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Live Music at the Clubhouse: Patricia Burnett

May 14 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Live Music returns to the outdoor patio. You can feel comfortable & confident, as we adhere to all BC Public Health Protocols. To reserve: 603.883.9542

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SC Astronomy Speaker Series: Ray Kostaschuk

May 14 @ 7:00 pm
Zoom

a geoscientist specializing in sedimentary processes in rivers, lakes and estuaries. He was a Professor in the Department of Geography at the University of Guelph for 25 years. He is currently an Adjunct Professor in the School of Environmental Science at SFU where he works with Professor Jeremy Venditti and graduate students on sedimentation in the Fraser River. His topic will be: Rivers of the Solar System Use this link to join our Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83892103732?pwd=R1RpVkRTLzB3eDFZcWs0enFhczkwdz09  

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Opportunity: Call for Exhibition Proposals 2022/23

May 14 @ 8:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 pm, repeating until June 30, 2021

Doris Crowston Gallery, SC Arts Centre, Sechelt

Deadline June 30.  We welcome proposals each year for the Doris Crowston Gallery at the Sunshine Coast Arts Centre. We encourage proposals for exhibitions and artwork that will challenge visitors, provoke conversation and connect to pressing concerns of our time. While membership in the SCAC is not required in order to make a submission to the gallery, selected artists must become members if they are selected to exhibit. We are looking for submissions from the greatest range of art mediums…

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Opportunity: Responsive Neighbourhood Small Grants

May 14 @ 8:30 pm
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daily to Sept 9 or when funds run out

Responsive Neighbourhood Small Grants (NSG) provides grants of up to $500 for projects that connect people socially or involve sharing skills or talents with each other. Projects must stay within guidelines for physical distancing. Get more information here.

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Opportunity: The Kube Call For Artists 2022

May 14 @ 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30 pm, repeating until May 20, 2021

the Kube, Gibsons

Submit your work to info@thekube.ca. Please include your proposal, website, and images of work. We’ll be contacting selected artists by email. Show us whatcha got! J+J

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Opportunity: PR – Powell River Photo Competition

May 14 @ 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30 pm, repeating until June 9, 2021

Deadline June 9 2021. There are two categories for photographers 18+ and photographers under 18.  For prizes and competition rules click here.

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Opportunity: Beyond The Box – Mini Model Design Contest ages 5-17yrs

May 14 @ 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30 pm, repeating until June 1, 2021

Online

Deadline for submissions June 1st 2021.  Contest winners announced June 15th 2021. If you could build a home any way you wanted, what would it look like? Build us a miniature model: think Beyond the Box – and let your creativity soar! Open to all Sunshine Coast children and youth. Three winners will receive prizes in each age category: 5-6 yrs/7-9 yrs/10-12 yrs/13-17 yrs. Building Sessions (Optional) : Meet on Zoom  for our group building sessions! May 1st 11am-12pm. Get…

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Opportunity: qathet region Studio Tour – Call for Artists

May 14 @ 8:30 pm
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Daily to May 15

Deadline May 15. Call for Participating Artists- This is to announce that the qathet region Studio Tour (formerly Powell River Studio Tour) applications now being accepted (until May 15, 2021) Please view the details and link to the application form at: artpowellriver.com/studiotour Please share widely!

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Opportunities: DOS Call to Artists for Street Banners

May 14 @ 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30 pm, repeating until May 17, 2021

Deadline May 17. The District of Sechelt is looking for local artists and/or graphic designers 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 88 banners. Details on how to apply can be found via link below. Apply here.

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Opportunity: Call for Submissions: Q(uee)R Zine

May 14 @ 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30 pm, repeating until June 15, 2021

Deadline June 15. Powell River's What the Plus (+) LGBTQ2S+ Fest (theme: Creative Self Portrait) (Exhibition July 22- Aug 7 at The Art Centre qathet Public Gallery in Powell River, BC) has a ZINE component this year : it's called QR Zine and we want you to submit content to us - your original comics, illustrations, photos, writing, ideas, sketches, with optional QR code linked online content, on the 'creative self LGBTQ2S+ portrait'. See link for details here.    

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Opportunity: Howe Sound Art Challenge

May 14 @ 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30 pm, repeating until May 30, 2021

Deadline May 30. To celebrate World Oceans Day, students from K-12 are invited to submit artwork with the theme: Ocean Life. We encourage students to be creative and to share their story about what they love most about where they live within Howe Sound’s precious watershed. The winning artwork from each grade will receive a cash prize of $50, and will be featured in a special edition 2022 school-year calendar. Students will also receive a free copy of the published…

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Opportunity: Rockfish Art Festival Fundraiser- Order yours now

May 14 @ 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30 pm, repeating until May 27, 2021

Gibsons Public Market, Gibsons

Deadline to create May 27. Confirm your participation and order your Rockfish $20.  Collect your Rockfish at Gibsons Public Market Reception Desk and create your masterpiece. Return by May 28th. Displayed to community and bidding from June 8-20 at Gibsons Public Market. Includes online bidding. Bidding closes June 20 @3pm. Order your Rockfish Canvas here.

