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January 2020

PR – Chinese New Year 2020

January 23 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am | Powell River Town Centre, Powell River
Free

A special Chinese New Year Parade features local kindergarten classes and will commence at 10am beside the BC Liquor Store mall entrance. Everyone is welcome to come and see this wonderful parade to ring in the Chinese New Year. Gong Hei Fat Choy!

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Karen’s Paint Day/Night – WINTER SCENE

January 23 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm | CREATE, Sechelt
$45

$45 incls. with beverage

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Art Exhibition: Friends of the Gallery (FOG)

January 23 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until February 3, 2020

| Sunshine Coast Arts Centre, Sechelt

The Friends of the Gallery (FOG) exhibition is a long-standing community event that has spanned more than 20 years. Originally, the aim was to create a way of involving emerging artists in a gallery show and to acknowledge the role of the arts in the community. What started small now includes over 120 pieces of art by artists. Individual artists are invited to submit one piece of art they have completed in the previous year to be shown in this…

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Art Exhibition: ‘Ghosts of Graffiti’ & ‘City-Seen’

January 23 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until February 9, 2020

| Gibsons Public Art Gallery, Gibsons
Free

to Feb 9th. This is a showcase of new life sized photographs of Gibson’s historical graffiti scene. Each canvas is an explosion of abstract colours from decades old graffiti; images that have come and gone. Their layered remains, exhumed, become the captured focus of our show. Eve Smart Gallery - Stanley Mishkin, oils:  is an unheralded look at development. Opening reception: Saturday January 18, 2pm-4pm

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Locals Day

January 23 @ 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until February 27, 2020

| Tapworks Brewing Co., Gibsons
Free

Thursdays - hosting the best food trucks on the coast, have live music and feature our core beers (just $4 for a 12oz!).

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Come Skate with Us – Free

January 23 @ 4:45 pm - 5:45 pm

Come give CanSkate a try! We're offering a Try-it-Free session for children 12 and under includes a lesson from Professional Skating Coaches! Skate and Helmet rentals available. Gibsons Ice Arena For more info: registrar@sunshinecoastskatingclub.ca

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Crafty Grieving Support Group

January 23 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until January 30, 2020

| Sunnycrest Mall, Gibsons
$25

Thursdays to Jan 30. we will explore different art mediums and we'll be able to share our story, listen to others and support each other through rough times. 10 spaces available, please pre-register. Hosted by Nurit of Rockin'deed

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Driftwood Players AGM

January 23 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm | Heritage Playhouse, Gibsons

April Fools Run and Vancouver Marathon Training Clinics

January 23 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Group training every Thursday at 6:30pm and Saturday at 8:00am, from January 9, 2020 to race weekend.
| PaceSetter Athletic Footwear, Gibsons
$50 – $60

Weekly Thursday & Saturdays to April 4th. Train with us for the 2020 BMO Sunshine Coast April Fool's Run Presented by Eastlink, or the BMO Vancouver Marathon! Hosted by PaceSetter Athletic Run Club, the clinic fee includes a t-shirt, twice-weekly coached group sessions, full training schedule, 10% off regular priced items at PaceSetter, access to members only site with training tips and other info, discounted entry fees to some Lower Mainland events, and a special shopping/party night with double discount.…

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Karen’s Paint Day/Night – MOSAIC FRAME

January 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm | CREATE, Sechelt
$45

Using mosaic tiles, create a beautiful frame for your mirror/painting, etc. Price to be determined on size,etc. Call Karen to discuss your project!

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Opportunity: DKMFY Music for Youth Grants

January 23 @ 10:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 pm, repeating until February 14, 2020

Free

Deadline to apply is 4:00 pm Friday, February 14, 2020. The Daniel Kingsbury Music for Youth Endowment Grant (DKMYF) is open to Sunshine Coast youth ages 13 - 19 looking for financial assistance. Applicants may request funding assistance for opportunities such as music lessons, musical instruments, software, and/or electronic production, e.g. studio time or studio mentoring.  Several grants up to and including $500 will be awarded. Those who applied in the past may apply again. Download application to be filled in…

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Opportunity: Call for Entry “connected” June 2020

January 23 @ 10:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:30 pm, repeating until April 15, 2020

| FibreWorks Studio & Gallery, Madeira Park
$25

NEW Deadline for submissions April 15, 2020. FibreWorks invites you to answer our BC-wide “Call for Entries” for the forthcoming show: “connected” “What connects you to the world? Are your connections strong shared experiences or are you delicately held together by a single thread? Are your connections worn and mellowed by the passage of time or are they shiny-new and untested? We are all connected somehow to something. FibreWorks Gallery invites you to share your story and ideas through fibre.…

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Opportunity: Sketching Ireland with Hiroshi Shimazaki, June 2020

January 23 @ 10:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:30 pm, repeating until March 1, 2020

Registration deadline with deposit March 1, 2020. Explore the charm of Northern Ireland and record your impressions of ancient dolmen, abbeys, cathedrals, Castles, humble cottages, river scenes, coastal panoramas, misty mountains and more. Date: June 1 -12, 2020 Participants: Maximum 7. Previous sketching experience: optional Leader: Hiroshi Shimazaki, geographer/watercolourist, www.hiroshishimazaki.com More information from Hiroshi at shimazaki@uleth.ca  

