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August 2020

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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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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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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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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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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Howe Sound History and Sightseeing Tours

August 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on August 16, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on August 29, 2020 at 10:00 am

| Gibsons Wharf, Gibsons
$40 – $75

Aug 8, 16 & 29. with Dale Peterson. Travelling by Sunshine Coast water taxi. Max 6 people per tour for social distancing. Tour last @one hour  $55 each. Rendezvous at 09:50 am in front of harbormasters office on Gibsons wharf. To book call Rainflorist 272 Molly's Lane ph # 604.786.5793. Payment can be cash, debit, visa mastercard. More info call Dale at 604.886.1424

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Nia Outdoors

August 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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unless park in use for town event
| Dougall Park, Gibsons
$1 – $50

Nia classes area a tantalizing blend of fitness form combined with the freedom of dance. Your body will experience new flexibility, strength, energy and balance. Your emotions will experience release and a mental reset! Feel liberated from recent sedentary habits while breathing fresh air in the stage area of Dougall Park with social distancing. Bare feet or footwear (especially if participating on stage floor). Bring your own blanket/mat for closing stretch and relaxation. Rain or shine! For exceptions check FB…

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Opening Reception: Theme & Variation – CANCELLED

August 8 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm | FibreWorks Studio & Gallery, Madeira Park

A solo show by Jean Curry “Theme and Variation is a form of musical composition that begins with a main melody (theme) that is altered or changed in some way throughout the piece. These alterations are called ‘variations’. When working in a series, an artist can also take a theme (image/concept) and use variations of it throughout a body of work. Music and art are intertwined in my life. I am a choral singer. I am a fibre artist. Both…

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Gibsons Farmers Market & Car Free Sundays @ Persephone

August 9 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until September 27, 2020

| Persephone Brewing, Gibsons
Free

to Sept 27th. Over 20 vendors. Emphasis on local foods & produce, assortment of ready made food available, craft and artisan vendors. In the picnic area you enjoy a beer and live music from 12-2. In order to accommodate the extra foot traffic, as well as keep our picnic areas open to onsite drinks and snacks, we are closing the farm to Vehicle Traffic from 10-3PM every Sunday! There is street parking available or parking at the visitor's parking lot…

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Slow Sundays in the Creek

August 9 @ 2:00 pm | Roberts Creek Gazbo

Featuring Whirlwind wind quintet plus Double Treble and guests. Live music from local musicians. Please be kind and considerate of COVIC Protocols in place. At the entrance please, sanitize before signing in. Bring sun and / or rain protection, chairs, blanket etc. social distance dancing encouraged. We can do this together.

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Japanese Conversation Group

August 10 @ 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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38th Annual Sunshine Coast Festival of the Written Arts – CANCELLED

August 13 - August 16 | Rockwood Festival Pavilion, Sechelt

Until Aug 13, 14, 15, 16 2021. Canadian literary festival featuring writers of a wide range of genres; events take place in the 500-seat open air Festival Pavilion in the Rockwood Gardens

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French Conversation Group now On-line

August 13 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 10:30 am on Thursday, repeating until October 29, 2020

| Online
Free

Our bi-weekly French Conversation Group is now taking place online every other Thursday from 10:30am–noon on Zoom. Everyone welcomed, no matter your level of fluency in French. Contact Sam Talbot, our community outreach coordinator, to learn more and get the Zoom link. stalbot@gibsons.bclibrary.ca

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Book Faire – CANCELLED

August 14 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm | Sechelt Library Community Room, Sechelt

Aug 14-16.  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).

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Hackett Park Craft Fair – POSTPONED

August 15 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm | Hackett Park, Sechelt

to 2021. Stay Safe and Connected. More info sunshinecoastartscouncil.com/hackett-park-2020/

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Tailgate Sale

August 15 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm | Gibsons Legion Parking Lot

Rain or Shine, 30 spaces only ($20 ea contact 604.886.2411 for info)

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Fibreshed Market Day

August 15 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm | FibreWorks Studio & Gallery, Madeira Park

This is an opportunity to buy fresh fleece from Sunshine Coast Fibre Farmers for your Fibre Fashion Fun Projects! There will be a variety of breeds to choose from such as Shetland Sheep, Icelandic Sheep, Gotland Sheep, Suffolk Sheep, Llama and Alpaca. There will be washed, unwashed fleece, yarn, roving and small batts dyed from local plants for sale. For everyone’s well-being . . . Covid-19 protocols will be in place.

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Slow Sundays in the Creek

August 16 @ 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until August 30, 2020

| Roberts Creek Gazbo

Live music from local musicians. Please be kind and considerate of COVIC Protocols in place. At the entrance please, sanitize before signing in. Bring sun and / or rain protection, chairs, blanket etc. social distance dancing encouraged. We can do this together.

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5th Annual Rogue Fest – NO GO for 2020

August 21 @ 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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One event on August 22, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on August 23, 2020 at 10:00 am

| Clarke Farm, Wilson Creek, B.C.

Friday 5-11pm; Saturday 10am-11pm; Sunday  10am-5pm. A 3 day outdoor festival where you can immerse yourself in non-stop, genre-crossing music, art, and more. Discover your new favourite band, find inspiration in the Rogue Art Gallery, learn cool new things at rural-living focused workshops, all while checking out funky vendors, interactive installations, our super one-of-a-kind Human Foosball (we know, right?!?!), creative demonstrations, on-site camping, and delicious food and libations on the idyllic, family-run Clarke Farm on the gorgeous Sunshine Coast of…

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SC Streamkeepers Invasive Plant Removal at Malcolm Creek, RC

August 25 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00 am on day 25 of the month, repeating until September 26, 2020

Join us as we continue on the last Saturday of the month event, the next one is July 25th as we continue to remove the invasive plants (mostly ivy) from the area around Malcolm Creek. We will be near the bridge over Malcolm Creek at the foot of Metcalfe Road off Lower Road) 1 1/2 km from Gumboot Cafe. Watch for Beach Access signs). (Malcolm Creek is located in Roberts Creek, Sunshine Coast, BC.) Please bring gloves, eye protection and…

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September 2020

Pender Harbour Fall Faire

September 3 @ 12:00 pm | Madeira Park

With activities and competitions including the Chili cook-off, scarecrow competition and more.

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Book Faire – CANCELLED

September 4 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm | Sechelt Library Community Room, Sechelt

Sept 4-6.  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).

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Roberts Creek Farm Gate Market – 1st Saturdays

September 5 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:30 am on day First of the month, repeating until October 3, 2020

| Masonic Hall Parking Lot

In addition to our Wednesday Market we are open every 1st Saturday of the Month in the RC Masonic Lodge parking lot.

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Opening Reception: A Sense of Place – CANCELLED

September 19 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm | FibreWorks Studio & Gallery, Madeira Park

What is a sense of place? In our art practice, we are influenced by our environment and our experiences. We were born and raised in Southern Manitoba and the influences of our Mennonite heritage and prairie environment have always been a steady thread in our work. Our art always reflects our love of colour and texture and is expressed in a variety of fibre art media. Our heritage influences our work ethic and our desire to surround ourselves with beauty…

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