.wordpress.com/regular-events/
Fri Apr 17  Driftwood Players Presents: Blood Relations – POSTPONED: The probable run will be June 25 to July 12, but will keep you posted.. 7:30 pm Apr 17 & 18; 2:00 pm Apr 19: On a hot muggy day 1892 in Fall River an unknown person took an axe and gave a number of whacks to Andrew Borden and his wife Abigail. Andrew's youngest daughter Lizzie was acquitted of the double murder but acquittal did nothing to dispel suspicions. Did she? Or didn't she? The question still reverberates. Written by Sharon Pollack Directed by Anthony Pare Tickets $25: Gibsons Florist, Melomania, Strait Music and share-there.com, 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM, $25. Chatelech Secondary School Theatre, 5904 Cowrie Street, Sechelt. http://www.driftwoodplayers.ca/current.htm
Fri Apr 17  Yaima with Simon Haiduk 4.20: Music interwoven with intention and acknowledgment for the elementals. Journey through Sonic Soundscapes traversing sensually stimulating and heart centred compositions deeply inspiring each listener to return to their truth., 8:00 PM, $20. Roberts Creek Community Hall, 1309 Roberts Creek Road, Roberts Creek
Fri Apr 17  Metallica Tribute / Master of Justice: From Vancouver BC, Canada's own, Master of Justice is among the premier Metallica tribute bands in the world today. Fans of Metallica expect and demand the very best live show, and as fans of Metallica, Master of Justice is obsessed with delivering even more than just a Metallica Tribute Show; they deliver the Full Metallica Experience! For them, it’s all about Authenticity., 9:00 PM, $10 – $20. Roberts Creek Legion, 3064 Lower Rd, Roberts Creek. https://www.facebook.com/events/538631636715717/
Sat Apr 18  Super Succulent Sale: Choose from lots of great, easy care succulents for sale, both hardy and a few more tender in our climate. This year the sale will be in the Potting Shed and regular sale area. Bring along a box or crate for your new-found treasures!, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM, Free. Sunshine Coast Botanical Gardens, 5941 Mason Road, Sechelt. info@coastbotanicalgarden.org · https://www.facebook.com/events/610437543018713/
Sat Apr 18  Indigo Dye + Shibori Techniques: Instructor: Amber Friedman.  We will learn about how Indigo pigment is different from all other natural dyes, the proper way to prepare and use it to dye fabric. You will learn the Japanese art of Shibori, which is a classic way of making patterns by folding, tying, clamping and sewing fabric.  We will also make a standard Indigo vat designed for high production. Materials will be provided, however, feel free to bring one piece of clothing to dye. Bring – lunch, 1 article of clothing/fabric (natural material works best), a friend! Cost - $125 (+ eventbrite fee), No Refund Policy Students - please bring $25 material fee to be paid in cash or cheque on the day of the workshop., 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM, $25 – $125. The Arts Building, 464 S. Fletcher Rd, Gibsons. http://artsbuilding.org/april-5-indigo-dye-shibori-techniques/
Sat Apr 18  Film Screening: “Wild Rose”: 23-year-old Rose-Lynn Harlan tries to rectify her chaotic life in Glasgow, Scotland. Streetwise, rebellious, and free-spirited, Rose-Lynn reconnects with her children, cared for during her jail term by her disapproving mother. Despite all odds, she travels to Nashville, Tennessee, following her dream of making it as a country singer at the Grand Ole Opry. But life is about compromises and choices. And what does it really mean to “make it”? This film has been described as dazzling, raw, intoxicating, and electric, with great music., 2:00 PM, $5 – $9. Raven’s Cry Theatre, 5555 Sunshine Coast Hwy, Sechelt. https://scfs.ca/wild-rose/
Sat Apr 18  PR – Master of Justice – Metallica Tribute: Metallica Tribute, obsessed with delivering even more than just a Metallica Tribute Show; they deliver the Full Metallica Experience!, 9:00 PM, $15 – $20. McKinney’s Pub, 6251 Yew St, Powell River. https://www.facebook.com/events/3113489792011449/ · https://www.facebook.com/events/3113489792011449/
Sun Apr 19  Paul Marleyn and Silvia Fraser – Concert – CANCELLED: World renowned British-born cellist, Paul Marleyn, Professor of Cello and Head of Strings at U. of Ottawa, in concert with international award-winning pianist, Silvia Fraser, from Switzerland., 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM, $25. Pender Harbour School of Music, 12956 Madeira Park Road, Madeira Park. http://penderharbourmusic.ca
Sun Apr 19  PR – Roger Langmaid Returns with Carsten Huber: Fingerstyle guitarist and singer Roger Langmaid accompanied by Carsten Huber on Accordion are featured at our Sunday Night Social this week. They perform tunes from an eclectic repertoire reflecting Roger's lifelong passion for music from different eras and genres.. No cover Family friendly, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Wildwood Public House, 5987 Lund St, Powell River. 604 483 4044 · https://www.facebook.com/events/264852877833957/
