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January 2020

Karen’s Paint Day/Night – SEAL

January 30 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm | CREATE, Sechelt
$45

$45 incls. with beverage

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Karen’s Paint Day/Night – 2020 INSPIRATIONAL BOARD

January 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm | CREATE, Sechelt
$45

$45 incls with beverage Creating your own story board - Painting and decoupaging with patterned tissue/serviettes, etc adding inspirational words (pasted or written or painted) , glitter, gems, beads, string, feathers, etc. This is a positive, therapeutic exercise to inspire this wonderful New Year of 20/20 vision!

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Karen’s Paint Day/Night – SEAL

January 31 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm | CREATE, Sechelt
$45

$45 incls. with beverage

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February 2020

Weekend Workshop: Making a Ceramic Mural

February 1 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until February 2, 2020

| Forst Pottery, Gibsons, BC
$150

Saturday & Sunday, Feb 1 & 2, 10am - 3pm. Make your own clay wall mural. Once you have rolled out a slab you can create an image which you will build up with coils or slabs to form a bas relief sculpture that you can hang on the wall. Two days, $150 + Materials (about $15-$25)

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Writing workshop with Arushi Raina

February 1 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm | Gibsons & District Public Library, Gibsons
Free

For youth ages 12+ "Let's work together to write in voices--familiar, unexpected, and sometimes strange. Let's talk about what it means to be different. Let's reach people with words." ARUSHI RAINA grew up in South Africa and has also lived in India, Egypt, Nigeria, the US, UK, and most recently, in Vancouver Canada. Her debut novel, When Morning Comes is set in apartheid South Africa and explores the lives of four very different teens on the brink of a youth…

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Full Voice Workshop- with Barbara McAfee

February 1 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm | St John’s United Church, Sechelt
$55.00

Internationally acclaimed singer/songwriter and voice coach, Barbara McAfee will be on the coast for a series of workshops and concerts. This special workshop features her unique "5 Elements Framework" for the practice of 'Vocal Presence'. This 2.5 hour event will allow you to explore the range and quality of your voice for many sytles of communication, speech and song. No previous singing experience required. Through play, singing, body exercise and improvisation, Barbara will encourage participants to liberate their Full Voice.…

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Seed Starting 101

February 1 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Deluxe Landscaping, Sechelt
Free

Using the West Coast Seeds Gardening Guide, as a reference, we will discuss how you can grow your own vegetables & flowers at home. We will be demonstrating everything from the initial planting, pinching back and transplanting.

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Hands-On Pruning

February 2 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Sunshine Coast Botanical Gardens, Sechelt
$15 – $20

Led by Cheryl Topping. Please bring your favourite pruning tool and dress for the weather. This workshop takes place in a member's garden and address will be provided with workshop payment. $15 for Members, $20 for Non-members. Space is limited.

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PR – Best Final Months Vision Class

February 3 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am | Cranberry Community Hall, Powell River
$245

Mondays Feb 3 - Mar 16. This program is for all ages, from young to senior. You will learn not only how to plan for your end of life, but more importantly, how to live fully for today! In these inter/non-denominational classes, we will work through the 5 domains of life (physical, emotional, spiritual, life legacy and after death care), one domain at a time, in a safe, caring environment, and will complete your very own beautiful vision map that…

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Bellydance Basics

February 5 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm | Waldorf Ballet School, Sechelt

4 Wednesdays to Feb 26th. Amber's classes start with a fun bollywood/jazz warmup, followed by a nice grounding stretch to ease our bodies into the isolations that make up this mesmerizing dance. Bellydance is a low impact, full body workout. A great exercise for both the body and the mind.

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Bellydance with Amber

February 5 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm | Waldorf Ballet School, Sechelt
$60

4 classes: Wednesdays 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th - 6:30-7:45pm Come learn the basics of Bellydance!! Amber's classes start with a fun bollywood/jazz warmup, followed by a nice grounding stretch to ease our bodies into the isolations that make up this mesmerizing dance. From hip circles to figure 8's...shimmies and more, we break down the basics adding layering for more of a challenge if we want😀 Bellydance is a low impact, full body workout. A great exercise for both the body…

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Documenting Your Work

February 6 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until February 20, 2020

$40 – $50

3 Thursdays, Pre-Registration Required, Max 6 per session. No drop-ins. February 6, 13, 20; 4-7pm Cost: $40/person (member); $50/person (non-member) Instructor: Simon Levin Register by January 30 to secure your spot. This is a unique opportunity to learn from a professional artist while leaving with a series of professional images of your work. This hand-on workshop will demonstrate best practices for lighting, scale and orientation. Documenting your work is one of the most important parts of being able to communicate…

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PR – Acrylic Art Lessons Jane Dow

February 8 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until February 10, 2020

| Powell River Fine Arts Association, Powell River
$295

Feb 8, 9, 10. Prior knowledge is not necessary and or leave all that you know at the door. This 3 day course is a guide to create an accomplished painting ( not a drawing) You will learn to slow down and work without jumping ahead. This is one of many ways to paint with confidence. Class limit is 8 ppl. A list of paint supply will be announced once you have signed up.

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Creative Dreamwork Classes

February 12 @ 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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Build A Beneficial Bug House Workshop

February 14 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm | Deluxe Landscaping, Sechelt
$25

Show beneficial bugs and mason bees some love this Valentines Day. We will have everything you need available to create your own bug house. Two workshops time available, limited seating. Cost $25

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Blind Contour Drawing Workshop (FREE)

February 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Gibsons Public Art Gallery, Gibsons
Free

This is a FREE 1 hour workshop to introduce you to blind contour drawing. Drawing is a skill set that we can all learn and this technique is a path to drawing with more confidence. It is easy to learn and very relaxing! No drawing experience necessary and this workshop is available to kids 10 years and up if they are accompanied by an adult. You must register in advance as there is limited seating. Please contact Marlene Lowden at…

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March 2020

PR – Powell River Adventures in Film Camp

March 5 @ 9:00 am - May 8 @ 1:00 pm | The Patricia Theatre, Powell River BC
$500

Part of the Powell River Film Festival’s Youth Festival, this weekend camp is specifically designed for young filmmakers. During the day, participants attend seminars by a diverse group of filmmakers and hands-on video production workshops in small crews. In the evenings, students enjoy youth-oriented films and engaging Q&As. Accommodation is available at a local hotel with meals and full supervision provided. Fast paced and fun, participants leave the camp with the full experience of video production, including teamwork and troubleshooting,…

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2020 Travel Sketching: Fuss-free, Indelible Memories

March 21 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm | Gibsons Public Art Gallery, Gibsons
$100

Sketching workshop with Hiroshi Shimazaki

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Spontaneity Workshop

March 30 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm | Roberts Creek

with Veena Sood www.veenasood.com. Learn to create improvised scenes without any effort - in a safe, fun & non-judgmental environment. Train yourself to accept your impulses. Learn great skills that you can apply to both your personal and professional life – and have a fun time doing it.

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April 2020

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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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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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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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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