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March 2020

Karen’s Paint Day/Night – POLAR BEAR – CANCELLED

March 31 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm | CREATE, Sechelt
$45

$45 inclusive with beverage

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5Rhythms Dance – POSTPONED

March 31 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Every Tuesday evening
| High Beam Dreams, Gibsons, BC
$15.00

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.

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April 2020

ONLINE: Free Art Class for Everyone!

April 1 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until April 15, 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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Sneak Attack Teaching: How to Educate Students and Break Down Social Barriers Without Anyone Knowing – CANCELLED

April 1 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm | Gibsons & District Public Library, Gibsons
Free

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.

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Follow Your Bliss watercolor classes – CANCELLED

April 3 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating indefinitely

| Home Studio, Sechelt BC
$40

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.

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Introduction to Landscape: Sketch to Finished Work – POSTPONED

April 4 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm | The Arts Building, Gibsons
$100

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…

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Yoga on Tap – CANCELLED

April 4 @ 9:45 am - 10:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:45 am on Saturday, repeating until May 2, 2020

| Persephone Brewing, Gibsons
$20

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.

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Introduction to Growing Cannabis – CANCELLED

April 4 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Sunshine Coast Botanical Gardens, Sechelt
$65 – $75

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.

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Planning Your 12-month Garden – CANCELLED

April 5 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Sunshine Coast Botanical Gardens, Sechelt

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).

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Spring Art Classes – Landscape

April 6 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Sarah Wray Hall, Garden Bay
$80 – $90

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.

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SongShine – POSTPONED

April 7 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until June 2, 2020

| Calvary Baptist Church, Gibsons, Gibsons

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…

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Master Weaver Course: Level One

April 8 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until April 13, 2020

| FibreWorks Studio & Gallery, Madeira Park
$1,100

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.

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Creative Dreamwork Classes

April 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until April 8, 2020

| Gibsons Landing, Gibsons
$80

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…

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Drawing with Bruce

April 11 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm | The Arts Building, Gibsons
$100

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.

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Character Sculpting Workshops – POSTPONED

April 14 @ 10:00 am - April 16 @ 4:00 pm | Smiling Seagull Studio, Gibsons
$275.00

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

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Master Weaver Course: Level Two

April 15 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until April 20, 2020

| FibreWorks Studio & Gallery, Madeira Park
$1,100

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.

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Indigo Dye + Shibori Techniques

April 18 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm | The Arts Building, Gibsons
$25 – $125

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 –…

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Master Spinner Course: Level One

April 22 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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April 22-27
| FibreWorks Studio & Gallery, Madeira Park
$200

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…

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Succulent Workshop

April 26 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm | Sunshine Coast Botanical Gardens, Sechelt
$15 – $20

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.

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May 2020

Watercolour and Ink with Bruce Edwards

May 2 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm | The Arts Building, Gibsons
$100

May 2 & 3. with Bruce Edwards. We will be mixing colour, applying washes, dry brush techniques, etc. to create art together. Valuable information to supplement travel sketching and journals. We will also work from our own mini still life compositions, to realize the basic steps in producing our art.

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Sassy Jazz: 30 mins of Fitness with Style + 30 mins of Awesome – POSTPONED

May 4 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Monday, repeating until June 1, 2020

| Coast Academy of Dance, Sechelt

Work it! Cross floor and choreography: heels optional, spaces ltd, performance opportunities.

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June 2020

Extreme Warp Makeover with Robyn Spadey

June 11 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until June 12, 2020

| FibreWorks Studio & Gallery, Madeira Park
$350

June 11 - 12. Hate to warp, but love to weave? Want more versatility from a single warp? Then this is a workshop for you! In this workshop, participants will warp their loom with their choice of one of three four-shaft threadings and perform an extreme makeover and weave it many different ways . . . from twill, lace, and overshot to swivel, corduroy, deflected weft, and double-faced. At the same time, participants are presented with the basics of different…

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Taming of the Hue – Techniques and Strategies for Understanding and Exploring Color with Robyn Spadey

June 14 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm | FibreWorks Studio & Gallery, Madeira Park
$175

Color can feel like an ominous world to enter. What seems like second nature to some can be a vast sphere of uncertainty to others. The good news is it doesn’t have to be that way. In this workshop, participants will explore a variety of tools. techniques, and strategies to assist them in exploring different ways of incorporating colour into their projects and give them more confidence in discovering new colour horizons. Little is required to bring . . .…

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July 2020

Gibsons School of the Arts Workshops

July 7 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Monday, repeating until August 24, 2020

| Gibsons School of the Arts, Gibsons

for painters - taught by professional artists who are experienced instructors. Improve your artistic abilities by enrolling in one of six summer workshops for painters at the Gibsons School of the Arts on the scenic Sunshine Coast in British Columbia, Canada. Classes vary in length from 4 to 5 days and starting on different days of the week. Fees are adjusted to reflect the length of the workshop. For a complete list of dates, instructors and prices visit their site gibsonsartschool.net

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