Wed Apr 22  Master Spinner Course: Level One: April 22 - 27. FibreWorks is pleased to be in partnership with Olds College in hosting the Master Weaver & Master Spinner Certificate Programs. The Master Spinner program consists of six progressive levels of classroom and independent study involving skill development, research studies and project assignments in the area of hand spinning of all major types of fibres, yarns and the end use of the spun yarns. At all levels, students are evaluated on the basis of written assignments, practical projects, oral presentations and skill development., 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM, $200. FibreWorks Studio & Gallery, 12887 Sunshine Coast Highway, Madeira Park. 604.883.2380 · fibreworksgallery@telus.net · https://www.fibreworksgallery.com/master-weaver-spinner-programs/ · https://www.facebook.com/fwstudio.gallery/?ref=bookmarks
Fri Apr 24  Powell River Academy of Music Cabaret: "The 60's" is the theme for this year's Cabaret. A variety of singers, backed by the Academy house band - Walter Martella, Ron Campbell, Dennis Fox and Al Dupuis - will serenade you with hits from the Swingin' Sixties!, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM, $25. James Hall, 7280 Kemano St, Powell River. https://www.powellriveracademy.org/con_cabaret.shtml
Fri Apr 24  Flute Loops – A Subatomic Rock Opera: April 24 - 25. Quirks, quarks, strangeness, and charm collide with the substance of sound in a subatomic rock opera where anything that can happen does... Doors 7:30pm, Tickets $20 advance + fees. $25 at the door. All ages, 8:00 PM, $20 – $25. Heritage Playhouse, 662 North Road, Gibsons
Sat Apr 25  April Tools Wooden Boat Challenge 2020 – CANCELLED: 19th Annual - Teams of 4 build a boat and race it around set course. "Twist" announced at 10 am. Building from 11am to 2pm. Then a break while high school teams race with adult races following. Free boat building for children and lots of good refreshments. Prizes: 1st $700; 2nd: $400; 3rd: $250. Entry forms available at apriltools.ca. Entry fee $180 - Save $20 if received by April 1 - $160, 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM. Seafarer’s Millennium Park, Madeira Park. http://www.penderharbourheritage.ca/april-tools.html
Sat Apr 25  April Tools Special Show at Harbour Gallery – POSTPONED: Featured this weekend are the beautiful pastels of Cary Campbell and Liz Summerfield's stunning wool and silk "paintings". Open from 10am to 4pm, Saturday and Sunday at 12954 Madeira Park/Gonzales Rd., 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Pender Harbour Gallery, 12954 Madeira Park Rd, Madeira Park. donjoh0001@gmail.com · https://www.facebook.com/pages/category/Art/Harbour-Gallery-Madeira-Park-1130791950426386/
Sat Apr 25  Sunshine Coast Streamkeepers Monthly Invasive Plant Removal: Join us on the last Saturday of February as we continue to remove the invasive plants (mostly ivy) from the area around Malcolm Creek. (in Roberts Creek) WHAT TO WEAR: Work gloves, rain gear (if raining) and outdoor/gardening clothes that includes long sleeves, sturdy boots are a must and a hat is recommended. DIRECTIONS: Metcalfe Road is off Lower Road (about 1 1/2 km from Gumboot Cafe), look for the 'Beach Access' sign off Lower Road. Drive to bottom of Metcalf Rd. We will be near the bridge over Malcolm Creek- Questions: email scstreamkeepers@gmail.com, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. 604 614 9814 · scstreamkeepers@gmail.com · https://www.facebook.com/events/2522601011350164/
Sat Apr 25  Gibsons Garden Club Plant and Bake Sale – CANCELLED: Gibsons Garden Club Plant and Bake Sale Flowers, Shrubs, Herbs, Vegetables, Baked Goods and More . Garden Experts Help. Free Admission, Gibsons Community Center Lower Parking Lot.  Rain or Shine. Cash Only., 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM, Free. Gibsons & Area Community Centre, 700 Park Road, Gibsons
Sat Apr 25  Charlotte Wrinch plays Persephone: Local singer-songwriter and recording artist, Charlotte plays guitar and sings originals and covers that meander through folk, jazz, bossa nova, rock and pop genres old and new while you sip and savour Persephone’s finest creations., 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM, Free. Persephone Brewing, 1053 Stewart Road, Gibsons. https://www.facebook.com/PersephoneBrewing/ · https://www.facebook.com/PersephoneBrewing/
Sat Apr 25  Sunshine Coast Ciders & Sours Festival – POSTPONED: Presented by The Bricker Cider Company and sponsor, Charm and Gusto, this inaugural fundraiser for the Sunshine Coast Food Bank features a three-hour tasting event showcasing some of BC's finest craft cideries and breweries. $45 early bird to March 1st. $55 after. Participants receive a branded glass and circulate with friends through the tasting venue, chat with vendors, enjoy a live band and sample more than 100 different products. Saturday After Parties: El Segundo; Batch 44 **PLEASE NOTE: You must be 19+ years of age to attend. Please have government issued ID on hand.**, 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM, $45 – $55. Sechelt Legion, 5591 Wharf Ave, Sechelt. 604.458.2443 · jocelyne@brickerscider.com · https://www.google.com/search?q=brickers+cider+company&oq=Brickers&aqs=chrome.2.69i57j0l4j69i60l3.6335j0j7&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8