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Opportunity: UNITY ART EXHIBITION CALL OUT

May 14 @ 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30 pm, repeating until June 15, 2021

Deadline June 15. The Sechelt Arts Festival curated art exhibition invites LGBTQ2+ identified visual artists on the SC to submit expressions of interest to participate in the annual show Oct 8-24, 2021. In times of isolation and strife, artists are relied upon to help make sense of the world around us. The 2021 theme, UNITY, will explore our political, racial and societal divisions. How can we work better together, in unity to address these challenges collaboratively through the queer artist’s…

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Online Live: Local Musicians – May 1 – 7th

May 14 @ 9:56 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:56 pm, repeating until May 19, 2021

Online

Online Check out some of the Coast’s musicians sharing their music online … Click on the name for the link – George Connell - Highway of Tears, from Elephant in the Room CD ; Joe Stanton -  guitar, vocals - Thursday Night Live ; Ron Campbell - vocals, piano, uke, harmonica - Wednesday Live : Captain Fantasy -  "She's your baby" ; Michael Lacoste - Marvin and Sons - 'Get Down with the Lock Down' ; Matt Richards - vocals,…

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Sechelt Farmers’ Market

May 15 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Saturday, repeating until September 25, 2021

End of Cowrie Street, Sechelt

to Sept 25. Currently limited to food onlyvendors from all over the Sechelt Peninsula sell the finest merchandise the Sunshine Coast has to offer. Physical distancing and sanitizing practices in effect. ⁣ Come out and support your local makers, bakers and growers!

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Art Exhibition: Martin W. Smith & Nadine Sallinen

May 15 @ 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 May 30, 2021

Gibsons Public Market, Gibsons

to May 30. Nadine finds peace and enjoyment from drawings and painting and being able to explore the use of different mediums and techniques. Her current medium of choice is soft pastels. Martin likes the similarities between painting and instrumental music and I hope to evoke feelings that cannot be described in spoken language.

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Nia fitness classes outside

May 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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If weather is really horrible, check for cancellation on FB page "Nia with Dhyana"
Dougall Park, Gibsons

Nia ~ Love how you feel! Nia is a movement practice that fuses dance, martial arts and yoga while expressing your individuality. Every class is a joyful journey that positively affects the way you feel, look, and approach life. Nia classes are led to soul-stirring music in more than 45 countries. To meet the current requirements of Covid social distancing, Dhyana's classes are now being taught outside, rain or shine, to an enthusiastic following at the gazebo in Dougall Park,…

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Science Odyssey Aquarium Free Day

May 15 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until May 16, 2021

Nicholas Sonntag Marine Education Centre, Gibsons

May 15 & 16. Limited spaces available - Booking Essential As part of Science Odyssey 2021, we invite you to join us to learn about the amazing animals from the Howe Sound. We will be posting on social media for everyday of Science Odyssey 2021 (May 1st-16th) with fun and informative innovations in marine science. Check out our Facebook and Instagram for fun activities you can do in your own home! Bookings will be limited to 6 people (from the…

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Taste of Sechelt

May 15 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until May 16, 2021

May 14 - 16. Visit Downtown Sechelt to experience fabulous eats and treats from local eateries, pubs and cafes. Participating businesses will offer a $6 menu item or special, for DINE IN, PATIO DINING or TAKE OUT. Look for the TASTE OF SECHELT poster in participating shop windows or FOLLOW us on Instagram and Facebook for more information @secheltdowntown

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PR – Powell River Farmers’ Market

May 15 @ 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until September 26, 2021

Paradise Valley Exhibition Park, Powell River

Saturday 10:30 - 12:30; Sunday 12:30 - 2:30. 8 to Sep 25-26. An old-fashioned, country-style market selling fresh, locally grown farm and garden produce, home baking, honey, soap, woodcrafts, jewelry, and a variety of original items hand-crafted by local artisans.

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Madeira Market

May 15 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Saturday, repeating until September 4, 2021

Madeira Gardens (across from IGA)

Saturdays to Sept 4. Vendors, plants, crafts, pet supplies and more. (Tables/space $10. Book at 604.989.0851) Proceeds to Pender Harbour Community Club.  

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Botanical Gardens Open

May 15 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until June 29, 2021

Sunshine Coast Botanical Gardens, Sechelt

Summer hours Fri-Tues, 11am-4pm. Covid-19 safety protocols in place. Check website for any changes. Admission is free for members; suggested $5 donation for non-members. Paths are for human walkers! Neither bicycles nor dogs are allowed. Service animals are always welcome

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Tiny Farm Market Stand

May 15 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Open most days
One Straw Tiny Farm, Roberts Creek

Open most days  11 - 2 pm. For other times and dates visit @onestrawsociety  Seasonal Fresh Veggies. Come and see what's growing on. Located behind the Gumboot Restaurant in Roberts Creek.

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Art Exhibition: Deborah Bakos ‘Text Me When You Get Home’

May 15 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until May 30, 2021

the Kube, Gibsons

to May 30. An abstract and mixed media painter from Vancouver presenting a compilation of mixed media pieces from two bodies of work, related in theme and intent. @she.thread.project and @embellish_her

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