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June 2020

Sechelt Takeout Service & Book Drops

June 1 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until June 21, 2020

| Sechelt Library, Sechelt
Free

Monday-Friday 10 am-3 pm : 604.885.3260 Safety for staff and patrons remains our top priority. For details check their website here.  

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Japanese Conversation Group

June 1 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Monday, repeating until September 28, 2020

| Online
Free

Our weekly Japanese Conversation Group is now taking place online every Monday from 4pm–5:30pm on Zoom. This small friendly group is welcoming of all fluency levels, beginer or more advanced. Contact Sam Talbot, our community outreach coordinator, to learn more and get the Zoom link. stalbot@gibsons.bclibrary.ca

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Virtual Odonata Songrise with Dianne Baker

June 1 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until July 6, 2020

| Facebook

1st Monday of the month. A song circle to lift spirits and voices in these challenging times. Joy, resilience, peace, connection. All as we breath and sing together. Contact Diane for more info Dianne.mary.baker@gmail.com or on facebooki https://www.facebook.com/d.m.hatherly.baker

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Community Howl

June 1 @ 7:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:00 pm, repeating until May 30, 2020

An event every day that begins at 7:00 pm, repeating until June 27, 2020

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!

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2020 Creative Expression During Social Distancing

June 1 @ 8:15 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:15 pm, repeating until July 15, 2020

| Gibsons Public Art Gallery, Gibsons
Free

DIGITAL EXHIBITION at GPAG. GPAG has launched a virtual exhibition which aims to capture the feelings, emotions and daily life in this unprecedented time when not only daily routines but our lives have been drastically altered. Our community, our country and the world struggle to respond to this ubiquitous pandemic. The virtual gallery will be ongoing with new submissions added each week. Keep checking back to see what’s being created or captured in your neighbourhood.

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Virtual Event – Fit in a Flash: Self-Isolation Workout

June 1 @ 8:25 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:25 pm, repeating until June 19, 2020

Free

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…

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ONLINE: Free Art Class for Everyone!

June 1 @ 8:25 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:25 pm, repeating until June 7, 2020

| An on-line presentation

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…

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Virtual ART ROAD TRIP with Marlene Lowden

June 1 @ 8:29 pm
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Ongoing - online
| Online
$20

We invite friends, colleagues or family members to join us for this three part video series. Use a long weekend road trip with your BFF as a metaphor for this online art adventure. There are 3 parts, each part invites companions to work together and support each other to create art studies. The exercises will push everyone a little out of their comfort zones and if they are practicing artists, out of their normal mediums. Don't worry if you're a…

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Opportunity: Friday Night Go FB Live

June 1 @ 8:30 pm - 9:15 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30 pm, repeating until July 3, 2020

| Facebook

Every Friday evening at 7:10 pm (til this crisis is over) Sunshine Coast Artists go FB Live on FB Page:  Performing Artists for Sunshine Coast Food Banks to help with donations through the Sunshine Coast Community Services Society.  Email Verna at musicinthelanding@gmail.com for more info.

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Opportunity: Call for Exhibition Proposals, 2021/22

June 1 @ 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30 pm, repeating until June 30, 2020

| Sunshine Coast Arts Centre, Sechelt
Free

Deadline June 30, 2020. We welcome proposals each year for the Doris Crowston Gallery at the Sechelt Art Centre. We encourage proposals for exhibitions and artwork that will challenge visitors, provoke conversation and connect to pressing concerns of our time. More information here.

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Opportunity: Welcome to Here Walk Project

June 1 @ 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30 pm, repeating until June 1, 2020

| Online

We are gathering youth stories, drawings, videos and photos by youth about the trails and natural places in the area. Please send stories to claudiamedina@enmedia.ca and drawings to megandulcie@gmail.com

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Opportunity: 10th Annual Popsicle Stick Bridge Contest – Online

June 1 @ 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30 pm, repeating until June 15, 2020

| Facebook

Pick up Popsicle Stick Bridge Kits ($5 each) from GBS, Gibsons or Sechelt and Oak Tree Market, Madeira. Build Bridge and drop off on June 18-20 at TBA designated sites. 4 categories: Elementary, Secondary, Family, Open (adults). Prizes totally $1000. Get more information on facebook here

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Opportunity: 2020 Creative Expression During Social Distancing

June 1 @ 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30 pm, repeating until July 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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“Dear Coastal Neighbour”

June 1 @ 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30 pm, repeating until June 3, 2020

a letter-writing campaign to increase social connection in our community! Coast residents of all ages are invited to put pen to paper and share their stories, pictures, poems and support. We will collect and deliver your letter to someone in need of some extra joy right now. You can find all the information you need to be part of Dear Coastal Neighbour, including our Resources Toolkit on our website at http://ow.ly/mRFZ50zAVJd. or contact averspoor@sccss.ca or 604.989.6171

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Opportunity: Call for submissions: Artists in Our Midst

June 1 @ 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30 pm, repeating until June 19, 2020

Deadline: June 19, 2020, 4pm. A call for proposals for a new residency space in downtown Sechelt. Artists in our Midst is a program open to artists/collectives/groups who live and work on the Sunshine Coast. It provides 3-months of free studio space in exchange for creating work(s) that engages and considers the public and public space. For more information or how to apply please visit: sunshinecoastartscouncil.com/air

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Opportunity: MIcrogrant Pilot Program

June 1 @ 8:31 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:31 pm, repeating until June 30, 2020

For Individual Artists. Deadline: June 30, 2020. The BC Arts Council has launched its Microgrant Pilot Program, which offers awards of up to $1,500 to support artists and cultural practitioners in BC to respond to emergent needs or changes in the arts and culture sector.  Click here for more info.