Sat Apr 25  ARTESIA COFFEE HOUSE: Last Friday of the month. A night of live music and  a poet. 3-4 acts, slide show, community and treats by Trish., 7:30 PM, $10. Sunshine Coast Arts Centre, 5714 Medusa St, Sechelt. artcrawl@eastlink.ca
Sat Apr 25  The Moss Collective – featuring Anita Eccleston: Moss is a trio of Sunshine Coast musicians Anna Lumiere, Graham Ord and Aristazabal Hawkes. The Moss Collective adds Vancouver performers Anita Eccleston and Bernie Arai and together, they perform an eclectic mix of jazz, funk and soul loaded with groove and atmosphere. Don't miss out on this amazing evening of live music at The 101 Brewhouse + Distillery in Gibsons, BC. Tickets are available now at Eventbrite and at The 101., 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM, $20. The 101 Brewhouse + Distillery, 1009 Highway 101, Gibsons. https://www.facebook.com/events/572716376651845/ · https://www.facebook.com/events/572716376651845/
Sun Apr 26  Succulent Workshop: Karin Tigges will lead this hands-on workshop explaining the care and propagation of both tender and hardy succulents. Learn the ideal growing conditions and how to increase your stock year after year. Participants will come away with a plant for their home garden. This workshop is limited to 25 people and advance registration and payment is required. Call the Garden office or email info@coastbotanicalgarden.org to reserve your spot. $15 for Members, $20 for Non-Members., 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM, $15 – $20. Sunshine Coast Botanical Gardens, 5941 Mason Road, Sechelt. info@coastbotanicalgarden.org · https://www.facebook.com/events/203031677602061/
Sun Apr 26  Earth Day Festival: Come out and be a part of this outstanding tradition. Celebrate our community, the global community and the Earth. Dance on the Mandala to fabulous sunshine coast music! Learn with engaging local teachers and knowledge keepers. Indulge in the most delicious foods, made fresh by local talents! Shop and talk with local vendors and non-profits!, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM, Free. Roberts Creek Pier. 604.740.7738 or Danise 604.886.1371 · market@robertscreekcommunity.ca · https://www.facebook.com/events/304495820510642/
Sun Apr 26  Off the Page Play reading (rescheduled date): HOW THINGS HAVE CHANGED, by local, nationally award-winning playwright David King, will be the final reading of the season for the Off The Page play reading series. ThIs clever comedy, about a recently widowed man, his sister, and their long time friend, is set in Gibsons 5 years in the future. The readings are always entertaining, but if you live in Gibsons, How Things Have Changed is sure to strike a chord. (How WILL things have changed?) This month’s actors are Dave Hurtubise, Wanda Nowicki and John Payne. Admission by donation., 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Heritage Playhouse, 662 North Road, Gibsons. 604-740-1485 · Janetleahodgk@gmail.com · https://www.facebook.com/Off-The-Page-344477429429310/?ref=bookmarks
Tue Apr 28  ‘Two Piano Tornado’ from Yukon/Manitoba: Two Piano Tornado is an unpredictable vortex that will pick the listener up and deposit them in another realm, surrounding them with swirling riffs improvised completely from what they hear in each other’s playing. Never the same, always changing direction, and always spinning through both standard and original tunes, Annie Avery and Grant Simpson are a true force of nature. Doors at 7:00pm. $20, Kids free. Call for location 604.740.8094 or 866.925.6889, 7:30 PM, $20. Roberts Creek. 1.866.925.6889 · attend@homeroutes.ca
Thu Apr 30  Spin In at the Yurts: last Thursday of the month. 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/
Fri May 1  Book Faire: May 1-3.  Fri 12 to 5, Sat 10 to 5 and Sun 10 to 3. Up to two boxes of gently used donated books are appreciated (Fri/Sat only)., 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Sechelt Library Community Room, 5797 Cowrie St, Sechelt. https://sechelt.bc.libraries.coop/explore/about-us/friends-of-the-library/
Fri May 1  PR – Art Exhibition: Giovanni Spezzacatena “Itch Meets Scratch”: Recent textural abstracts in wood, beeswax, copper, rust & pigments. Opening reception TBA, 7:00 PM. Malaspina Exhibition Centre VIU, 7085 Nootka St, Powell River. https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10157917082405132&set=gm.2801995433215758&type=3&eid=ARD18BH8OEJ4Z0JEnP5CWVxWRmYt0H9BahNw7PA5vOik_3oy2PPebeQXsVmrB6D26wgM-hqUVKbhD4vQ

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