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August 2020

Art Exhibition: The Landing Artists

August 5 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until August 16, 2020

| Gibsons Public Market, Gibsons
Free

to August 16. Six local artists from the group on display (and for sale) in the Atrium and upstairs in the Coastal Room. Artists include: R. Rodgers, E.Seepish, C. Swaney  T.Joel, E.Hill, C. Bayntun

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Art Exhibition: Joy: For the Joy of It

August 5 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until August 9, 2020

| Gibsons Public Art Gallery, Gibsons
Free

Daily from Jul 9 - Aug 9. 11am to 4pm. Five artists (Greta Guzek, Motoko, Jen Drysdale, Kirsten Guzek and Josefa Fritz Barham) explore the theme of Joy. "In the muddy waters of humanity, the arts often choose to express sorrow over joy, disaster over achievement, malice over goodwill. Though opposites amplify each other, we wonder if it is harder to find symbols or marks of joy. We have hope that at the core, whether quiet or radiant, life and…

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Art Exhibition: FibreWorks Studio & Gallery Re-Opens with ‘Connected’

August 5 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until August 12, 2020

| FibreWorks Studio & Gallery, Madeira Park

The gallery plans to be open June 27th until October 31st this season. Wed - Sun, 12-4 PM and by appointment. First show: Connected - June 27-Aug 12, 2020 - No Opening Reception

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Art Exhibition: Veronica Trujilo, Forest Skin

August 5 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until August 17, 2020

| Doris Crowston Gallery, SC Arts Centre, Sechelt
Free

July 17-August 16. Forest Skin is an exhibition of work by Squamish-based artist Veronica Trujillo. Forest Skin was born between thoughts and daily walks as an exercise in approaching the environment and its community where she currently lives. Starting from the notion of exploring the human-landscape interaction through painting. The landscape observes us with an external face that has been formed with the time. Not only naturally but also by the uninterrupted human persistence.

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Art Exhibition: Lucas Kratochwil, “Immersion in Nature”

August 5 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until August 16, 2020

| Doris Crowston Gallery, SC Arts Centre, Sechelt
Free

July 17-August 16. The exhibition seeks to bring back the attention of the viewer toward nature and remind us we are here only as visitors and it is our responsibility to take care of this planet. These paintings aim to have viewers feel immersed in nature, struck, non-existing, in complete awe, and at peace.

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PR – Art Exhibition – Finding a Place

August 5 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 3:00 pm, repeating until August 6, 2020

| Tidal Art Centre, Lund

to Aug 6. A collab show by artist partners Joshua deGroot & Annie Robinson ... the work from our time doing an artist residency at Tidal Art Centre in Lund.

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PR – Up Town Summer Mid Week Market

August 5 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 5, 2020

| 4752 Joyce Ave, Powell River

Wednesdays to October. Great selection, farm fresh food, great people, fantastic freshly baked goods

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Open Mic – Gibsons & District Public Library

August 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until October 7, 2020

| Virtual
Free

The Gibsons & District Public Library is hosting an Open Mic night on Zoom on the first Wednesday of every month. Join us on August 5th, 7–8pm to listen to people share their original material. Even better, share your own material. It can be prose, poetry, spoken word, a song, a rap... any original material that is no longer than 5 minutes. Email us before July 29th to reserve your spot. stalbot@gibsons.bclibrary.ca Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83648459130?pwd=Y09hWkkyTkNpYUxLUndNZzB1c1QrZz09

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Jack Gibson First Ever Fine Art Sale

August 5 @ 8:28 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:28 pm on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, repeating until August 31, 2020

A Portion of his collection including works by April White, Mike Svob and Salgado. View all works at jackgibsongallery.com or contact Jack Gibson for viewing in Garden Bay at 778.772.3036. Marta's jewelry also on sale.

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Opportunity: Musicians wanted

August 5 @ 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30 pm, repeating until August 23, 2020

| Gibsons Public Market, Gibsons

to play Saturdays 2:30 - 4:30 pm in the Atrium of Gibsons Public Market. Contact kiah@gibsonspublicmarket.com for more information.

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Opportunity: Life Drawing Group is hiring new models

August 5 @ 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30 pm, repeating until August 18, 2020

| Sunshine Coast Arts Centre, Sechelt

held at the Sunshine Coast Arts Centre in Sechelt $100 for 2-1/2 hrs. Contact: Claude 604.314.4593

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Opportunity: 2020 Creative Expression During Social Distancing

August 5 @ 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30 pm, repeating until June 24, 2020

An event every day that begins at 8:30 pm, repeating until August 31, 2020

| Gibsons Public Art Gallery, Gibsons
Free

DIGITAL EXHIBITION at GPAG. We invite all ages to connect with community, provide an opportunity for you to share your feelings through art during this historical moment we all find ourselves in. We welcome digital files of ORIGINAL ARTWORK you have created in response to Covid-19 during times of physical distancing. Photography, visual arts, spoken word video, dance video… it’s up to you. Show us what’s happening in your studio or on the streets in your community.