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Opportunity: Submissions now open for GPAG 2021 exhibitions

January 23 @ 10:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:30 pm, repeating until March 31, 2020

| Gibsons Public Art Gallery, Gibsons
Free

Deadline March 31, 2020. Are you an artist with a body of work to exhibit? Or do you have a vision for a compelling community group installation, and have the time and skill set required to put it all together and turn the idea into reality?  All creative people are invited to help GPAG plan for a future exhibition year. If you are not an artist, you can help too! If you know of an amazing local artist whose work…

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Opportunity: Gibsons Public Market Call for Art Submissions 2020

January 23 @ 10:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:30 pm, repeating until January 31, 2020

| Gibsons Public Market, Gibsons
Free

Deadline for submissions is January 31 2020. The Gibsons Public Market invites artists to submit exhibition proposals of two dimensional works be it photography, fabric art or paintings to hang at the Public Market. When a painting is sold , the Market's commission is 25% of your asking price. The Market staff handle payment and the gst and pst tax. More information from nancyzechoval@gmail.com More information from http://gibsonspublicmarket.com/art-exhibit/

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Opportunity: 2020 Rogue Fest Musician Applications Now Available

January 23 @ 10:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:30 pm, repeating until January 31, 2020

Free

Deadline January 31st. Hey Coasters, fancy playing at the Rogue Arts Festival 2020? Head on over to http://roguefest.ca/how-to-get-involved/perform/ to apply now! Festival date: Aug 21-23 2020.  

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Opportunity: Dist of Sechelt 2020 Community Investment Program Grants

January 23 @ 10:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:30 pm, repeating until January 27, 2020

Free

Deadline for applications January 27, 2020 at 4:30pm. Registered non-profit and charitable organizations seeking assistance from the District of Sechelt are invited to apply. Application forms and program details are available at the Dist. of Sechelt office, 5797 Cowrie St and via www.sechelt.ca under "Live". Contact ssmith@schelt.ca : 604.740.8476

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Opportunity: The Coast Recital Society 2020 Classical Music Scholarships

January 23 @ 10:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:30 pm, repeating until February 17, 2020

Free

Deadline February 17, 2020. Seeking applications from Sunshine Coast music students who wish to further their music education. Open to intermediate/senior level classical music students 25 years or younger. Previous winners may reapply. Applications available at www.coastrecitalsociety.ca Live juried auditions: Feb 29th & Mar 1st. Info: 604.885.0991 or email: coastrecital@dccnet.com

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Opportunity: Apply Now for Investment Readiness Program Funding

January 23 @ 10:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:30 pm, repeating until February 10, 2020

Applications are open for the Investment Readiness Program (IRP). Deadline to apply is February 10, 2020. The IRP offers funding of up to $100,000 to support social purpose organizations, which includes non-profits, charities, co-ops, and for-profit social enterprises, to advance towards or become ready for social finance investment. The funding can also be used to access outside expert advice or services, or create dedicated staff capacity to achieve business or mission growth strategy goals. For more information, including program guidelines…

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Opportunity: BC Wide Call for Entry “connected” June 2020

January 23 @ 10:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:30 pm, repeating until April 15, 2020

| FibreWorks Studio & Gallery, Madeira Park
$25

DEADLINE for submissions APRIL 15th 2020 “connected” show June 27th – August 2nd , 2020 “What connects you to the world? Are your connections strong shared experiences or are you delicately held together by a single thread? Are your connections worn and strengthened by the passage of time or are they shiny-new and untested? We are all connected somehow to something, FibreWorks Gallery invites you to share your story and respond to the theme, whatever it means to you.” please…

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Opportunity: Coats of Paint Call for artists

January 23 @ 10:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:30 pm, repeating until April 12, 2020

Deadline April 12th. Paint fabric like you would a canvas then they are made into wearable coats. No sewing skills needed. Pattern and fabric are free. You just need paints and your artistry. The Wearable art Fashion show will be held May 23rd @ 7pm. Coats must be for sale in the silent auction. Artist receives 90% of sale.

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Opportunity: Call for Artists

January 23 @ 10:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:30 pm, repeating until February 10, 2020

The District of Sechelt invites artists and/or artist-led teams, to submit Expressions of Interest to create designs for one of the crosswalks on Trail Ave.

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PR – Opportunity: Calling all Youth – 5-Minute Film Contest

January 23 @ 11:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 pm, repeating until February 23, 2020

Calling all young filmmakers aged 15-25 (UNESCO defined "youth")! PRFF presents our annual call for submissions to the 5-Minute Film Contest Entry to the contest is FREE, the deadline has been extended until February 23, 2020 AND we have $500 in prizes over 7 different categories! More information from http://www.prfilmfestival.ca/5-minute-film-contest/

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Opportunity: Call for LGBTQ2+ Artists

January 23 @ 11:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 pm, repeating until March 9, 2020

| The Art Centre, Powell River
Free

Deadline March 9, 2020. For June 20 - July 26 2020  'What the Plus (+) Show - Exploding the Gradients of Gender + Sexuality through the Arts on the BC Coast. Featuring emerging and established artists who identify or are allies across the gender/sexual spectrum from within 50 miles of Powell River (qathet Regional District, and lower Sunshine Coast. Opening in Powell River at the Art Centre, June 20, 2020.

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