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Opportunity: BC Culture Days – Calling All Emerging Artists

June 1 @ 8:40 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:40 pm, repeating until June 1, 2020

for the 2020 BC Culture Days Ambassador Program. BC emerging artists are invited to apply to the 2020 BC Culture Days Ambassador Program. Five successful applicants will receive an honorarium and production budget totalling $1,000 to present a community-based project for Culture Days 2020. Eligible projects include in-person events*, live-streamed events, digital presentations (pre-recorded), and self-guided activities. Projects will be presented on the weekend of September 25-27, 2020. Ambassadors will also be matched with an established artist for a 3-month online mentorship. Artists from rural…

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Opportunity: Sunshine Coast Community Foundation Covid-19 Emergency Relief Fund

June 1 @ 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 pm, repeating until July 10, 2020

In response to community needs created by the Covid-19 health pandemic, Sunshine Coast Community Foundation has established the Sunshine Coast Covid-19 Emergency Relief Fund. This fund, seeded by resources from the Community Foundation, and to which individuals and businesses may contribute, is intended to provide emergency relief to charities or other qualified donees whose operations, programs, or services are negatively impacted by the restrictions or other factors related to the current situation.

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Facebook Live: Local Musicians May 29-30th

June 1 @ 9:35 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:35 pm, repeating until June 11, 2020

| Facebook

Check out some of the Coast’s musicians stepping up to share their music from home … Click on their name for the link – Jerome Jarvis - guitar, vocals - Friday Night Go FB Live Jim Foster - harmonica, vocals - "Keep the Radio On" - Friday Night Go FB Live - video Double Treble - flute, harp, guitar, uke, vocals from Heidi and Bud Kurz - Music in the Landing at the Heritage Playhouse Mark Brezer and baby Arlo…

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Facebook Live: Local Musicians May 28th

June 1 @ 9:36 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:36 pm, repeating until June 9, 2020

Check out some of the Coast’s musicians stepping up to share their music from home … Click on their name for the link – Joe Stanton - guitar, vocals - First Set - Thursday Night Live : Joe Stanton - guitar, vocals - Second Set - Thursday Night Live : Mark Brezer and baby Arlo -  guitar, vocals - "Eyes of a Painter" : Matt Richards - guitar, vocals - "Will the Circle be Unbroken"

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Facebook Live: Local Musicians May 26-27th

June 1 @ 9:37 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:37 pm, repeating until June 6, 2020

Check out some of the Coast’s musicians stepping up to share their music from home … Click on their name for the link – Katherine Penfold & Scott Verbeek - vocals, guitar - "Sweetest Thing" : Mark Brezer and baby Arlo - guitar, vocals - "Peace Train" : Bonar Harris - guitar, vocals - "Walking Each Other Home" : Mark Brezer and baby Arlo - guitar, vocals - "Blue Suede Shoes"

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Facebook Live: Local Musicians May 24-25th

June 1 @ 9:38 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:38 pm, repeating until June 5, 2020

Check out some of the Coast’s musicians stepping up to share their music from home … Click on their name for the link – Mark Brezer and baby Arlo - guitar, vocals - "Wild World" : Gary Gilbert - guitar, vocals - Corona Crooner #32 - "Helplessly Hoping" : Matt Richards - guitar, vocals -  "Call me the Breeze" - J.J. Cale : Mark Brezer and baby Arlo - guitar, vocals - "45 Years" : Steve's Band - Covid distancing…

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Facebook Live: Local Musicians May 23rd

June 1 @ 9:39 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:39 pm, repeating until June 3, 2020

| Facebook

Check out some of the Coast’s musicians stepping up to share their music from home … Click on their name for the link – Deanna Knight Tree-o - piano, Simon Kendal; vocals, Deanna Knight; flute/sax, Karen Graves - Music in the Landing Live from the Heritage : Matt Richards - guitar, vocals - "Trouble Again" : Mark Brezer and baby Arlo - guitar, vocals - "Early Morning Rain" : Mark Stokes - keys, guitar, vocals

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Facebook Live: Local Musicians May 21-22nd

June 1 @ 9:40 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:40 pm, repeating until June 6, 2020

| Facebook

Check out some of the Coast’s musicians stepping up to share their music from home … Click on their name for the link – Joe Stanton - guitar, vocals - Thursday Night Live - First Set Joe Stanton - guitar, vocals - Thursday Night Live - Second Set Mark Brezer and baby Arlo - guitar, vocals - "Baby's Got a New Pair Of Shoes" Ron Campbell - vocals, piano

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