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Artist Opportunity: Relics Of Our Past: The Beachcombers Reimagined

August 5 @ 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30 pm, repeating until August 10, 2020

| Orca’s Pod, Gibsons
Free

Deadline Aug 10. Submissions now open for group art show @ Orca's Pod art gallery in Gibsons! Artists are invited to pay homage to our local television icons upon the 30th anniversary of the show's wrap, using any medium – painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, collage, video, sound, etc. – for an exhibition that will run from mid-August through the Art Crawl in late October. To submit works, contact Jody – jody@orcaspod.ca, call/text 604.366-1950 or drop in Monday through Saturday at…

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Facebook Live: Local Musicians July 31st to Aug 2nd

August 5 @ 9:16 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:16 pm, repeating until August 14, 2020

| Online

Check out some of the Coast’s musicians sharing their music online … Click on the name for the link – Ron Campbell - guitar, harmonica, guitar, vocals : Joe Stanton - guitar, vocals - Friday Night Live - First Set : Joe Stanton - guitar, vocals - Friday Night Live - Second set : Ernestine-Ernie Day - guitar : Nearly Neil - Live in Gambier Harbour : Sechelt Summer Series - Bonar - guitar, vocals : Sechelt Summer Series - John…

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Facebook Live: Local Musicians July 26 – 30th

August 5 @ 9:17 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:17 pm, repeating until August 9, 2020

Check out some of the Coast’s musicians sharing their music online … Click on the name for the link – Slow Sunday - Bits of String, Kaia Neilsen, bass/vocals, Mark Lebbel, guitar/vocals, Ken Dalgleish, keyboard Slow Sunday - Bits of String 2 - 'Soul of Fire' Sweet Sundays - Deanna Knight, Chris Rolland, guitar/uke/harmonica/vocals, John Ellis, guitar/keyboard/vocals Kaishan - guitar vocals - original "Grieve" - video Ernestine-Ernie Day - guitar

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Facebook Live: Local Musicians July 21 – 25th

August 5 @ 9:18 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:18 pm, repeating until August 5, 2020

Check out some of the Coast’s musicians sharing their music online … Click on the name for the link – Joe Stanton and Dennis Jensen - banjo, guitar, vocals Val Rutter - pian0 - For Peace and Praise II Joe Stanton - guitar, vocals - Friday Night Live - 1st set Joe Stanton - guitar, vocals - Friday Night Live  - 2nd set Sechelt Summer Music Series -  guitar, vocals - Ashley Hautala Sechelt Summer Music Series - Brian Swanson (keyboards),…

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Myths Magic and Imagination Summer Camp (Ages 6-13)

August 6 @ 9:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until August 21, 2020

| The Art Centre, Powell River

Weekly camps are July 13th to August 21st at The Art Centre! Myths, Magic, and Imagination. Enter a magical world through creative arts, sound, story telling and music. Camp 1 - July 13th-17th Faeries & Elves Camp 2 - July 20th-24th Merfolk & Sea Monsters Camp 3 - July 27th-31st Unicorn & Pegasus Camp 4 - August 10th-14th Phoenix & Dragons Camp 5 - August 17th-21st Ogres & Pixies 9am to 3pm • Ages 6-13 • Early drop off and…

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PR – Fall & Winter Gardening Workshop

August 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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One event on August 12, 2020 at 5:30 pm

One event on August 15, 2020 at 1:30 pm

| Mother Nature Garaden Home & Pet, Powell River
$20

Join Cathy Ickringill, our Nursery Manager as she shares her knowledge behind the what, where, when and how to be a successful winter gardener. Seating is limited so register early by either popping into Mother Nature or call 604-485-9878. Cost is $20. The workshop will be held in the Nursery to allow for 6ft Social Distancing. We encourage wearing masks however as at this time it’s not mandated

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Joe Stanton Live @ John Henry’s

August 6 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until August 13, 2020

| John Henry’s Marina & Resort, Garden Bay

Thursdays, 4:30 to 7:30 weather permitting in Garden Bay

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Brain Freeze Trivia – It’s Back Baby

August 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm | Roberts Creek Legion, Roberts Creek

It's a fundraiser for our precious Little Legion, which needs our help right now. We will be socially distanced, outside where the Legion has been operating for the last few weeks. We even have tents and cover, so we're good to go rain or shine. So please come out for some dinner and some most excellent trivia.

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Art Exhibition: Harbour Gallery Summer Hours

August 7 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until August 30, 2020

| Pender Harbour Gallery, Madeira Park
Free

Open Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 11 to 4, throughout July and August. Our artists have been busy creating during this unique time, so please stop in and check out our new work. Contact Donna 604-323-4929 or June 604-883-2807 for a private showing, if preferred.

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Beachcomber Ukes and Others

August 7 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:30 am on Friday, repeating until August 28, 2020

| Sechelt Library Outdoor Stage, Sechelt

Fridays - For all you BUGS who were also coming to the weekly get togethers at the Sechelt Seniors Activity Centre for the Fountain of Uke ukulele group, we have started meeting once again every Friday 11:30-12:30 outside the Sechelt Library under the canopy that is there. Proper distancing protocols are in place, of course. This community group is for everyone no matter the level of player you are or even if you just want to come and "hang out"…

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Kitty & The Rooster

August 7 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm | Roberts Creek Legion, Roberts Creek
$20

a rock n’ roll duo from Vancouver featuring Jodie Ponto on the stand-up cocktail drumkit and Noah Walker on electric guitar. They are known for their surf-tastic hooks, clever lyrics, and ridiculously fun shows on the Little Legion Outdoor Stage. Music from 5-7 pm, doors at 4pm Due to social distancing limited tickets are available - on sale now here. $20 / Ticket, available to members only until Aug 1. If there are any tickets left by the weekend you…

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Sunshine Coast Mountain Bike Trail Challenge

August 8 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until August 9, 2020

| Porpoise Bay Provincial Park, Sechelt
$239 – $279

Aug 8-9. The sunshine coast is a short (and scenic!) ferry ride from Vancouver. Our first day’s ride will begin from Halfmoon Bay, only 45 minutes north of the Langdale ferry terminal;utilizing a combination of existing trail systems, deactivated forestry roads and single track trail, our route will take us (35 km-elevation gain of 700m) to Porpoise Bay. There will be festivities and overnight stay at Porpoise Bay Park (camping facilities only). Sunday, the ride will continue south out of…

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